Friday, 19 January 2018

Recruiting through a crisis | Recruiters Weekly News

What actions can recruiters take to address systemic problems in the jobs market?

This week, we saw the extent of the staffing retention crisis among nurses in NHS England. PFI management giant Carillion went into compulsory liquidation and left thousands of workers with an uncertain future. And new data suggests that Brexit uncertainty has put the brakes on the graduate recruitment programmes of many of Britain's top employers.

What are the answers? Click the link to continue reading our Recruiters' weekly news.

Friday, 12 January 2018

The Recruitment Battleground | Recruiters Weekly News

What are the areas of contention for recruiters in 2018?

The british army took some flak for its new recruitment campaign. Traditionalists criticised its tone for being "too emotional" - but were they simply making a career in the forces palatable for a new generation of jobseekers?

Brexit is a topic for endless debate. but how do businesses plan for the future, when reports and forecasts often paint wildly conflicting perspectives on Britain's post-Brexit fortunes? eBoss looks at new data which suggests SMEs are cutting recruitment targets to safeguard against disruption.

Could gender pay disparity be consigned to history, with the expansion of compulsory reporting? And should Britain adopt the Icelandic approach of handing out heavy fines for infringements?

And: how difficult is it to recruit a recruiter in Australia?

eBoss has all of the answers. So keep reading our recruitment news round-up.

Friday, 5 January 2018

2018 trends: Agility, security, blockchain tech | Recruiters Weekly News

2018 promises to be an exciting year for the global recruitment industry. But what are the hot topics that will characterise the sector, over the next twelve months? From blockchain technology, to new approaches to worker agreements, and the smart implementation of recruitment software, eBoss considers the top trends for 2018. Read more of our recruitment news.

Friday, 17 November 2017

Are schools failing the retention test? | Recruiters Weekly News

Staff retention can be one of the clearest indicators of an organisation’s health and prospects for the future. So why are Britain's schools failing to hold on to top talent in the classroom? At the same time, 40 per cent of Scotland's family doctors hope to make a career for themselves in Australia.
With recruiting concerns hitting every area of the public sector, we look at two stories this week which indicate a growing staff shortage for the UK’s public services.
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Friday, 10 November 2017

Something Old, Something New… | Recruiters Weekly News

The divide between modern and traditional recruiters has never been more clearly defined. As private sector innovations usher in a new age of high tech solutions, public services are increasingly constrained by budgetary limits. But is a failure to invest in new solutions a false economy? We consider some contrasting cases of recruitment successes and failures from the past week's headlines. What did we discover? Click here to Continue reading the eBoss weekly news bulletin.

Friday, 3 November 2017

Blockchain recruitment

Blockchain technology is beginning to have an impact upon many, diverse industries. As we look forward to a 2018 that is set to be shaped by the emerging technology behind cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, one Australian recruitment firm has laid claims to being the first to specialise in sourcing the top talent from the world of cryptocurrencies. But how will the digital transformation of work be affected by the arrival of businesses built on the blockchain?

Also in this week's news: further recruitment industry consolidations as investors seek opportunities in the British jobs market. And a boom in AI roles has exposed a severe gap in skills, according to one jobs portal.

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Friday, 27 October 2017

Apprenticeships, diversity and tech solutions | Recruiters Weekly News

The controversial Apprenticeship Levy is six months old. Intended to address the falling availability of apprentiship opportunities in Great Britain, has the scheme been a success? We take a look at one report which assesses the figures.

To view the findings, read our Recruitment news.