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  • Swipe right for the best candidate? Recruitment enters the Tinder age

    Date:
    17 July 2017

    Recruitment systems are evolving so candidates can use artificial intelligence to match themselves to roles in a similar way they might seek out a partner online. This has benefits for employers too, explains Cath Everett.

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  • Don't let candidates be put off by an outdated hiring experience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

  • Managing volunteers in the workplace

    Date:
    28 May 2012

    Volunteering is a major activity in the UK, with many employers either sponsoring their staff to volunteer outside the organisation, or relying on volunteers themselves to carry out their work in the community.

  • Social media background checks - a minefield for recruiters

    Date:
    1 October 2011

    Using social media checks on candidates could lead recruiters into troubled waters, reports Virginia Matthews.

  • The costs to employers of labour turnover

    Date:
    10 April 2007

    This section of the IRS guide to labour turnover 2007/08 focuses on the financial impact of labour turnover. It shows how the costs of labour turnover can be calculated, and gives the latest national figures. It concludes with some examples of named employers' labour turnover costs.

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Commentary and analysis: HR and legal information and guidance relating to finding job candidates.