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How to write a job spec
How to write a job spec

A good job specification is key to attracting and evaluating the best candidates for your organisation. Investing time in writing a job description will save you time later

How to write a person spec
How to write a person spec

A person specification alongside your job description is key to finding the absolute best person for the job.

How to write a job advert
How to write a job advert

The job spec describes what the employee can do for you, the job advert should 'sell' the job to the candidate. Make sure you know the difference…

Using social media to recruit
Using social media to recruit

Recruitment advertising has changed radically in recent years, with social media a vastly popular way of recruiting and promoting vacancies. Here are our tips for effective hiring through social media channels.

Using LinkedIn for recruitment
Using LinkedIn for recruitment

Why sit back and hope that your perfect candidate comes to you when you can go to them? With over 50m registered accounts, here are some quick tips on using LinkedIn for recruitment.

Employee Referrals
Employee Referrals

Referred friends and former colleagues from social and professional networks, put forward by existing employees, are invaluable both in the recruitment process and for securing new clients.

 Evaluating applicants
Evaluating applicants

Key steps to evaluating your applicants to ensure you have the best candidates to interview.

How to review a CV
How to review a CV

When hiring, it is important to ensure that the recruitment process is quick and efficient. Knowing which red flags to look out for can give you the advantage and speed up the process without losing quality.

5 steps to a great social media advert
5 steps to a great social media advert

Using sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook to advertise new roles can greatly increase the reach and effectiveness of a job advert, we look at how to create the right impression.

Recruiting via LinkedIn: An Expert Q&A
Recruiting via LinkedIn: An Expert Q&A

We racked the brains of Dominic Gold and Anthony McDermott, two of our consultants most proficient in recruiting via LinkedIn, to find out the secrets to their success…