All items: Recruitment and retention

  • Employers' use of psychometric testing in selection: 2012 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    30 May 2012

    In this named-practice XpertHR survey on psychometric testing, we examine the range of psychometric tests used by employers to support their recruitment and selection of new recruits.

  • XpertHR recruitment trends survey 2012: activity picks up

    Date:
    21 March 2012

    Recruitment has been through a tough time since the start of the UK recession, but new XpertHR research finds significant levels of recruitment activity among our respondents.

  • XpertHR recruitment trends survey 2012: key metrics

    Date:
    21 March 2012

    XpertHR's survey of recruitment trends finds that it takes employers six weeks and costs them £1,500 to fill a typical vacancy, with line managers playing the central role in recruitment.

  • Labour turnover rates: XpertHR survey 2011

    Date:
    18 July 2011

    The latest XpertHR research shows that voluntary resignation rates stood at an average of 10.1% in 2010, with the highest rates experienced by private sector services companies. We also find that the recession is still having a negative impact on some organisations' labour turnover patterns, although a few employers report a slight improvement in the external job market.

  • Labour turnover rates: XpertHR survey 2011 - charts

    Date:
    18 July 2011

    This article contains the charts showing resignation rates by occupation contained in the labour turnover survey 2011.

  • Succession planning: employer practice

    Date:
    21 March 2011

    There are a number of tools and techniques that employers can use to support succession planning, including the use of competencies and succession planning committees - but definitive plans are still principally focused on more senior-level roles, our research finds.

  • Labour turnover rates and costs survey 2010

    Date:
    14 June 2010

    Latest IRS research shows that employers experienced a voluntary resignation rate of 8. 6% in 2009 - but our survey finds considerable variation in staff turnover rates according to region, sector and occupation.

  • Labour turnover rates and costs survey 2010 - charts

    Date:
    14 June 2010

    This article contains the charts showing resignation rates by occupation contained in the 2009 IRS labour turnover survey

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Survey analysis: HR and legal information and guidance relating to recruitment and retention.