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Culture Fit

Recruiting for ‘Culture Fit’; 5 Tips for Attracting Great Candidates

It’s a term that’s bounded around in recruitment – and often held up as the Holy Grail of successful placements. But what is ‘culture fit’, why does it matter and, most importantly, how do you master it? What is ‘Culture Fit’? Recruiting for culture fit means recruiting with an individual’s personality, working style and ethos…
A voice and a station

Does your social media presence have a voice and a station?

I am presuming a few things in this article. Firstly, I am assuming that you are using social media and recognise how important it can be in developing a good relationship with your clients and candidates, particularly the passive and potential ones. I am also assuming that you make the most of your social media…
Right To Work

Right to Work checks: what impact will Brexit have?

As you probably know, UK employers are currently required to conduct Right to Work checks on all prospective employees to comply with illegal working legislation and avoid unlawful discrimination. With uncertainty around Brexit greater than ever among UK businesses, we are often asked how Right to Work legislation and processes may change when we leave…
Business Relationship

Deliberate acts of relationship enhancement – D.A.R.E.™ to be different

It’s time to give it a name, the act of doing something specific with the express intention of enhancing your business relationship with a client. It might be the simple act of picking up a phone and giving someone a call, for no other purpose than to improve your business relationship. But it could be…
Company Values

4 Company Values That Will Make Your Recruitment Agency Stand Out

Whether you’re starting a new recruitment agency from scratch or giving the image and culture of your current firm a revamp, your company values can have a big impact on the shape of your agency. Company values contribute to your organisation’s personality and influence how people in your business behave, so getting them right is…
Employers want to hire

Employers want to hire: so what’s holding them back?

According to CV-Library’s latest research, 91.1% of employers in the UK feel confident about their hiring efforts. In fact, a further 74% are so confident that they intend to increase their hiring efforts over the next six months, which is certainly positive news for the nation’s job hunters. Indeed, the amount of jobs on offer…
Cyber and Data Security

Cyber and Data Security

Alex Dean, a recruitment specialist at Stackhouse Poland, looks at the key issues relating to cyber and data security. There are dozens of subjects relating to insurance and the recruitment industry that are worthy of exploration within the excellent Boomerang guest blog series. So it is with a mild sense of frustration that I seem…
Online job posting

The secret to being more effective with your online job posting

The reason we place online job posts is to attract applicants, so it’s vital that we put them in the right place. The posting bit is easy enough but figuring out which job boards yield the best results isn’t. Selecting job boards for each job post should be part of the planning in your recruitment…

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