Recruitment

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...

No jab no job adverts double in September

The number of job adverts requiring applicants to be vaccinated spiked by 116% between August and September this year.

Ghosting on the rise in recruitment

Almost two thirds (65%) of UK adults have been ghosted during the recruitment process, negatively impacting candidate experience and employer brand.

Pay gap reporting isn’t perfect, but greater transparency is necessary

While COVID-19 has undoubtedly accelerated new ways of working, the Black Lives Matter movement has – rightly so – created an unprecedented urgency for more genuinely diverse and inclusive workplaces...

Immigration rules must change to ease worker crisis

The UK points-based immigration system, effective from 1 January this year, must change to ease worker crisis, a new report urges.

Employers failing to use data for future workforce planning

Less than half (46%) of employers use data to identify skills gaps in their organisation, according to a new report by the CIPD and Omni.

Hospitality jobs prove most difficult to fill post pandemic

Vacancies at hospitality businesses are more than twice as difficult to fill than other industries, with travel restrictions to the UK cited as a major hindrance. 

How to transform your employee onboarding

Shouldn’t your new employee’s first contact with your business be exciting and engaging? Henry Weston shows just how to make sure it really exceeds their expectations.

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Deadline passes for care workers to receive mandatory first jab

Under new rules effective from 11 November, all those working in Care Quality Commission-registered, adult care-home in England must be fully vaccinated or be medically exempt.

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.

Warmth will help hospitality survive its talent shortage

It’s really no secret; the hospitality sector has been changed forever by the pandemic.

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