'The Blog'

Eight simple-but-powerful onboarding best practices

April 1, 2021 11:59 am Organisations with a standardised onboarding program enjoy 62% greater new hire productivity, Harvard Business Review say. Plus 50% faster time-to-proficiency and 42% lower turnover. Investing in onboarding best practices is an open goal – but lack of clarity and ownership around the process often holds businesses back. Not any more… Here are eight onboarding best practices… Read more

Introducing Tom Webb – Our new COO

March 30, 2021 10:26 am We’ve been looking to the future recently here at Tribepad. That’s why it’s with huge excitement that we announce the appointment of our new COO Tom Webb. Tom’s got a wealth of experience across a number of industries. He originally trained at KPMG but has worked in logistics, telecoms and most recently as COO in… Read more

How law firms can support flexible working (and why doing so is survival-critical)

March 17, 2021 12:53 pm Recruiters in the legal sector are on the frontline of a turbulent industry facing severe economic pressure. The pioneers of competitive advantage – or the harbingers of spiralling costs and plunging profits. To build a recruitment function that supports the firm’s long-term growth, recruiters must develop a proactive candidate attraction and retention strategy.  You probably… Read more

Building an effective employee referral program: 5 best practices

March 12, 2021 11:14 am An employee referral program is a mission-critical tool in your recruitment arsenal – if it’s done right. A great employee referral program delivers the highest quality hires, the shortest time-to-fill and the lowest cost-per-hire. But on the flipside, a poor referrals program is ineffective – tumbleweed. Or worse, actively counterproductive – inspiring endless poor-quality referrals… Read more

World-class employer branding in four steps

March 4, 2021 11:50 am Employer branding is a big deal, we can all agree. But it’s also an area where there’s still a chasm between the best and the rest. One of the biggest reasons is a lack of clarity around what employer branding actually involves. You might be doing ad-hoc tasks in the name of building your employer… Read more

Is this forgotten factor hurting your candidate experience?

February 16, 2021 2:49 pm Improving your candidate experience is almost certainly a priority right now. And you’re probably doing a pretty good job. (Helped out by our recent real-world tactics, no doubt 👀) But here’s the thing.  Most businesses are doing one thing majorly wrong, and it’s damaging their candidate experience massively. Or not doing one thing right, rather. … Read more

7 real-world tactics to improve candidate experience

February 10, 2021 12:39 pm Candidate expectations change fast, so CX is an ever-evolving practice. A tight race, with plenty of jostling for position. Take your eye off the ball and you could go from frontrunner to bringing up the rear in a blink. So, we wanted to share some roaring success stories. To show you the real-world tools and… Read more

How did COVID impact recruitment last year: Looking at the numbers

February 2, 2021 8:14 am Everyone’s got their own experience and opinion on the impact of COVID on recruitment, particularly for different industries. But what do the stats say? We dug into our job application volume data* for every month throughout 2019 and 2020. To see what changed and how. *(You’ll see we haven’t cross-referenced these against the number of… Read more

A modern blueprint for recruitment reporting that’s genuinely useful (not overwhelming)

December 22, 2020 11:37 am Robust reporting functionality is one of the biggest priorities for today’s recruitment software. It’s one of the major drivers away from legacy ATS’s, which are often little more than rewrapped spreadsheets offering limited strategic visibility. But talking to talent acquisition professionals, we’ve found there’s often less certainty around day-to-day recruitment reporting best practices.  How can… Read more