Five Lead magnet ideas to attract better-qualified talent

By James Sharp | June 28, 2022

What is a lead magnet? Lead magnets have been commonly used for decades and continue to play an essential role in helping you to attract people who may benefit from what you are offering and encouraging them to provide their contact details. Lead magnets are becoming more common in recruitment marketing now there is a…

Recruitment Process Outsourcing vs Recruitment Agency: How do you know what’s right?

By James Sharp | May 17, 2022

The current talent market is as competitive as it’s ever been. The combined pressure of the great resignation and the lack of high-quality talent has led to businesses struggling to find the staff they need to expand and thrive. Knowing which staffing models will be the best fit for your recruitment goals can be difficult,…

Top challenges TA leaders can overcome with RPO

By James Sharp | May 5, 2022

Talent Acquisition leaders haven’t had it easy over the last couple of years. First, they had to contend with the pandemic and the stress of furloughs and layoffs, followed by trying to re-staff as the Covid-19 crisis eased. The last challenge, re-staffing, has been exacerbated by the scarcity of top talent looking to move employers…

Removing Unconscious Bias from your Recruitment Process

By James Sharp | March 29, 2022

As the talent crisis continues to make headlines and the number of unfilled roles increases, the Talent Acquisition and Recruitment community have begun to focus on improving the candidate experience. A survey by Career Builder found that 78 percent of candidates believed that the overall candidate experience indicates how a company values its staff.  Further,…

Reduce your recruitment risk with RPO

By James Sharp | February 24, 2022

All recruitment poses a risk to the organisation doing the recruitment. This risk is heightened when the circumstances of the recruitment are out of necessity or pressured choice. Rapid recruitment, pressurised recruitment, or a sudden large requirement to recruit can cause poor hiring outcomes that expose your business to expensive risks that you’ll need to…

Recruitment on Demand: What it is and when to use it

By James Sharp | January 17, 2022

Over the previous few years, the surge in technological advances across every aspect of our lives, from economics to AI and robotics, has led to the rise of what has been coined the ‘on-demand’ economy. Essentially empowering companies to meet the immediate needs of their customers faster than ever before. This on-demand culture has reshaped…

How to Keep Your Talent

By James Sharp | December 16, 2021

What is employee retention, and why is it important for an organisation? The talent market in 2021 has been challenging. An abundance of roles being advertised but a lack of candidates for businesses to choose from, has led to companies focusing on employee retention and development, rather than looking for external candidates who aren’t available…

Hiring for start-ups

By James Sharp | November 25, 2021

The biggest hiring challenges for start-ups and how to solve them To say the last two years for businesses and the economy have been challenging would be an understatement. First, the pandemic, lockdowns and restrictions, business closures and now as the economy gets back on its feet, businesses are struggling to find the talent they…

Demand for TA Specialists hits an all-time high

By James Sharp | October 14, 2021

Over the past eighteen months, we have become used to attributing every change in our personal and work lives to the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic. However, when it comes to Talent Professionals, those changes started years before. Over the past five years, the demand for professionals to recruit talent has risen by 63%, and…

Recruitment Trends for 2022

By James Sharp | September 20, 2021

Trends that will define the next decade in recruitment Recruitment trends evolve over time, in the same way that marketing, tech and numerous other industries evolve, improve, and adapt the way they achieve their goals. In recruitment, the last ten years have been defined by organisational needs and requirements. Organisations have prioritised areas like cultural…