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candidate journey

How to run effective recruitment marketing campaigns

Companies competing for talent in a candidate-driven market, in an era of minimal attention span have got it harder than ever. It seems like the expectation for everyone to be a marketer grows every day. From eye-catching, creative campaigns to seamless, technology-led candidate journeys, a marketing-centric approach to talent attraction is becoming a top priority […]

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 […]

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 […]

(Updated) Employers: How to prepare for Brexit

29th March 2019 has been and gone, and Britain has not yet left the EU. While no outcome has ever been entirely certain throughout the Brexit process, now more than ever, there is a significant sense of confusion. The new key date is 31st January 2020, by which time the UK needs “to tell the […]

Is a lengthy recruitment process costing you talent?

Picture this: a candidate has two job interviews coming up. They are both second stage interviews, and the candidate is well qualified for both roles. They are confident that, should all go well, they will receive an offer from both companies. Having little to pick between the jobs, they have decided they will go with […]

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