Will These Be the Fastest-Growing UK Recruitment Sectors in 2020?

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The UK is going through a period of profound change and uncertainty. Looming Brexit deadlines, sweeping changes to workers’ rights and economic uncertainty brought about by the coronavirus mean that recruiters and hiring managers need to…

Four Reasons AI-Driven Recruitment Will Benefit Charities

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These are challenging times for charities in the UK. While the need for their services is rising dramatically, only 18% of charitable organisations have the appropriate resources and tools to meet that demand. This challenge is…

Use These Steps to Secure Talent Acquisition Success in 2020

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The overwhelming majority of recruiters and hiring managers agree that the recruiting landscape is more competitive than ever before. Over the course of 2020, we’ll see the talent war intensify. Are you ready to abandon outdated practices,…

Talent Acquisition vs. Recruiting in 2020: The Key Differences

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Have you noticed that two of the broadest and most common terms in our industry - “talent acquisition” and “recruiting” - are often used interchangeably? Talent acquisition and recruitment are two very distinct ideas. They have never…

Half of All Employees Want Flexible Working in 2020. Are You Ready to Deliver?

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If you’re going to attract the best talent, you’ve got to monitor and meet the evolving needs of the workforce. That’s no easy task, though, given that the appetites and expectations of today’s workforce are changing rapidly. Of…

What Are Boomerang Employees (And Should You Hire Them)?

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In today’s recruitment landscape, the power lies with candidates rather than employers. This means that candidates with the appropriate skills and experience can afford to be highly critical of your offering. With so many potential opportunities…

Four Actionable Techniques to Maintain a Healthy Talent Pool

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According to Glassdoor research, the average length of the UK hiring process sits at 27.9 days. This significant amount of time can harm the productivity of your business and hinder its ability to move forward. There’s an ocean of…

Five Reasons AI Sourcing Will Replace Boolean Sourcing

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Finding the right talent is harder than ever before. Statistics from the Society for Human Resource Management tell us that 75% of recruiters believe there is a skills shortage among their applicants. The war for talent means that…

Agile Talent Is On the Rise: Here Are Five Reasons Why

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A blend of novel technologies and shifting attitudes towards work mean that the demand for agile talent is soaring. Today, countless businesses seek out agile talent temporarily. According to figures from a global survey conducted by Staffing…

The Contingent Workforce: What Is It, Why Is It Growing and What Are Its Benefits?

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Technology is changing our society at a breakneck pace, and the world of work is also shifting as a consequence. Our opinions, beliefs and even feelings towards work are changing quickly, and this is affecting the very nature of labour. These…

The Future of Work: Will Jobs Exist in 2050?

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Technological breakthroughs and shifting cultural attitudes towards work mean that these are turbulent yet exciting times for the world of recruitment. As we find ourselves amidst a sea of change and on the cusp of recruitment 4.0, now is…

Here's How AI Enhances The Human Element of Recruitment

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Estimates from Gartner suggest that the business value of artificial intelligence will reach a whopping $3.9 trillion by 2022. The firm suggests that the majority of this growth will initially be driven by AI’s ability to process…

Here Are Five Unmissable 2020 Talent Acquisition Trends

If you find it challenging to find the right talent, you’re not alone. According to a survey of 40,000 employers conducted by Manpower Group, 45% of employers say that they can’t currently find the workers with the skills they…
alumni talent pool

Six Reasons You Should Develop An Alumni Talent Pool

Any business owner or HR professional knows that finding, attracting and retaining quality talent is one of the biggest challenges facing any business. The hiring process can often last too long and cost too much. Even after you’ve found…
Alumni Network Talent Pools

Why building a Corporate Alumni Network Makes Sense.

