Talent

Is TikTok a useful tool in the hunt for young talent?

While 94% of recruiters use social media for their jobs, only 39% of all employers use social media for recruiting and hiring.

Workers doubt equality at work is achievable

Over half (51%) of workers do not think people from all backgrounds will ever have equal opportunity to succeed within their organisation.

Ex-offenders a “massive untapped resource” in talent crisis

Employers are losing out on a huge talent pool by not considering people with criminal records for employment.

Webinar: The great fight for talent

A huge wave of change has hit the job market. Flooded with candidates and new opportunities, businesses can’t hire or fill talent gaps fast enough, as reported by Emma Greedy.

Majority of businesses struggling to recruit specialist skills

Almost two thirds (63%) of business leaders have said they are struggling to recruit as candidates lack the specialist skills and relevant experience they need.

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.

Employee retention: How to earn employee trust and retain top talent

The pandemic has thrown the global talent market into crisis and many people are now considering their options when it comes to a new career path and what they want from their job.

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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.

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.

CEO Q&A: HR must have “a human ear and a computer-like brain”

Mark Fox, CEO at motorway service station operator Roadchef, shared what it takes to lead a Best Companies ranked business.

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.