Articles by Smart Recruit Online

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 […]

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Technology in recruitment
Selecting the best

The 5 most essential elements when selecting a new Online Recruitment Service

By Mark Stephens Whether it’s your first acquisition or if you have purchased recruitment technology and services many times before, it is still important to maintain a structured and considered approach, that remains focussed on your primary objectives. Choosing the wrong recruitment service is costly, frustrating and potentially damaging to the organisation. I use the […]

Questions to Ask Your Recruitment Technology or Service Provider

By Mark Stephens If you are selecting an Online Recruitment Service provider, it is vital that you ask the right questions to let you find out whether or not they will be the best for you and your company. 1. Do you describe yourselves as just a technology provider or do you support your customers […]

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The Health & Care Industry’s Big Recruitment Wake-Up Call

By Mike Molloy   There is a sector of closely associated industries that struggle constantly with the recruitment of suitable staff and sometimes even more to retain them. The Medical, Health and Care sectors have for some time been heavily dependent on agencies and overseas workers and suffer from much higher than average attrition levels […]

Writing the perfect job advert

Write the Perfect Job Advert

It’s certainly true that many prospective employers do manage to successfully fill positions with their current system of advertising vacant positions. However, even greater numbers find themselves struggling to fill job vacancies simply because of their inability to write the perfect job advert. There’s a lot of reasons this happens and it’s often a mixture […]

Job advert writing and recruitment in the logistics sector

You Could be Losing the Best Candidates

By David Dou – Recruitment Marketing Professional   Your number one role as a hiring manager is to find the right person for the job. This should be a straightforward task. However, if you find yourself losing the best candidates, it’s time to look in the mirror and make the necessary changes. Here are three […]