Diversity/Inclusion

BBC to include at least one BAME candidate on shortlists for top roles

The BBC has announced plans to ensure all shortlists for top-level roles have at least one BAME (Black, Asian, and minority ethnic) candidate.

Creative/Digital/Media 22 June 2018

Employability: Cracking the re-offending code

A project that trains prisoners in coding skills is helping turn the lives of ex-offenders round.

IT/Telecoms 18 June 2018

Solicitors urge recruiters to educate clients on transgender inclusion

Recruiters have been urged to educate clients on the importance of having a policy in place reflective of an inclusive workplace that welcomes transgender people.

18 June 2018
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Are women truly on board? The arduous journey of gender equality

PageGroup's Sheri Hughes asks how far gender equality in the workplace has actually come.

HR 18 June 2018
Insight Employees in and out of building Ikon

Rewards and referrals: ERPs are here to stay

When it comes to resourcing, the FIRM’s latest report finds staff are still a good method of bringing in talent

HR 18 June 2018

PwC bans all-male shortlists

PwC has banned all-male shortlists in a bid to boost the number of women in its senior roles.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 4-8 JUNE 2018

This week’s launches include: GTI, Oleeo, Promapp Solutions, TARGETconnect

ASTRiiD founder David Shutts loses battle with cancer

David Shutts OBE (above right), the founder of Recruiter’s charity of the year ASTRiiD, died yesterday [24 May] in hospital in Nottingham.

Attracting Talent

Attract missionaries not mercenaries

Organisations that want to attract the best talent need to transform themselves so they attract ‘missionaries’ rather than mercenaries, according to the CEO and founder of Social Talent.

HR 24 May 2018

Employability: ASTRiiD shines light on pool of lost workers

Recruiter’s Charity of the Year ASTRiiD on its aim to help people with long-term medical conditions find work.

24 May 2018

Recruiters must heed Acas guidance on religion in job ads or face discrimination claims

New guidance on religion and belief means recruiters should think carefully not only about job content but where adverts are placed.

Marketing, HR 23 May 2018

Café worker pensioner Joe Bartley passes away

Joe Bartley, the pensioner who hit headlines two years ago for landing a job at a local café in a bid to cure his boredom, has died.

Hospitality/Leisure 14 May 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 14-18 MAY 2018

This week’s launches include: LGBT Great, LinkedIn, Vettery

Recruiter’s charity ASTRiiD features on BBC Breakfast news

The work of Recruiter’s charity of the year ASTRiiD was featured on BBC Breakfast this morning, highlighting one of the first candidates placed by the charity, which helps people with long-term health problems into work.

Recruiter’s charity ASTRiiD calls on recruiters to lend a hand

Recruiters have been urged to offer their expert insight to Recruiter’s charity of the year to help more people with long-term health problems into work.

APPOINTMENTS: 8-11 MAY 2018

This week’s appointments include: Mercer, Pedersen & Partners, PK Education, The RSA Group

Wells Tobias Recruitment Solutions launches new diversity & inclusion division

Wells Tobias Recruitment Solutions has launched Inventum Search, a new division aimed at tackling “the woeful” lack of women and other under-represented groups at senior levels of organisations.

Executive search, HR 26 April 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 23-27 APRIL 2018

This week’s launches include: Acorn, Activate Business School, Grant Thornton, MERJE, Miramar Global, MRG

Demand for local Saudi talent on the increase, says Hays

Hays is reporting increased demand for its services to source local talent in Saudi Arabia, as the kingdom makes progress with its Saudi Vision 2030 programme.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 16-20 APRIL 2018

This week’s launches include: Airport Placements Ltd, Airswift, Arctic Shores, Berwick Partners, Coresco, GBG, Heidrick & Struggles, HR Certification Institute, Insight Global, Microdec

Adrian Love

Create talent to tackle diversity

Talent management alone is not enough to improve the diversity of your workforce.

IT/Telecoms, HR 16 April 2018

Recruitment industry highlights gender pay discrepancies

Some of the UK’s largest recruitment companies have much work to do if they are to eliminate the gap between what they pay their men and women.

5 April 2018

Recruiters urged to protect candidates against sexual harassment

Recruiters have been urged to protect their candidates by ensuring they are placed with reputable clients.

HR 27 March 2018
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Sponsored: What does the future look like for disabled talent in the modern workplace?

The workplace may have transformed, but is this for the good of disabled employees?

20 March 2018

Recruitment ad ignored sensitivities but is it discriminatory?

Recruiters have been urged to show sensitivity around the wording used in job adverts or risk an ensuing PR nightmare.

Hospitality/Leisure 20 March 2018

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