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Top 10 Articles of 2013

Career Realism

Over the last 365 days, we published over 2,000 articles. Here’s a quick recap of our top 10 articles of 2013: 1.) 10 Things Recruiters Won’t Tell You (But I Will!). I’ve put together the most common reasons why a recruiter writes a candidate off. Read Full Article >> 2.) Read Full Article >> 3.) Read Full Article >> 4.) Read Full Article >> 5.) Read Full Article >> 6.)

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Recruit Fans, NOT Candidates!

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Recruit Fans, NOT Candidates! Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog. Recruiting candidates CloudNine Employer Branding Fans podcast Steve Ward

2017 26

10 Survival Tips for New Recruiters

The Undercover Recruiter

In the beginning I had no idea what to really expect from a career in agency recruitment. View Article. 10 Survival Tips for New Recruiters. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. I remember my first day on the job clearly, like it was yesterday.

2016 50

Top Traits of Great Recruiters

The Undercover Recruiter

What does it take to be a top third party recruiter? Different clients will have different opinions about what type of partnership they prefer with their recruiters. View Article. Top Traits of Great Recruiters. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Career Blog.

2017 32

9 Habits of Every Successful Recruiter

The Undercover Recruiter

The “army” of any company hugely depends on its recruiter skills. Being a recruiter is a. View Article. 9 Habits of Every Successful Recruiter. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2017 32

13 Recruitment Trends You MUST Know For 2017

The Undercover Recruiter

Brexit, Trump, AI, Big Data, Microsoft+LinkedIn and the Randstad Monster… It’s no secret that 2016 has been a massive year for politics, technology and economics, but what are the real knock-on effects to agency-side recruiters working as third party talent suppliers? View Article.

2017 50

How Can Recruiters Avoid Being Replaced by AI?

The Undercover Recruiter

Love it or hate it, there are many advantages to using AI in recruitment, like using an algorithm to find the best candidate or eliminating unconscious bias in the recruitment process. But could its rise mean the end of the need for human recruiters? View Article.

2017 32

Future Proofing Your Recruitment Strategy

The Undercover Recruiter

Modern recruiters know it is not good enough to simply advertise jobs and approach candidates on social media. The modern recruiter knows that there is so much more to recruitment than being able to find candidates. View Article. Future Proofing Your Recruitment Strategy.

Avoiding the Faux Recruiter

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Avoiding the Faux Recruiter. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Job Search Life Skills con crime faux recruiter identity fraud job seeker RecruitmentThe job search process is difficult and extremely time-consuming.

2015 43

How Can Recruiters Create Compelling Content?

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. How Can Recruiters Create Compelling Content? Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog. Recruiting Content creation Employer Branding marketing URPanel

2017 28

Top 5 Time Management Tips For Recruiters

The Undercover Recruiter

One being to join the circus, the other to forge a career in recruitment marketing. View Article. Top 5 Time Management Tips For Recruiters. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. When I was a journalist, I organised my life by spinning plates.

5 Tips for New Recruiters

The Undercover Recruiter

The world of recruiting can be a lot of fun and make you very successful early on in your career. As a new recruiter you have to be prepared for the world you are about to enter because while it can be very fruitful. View Article. 5 Tips for New Recruiters.

2015 41

10 Ways Social Recruiting Technology Has Changed Recruiting Forever #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Finding the right candidate for the right job has always been the Holy Grail of recruiting, but thanks to social recruiting technology it’s easier than ever to succeed in that elusive quest. View Article. 10 Ways Social Recruiting Technology Has Changed Recruiting Forever #TechTuesday. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

Global Stats Shaping Recruiting Trends in 2017

The Undercover Recruiter

If you want your company to improve its recruitment strategy this year, then it’s well worth considering how these trends can help you do that. View Article. Global Stats Shaping Recruiting Trends in 2017. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2017 23

Top 17 Songs Every Recruiter Can Relate To

The Undercover Recruiter

We’ve all been there, on the roller-coaster of emotions that is recruitment. View Article. Top 17 Songs Every Recruiter Can Relate To. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Recruiting Recruiter Recruitment songs

2017 35

5 Habits That Recruiters Need to Break

The Undercover Recruiter

However, in an ever evolving industry such as recruitment, old habits could lead to you missing out on the best talent. As new technology is introduced, employer needs change and job expectations differ between generations, it is important that recruiters. View Article.

2015 47

3 Recruitment Tasks Supercharged with Artificial Intelligence

The Undercover Recruiter

The recruitment process continues to lengthen as the search for highly skilled talent increases, the fear of making a bad hire remains and the quality of active candidates is lacking. View Article. 3 Recruitment Tasks Supercharged with Artificial Intelligence.

2017 23

5 Reasons Why Companies Should Outsource Their Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruiting a new member of staff can be a time consuming task and hiring decisions shouldn’t be taken lightly. If the answer is no, then you may want to consider outsourcing your recruitment. View Article. 5 Reasons Why Companies Should Outsource Their Recruitment.

2015 58

7 Recruiting Competencies to Guide the 21st Century Recruiter

Blogging4jobs

I used to think that recruiters were just the same as human resources professionals. Great not just good recruiters require a different set of skills, abilities, and competencies altogether to engage, qualify and recruit talent to our organization(s). Recruiters are strong.

