Our partners, at People Group, have been chatting to recruitment leaders across the industry for the past six months to understand their take on the challenging past year. They have boiled the interviews down into common themes and nuggets of knowledge from values, leadership, communication and what to do first. These are hard-earned insights from [...]
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This week we kicked off a new series of shows with Angela Cripps from Recruiting Gym. Once a fortnight (right here) Angela or Louise will be talking with a successful recruitment business owner as they answer the ‘Success Stories‘ 10 questions to really get to the bottom of what they know and how they do [...]
No surprise, given the topic, that this blog post is from our partners at Cloudcall, however, it’s a great (non promotional) checklist of things to consider when updating your phone systems! With the number of phone system providers growing, it can be daunting to find the perfect phone solution for your business’s needs. This guide [...]
This week on Recruitment Smarts Live I was joined by Jeremy Tolan from Sparkhire talking about how to incorporate video into your recruitment strategy. He shared some really easy to implement examples, and it was great to have questions from the audience. These were the main questions I asked him: What general advice would you [...]
We’ve been publishing the Recruitment Smarts/ukrecruiter newsletter for a very very long! For 2021 we are upping our game with the long awaited Recruitment Smarts Live! A weekly show where Louise talks with one of our partners about a topic that they choose, as well as a quick review of something from the newsletter. In [...]
2020 was a truly disruptive year – but recruiters can learn from last year’s setbacks to enhance their 2021 strategies says ETZ. 2020 will be an unforgettable year, sadly for all the wrong reasons. You’d be forgiven for wanting to put the past 12 months behind you, but there’s a lesson in everything. And for recruitment, [...]
This afternoon at 3pm (GMT), Louise kicks off our #Recruitment Smarts Live with our first guest, Steve Barnhurst, Commercial Director at Volcanic about all things recruitment marketing and recruitment website. Register here. Every week we will be bringing you all the “need to know’s” in the world of recruitment. Details of all future online events can always be found [...]
Due to the impact of Covid-19 on the economy and businesses, there has been a rapid shift from a candidate-centric to a client-led market. But does the available talent match the skills your clients require in our post-Brexit world? From their recent Recruitment Pulse survey, conducted in partnership with Talent Nexus, Volcanic, discovered recruiters are [...]
Signs of optimism for recruitment agencies – future outlook and business security rise amid lockdown
Recruitment agencies are now feeling significantly more positive about the future compared to any point last year. Data from the latest Recruitment Pulse survey reveals that levels of optimism have surged in January, with 81% now feeling positive about the future of recruitment. That’s a jump of 14 points since August last year. Other scores [...]
IR35 is high on the agenda again. I’m working with Granite BPO to run a series of three live video sessions with the aim of ensuring your recruitment business doesn’t lose clients or contractors due to changes in legislation. You can watch the replay right here and sign up to show two (IR35: Challenges and [...]