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5 Ways to Mitigate Risk when Screening Employees

5 Ways to Mitigate Risk when Screening Employees

When hiring for a role, the process needs to be as risk-free as possible. But is it possible to avoid the potential pitfalls associated with recruiting - misinformation, outdated procedures, delays in time to hire - to land the dream candidate? Here we list the five best ways of avoiding the most common hiring obstacles and ensure your hires are checked, verified and ready for success.

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Mitigating Hiring Risks: A step-by-step guide

Mitigating Hiring Risks: A step-by-step guide

Companies must balance the need to quickly fill positions with trying to ensure they hire the right person for every role. Naturally, as an employer, you have thought about the consequences of a bad hire. Even for the most diligent HR departments, the dreaded bad hire can happen - but background screening, probationary periods, contingent offers, training programs, and other onboarding tactics can help minimize that possibility. Hiring the wrong person can be disastrous, but when it does happen, it is important to know how to identify it and the steps you can take to improve the situation. 

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HR Essentials: Steps for a Great Candidate Experience

HR Essentials: Steps for a Great Candidate Experience

The candidate experience follows the journey of a candidate before, during, and after their initial application. It encompasses their experience from the very first touchpoint, such as the original visit to your website or job board, to the point when they apply, and finally through to the processing of their application, interviewing and onboarding. The smallest details in your hiring process may have a significant impact on creating a positive candidate experience. An amazing candidate experience and a favorable impression of your business are the result of going above and beyond an applicant's expectations at every level of the recruiting process. In today’s competitive hiring landscape, you can engage more job seekers, attract top talent and shorten time to hire by simply providing an excellent candidate experience.

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How to Prevent & Combat Quiet Quitting at Work (Prioritising Employee Retention and Motivation)

How to Prevent & Combat Quiet Quitting at Work (Prioritising Employee Retention and Motivation)

The global wave of Quiet resignation results in annual losses for businesses of up to $1.5 trillion worldwide according to a Gallup research. Up to 67% of American workers and 85% of workers globally may be quietly quitting. Just 15% of employees are actively engaged at work, which indicates that up to 85% of them may be quietly quitting and disengaging from their work, team and employer. The figures are a little better for the US, where 33% of workers are actively engaged at work—almost double the global average.

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Hiring Guide for HR Professionals for Recruiting Top Talent

Hiring Guide for HR Professionals for Recruiting Top Talent

The hiring process is evolving and the future is not only about finding the best talent but also about how to find them. Automated recruitment softwares can help in this process by matching candidates with jobs and by automating many of the tasks. Automation is already changing how we search for jobs and how recruiters find candidates. Recruiters are using softwares to scan resumes for keywords, which helps them find more qualified candidates than they would have found otherwise. Advanced technology will become an essential part of HR and recruitment in the near future. It will be used to find a strong candidate for a given job and to automate many of the traditional tasks. The future of the hiring process will be shaped by the technology that is being developed in the present. As such, it is important to keep an eye on how technology will affect the recruitment process.

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14 Ways to Understand the Future of Work and How to Prepare Your Organisation

14 Ways to Understand the Future of Work and How to Prepare Your Organisation

This article outlines how People leaders can deliver for the future of work in their organisation. In essence, this whitepaper could be used as the handbook for the future of work. This strategy has fourteen elements to understand the future of work. Let us discuss them one by one. It is important to understand and build the future of work. Read on to learn how to understand and deliver the future of work.

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Guide to Hiring the Right Talent in Tech Industry

Guide to Hiring the Right Talent in Tech Industry

The new age of technical talent demands a new type of hiring process. In this article, we will discuss the different ways in which you can hire the right talent for your company. Today’s technical talent is more demanding than ever before, at the same time that their specialist skills are in-demand by your organisation. They are not afraid to go to other companies if they don't get what they want. It is imperative for companies to understand this and adapt their talent hiring and retention process accordingly. Hiring the right talent does not only mean hiring the best person for the job but also hiring someone who is a good fit for the company culture and values. A company culture is an important part of any business. It can make or break it. And this is where hiring the right talent becomes important. 

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5 Ways Technology is Transforming Talent Acquisition

5 Ways Technology is Transforming Talent Acquisition

The talent acquisition tech investment keeps escalating. According to Aptitude Research, nearly 70% of businesses have expanded their investment in talent acquisition (TA) tech in 2021 and 73% expect that to continue to grow in 2022. Not only are the process of hiring top talent getting harder (with better-informed candidates and their rising expectations), COVID-19 added further complications as the period of lockdown and remote work is fuelling “The Great Resignation”. Here are 5 ways technology is transforming Talent Acquisition: 1. Provides access to as wide a talent pool as possible 2. Attracts and secures quality next-gen talent 3. Cut costs and increase productivity, and find the best talent 4. Consistent candidate experience 5. Speed up your offers

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Australia Recruitment Guide for Australian Companies: How to Hire the Best Candidates?

Australia Recruitment Guide for Australian Companies: How to Hire the Best Candidates?

