The Top 5 Recruitment Blog Posts: January 2018

The Top 5 Recruitment Blog Posts: January 2018

January can sometimes get off to a bit of a slow start… but not for the bloggers in this week’s best of list!

You’re in for a treat! (If you like HR and recruitment news and guidance that is).

I won’t keep you waiting. Behold, our favourite blog posts of January 2018.

5. 5 Tips for a Stronger Sick Leave Policy

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With the current dreaded flu doing the rounds, it’s a better time than any to review your sick leave policy.

Do you give your employees paid time off to recover? If not, it could cost you!

This blog post really shines a light on the dark corners of working policies that can make or break your company – so it’s worth taking note.


Who they are

“Why Evil HR Lady? All HR people are evil, it’s in our job description. Or at least, that seems to be the prevailing theory. In reality, there’s just more going on behind the scenes than most people know. I’m here to demystify your Human Resources department and tell you just why you worked your tail end off all year and still got a 1.7 percent bonus.”

Why not have a read of their other content?:

4. The Unexpected Downsides of Hiring for ‘Culture Fit’

(click the title to read the post)

Do you do the “Airport test” on all of your candidates? As in, do you ever ask ask yourself – would you want to be stuck in an airport with them?

This blog post discusses the pitfalls you’ll find when you get stuck in the trap of what you believe a “culture fit” is, compared to what it actually is.

Believe me, it’s an easy situation to get caught up in, so why not see if you’re guilty?


Who they are

“Fistful of Talent – Opinion from the Worlds of HR, Recruiting and Talent

Why not have a read of their other content?:

3. 3 Talent Acquisition Tips You May Be Overlooking

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Are you struggling to find talent whilst you’re recruiting?

Well, there are a few things you’re probably overlooking!

Keep it simple, and if you’re not sure how then this blog post will definitely help you out.


Who they are

“Kallidus – This blog aims to provide information, expert help and discussions across the entire talent recruitment life-cycle.”

Why not have a read of their other content?:

2. Gamify Your Onboarding and See Retention and Engagement Improve

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Gamification is becoming increasingly popular in the working world, so perhaps it’s time we start learning more about it.

This post will tell you how, and why, you should gamify your onboarding process (one of those reasons is improved staff retention, which is worth it alone).

It’s definitely worth noting!


Who they are

“Launched in 2010, TLNT serves up news, analysis and opinion on the business of HR for human resource and talent management leaders and professionals.

Why not have a read of their other content?:

1. 5 Ways You Can Help Improve Candidate Loyalty

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A massive part of a recruiter’s life is being let down by candidates, whether it’s last minute or in a reasonable time frame.

Find out how you can cut down your interview cancellations with this post.


Who they are

“RecruitingDaily – Recruiting News and Views from Industry Experts

Why not have a read of their other content?:

Summary

Another five brilliant blog posts, wouldn’t you agree?

If you’re shaking your head and think there’s better content out there, tweet us and we’ll keep our eye out for February!

But 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 Fast Company, with their blog post: Give This End-Of-Year Toast Before The Office Empties Out

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

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