The Candidate Crisis

A recruiter's guide to candidate attraction, experience and retention. Giving you strategies to counter the candidate crisis.

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Demand for workers is currently at an all-time high with over a million jobs being advertised every week in the UK. However, thanks to COVID and Brexit the supply of workers has plummeted leaving recruitment agencies to struggle to find, hire and retain workers.

Explore our Candidate Attraction, Experience and Retention resources to discover how to craft and map a positive candidate experience and unlock the strategies to counter the candidate crisis.

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War for talent attraction; how recruiters can differentiate from the masses

Maintaining a steady pool of suitable candidates is essential to a successful recruitment agency, especially during a crisis.

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How to handle counter offers with your candidates

With the economy starting to bounce back employers are reluctant to let good employees go, so counter offers are on the rise in an attempt to prevent them walking out of the door.

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How to win quality talent amidst The Candidate Crisis

Maintaining a steady pool of suitable candidates is essential to a successful recruitment agency, especially during a crisis.

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The importance of passive candidates in today’s recruitment market

Capturing the attention of potential candidates has never felt more urgent, our tips below pool together the best-kept recruitment secrets from top recruiters.

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How to identify your best candidate sources

The pandemic has changed the recruitment environment and the pendulum has swung back towards high levels of job demand and applicant scarcity.

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Latest changes in candidate compliance and how it impacts recruiters

Every business, recruitment and hiring manager needs to ensure their job applicants are legally allowed to work in the UK before employment commences.

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Safeguarding your Recruitment Business against Reputation Damage and Future Changes

Every year in the UK, around 11% of workers change jobs. This equals a total of 3.5 million people who need to be screened every year, prior to starting their new employment. All candidates must comply with various regulations, and must be compliant for various background screening checks, before being permitted to work in a role.

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How to improve your time to hire with candidate screening

“Time to hire”. The clock starts as soon as you’ve sourced your candidate, or when they apply, and will continue ticking right up to when they accept their offer.

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