Recruitment & retention

One in six NHS posts unfilled by 2030

“Systemic” shortages in the NHS workforce mean long-term plans for the health service risk becoming an unachievable wish list, according...

Half of FTSE 350 board appointments need to be women to meet targets

13 Nov 2018

A quarter of FTSE 350 companies have only one woman on their board, and there remain five all-male boards, according...

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Stop asking candidates to disclose salary, say employers

12 Nov 2018

Three-quarters of hiring managers think the gender pay gap could be reduced if interviewees were not asked to disclose their...

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UK employers suffer ‘labour supply shock’ as migrant worker numbers fall

12 Nov 2018

There has been a “reversal” in the number of migrants in workplaces as both EU and non-EU workers lose interest...

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Performance management to fit the modern workplace (webinar)

7 Nov 2018

Wednesday 7 November 2018 | Many organisations are acutely aware that their current performance management process is not fit for purpose.

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Retention of teachers becomes urgent as pupil numbers soar

2 Nov 2018

School leaders in the state sector face having to fill increasing numbers of vacancies, with lack of job satisfaction a...

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The Enfield council team receives their prize from Sue Perkins at the Personnel Today Awards 2017.

Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Innovation in Recruitment

2 Nov 2018

Attracting exceptional candidates today requires not only imagination and an ability to think counter-intuitively but a deep knowledge of the...

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Two in five hired into jobs not suited to their personality

29 Oct 2018

Two in five people are being hired into roles which they discover they do not have the right soft skills...

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Fifth of employers ask about criminal records in potentially unlawful way

25 Oct 2018

Around a fifth of national employers – including a number of household name companies – ask jobseekers for information about...

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UK Border Force to face staff shortages in event of no-deal Brexit

24 Oct 2018

The government will struggle to recruit enough staff and put in place appropriate infrastructure and systems to police the UK’s...

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Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Graduate Scheme of the Year Award

22 Oct 2018

Not many employers can optimise their graduate recruitment programmes to attract and nurture the very best talent. The shortlisted organisations...

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Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Apprenticeship Employer of the Year

17 Oct 2018

How are employers making the most of training budgets since the introduction of the apprenticeship levy? Shortlisted companies in our...

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10 things graduate recruiters need to know about UK immigration

15 Oct 2018

As employers begin to ramp up their graduate recruitment programmes for 2019, what considerations do they need to bear in...

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EU searches for construction and health jobs fall as Brexit fears grow

11 Oct 2018

The construction industry is the sector of the economy hardest hit by a decline of interest among jobseekers from EU...

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Three-quarters of services firms struggling to fill vacancies

8 Oct 2018

The percentage of services firms finding it difficult to fill vacancies has risen to an all-time high, according to the...

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