Tag Archives: Recruitment

Artificial intelligence survey – a recruitment reality check on AI

Everyone may be talking about artificial intelligence (AI) but its adoption is being held back, not because of lack of technology but, in part, because of a shortage of data science skills. This is according to a survey of 100 …
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Will robots replace human jobs (and how do you deal with that)?

The Future of Work is a particularly hot topic at the moment. It seems as if everyone, from governments to big brands, is producing a report on how automation, digitisation and other technological advances will affect our future workplaces, talent …
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Is your work a bitch? Beware moaning about it here!

Six working days – that’s how much time employees in the UK spend moaning about their employer each year, according to a recent survey. Recruitment firm RSG commissioned a poll of 2,000 British office workers and discovered just how much all …
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10 reasons to use a specialist recruiter for content job hires

I’m a recruiter. I’m shameless about it. But when I’m out of my little office, I hear many tales of negative experiences using recruitment or staffing firms in finding a job. Indeed, you’d think that the recruitment agencies stood in …
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Hiring a content marketer – what employers want

We like a good hiring survey here at Firehead and have had this one from content marketing platform Kapost bookmarked for quite a while. If you’re a content marketer looking for a new job, its Content Market Hiring Handbook could be useful …
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When is the best time of year to look for a job?

This question formed one our most popular posts on the Firehead blog a few years ago, so I thought we’d revisit it with a slightly longer answer. As a recruiter, I’m often asked when is the best time to ‘put yourself on the market’ …
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10 tips for hiring the perfect content strategist

“It seems content strategy has become the catch-all buzzword for any and all content work these days,” said management consultant and enterprise content strategist, Kris Mausser, recently in her job Q&A for Firehead. Murray Cox, content strategist and senior content lead at …
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Refer a client and receive a financial bonus

Just a quick note to remind our readers that if you recommend Firehead’s recruitment services to a client, you can receive a financial thank-you bonus for supporting us.

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Recruiting now for the zombie apocalypse (and other jobs)

Happy Hallowe’en, Firehead readers! If you’re not a doctor, fighter or engineer ready to take up arms against the zombies this October 31 – as per Zazzle’s recruitment poster (click to buy) – that’s fine. For tomorrow we return to our …
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Humanising recruitment in a world of big data

I’m always fascinated to read articles on recruitment and keep abreast of trends in digital communications hiring. This week, it was an article by Guy Kawasaki, former chief evangelist of Apple, that got me thinking. In Ten steps to master the art of …
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