Recruitment & retention

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

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Youth Employment Initiative

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

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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Recruiters report their quest for ‘informed’ candidates

19 Sep 2017

Three in four recruiters have stated that attracting candidates of sufficient quality is their main concern, according to survey results...

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Jobs market lags behind demand for flexible working

19 Sep 2017

Employees’ desire for flexible working far exceeds companies’ capacity to offer it, a report published today has found.
According to...

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Five winning works from last year’s RAD Awards

14 Sep 2017

The RADs has become known as the ‘Oscars’ of the recruitment advertising world, celebrating creative campaigns to attract and retain...

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Eight in 10 ethnic minority leaders do not trust their organisations

13 Sep 2017

Eight out of 10 (82%) ethnic minority leaders do not trust the organisations they work for, believing there is institutional...

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Personnel Today Awards: Graduate Scheme of the Year

12 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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Lammy review: Criminal records could be ‘sealed’ from employers

8 Sep 2017

Individuals’ criminal records could be sealed from employers as part of a series of recommendations made in an independent review...

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How to upskill existing employees and sharpen retention

5 Sep 2017

In their Resourcing and Talent Planning Survey 2017 of over 1,000 HR professionals, the CIPD and Hays examined a range...

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The RAD Awards celebrate the brightest and best in recruitment communications, and have been running for 27 years.

Seven top tips for creating a winning RAD Awards entry

4 Sep 2017

Entries for next year’s RAD Awards – which champions the best in recruitment communications – open on 4 September. If...

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Gambling problems: Reducing the risk of corporate fraud

29 Aug 2017

Gambling has become more accessible than ever, with betting shops boasting machines that consume hundreds of pounds in minutes. Some...

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Seasonal workers: key contractual issues for employers

29 Aug 2017

In sectors such as hospitality, tourism, retail and agriculture, seasonal peaks can bring an influx of work at certain times...

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Almost half of HR professionals unaware of new GCSE grading system

24 Aug 2017

Almost half of HR professionals are not aware of the new GCSE grading system, according to a poll by the...

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