Are Face To Face Interviews Dead?

Are Face To Face Interviews Dead?

In light of the digital revolution and the disruption to traditional industries caused by the advancement of technology, we pose the question – has the time consuming final phase of the selection process, the face to face interview, had its day? Is there a faster and smarter way to select your ideal candidate without losing hours to standard interviewee answers to formulaic questions?

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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, the process has lead to a pool of a few likely candidates. What should the next step be?

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The Road Ahead: The Outlook For The Transport Sector

The Road Ahead: The Outlook For The Transport Sector

Three million of the transport, logistics and driving sectors jobs are directly linked with trading with the EU. With the potential for major changes in legislative and employment frameworks brought about by Brexit, the industry is heading into a perfect storm. Recruitment shortages, border controls impacting on movement of labour and goods coupled with a shift toward alternative methods of moving goods from further-flung markets signals significant changes in the industry.

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Humans vs Robots: The future of warehouse, logistics, and recruitment?

Humans vs Robots: The future of warehouse, logistics, and recruitment?

A recent study by PwC suggests that more than 10 million UK workers are at high risk of being replaced by robots within 15 years. Another study by Deloitte showed that the wholesale/retail and transport sectors had the highest number of jobs with a high chance of automation.

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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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Recruitment and the Healthcare Sector – Overcoming Challenges in an Uncertain Future

Recruitment and the Healthcare Sector – Overcoming Challenges in an Uncertain Future

“The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger - but recognize the opportunity.”JFK

The healthcare sector seems to be heading towards a ‘perfect storm’. With pressure on the NHS at an all-time high, NHS bursaries set to be scrapped in August this year, and Brexit on the horizon, recruitment in the healthcare sector has become more challenging than ever.

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How Will Brexit Affect Recruitment?

How Will Brexit Affect Recruitment?

Results from a YouGov survey for the Mental Health Foundation, showed that 49% of respondents had some kind of anxiety about the future of the UK after its EU exit. This is one of the biggest social and economic events to happen in our lifetime. Formal exit negotiations have now started and the lack of certainty is apparent. Not knowing what the future discussions may hold is understandably causing uncertainty in the UK economy, which has repercussions for business confidence and ultimately recruitment.

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Testimonials

Don't just take our word for how good Zoek is for recruiters. Here are recent testimonial from satisfied recruiters.

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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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Find The Right Candidate: How To Advertise A Job Opening

Find The Right Candidate: How To Advertise A Job Opening

If you’re an employer searching for the right candidate for your vacant position, you want to ensure that your job is found by the right people. Attracting the right candidate means ensuring that your job advertisement is appealing, easy to understand and easy to find. 

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