Diversity/Inclusion

Video becomes the new CV star

How video embeds itself into the recruitment process.

17 April 2019

Viewpoint: Rewriting the employment rule book

Why organisations should adopt a culture of reverse mentoring.

17 April 2019
REC

Flexible work is good work

Hadley's comment: Flexible work is good work

17 April 2019

Recruiters urged to get anti-racism reporting policies in order

Recruiters have been urged to review reporting procedures for their own staff and agency workers out on assignment in light of shocking new research revealing the extent of racism in Britain’s workplaces.

15 April 2019

Beware of April Fools’ Day pranks or the joke could be on you

Recruiters should resist becoming April fools due to pranks played in the workplace.

Legal, HR 1 April 2019

Graduate insight key to success of award-winning talent attraction strategy

Involving graduate employees in the design and testing of an employer branding and graduate talent attraction campaign has proved to be a winning formula.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 25-29 MARCH 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Sirenum, WMRecruit

Sponsored: Who’s leading the way in ensuring disabled talent is fulfilled at work?

In these times of economic and political instability, now more than ever before we need to hear from business leaders who continue to lead the way within their organisations and have made a real impact in the lives of disabled people

Marketing 25 March 2019

40 veterans to be supported into work after £20k funding for Stoll

A leading provider of supported housing for armed forces veterans says that new funding will enable it to support 40 former servicemen and women back into work this year.

20 March 2019

DLA Piper's emotional intelligence programme delivers talent benefits

Moves to make your organisation emotionally intelligent can make a big difference to meeting your talent needs, according to the head of talent management at international law firm DLA Piper.

Legal, HR 19 March 2019

Barefoot runner’s quest resonates with AA employer brand

The Automobile Association is getting behind a female barefoot runner’s quest to run the equivalent of 100 marathons in 100 days.

Companies get knuckles wrapped over lack of gender diversity on boards

Investment manager trade body The Investment Association and the Hampton-Alexander Review have written to 69 of the UK’s top companies expressing concerns about the lack of gender diversity on their company boards.

15 March 2019

Big talking point: Resourcing the right way

The Good Recruitment Campaign is one of the most important campaigns the REC has ever run. Recruitment Matters explains why recruiters should be a part of it

2018 turnover up 6.8%

The latest real-time information from the RIB Index shows that, having achieved a year-on-year average (YoY) monthly increase in turnover of 9.7% across 2017, the median RIB recruiter averaged a 6.8% increase across January-December 2018.

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Working towards more inclusive workplaces

The REC is working with Parliament to better support more diverse workplaces.

11 March 2019
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Upstart: Partnership addresses the care worker shortage

Brightwork’s PeoplePlus worked with the Bridges Programmes to find talent for the care sector

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Rather go blind: New platform aims to reduce bias

Different technologies combine to help recruiters find better talent.

11 March 2019
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Look for cultural add, not cultural fit

Is it time to ditch hiring people for cultural fit?

Executive search 11 March 2019

Businesses told to be more socially aware when hiring

Businesses seeking to secure public sector contracts will need to be more socially aware, such as recruiting people from more diverse backgrounds, eradicating modern slavery and boosting employee employability.

Public sector 11 March 2019

APPOINTMENTS: 4-8 MARCH 2019

This week’s appointments include: BMC Recruitment Group, Bullhorn, Driver Hire, Eames Consulting, Head Medical, Heidrick & Struggles, PageGroup, RIDI

NEW TO THE MARKET: 4-8 MARCH 2019

This week’s launches include: CV-Library, FindYourFlex, MyPeople Group, The Access Group, The Linked Inn, Walmsley Wilkinson Associates

Unions launch passport to support disabled people in work

The TUC and the GMB union have launched a new disability passport to help disabled people, who find themselves out of work or switch employers, access support they need.

25 February 2019

Get to know your audience first to improve diversity

Understanding your target audience is vital when it comes to improving workforce diversity, recruiters have heard.

21 February 2019

Airbrush gender-stereotyping out of adverts, recruiters warned

Recruiters should guard against using gender-coded language in job adverts.

Sales, Transport & logistics 19 February 2019
Gender and Diversity

Big talking point: Closing the gender gap

Improving gender diversity is not only the right thing to do – it’s good for business. Recruitment Matters explains the steps to progress

12 February 2019

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