Recruitment resources

Download free guides and read our blog to optimize your recruitment process for academics, technical staff, and researchers.

Guides and reports

Scientific Recruiters Handbook

7 steps to scientific hiring

Get the free guide for tips on how to easily and effectively recruit the best staff for your department.

5 reasons employer branding

is a priority in 2018 [infographic]

Find out how employer branding has an immediate effect on scientific recruiting.


How to write a job posting

Use these tips to make sure your job posting attracts the best candidates for your research job.

3 employer branding questions

Having a solid employer branding strategy is vital to retain your technical staff and attract new talent.

5 reasons to look beyond research area

Focusing on candidates from a precise research area may seem logical, but widening you search can help you find the best hire.

Understanding researcher metrics

When hiring scientists, researchers, technical, and R&D staff, researcher metrics can help you make an informed decision.

5 steps to hiring scientific talent

The competition is getting tougher, so take a smarter approach to recruiting with our top trends of 2018.

Recruitment spotlight

Recruiting survey:


According to recent research, jobs that require a high level of technical expertise take the longest time to hire for. We surveyed a selection of ResearchGate members from three of the most difficult sectors to recruit for – engineering, healthcare, and technology – to see what their priorities are when looking for a new job.



Recruiting survey:


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