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Recruitment Blog Category: Innovative Recruitment

Starting An Executive Recruitment Consultancy

Starting An Executive Recruitment ConsultancyEntrepreneur Magazine suggests that the average income for independent consultants is twice the average salary of their employed equivalent. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 26/06/2007

Hiring Freelance And Contract Staff

Hiring Freelance And Contract StaffUsing freelance and contract staff can be a useful option for many businesses in search of short term, flexible solutions to staffing requirements or specific skills needs. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 01/07/2007

Resource Planning

Resource PlanningThe first in a series of blogs for employers about different elements of the recruitment process More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 07/07/2007

9 Ways You Can Be More Creative

9 Ways You Can Be More CreativeWe all know how essential creativity and creative thinking is to business success. Being creative is not always coming up with new or niche ideas it is also about positing old ideas in a new way, or finding a solution to a problem that makes you faster, More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 07/07/2007

Using Freelance Sales Reps

Using Freelance Sales RepsIn a previous post I discussed some of the pros and cons of using freelance and contract staff to solve staffing problems. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 07/07/2007

Is Recruitment Marketing?

Is Recruitment Marketing?Any marketing consultant worth his or her salt will tell you that everything is marketing - not only is it a neat way to increase their billable hours but its also very true. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 07/07/2007

Staff Training - Pros and Cons

Staff Training - Pros and ConsI recently attended an event hosted by the Chamber of Commerce that focused on staff training. Although I'd never given it any specific thought, an interesting point was raised about some of the potential downsides to providing training for staff. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 07/07/2007

Staff 'Buzz'

Staff Who's job is it to promote your business? More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 07/07/2007

Are Social Networking Sites Career Suicide?

Are Social Networking Sites Career Suicide?The increasing popularity of social networking sites is jeopardising the career prospects of individuals, warns leading employee screening company BackgroundChecking.com. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 02/08/2007

Succession Planning And Talent Management

Succession Planning And Talent ManagementI was recently asked to answer some questions for a magazine article and thought I would put them in here as well. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 03/08/2007

Some Questions On Recruitment

Some Questions On RecruitmentI was recently asked to answer some questions for a magazine article and thought I would put them in here as well. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 03/08/2007

Marketing Yourself In Recruitment

Marketing Yourself In RecruitmentA new addition to our Knowledge Centre - how to market yourself during job search More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 02/10/2007

Recruitment And Selection - Defining The Job Requirements

Recruitment And Selection - Defining The Job RequirementsStep Three: this step focuses on the requirements of the job - what will you be looking for in your ideal candidate? It is important to focus on real requirements and also to separate out the essential and the desireable - it helps you when you get to de More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 18/10/2007

Attracting Candidates To Your Vacancy

Attracting Candidates To Your VacancyStep Four: using analytical thinking and imagination together is what gets you the best candidate pool. One of the tricks it to track down sources of candidates that your competition have overlooked More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 19/10/2007

Collecting Candidate Recruitment Data

Collecting Candidate Recruitment DataStep Six: recruitment and selection is all about making decisions on who to hire - first finding enough people to decide on and then collecting enough information to make that decision More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 20/10/2007

Making Recruitment Appointments

Making Recruitment AppointmentsStep Ten: Holding your nerve is critical during the appointment phase and it really helps to be prepared. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 23/10/2007

Evaluating Recruitment Selection Processes

Evaluating Recruitment Selection ProcessesStep 13: you are almost there! All you have to do now is make sure you did a good job and capture learning for the future. Hiring someone into your team or your company is one of the most expensive decisions you make - so make sure you do it well. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 24/10/2007

Recruitment And Selection Induction

Recruitment And Selection InductionStep 12: it is so easy to underestimate the benefits of a proper induction but the benefits can be measured in both financial and human terms. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 24/10/2007

100 Productivity Tips

100 Productivity TipsSome simple productivity tips More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 27/11/2007

Recruiting Students And Graduates

Recruiting Students And GraduatesAnother area that we are often asked about is student and graduate recruitment. In this market the main challenges are finding, identifying and attracting the best talent. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 04/12/2007

