Monthly Archives: July 2019

unconscious bias

How to stop bias affecting your recruitment strategy

Every time you make a decision, your social background, personal and cultural values, and life experiences influence your reasoning. This is beneficial for helping you make day-to-day choices that align with your goals, but in recruitment it can lead to unconscious bias, also known as implicit bias, which unfairly influences who you hire. What is Unconscious Bias? […]

Smart Recruit Online - Talent Attraction Software

Talent Attraction Software – How SRO can increase your fill rates

A recent C-Suite Challenge 2019 survey identified that globally, CEOs place attracting and retaining top talent as their #1 internal priority and concern. This is backed up by a CIPD survey of over 1000 major organisations where 98% of CEO’s identified that a successful talent attraction strategy was the most critical element to effective commercial […]


Why candidate care is essential

By Andrea Cleary, Socialtalent Hiring can sometimes feel like a one-sided activity – we look for talent, and when we find the perfect fit for our teams, we hire them. It’s important to remember the position of the candidate during this process. Recruitment is an everyday occurrence for the hiring professional, but it can actually […]

Smart Recruit Online Case Study - Securitas

SRO Case Study – Securitas

Securitas are now one of the biggest security providers in the UK, employing over 10,000 people. On a global scale the company employs over 370,000 employees across 58 different countries including North America, Europe, and Australia. Smart Recruit Online (SRO) has worked with Securitas since late 2018 and in the short time that we have […]

Recruitment performance

5 ways to increase efficiency in recruiting and sourcing

By Chris Murdock I want to start this article off by saying no talent acquisition process is perfect. Like the genetics and characteristics that define people as unique, every business is unique in how they source, recruit and engage talent. Some businesses do group interviews, some prefer to use text recruiting technology and others enjoy […]