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Recruitment ThoughtCloud

Recruitment ThoughtCloud

By Jamie Dillon
Daily ramblings of a Recruiter sharing useful business insights and strategies
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Interview with Delphine Carter CEO of Boulo Solutions helping women into the workforce

Recruitment ThoughtCloud

Interview with Delphine Carter CEO of Boulo Solutions helping women into the workforce

Recruitment ThoughtCloud

Interview with Delphine Carter CEO of Boulo Solutions helping women into the workforce
Delphine discusses her journey as a female CEO in business. Hear how her struggle to hire female talent led her to start her own business to help women in the workforce.
April 28, 2021
The power of SMS and chatbots for converting ad spend and improving the candidate experience.
Today I talk with Mike Seidle from who talks about how he changed tact from creating an AI company to a saas one. We discuss the growing emergence of chatbots and the power of SMS for improving candidate experience and advertising spend.
February 24, 2021
How you can help ensure compliance in the UK for ir35 tax reforms to hit industry in April 2021
The importance of giving your freelancers and contractors an SDS (status determination statement) to understand their tax status and ensure compliance.
January 19, 2021
How you can attract an equal talent pool from your job adverts
The language you use in your job adverts determines what type of sex will apply to your job. Gender bias decoders will solve your problem.
January 18, 2021
Why Recruiters have different skills to Software Engineers
Some Software Engineers feel they can do a better job at recruitment than recruiters themselves. I explain why it's a different skillset.
January 15, 2021
Interview with Yvan Demosthenes CEO HamiltonDemo
An enlightening interview into how Ivan has championed diversity and inclusion in the workplace. How you can make a difference and make your business more inclusive.
January 11, 2021
How problem solving can tell you if someone can do the job
Giving candidates scenarios of what they could face in the job will tell you about the person's ability to solve problems which is often a key skill in many creative and pragmatic job roles.
January 8, 2021
Why you shouldn't compete with recruitment agencies on the same job vacancies
Why it's important to foster good recruiter relations and only outsource the hires on niche requirements when you don't have the candidate pipelines built.
January 5, 2021
How to scale your hiring for fast growing companies
The 3 prongs approach to fast growth: people resources, systems and stakeholder relationships.
January 4, 2021
What you need to know to hire talent outside the UK
An overview of the main changes affecting the hiring of immigrants into the UK after 1st January 2021
December 18, 2020
Is it funny to showcase your personality in a job application?
My thoughts on showing too much personality in a job application.
December 8, 2020
How Netflix has built a culture of hire fast and fire fast
How Netflix has used its employment brand power to its advantage to build a high performance team rather than raise the game of its staff
December 3, 2020
Is social media no longer a safe place to look for work and network with others?
My thoughts on a recent online experience has led me to believe social media needs regulation.
December 2, 2020
How pair programming can help to assimilate new starters
Today I talk about how a team used extreme pair programming to integrate engineers to production ready after just 1 sprint.
December 1, 2020
Why you shouldn't code during a job interview
Today I talk about the advantages of presenting technical candidates with problems to solve rather than testing how much code they know
December 1, 2020
How to integrate new starters into a fast growing business
Learn the 3 most important things you can do to keep your culture aligned when hiring fast and scaling the business.
November 30, 2020
How will recruitment change after lockdown?
Today I answer some questions in terms of whats changed for us, what will happen after the lockdown is lifted, who will hire and what is the long term effect on recruitment.
April 24, 2020