Brexit : What Does It Mean For HR?

Posted by Kate Smedley on 24 Jun 2016

The UK woke up this morning to the news that the Leave campaign achieved victory in the EU referendum, securing 52% of the vote to Remain campaign’s 48%. Negotiating the terms of Brexit may take up to two years and while it is still difficult to predict how the transition will affect UK businesses, here are some of the issues HR needs to consider:-

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Topics: industry-article

Friday 24th June 2016 - Recruitment Roundup

Posted by Kate Smedley on 24 Jun 2016

Your weekly dose of news and blog highlights condensed to a few links. Read on for interesting topics regarding recruiting, technology and other random subjects.

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Topics: recruitment-roundup

Disillusioned Youth : How To Prevent a Future Skills Crisis Among Young People

Posted by Kate Smedley on 21 Jun 2016

Clarity over further education and career prospects for young people in the UK remains in disarray, with the apprenticeship levy receiving a lukewarm response from employers. At the same time, young people appear disillusioned and uninspired by the choices and prospects available to them. How can HR avoid a potential future skills gap as it tries to attract upcoming talent?

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Topics: graduate recruitment

6 More Ways To Completely Sabotage Your Talent Acquisition

Posted by Kate Smedley on 20 Jun 2016

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) last week revealed that unemployment levels dropped to an 11 year low, now standing at just 5%. With an ongoing skills shortage in key areas, the pressure remains on HR to perfect hiring processes. At the beginning of the year we identified six ways employers sabotage their own talent acqusition efforts. As recruitment remains problematic for many businesses, today we present six more:-

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Topics: HR software

Friday 17th June 2016 - Recruitment Roundup

Posted by Kate Smedley on 17 Jun 2016

Your weekly dose of news and blog highlights condensed to a few links. Read on for interesting topics regarding recruiting, technology and other random subjects.

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Topics: recruitment-roundup

5 Likely Changes Coming To UK Recruitment after the Microsoft Acquisition of LinkedIn

Posted by Jay Freeborn on 14 Jun 2016

The big news of the week, the thing that has everyone in HR and Recruitment debating and discussing, is of course the news announced in LinkedIn’s blog that Microsoft has officially acquired LinkedIn. If you are among the recruiters for which LinkedIn is your go-to place for new talent, connections and industry information, you’ll be wondering what this means for you and the way you do your job. Will things change for the better? For the worse?

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Topics: industry-article

Friday 10th June 2016 - Recruitment Roundup

Posted by Kate Smedley on 10 Jun 2016

Your weekly dose of news and blog highlights condensed to a few links. Read on for interesting topics regarding recruiting, technology and other random subjects.

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Topics: recruitment-roundup

Essential Graduate Recruitment Trends For Summer 2016

Posted by Kate Smedley on 9 Jun 2016

Investment banking is enjoying something of a popularity surge with the FT reporting that Goldman Sachs has attracted over 250,000 applications from students and graduates. JP Morgan and Citigroup also reflect this trend.

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Topics: graduate recruitment

5 Qualities The Best People Working In Talent Acquisition Tend To Have

Posted by Kate Smedley on 7 Jun 2016

What does it take to be successful in talent acquisition? In today’s workplace, with its complex list of demands, the answer isn't straightforward. We’ve focused on five of the most essential below:-

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Topics: HR software

Is Technology The Key To A Happier Workforce?

Posted by Kate Smedley on 6 Jun 2016

Finally there’s some positive news for UK employers and HR - a new survey from The Future Of Work found that 60% of UK employees love their job. Happy employees are more motivated and more creative at work - and the key to this newfound affection for their jobs is it seems, technology.

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