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Promoting Diversity: Why the Videogames Industry is a Microcosm of the Problem

If you’ve ever considered how the gaming industry could better promote the need for more diversity in the workplace, then this post is for you! Here, our author explains why the games industry is emblematic of a problem that exists across a variety of industries and businesses.

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How Technology Helps HR Professionals, Recruiters and Hiring Managers Secure Top Talent

Hiring practices have changed dramatically over the years, in large part thanks to the introduction of technology specifically designed for HR professionals. Read below for a description of technologies that offer the most benefit to recruiters.

Sales Recruitment: 8 Skills to Look out for in a Sales Manager

We all know the classic adage “sales are the lifeblood of any business,” so when it comes to hiring a new sales manager, it’s important to get the hire right! In this post, our guest author explains 8 competencies any business should look for in a potential hire.

How Staff Leasing Works for Your Business [Infographic]

In this infographic created by our friends at Booth and Partners, you will learn the actions needed to outsource specific business functions, as well as pick up some suggestions on how to make staff leasing work for you and your business.

7 Clear Signs It’s Time to Hire Your First Employee [Infographic]

Do you work crazy hours, day after day, week after week? To become familiar with the signs that it might be time to bring on your first employee, check out this infographic created by our friends at Fundera.

8 Ways You Can Overcome Being a Biased Recruiter

While we would all like to think that we are impartial and screen candidates without an iota of bias, truth is that unconscious bias is a reality and there is no denying that. Here are 8 ways to overcome biases in your recruitment process.

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Content Tips And Other Tools For Recruitment Marketing

To succeed in your recruitment marketing efforts, you need to create engaging content, so that you can attract the ideal talent. To get started, check out these content tips and other recommendations from guest blogger Luisa Brenton.

Creative Keystones to Building the Best Team

Good marketing comes from building great teams. Honestly, good creative work — marketing or no — relies on both talent and teamwork. In a world where freelancers, gig-style deals, and online help are all too easy to come by, why even fuss over assembling your own crew anyway? The answer is simple: creative collaboration rests […]

3 Major Drawbacks of Hiring for “Culture Fit” Alone

Finding new talent and filling vacant positions is a major undertaking for any team. Although the job market is highly competitive, many companies are still struggling to find adequate candidates to bring onboard. According to CV Library’s report, nearly three out of four hiring teams state that finding qualified talent to fulfil their job openings […]

5 Recruitment Technology Trends to Watch Out For

As the digital economy expands its reach and influence, more and more industries are feeling its transformative impact. The world of recruitment and talent acquisition knows this impact all too well. Immense changes throughout recruitment have been taking place for the past few years. Recruitment used to be defined by a culture of bulk emails […]

Are Traditional Recruitment Techniques Becoming Obsolete?

With just a few moments’ thought, you can probably list at least five or six recruitment methods that you’ve used during your time as a hiring manager or an employer. Do you still use all of these methods? If the answer is no, then why not? Did you find one method to be ineffective after […]

What Talking to 88 Recruiters in 28 Days Taught me About Recruiters and Marketing

In this post Zack Gallinger, President of Talent Hero Media reveals how recruiters think about marketing their business and how to stand out from the crowd.

10 Questions to Consider Asking During a Candidate Interview

In this post we showcase 10 questions that you might want to consider asking during a candidate interview.

13 Tips For Recruiting Tech Talent Using Social Media

Although most companies are using social media to find tech talent, some of them aren’t making the most of it. In this post, we show you how to connect with the best tech talent through social media.

5 Secrets to Successful Recruiting in a Hyperconnected World

The prevalence of smartphones and social media networks means that how you attract and recruit talent is continuously changing. Here are five secrets to successfully recruiting in a hyperconnected world.

7 Things to Consider Before Engaging a Freelancer

Here are 7 questions to ask in every freelancer interview to help you spot the right one for you and your business.

Hired By Robots: Why Most Americans Are Unhappy About Hiring Process Automation

Why is it that so many Americans are against automated hiring processes and how can we turn them into our benefits instead?

Criminal Background Checks: What Employers And Recruiters Should Know

Unfortunately, some candidates lie. And your interview skills may not be enough to get them to tell the truth. Criminal background checks can reveal what type of people have applied for your position.

9 Ways to Improve Your Email Communication to Candidates

When it comes to recruiting candidates, communication is critical. Here are 9 tips to ensure your email communication to potential candidates is more effective.

When a Startup Grows: How to Recruit New Team Members

For any startup, finding the best talent can be difficult as other more established companies are competing to fill their own roles. Here are some tips for startups to improve their hiring processes.

5 Surefire Ways to Find the Right Candidate

Whether you are a small business or a Fortune 500 firm, here are five surefire ways to find the right candidates.

Bridging the Talent Gap – Snapshot of the Jobvite Recruiter Nation Roadshow

For our recruiter audience (agency, internal, and independent alike) I wanted to share some of the many interesting facts and tips that the speakers shared at the recent Jobvite Recruiter Nation Roadshow.

5 Dehumanising Recruiting Practices to Avoid

Here are 5 'dehumanising' recruiting practices to avoid if you want to take a more emotionally intelligent approach to making better hiring decisions.

Recap: In-house Recruitment LIVE! London 2017

In this post I wanted to share a few of my learnings from some of the sessions I attended at In-House Recruitment LIVE! 2017 in London.

