daxtra blog

LinkedIn - recruiter’s friend or foe?

Posted December 10th, 2013

LinkedIn is a powerful platform for recruiters, both within agencies and in-house. It has an array of tools to help recruiters communicate with potential candidates, but…

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Using search and analytics to identify a specialist

Posted November 25th, 2013

The value of having a specialist skill is well known and professionals working in any industry or sector strive to hone their skills in specific areas whether as a result of personal interest or...

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The art of speed pitching

Posted November 7th, 2013

How do you make a Talent Director fall in love with your product in ten minutes? A speed pitch event organised by Reconverse was one of our first chances to find out.

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Biting the Budget Bullet

Posted October 24th, 2013

The recruitment sector cut backs had left many HR teams struggling to manage with limited resources and funds. Thankfully, however, this trend is slowly changing and we are finally beginning to see...

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Big Data May Be the Future, But the CV is Still King

Posted October 22nd, 2013

By now, we’ve all heard our industry’s excitement about Big Data. It’s the future, some people say. It’s going to revolutionise recruitment. Sure, that sounds wonderful. But at this stage, the...

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Can technology ever be a substitute for human intuition?

Posted October 17th, 2013

How did you secure your last job?

Chances are it wasn’t by walking into a bar and receiving a phone alert with your dream job. In fact it is almost certain that a stranger didn’t approach you, nor...

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Daxtra expands in Richmond, moves to new offices

Posted September 30th, 2013

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The benefits of cloud computing come at a price

Posted September 13th, 2013

There is no disputing that cloud computing has changed the way global organisations operate. The technology has enabled organisations to act efficiently and usually at a reduced cost. Cloud computing...

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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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