How to recruit a Millennial

How to recruit a Millennial

How does recruiting Millennials differ from any other generation? We look at the tactics to take when dealing with 20-something year old job hunters.

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Are You On The Right Road To Filling HGV Driver Vacancies?

Are You On The Right Road To Filling HGV Driver Vacancies?

There’s an acute shortage of HGV and delivery drivers in the UK and the competition to fill vacancies is greater than ever. Industry knowledge will help to set your agency apart.

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Motivating sales staff: The psychology of engagement

Motivating sales staff: The psychology of engagement

We all want engaged sales staff. But what does that actually mean, and what can we learn from psychology research? More pay doesn’t produce more motivation every time; people often stay for less money than they could get elsewhere. Yet we still use it to try to 'motivate employees'...

What else is at play in the complicated equation of human motivation, if it isn't a simple linear equation of more money = more motivation?

Engaged Staff

Work motivation engagement sales

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Recruitment Tips You Can Learn From The Movies: Redux

Recruitment Tips You Can Learn From The Movies: Redux

Here’s another list of movies that recruiters should watch for valuable recruitment tips, but for somewhat older films than our original post.

The 39 Steps (1935): suggests you should look beyond the CV of the candidate. Yes, they seem to have moved around jobs a fair bit, travelled the length of the country, crashed several cars... But they may well be dashed resourceful and ideal for the role of saving the country or the client's company.

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Last few days of our Grand Opening Offer for Recruiters

Last few days of our Grand Opening Offer for Recruiters

Recruiters - buy one Job Advert and get one free. But hurry, our Grand Opening Offer closes 31st October 2016

So, form an orderly queue, come and register with Zoek and start enjoying the buzz surrounding the new job search app. Job postings start from just £25. We’re sure we can Zoek the competition so give us a try and let's get to know each other. Come on in and register today.

 

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Recruiting Tips For The Christmas Season

Recruiting Tips For The Christmas Season

There are less than 60 days until Christmas. What are the key challenges of seasonal recruitment and how can recruiters address them?

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Why is Zoek different?

Why is Zoek different?

If you are a recruitment consultant, HR manager, MD, CEO or any person looking to hire staff there is no shortage of options where to advertise your job vacancy. In fact, it’s a minefield and you often find yourself in a situation of parting with £100 plus just to get your vacancy uploaded onto a site and hoping that job seekers both find it and apply for it.

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What psychology can teach us about motivating employees

What psychology can teach us about motivating employees

As recruiters, what do we know about motivation and engagement and how has the approach changed? Is the carrot and stick approach still relevant? Can we really motivate employees, in the sense that we can almost ‘push’ motivation on our staff?

Extrinsic motivation such as financial incentives or bonuses based on performance have worked well for years, especially for menial jobs. Research shows it does increase performance in repetitive jobs that don’t require much creativity or higher-level executive functioning.

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How to win the best clients

How to win the best clients

As a recruiter you’ll only want to attract the very best calibre of candidates but can you apply the same tactics to attract the best clients?

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How to motivate staff on Blue Monday

How to motivate staff on Blue Monday

According to many, not least the media, next Monday, the third Monday in January is meant to be the most depressing day of the year. So we ask, as the boss, how can you keep your staff motivated on Blue Monday – Monday 18th January?

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