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Lunchtime reading for HR professionals and recruitment agencies

What Does it Take to Win?

Posted by Will Dolby on 23/02/16 11:34

It’s a question asked by sports teams across the country. What can they do to ensure they win, time after time?

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Topics: Business, Human Resources

How to Screw up Recruitment

Posted by Will Dolby on 12/01/16 10:54

We’ve talked extensively in the past about how important it is to hire the right person first time, and the implications of getting it wrong. So important in fact, we even commissioned some independent research about it.

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Topics: Recruitment, Business

Is Talent Acquisition the Best Job in HR?

Posted by Will Dolby on 07/01/16 15:04

It’s a critical HR function. One that could potentially make or break your business. After all, the people you hire will shape its future. Make a major mistake when hiring new staff and it could cost you.

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Topics: Recruitment, Business, Human Resources

Why You're Terrible at Recruitment

Posted by Will Dolby on 14/12/15 14:11

Every organisation likes to think they’re great at recruitment. But is this actually the case? A recent report released by the CIPD and Hays PLC, found that 78% of the employers surveyed reported that recruiting related problems are one of the biggest challenges to business growth.

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Topics: Recruitment, Business

20 Reasons Why Employers Need Hiring Hub in Their Life

Posted by Isabelle Larsson on 10/11/15 13:59

What…are you telling me that you’ve checked us out, you know what we do, and you still need a reason to use us? Seriously? Oh, very well then. Here’s not one, but 20 reasons why employers need Hiring-Hub in their life.

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Topics: Recruitment, Business, Human Resources

Why "We've Always Done It This Way" Is The Killer of Innovation and Will Strangle Your Growth

Posted by Will Dolby on 03/11/15 08:48

It comes as no surprise to us that OnRec recently reported that recruiters are becoming more dependent on recruitment technology. Over 80% currently spend over five hours a day using tech in a professional setting.

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Topics: Recruitment, Business, Human Resources

Is Your PSL Holding You Back?

Posted by Will Dolby on 28/10/15 11:18

Ah the Preferred Supplier List (PSL). That trusty list you can rely on to fill any vacancy that pops up. But is it also somewhat of a convenient excuse to close the door on other agencies (and platforms) when they come knocking?

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Topics: Recruitment, Business, Human Resources

Should You Avoid a Job Hopper?

Posted by Will Dolby on 23/10/15 10:34

Ah, job hoppers. Those lovely folk who could quite easily fill 4 sides of A4 with just their job titles from the last 5 years.

Generally, they're frowned upon by prospective employers. But should they be?

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Topics: Employment, Recruitment, Business

Top 8 Digital Skills of 2015

Posted by Will Dolby on 19/10/15 10:00

There are 745,000 additional workers with digital skills needed by 2017, so understandably demand for talent is high. Employers are becoming more and more concerned about being able to find the right people to fill roles. And rightly so.

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Topics: IT, Employment, Recruitment, Business, Human Resources

Bridging The Digital Skills Gap

Posted by Will Dolby on 14/10/15 11:27

It’s the hot topic on every HR professional and recruiter’s lips – the skills shortage. And no where is this more pronounced than at the leading edge of technology.

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Topics: IT, Recruitment, Business, Human Resources