Articles by Smart Recruit Online

Avoid This Mistake When Handling Negative Reviews on Glassdoor

Companies are no longer in control of their public image as an employer of choice in the age of internet and social media. Glassdoor, a Yelp-like review site for businesses, has more than 11 million employee reviews for a half million companies, viewed by over 30 million unique visitors each month. These reviews are likely […]

Why Proper Recruitment Techniques Are Essential for a New Business

t’s a common misconception that recruitment software and campaign management are reserved only for large, established companies. This notion couldn’t be further from the truth. Instead, any business that plans to take on new staff should be focused on optimising their hiring process. When proper recruitment practices are in place, owners of small, medium and large businesses […]

5 Benefits of Hiring Part-Time Employees

Part-time employees provide countless benefits to start-ups, small business, SME’s, and even multi-national behemoths. Whether you lack the resources to hire an experienced professional full-time, or don’t need a full-time member of staff, a part-time hire could fill your needs whilst bringing an array of benefits to your business. The secret that many employers are […]

RESEARCH REVEALS! The 8 most common challenges facing UK In-house recruiters

In the last 18 months, we have surveyed hiring managers and recruiters from over 2000 companies in the UK – Asking each of them to highlight their biggest recruitment pains and challenges. ….And the results are in! In descending order, here are the most common recruitment challenges currently faced! According to you the in-house recruiter […]

The Real Benefits to Hiring Seniors

Employees are a business’s most important commodity. Without employees, the business won’t move. The best employees are honest, mature, focused, loyal, and dependable, and often hard to find. Employers spend millions  annually trying to find the perfect worker, only to discover that the worker lasts a few short months before making upward moves in his […]

Understanding why Recruitment Agencies are resistant to change

I have attended several site meetings with representatives from the agency Recruitment space recently and presented some compelling evidence of the dramatic changes taking place in the online world. It has been really interesting to see the diverse reactions you get, varying from surprise, to disbelief, to denial and responses that are sometimes positive and […]

Wired Differently: Talented Neurodiverse Employees Improve a Company’s Productivity

Hiring neurodiverse employees can help improve a company’s productivity and assist in its growth. Today, more and more firms are employing a diverse pool of talents including those with neurological limitations such as Autism, Asperger’s, ADHD, Tourette’s Syndrome, Dyspraxia and Dyslexia, among others. The growing interest by companies and employers for neurodiversity is driven by the need […]

Staying compliant with the latest GDPR / Data regulations

Recruitment is a weathervane for the economic and political landscape. The world around us changes and recruitment changes with it. Despite leaving the EU and the ongoing negotiations, the EU has issued new regulations that the UK must comply with, regardless of Brexit. As of the 25th May 2018, the GDPR will be coming into force, […]