In today’s candidate driven market, getting your job post right first time avoids critical hiring delays but for some employers this is proving to be a problem. REC’s latest Jobs Outlook survey found that 80% of businesses are readvertising jobs when they fail to fill a vacancy the first time around. Before you post again, here's our advice:-
This week’s roundup brings the news that the UK is ‘sleepwalking’ into a skills crisis, Google’s intentions of taking on LinkedIn and 7 hopeless adverts that failed miserably.
The number of bad hiring decisions are on the rise as 90% of employers admit that retention of new employees is a problem for their business. If the number of early departures in your organisation is steadily increasing, here's why:-
Topics: HR software
Has the obliteration of jobs by automation been over-exaggerated? At the end of last year Bank of England Governor Mark Carney warned that up to 50% of UK jobs could be wiped out by automation. A recent report suggests that so far the AI-jobs apocalypse has yet to materialise.
This week’s round-up features the only two ways to keep your best people from quitting, the latest unemployment figures and 8 must-read mortifying e-mail mistakes.
The impact of Brexit on candidate availability was raised again this week in a new survey from REC which found that the number of temporary and permanent job seekers are falling. Numerous warnings about skills shortages have been issued across a variety of sectors.
Hiring processes aren’t working. Growing numbers of new recruits are leaving their jobs, candidates are frustrated by the lack of response from HR and the job interview has been classed as ‘useless’.
Topics: HR software
This week’s roundup introduces three companies that give staff ‘puppy leave’, reveals the top 10 cities for recruitment this spring and asks whether the rise of the robots could lead to human job quotas.
As a potential NHS nursing crisis was averted at short notice last week, the lack of a comprehensive long-term workforce planning strategy was identified as a serious threat to the NHS’s sustainability by the Lord’s Select Committee.
As the skills gap grows, HR must pull out all of the stops to retain your new hires but in many cases, it’s not working. Up to one in four new hires leave their jobs in the first six months according to research from Korn Ferry and 90% of employers believe that retention of their new employees is a significant problem.
Topics: talent engagement