All items: Recruitment and retention

  • Why Brexit means business for interim talent

    Date:
    15 June 2017

    Demand for interim managers has risen impressively since the UK's decision to leave the EU. Jo Sweetland, managing partner at recruitment specialists Green Park, considers why this might be the case.

  • Millennials: Is your employee experience relevant enough?

    Date:
    14 June 2017

    There are hordes of clichés around millennial workers, but which attributes should your organisation keep front of mind when hiring and retaining the best talent? Marcus Underhill of Staffcare looks at how employers can ensure their employee experience is relevant to this important generation.

  • Why recruitment and talent management strategies need to change

    Date:
    5 May 2017

    For those involved with the hiring, development and retention of key employees, there are challenging times ahead. Talent analyst Mervyn Dinnen examines the changing landscape for talent acquisition and management and provides four key areas where HR's approach needs to change.

  • Don't let candidates be put off by an outdated hiring experience

    Date:
    17 April 2017

    Finding the balance between effective candidate selection and a positive candidate experience is no mean feat. Charles Martin, CEO of Ipsemet, looks at the trade-off between subjecting job applicants to tests and positioning your brand as a forward-thinking place to work.

  • Three ways data integration can boost the value of your hiring systems

    Date:
    18 January 2017

    Three important benefits can be achieved by integrating your recruitment, HR and talent systems, and allowing data to flow between them, says Dr Achim Preuss, co-founder of business psychology company cut-e.

  • EU citizens working in the UK: will the Government listen to employers' wishes?

    Date:
    16 January 2017

    At the top of the agenda for Brexit negotiations will be freedom of movement and the status of EU citizens working in the UK. We report on how and when these issues are likely to be settled.

  • How employers can break the re-offending cycle

    Date:
    13 September 2016

    Young entrepreneur Jacob Hill has just launched Offploy, which guides businesses through the HR, legal and ethical minefield associated with ex-offender employment. He considers the role that employers can play in rehabilitation and the challenges that need to be overcome to give ex-offenders a second chance.

  • Gamification in recruitment: psychometric selection for more diverse talent

    Date:
    1 August 2016

    As companies endeavour to attract candidates with the right skills, Cath Everett looks at how gamification is helping recruiters select from a more diverse pool of talent.

  • Why HR should embrace the gig economy

    Date:
    19 July 2016

    Acuity Coaching's Simon Coops feels the gig economy has been heralded by a host of emerging online platforms and HR should tap into the opportunities it offers for harnessing talent and competitive advantage.

  • How HR analytics can transform recruitment

    Date:
    18 July 2016

    Recruitment and retention are ideal starting points for HR professionals to harness the power and potential of HR analytics, discovers Michael Carty at the recent IBM HR Summit.

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