Recruitment in a competitive market

Being able to identify and communicate with the different generational needs of the talent pool, while reflecting your business needs and employer values and culture, is key to standing out in a competitive labour market.  

In this section you will find expert tips, insights and templates that can help you develop attractive job profiles to represent your employer brand. These resources will help you to attract the most talented candidates for your business. This section also provides practical advice on legal compliance while preparing for recruitment and sourcing.

Video Resources

Resources

Download the supporting slides to the video 'Recruitment in a Competitive Market' [PDF 4mb]

Learn how to achieve your best recruitment results in a competitive market

Download the 6 stages to successful recruitment [PDF 156kb]

Learn about the 6 stages in delivering a successful recruitment campaign

Download this guide to developing your employer brand [PDF 215kb]

Learn how to connect with recruitment market audiences

Download this guidance note on understanding your recruitment prospect audiences [PDF 465kb]

Get to know your audience better and learn how to optimise your recruitment prospects

Download this guidance note on building a role profile [PDF 174kb]

Learn how to build an effective role profile to attract the best candidates

Download this guidance note explaining how a role profile is different from a job description [PDF 111kb]

Learn about the main differences between a role profile and a job description

Download this example of a role profile and job advert for the position of Bar Tender [PDF 260kb]

Use this practical example to write your own role profiles and job adverts

Download this example of a role profile and job advert for the position of Commis Chef [PDF 199kb]

Use this practical example to write your own role profiles and job adverts

Download this example of a role profile and job advert for the position of Food Service [PDF 215kb]

Use this practical example to write your own role profiles and job adverts

Download this example of a role profile and job advert for the position of Front of House [PDF 203kb]

Use this practical example to write your own role profiles and job adverts

Download this example of a role profile and job advert for the position of Kitchen Steward [PDF 196kb]

Use this practical example to write your own role profiles and job adverts

Download this template job application form [DOCX 92kb]

Use this practical template job application form to attract worthwhile candidates

Download this advice guide on the legal dos and don'ts in recruitment [PDF 129kb]

Learn how to be legally compliant when conducting a recruitment campaign

Download this guidance note on data protection considerations in recruitment [PDF 146kb]

Learn how to comply with data protection requirements when recruiting

Download this factsheet on the protection of young persons in employment [PDF 215kb]

Use this practical factsheet to know more about hiring and working with young persons

Download this recruitment checklist to help you to optimise your recruitment efforts [PDF 140kb]

Ensure recruitment success with this helpful checklist