Recruitment & retention

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Recruiters should offer flexible working option as “standard”

Flexible working options should be a standard offering in new roles if employers and recruiters are to meet the challenges...

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Under-25s earn less for doing the same work, argues charity

11 Oct 2017

Workers aged under 25 are missing out on up to nearly £6,300 per year because they’re not entitled to the...

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The Thales team collect their Innovation in Recruitment trophy in 2016 from CEB's Nick Shaw

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Award for Innovation in Recruitment

10 Oct 2017

As we round up the achievements of organisations to have successfully made the shortlist for this year’s Personnel Today Awards,...

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Virgin Money were the 2016 winners of the PT talent management award

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Award for Talent Management

9 Oct 2017

In our continuing series of articles profiling those who have successfully made the shortlist for this year’s Personnel Today Awards,...

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Time for change? Rehabilitation of offenders and the Lammy review

6 Oct 2017

Last month, David Lammy MP published a review recommending that, in certain cases, criminal records could be sealed from employers....

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Hunt announces 25% more nurse training posts

5 Oct 2017

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a 25% increase in nurse training places as well as a package of measures...

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Listen in: Why audio is your secret recruitment advertising weapon

4 Oct 2017

One of the newest categories in the RAD Awards is for audio recruitment advertising – whether that’s via radio, streaming...

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Employers risk losing staff if they can't provide the correct support and resources when they join

Employee experience: Seven dos and don’ts of effective onboarding

3 Oct 2017

A recent survey found that more than a third of companies do not have a robust induction policy for new...

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Deadline extended for the RAD Awards

2 Oct 2017

The organisers of the RAD Awards are pleased to announce that the deadline for entries has been extended.
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Screening for HIV is paramount for patient and worker safety to prevent exposing patients to the virus.

Occupational health case study: pre-employment health clearance and exposure prone procedures

2 Oct 2017

This case study involves pre-employment health clearance by occupational health of a healthcare worker applying for a post involving exposure-prone...

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The RAD Awards 2018: Meet the judges

28 Sep 2017

As the closing date for submitting entries to the RAD Awards 2018 approaches, it’s time to meet the industry leaders...

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2016 winner Barclays' youth initiatives had a positive impact on local communities,  impressing the judges

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Youth Employment Initiative

22 Sep 2017

In our continuing series of articles profiling those who have successfully made the shortlist for this year’s Personnel Today Awards,...

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Degree-level apprenticeships have grown by around 50%, according to the ISEVOISIN/PHANIE/REX/Shutterstock

Growth in apprenticeships outstripping graduate roles

21 Sep 2017

Roles open to apprentices have grown by almost a fifth, vastly outstripping growth in graduate jobs.
According to the Institute...

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A third of new starters experience poor onboarding

19 Sep 2017

More than a third of new starters have had a poor onboarding experience, while for more than a fifth it...

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Using people analytics to drive retention success (webinar)

19 Sep 2017

Achieving an optimum level of labour turnover is fundamental to maintaining organisational performance, but employers can struggle to retain key...

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