Potential Dangers of Applying Direct (and Bypassing Recruiters)

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Potential Dangers of Applying Direct (and Bypassing Recruiters). Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Job Search Recruiting Applying direct job searchA lot of thought goes into searching for a new job.

2016 53

What Qualities Make a Great Recruiter?

The Undercover Recruiter

Looking to enter a career in recruitment? From finding it easy to chat to people, to the gift of the gab, there are a few attributes that a recruiter should have to succeed in the industry. View Article. What Qualities Make a Great Recruiter?

2015 47

3 career articles you must read this week

Mildred Talabi

Today, I want to share with you three incredibly useful articles I’ve recently come across that will absolutely help you to move from job seeker or volunteer to employee – if you faithfully follow the advice. I’ll be back here next week with another career article or resource.

The Evolution of the Recruiter Throughout History

The Undercover Recruiter

With the introduction of new technology, changes in the economy and adjusting employer needs; the role of the recruiter has changed significantly throughout the years. View Article. The Evolution of the Recruiter Throughout History.

2015 45

Thinking of Entering a Career in Recruitment?

The Undercover Recruiter

Think that a career in recruitment might be the right path for you to follow? Recruitment isn’t usually an industry that people dream of getting into and rather ‘fall’ into by chance; however this doesn’t mean that it. View Article.

2015 47

What Recruiters Want, What They Really Really Want

The Undercover Recruiter

Understanding how to best from a recruitment consultant as part of your job search will not only cut your paranoia and stress levels down a lot, but will also accelerate your journey to that dream role. So, let’s talk about recruiters. View Article.

2016 40

The 3 Very Simple Things Recruiters Want From Clients

The Undercover Recruiter

Some businesses begrudge paying recruitment agencies to find them the top talent they need to be successful and grow. Because great recruiters know how to get the job done properly. View Article. The 3 Very Simple Things Recruiters Want From Clients.

2016 36

The Most Off-Putting Things Candidates Say to Recruiters

The Undercover Recruiter

A huge part of the fun of working as a recruiter is getting to speak to so many different people all the time. View Article. The Most Off-Putting Things Candidates Say to Recruiters. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

2016 43

3 Must Haves for Your Recruitment Strategy

The Undercover Recruiter

I often speak to companies about how they recruit and the challenges they experience. One of the questions I ask is “How do you recruit new people into your business?”, ”, followed by “What recruitment challenges do you have?”. View Article.

How Efficient is Your Recruitment Funnel?

The Undercover Recruiter

The idea of this can be visualised as a recruitment funnel, starting with everyone who views your vacancy and resulting in a hire. View Article. How Efficient is Your Recruitment Funnel? Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

2015 42

Is Coding a ‘Language’ Recruiters Should Know?

The Undercover Recruiter

Is coding a ‘language’ recruiters should know? It depends – if you [recruiter] plan to specialize in technology recruitment -I’d say it’s a good idea to learn. What exactly should recruiters know about coding? View Article.

2015 38

Social Recruiting: Making Sense of Connection Requests on LinkedIn

The Undercover Recruiter

Networking plays a huge part in the recruiting world. View Article. Social Recruiting: Making Sense of Connection Requests on LinkedIn. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2017 23

Recruit Like a Marketer, Never Stop Looking For Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

One of the biggest challenges companies have when they recruit is getting enough candidates to choose from. The flow on effect of this is feeling forced to spend significant amounts of money advertising jobs and engaging recruitment agencies, which can result in lost productivity.

2016 36

What Do Recruiters Think of LinkedIn Recommendations?

The Undercover Recruiter

Many recruiters find LinkedIn invaluable. According to data collected in 2013, 89% of recruiters have used the professional network to fill a position. One of the things that recruiters look at on LinkedIn is the recommendations section of a prospective job candidate.

What Are the Upcoming Recruitment Trends for 2016?

The Undercover Recruiter

What does the future hold for recruitment? There’s no telling for sure, however LinkedIn have revealed what some of the key focuses for recruiters are for 2016, having surveyed 4,000 talent acquisition decision makers for their Global Recruiting Trends report. View Article.

2016 54

The 5 Do’s and Don’ts of Recruiter Communication

The Undercover Recruiter

The ability to form on-going relationships with influential recruiters can prove more critical to your career success than. View Article. The 5 Do’s and Don’ts of Recruiter Communication. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

2016 41

5 Tools That Every Recruiter Needs

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruiting can be a long slog. To reduce your administrative workload and free yourself to focus on tasks that matter most, many recruiters use. View Article. 5 Tools That Every Recruiter Needs. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

2017 16

5 Ways to Use Emojis in Recruitment

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. 5 Ways to Use Emojis in Recruitment. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog. Recruiting candidates Emoji emojis Lever

2017 27

Top 9 Secrets of the World’s Best Recruitment Managers

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article. Top 9 Secrets of the World’s Best Recruitment Managers. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog. Recruiting James Nathan managers Recruitment secretsIt’s such a common story.

2017 29

Is Age Just a Number in Recruitment?

The Undercover Recruiter

Of the 103,000 recruitment consultants employed by recruitment agencies in the UK, what is the demographic split of those who are over 40, like me? I go out and meet outstanding business owners all the time; those who are growing their recruitment companies across a number of sectors.

2016 31

What Are the Global Recruitment Trends in 2015?

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruitment is an ever evolving industry, especially with the growth of technology and social media. View Article. What Are the Global Recruitment Trends in 2015? Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

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