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Lunchtime reading for HR professionals and recruitment agencies

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

Top Tips for Hiring the Best Talent

Posted by Will Dolby on 14/09/15 14:28

For a small company, the quality of its employees has a huge influence on its success. But when the pressure is on to hire someone quickly (as is often the case in a small business), mistakes and poor choices are easily made.

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Topics: Employment, Recruitment, Business

Jermain Defoe Seeks Extraordinary Executive Personal Assistant

Posted by Will Dolby on 26/08/15 10:05

Sunderland striker, Jermain Defoe is looking for an executive assistant to help organise his busy schedule. But it’s not your regular assistant role.

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Topics: Recruitment, Business

Mo' Money, Mo' Problems – ONS Release Employment Figures

Posted by Will Dolby on 15/07/15 10:20

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released the latest UK employment stats earlier today. The number of people in work has dipped slightly from the three months to February 2015, to 73.3%. However, it’s good news for those of us in work, with wages up 3.2% (including bonuses).

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Topics: Employment, Recruitment, Business

Michael Page - On The Rampage

Posted by Will Dolby on 14/07/15 11:31

FTSE 250 recruitment agency, Michael Page today announced gross profits increased 6% in the firm’s second quarter to an impressive £145.3m.

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Topics: Employment, Recruitment