'The Blog'

Recruiters! Ten things your hiring manager hates about you

October 15, 2020 3:43 pm (And how to turn things around, to create a better working relationship…) We all know why recruiters sometimes get frustrated with hiring managers. A poor hiring manager stalls the recruitment process and loses you candidates (then probably blames you…) They give vague, muddled job descriptions. They’re impossible to please. And they make poor hiring decisions… Read more

Tribepad wins TIARA Talent Tech Stars ‘Contractor Solution of the Year’

September 29, 2020 2:31 pm Tribepad’s Flex platform has been recognised as The FCSA ‘Contractor Solution of the Year’ at the TIARA Talent Tech Stars.  Why was Flex recognised? The TIARA judges praised Tribepad for their ‘innovative and bespoke solution – which enabled the BBC to more efficiently share its talent between projects and for its support of charities through… Read more

31 practical ways to improve quality of hire in 2020

September 9, 2020 10:28 am Quality of hire is recruiters’ most valuable metric, LinkedIn’s Future of Recruiting Report 2019 shows. Some 88% of recruiting professionals said quality of hire would be very important over the next five years. That’s an acceleration of a trend we’ve seen for years. Back in 2016, for example, LinkedIn’s Global Reporting Trends Report showed quality… Read more

Recruiter looking for a new job? Here’s a practical toolkit to help

August 27, 2020 1:08 pm Coronavirus cuts mean lots of recruiters are unexpectedly looking for a new job. Tech recruiters have been hit especially hard, for example. Like Sonder, who’ve had to lay-off 80% of their recruitment team. And in the UK, the latest figures show there are three-quarters of a million fewer people on payroll in August compared to… Read more

15 ways to automate your recruitment process

August 14, 2020 10:28 am Recruitment automation uses technology to empower your recruiters to add more value.  Recruiters add most value when they apply their unique perspective, expertise and judgement. Like, deciding an unconventional candidate’s worth a chance, or persuading an on-the-fence candidate to choose you despite a higher offer elsewhere. Recruiters add least value on the mechanics of the… Read more

How to build a compelling business case for recruitment software

June 18, 2020 4:24 pm Lots of recruitment teams are facing unexpected downtime right now. The silver lining is, it’s a great time to review your processes and build a business case for the new recruitment software your team needs. But, as always, recruitment leaders face a tough battle to secure investment. Especially now, when uncertainty pulls the business’ purse-strings… Read more

The Six Cs: How to manage your remote recruitment team effectively

May 15, 2020 4:49 pm So, you’ve been thrust into an unexpected work from home situation. (Or WFH, as the cool kids are abbreviating it…) Your recruitment team is suddenly working remotely, having to find new ways to be productive together. And they’re facing all-new challenges – probably the biggest they’ve ever faced in their careers (hopefully the biggest they’ll… Read more

Tribepad adds live video interviewing and smart language translations to its video platform

May 5, 2020 11:43 am Leading recruitment software provider, Tribepad, has today announced the launch of two new features to its award-winning video interviewing platform: Live Interviews and Smart Translations. The new additions come at a crucial time when organisations are seeking new ways to recruit during the Covid-19 pandemic. Tribepad’s video interviewing software is used by its customers including… Read more