Articles by Smart Recruit Online

Optimise Your Time Spent Recruiting With SMS

By Ken Rhie When you are striving to avoid recruiting mistakes, it’s time to take a more direct approach with your communication. Text messaging is an efficient, fast approach to communication that will help you speed up your recruiting process overall. When you want to reach a wider target audience of potential job recruits, you […]

What Role does the HR & recruitment team play in GDPR

Mark Stephens, CEO, Smart Recruit Online met up with John Heffernan, CEO, Red Live Media, to discuss the importance of ensuring Data Security compliance and the role that HR Professionals and recruiters will subsequently play in this significant piece of new legislation John has been heavily involved in helping to co-ordinate the changes required to […]

Coping with Difficult Situations

Everyone is working with greater uncertainty, ambiguity and change than ever before and has to cope with the stresses and strains of everyday life.  Challenges and changes are constant.  Some of these may be crises or emergencies that demand your immediate attention. Difficult situations may be familiar or unfamiliar to you depending upon whether you […]

How to maximise your candidate’s experience – A candidates Perspective

Although in today’s recruitment space, buzz-terms like “Talent Shortage” and “The War for Talent” are all too flippantly chucked around. In truth; there might not be a talent shortage. Instead perhaps, this is just a result of the recruiting pendulum swinging; with candidates now in firm control of the process and in all honesty, this […]

Google’s latest guidelines for posting job postings revealed!

Job Postings You can improve the job seeking experience by adding job posting structured data to your job posting web pages. Adding structured data makes your job postings eligible to appear in a special user experience in Google Search results. You can also integrate with Google by using a third party job site. For employers and […]

Why is my ATS NOT working as an effective Recruitment Tool!!!

If you operate in or around in house recruitment and have already acquired or you are looking to acquire or upgrade an ATS, HR System, CRM or recruitment management system, then you should find what I am about to share with you quite interesting and potentially eye opening. In fact, I hope that I can […]

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 […]

Using the Laws of Attraction in business

  I regularly go through a process of RE energising myself with some positive reading at the weekend, especially when looking for some inspirational material to include in my Monday morning meetings. This weekend I was reading up on a very well-known business and life theory that evolved from Quantum Physics and is a key […]

10 Ways to Maximise Your Online Recruitment Strategy

Smart Recruit Online are dedicated to maximising and optimising every aspect of the recruitment life cycle. We focus on each stage in the recruitment process from the perspectives of technology, deliverability, research & data and human engagement. The outcomes that we have achieved have been staggering. Adopting this approach has helped us maintain some of […]

Wording in Your Job Advert and Discrimination

If we only recruited people from a certain age range, race or gender, life would be pretty dull!! I once saw an advert that read:  the company is looking to recruit an individual with “at least seven years’ experience (preferably continuous)” Why is this discriminatory?  it is arguably discriminatory on grounds of age and, possibly, […]