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Effective Recruitment Attraction And Engagement

How to get more people looking at your job adverts

Following on from an earlier piece I wrote about what recruitment is getting wrong, Andy at Firefish offers his thoughts on what HR professionals should be doing to get more from their job adverts. Do you agree? Any thoughts? Leave a comment below, or get in touch. It doesn’t matter how well you write job…
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Employee Referral: get your people involved

I sat on a panel at the annual HR Network conference about 4 years ago and spoke to a very well-known scribe and podcast provider Matt Alder about the importance of Employee Referral, he wasn’t as sure as I was about the future importance of Employee Referral. Four years on and I think we are…
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David Morgan Of Burness Paull LLP

The Third Side

For this guest blog, we can hear from our friends at Burness Paull – one of Scotland’s leading law firms, with over 480 people working across three offices. David Morgan, a Partner specialising in employment law, discusses the realities of workplace disputes. If traditional HR tools and processes are ill-equipped to provide a resolution, where…
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Pactive Looks Closer At Data

Making econometrics part of your recruiting attraction strategy

What is ‘econometrics’? First – to save you looking it up – here’s what wikipedia says on the subject: Econometrics is the application of mathematics, statistical methods, and computer science, to economic data and is described as the branch of economics that aims to give empirical content to economic relations. More precisely, it is “the quantitative analysis of actual economic phenomena based on the concurrent…
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Referral Strategy

It is all about referral – Employee referral!

A well-run and successful Employee Referral scheme will save you money, motivate and retain staff, and, as part of a wider employer branding project and employee engagement scheme, will help you develop stronger and more productive relationships with your staff at all levels.  The key to successful Employee Referral, without doubt, is for the HR/recruitment…
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Mobile comes first for 43% of candidates

With the rise and rise of mobile media, recruitment is changing. Having a desktop site is no longer enough – and the mobile experience needs to be something more than just click and visit our desktop site. Responsive mobile is here for the long term. Google wants it and so do your candidates. If you’re…
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Social Media

Social Media Recruitment: Silver Bullet?

As the saying goes, you can take a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. It’s very easy to get drawn into trying something new and expecting results within days. But whatever anyone says, there is no silver bullet. You should get involved in social media, because it can bring all sorts of…
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Who’s looking for what?

The idea behind Pactive is to make the best use of a range of approaches. Because, while one of the many techniques, media or platforms out there might deliver the people you need, I think that it’s more likely that you’ll need a blend of different strategies to attract the people you want. That’s why…
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