Recruitment

Talent acquisition and CSR must break silos to help diversity

Most businesses recognise the value - whether moral, monetary or reputational - of both diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategies and corporate, social and governance (CSR) efforts.

Realising the value of employing ex-military and reservists

Every year over 14,000 skilled and experienced individuals leave the Armed Forces ready to enter the civilian workforce. Individuals with a services background have a multitude of skills they can...

Hybrid work brings new biases to the fore

Hybrid working has exploded and its impact on how people are led and managed will be tremendous, both positively and negatively. Whereas some leaders have embraced the changes with open arms and have...

Brexit five years on: European interest in UK jobs has plummeted

Five years on from the Brexit referendum new research by jobsite Indeed has found UK employees in the lowest paid jobs have been most negatively affected by the decision to leave the EU.

How rethinking comms improved recruitment at Lancashire Police

Hayley Wallis, recruitment marketing lead at Lancashire Police, explains how flexible communications has helped drive recruitment.

Case study: Recruiting expertise for Brexit customs chaos

Brexit created a huge demand for advice on customs and trade procedures at the Institute of Export & International Trade – and a massive recruitment challenge to be overcome, finds Peter Crush

Lockdown easing delay adds pressure to HR

The four-week delay in easing of lockdown restrictions in England to 19 July will be bittersweet for employers.

‘Last in, first out’ scaring people from starting new jobs post-pandemic

Recruiters are concerned people are holding back from moving jobs due to the fear of being the last in, first out, according to new research by LinkedIn.

Neurodiverse talent representation disappoints in 2021

The government has made it clear that it will be putting skills front and centre of its new legislative agenda to help the country overcome the damage caused by the pandemic.

How to ensure no-one’s on mute – managing bias on video calls

Despite lockdown easing and many planning a staggered or partial return to the office, homeworking and video calls will likely be a mainstay for many businesses. However, virtual meetings are not...

CIPD reveals positive outlook for post-COVID hiring

Employers are optimistic about hiring again after the substantial negative impact the pandemic has had on the job market, according to the CIPD.

Employers urged prepare for unknown impact of COVID-19

The full economic impact of the pandemic will not be known "until the government’s furlough plaster is ripped off", says Rhys Moon, director at outplacement specialist Renovo.

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