12 Questions You Should Consider Asking a Candidate During an Interview

In this post we highlight 12 questions that you should ask in an interview to obtain the necessary details that will allow you to choose the best candidate.

Creating a More Effective Hiring Process [Infographic]

Ron Emery, CEO and Founder of icrunchdata has put together this awesome Infographic and using the steps outlined below will undoubtedly help create a more effective hiring process.

5 Reasons Face-to-Face Communication Helps Build Client Relationships

Whether you choose to use Skype, FaceTime, Zoom, Google Hangouts or any of the other host of video-based chat tools out there, here are 5 reasons why face-to-face communication helps to build client relationships.

7 Reasons Why Hiring Motivated Employees is the Key to Customer Happiness

If 74% of consumers are prepared to pay more for products and services from companies with outstanding customer service, it makes sense that you should hire motivated and enthusiastic employees.

7 Tips For Building a Winning Marketing Team

This post will provide you with some powerful insights around the foundation, structure and the growth of your marketing team.

6 Tips to Secure Top Talent for Your Startup

No matter where a startup is at, talent is a critical issue. Here are 6 ideas that could save a startup from poor recruiting.

How to Write the Perfect Job Ad [Infographic]

An effective job ad is not just a job description. It is a carefully crafted message with the aim of attracting the best qualified candidates for your job.

6 Tips For Finding The Best Talent For Your Startup

Finding the right talent is essential for any startup. Here are a 6 tips to help you acquire the best talent for your startup.

The 7 Most Annoying Habits of Recruiters

Recruiters want to find the best candidate, right? Well here's how to do it ... without really irritating them with these nasty habits!

The Top 5 Reference Check Questions You Want to Ask But Shouldn’t

Reference checks are an essential part of the hiring process. However, reference check questions require a professional code of conduct, both unwritten and by law, that you should follow.

The Top 10 Answers to “How Do You Recruit Today?”

During our sales process, we ask the question, "How do you recruit today?" The answers remind us of why we started RecruitLoop in the first place. We thought you might enjoy them as well.

9 Interview Hacks For Every Hiring Manager

There are so many facets to the hiring game, but here are 9 interview hacks to perfect the art of the interview and find the ideal candidate.

6 Essential Metrics For Recruitment Consultants

Although recruitment consultants are typically focused on meeting their KPIs, here are 6 key metrics that they should also keep a close eye on.

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6 Tips For Gaining Candidate Exclusivity

Gaining candidate exclusivity is gold. After all there’s ‘power’ in having an A-grade candidate only wanting to work with you.

Why Rejecting Candidates is Actually Good for Your Employer Brand

Rejecting candidates and providing feedback should be considered part of the recruitment process and can ultimately improve your employer brand.

6 Ways Recruitment Consultants Piss Off Their Clients

I thought I would share a few of the more common responses I received from a recent survey I conducted with hiring managers … a snapshot of what they are actually thinking.

5 Tips For Getting Into Bed With A Recruiter And Enjoying It

  Recruiters aren’t selling a product that is made to a prototype that can be mass produced and have bells and whistles added to it at will. We are people recruiting people for people. And people are the most unpredictable animals on the planet so it goes to reason that with this many people in […]

How to Assess Candidates Using the STAR Interview Technique

The best way to assess how a candidate will perform in a role, is to use the STAR interview technique to see how they performed a similar task in the past.

Recruiter Tips: Are You ‘Consciously Incompetent’ Or ‘Unconsciously Competent’?

Whether you’ve been recruiting for one minute, 18 months or 5+ years, you need to recognise where you’re sitting along the ‘recruiter competency axis’ and remember you’re not alone.

5 Ways to Create an Attractive Company Culture

According to a study recently done at Software Advice, job seekers prefer an honest and transparent company culture. What does that mean if you're trying to recruit top talent?

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Is a Recruiter Worth More Than Your Lawyer?

Recruiting is a professional service (when done properly). Like other professional services, hourly pricing can make complete sense.

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Is Your Recruiter Elastic? 4 Questions You Must Ask

While it might be fun, we don't mean that your recruiter could look like Elastigirl or Mr. Fantastic here (although that would be awesome). We're wondering whether your recruiter is stretching with your needs.

The 10 Biggest Stuff-ups I Made as a Recruiter

Anyone that's been in the recruitment game as long as I have will have had their fair share of disaster moments. After all nobody’s perfect. I've decided to share my Top 10 epic recruitment blunders ... the ones that left me embarrassed, lost for words, or rocking in a corner.

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2013: The Year of the Mature Worker

If 2013 is the Year of the Snake according to the Chinese zodiac, then 2013 should be the year of the mature age jobseeker on the HR calendar.

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The Internal Recruiters’ Playbook

Download a free guide for internal recruiters with all the tools needed to recruit the best people, in the least amount of time, within budget, and with the co-operation of everyone involved.

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How to Maximise the Return on Every Candidate Interview

There are five interview questions that will prove invaluable to anyone running their own recruitment process.

4 Rookie Recruiting Errors That Let Clint Eastwood Ruin A Run for President

Clint Eastwood made a rambling speech at Mitt Romney's campaign launch that was widely ridiculed. 4 rookie recruiting errors made it possible.