Recruiters need to grow their client base. Yes, even you.

One of the most astonishing responses we encounter when informing prospective clients of the importance of having and maintaining a high-functioning, well-designed website is, “I have plenty of clients. I don’t need new ones.” I believe you’d be hard-pressed to examine a successful business that stopped seeking to grow its base. Another diversion to the…

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Q&A with Tim Hogwood from SourceWhale

SourceWhale - Q&A with Time Hogwood - RW blog

At Recruiters Websites, we always strive to remain on the cusp of the industry, understanding and staying ahead of trends, in order to provide our clients and those within the industry with news and insights. Recently, we sat down with Tim Hogwood, CEO and co-founder of SourceWhale, a recruitment engagement company based in the U.K.…

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What is going on with Facebook Jobs?

What is going on with Facebook Jobs?

The year is 2022. The weather is cold and bleak. You’ve just been delivered some devastating news: Facebook Jobs is shutting down. Take a moment if you need to. Okay, it’s not that devastating—recruiters still have LinkedIn, job boards, Indeed and a plethora of other options. But it does mean that we’re losing a tool…

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8 Signs It’s Time to Redesign Your Website

The reasons for a website redesign vary from one recruiting firm to the next, but the desire for higher conversion rates remain the same

The reality of having a website is that once enough time passes, you have to redesign that website. It doesn’t matter how much time or money you originally spent on your site, a redesign is inevitable. Design trends change, companies change hands, new lines of business become popular. The reasons for undertaking website redesign vary…

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Optimizing Your Site for Voice Search

Voice search is becoming more popular, but recruiting websites could be doing more to optimize for searches from voice users.

“Hey Siri” How many times have you said this? Or maybe you’ve uttered the phrase, “Hey Alexa” instead. Voice search is becoming more popular, with 41 percent of adults and 55 percent of teens using voice search daily, according to Google, but recruiting websites could be doing more to optimize for searches from voice users.  …

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Ghosting Problems: Who Ya Gonna Call?

Ghosting has become commonplace in the hiring process, to the benefit of no one. So, who you gonna call when this happens to you?

So, how does ghosting and recruiting relate to … well we can’t really say the name of the movie or we’ll get a copyright strike, so let’s just say they are the busters of ghosts and other ectoplasmic entities.  “Are you the Keymaster?”  I have no idea what you are talking about, lady.  Ghosting problems…

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The Big Shift: What it means to recruiters

What is the big shift? The entire country—I mean, realistically, the entire world—just hit a lite version of an economic and social reset button.  You hear conversations—yes, folks are having those face-to-face interactions again—where you get the sense that people are staring at the future with a bit of apprehension, if not full-blown fear. Human…

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Summer Reading List: 6 New Books for Recruiters to Read in 2021

We've gathered a handful of new books for recruiters we recommend to read in 2021 to enhance your working knowledge of the recruiting space.

As we transition back into professional lives that resemble either a pre-pandemic office model or a new productive remote option, educating yourself on the upcoming and changing industry ahead is a must. Here are a handful of newly-released books for recruiters we recommend to read in 2021 to enhance your working knowledge of the recruiting…

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How to Get to the Decision Maker

when you are a recruiter trying to get in front of the hiring decision maker, you don’t have time for nonsense—you need results.

Sometimes, trying to get to the decision maker can be a mystery of sorts. A string of successful phone calls with promising answers end up being with the wrong person and now mean nothing. It’s not necessarily your fault; when given the opportunity, we all like to pretend to be someone with more authority than…

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How to Beat Zoom Fatigue

Zoom fatigue describes the tiredness, worry or burnout associated with overusing virtual platforms of communication. And it is very real.

Ah… Zoom. It was THE app of 2020 and, as society shifts into a new way of doing business, it looks like it’s here to stay for quite some time. As of March 2020, Zoom had over 2.13 million downloads, doubling the number of downloads from the month before. It has completely changed how some…

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