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How is On Demand video interviewing helping recruiters in healthcare ?

By Jobatar on 06-Jun-2017 16:18:46

Today many recruiters are experiencing budget squeezes, and so it becomes all the more important to find ways to cut down time to hire and minimise hiring costs. As we explored in our HR Trends Report 2017, technological innovation is the key to finding efficiencies in the recruitment process. Video interviewing, in particular, is capable of delivering enormous time savings over more traditional rounds of face-to-face or phone interviews.

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Goodbye Skype – Jobatar has launched Live Video Interviewing

By Jobatar on 04-Apr-2017 09:50:05

There’s no denying that tech innovation is revolutionising HR and recruiting. Video interviewing may never entirely replace face-to-face interviews, but here at Jobatar we believe that video interviewing technology has its place at the core of recruitment processes; allowing applicants to record a video of their answers to pre-set interview questions – and recruiters to review applicants’ videos at their convenience – can save valuable time and money in comparison to scheduling and conducting face-to-face interviews. This type of one-way video interviewing can also help recruiters make more accurate hiring decisions, and is perhaps the best alternative to telephone interviews.

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HR Tech Insight: What to watch out for in 2017?

By Jobatar on 02-Mar-2017 15:48:10


2016 has been described as one of the most disruptive years in HR technology seen this decade and that trend shows no signs of abating in 2017. We predict that in the coming year technological innovations will be all the more important in the HR landscape, allowing Talent acquisition teams to not only cut down time to hire and minimise hiring costs, but also build and develop brand recognition and differentiation by connecting with tech-savvy, always-connected candidates in ways that encourage engagement.

The Jobatar Trends Report for 2017 looks at some of the key HR areas in which technological innovations are likely to both drive and deliver change.

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Winter Does Not need To Impact Your Candidate Engagement

By Jobatar on 30-Jan-2017 11:26:13


During the cold winter months, icy roads, floods, often results in trains being hit by severe delays and cancelations. Throw seasonal colds and flu into the mix, and all of these factors contribute to candidates and HR Managers having to postpone and reschedule interviews. This can play havoc with your recruitment drive. Don't let your recruitment campaigns grind to a halt in the same way.

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Want to attract the best Talent? Focus on your employer branding!

By Jobatar on 03-Oct-2016 14:38:41


Today there are many employers who still see their recruitment efforts and their company branding as completely separate things – the former an HR function and the latter a job for marketing people to think about. The reality, of course, is that the two are much more closely interlinked than some people realise … and those businesses which are able to embrace the more holistic concept of “employer branding” are likely to see benefits in both their consumer image and in their recruitment efforts.

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Game On” for HR in a Dramatically Different World of Work"​

By Jobatar on 25-Feb-2016 09:41:51

In 2016, HR Technology faces a radical pace of transformation. But is there a gap between today’s reality and what’s needed?

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2016 HR Recruitment  Trends Survey: Key Findings

By Jobatar on 18-Feb-2016 10:15:45

Survey findings revealed that most companies in the last 12 months struggled to find qualified candidates to fill their open positions, along with facing challenges related to budget limitations.

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How To Offer A Great Candidate Experience

By Jobatar on 11-Feb-2016 10:44:26

There’s some great talent in the job market, unfortunately there’s a lot of competition to attract that talent. So how does an applicant who has interviewed at two companies with identical packages on offer, decide between two job offers? 

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Recruitment: Rewind, Restart

By Jobatar on 10-Feb-2016 16:25:41

Time and again we hear companies express concern about how difficult it is to attract and recruit good staff. The process is often lengthy and expensive, distracting hiring managers away from the billable tasks that they must complete as part of their core role. They find it frustrating to hold meetings with candidates that, while looking good on paper, don’t fit with the company culture or role. In the worst cases, they don’t even show up.

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