1). The Future of Recruitment: Chatbots
Unsurprisingly, our Chatbot blog was the most popular for the year, featuring the current discussion about the use of AI in the recruitment space. Whilst AI will never truly replace a recruiter’s job, chatbots are one way that we’ve seen AI come into the recruitment space, helping to increase the efficiency of recruiters through candidate screening, calendar integration, marketing, FAQs and much more.
If you’d like to know more about the future of recruitment, you can download our complete ebook on the topic here.
2). Commission Structures in Recruitment
Our second most popular blog looked at Commission Structures in the recruitment industry. As one of the fundamental structures within businesses, it’s important to get it right. In this blog, we cover why you should have a robust structure, the ground rules for setting them out and the different ways you can arrange them. Whilst it differs across many recruitment businesses, it’s important to follow the fundamental steps for creating the right structure that is fair to your employees.
3). 180 Vs. 360 Recruitment
Tackling a commonly asked question about whether recruitment companies should be focused on 180 or 360 recruitment, James Osborne weighs up the truth behind most recruitment consultants and businesses from his years of coaching and NED work.
This blog shares advice surrounding how to get your consultants focused on selling and how to measure and achieve the KPI’s set.
4). Social Media Marketing For Recruitment Agencies
With social media becoming an increasingly important tool for job seekers and recruiters alike, we shared our best tips and recommendations for how to utilise social media as a marketing tool for recruitment agencies.
Instead of posting the same tired job adverts on Twitter, we give our 6 tips for using social media effectively as well as our recommended tools to help you become more efficient with your social media strategy.
5). Internal Vs. External Succession Planning
Our fifth most popular blog from 2018 was our piece comparing internal and external succession planning. In this blog, we give our top tips for how to make a great succession plan, what to do when it goes wrong and how to avoid business-critical employees exiting the company.
A succession plan is an important aspect for any business and you should plan for both internal and external issues. Find out how to plan for both and download our complete ebook on the topic here.