83 Articles tagged with Recruitment


  • We're Hiring! IT Recruitment Consultant

    Do you love recruitment and really try to set yourself apart from the droves that see it as more of a numbers’ game than anything else, but find it hard to do so in your current role? Do you cringe at the thought of being seen as one of “them”, but don’t have the freedom to talk to clients and candidates as human beings because if you do you’ll be 5 calls short of your “80 sales calls a week” target on Friday afternoons? It seems as though it could be the perfect time to come and see what we are all about....read more
  • Microsoft Announcement: Dynamics 365 for Talent

    Microsoft has announced its Dynamics 365 for Talent which will be specifically designed for HR, with the promise of a “holistic approach to attracting, onboarding and growing talent”. With this new release, they are promising companies that they’ll be able to understand their workforce from a 360-degree viewpoint and link all key aspects. Companies will be able to view and understand the people they need in their business to meet strategic targets, see the talent they’ve already got, and who the best candidates in the market are. All of this will help when connecting the dots for their candidate attraction/retention strategy....read more
  • We're Hiring! Resource Account Manager

    All across the recruitment industry, a collective sigh resonates from people disillusioned with cold calling. Maybe selling is not for you, or perhaps the agency you’re at operates in line with those cheesy Wolf of Wall Street memes that sometimes adorn your LinkedIn feed. Either way, you know that 360 is a “no” for you, and you toss and turn at night dreaming of a role that will let you focus on building candidate relationships and working on a key account.All across the...read more
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365: What Impact Will It Have on Your Career?

    With the release of Dynamics 365, a new era of business agility is ushered in. The new system will combine AX and CRM systems into an all-encompassing one, allowing customers to pick and choose between the features that are most suited to their business. The 6 modules are: sales, customer service, project service, operations, marketing and field service. We discussed the business benefits of Dynamics 365 here: The Business Benefits of Dynamics 365, but how will this evolution affect Microsoft Dynamics professionals? What changes and new focuses will there be and what do you need to do to stay ahead?...read more
  • 7 Tips for Creating A Stellar Project Manager CV

    As a Project Manager, writing a comprehensive, yet succinct CV can be tricky. You don’t want to fall into the 10-page novella category, nor do you want to leave out highly relevant details and hinder your chances of an interview. The ideal CV is two pages long and in those two pages you will need to demonstrate your ability to lead staff, control budgets, mitigate risks and discuss accomplishments. While every project manager’s CV will be unique, there are certain universal metrics which all hiring managers will want to see. ...read more
  • 6 Ways To Be More Productive At Work

    With the hours in the day seemingly disappearing more and more, it may seem as though your days are getting shorter and you’re not achieving everything you set out to do. When it comes to productivity at work there are two options: work longer hours or work smarter. We’re sure you prefer the latter (so do we). ...read more
  • 6 Tips for Improving Your Candidate Interviewing Skills

    If you do a quick search for articles on ‘interviewing skills’, you’ll find a myriad of them plastered all over the internet. A lot of the focus seems to be on the interviewee, completely ignoring the interviewer. An interview is a bipartisan affair and having good interviewing skills are crucial for the interviewer as much as they are for the candidates. Just as some job seekers may need to brush up on their interviewing skills, so do some hiring managers. ...read more
  • How To Leave Your Job On A Great Note

    So you’ve jumped through all the hoops: interviewed like a pro, impressed your new bosses and made it through the “get to know your new team” drinks without making a fool of yourself…great! You’ve signed the dotted line and now you’re ticking the days away until you start. Most job seekers think that’s the end of the line before their new work life begins, however a little thought needs to be put into how you leave your current role. While it’s easy to fall into the trap of facing your last days in your old gig with a “couldn’t care less” nonchalance, it’s important to leave on a positive professional note. ...read more
  • How Delaying A Job Offer can Affect Your Business

    2017 has kicked off powerfully, with us here at ShapeIT seeing a strong demand for IT professionals, particularly MS Dynamics experts. With the IT industry moving from strength to strength, we’ve also noticed a trend when it comes to companies missing out on hires because they delay making a job offer. Delaying a job offer can have an adverse effect 9 times out 10 and it can be detrimental to your business as a whole. ...read more
  • Will Recruiters Be A Thing of The Past?: AI and Recruitment

    We’ve all been privy to the ongoing debate about the future impact of AI on jobs (which we discussed in a post here) and you’re probably watching with interest, aren’t we all? Sure, there are those Doomsday prophets that shout from the top of their lungs that we’ll end up being ruled by our AI overlords and others that see the benefits of automating menial processes. As with any major technological advancements in history there is reticence, but today we’re going to have a look at the fate of Recruitment as it faces the inevitable introduction of AI. ...read more
 

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