Monthly Archives: April 2018

Recruiting for the Hospitality Sector

By David Dou As the weather starts warming up and we approach summer, the hospitality industry is once again gearing up for the seasonal boost in business with the next cycle of seasonal recruitment to meet the increase in demand. In a recent survey carried out by HospitalityNet, it was discovered that written job adverts […]

8 Reasons Recruitment Within the Health & Care Sector isn’t Working

By Mark Stephens We’ve been working closely with more than 100 Health & Care organisations over the past 18 months, and we have gained significant insights and an understanding of the most common issues and challenges facing people recruiting within this sector. Recruitment strategy is becoming vitally important across many industry sectors where there is […]

Measuring the cost effectiveness of your advertising channels

By Mark Stephens Let me ask you a very serious question; why would you post to just one or two advertising channels when you could post to nearly all of them for one single low cost fee? At Smart Recruit Online our Talent attraction prices include the purchase of all relevant online advertising media from […]

Look Beyond “Culture Fit” When Hiring

By Dylan Walsh In 2013, Sheryl Sandberg made reference to what “may well be the most important document ever to come out of [Silicon] Valley.” It was not a printout of revolutionary code, not a contract outlining the merger of two giants, not even something related to Facebook, where she was (and is) the chief […]

Use of text messaging in recruitment

Using SMS In Your ATS and Recruiting Process

Text messages have revolutionized how we communicate with one another and SMS is used on a daily basis for personal and professional communications. Text messages have a near-perfect read rate of 98% and are responded to 7.5 times more often and 60 times faster than email according to a report by Recruiter Magazine. In our own […]

Online recruiting customer care

Is simply “caring” the new ultimate strategy for business success?

By Mark Stephens I wrote this blog after reading an article called Five ways to build a product your customers will love, by Daniel Tuitt and Flick Hardingham. In fact I have even stolen a couple of lines from it, which I am sure they won’t mind too much. It just got me thinking about […]