XpertHR's annual research reports on key recruitment metrics, including cost- and time-to-hire, and finds that skills shortages and quality of applicants remain an issue in a strong labour market.
Updated to take account of the General Data Protection Regulation, in force from 25 May 2018.
With changing candidate preferences, smartphone assessment has become the top priority for employers, says Richard Justenhoven - product director at cut-e, part of Aon's assessment solutions group.
Employers can now assess and hire those job candidates who are most likely to be engaged - a vital area for employers trying hard to maintain employee motivation and productivity, writes David Barrett.
Predictive algorithms, machine learning and Alexa-like 'intelligent assistants' will revolutionise recruitment, says Dr Achim Preuss.
In Government Legal Service v Brookes  IRLR 780 EAT, the EAT held that an applicant for a solicitors' training scheme who has Asperger's syndrome suffered unlawful disability discrimination when she was required to sit a test in a multiple choice format in the recruitment process.
Updated to include details of Jet2.com Ltd v Denby, in which the EAT considered if protection against discrimination for trade union membership extended to involvement in certain trade union activities.
Psychometric tests used to be long, formal exercises candidates would take some way into the recruitment process. But could testing potential applicants before they even apply mean employers get a better fit, or more of the same? Peter Crush investigates.
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