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Guide: How to Recruit for a Start-Up

When you’re caught up in the excitement of launching a new business, it can be tough to make the right decisions on recruitment for your start-up. From choosing who to hire, to how to induct a new employee, start-up recruitment can seem like a minefield. To help you get started, Recruitment Genius has worked with industry experts to put together this free, succinct guide on how to recruit for a start-up.

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How to Recruit Trainees, Graduates & Apprentices

Recruiting young talent has many benefits but the recruitment process is very different. This guide explains the nuances of recruiting young people and offers practical advice to ensure you recruit best.

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Selecting The Best Online Recruitment Company

Recruitment Genius created the first true flat-fee recruitment company. Like many new industries, price, service and ability vary widely. This guide ensures you choose the right fixed fee recruiter for you.

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Guide: Choosing the Best Online Job Boards

If you have roles to fill it can be tempting to advertise on the cheapest job boards available, but this is rarely the most cost effective option for your business. If you’re thinking about advertising vacancies on online job boards, it’s important that you do some research first. From finding the best job boards for your business, to crafting an effective advert and negotiating costs, our expert guide will walk you through the full process.

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Secrets To Online Recruitment Success

This guide gives clarity to the complex subject of online recruitment. Covering social media, online job sites and flat-fee recruitment companies; having read this guide you will know how to quickly and cost-effectively recruit the best talent.

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Ensure Your Expectations Are Realistic

We frequently see companies try to recruit someone who doesn’t exist in the real world of work. This guide ensures you have a high chance of filling the job and stops you wasting time and money advertising for staff you may never find.

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Guide: Shortlisting Candidates for Interview

Shortlisting candidates can be difficult, particularly if you’re inundated with applications and CVs. Fortunately, the process can be simplified. In our succinct, expert guide, we outline how you can make your shortlisting process more efficient, allowing you to quickly build up a list of potential candidates for interview. From legislation to transparency, we’ll also identify the best practices you should adhere to when shortlisting candidates.

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How To Conduct Telephone Interviews

Telephone interviews are a powerful tool. Quick and effective, they are a productive method of screening candidates. Our guide explains how to prepare and structure your telephone interviews to shortlist the best candidate for face-to-face interviews.

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What To Do If Recruitment Advertising Fails

Recruitment advertising is always challenging. However many of the problems can be overcome with some simple advice based on years of experience running successful recruitment advertising campaigns.

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Effective Interview Techniques

Learn some general techniques that we have found are particularly successful at separating the genuine talent from the rest. This guide also includes some useful behavioural, situational and character-based questions.

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Illegal Interview Questions

As the law has become more complex this guide gives clarity, helping you recognize blatant discriminatory questions. Written by a commercial HR expert rather than a lawyer it empowers you with options rather than scares you into paralysis.

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Effective Reference Checking For Prospective Employees

Reference checking not only ensures you confirm factual information but also predicts a candidate’s future performance. But with many companies only confirming dates of employment getting the information you need is difficult. This guide explains how to get the information you need.

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Making A Job Offer

Sadly some candidates decline job offers. This guide explains what you can do to ensure your offer is accepted so you don’t need to start the recruitment process again.

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Inducting Employees

Use this guide to develop a well-executed induction process. It will put the new joiner at ease and ensure a good working-relationship. Complete with checklists this is a very valuable guide to secure your investment in staff.

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