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New year, new tech – How to prepare your recruitment team for the busy year ahead.

By | Communications, Technology

New year means new tech. The start of the new year is the perfect time to invest in new tech and get a head start against your competitors – have a team that works faster and harder with new and improved technology. There are more recruiting tools than ever before to help make the process a bit easier. Looking ahead to 2019, the digital transformation of the recruiting industry could be heavily impacted by AI, blockchain and communication systems – among others.  Read More

A Look Back on CloudCall’s Charity Work

By | News

With 2019 swiftly approaching, it’s the perfect time of year to reflect on past work and the best parts of life at CloudCall.

A highlight for many employees, across our multiple offices, are the charity fundraisers and volunteer days we take part in throughout the year. Taking time away from the desk to help those in need and make a positive impact on the local community is rewarding for us all.

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Flexible Working During Holidays

By | Management, Productivity, Recruitment

Flexibility is important for teams who travel during the holiday season, when winter weather and visiting family across the country, might prevent them from being able to get to the office. So, it’s important that they have the tools to be able to work from where ever they are.

And working remotely shouldn’t mean giving up management visibility if you implement the right strategy.

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5 Ways to Improve Onboarding

By | Management, Productivity, Training

Too often, management experiences significant periods of time in which new hires are not yet contributing to sales, internal culture, and the overall success of the company. In many cases, it can take almost a year for a newly hired employee to reach full productivity. One of the best ways to have new employees become successful is to have a great onboarding process.

Within a Sales team, your phone system can play a large role in lowering the ramp time for new hires. Why not utilize the tool already embedded in the day to day of your business to train and motivate new hires? Below are 5 tips on how you improve onboarding for new hires:

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Thinking #FutureForward at SIA Executive Forum Europe 2018

By | News

Our team had a fantastic time at SIA Executive Forum Europe 2018 in London last week. This year’s theme, Future Forward, challenged industry leaders to come together and think ahead. Future Forward was further explained by keynote speaker John Nurthen.  

John Nurthen, Global Research, SIA predicts that alternative forms of employment will continue to become more popular, such as contingent work. Contingency allows workers to be flexible with their hours and supplement their current income. Uber is currently at the forefront of this trend.  

John also discussed current trends, including countries that have difficulty hiring, emphasizing that Germany, Spain and Southern Europe are having trouble.
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Talk is Cheap. Communication’s Priceless.

By | Communications, Recruitment

Over the past few decades, communications technology has evolved rapidly, and we now depend on our mobile phones so much that we check them 55 times per day, averaging 20,000 times per year.

People are becoming accustomed to fast and easy responses to texts, emails and social media messaging. In fact, research by OpenMarket found that Millennials in particular are not very receptive to traditional communication methods and 75% prefer texting to calling. Meanwhile, only 24% of emails are being read at all and countless voicemails are deleted before being listened to.

Recruiters can embrace this opportunity and reach the top talent first by starting conversations and building relationships using the communication channels their candidates prefers. With a growing Millennial workforce, it’s key that recruiters embrace the mobile first behaviour that drives modern communication.

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Today’s Job Market Moves Fast. You Need to Move Faster.

By | Communications, Productivity, Recruitment

Increase your speed with simple, fast & integrated communication directly from your CRM.

All businesses are currently undergoing some type of digital transformation. For staffing firms to deliver a great experience for both their clients and candidates, it is important to adopt new technology that helps deliver data, information and insight. Adopting new technology is critical for businesses to stay out of the dark and ahead of their competition. Without the right tools, slow-to-adopt firms will inevitably fall behind.

Today’s job market, favoring job seekers, is moving faster than ever before. As a result, recruiters face new pressure to hire faster or miss out on top quality candidates. So, what is the best way to stay ahead of the quickly moving job market? Investing in new technology.

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