A bizarre job advert calling for "creatives" to apply for a role at a hotel chain attracted plenty of online attention last week, but not always for the right reasons. Dean Sadler looks at what recruitment teams can learn from the organisation's unusual approach and why it might prove successful.
We look at some of the initiatives that have been taken to boost recruitment in the police sector, and highlight what the police can learn from HM Prison and Probation Service's recruitment campaign.
Matt Weston, managing director of recruitment firm Robert Half, looks at the current UK labour market and provides some insight into how business can attract and retain the best talent.
With UK employment rates at record levels, latest XpertHR research reveals a competitive recruitment market - with extensive skills shortages in many areas, particularly IT and managerial roles. Faced with such challenges, many employers are turning to social media to attract and screen potential candidates.
When Google for Jobs launched in the UK last year, recruiters warned it would disrupt the online jobs market. Despite ruffling a few feathers, this is yet to be the case. Adam McCulloch investigates.
In a candidate-driven market, many businesses put their trust in agencies and external recruitment partners to find the best talent. But do they know the impact these partners have on candidate experience? Juliet Eccleston, CEO of AnyGood? investigates the issues.
The British army has been criticised for explicitly targeting young people from poor, working class backgrounds in its latest recruitment advertising campaign.
With Brexit looming and AI threatening to replace roles, assessment now has a broader role to play in resolving key talent challenges in the financial services sector, says Andreas Lohff.
As the class of 2018 enters the world of work, XpertHR research provides an overview of graduate recruitment, retention and reward in 2018/2019.