The Top 5 Recruitment Blog Posts: March 2018

The Top 5 Recruitment Blogs: March 2018

This month we’ve had a huge storm,  the Spring Equinox and Employee Appreciation Day, so it’s safe to say it’s been a busy one!

But even with all of that going on, we still wanted to share some of our favourite recruitment content from March.

Check them out…

5. The Cost of a Bad Hire

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Can you really afford to recruit someone on a whim?

Even if you’re desperate to fill a role – you shouldn’t hire someone that you’re not 100% sure about.

Why? Well, this blog post from Calco hits the nail on the head.

Who they are

“Calco – Our goal is to guide professionals in every step of their career, from offering interview advice and preparation to industry knowledge and salary benchmarking. “

Why not have a read of their other content?:

4. Why Performance Appraisal and Personal Development is so Important

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Need a way to increase your staff retention?

Are you currently running performance appraisals?

If not, then you need to start! For how, and why, check out this blog post from the Recruitment Growth Network.

Who they are

“The Recruitment Growth Network allows recruiters to tap into expert knowledge, resources and insights from a specialist panel of experienced industry leading suppliers.

Why not have a read of their other content?:

3. 10 Outrageous Ideas For Your Employee Appreciation Day

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As you know, this month Employee Appreciation Day took place!

We’re big fans of showing our employees how much we care about them – so we fully advise you to take a leaf out of Peoplescape’s book.

It’s never too late to show appreciation.

Who they are

“Peoplescape – Peoplescape expands your leadership toolkit so that you and your team are enabled to achieve the results you know are possible.”

Why not have a read of their other content?:

2. Why Do Law Firms Lose Good Staff?

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Whilst this does say “Law Firms”, the concept still applies.

From onboarding through to growth, your recruitment process needs to be top notch.

Find out how with this blog post from Thornton Legal.

Who they are

“Thornton Legal – News, opinion and insights on legal and recruitment matters.

Why not have a read of their other content?:

1. 10 Ways to Get People Interested in a Not-so-Hot Job Opportunity

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Some jobs are notoriously difficult to fill. You may have had to advertise them in the past yourself.

That’s why posts like this one from are a blessing.

So, think your job’s going to need an extra push? Give this blog post a read.

Who they are

“ – Recruiter Today – The Career and Employment Magazine

Why not have a read of their other content?:


Which was your favourite? Let us know either in the comments below or by tweeting us.

Or, is your favourite not there? In which case, feel free to let us know any blogs you think deserve a place in our top five next month!

And if you’re looking for even more recruitment 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 Agency Central, with their blog post: Why You Need to Stop Using Jargon in Your Job Ads, Right Now!

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

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