Hiring

The evolution of the interview

The past two years have been anything but normal for recruitment. From video calls and virtual onboarding to online applications and remote working, HR teams need to adapt rapidly to the changes and...

Ageism blocking benefits of an intergenerational workforce

A wave of over 50s made redundant at the end of the furlough scheme might see themselves locked out of work by ageism in the recruitment process, the Centre for Ageing Better has warned.

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...

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.

Knowing your supply chain post IR35 reform

Given the current climate and a raft of media exposure around ethics, exploitation and non-compliance in the recruitment and contingent workforce industry, it has never been more important that...

Demand for workers remains high as staffing shortages grow

There were a total of 1.66 million active job adverts in the UK at the end of August, with HGV drivers and nurses in the highest demand.

Managers concerned positive references could backfire

A quarter (25%) of professionals only give positive references even though 86% feel this could hurt their career if the person in question doesn't perform well

Brexit leaves employers 'uncertain' about recruitment

?Employers are reluctant to hire more workers during economic uncertainty, research has revealed