How to approach GDPR legitimate interest in recruiting

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides six lawful bases for processing personal data. Two of them – legitimate interest and consent – are very relevant to recruiting. But while consent is strictly defined and simple...

The most common recruiting challenges and how to overcome them

If you had to name one thing as your biggest hiring headache, what would it be? It’s true that your answers might vary depending on the size of the company you work with or the type...

How to hire a Virtual Assistant

Virtual assistants are remote employees who take up administrative tasks and - no matter the distance - ensure they run like clockwork. Since you trust these employees with important and sensitive job duties, like managing your...

The advantages and disadvantages of internal recruitment

Hiring from inside your business makes sense because new hires are already part of your team and know your culture and policies well. But despite the benefits of internal recruitment, relying too much on promotions and...

Tips for making a job offer to a candidate

The process of making a job offer to a candidate may appear simple at first glance: you create the offer letter, ask management to approve and send it to candidates. But each of these require time,...

How to use job portals for recruitment

Job portals, or job boards, are sites where you can advertise jobs and search for resumes. They are an integral part of almost every hiring process and using them effectively will translate into qualified candidates for...

How to reduce recruiting costs when hiring new employees

The ultimate challenge in recruiting is hiring stellar employees with the lowest possible recruiting costs. Quality of hire rightfully takes precedence, so you may be willing to accept higher costs that translate in more qualified candidates....

GDPR checklist: Requirements for recruiters and HR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new EU law that aims to protect EU residents’ personal data and rights to privacy. Come May 2018, organisations must be prepared to comply with GDPR whenever they...

A recruiter’s guide to GDPR compliance

Starting from May 2018, organisations that collect personal data of EU residents must become compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR.) The GDPR is a new law that aims to strengthen people’s rights to privacy...

Job fair recruitment: A planning guide for employers

Job fairs are like speed dating for recruiting. At a set time and place, companies and job seekers meet and try to find out if they’ll match. To make sure you promote yourself at a job...