Tag: recruitment tips

  • Hard skills vs soft skills: What is the priority when hiring a new employee?

    Today’s million-dollar question: what should be the priority when hiring a new employee; soft skills or hard skills? It is truly dependent on the role, but from my experience, we shouldn’t undervalue or underestimate a candidate’s soft skills.  I want to challenge you to reconsider whether or not experience and qualifications are the only valuable […]

  • Cover Letters: Are They Essential Reading?

    Are you the type of human resources professional who pores over cover letters or just gives each one a quick glance? Or maybe—dare we say it—you’re the type who doesn’t even look at cover letters at all. There is no doubt a variety of HR perspectives when it comes to cover letters. At one end […]

  • The Expert’s Guide to Creating the Perfect Job Advertisement Template

    Want to attract top talent to your company? While many factors impact the type of candidates who will apply to work for you, few are as influential as the job ad you post. The copy, format, and style of your job ad can all make or break candidates’ initial experiences with your company. Your job […]

  • My ticking time bomb experience of digital onboarding at MyRecruitment+

    I’ve just recently joined the marketing team here at My Recruitment Plus.  They’ve asked me to describe my first digital onboarding experience here. Today I’ll be walking you through my past onboarding experiences. To begin, let me take you to the beginning of my working journey, to my first job. I was walking home one […]

  • 6 Touchpoints to Refine for a Positive Candidate Experience: A New Recruit’s Perspective

    Starting a new job can be nerve-racking for anyone, whether that be an entry-level graduate or a seasoned industry professional. Clammy hands and an unsettled stomach lingers from the first ever encounter with the hiring manager, right up until the candidate walks through the office doors for the first time. This concoction of anxiety and […]

  • How To Manage Productivity When Working Remotely

    Last week I went back to working from the office, and I’m not sure how I feel about it… Part of me misses wearing my pjs every day and not worrying about being rained on whilst walking to the bus stop… and the other part of me enjoys having somewhere to be and fussing over […]

  • What is End-to-End Data Flow in Recruitment Software?

    My Recruitment Plus is enterprise grade end-to-end recruitment software that offers maximum flexibility, branded customisation and full time support. This is a step-by-step process for recruiting new employees and includes the stages of; request to recruit, recruitment sourcing, offer approval, onboarding/ induction, and payroll integration system. End-to-end recruitment software seamlessly integrates each phase with one […]

  • 5 Reasons Why Every Recruiter Should Use Pre Recorded Video Interviews

    Why is it that the day always slips away before we can complete our to-do list? Sometimes it seems as though we need more hours in the day to have any chance of getting on top of our work. I’m going to let you in on a secret; the key is to work smarter, and […]

  • Seven Key Remote Hiring and Onboarding Tips For Recruiters

    It’s currently a challenging time for many businesses as the world grapples with the reality of COVID-19. ‘Uncertainty’ is a commonly spouted buzzword to describe the situation, and it’s not far from the truth for most. Businesses have little forward visibility of how long the current arrangements are going to last. Employees are not sure […]

  • What Makes a BAD Recruiter? With Bernt Schindler | Anwar Khalil

    This week I sat down with Bernt Schindler to discuss the key reasons a recruiter may not be as effective as they could be in their role. Bernt has decades of experience in recruitment, holding positions such as the Head of Talent Acquisition at leading companies such as IBM and Graincorp. Here are our insights. […]