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  • Coming soon to XpertHR

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Updated to include information on the forthcoming Learning and development 2019 survey with associated benchmarking data and Key recruitment metrics survey with associated benchmarking data.

  • Three things recruiters can learn from the viral Radisson Red job advert

    Date:
    13 June 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • Police recruitment: Challenges and initiatives

    Date:
    30 April 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • How to get ahead in the labour market race

    Date:
    11 April 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • Key recruitment analytics survey 2019

    Date:
    30 January 2019
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    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.

  • Does Google for Jobs signal an upheaval in recruitment marketing?

    Date:
    24 January 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • Could your hiring processes be damaging your employer brand?

    Date:
    14 December 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • Army recruitment disproportionately targets poor people

    Date:
    10 September 2018
    Type:
    News

    The British army has been criticised for explicitly targeting young people from poor, working class backgrounds in its latest recruitment advertising campaign.

  • Financial services: How to resolve your top three HR challenges

    Date:
    30 August 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • Graduate recruitment and starting salaries survey 2018

    Date:
    16 August 2018
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    As the class of 2018 enters the world of work, XpertHR research provides an overview of graduate recruitment, retention and reward in 2018/2019.

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