Recruitment & retention

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How to create an emotional connection with candidates

Can recruitment challenges be resolved by understanding the candidate’s emotional and practical needs and the channels they engage with? Jo...

Restaurant and pub waiters in insecure work has risen 128% in five years, according to the TUCPT-VS/ScottishViewpoint/REX/Shutterstock

Insecure work up 27% in five years says TUC

7 Feb 2017

The number of people working without guaranteed hours or baseline employment rights has grown by 660,000 (27%) over the past...

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Apprenticeship levy: are smaller businesses ready?

6 Feb 2017

Smaller businesses could be underestimating the impact of the apprenticeship levy on their organisation, according to new XpertHR Benchmarking research...

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The use of gig workers on projects and short-term assignments is set to grow, according to the research

Gig economy will grow, say half of HR leaders

2 Feb 2017

Nearly 40% of companies hire staff on a temporary or project basis, and “gig economy” working is set to grow,...

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Employers more willing to consider job shares at senior level

30 Jan 2017

More than two-fifths of employers would now be willing to consider a job share for a senior role, research by...

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Artificial intelligence and HR tech grow in importance, Harvey Nash finds

26 Jan 2017

Artificial intelligence (AI) and automation will have a major impact on HR and employment over the next five years, according...

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Essential people analytics: Seven key HR metrics for 2017

18 Jan 2017

With data and analytics playing an increasingly critical role in HR decision-making, latest analysis from XpertHR Benchmarking reveals the seven...

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Three ways data integration can boost the value of your hiring systems

17 Jan 2017

Three important benefits can be achieved by integrating your recruitment, HR and talent systems, and allowing data to flow between...

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Are bonuses becoming more like a service charge than a tip?

10 Jan 2017

As the bonus season begins, Gerry O’Neill looks at whether the annual “incentive” has become less of a discretionary gratuity...

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Companies shorten recruitment times to get staff in quicker

10 Jan 2017

Almost half of employers have had to shorten the time it takes to recruit someone because they want to hire...

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Seven in 10 organisations use social media to hire

14 Dec 2016

Around seven in 10 organisations now use social media for recruitment purposes, according to the latest data on recruitment metrics...

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There are approximately 50,000 temporary healthcare posts in Madrid. Design Pics Inc/REX/Shutterstock.

ECJ: do not use fixed-term contracts for permanent needs

9 Dec 2016

A European Court of Justice (ECJ) case challenged the legality of Spanish legislation that permits the renewal of fixed-term contracts...

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2017 employment law changes: are you ready?

Employment law changes 2017: eight priorities for HR

7 Dec 2016

Significant employment law changes are anticipated for 2017, amid the ongoing uncertainty resulting from the Brexit referendum.
Large compliance projects...

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Why are millennials stressed and what can we do about it?

25 Nov 2016

A recent survey by LifeWorks found that 90% of millennials had been distracted by stress at work, despite being perceived...

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Regulatory references: Improving culture in the financial services sector

24 Nov 2016

With widespread reforms impacting employers in the financial services industry, what obligations will they have on providing regulatory references?
It...

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