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Candidate Experience

7 Reasons Your Business Needs a Facebook Careers Page

When it comes to recruiting the best talent, Facebook is a useful tool that employers often overlook. However, with 73% of Millennials finding their latest role on a social network, there’s never been a better time to perfect your social media recruitment strategy. Recently, many larger businesses have taken to making specialist social media pages […]

What matters most to candidates? Pay, culture, purpose?

Research by LinkedIn has found that the most crucial part of a job advert is the salary range. This may not seem all that surprising. However, research by Glassdoor also shows that candidates are looking for more than just money from their new role. What do candidates want? The answer to this question isn’t simple. […]

How to make a new hire feel welcomed?

We’ve all been there. It’s your first day in a new job at a brand new company. It can be an extremely stressful experience, no matter how excited you are to be there or to have got the job. So why, when we’ve all experienced this, do we so often forget what it’s like? All […]

Employer brand ambassador training with Elsevier

Over a couple of days in June, the Talent Works International team ran an employer brand ambassadors training workshop at Elsevier’s Head Quarters Amsterdam. The purpose of this was to enable Elsevier’s brand ambassadors to understand how to use their online presence to support the Elsevier employer brand. In this candidate-driven market, it is important […]

Should you be checking your candidates’ social media pages?

These days, most employers check their candidates’ social media accounts. It seems inevitable, in a culture in which social media use is so prevalent. Checking your candidates’ social media can give a quick insight into their personality. It can also be used as a tool to see if the way they’ve portrayed themselves on their […]

Introducing Ken Kane: Business Development Director

As Talent Works International turns 10 this year, we are welcoming our new Business Development Director, Ken Kane. To introduce him, we thought the best way was to sit down with him and get to know him a little better. So, read on to hear all about Ken, his vision for Talent Works International and […]

Interviews: Which questions should you be asking?

What information do you need to hear? So, you’ve invested heavily in your employer brand. Your marketing and social media strategies are attracting the candidates you want. Now, it’s interview time. However, they are also interviewing you. This is a two-way street. While you need to find out if they are the right candidate for […]

Interviews: Structured, unstructured or semi-structured?

No matter your method, the candidate should always come first In our previous blog in this interview series, we discussed the difference between competency-based and emotional intelligence interviews. In this blog, we’ll be discussing the difference between structured and unstructured job interviews, and how you can utilise both. Interviews are not just a process during […]

Interviews: Techniques to get the best from a candidate

How the right approach to interviews can help your business attract and retain talent There is no single best way to interview a candidate. Ultimately, all the factors that come together depend on who is conducting the interview, who is being interviewed, and what the job role is. Preferences are entirely subjective. However, there are […]

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