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Reject candidates the right way to improve employer perception

As a recruiter you get numbers of applications per opportunity. This can be in the tens, hundreds or depending on the size of your organisation, maybe even thousands…

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Tech is catching up with grad recruitment

Technology. For some it’s the source of new tools to master, allowing for endless possibilities. For others, it’s evil techno-magic brought forth from the dark depths of hell… ok, perhaps that’s slightly hyperbolic. But it is safe to say not everyone is equally comfortable with this so called “rise of the machines”.

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Dealing with millennials - Employer branding matters

We have all come to realise that in this day and age technology has taken over the minds of the youth. But what does this mean for the employers of this era? Well as we know, looking vibrant, exciting and just simply being with the time is half the battle won.

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The magic of a personalised touch (in direct and indirect communication)

‘Generic’ - perhaps the single best word to describe how most companies communicate. The use of so called “formal” or “professional” language is a long standing standard used by most organisations to this very day. Originally a form of etiquette to instill trust and professionalism. However it’s been so overused (and misused), the reality is that it isn’t just boring, stale, but also makes you look lazy and sketchy. So many seem to use it less to maintain etiquette, and more of a way to polish turds.

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“The 2 Things Students Look for Most In Job Ads”

You know, it sometimes feels odd to formulate opinions about job ads, recruitment practices and employer branding while having as much experience in graduate recruitment as Gordon Ramsay does in Ethics & Compliance.

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