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  • Young workers survey 2017

    23 January 2017

    XpertHR research looks at the recruitment, engagement and retention of young workers.

  • Social media and recruitment survey 2016

    13 December 2016

    Social media is now an established recruitment tool, with the majority of organisations surveyed using at least one social media channel.

  • Key recruitment metrics 2015

    30 November 2015

    The latest XpertHR research reveals a competitive UK recruitment market, with extensive skills shortages in many areas - particularly engineering, marketing and IT. Meanwhile, employers are increasingly moving online to find suitable job candidates and to process their applications.

  • XpertHR recruitment trends survey 2014: key metrics

    1 December 2014

    Latest XpertHR research indicates that employers, currently recruiting in a competitive market, are increasingly turning to online candidate-attraction methods, but only a minority have seen a fall in hiring costs.

  • Graduate recruitment and starting salaries: XpertHR 2013 survey

    2 October 2013

    The current outlook and starting salaries for graduates remain steady but employers are optimistic about future hiring intentions, finds the latest XpertHR research.

  • Using job boards for recruitment: 2013 XpertHR survey

    30 January 2013

    This summary report of our XpertHR survey on using digital media for recruitment finds that employers' main use of job boards is to advertise vacancies and drive applicants to either their own websites or to the HR department. Respondents are positive about the benefits of using job boards, particularly in increasing their reach to a wider field of potential candidates, although HR practitioners' recruitment workload has not reduced as a result of using commercial recruitment sites.

  • Employers' changes to psychometric testing: 2012 XpertHR survey

    25 July 2012

    In this report on the 2012 XpertHR survey on psychometric testing, we examine the improvements that employers would like to make to testing, as well as the administration and scoring of tests.

  • XpertHR recruitment trends survey 2012: activity picks up

    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

    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.

  • Succession planning: employer practice

    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.

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