Recruiting Remote Workers

How to Recruit Remote Workers

Remote recruitment and onboarding are not new concepts.  Large organisations have been building remote, international teams to tackle distant territories for decades.  What is new is so many more organisations are now trying to embrace it following COVID-19.   If you’ve never led a remote recruitment drive before it can feel a daunting prospect.  To…

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Zoom Interviews – A How To Guide

The New World   With first acknowledgement that the last few months have been an extremely difficult time for employees and employers and The Recruitment Lab sends best wishes to everyone out there. If this time is going to have any sort of productive legacy though it could well be in the profligacy of the…

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How To Select a Recruitment Agency

How to Select Your Recruitment Agency

There are nearly 40,000 recruitment agencies in the UK.  They all offer a range of services and specialisms.  They all have some subtle personality and aesthetic differences.  But – they all aim to find an employer the very best candidates they possibly can for a given job vacancy.   So, there are a lot of…

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Recruitment In Brighton

Recruitment In Brighton

Following our blog exploring recruitment in Guildford, we switch our attention to Brighton, another of the cities The Recruitment Lab operates in. We take a dip into the sea and the job landscape in the area to see what employers and jobseekers face.   The Area So, we know Brighton. Or at least, we think…

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Recruitment in Guildford

Recruitment In Guildford

In our latest blog, we examine Guildford, one of the local towns The Recruitment Lab operates in. We ascertain what makes the local employment market tick and determine what recruitment challenges employers and job seekers typically face.   Background   At first glance, there really isn’t much to dislike about Guildford.  It is a picturesque…

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Recruitment After a Public Health Scare

Recruitment After a Public Health Scare

Financially and economically, many of us will feel the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.  Business leaders will be wanting progress and yet an air of ambiguity will surround plans for the future.  Many UK organisations are probably hoping for a period of normality without flooding, Brexit or pandemics.   I doubt the future will be…

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Ten Reasons to Keep Recruiting In December

December can be seen as a terrible month to conduct recruitment activities.  Everyone is winding down for the Christmas vacation, no one is job searching and employers are waiting for January before things become busy again. I have never been one to just follow the crowd, but as I see it December can be a…

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How Do You Stop New Employees Ghosting You?

“…I was ghosted this morning…”   Admittedly, not the words I expected when I met with a friend for a beer and asked how he was doing.  He works for a recruitment agency and at that moment he was licking his wounds and in need of liquid therapy.  I may not have been expecting what…

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Generation Snowflake? Not what I see!

‘Generation snowflake’ is to my mind a hugely offensive and widely inaccurate term that has been adopted to describe the latest generation of young people now active in the job market.   Now – I really do not like labels and to my mind this new generation of workers is as diverse as any that…

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