Airbnb: Recruitment Transformation

In 2011, Joe Gebbia, Airbnb Co-Founder began to feel uneasy about the company’s HR blindspots as they grew from 50 employees, to 500. Job interviews didn’t happen on schedule, recruiting was unorganised, strong candidates were left in limbo – essentially they had lost hold of their candidate experience, and only 50% of candidates who were offeredRead the full article…

The NASA Janitor & JFK…

  During a visit to the NASA space center in 1962, President John F. Kennedy noticed a janitor sweeping the floor. He interrupted his tour, walked over to the man and said, “Hi, I’m Jack Kennedy. What are you doing?” “Well, Mr. President, I’m helping put a man on the moon,” the janitor responded. ToRead the full article…

How Airbnb used Storytelling to Create a Unique Candidate Experience

“Belong Anywhere” is Airbnb’s company tagline, representing its mission to build a trusted community of people and places to stay. So, imagine if a candidate applied to the trusted, community driven brand, just to hear nothing back? The impact on Airbnb’s brand could be huge, so it was important that Airbnb’s “Belong Anywhere” tagline, representedRead the full article…

Key Personality Profiles for Recruitment

  In today’s dynamic working environment, hiring managers need to be a lot more strategic when hiring. In addition to skill sets and work experience, assessing personality fit is extremely important. Regardless of position, industry or seniority, there are key traits and success indicators that should be high on recruiting assessments. Finding great people isn’tRead the full article…

Top 5 Tips to Create a Killer Employer Brand

What is Employer Branding? It’s all about perception. What people think about your company – the public, investors and employees alike. You don’t need us to tell you that to engage with the best talent and enable business growth, creating a killer Employer Brand is key. Below we have detailed our top 5 tips toRead the full article…

The Key to Talent Attraction – The Employer Value Proposition

One of the biggest challenges to UK businesses is a shortage of skilled talent. Although industries such as Engineering, IT, and Manufacturing are often hardest hit, competing for top talent is a challenge facing every industry and every growing business. There are some options you could use to try and attract talent – recruitment agencies,Read the full article…

Why Employer Branding matters….

  Imagine what significant profit growth, reduced costs, and increased productivity could do for your business. By implementing an effective employer branding strategy you will engage employees, attract top talent and open up your business to true growth potential. But don’t just take our word for it, check out the top 5 statistics we haveRead the full article…

Is your business attractive to graduates?

We have talked before about the generational workforce and how important it is to attract millennials into your business. For today’s post, we thought it would be beneficial to give you an insight into how to stand out when attracting graduate millennials. Graduate recruitment is often more difficult than traditional recruitment, as you don’t have any physicalRead the full article…

The Freedom & Responsibility Culture of Netflix….and why you should sit up and take notice!

Netflix have created a real buzz around their revolutionising of traditional HR and their powerpoint deck on the Freedom & Responsibility Culture has been viewed on the web more than 5 million times. Now why should we sit up and take note of what they have to say…. well here’s just a couple of reasons: TheyRead the full article…

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