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Timely blog posts by HR and Recruiting consultants responding to every day questions, hot topics and compliance-related news as it relates to attracting, engaging and retaining talent.

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Business Management & Strategy | Recruitment outsourcing

By: Ber Leary
September 28th, 2022

Running a team of any size involves a lot of admin. You have to organize payroll, administer benefits, oversee recruitment, and deal with queries from the team—all while ensuring that you stay compliant with labor laws.

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Talent Acquisition | Recruitment outsourcing

By: Matt Walker
September 22nd, 2022

Hiring in the IT field is more difficult than ever right now. In the private sector, around 59% of employers say that their businesses are suffering because they don't have access to the digital skills they require.

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Recruitment outsourcing

By: Anna Cowell
September 14th, 2022

If you’ve had trouble recruiting recently, don’t worry. It’s not just you. A worldwide survey of employers found that 45% of companies can’t find the people they need, with 67% of larger companies reporting recruiting problems.

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Recruitment outsourcing

By: Paul McGee
September 1st, 2022

Is the cover letter officially dead? As a recruiter for 20-plus years, I have seen it all. There was a time when candidates always needed to submit a covering letter if they wanted employers to take their applications seriously.

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HR Tech | Best Practices | Recruitment outsourcing

By: Ber Leary
June 24th, 2022

When you work in HR outsourcing, one of the hardest questions to answer is: what does an HR consultant actually do? It would be easier to answer the question, “what does an HR consultant not do?”

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Talent Acquisition | Retained Search | Recruitment outsourcing

By: Anna Cowell
May 5th, 2022

Are you experiencing problems with your top candidates not accepting your job offers? Have you ever thought about how the questions you ask in your interview process may be hurting your chances? A positive candidate experience is always essential to hiring, especially in the current candidate-driven market. People are more empowered than ever to decide where they want to work, and the interview process is their preview of what the job would be like. Make sure your interviews leave candidates excited about the prospect of taking the job and working with your company.