daxtra blog

If at first you don't succeed...

Posted September 12th, 2013

...try and try again! Granted, a phrase we are all familiar with, but not necessarily one we’d want to attribute to the recruitment process. The fact is sometimes we have no choice. Recruitment...

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How well do you know your candidate?

Posted September 11th, 2013

So you’ve got your basics in place, you know their credentials, checked out their employment history and have some inclination of the grades they got a few years back. Granted, a great start, but...

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Successful social recruiters must connect with personal service

Posted August 16th, 2013

The use of social media amongst teenagers worldwide is prolific and while its value within the corporate world remains questionable to some, its use within the recruitment space is reaching epidemic...

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LinkedIn - worth its valuation?

Posted August 15th, 2013

Stephen Blackmore, along with other industry professionals, discusses the benefits and pitfalls of working with LinkedIn:

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Combating the tech skills gap

Posted August 13th, 2013

The technology skills gap has been a hot topic in the recruitment and IT press lately, with research from CWJobs revealing that two-thirds of tech professionals do not have the necessary skills and...

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Compare the Agency

Posted July 26th, 2013

Competition amongst recruiters is always very high, which is why the launch of recruitment website- TalentPuzzle – raised a few eyebrows. The idea behind the website is that recruitment agencies... Read more »

Bridging the gap in mobile recruitment

Posted June 19th, 2013

Most would accept that the smartphone is influencing the way we interact in business, and the recruitment sector is no different - as recently demonstrated by Sodexo, the leading FM services...

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Job surge - the recent rise in recruitment

Posted June 19th, 2013

With new reports indicating a surge in job prospects since 2008 and with an 8% rise in vacancies in the past month alone, it is safe to say that a jobs-led recovery is paramount to fixing the...

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Insourcing vs. Outsourcing

Posted June 10th, 2013

Faced with a double-dip recession, tight purse strings and a crackdown on new staff, two years ago FDs drastically changed the face of recruitment. With many opting to avoid the fees often associated...

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DaXtra Technologies extends multi-national expertise to support European expansion

Posted May 30th, 2013

DaXtra Technologies, the recruitment automation specialist, has appointed Stephen Blackmore as European Head of Sales. Returning to DaXtra after two years as Client Director of Workplace Systems,...

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