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

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Broadbean and Talent Nexus team up to provide cutting edge programmatic recruitment solution

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Recruitment software company, Broadbean Technology, has partnered with programmatic media buying agency, Talent Nexus, to provide recruiters with a new job advertising solution that will help them…

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How to Attract and Retain the Unicorn Candidate, Finding the Unicorn and Growing the Team That Gets It

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There has been a lot of talk recently about unicorn candidates and their importance in working teams. But what is a unicorn candidate, and why does your company need one?

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Why Do People Choose To Work For The NHS?

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The NHS currently employs more than 1.7 million people. It is the biggest employer in the UK, and the fifth largest in the World. Caring for millions of people every day, the NHS workforce has become…

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Hiring Halves in June as COVID-19 Impacts Recruitment in the UK

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Hiring across the UK has almost halved in the last year as Covid-19 impacted recruitment, with the number of new vacancies added in June down 49% when compared to the same time last year, according to…

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When Your Candidate Sourcing Fails

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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,…

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How the Candidate Sourcing Platform Helps Recruiters

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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…

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How the Candidate Sourcing Platform Helps Recruitment Directors

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Lack of Reliable Data In order to make a change in behavior among your recruitment team, to make strategic decisions, you need dependable information. Recently, in Walking the Tightrope of Big Data, I…

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Is There Gender Bias in Your Job Advertisement?

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You’ve been trying to increase the number of women (or men, depending on your industry) in the office. You’ve assessed the company culture, diversity objectives, and even the types of positions to…

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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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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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What it Takes to Become a Superhero in Recruitment

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The Avengers have been saving the planet since the 1960s and not long after the recruitment industry started doing the same. They have gone through many incarnations, seen members come and go,…

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