Apple Recruiters Tempt Exemplary Employees

Apple Recruiters Tempt Exemplary EmployeesApple's retail store recruiters are reaching out to employees of other companies, and handing them an enticement card. This is an innovative recruitment idea which could boost recruitment success and will certainly create a buzz in the workplace. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 08/10/2008

Top Tips For Giving Recruitment Feedback

Top Tips For Giving Recruitment FeedbackFeedback is a crucial part of the recruitment process. Giving constructive feedback is often difficult, for good candidates and for bad. Whether you are a recruitment agency or an employer, telling successful applicants what they did wrong and failed applicants what they did right, is important but can be delicate. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 02/03/2009

Best Practice Online Recruitment

Best Practice Online RecruitmentWhen looking to recruit new workers lets look at the use of online recruitment sites that will not only save you time but also help find the best job candidates from the widest pool of talent. You will benefit by having great new employees. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 25/03/2009

Online Recruiting Through Professional Associations

Online Recruiting Through Professional Associations If you have specialist job roles to recruit for seek the help of online professional associations. The kind of employees you are looking for will probably be registered with such sites and therefore may be working for you soon. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 26/03/2009

Online Recruitment Success

Online Recruitment Success All colleges and universities have websites so when recruiting aim to reach as wide an audience of potential employees as you can. This will not only help you find strong job candidates but also make sure your work will be undertaken by the best possible candidates. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 27/03/2009

Successful Online Recruiting

Successful Online RecruitingWhen recruiting or advertising vacant jobs you will want to reach as wide an audience as possible. Newspaper websites reach a variety of job hunters and potential employees and will be a helpful tool to aid your recruitment potential. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 30/03/2009

Recruiting Online: How To Succeed

Recruiting Online: How To SucceedFor better and stronger recruitment potential when advertising online consider commercial websites. This will aid your chances of finding the best job candidates and employees to work for you. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 31/03/2009

Job Boards Improve Online Recruiting

Job Boards Improve Online RecruitingThere are many job boards out there which range from general employment to the very niche. Advertising your work vacancies in the right way on job boards will improve your recruitment potential and help assist in finding you the best employees. Use of online job boards for recruitment is increasing. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 01/04/2009

Effective Shortlisting When Recruiting Online

Effective Shortlisting When Recruiting OnlineA way to increase your online recruitment effectiveness is to understand filters. This can greatly reduce unwanted job applications and in doing so help you find the best employees to fill your vacant job vacancies. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 02/04/2009

Successful Online Recruitment Tips

Successful Online Recruitment Tips When recruiting and advertising jobs online dont overlook the importance of your own business website. Job applicants and potential employees will usually look at your site when seeking to apply so why not make the most of this and dont miss a trick when aiming for excellent online recruiting skills. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 03/04/2009

Top Recruitment Tips For Recruiters

Top Recruitment Tips For RecruitersWhen recruiting, any ads you place should draw on your strengths as an employer. Also make sure that third party recruiters, consultants and agencies are taking advantage of these strengths when searching for workers for you. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 06/04/2009

Top Tips For Recruitment...Target Job Seekers

Top Tips For Recruitment...Target Job SeekersWhen recruiting new employees remember that money isnt everything. Job hunters are interested in much more than simply their salaries when looking for a new career or place of work. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 07/04/2009

Recruitment Tips

Recruitment TipsBest recruitment practice is to understand the important distinction between in work training programmes and hiring the right job candidate with a particular temperament for the position they have applied for. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 08/04/2009

Best Practice Guidance To Aid Recruitment

Best Practice Guidance To Aid RecruitmentThere are many different avenues of opportunity at your disposal when recruiting employees and filling vacant jobs. You want the best candidates to work for you so use all the tools at your disposal. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 09/04/2009

