Employer Brand Vs Employer Reputation

What happens when your employer brand is actually the trailer for Prometheus? In an increasingly competitive market, convincing candidates to join your company is incredibly challenging.  Convincing them to stay is equally challenging. As hiring companies recognise the difficulties of attracting talent, concepts that in the past may have been thought of as implied or… [Read More]

GDPR And Managing The Recruitment Process

Some time has passed since the GDPR regulations came into effect, and following the flurry of e-mails asking for contact consent and informing people of changes to privacy policies flooding peoples’ inboxes, now would be a good time to revisit the ways in which these vital changes to personal data processing have affected the recruitment… [Read More]

Employer Branding And Events

“Never be too busy to meet someone new” In a number of my recent blogs, I discussed various techniques and platforms through which companies can look to guide and promote their employer brand and thus improve their hiring and rate of retention. I mentioned Celebrating Your Team and Championing a Cause and I discussed the… [Read More]

Recruitment: From Outbound To Inbound

Recruitment is evolving – slowly perhaps – but it is evolving.  But the pace of evolution is matching neither the speed at which growing and successful companies skills needs are evolving nor the speed at which the drivers, expectations, and motivations of candidates are changing.  For companies, new roles have emerged and continue to emerge… [Read More]

GDPR & Recruitment: First Contact

A Compliant Approach To Finding New Candidates The adoption of the GDPR guidelines is of particular focus at present prior to its formal adoption and compliance date of May 25th. With less than two weeks left of the final countdown, countless businesses and industries are preparing to ensure that they are compliant and ready to… [Read More]

The Mentor Relationship: Paying It Forward

“Sometimes you can’t pay it back, so you just pay it forward” Randy Pausch The world is a confusing and complex place. Most of us do our best to navigate it in the best manner possible in order to bring success to ourselves, protect our loved ones and benefit to the world. One of the… [Read More]

Recruitment Is Important – The Great Untruth

The first in a series of posts on how the recruitment industry needs to move to a more strategic model of service delivery Every year, normally at the start of the year, there is a plethora of survey announcements declaring those key issues that are keeping CEOs throughout the world awake at night – and… [Read More]

Employer Branding And Celebrating Your Team

“We rise by lifting others” As more Unicorns come into being and startups receive more and more seed funding to challenge the established players in the tech market, employer branding is a key facet for companies of all sizes when looking to attract and retain the best employees. It is an extremely competitive market. In… [Read More]

How Can I Protect My Data In The Recruitment Process

Our blog provides some advice and guidance on protecting your personal data through limiting the information you provide and even going as far as obstructing third parties from editing the presentation of your data. As data, privacy and GDPR are the topics of the moment, this blog is an initial step into these areas and… [Read More]

A Changing Landscape: From The Valley To The Slopes To The Docks

For years the place that has been eponymous when anybody mentions tech companies is Silicon Valley. Home to companies like Facebook, Google, Apple, LinkedIn etc. and with a thriving tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem it has been held aloft. However, in recent years there has been another location that has been gaining traction and producing some… [Read More]