Is your candidate experience putting off applicants?

After advertising, shortlisting and interviewing, you finally select your ideal candidate. They tick all the boxes and they couldn’t be more suited to your organisation if they tried.  But then, before you can offer them the job, they’re snatched up by another employer, or worse, a direct competitor. As recruiters, we’ve all been there and ...more

Gamification: what is it and why do YOU need it?

The application of game-like elements to business challenges is known as “gamification”. In 2011, Volkswagen Group invited consumers in China, its largest and most powerful market, to assist the company in developing new versions of the “people’s car”. Members of the public were given a tool to design their new vehicle and encouraged to post ...more

5 Functions of an ATS That Will Enhance Your Volume Recruitment

When recruiting for your organisation, it’s obvious that you need the right people. However, when looking for large numbers of individuals, the headache of hiring tends to increase. You need to be consistent across the campaign, ensuring efficient processes to make sure the project is a success. The more straight-forward your process, the easier it ...more

How to Manage your Recruitment Agencies Using an ATS

For the busy HR professional, achieving ‘zero percent’ agency usage is a reoccurring dream. Many face multiple challenges when striving to solely recruit directly, for example, finding the resources to manage a vast quantity of roles all of a sudden, or having to fill positions requiring niche skill-sets. It’s no surprise, therefore, that external agencies ...more

ATS Software: A 2 Minute Guide

Not every candidate who applies will be suitable for your vacancies, so you’ll need a way to manage these applicants and communicate with them. By building a talent pool and an efficient communication process, you will have a ready-made pool of candidates you can turn to first – before even considering an agency. So, if ...more

What you need to report on when using an ATS

Do you know which job boards and advertising platforms are providing you with the best return on investment? Understand which supplier generates your most ‘quality’ applications? As your recruitment efforts ramp up, measuring the success of your sourcing without the assistance of recruitment software can become a difficult for many busy in-house recruitment managers. Applicant ...more