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Employers should formulate a job description when recruiting to a new position. When recruiting to an existing position, the employer should review the job description to ensure that it is up to date.
The job description should set out accurately the duties and responsibilities of the post and should be used with a person specification to identify the most suitable candidate.
29 May 2020
Recruiters that were prompted to consider flexible working when posting a job were 20% more likely to list flexible work...
21 May 2020
Contact tracers report major technical and organisational obstacles in training.
30 Apr 2020
How can businesses attract and recruit the best candidates when everyone's working at home?
9 Mar 2020
Written particulars upgrade from next month: what employers need to know.
4 Feb 2020
Research published today shows that 36% of UK employees report having a “low-quality” job.
Analysis of the Household Longitudinal Study...
10 Sep 2019
Despite many employers making efforts to improve their candidate experience, some still fall short on the simplest aspects. Lee Biggins,...
13 Jun 2019
A bizarre job advert calling for “creatives” to apply for a role at a hotel chain attracted plenty of online...
2 Apr 2019
If a witness in a disciplinary procedure wishes to remain anonymous, how can the employer balance their privacy against the...
22 Mar 2019
More and more employers are turning towards blind recruitment methods such as removing names from CVs to reduce bias. But...
15 Jan 2019
In the world of modern dating, few things leave the sting of confusion and despair as much as being ghosted....
10 Dec 2018
A communications assistant to the Royal Household, Princess Anne’s private secretary and “astronaut readiness project manager” were among the most...
7 Oct 2013
It has been said that people do not want to feel like marketing targets. It is true that people don’t...
7 Dec 2010
Intellectual property (IP) clauses are used in employment contracts, as well as contracts with contractors and consultants, in order to...
18 Aug 2009
In the current climate, recruitment is the last thing that organisations are thinking about. There is more talk about staff...