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How To Write a Compelling Job Advert

How To Write a Compelling Job Advert

Job adverts are like any advert: you want results. With a job advert, you’re looking to gain a serious response that leads to applications from good, suitable candidates who ultimately go on to spend a long and productive time in their placed role.

You want to choose among suitable applicants; a person who fits into the company culture, or at least complements it. You want a candidate who ticks all the boxes, and for whom the day-to-day reality of the job is not a mismatch with the expectations created by the job advert.

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Are Traditional Interviews Dead?

Are Traditional Interviews Dead?

Traditional, ‘structured’ interviews have been the mainstay of the interview process for a long time. But what other types of interview formats can a hirer use? And are reports of the demise of the standard interview accurate? We’d argue no – what has changed dramatically is the process that leads to the traditional interview scenario. Nevertheless, whatever the process, it has led to having a pool of a few likely candidates. What should the next step be?

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Post your job adverts for free, forever

Post your job adverts for free, forever

Did you know Zoek lets you post unlimited job adverts for free?

Tap into the massive reach of Zoek and advertise your vacancies on the fastest growing UK jobs board. Besides the obvious benefits of our Broadbean integration and all that means for finding the ideal candidate, you'll get your job advert applications direct into your inbox.

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Finding the freshest candidates

Finding the freshest candidates

It’s common for recruiters to talk about the size of their database of CVs or candidates. But behind the figures, how relevant is this measurement? Not at lot, we’d argue!

The problem is that these impressive figures, often in the hundreds of thousands, represent a total number of candidates over time. With a long-standing jobs board these figures could well include candidates from 2, 5, even 10 years ago. How relevant would your CV be from 5 years ago?

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Happy Year of the Rooster!

Happy Year of the Rooster!

With the start of the Chinese Year of the Rooster upon us, what does this mean for recruiters? Well, Roosters apparently excel in certain areas of their career. Of particular interest to recruiters and employers will be that Roosters 'follow instructions well, and always make sure that their supervisors and bosses are always content with the work that they are doing'. What's not to like about that if you're looking to fill say a picker/packer vacancy?.

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