Monthly Archives: January 2019

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How to Find the Best Talent for Your Business

By Dominic Monkhouse Originally written for Dom’s own blog this article explores some interesting ideas that are very relevant when recruiting for those senior, difficult, niche, rare positions where attracting the best quality is paramount. There’s a reason ‘Talent’ is first on my 10 Point Plan For Scaling Your Business. It’s critical. Nothing is more important […]

Recruitment Fundamentals

4 Fundamental Recruiting Ideas For 2019

By David Dou, Marketing Executive, Smart Recruit Online The new year brings Recruiters new challenges caused by a variety of factors. Brexit remains the big issue, expected to create a shortfall in the workforce caused by reduced EU immigration and political and economic uncertainty hitting confidence levels. Demographics in the recruiting landscape are also expected […]

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The Evolution of the Recruitment Sector

By Mark Stephens The recruitment landscape is changing like never before and at a significant rate, with lots of new emerging technology and tools, a growing number of rare skills, demanding customers with varying objectives and significant changes to the way that candidates behave within the process. There is a lot of evidence to suggest […]

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Hard times ahead for recruiting in the education sector?

From the Recruiting Times, The last year has seen a decrease in the number of EU teachers who want to teach in English schools, rousing fears that Brexit will have a negative impact on staff numbers and affect language learning. The number of teachers from EU countries applying for the right to work in English schools […]


Eight Out of Ten UK Manufacturers Affected by Worker Shortages

Extracts from an article originally published in The Recruiting times Post-Brexit, the UK Government is looking to reduce immigration from the EU by as much as 80% and around the same percentage of manufacturers are already reporting a shortage in labour. With an ageing population and high employment meaning competition for talent is high. UK […]

Success 2019

The Modern Recruiter and the Future Recruitment Landscape

By Mark Stephens, CEO and Founder at Smart Recruit Online If you haven’t already seen the interview between Alan Walker and Bill Boorman doing the rounds at the moment, then here it is, sponsored by one of our own integrated partners ClickIQ. Bill talks rationally about a topic that is close to my heart and […]

Interview Questions

Great Questions to ask the Candidate at Interview

By David Dou, Marketing Executive at Smart Recruit Online Your recruitment campaign has been successful and you’ve gained a huge pool of applicants, from whom you’ve selected the few that will go on to the face to face interview stage. Now the task is to find the best candidate from your selected shortlist. The ideal […]