This guide is written for Australian companies who are looking to hire the best candidates. It provides tips on how to find and recruit the best employees in Australia. The first step is to get an overview of the current labour market and what kind of skills are in demand, and the pool of candidates available. The second step is to identify which recruitment channels will be most effective for your company. The final step is to create a plan that will outline what you need from your hiring manager, HR team, and talent acquisition team.

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Guide to Hiring in Singapore - How to Find, Screen & Evaluate Candidates Properly

Guide to Hiring in Singapore - How to Find, Screen & Evaluate Candidates Properly

Employers should care about recruitment processes because they are not just hiring one person, but a whole team. They need to make sure that the candidate is a good fit for the company culture and that they will be able to do their job well.The recruitment process is a very important part of the HR / people strategy. It can make or break your company from the inside out. A good recruitment process will help you find people who are not only qualified for the position but also have an excellent work ethic and will fit in with your company culture.The recruitment process determines how well the company will be able to find the best talent. It also helps them assess their needs and determine if they are hiring the right person for the job.There are many ways to find people, but there is no one way that is better than all others. The best way to find people depends on what kind of talent you want, where you want to find them and your budget.

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The Complete Hiring Guide in the UK - From Looking for the Perfect Candidate to Successfully Interviewing Them

The Complete Hiring Guide in the UK - From Looking for the Perfect Candidate to Successfully Interviewing Them

A hiring guide is important for any business. It helps them to understand the recruitment process, how to hire the right person, and what to look for in a candidate. It provides a roadmap of what an employer is looking for in their next hire. It also helps them understand the company culture, values and perks that they can offer. When hiring, it's important to provide a smooth, unbiased interview process so as to not discourage potential candidates. The questions should be relevant and not too difficult or too easy, and it should be made clear what kind of answers are expected from them.The hiring process is a complex one, and it's important to make sure that you're following the best practices. This guide will help you find out what exactly goes into the hiring process, and how to hire someone who will be a good fit for your company.

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5 Ways Technology is Transforming Talent Acquisition

5 Ways Technology is Transforming Talent Acquisition

The talent acquisition tech investment keeps escalating.According to Aptitude Research, nearly 70% of businesses have expanded their investment in talent acquisition (TA) tech in 2021 and 73% expect that to continue to grow in 2022.Not only are the process of hiring top talent getting harder (with better-informed candidates and their rising expectations), COVID-19 added further complications as the period of lockdown and remote work is fuelling “The Great Resignation”.To outcompete against other businesses in the same sector, recruiters have to deliver both a quality service, as well as scalability. One of the ways to achieve scale easily is through the introduction of swift, connected, secure and easy technology with a trusted provider. ‍Here are 5 ways technology is transforming Talent Acquisition.

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Why Background Checking Systems are Changing the Way Companies Conduct their Recruitment

Why Background Checking Systems are Changing the Way Companies Conduct their Recruitment

Background checking systems are automated systems that help businesses to find suitable candidates. These systems use candidate information from various sources, such as social media, resume databases, and online profiles to gauge a candidate's suitability for the job. They are used by companies to keep track of their employees, contractors, and vendors.

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Top Trends for HR Staffing & Recruiting Businesses

Top Trends for HR Staffing & Recruiting Businesses - A Guide For Delivering For Clients In 2022 And Beyond

In the past, HR staffing processes were fairly straightforward. Today, more and more people are considering non-traditional ways to recruit their workforce. The top trends in human resources are changing.

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Adding Recruitment & Staffing Value for Business Client’s Specialist Talent Acquisition

Read this blog to understand how to add recruitment and staffing value to specialist talent requirements for business clients.

HR / Recruitment / Staffing
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Global Hiring Trends

Global Hiring Trends in Financial & Professional Services Business

Global hiring trends in industry sectors such as Financial Services / FinTech & Professional Services / Management Consulting, with specialist skills required around the world

Professional Services / Management Consulting
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People strategy
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How to Create a Fair and Transparent Recruitment Process in financially regulated businesses?

How to Create a Fair and Transparent Recruitment Process in financially regulated businesses?

Hiring people is a vitally important function in financially regulated businesses. Progressive organisations approach their hiring decisions more as investing in people. Making informed hiring decisions is complicated because employers need to make their hiring decisions based on the limited information available. 

FinTech / Financial Services
Talent recruitment
Staff retention
People strategy
Culture
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6 Questions to Ask Before Investing in HR Tech in 2021

You're probably reading this because you’ve won budget for a new piece of HR tech, congratulations! This is an exciting time and tech can truly transform your processes, but first you have to ensure that everyone is on the same page.

HR / Recruitment / Staffing
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Hiring for Fintech? Make sure you consider these 5 qualities...

Having worked with some of the world's leading Fintech recruiters (offering Fintech background screening for employment), we have collated this list of 5 talents, characteristics, and experiences essential to a good Fintech hire in 2021.

FinTech / Financial Services
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4 Digital Talent Acquisition Strategies for Financial Services Firms

After the fintech phenomenon, the big banks are embarking on a top-down digital transformation of the industry too.

FinTech / Financial Services
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