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The Happy Recruiter as a Magnet for Talent

The job market is experiencing beautiful, but unfortunately very hard times. As discussed already a dozen of times: the war for talent is raging on and recruitment and retention are back on the agenda according to various reports. This means that having over 30 open vacancies today is more of a generality than an exception and HR people feel that they are under pressure all the time. And then we don’t even talk about the limitations under which they have to work: high pressure, not enough budget, ATS that already didn’t work in 2013 and hiring managers that READ MORE

5 Steps to Improve Candidate Experience and Attract the Best Talent

Candidate experience has been a hot topic in the recruitment industry for a while now. But watch out, because it surely is a lot more than just a buzzword or trend. As a recruiter one of your biggest challenges and one of your top priorities is to keep the talent pool filled with the best candidates. Well this is not as simple to accomplish as it used to be. I’m sure you’ve heard about the “war for talent” that is going on. The competition is fierce and there’s a shortage of talent in the market, making it READ MORE

Trends that will shape your recruitment strategy in 2018

You may have already noticed the subtle changes in your company, like your boss giving you a little bit more space so you can focus better and be more productive, him asking about your wellbeing and wanting to know more about you as a person instead of seeing you as an employee. 2017 has been the year of people engagement and people analytics. But now that 2017 has passed, it’s time to think about the recruitment trends that are going to shape 2018. As a matter of fact, LinkedIn recently published their ‘Global Recruiting Trends 2018 Report' with the READ MORE

The reality about the war for talent

In 1997, McKinsey already published a pioneering study about the war for talent and how it contributes to the overall corporate performance of an organisation. Although it was assumed that this war was going to end after the cooldown of the economy in 2001, the opposite is true. Analysts even predict that it will persist for the next two decades. Looking at the challenges that the HR department is facing, we can see that finding the right candidates is the main struggle nowadays: the number of vacancies are increasing, there is a so-called mismatch between potential candidates and the company READ MORE

GDPR and the consequences it will have on your recruitment strategy

This is the second part of our series of articles on the new GDPR guidelines that will come into effect on May 25th 2018. 106 days, 10 hours and 29 minutes. This is time that is displayed on the European GDPR website: the exact time until the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation, better known as GDPR. Since this regulation is considered to be the most important change in data protection of the past 20 years, all companies, no matter the size or industry, are preparing for this event. One of our last articles already explained the general implications READ MORE