Our top tips on candidate engagement

It’s no secret that the recruitment process can be, at times, lengthly and cumbersome for a variety of reasons. As a developing business, hiring the right candidates is a crucial process, and one that significantly impacts upon your success. But, with the recruitment process often dragging out, how can candidate engagement be consistently maintained? Webrecruit ...more

How Recruitment Software can Help Support your Employer Branding Initiatives

Over the past year, there has been a widespread focus on improving employer branding in recruitment. In fact, according to CIPD’s Resourcing and Talent Planning Survey in 2015, over the last two years 86% of organisations have made efforts to improve their employer brand, most of which has been through the development of their own ...more

Variety VS Frequency in Recruitment Advertising: What’s more important?

There is no denying that there can often be difficulty when it comes to deciding which advertising mix best suits the recruitment needs of your company. Do you advertise across multiple platforms? Do you advertise less but in the right places? Do you pay for a contract with one particular job board for multiple job ...more

The Difference between a Job Description and a Job Advert: 8 Things You Need to Know

Whilst evaluating your recruitment advertising strategy, it’s important to consider the content of the adverts that are being seen by your potential applicants. Your job adverts are a reflection of your company and should therefore be perfectly crafted. Many hiring managers may think that sending the job description out as an advert is fine – ...more

Employer Branding and Recruitment: The 5 Cs

Recruitment advertising now goes beyond posting a job ad and waiting for an influx of candidates. It requires an understanding of the market and identifying ways to use your brand to attract the best talent. In recruitment, your employer brand plays a huge part in attracting the right people. According to a Glassdoor survey (2014), ...more

4 Ways to Future Proof Your Recruitment

If you’re setting up a direct sourcing strategy, it is important to consider more than just the ‘right here, right now’ objectives. By anticipating and factoring in potential future changes you can remain one step ahead of the game. Success is understanding and applying what candidates want when they search for a new job. But, ...more

The Candidate Journey vs. A Non-Optimised Career Site?

The recruitment industry is changing, and is once again candidate-driven to improve the candidate journey online. Recruiters and HR professionals are having to hone their candidate attraction strategy, in an attempt to draw the attention of the right applicants. Many turn to recruitment software, such as Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and careers sites, to give ...more

6 LinkedIn Recruitment Features

89% of recruiters have hired someone through LinkedIn, according to Herd Wisdom (2014). With statistics such as these, it’s no surprise that businesses are taking advantage of the world’s largest professional network to find candidates. But, how can you optimise your recruitment efforts on a budget through LinkedIn to find the best talent? We look ...more

Are You Using LinkedIn Properly?

Strengthening your staff recruitment doesn’t always mean using a large number of resources. What is important is understanding how to get the best value, and the best return from those that you do use. Choosing specific advertising platforms to use for your staff recruitment campaigns can be challenging, especially with the large variety available, but ...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