Friday 29th April 2016 - Recruitment Roundup

Posted by Kate Smedley on 29 Apr 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

Will High Levels Of Graduate Debt Lead To A Talent Exodus?

Posted by Kate Smedley on 28 Apr 2016

English graduates have the highest levels of debt in the English speaking world according to a report released today from the Sutton Trust. English students graduated last year owing over £44,000 in fees each on average. This figure is predicted to rise to £50,000 for students from less wealthy backgrounds when maintenance grants are abolished in September 2016.

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Topics: graduate recruitment

5 Strategies To Interrupt Unconscious Bias In Your Hiring Process

Posted by Kate Smedley on 27 Apr 2016

New evidence has recently emerged of the extent of bias in hiring. A report in the Harvard Business Review found that a single female candidate in a talent pool has no chance of securing a job offer, but her chances rise if she competes against other women. Bias in recruitment comes as no surprise to a jobs market that is grappling with issues over the pay gap. The question is, how can HR overcome or 'interrupt' that bias to improve diversity in hiring and attract the best available talent?

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Topics: industry-article

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Talent Acquisition

Posted by Kate Smedley on 26 Apr 2016

Talent management processes are in need of an overhaul. That’s according to Mercer’s 2016 Global Talent Trends Survey which found that 85% of organisations believe their talent management policies require improvement. Your recruitment strategy is a good place to start. Here are some common areas that (nearly) everyone gets wrong:-

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Topics: HR software

Driving Business Success With HR Analytics

Posted by Kate Smedley on 25 Apr 2016

 For UK CEOs, technology is key to business success according to PwC’s 19th Annual CEO Survey. Despite this, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) found that UK employers remain wary, ranking the UK 14th globally for its level of adoption of digital technology.

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Friday 22nd April 2016 - Recruitment Roundup

Posted by Kate Smedley on 22 Apr 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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Talent Pools : Your 8 Point Checklist For Success

Posted by Kate Smedley on 21 Apr 2016

Competition for talent in the UK is expected to intensify. Two thirds of UK CEOs expect to increase their headcount, according to PwC’s 19th Annual CEO Global Survey[1], above the global average and higher than any other European country.

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Topics: recruitment management software

7 Things About Recruitment Software Your Boss Wants To Know

Posted by Kate Smedley on 19 Apr 2016

For HR professionals frustrated by their daily battle with manual recruiting systems, never ending e-mails and missing CVs, recruitment software is your solution. The problem is that you’ve yet to convince your boss of the value of HR technology.

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Topics: HR software

Friday 15th April - Recruitment Roundup

Posted by Kate Smedley on 15 Apr 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

HR In Crisis : Rebuilding Employee Trust

Posted by Kate Smedley on 14 Apr 2016

One in three people no longer trust their employer according to Edelman’s 2016 Trust Barometer. It’s unsurprising in the same week that saw the following headlines:-

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Topics: Rants

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