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Jealousy over new starters’ bumper pay leads to resignations

Booster salary and benefits packages for new starters aimed at helping recruitment are instead fuelling resignations.

Government supports pay transparency and STEM returners

UK minister for women, Deborah Stedman-Scott, has today announced two new initiatives to help improve women’s equality in the workplace: a pledge to advocate for pay transparency in job adverts, and...

Rising cost of job ads calls for a recruitment rethink

Headlines are all about rising costs at the moment. It’s not just food, fuel and heating. It’s affecting recruitment advertising too.

Businesses keen to employ refugees but need support

Refugees can play a key part in relieving the skills shortage, and would benefit greatly from employment. But are employers ready and able?

Poor recruitment costing employers billions

HR departments are wasting billions of pounds in recruitment spend by failing to understand where their best applicants are coming from.

Opening up the neurodiversity conversation in recruitment

Neurodiversity is often likened to an 'invisible disability, with many of its conditions being physically unnoticeable to the general population. This commonly means it receives less attention than...

Recruiting more people with disabilities won't happen by accident

A fifth of working age people in the UK have a disability – yet only half of disabled people are in employment, according to recent figures. That's despite the fact that organisations considered...

Recruitment’s role in supporting EDI

Building a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace is no longer a nice-to-have, but a core component of any talent acquisition strategy.

Social media in hiring: Ten top tips

If you think recruiting through social media means putting up the odd tweet or two then you are doomed to failure

Job applications surge across the UK

?Rates have soared across the UK, with figures rising by 83.6% in January 2018 compared to December 2017

CIPD annual conference round-up: Day two

What the HR magazine team learnt at the second day of the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition

Leading in an age of automation and AI

The Association of MBAs’ Employers Forum covered leadership qualities in a future of AI, the gender pay gap and employer branding