Most HR teams are avoiding use of AI in recruitment

Nine out of 10 (92%) HR professionals said they do not use AI in recruitment and most don’t have plans to do so in the next 12 months, according to a new survey from the Recruitment and Employment...

How is HR supporting pandemic graduates in the workplace?

Young people who grew up and studied during the pandemic may require more support with confidence, communication and concentration according to experts.

Restaurant chain Poke House offers jobs after two hours

Restaurant chain Poke House is hosting a food workshop which will give career guidance and offer successful candidates a job in just two hours.

Time to tackle induction in hybrid workplaces

Induction and onboarding have been challenging during the successive lockdowns, with consequences for both new starters and organisations.

Digital right to work check regulations go live

New legislation regarding how businesses check their employees’ right to work has officially come into effect in the UK as of 1 October, 2022.

Switching to digital staff onboarding allows you to do things right and saves time and money

The UK government is introducing a new set of standards to support right to work and criminal record checks being done digitally. In line with this, DBS and the Home Office are bringing in legislation...

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Skills gaps is over-exaggerated by poor recruitment strategies 

Too many firms are lazy by assuming their recruitment problem is a skills gap.  

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...

Black grads need backing, not just recruitment

Employers cannot encourage racial equality merely by hiring young black people and hoping for the best.

Breaking down the hidden stigma of mental health career gaps

There is no doubt that much has been done to broadly reduce the stigma of poor mental health, but in the working world, there is often still a culture of silence and shame that can impact a person’s...

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How to support employees with dyslexia

Even a learning need as common as dyslexia, which affects up to one in 10 people in the UK, is frequently misunderstood and stereotyped.

Shift resources away from selection to ensure recruitment success

Recruitment will always be hit or miss. Reliable prediction is impossible. Further focus on perfecting selection is a case of diminishing returns. Organisations should concentrate instead on helping...