Articles by Smart Recruit Online

Google For Jobs has finally arrived in the UK

By Mark Stephens So after what seems like an eternity of speculation, Google For Jobs has now finally been rolled out across the UK. It might be one of the most eagerly anticipated entries into the recruitment space, given that it is Google, but it appears to me that despite everyone knowing that it is […]

What You Need to Know About the New LinkedIn Hashtag Communities

By Mario Martinez Jr. for Vengreso How do you feel about using hashtags on LinkedIn? Maybe you used them for a while and then stopped. The new LinkedIn Hashtag Communities are quietly rolling out on your desktop’s LinkedIn homepage and serve as a great way to share your content with more people using social media. The […]

A new Breed of Recruiter for 2019

By Mark Stephens The recruitment agency sector has always enjoyed growth expansion, as a constant flow of recruiters break away from their parent companies to set up on their own. Many of these new recruitment agencies fail to establish themselves, but there are always a new batch of entrepreneurial individuals ready to give it a […]

How to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Your Recruiting Sources

By Chris Murdock Instituting new business processes can be laborious so when one is implemented, it can be easy to fall into “set it and forget it” mode. However, it is important to continuously evaluate these processes and find new products that can improve efficiency. This idea holds just as true for your recruiting resources. […]

What is Talent Mobility?

By Mike Molloy If you haven’t already come across this subject, then prepare yourself for a new recruitment phrase to enter day to day language of recruiters. Talent mobility, is I predict, about to become a new buzzword with talent retention and HR types. So what is it and how can an employer use it […]

Average Industry Turnover Rates, and why they happen

By Jason Morris High employee turnover rates are by no means ideal for a business. Not only do they tend to bring with them some pretty negative connotations – for prospective clients and future employees, they might see it as a sign of a poor work environment or culture, it can also mean significant spend […]

Challenges Facing Recruiters in 2018 – A Review

By David Dou Reviewing 2018 Recruitment Survey findings Since the start of the year, recruiters in 2018 have found that getting the right quality of hire and talent scarcities to be the main challenges being faced this year. A survey carried out by the Recruiter covered the three main types of recruitment carried out by […]

5 biggest behavioural recruitment predictions for the years ahead

By Mark Stephens   My body clock seems to be all out of sync at the moment, as I find myself in the unusual position of writing a prediction article at this time of the year. In fact I’m sure that there is probably an unsaid rule or code of conduct that says articles looking […]

The Tools of the Recruitment Trade

By Mike Molloy There is a famous old saying by Emmet Wolf, that a workman is only as good as his tools, and never has this been more true than in the HR & Recruitment sector right now in the present day. Industry experts around the world collectively agree that having a state of the […]

5 Talent Community Best Practices

By Phil Strazulla Talent Communities are a great way to engage passive candidates and build warm pipelines of talented, thoughtful job seekers.  However, they are full of various pitfalls that can hamstring their performance.  We’ve studied what makes a talent community succeed and fail.  With that in mind, we wanted to share the best practices that […]