How Can a Specialist Recruiter Help Your Business?
How to Eliminate Discrimination When Hiring
People are the most important components of business… It’s only right to make sure you’re hiring the best people for your team. But how? Have you got time to read an inbox full of CV’s and applications? Can you write an attention-grabbing job advert that’ll attract only the best digital marketers? Can you draw on […]
Do You Speak Unicorn? Your Job Advert Should Too
It’s time to diversify… Growing your digital marketing team is exciting! But, when hiring new talent, how do you make sure you’re not biased, unintentionally excluding someone through your recruitment activity? Not only would this be hugely unfair but it’s also illegal. The 2010 Equality Act makes it unlawful to discriminate against people for age, […]
A Pension? Boring! Don’t You Offer Any Real Benefits?
Does your job ad actually explain anything? Imagine your perfect candidate, that digital marketing unicorn you’ve been hoping to hire, reads your job advert and then decided not to apply. This can easily be avoided! Follow these 5 steps for excellent job advert writing: Company Overview Responsibilities Location Salary Benefits 1. Company Overview More and […]
10 Tips for Building a Personal Brand as a Hiring Manager
Would you apply for a job based just on the benefits package? While hiring a leadership role for an established online business, I found the job came with a highly desirable salary but a negligible benefits package. When queried, I discovered they wanted to enable their chosen hire to personalise their own benefits package. If […]
Your Potential Employees Aren’t on Facebook Anymore
Personal Branding. It’s not just for social media influencers… If you’re hiring, you need to work on your personal brand too! The digital marketing industry is shifting into a candidate driven job market and demand for mid-level skills will soon exceed the supply of quality mid-level candidates. It’s because of this shift of supply and […]
How to Get Your Preferred Applicant to Say “Yes!”
Last week I made some new friends… I was at a music festival. My friends and I had pitched our tents next to a group of girls and I got on with them immediately. But when I asked them to add me on Facebook, a habit I’ve followed since around 2009, they looked at me […]
Hiring also means selling… If you think hiring is all about screening out weaker candidates, you’d only be partially right. What if you’ve got a shortlist of terrific candidates to consider? How do you make sure, when you decide to offer a job to your preferred candidate, they say yes? Firstly, you need to be […]