Advertising and sourcing advice
Guidance on job specs and adverts, using social media to recruit and evaluating your applicants
You have a great role on offer, but no-one is applying. Find out the best ways to attract additional candidates here with our advice on advertising, sourcing or even using social media to recruit. Just read out articles below.
Read our advertising and sourcing advice articles below:
- How to write a job spec
Read the essential things to include (and exclude) here
- How to write a person spec
What makes up a person spec and why you need one
- How to write a job advert
Our top tips for writing an effective job advert
- Using social media to recruit
Top tips for utilisting social media to recruit
- Using LinkedIn for recruitment
Quick tips on using LinkedIn for recruitment
- Recruiting via LinkedIn: An expert Q&A new!
Expert consultants tell us the secrets to their success
- Employee referral
Utilise your staff's current connections to fill your vacancy by using a referral programme
- Evaluating applicants
Find out how to review your applications here
- How to spot CV red flags
How to review a CV and spot any red flags
Looking for more advice?
Attracting the ideal candidates is just one part of a much larger recruitment process that you need to get right. From interview advice for those that are asking the questions, to the best methods for onboarding and orientation, we have you covered. Just click on the links below to read more.
- Should I use a recruitment agency?
How an agency can save you time and money, and whether it is right for you
- Interviewing and screening
Guidance on how to conduct interviews, top 5 questions to ask and how to close the interview
- The offering process
Guidance on how to choose between applicants, making a job offer and what to do if it is rejected
- Onboarding and orientation
Best practice for onboarding and making your new hire feel welcome
- Communication and teamwork
Advice on motivating your staff, defining company culture and establishing a positive environment