The Top 5 Recruitment Blog Posts: February 2018

The Top 5 Recruitment Blog Posts: February 2018

February is the month of romance (and pancakes)!

So we’re sharing the love this week with some of our favourite blog posts!

Check them out…

5. 10 Ways to Draw Interest In A Lame Job + 50 Benefits People Love

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Are you struggling to get candidates to even look at a particularly lame job advert?

If a job just isn’t interesting or in any way attractive then it will be difficult to get people applying.

Not to worry though, this blog post has been created specifically to help you out (and it’s brilliant).


Who they are

“Social Hire – If you’re eager to improve your recruiting effectiveness, you’ll find a wealth of advice here from social recruiting techniques to candidate attraction using social media.”

Why not have a read of their other content?:

4. 4 Reasons Why Job Seekers Aren’t Finishing Your Application Process

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If you’re finding that a lot of job seekers don’t manage to finish your application process, then something’s not quite right.

Indeed hit the spot with these four points and it’s worth comparing your job application to their “checklist”, so that you can see where you’re going wrong (if you are).

P.S. point number three is incredibly important!


Who they are

“Indeed – This is our blog, where we share data trends and insights, tips for employers, product updates and best practices.

Why not have a read of their other content?:

3. 5 Causes of Recruiter Heartbreak – and How to Avoid Them

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What with it being Valentines Day this month, we couldn’t miss out on an opportunity to include this blog – the topic is very close to our heart.

Honestly, it’ll give you a chuckle! (Or remind you of your own heartache…)


Who they are

“Firefish Recruitment Blog – Recruitment Tips & Free Resources”

Why not have a read of their other content?:

2. 2 Simple Ways to Manage Your Most Toxic Employees

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This anecdote will really help put things into perspective in your workplace, since as an employer it’s not always easy to notice toxic employees first-hand.

I’ll let the blog post explain!


Who they are

“Inc. – Small Business Ideas and Resources for Entrepreneurs 

Why not have a read of their other content?:

1. Why You Need to Stop Using Jargon in Your Job Ads, Right Now!

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The amount of job ads we see that are full of meaningless jargon is ridiculous!

Seriously, it’s harming the number of applications you get – and even the quality of them.

This blog post by Agency Central really puts things into perspective, and hopefully it will help you cut back on your industry terminology!


Who they are

“Agency Central – Recruitment News

Why not have a read of their other content?:

Summary

These blogs really stole my heart this month!

But if you think I’m being dramatic and there are better matches out there, tweet us and we’ll keep our eye out for March!

And if you’re just looking for more advice, why not check out some of our recent posts?

Or you can subscribe to our Recruitment blog for weekly blogs about recruitment and HR.

Interested in last month’s winner?

As a reminder, our winner last month was Recruiting Daily, with their blog post: 5 Ways You Can Help Improve Candidate Loyalty

If you want to catch up on our winners, you can find our “The Best Of” blogs – here.

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