Brexit : HR's 4 Point Survival Plan

Posted by Kate Smedley on 29 Jul 2016

The jobs market continues to see a mixed set of headlines relating to Brexit.  A faltering economy is blamed on the referendum result as Lloyds Bank announced plans to close 2,000 branches. On a more positive note, McDonald’s intends to recruit 5,000 more staff by the end of 2017 – and pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline is investing £275m in its three UK operations. But the overall outlook remains tentative and employers are understandably cautious.

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Friday 29th July 2016 - Recruitment Roundup

Posted by Kate Smedley on 29 Jul 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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Forget Talent Acquisition : 7 Signs You Don't Need It

Posted by Kate Smedley on 27 Jul 2016

As uncertainty continues to grip the jobs market, employers are fine tuning hiring strategies but does your business really need talent acquisition? Here are seven signs you probably don’t:-

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Topics: HR software

The Gig Economy : The Good, The Bad & HR

Posted by Kate Smedley on 25 Jul 2016

The gig economy has been making the headlines for the wrong reasons in the past week as two high profile cases were launched at the Central London Employment Tribunal against taxi firm Uber. The case brings into sharp focus the downside of the gig economy, with suggestions that unscrupulous employers take advantage of the sector in order to avoid employment costs.

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Friday 22nd July 2016 - Recruitment Roundup

Posted by Kate Smedley on 22 Jul 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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Does Pokémon Go Reveal The Future Of Graduate Recruitment?

Posted by Kate Smedley on 21 Jul 2016

If events of the past week have demonstrated one thing, it’s the ability of augmented reality to attract and hold the attention of millions of people around the world. Pokémon Go has become the world’s most downloaded app, prompting concern about its ability to distract users in the workplace. Boeing quickly became the first company to ban its use during working hours. Daily time spent in Pokémon Go by the average IOS user outstrips the most popular apps such as Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram.

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Topics: graduate recruitment

Meet The Essential New Hire For Your Business - Your ATS

Posted by Kate Smedley on 19 Jul 2016

For companies serious about sourcing the best people for their business, your next hire is a straightforward decision - recruitment software with an integrated applicant tracking system (ATS). Here’s why your ATS makes the perfection addition to your team:-

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Topics: HR software

3 Recruitment Strategies For An Unpredictable Jobs Market

Posted by Kate Smedley on 15 Jul 2016

Less than one in five UK CEOs are happy with their organisation’s talent management strategy, according to a new report from Corporate Research Forum (CRF) entitled Rethinking Talent Management. For UK businesses to effectively prepare for a potential change to the UK’s talent pool this has to change.

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Friday 15th July 2016 - Recruitment Roundup

Posted by Kate Smedley on 15 Jul 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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Brexit : Reactions & Hiring Trends

Posted by Kate Smedley on 13 Jul 2016

How prepared is HR for the reality of Brexit?

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