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Keep up to date with Zoek's Hirer Blogs. Our articles discuss current recruitment news and hot tips to help you fill your roles with the best candidates.

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Have Candidates Lost Faith In Recruiters?

Thursday 18th July 2019

A poll of 2000 UK candidates has found that a massive 56% of those jobseekers don’t trust recruiters to add value to their job search. A third of those surveyed thought that recruiters were...

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Benefiting from Gender-Neutral Language in Recruitment

Wednesday 10th July 2019

In 2017, a study of 75,000 job ads over a six week period found that 478,175 ads contained gender bias, so clearly, gender equality is something that recruiters need to get better at. However,...

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Are You A Rock Star Recruiter?

Friday 5th July 2019

There are hundreds of UK employers looking for ‘gurus’, ‘ninjas’ and ‘rock stars’. Typically, for marketing or IT roles, but what, if anything, do these buzzwords add to the job advert, and what do...

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Large Corporations Come Under Fire For Discrimination

Friday 28th June 2019

IBM has recently been criticised for an online job application form that required candidates to choose their race from a dropdown menu. Options included ‘Caucasian’, ‘Black’, ‘Indigenous’, ‘Yellow’ or ‘Mulatto’. The Telegraph pointed out...

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Speed Up Your Recruitment Process With API Recruiting Software

Thursday 27th June 2019

As experts in the recruitment industry, here at Zoek we understand the many frustrations HR professionals may face when it comes to recruiting candidates. When a job vacancy opens up, you’re going to want...

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Leverage Your Employer Brand to Attract More Candidates

Thursday 20th June 2019

While many businesses focus on building a brand and a reputation to maximise customer awareness and, ultimately, drive sales, it’s just as important to build a strong employer brand identity in order to attract...

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Preventing Bullying In the Workplace

Thursday 13th June 2019

Harassment and bullying in the workplace can seriously affect the psychological health of workers, impacting staff morale, causing loss of productivity and rising absenteeism. To prevent this, every organisation, no matter the sector, or...

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HR Tech VS Human Touch: Setting The Right Balance

Thursday 6th June 2019

HR tech has transformed the recruitment process, eliminating a lot of the repetitive donkey work for personnel and automating many processes that were previously done manually. But, despite all the advances in recruitment technology,...

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What Makes An Award-Winning Employer?

Tuesday 28th May 2019

Being acknowledged as an award-winning employer can work wonders for your brand and reputation, making you more attractive to the best talent. The question is how do you get noticed as a top employer?...

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How to Avoid Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

Wednesday 22nd May 2019

The Equality Act of 2010 legislates against pregnancy or maternity discrimination in the workplace, which means if an employee believes that an employer has treated them unfairly due to being pregnant, or having given...

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Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace

Wednesday 15th May 2019

Most people suffer from some form of mental health issues at one time or another in their lifetime. Not only does this affect their families and loved ones, but it can affect their work...

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Recruitment and candidates with a criminal record

Monday 15th April 2019

Legislation currently requires people with multiple convictions to disclose their criminal record when applying for a job, even if those offences happened many years ago. However, at the same time, under the Rehabilitation of...

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