Induction

An effective induction programme can help to ensure that new employees settle in well, and gain an understanding of the organisation and its policies, procedures and culture as early as possible. It also gives employees a full opportunity quickly to become effective and motivated team members.


Lockdown recruitment in a risk-averse sector: Tim Skipper interview

Recruiting the right person for the right role is never an easy challenge. But doing it at a time when...

Why virtual onboarding can still be a warm welcome

9 Sep 2020

It may be a tough labour market at the moment, but a number of key sectors continue to hire and...

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HR in a pandemic: How three companies dealt with a surge in demand

2 Jul 2020

For organisations up and down the country, Covid-19 has put considerable strain on HR. Many in the profession are facing...

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BAE Systems: Why Covid-19 hasn’t stopped us taking on apprentices

29 Jun 2020

Although most organisations have frozen recruitment while they focus on recovery, BAE Systems is bucking the trend by going ahead...

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Why graduate recruitment doesn’t need to be on lockdown

12 May 2020

Although some organisations may be putting graduate recruitment and internships on hold to reduce cost, there’s no reason why they...

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Seven ways to create an awesome candidate experience

10 Sep 2019

Despite many employers making efforts to improve their candidate experience, some still fall short on the simplest aspects. Lee Biggins,...

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Guide to inclusive recruitment

30 Jul 2019

PROMOTED | Inclusion is a key issue for any recruitment professional, but how can you make sure your business is doing all it can to attract, and retain, a wide-range of talent?

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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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Employee experience: Seven dos and don’ts of effective onboarding

3 Oct 2017

A recent survey found that more than a third of companies do not have a robust induction policy for new...

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How to improve employee attraction, onboarding and retention (webinar)

2 Jun 2017

ON DEMAND | One in four new hires leave in their first year, costing the equivalent of a year’s salary to replace them....

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Six ways every employer should be using video (webinar)

9 May 2017

ON DEMAND | Tues 6 June 2017, 2pm. We explore six ways that employers should use video – and not just in their L&D...

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Senior leaders getting more involved in onboarding

19 Apr 2016

Onboarding has become increasingly strategic – with senior leaders playing a far more central role – according to research from...

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How to make video technology work beyond recruitment

15 Jan 2016

Using video for hiring interviews is growing in popularity, but how can organisations expand how they use this versatile technology?...

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How HR can support IT with information security

6 Nov 2015

Typically data security is the realm of the IT department, but HR can make a huge difference to protecting vital...

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Getting off to a good start with temporary staff induction

22 May 2015

Many employers focus their induction efforts on permanent staff, but a new online onboarding system can help them ensure that...

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