Recruitment & retention

Esther McVey chaired the REC's Future of Jobs commissionBruce Adams/Associated Newspapers/REX/Shutterstock

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

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

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

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

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

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Award for Talent Management

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

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

Jeremy Hunt at the 2017 Conservative Party conference in ManchesterMatt Crossick/Empics Entertainment

Hunt announces 25% more nurse training posts

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

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

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Retention of staff


Recruitment of young people


Online recruitment


Employer branding