Why are some still using spreadsheets for managing their recruitments?

September 12, 2018

Are you one of those who manage your recruitments with spreadsheets, worksheets or documents? It’s a common occurrence for newly formed businesses to use any one of those as a tool for recruitment with the justification that it’s cost efficient, easy to use and excellent for collaboration. However, let’s take a closer look at those arguments and why using spreadsheets is not the best option for managing recruitments.

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The steps of a recruitment process

August 15, 2018

A recruitment basically consists of three distinct phases. The work before posting an ad for the vacant position, the selection process and finally choosing the right candidate. Below we’ve put together a template for what a recruitment process might look like as inspiration for how to organize your future recruitments. 

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5 things to help you choose the right recruitment tool for you

July 18, 2018

Have you started looking around for a recruitment system? Considered changing your current provider, or for the first time take the leap and invest in an ATS? It can be a bit of a jungle out there with different tools, modules, systems and software. To help you get started we’ve identified five factors to help you choose the right recruitment software for your recruitment needs.

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Be prepared! The candidates questions to you during the interview

June 20, 2018

The interview is drawing to a close and it’s time for one final question to the candidate: Do you have any questions for us? A quick search online show that a plethora of tips for candidates about what questions they should ask during the interview. We’ve collected the most common questions you may come across during the recruitment and suggestions on how to answer them.

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Avoid this the next time you write a job ad

May 23, 2018

How many articles haven’t we all seen with advice for candidates on what to write and not to write in their resume? Articles pinpointing clichés to avoid in your cover letter since they don’t really say anything of substance. In the exact same way, you as the write of job ads need to have a think about the content and avoid these five things or risk scaring away applicants.

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How to recruit with LinkedIn

April 25, 2018

Social media can be the perfect advertising channel for your job ads thanks to the endless potential of digital reach. LinkedIn in particular has become an important outlet for reaching out to talent. We’ve collected six tips and hints on how to quickly get started with recruiting using LinkedIn.

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7 reasons to stop using email for recruiting

March 28, 2018

Are you still accepting applications through email? Are you forwarding resumes and so candidate information to colleagues straight from your inbox? Are you saving info in folders locally on your computer? Here are seven reasons to why you should work differently.

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Email template – thank you for your application!

February 28, 2018

Do you send a reply to candidates informing them that you’ve received their application? Or are they left in the dark until a standard rejection arrived, telling them that the position has been filled by someone else. When you recruit using an ATS (Application Tracking System) feedback or confirmation doesn’t take long, and it leaves a lasting positive impression on candidates. Feedback or confirmation are important to keep in mind for a good candidate experience, and you are welcome to use this template as a guide to get started.

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Are you considering the candidate experience?

January 31, 2018

Do you think about the candidate experience when you are recruiting? A negative candidate experience can lead to a bad reputation, fewer applications and a more difficult starting point for future recruitments.

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More candidates with a simplified application process

January 5, 2018

Reports, articles and plenty of good advice given to recruiters state that a simple application process is key to receiving more applications. But how does this translate to an actual recruiting situation? In short, you can summarize a ‘simple application’ as having an application form that is quick and easy for candidates to fill out.

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