Starting out on your own for the first time can be a daunting experience especially if you are leaving the security of a fulltime job in recruitment. But, for those that feel the fear and do it anyway, the rewards can be great! If you have never started your own business before, here are some things to consider. What are you going to call your new company? Have you completed the legal process of getting it registered on Companies House? Sorted out shareholders, partnership agreements and … [Read more...]
Make the most of your database – Re-engage Lost Talent and reap the rewards
As the British economy starts to recover from lockdown, we can see thousands of job openings, as new hires in companies start to pick up. For each one, we get hundreds of applications, but only hire one candidate. So, what happens to the rest who were not as successful? Do you discard them? Isn’t that a waste of valuable potential? Can they be put forward for other roles? These “lost” contacts are sitting in your CRM and not being revisited to fill new upcoming roles. Instead of posting … [Read more...]
Brexit and how it effects the the Job Market?
3 years on from the Brexit vote, the UK is still just as unclear about how to implement the result, as it was this time last year. Perhaps a new Prime Minister with a different vision and approach can break the deadlock. Your guess on what the future holds when it comes to our relationship with the EU is as good as mine! So how is this effecting recruitment, well it would be dishonest to say that the uncertainty has not affected all aspects of business. However, the one thing about the … [Read more...]
Millennial’s and Baby boomers working in Recruitment – So, what is it that makes them so different?
Recruitment agencies have more millennial's working for them than ever before. It’s a fact that most companies have a 50/50 split between Baby boomers and millennial's. With this comes conflict, millennial's tend to be more impatient and want to use technology better. Baby boomers have a softer approach. So, if you are a recruiter, how do you get the best out of your team when they are from different generations with differing expectations? Millennial's widely perceive technology to be at … [Read more...]
Troy Software’s digital Insights Series
Starting Off – A Recipe for Success Small Business, Big Decisions So, you’ve made the decision to start your own recruitment business. You know your market, you know your competitors, you have an established network and the passion and drive to succeed. As you begin to turn your dream into reality, all the practicalities of a start-up come to the fore, such as securing finance, premises, building your brand and online presence. It can be a little overwhelming at first, especially when it … [Read more...]
TROY SOFTWARE’S DIGITAL INSIGHTS SERIES
A Voyage of Discovery Adding Value with Customer Insights Ask a Recruiter what they typically expect from their recruitment software, and most often the response is anchored to the need to manage high volumes of candidate data. Ask a Recruiter how they manage their customer data and the response is completely different “We know our customers pretty well already”. Assuming you have a good relationship with your customers, consider for a moment an occasion where you lost a placement to … [Read more...]
Troysoft Digital Insights Series
Seeing Around Corners The search for top talent: Accelerate your business with actionable insights We’ve come a long way since the days of whiteboards and spreadsheets. With today’s digital technologies, we can store, access and manage candidate data more effectively than ever before. But the market is now more competitive than ever. With growth in demand for new hires, outstripping supply of readily available top talent, our systems and tools must work even harder and smarter, if we want … [Read more...]