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The Broadbean Blog

Here is where we display the latest news, insights and advice from Broadbean on the recruitment and technology industry

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Job Advertisements: Writing, Posting and Socializing

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A successful job ad ties in writing, marketing, and competitive intelligence into one targeted recruitment strategy. With the 38% increase in employer branding budgets many companies across the board…

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The Good (and Bad) Employee Benefits Around the World

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Did you know 30% of employees are looking for other work while at their jobs? — Some of those might be wondering what it’d be like to work in another country. Well it depends on what country you’re…

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Talking About the Future of Recruitment

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The 'Future of Recruitment for Agencies' was the theme of the latest conference hosted by Recruitment International. I joined a number of speakers from across the agency spectrum talking to around 60…

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Internal vs External Recruiting - Which Side Are You On?

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As recruiters we spend a lot of time on talent attraction, looking at ways we can encourage the best and the brightest to come and work for us. Each new role has a hiring manager brief and we usually…

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5 Signs An Employee May Be Ready to Leave You

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Whilst the recent increases in job creation are a good sign for the economy, for businesses they carry two challenges for successful workforce planning - firstly how to acquire the new skills that…

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Internal vs. External: Who Should You Hire?

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“Our industry goes away if organizations quit recruiting from the outside, yet internal promotions are critical to our success. It is virtually impossible to consistently recruit top talent to an…

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5 Ways to Improve Internal Mobility

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I recently joined Broadbean, and a number of senior HR and Talent practitioners, at the second day of the Cornerstone Convergence event, a conference exploring the changing landscape of work and…

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GOOD HR: What It Really Looks Like

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There are a lot of articles out there that talk about the bad side of Human Resources. Why they hate it, what’s keeping HR from the “table” and how come they aren’t moving higher, doing better or…

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6 Advantages of Hiring Through a Recruitment Agency

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Recent research may have indicated that in-house recruiters are relying less on recruitment agencies to fill vacancies, but most staffing businesses are still posting strong results, whilst the RECs…

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Trends in Talent Attraction #RLC14

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Last Tuesday a few of our guys trotted off to the Kings Fund in London to attend TheJobPost'sRecruitment Leaders Connect event (aka#RLC14). Stephen Barnhurst, Broadbean's EMEA Sales Director took to…

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What's Happening in the World of In-House Recruitment?

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In my last blog I looked at some of the key messages from the latest conference hosted by the Forum for In-House Recruitment Managers. The closing session looked at the results in their latest…

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Voice technology is set to revolutionise candidate experience

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Candidate experience continues to top the recruitment agenda. But what moves are staffing companies and internal resourcing teams making to improve this? The short answer: seamlessness and…

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