How Does Your Hiring Process Measure Up In These Three Key Areas?

Posted by Kate Smedley on 23 May 2017

The latest Talent Forecast from Korn Ferry’s Futurestep division found that in today’s candidate driven market, hiring professionals are most likely to measure their success in three key areas:-

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Topics: talent engagement

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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How Effective Is Your Onboarding Process?

Posted by Kate Smedley on 4 Apr 2017

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.

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How To Improve Your Candidate Response

Posted by Kate Smedley on 22 Mar 2017

Attracting qualified candidates to job posts is becoming more of a challenge for UK employers. Last week, unemployment fell to its joint lowest level since 1975. According to the Office for National Statistics, employment now stands at a record high of 31.85m after 92,000 new jobs were created in the three months to January 2017. More people secured full-time positions too, suggesting that the quality of available jobs is also improving.  

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12 Tips To Reduce Your Candidate No-Shows (Infographic)

Posted by Kate Smedley on 9 Feb 2017

Candidates going AWOL on the day of their interview is a frustrating a fact of life (or the hiring process) for most HR and recruitment professionals but it doesn't have to be.

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Is Your Hiring Strategy Ready For The Gig Economy?

Posted by Kate Smedley on 6 Feb 2017

The gig economy was predicted to be one of the biggest influences on the labour market in 2017 by the CIPD. A new survey this week supports this, suggesting that half of UK employers are planning to increase their use of gig economy workers by 2020[1]. It is expected to be worth an estimated $63bn globally by 2020 and £2bn to the UK economy but is your hiring strategy prepared to successfully hire gig economy workers?  

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6 Essential Recruiting Tips To Improve Your Candidate Response

Posted by Kate Smedley on 27 Jan 2017

Understanding current recruitment trends will help your business to target job posts more effectively. These 6 tips will help your business to improve your candidate response and future recruiting success:-

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Topics: talent engagement

5 Strategies To Improve Workplace Wellbeing

Posted by Kate Smedley on 19 Jan 2017

PwC’s 20th Annual CEO Survey reports that 83% of UK CEOs are concerned about their ability to attract people with key skills in the coming 12 months. Workplace wellbeing is central to your ability to hire and retain talent in 2017 but the UK is facing a problem. 

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Here's Why Your Job Offer Was Rejected

Posted by Kate Smedley on 20 Dec 2016

Ensuring your first choice candidates accept your job offers in 2017 will be a challenge for most UK businesses. Skills shortages remain the number one concern according to the annual CBI/Pertemps Trends Survey and candidates with scarce skills will be bombarded by offers from hiring teams eager to secure their skills.

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Interview Success : A Brief Guide For HR

Posted by Kate Smedley on 14 Dec 2016

Hiring intentions in the UK have reached a three year high, putting the pressure firmly on HR to ensure a flawless recruitment process. Conducting an effective and positive interview is central to achieving this but, for HR, it isn't as straightforward as it might seem. 

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Topics: talent engagement

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