Blogs and articles

Here are some blogs we’ve written and some articles by others you may find interesting when it comes to talent acquisition and getting the most from your TA partner.

The three top skills for Talent Acquisition to have in 2021

The three top skills for Talent Acquisition to have in 2021

One of the big lessons of 2020 is that staying relevant in the market is challenging in these dynamic times, so learning and developing new skills should be a personal priority for us all. Here are three top skills for talent acquisition to have this year.

How to make the most of a candidate rich job market

How to make the most of a candidate rich job market

Along with all the challenges this year has brought us, 2020 has created one of the best hiring markets that employers have seen in recent years. There are high numbers of quality candidates searching for new jobs. But, these sought-after candidates won’t stay on the market for long and the employers that start hiring now will have a competitive advantage. So, how do you process a high volume of applications and make the most of a candidate-rich jobs market?

Get flexible to attract diverse talent to your business

Get flexible to attract diverse talent to your business

Many employers are keen to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace as well as staying ahead of game in the search for talent. But are both attainable with a single policy change? Dee Jas, Founder of diversity and inclusion consultancy colourfull shared four key ways to get the most out of your search for talent.

How To Reduce Your Recruitment Team’s Time-To-Hire

How To Reduce Your Recruitment Team’s Time-To-Hire

This is a crunch time for recruitment teams across the UK. We’re hearing time and time again that recruitment processes are taking longer and longer to reach fruition. The ability of recruitment teams to meet the needs of their businesses is being severely tested. Brexit anxieties aren’t helping matters, as candidates become more reluctant to move – and European candidates become harder to attract. But it’s not just market factors contributing to this problem, there are also deficiencies in the ways that businesses are going about their hiring activities.

Candidate sourcing and succession planning – the perfect match

It always surprises us how few companies don’t see candidate sourcing as integral to their succession planning strategy. Sourcing and approaching candidates before you need them greatly improves the responsiveness of candidates to your initial approach.

Candidate sourcing tools and methods explored

In our experience, you can have all the latest tools and technology available, yet still fail to run a successful candidate sourcing campaign because of lack of planning, lack of resources, and too narrow a focus.

Candidate sourcing: How to plan a successful hiring campaign

Critical to a successful hiring campaign is having enough time and resource to dedicate to it. Working out what ‘enough’ is can be challenging. All too often the quality of the hire is compromised because you haven’t been able to give it the time it needs.