3 Tips for Hiring for Soft Skills

3 Tips for Hiring for Soft Skills

More and more recruiters and hiring managers are beginning to see that soft skills are having a bigger impact on employee success than hard skills.  Hard skills are the technical knowledge needed in your field, such as a chef having proper knife techniques. Soft skills, like teamwork, problem-solving, and critical thinking, are harder to test…

4 Ways to Attract and Keep Younger Employees
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4 Ways to Attract and Keep Younger Employees

As with each generation that came before, younger employees bring about new trends and innovation into the workplace.  With employment high across many developed nations, companies are striving to attract new candidates away from roles they’re currently in.  In order to appeal to the Millennial and Gen Z workforce, employers need to understand what they…

5 Ways to Improve Your Employer Branding
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5 Ways to Improve Your Employer Branding

Here’s 5 ways to improve your employer branding strategy. At InstaHire, we could a write a book (watch this space) about the importance of an employer branding strategy. We’re living in a candidates market so it’s pivotal to differentiate your brand. It’s all about the sell even when it comes to talent acquisition and making…

6 Ways AI and Automation are Changing Recruitment
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6 Ways AI and Automation are Changing Recruitment

The robots are coming! But there’s no need to fear. Automation is going to streamline menial tasks and allow humans to focus their energy on more creative endeavors that computers are simply too dumb to do. With regard to recruitment, AI is going to enhance the process for both recruiters and candidates. Improved communication and…

8 Ways to Attract Top Talent with Brand Marketing

8 Ways to Attract Top Talent with Brand Marketing

With unemployment reaching record lows across much of the world, hiring for vacant positions is becoming harder than ever before. Jobseekers are in a position to be much more selective and are overwhelmingly looking for more than just a paycheck when it comes to where they will be spending their 8 hours a day. More…

5 Recruiting Trends Shaping Irish Hospitality & Catering in 2019

5 Recruiting Trends Shaping Irish Hospitality & Catering in 2019

The Irish hospitality industry is booming. In fact, the industry is valued at over $5 billion. Irish tourism is forecasted to grow by 7 percent over the next year. There are roughly 177,000 hospitality employees and over 18,000 enterprises. With so many people fighting for jobs, it is not easy to recruit the right employee….

3 Recruiting Ideas That’ll Attract Local Hotel and Catering Candidates to Your Open Jobs

3 Recruiting Ideas That’ll Attract Local Hotel and Catering Candidates to Your Open Jobs

There are more than 700,000 hotels and resorts globally. With the boom in the travel industry, more people are interested in traveling. This is especially true for Ireland; in 2017, Ireland attracted over 10 million visitors! This means the Irish hotel and food industries will only grow. If you own a hotel or catering company,…