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Video technology: reinventing the interview

To recruit exceptional talent, employers have to challenge both their assumptions and established recruitment 
norms – and the interview itself needs significant reinvention

HR 24 May 2017

Agile learning: The new frontier in candidate assessment

In today’s shifting world of candidate assessment, learning agility is one of the latest aspects to be assessed through gamification in the virtual world

HR 19 April 2017

Manager vs Leader

Too often organisations neglect to differentiate between managers and leaders. The result? Potentially disastrous.

16 March 2017

Search and rescue: Giving recruiters what they want

Search-and-match systems use powerful algorithms to automatically match candidates to a set of criteria.

IT/Telecoms 1 February 2017

17 Predictions for 2017

Rohit Talwar and Katharine Barnett from Fast Future Publishing share their vision of what could happen in 2017, which may give the recruitment world pause for thought.

IT/Telecoms, HR 1 February 2017

Investing in early pharma talent

A training academy run by pharmaceutical research & development staffing company Clinical Professionals is proof that efforts to help jobseekers into entry-level employment are not confined to those at the lower ends of the labour market.

CLARITY into the careers of students

Working to raise the career aspirations of blind and disabled students

1 January 2017

Spreading the word: Making the most of your referrals

Recruiters have more tools and technologies than ever to put together an effective referral programme

1 January 2017

Working harder and smarter

Resourcing departments must focus on activities that bring the best results, according to a global survey of HR and resourcing managers. Colin Cottell looks at the findings

Profit

FINANCIALS: Randstad sees GP climb but fall in the UK

Recruitment giant Randstad has seen overall group gross profit (GP) climb 2.4% but fall 2% in the UK, according to its second quarter results 2016.

26 July 2016

FINANCIALS: InterQuest warns earnings below expectations

Technology, analytics and digital recruitment firm InterQuest expects earnings for the year to be below market expectations.

Data

Data demands

Information has always equalled power, but in 2016 it’s more accurate to replace the word ‘information’ with ‘data’. Sue Weekes investigates

19 May 2016

Employer brand moves up talent agenda, says Randstad Sourceright report

Employer brand has become significantly more important for talent and HR professionals, according to Talent Trends Report 2016, a new study by global talent solutions provider Randstad Sourceright.

HR 6 April 2016

Recruiter HOT 100: HOT 10 public/not-for-profit sector recruiters

In the 2015 HOT 100, this category numbers 15 constituents, similar to last year. On aggregate, the sector outstripped the performance of the other HOT 10 categories in growth in sales, gross profit and employee numbers.

Public sector 9 December 2015

Recruiter HOT 100: HOT 10 IT/telecoms recruiters

This year’s HOT 100 contains 29 companies specialising in IT/telecoms. IT has two distinct faces: niche roles commanding solid contractor or permanent fees, and a price-competitive, high-volume contractor market.

IT/Telecoms 8 December 2015

ADVERTORIAL: Your views on assessment wanted for global survey

International assessment specialist cut-e is seeking the views of Britain’s HR, recruitment and talent practitioners as part of a worldwide survey into the changing nature of psychometric assessment.

HR 11 November 2015

Hiring freezes begin amid Chinese economic turmoil

Reacting to recent turmoil in the Chinese economy, many companies in the country’s major industries have begun to induce hiring freezes or strict rules for new head counts, signifying a delay in new job creation, ZW HR Consulting general manager Joyce Ying told Recruiter.

27 August 2015

Blog: When in Rome, a report from the Ciett World Employment Conference

All roads led to Rome last week as the global recruitment family converged on the eternal city for the 2015 edition of the Ciett World Employment Conference hosted by Assolavoro, the Italian recruitment federation.

5 June 2015

Use data to drive culture – not ‘Hawaiian shirt Fridays’, says Decoded expert

Debate around the use of Big Data focuses too much on technology, while social changes affecting people are being ignored, digital innovation strategist Rahaf Harfoush has told an audience of HR professionals.

Young Turks strike out to embrace bright future

Deedee Doke recently visited the country, straddling east and west, to discover the dynamic trends in recruitment.

9 December 2014

Hiring? It's hot out there

Recruiting has certainly heated up during the summer of 2014...

21 August 2014

Want the top job? Just say no to flip-flops

Take a tip from designer Zandra Rhodes and dress like you have taken care

11 March 2014

Mobilisation and oil & gas recruitment: Progressive GE report

Global oil & gas specialist recruiter Progressive GE is launching its new market trends report ‘Mobilisation & its impact on the Oil & Gas market’ on Monday [17 February].

Engineering 14 February 2014

Internal sourcing still on the rise

Companies are increasingly eyeing their own talent pools for hires, writes Christopher Goodfellow

13 November 2013

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