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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UNLOCKING FEMALE TALENT TAKES A FLEXIBLE KEY

Posted: 04 March 2020

Finding highly capable women is essential if recruiters are to hire the best people and help businesses address the gender diversity challenge. Juliet Turnbull, founder of recruitment site 2to3days, explains how flexible working is the key to…

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3 WAYS JOBSEEKER BEHAVIOUR IS CHANGING

Posted: 04 March 2020

When it comes to the recruitment industry, there’s been a lot of talk about how our jobs are changing. AI could automate a lot of the hiring process, while video technology is being used in over 60%…

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WHY PICK A CAREER IN BLOCKCHAIN?

Posted: 02 March 2020

For the last few years technologists like Developers, Software Engineers and CTOs have been quietly improving their understanding of DLT (Distributed Ledger Technology) & blockchain to benefit from the wave of innovation DLT is expected to bring…

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3 WAYS GOOGLE FOR JOBS CAN BE A RECRUITER’S BEST FRIEND

Posted: 19 February 2020

It seems that in a blink of an eye, the UK recruitment industry has gained its biggest player to date. On July 17th, tech giant Google, rolled out its ‘Google for Jobs’ feature and added it to its already,…

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TALKING ABOUT THE FUTURE OF RECRUITMENT

Posted: 05 February 2020

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 businesses about upcoming trends and…

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[PODCAST] HOW RECRUITMENT WILL CHANGE IN THE NEXT FIVE YEARS: JASON MARTIN, SAFE COMPUTING, AND LISA JONES

Posted: 04 February 2020

On this episode of Barclay Jones’ Recruitment Leaders’ Podcast we talked to Jason Martin from Safe Computing. Safe Computing, part of the Access Group, specialises in delivering technology for global staffing organisations, both on a SaaS and…

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THE ADVANTAGES AND DIFFICULTIES OF USING SOCIAL MEDIA IN YOUR ADVERTISING STRATEGY

Posted: 28 January 2020

Social media has now been around for some time with just about everyone on a combination of LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. So are you making the most of this incredible resource in your advertising strategy or is…

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[WEBINAR] GDPR: THE END OF RECRUITMENT AS WE KNOW IT!

Posted: 16 January 2020

Here at Broadbean, we’ve been busy behind the scenes to make sure that we’re ahead of the curve when it comes to GDPR. We teamed up with Barclay Jones and hosted a webinar, where discussed all about…

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UNRAVELLING GDPR

Posted: 06 January 2020

Recently, discussions with my clients have been increasingly drawn to the subject of “GDPR”. What is it? How is it going to affect us? What do we need to do to deal with it? Do we need…

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WHEN YOUR CANDIDATE SOURCING FAILS

Posted: 11 June 2019

A lack of talented candidates happens to the best of us. It happens to the brightest companies and the best recruiting teams. But if your company struggled through its most recent round of recruiting, it might be…

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TRENDS IN TALENT ATTRACTION #RLC14

Posted: 23 June 2017

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 the stage to present on the topic ‘Trends…

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VOICE TECHNOLOGY IS SET TO REVOLUTIONISE CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE

Posted: 10 May 2017

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 simplicity. Challenges such as GDPR, coupled with the ultra-competitive recruitment…

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