Recruitment & retention

Robot Vera won the coveted grand prize and EU10,000 for its AI recruitment robot.

HR Tech World start-up stage: Who made the grade?

One of the most hotly anticipated elements of the HR Tech World conference series – now known as Unleash –...

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

RAD Awards 2018 shortlist announced

20 Nov 2017

The shortlist for the RAD Awards, which celebrate the brightest and best in recruitment advertising, has now been announced.
The...

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Unconscious bias tends to be entrenched, so could artificial intelligence make it less widespread?imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock

Artificial intelligence: Could an algorithm rid us of unconscious bias?

16 Nov 2017

Unconscious bias can stop us making the best recruitment and progression decisions at work, but what if some or all...

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Is testing candidates before they apply the future of recruitment?

15 Nov 2017

Psychometric tests used to be long, formal exercises candidates would take some way into the recruitment process. But could testing...

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British people like to "keep calm" and drink tea, but how do these cultural expectations affect how we recruit?Jeff Blackler/REX/Shutterstock

Are we too British when it comes to recruiting?

14 Nov 2017

How we recruit and manage people in different countries varies more than we might think. But how do these cultural...

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Personnel Today Awards 2017: HR Supplier Partnership Award

13 Nov 2017

It’s less than a week until the Personnel Today Awards 2017 celebrate the brightest and best in UK HR. We...

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Join us live on Twitter as we reveal the RAD Awards shortlist

13 Nov 2017

It’s just a week now until we announce the shortlist for the coveted RAD Awards, celebrating the most impactful work...

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recruitment-trends

Recruitment trends: Take part in our survey

9 Nov 2017

The availability of workers to fill vacancies continued to decline sharply in October 2017, according to the latest REC figures....

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Liv Garfield of utilities company Severn Trent is one of just seven female CEOs in the FTSE100

Extend gender boardroom targets to FTSE 350: Hampton-Alexander review

9 Nov 2017

Gender boardroom targets should be extended beyond the FTSE 100 to the FTSE 350, Sir Philip Hampton has urged.

Gender...

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background-checks

Background screening: Eight key checks employers must make

7 Nov 2017

Increased compliance means rising numbers of employers are performing numerous background checks on employees. Steve Smith...

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Kevin Green to step down as CEO of the REC

6 Nov 2017

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation has announced that its chief executive, Kevin Green, is to step down in 2018.
Green...

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workplace-training

A quarter of workers receive almost no workplace training, finds TUC

4 Nov 2017

Almost a quarter of workers are offered no training at their workplace other than a new starter induction, according to...

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Thirsty for millennial talent?  Employers have much to learn from how politicians present themselvesJames Gourley/REX/Shutterstoc

Attracting millennials: What businesses can learn from Labour and the Tories

3 Nov 2017

After an unexpected election result and a fresh wave of scandals at Westminster, it’s not surprising that the millennial generation...

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merger-retention

More companies hold on to key staff after mergers, says report

2 Nov 2017

Almost four-fifths of companies that have gone through a merger or acquisition have managed to hold on to their ‘acquired...

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NHS workforce planning ‘not fit for purpose’

30 Oct 2017

National policy and planning for the NHS workforce in England is “not fit for purpose” according to a report from...

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