Friday, 15 June 2018
Friday, 8 June 2018
When it comes to recruitment automation is not a dirty word. Amazon announced an expansion of its workforce this week - read why they won't all be robots. Which of Britain's cities is the best recruiter - and where are wages rising the fastest? New figures show the areas of UK job creation. For once, growth lies outside the capital. A data breach in Australia may have just fired the starting gun on the new age of data breach reporting. Have large service providers become a security liability for their clients? And do you have a social media recruitment strategy? If so, you probably have recruitment software that finds top talent for you. So would you really need your prospects to do this to get themselves noticed? Read about all these stories in our round-up of the week's recruitment news headlines.
Friday, 1 June 2018
Is your recruitment experience up to scratch? If you neglect it, your results could suffer. New industry data shows that the recruitment process is vital for scoring high retention rates. If your clients cannot retain the candidates that you send them, it is you who will be left with questions to answer. Read more about the new findings here. Last Friday was 'GDPR Day' - the moment when new data laws came into force. Were you prepared? Was anybody? Industry analysts SAS say that 7 per cent of businesses had addressed all of their GDPR obligations before the deadline. But is it really as bad as we think it is? eBoss gives one reason why you shouldn't be frightened by the GDPR. Recruitment industry data from April tells us that 2018 could be every bit the bumper year that 2017 was. Could UK recruiters be set to break even more records? The week's full round-up of recruitment news is here.
Friday, 18 May 2018
This week, we take a look at the two sides of the experience coin. How does the recruitment experience impact upon jobseekers? How can a flawed hiring experience transalte into poor outcomes for you and your recruitment business? In a jobs market characterised by a serious skills shortage, having experience pays. Following data released by the ONS, we take a look at how wage increases are likely to be found across all sectors where skills are in short supply. And you have exactly one week to go until GDPR comes into full effect. Are you ready? Do you have a good understanding of the new regulations? If not, don't fret - it seems that even the lawmakers are still getting GDPR wrong. Read all about it, Here.
Monday, 14 May 2018
Friday, 11 May 2018
Where will the latest round of industry consolidation leave recruiters who value their own agility and independence? US jobs board giant Glassdoor is being bought out; Facebook and Google both stand poised to enter the jobs space. As the players in the jobs market appear to be growing bigger and bigger, what will this mean for smaller firms - and for choice within the industry? eBoss considers the impact, and finds that a one-size-fits-all approach rarely succeeds in recruitment. Britain's Small and Medium-sized Enterprises are facing multiple obstacles in their recruitment drives. But one analyst praises their innovation and problem-solving skills in addressing the challenges to hiring. In recent weeks, we have reported on the growing trend of industries sourcing vital skills directly from the school classroom. But does this mean that university leavers are missing out? Not, according to industry experts. New data confirms what those in talent management have known for a long time: that graduate recruits form the backbone of many top companies' recruitment strategies. Where will this leave your agency? Read our complete rundown of the week's recruitment news headlines, to find out.
Friday, 4 May 2018
How united is the United Kingdom when it comes to recruitment opportunities? This week we look at the two halves of the British recruiting sector. A new survey has plotted the geographical locations of Britain's best and worst average weekly incomes. The result shows a surprising disparity across local communities. The public sector may be struggling with budget limitations, but its recruitment drives are giving mixed results. Warnings over visa restrictions for doctors have been ignored, according to one professional body. But in the prison service, hiring rates have beat targets months ahead of schedule. Britain's niche manufacturing sectors are learning the value of building specialist talent pipelines into schools and classrooms. So will targeting young minds result in a bountiful harvest of skills for Britain's burgeoning wine industry?