Achieving Better Recruitment

Achieving Better RecruitmentGambling on job candidates and potential employees wont always be a winning move. Recruiting staff for vacant jobs is a difficult business and often the safest bet when it comes to somebody who wants to work for you is the best option. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 14/04/2009

Best Practice Recruitment

Best Practice Recruitment Everybody knows that recruiting employees for vacant job roles can be a time consuming and expensive process. Consider your current work force and perhaps somebody who already works for you is ready for a job change. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 15/04/2009

Recruitment Process Tips

Recruitment Process TipsClearly define job descriptions at all stages of the recruitment process. This is crucial not only to the applicant and potential employee but also to you and your ongoing recruitment practice. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 14/05/2009

Tips For An Effective Recruitment Process

Tips For An Effective Recruitment ProcessIts vital that you the recruiter and eventual employer keep everybody informed with whats happenening when seeking to recruit. Job candidates and recruitment agencies must be kept in the loop and in doing so you will help the recruitment process run even smoother. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 15/05/2009

A Tip To Aid The Recruitment Process

A Tip To Aid The Recruitment ProcessTargets are a key to a successfully streamlined recruitment process. Not only will they provide healthy employee motivation but equally a structure for job applicants to work within and understand. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 18/05/2009

An Effective Recruitment Process Tip

An Effective Recruitment Process TipCreate incentives and make people aware of them. Be they employees offering recomendations, direct advertising to job hunters or via a recruitment agency, an incentive scheme can only aid your recruitment success as a company. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 19/05/2009

Effective Recruitment Process: A Tip

Effective Recruitment Process: A TipFeedback is a crucial part of the recruitment process. It helps guide job seekers, whether they will be working for you or not, and the benefits for you, the recruiter, are there to be taken into future recruitment situations. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 20/05/2009

A Search Query To Find Rare Jobs

A Search Query To Find Rare JobsMany people use search engines when looking for jobs, particularly when trying to find those that are relevant to their career and in their desired or current location. This is when we had the idea to create a customisable search query to assist job hunters in finding those vacancies that are hidden away More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 13/09/2010

Employers: Are You Ready, The Future Recruitment Landscape?

Employers: Are You Ready, The Future Recruitment Landscape? Having worked in recruitment since 1996, I have seen many changes in the recruitment industry, many changes in how employers recruit. Let's start with technology, the internet did not exist for a start and neither did email. Recruitment was all done via telephone, email and fax. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 24/09/2010

Job Seekers Don't Spread Yourself Too Thin

Job Seekers DonI am often asked by friends and family, who know that I work in recruitment, for my advice in finding work online and I find myself thinking back to my time as a job seeker, the mistakes I made and the things I would do differently knowing what I know now. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 27/09/2010

Employers: How Do You Attract The Best Talent?

Employers: How Do You Attract The Best Talent?As an employer it can be a minefield when you have made the important decision, I need to recruit a person for my team. I would like to give you my take on this; I hope you find this advice useful. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 22/10/2010

Employers: Are You Doing Enough To Retain Your Staff?

Employers: Are You Doing Enough To Retain Your Staff?The majority of employees will spend their time reflecting on their job when they are spending time away from it; mainly during periods of annual leave. Therefore it is important that employers are ensuring their employees are leaving with a positive outlook. More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 03/11/2010

Agency Workers Regulations: Do You Understand?

Agency Workers Regulations: Do You Understand?I read with interest the other day in Recruitment Consultant that Adecco revealed that 61% of HR professionals did not know the implementation date for the EU's Agency Workers Regulations (AMR) also referred to as Agency Workers Directive (AWD). More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 24/01/2011

Why Do Some Employers Get Into Such A Recruitment Mess?

Why Do Some Employers Get Into Such A Recruitment Mess?We all make mistakes, but it does perplex me that so many companies rollout new ways to recruit, or save money on recruitment costs, or 'refine the process' and all other manner of phrases I hear. Do these companies actually speak to their suppliers prior to doing this? More...
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Published by: Hirescores on 26/01/2011

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