7 Emerging Recruitment Trends

Posted by Kate Smedley on 4 May 2017

Hiring success depends on a number of things, including understanding the recruitment trends that may affect your ability to source and retain talent. Here are seven your hiring team needs to be aware of right now:-

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Topics: talent engagement

How To Solve Issues With HR Software

Posted by Kate Smedley on 2 May 2017

Employers new to HR software are often tempted to give up and revert to their ‘more reliable’ manual recruitment systems if it doesn’t instantly meet their expectations. Early teething problems are easy to resolve. Here’s how:-

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Topics: HR software

Friday 28th April 2017 - Recruitment Roundup

Posted by Kate Smedley on 28 Apr 2017

This week’s roundup features the business that recruits Mr Men characters, the 10 highest paying companies for 2017 and the reason why over half of candidates turn down job offers.

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Topics: recruitment-roundup

The Problem With Internships

Posted by Kate Smedley on 27 Apr 2017

A new report from the Institute for Public Policy Research[1] (IPPR) has found that the number of internships has doubled in 2017 while the number of graduates employed in high skilled jobs is falling.

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Topics: graduate recruitment

Getting Your Job Posts Right First Time

Posted by Kate Smedley on 25 Apr 2017

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:-

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Friday 21st April 2017 - Recruitment Roundup

Posted by Kate Smedley on 21 Apr 2017

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.

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Topics: recruitment-roundup

5 Reasons You Made A Bad Hire

Posted by Kate Smedley on 20 Apr 2017

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:-

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Topics: HR software

AI At Work : Benefit Or Threat?

Posted by Kate Smedley on 18 Apr 2017

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.

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Topics: industry-article

Friday 14th April 2017 - Recruitment Roundup

Posted by Kate Smedley on 14 Apr 2017

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.

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Topics: recruitment-roundup

How Will Brexit Affect Your Talent Pool?

Posted by Kate Smedley on 12 Apr 2017

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.

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Topics: industry-article

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