Recruitment

Stay interviews: how to prevent internal talent from flying the coop

Reports of restless and disgruntled employees are soaring, and traditional retention tactics are not cutting it. The trusty exit interview is too little too late; surveys lack the rich detail needed...

Headhunting on the rise but how does HR get it right?

Almost two-thirds (63%) of talent teams are actively headhunting to find high-quality hires in the UK’s competitive job market, but what's the key to success?

Headhunting increases due to post-COVID talent scramble

More than a third (38%) of UK professionals have been approached more than five times for a new job in the past year.

Brits exploit dating apps to find new career opportunities

One in ten UK employees use dating apps and websites such as Tinder, Bumble and Plenty of Fish exclusively for networking or finding new employment.

Furloughed workers not seeking new roles

Although the furlough scheme is set to be phased out by the end of September, only 11% of workers still on furlough are urgently searching for a new job according to research from job site Indeed.

How is logistics retaining talent after its pandemic success?

2020 was a milestone year in many ways, not least because of the global pandemic, which turned everyday life on its head.

Inclusive recruitment needs continuous improvement

Embedding diversity and inclusion into businesses has come on leaps and bounds in recent years – it’s been exciting to watch as companies have developed strategies to increase representation of many...

Could random selection in recruitment improve workforce diversity?

Most workplaces widely advocate for the benefits of diversity. But, simply recruiting what’s considered a diverse workforce will not necessarily improve performance – it’s just not that simple.

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Fighting for talent in a competitive job market: your HR Lunchtime Debate questions answered

On 29 July HR magazine hosted a webinar on how the new realities of remote and hybrid work and changing workplace culture has added complexity to the recruitment process, in partnership with...

Post-pandemic job market scares school leavers

More young people are going to university as they feel the post-pandemic job market will demand a degree rather than an apprenticeship.

Outlook inequality is holding back young talent

Businesses need young, diverse talent, but many struggle to find them. Not because young people don’t want the roles on offer, but because many discount themselves from opportunities before they’ve...

TUC calls for umbrella company ban

Umbrella companies used to employ agency workers are abusing workers’ rights and risking fraud, according to the Trades Union Congress (TUC).

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