Recruitment & retention


Internal vacancy engines: Developing the SME talent you already have

Many smaller organisations are too fast to recruit externally. They look for new talent outside rather than considering the people...

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Swipe right for the best candidate? Recruitment enters the Tinder age

Recruitment systems are evolving so candidates can use artificial intelligence to match themselves to roles in a similar way they...

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The Taylor Review: what employers need to know

The long-awaited Taylor Review of modern employment practices emerged today, introduced at a press conference hosted by Prime Minister Theresa...

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Percentage of women on executive committees stagnates

Companies with more women in senior roles have higher profit margins, an analysis of the FTSE 350 has found.


How to be an employer of choice in an increasingly competitive jobs market

How do you make your business a place where the talent you crave wants to work? Claire McCartney examines recent...

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Embrace diversity or your bottom line will suffer

Nothing embodies the diversity of 21st century Britain like London’s Gay Pride Festival. Pride teaches us that we achieve more...


Skills shortages cost businesses more than £2 billion, says Open University

Severe skills shortages in the UK cost businesses more than £2 billion in higher salaries, recruitment costs and temporary staff...

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Retention of staff

Recruitment of young people

Online recruitment

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