Articles by Smart Recruit Online

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 […]

Why an ATS on its own won't help you recruit
Personal developement

When Does a Resignation Become Constructive Dismissal?

From Smart Recruit Online’s HR Library Constructive dismissal is when an employee resigns because they felt they had no option to stay and put up with untenable treatment by their employer, so they had to resign. An employee requires 2 years’ service to do so. The employee may resign with or without notice, usually if an […]

Chatbot technology and its potential impact in 2018

The big disconnect between HR/Recruiters and the business

We engage on a consultancy level with over 1000 different organisations each year, so we are probably in a pretty good position to highlight this issue from first hand experience. There is a serious disconnect between the business objectives and the people responsible for recruitment within many organisations. It is not always apparent and it […]

Is this the best job advertising deal that money can buy?

The Radio, the TV and the press are full of adverts from companies such as Indeed, Gumtree, Reed and Jobsite …. I could go on. And all claiming to be the best? But as a multi-channel media partner, we are advertising across more than 4500 live media channels in the UK alone and we rarely […]

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 […]