How Using a Recruiter Saves You Both Time and Money

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Last updated: Dec 2nd 2022 Applies to: Business Owners and Managers​ Did you know that 49% of potential employees decline a job offer because of a poor recruitment experience? Simply put, it pays to invest in your company’s recruitment process. In this article, we’ll share how using a recruiter can save you time and money. […]

How to optimise your company website’s careers page

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Last updated: 22nd November 22 Applies to: Business Owners and Managers Recruitment can be tricky, so we thought we’d share some hints and tips on how to ensure your company’s website is optimised for your hiring efforts. Your ‘Careers page’ and the ‘About Us’ or ‘Meet the Team’ pages is prime real estate. You get […]

How to onboard your new remote employees successfully

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Last updated: 27th October 22 Applies to: Business Owners and Hiring Managers​ Congratulations on making your new remote hire!  Your business is growing and you’re ready to bring new people into the fold! If you’ve hired a remote employee, maybe this is your first time onboarding someone who doesn’t physically come into the office. That’s […]

Candidate Experience: why it’s important

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Last updated: 27th October 22 Applies to: Business Owners and Hiring Managers​ If you are about to start the hiring process in your business and haven’t thought about candidate experience, you might want to hit that pause button!   What is candidate experience? In short, candidate experience is: The experience candidates have with your company […]

How to maintain goals around diversity

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Last updated: 27th October 22 Applies to: Business Owners and Hiring Managers​ Achieving diversity in your hiring process is important, but we all know it’s not always easy to sustain.  Diversity quotas and efforts to hire from underrepresented groups have been around for years, and the effects of racial and gender discrimination are pervasive. While […]

Why is recruitment so expensive?

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Last updated: 27th October 22 Applies to: Business Owners and Hiring Managers​ Have you started to look for help when it comes to the recruitment process but feel like it’s too expensive? Why is that? Is it the shiny new offices? The huge pay packets? Keeping the owners/directors in new sports cars and luxury holidays? […]

What do recruiters do?

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Last updated: 27th October 22 Applies to: Business Owners and Hiring Managers​   Are you ready to hire a new employee in your business and want to know if recruiters can be helpful to you? The first question you might want answered is… What do recruiters do exactly? Good question! I know some of you […]

How do you know how much recruitment will cost you?

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Last updated: December 3rd 2022 Applies to: Business Owners and Hiring Managers​ Are you about to start a new hiring process for your business and wondering what recruitment costs are involved? You are not alone. The recruitment process can be a stressful and overwhelming experience, especially when it’s your first time hiring for your business. […]

Is it difficult to recruit good employees?

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Last updated: 27th October 22 Applies to: Business Owners and Hiring Managers Building a business and deciding to recruit employees is rewarding, but can be fraught with danger, and the costs of getting it wrong are considerable.  Recruiting employees is risky and it makes good sense to stack the odds in your favour.  UK businesses are failing […]

7 characteristics of a new employee for SMEs

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Last updated: 27th October 22 Applies to: SME Business Owners and Hiring Managers​ Hiring your first employee or expanding your team? Don’t know where to start?  Worried about getting it wrong? You are not alone! It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when it comes to the hiring process, especially for small businesses. In terms of looking […]