Recruitment

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...

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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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...

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.

Gender diversity? We’re still failing miserably and have to do more

When people think about industries that have successfully championed gender diversity, the tech sector has to hang its head in shame.

Hidden potential webinar gains third speaker

Rhea Chatterjee, head of people at challenger bank Monument, will be joining HR magazine's upcoming Lunchtime Debate on unlocking hidden potential in your workforce.

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?

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.

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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