Recruitment & retention

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Government failing to act on gender pay gap recommendations

The Government will fail to achieve its goal of eliminating the gender pay gap within a generation unless it tackles...

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Recruitment data: Is this the dawn of the biometric CV?

Wearable devices already measure metrics such as step count and heart rate. But could data generated from personal technology be...

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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

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?

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

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

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

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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Retention of staff


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