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There’s plenty of talk around how rehiring boomerang employees can benefit an organisation, but few companies have yet to take advantage. One of the easiest and most effective ways to keep in touch with ex-staff members is to establish…

The UK is going through a period of profound change and uncertainty. Looming Brexit deadlines, sweeping changes to workers’ rights and economic uncertainty brought about by the coronavirus mean that recruiters and hiring managers need to stay on their toes. Amid all this change, which are going to be the fastest-growing UK recruitment sectors in […]

These are challenging times for charities in the UK. While the need for their services is rising dramatically, only 18% of charitable organisations have the appropriate resources and tools to meet that demand. This challenge is being compounded by the fact that the long-term impacts of Brexit have yet to manifest, the proportion of people giving money […]

The overwhelming majority of recruiters and hiring managers agree that the recruiting landscape is more competitive than ever before. Over the course of 2020, we’ll see the talent war intensify. Are you ready to abandon outdated practices, get creative and pull out all the stops to beat your competition to the best talent? You’ll need […]

Have you noticed that two of the broadest and most common terms in our industry – “talent acquisition” and “recruiting” – are often used interchangeably? Talent acquisition and recruitment are two very distinct ideas. They have never been more different, either, given that they are being driven even further apart by new technologies and trends. […]

If you’re going to attract the best talent, you’ve got to monitor and meet the evolving needs of the workforce. That’s no easy task, though, given that the appetites and expectations of today’s workforce are changing rapidly. Of all the perks you can offer – such as a diverse workplace and professional training – workplace […]

In today’s recruitment landscape, the power lies with candidates rather than employers. This means that candidates with the appropriate skills and experience can afford to be highly critical of your offering. With so many potential opportunities out there, they can scrutinise your employer brand and recruitment process at their will. This dynamic makes talent more […]

According to Glassdoor research, the average length of the UK hiring process sits at 27.9 days. This significant amount of time can harm the productivity of your business and hinder its ability to move forward. There’s an ocean of potential talent out there, but the challenge of recruitment is fishing for the appropriate candidates and keeping […]

Finding the right talent is harder than ever before. Statistics from the Society for Human Resource Management tell us that 75% of recruiters believe there is a skills shortage among their applicants. The war for talent means that recruiters must leverage cutting-edge tools and techniques to source the best candidates. With time these tools and techniques evolve. […]

A blend of novel technologies and shifting attitudes towards work mean that the demand for agile talent is soaring. Today, countless businesses seek out agile talent temporarily. According to figures from a global survey conducted by Staffing Industry Analysts, contingent workers accounted for 20% of workforces in 2017 – a significant leap from 15% in […]

Technology is changing our society at a breakneck pace, and the world of work is also shifting as a consequence. Our opinions, beliefs and even feelings towards work are changing quickly, and this is affecting the very nature of labour. These changes have given rise to the contingent workforce – a growing group of talented […]

Technological breakthroughs and shifting cultural attitudes towards work mean that these are turbulent yet exciting times for the world of recruitment. As we find ourselves amidst a sea of change and on the cusp of recruitment 4.0, now is the ideal time to take stock of where we are and try to see where we […]

Estimates from Gartner suggest that the business value of artificial intelligence will reach a whopping $3.9 trillion by 2022. The firm suggests that the majority of this growth will initially be driven by AI’s ability to process large datasets at a blazingly-fast pace and in unique ways. This power continues to open up exciting new possibilities […]

If you find it challenging to find the right talent, you’re not alone. According to a survey of 40,000 employers conducted by Manpower Group, 45% of employers say that they can’t currently find the workers with the skills they need. This statistic means that there’s more competition than ever before when it comes to attracting and retaining […]

alumni talent pool

Any business owner or HR professional knows that finding, attracting and retaining quality talent is one of the biggest challenges facing any business. The hiring process can often last too long and cost too much. Even after you’ve found a candidate, there’s no guarantee that they’ll be suitable for the role. If you’re going to […]

Alumni Network Talent Pools

There’s plenty of talk around how rehiring boomerang employees can benefit an organisation, but few companies have yet to take advantage. One of the easiest and most effective ways to keep in touch with ex-staff members is to establish an alumni talent network. The Importance of Alumni If you’re considering rehiring an alumnus, you know off the […]