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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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Thinking differently: 3 ways to prepare for 2021

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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…

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How Apple uses Data to Create a Seamless Business Strategy

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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…

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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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The New App to Reduce Bias in Your Job Ads

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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…

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3 of the Most Hilariously Clever Job Ads We’ve Ever Seen

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To attract candidates, you need to stand out above your talent competitors. Creating that employer brand is a delicate balance of work and culture. Recruiters have to accurately advertise a brand and…

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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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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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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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3 Ways to Leave the Employer Branding Up to Your Employees

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Tim Sackett (@TimSackett) brought up a great point about employer branding in his post, “How Fake is Your Employer Brand”. Tim said, “I think most employment brands are completely fake. The reason I…

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Passive Pipelining: Maintaining Positive Recruitment Practices

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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…

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Creating Candidate Personas for Better Recruitment

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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…

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Should You Create a Candidate Journey Map?

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Employers ignore the candidate experience at their own peril. The 2014 Candidate Experience Awards, which asked 95,000 job applicants about their experience applying to companies, revealed candidates…

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