Articles by Smart Recruit Online

Recruitment Technology is NOT the future

Quite simply, as Greg Savage put it in a recent article” the future of recruitment is where science meets art”. Where mechanical and technology solutions combine with highly sophisticated human cognitive influencing skills. You could actually stop reading at this point, if you didn’t want to know any more detail behind this, but that’s a […]

Recruiting blind or a vision of the future?

The Civil Service, the NHS, Universities and Large employers have agreed to introduce name-blind recruitment policies to prevent any racial bias. What is Blind recruitment? Simply put, job or UCAS applications will be reviewed based on skill set and experience and not tainted – as evidence suggests – by inclusion of “foreign” sounding or ethnic origin names. Research has highlighted that such names lead to […]

Does your recruitment process damage your company brand?

   •    You want quality candidates.    •    You want quality candidates who apply for your positions to be brand advocates.    •    You want quality candidates to remain brand advocates even when not engaged for the advertised role. Throughout the recruitment process your company brand authority has to be a priority; professional, […]

3 ways the Not for Profit organisations can overcome budget constraints within recruitment

Limited funds within the Not for Profit organisations can impact the recruitment process. A lack of budget to spend on advertising can reduce the quality and quantity of an organisations talent pool, putting pressure on HR to hire staff who may not have the right skills for the job. Here are 3 ways to maximise candidate selection […]

How To Hire Graduates Into Your Organisation

Hiring graduates into your organisation, straight from education or who are at the start of their careers is challenging. Graduates or college leavers in particular are presented with major challenges, not only in finding the right role, but also deciding on the industry sector that they want to get into. Companies in sectors such as hospitality, […]

How to Attract Top Talent to your Not For Profit Organisation

A career within a Not for Profit organisation offers job satisfaction, fulfilment and the opportunity to give something back to the community it supports. One thing it doesn’t offer is a commercial sector salary, therefore it’s vital to demonstrate the additional vocational benefits of working within a Not for Profit organisation when running a recruitment […]