Articles by Smart Recruit Online


Why candidate care is essential

By Andrea Cleary, Socialtalent Hiring can sometimes feel like a one-sided activity – we look for talent, and when we find the perfect fit for our teams, we hire them. It’s important to remember the position of the candidate during this process. Recruitment is an everyday occurrence for the hiring professional, but it can actually […]

Smart Recruit Online Case Study - Securitas

SRO Case Study – Securitas

Securitas are now one of the biggest security providers in the UK, employing over 10,000 people. On a global scale the company employs over 370,000 employees across 58 different countries including North America, Europe, and Australia. Smart Recruit Online (SRO) has worked with Securitas since late 2018 and in the short time that we have […]

Recruitment performance

5 ways to increase efficiency in recruiting and sourcing

By Chris Murdock I want to start this article off by saying no talent acquisition process is perfect. Like the genetics and characteristics that define people as unique, every business is unique in how they source, recruit and engage talent. Some businesses do group interviews, some prefer to use text recruiting technology and others enjoy […]

3 biggest challenges facing firms looking to hire graduate talent in 2019

Tom Freeman, MD of Sanctuary Graduates, explains that while graduate recruitment is currently in rude health, there are major challenges ahead facing firms who look to hire graduates. Last month’s annual survey of the 100 best known UK graduate recruiters suggests that graduate recruitment is buoyant, with a rise this year in graduate vacancies and […]

diversity in the workplace

How to build diversity hiring into an existing recruitment process

By Sarah Pollock We’ve discussed why things such as diversity and inclusion are so important in the workplace, and we’ve talked about how you can improve diversity factors within your own team. But what about your current hiring practices? After all, experience and brand start at the beginning of the candidate funnel; when they first […]

Global business awards, SRO

Smart Recruit Online Celebrates Global Business Award Win

Milton Keynes based recruitment specialists Smart Recruit Online have won another major international industry award! The company, who this year celebrate their eighth anniversary, have won Total Business Magazine’s 2019 Global Recruitment Award, fighting off fierce competition from nine other companies who were short-listed. “This is just amazing news,” said Smart Recruitment Online’s CEO and […]

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8 differences between recruiting Gen Z and Millenials

By Deep Patel Get our articles sent to your inbox – join our mailing list! Generation Z is composed of those born between 1995 and 2010, which means that the oldest are about 22 and are just entering the workforce. The media has focused a lot on millennials in recent years, but it’s time to turn some of […]

CIPD report

CIPD Recruitment Outlook for 2019 – 6 month review

By Mark Stephens   The CIPD Recruitment Outlook for 2019 Report was published in December last year, so I am going to review it against the reality of what we know is happening in regards to UK recruitment 6 months on. It might seem a little strange to review the labour outlook for 2019 just […]

technology for recruitment

Is your Technology Welcoming Talent?

By Ray Stasiecko Want more articles like this? Join our mailing list! The generational shift in human capital, the speed to innovation, and technology are preparing to clash, as many legacy organization’s technologies are approaching obsolescence.” It seems as many business leaders think there is no reason to upgrade their processes or technologies if their […]

Body language got interviews

Great Tricks for Reading People’s Body Language

By Dr. Travis Bradberry Coauthor EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE 2.0 & President at TalentSmart Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking if you know what to look for. And who hasn’t wanted to read people’s minds at some point? You already pick up on more body language cues than you’re consciously aware […]