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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HOW THE WORLD’S MOST ATTRACTIVE EMPLOYERS ATTRACT CANDIDATES

Posted: 10 June 2020

Universum Global recently released its list of the world’s most attractive employers. It’s mostly the list you’d expect, populated by the companies most people dream of working for: Google, Apple, Goldman Sachs etc. But just what do each of these companies do that…

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HOW THE CANDIDATE SOURCING PLATFORM HELPS RECRUITERS

Posted: 10 June 2020

Every professional has their go to trick of the trade; as a specialized recruiter, you’ve come to rely on job advertisements as your means of talent acquisition. The question isn’t whether you know the tool well – clearly you…

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GOOD HR: WHAT IT REALLY LOOKS LIKE

Posted: 10 June 2020

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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EXTENSION OF RETENTION SCHEME = GREAT NEWS FOR THE EMPLOYMENT MARKET

Posted: 10 June 2020

What the chancellor announced today will help businesses retain employees and save the treasury billions The announcemnt of the chancellor Rishi Sunak on the future of the job retention scheme, was music to my ears. Most people and businesses…

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THINKING DIFFERENTLY: 3 WAYS TO PREPARE FOR 2021

Posted: 21 May 2020

By 2021, millennials will make up three quarters of the workforce. Therefore, this cohort will comprise a large part of your client base. As competition steepens, recruitment agencies must think differently in order to encourage the top…

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HOW APPLE USES DATA TO CREATE A SEAMLESS BUSINESS STRATEGY

Posted: 21 May 2020

With Apple products being so pervasive in our lives, it is easy to appreciate the volumes of data available to collect and analyse. The Apple collection of products is hugely impressive and includes smart watches, phones, tablets,…

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6 ADVANTAGES OF HIRING THROUGH A RECRUITMENT AGENCY

Posted: 21 May 2020

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 monthly Report on Jobs shows vacancy levels rising on a monthly basis. Many…

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THE NEW APP TO REDUCE BIAS IN YOUR JOB ADS

Posted: 20 May 2020

In the job market, there are terms that lend job advertisements towards biased interpretations. Although this is almost never on purpose, using potentially bias language in a job advertisement doesn’t help to ameliorate gender disparity in tech fields. There are certain phrases or words that subconsciously…

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JOB ADVERTISEMENTS: WRITING, POSTING AND SOCIALIZING

Posted: 20 May 2020

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 have begun to adopt, you can dedicate the time and…

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THE GOOD (AND BAD) EMPLOYEE BENEFITS AROUND THE WORLD

Posted: 06 March 2020

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 thinking…

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PASSIVE PIPELINING: MAINTAINING POSITIVE RECRUITMENT PRACTICES

Posted: 06 March 2020

Pipelining is a popular trend in today’s recruiting market. Many large organizations have positions to fill on a regular basis, so a pool – rather pipeline – of candidates readily available makes the hiring time a lot…

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CREATING CANDIDATE PERSONAS FOR BETTER RECRUITMENT

Posted: 06 March 2020

Many employers target candidates without defining what really interests or pushes them away. If you’re recruiting for a job in any field, gathering broad demographics is not enough. A candidate persona is a “fictional representation of your ideal…

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