A study by the Equality and Human Rights Commission has shown that employers still find pregnancy a “burden” in the workplace.
SMEs need to get a better grip on productivity, Close Brothers Group suggests after analysing the thoughts of 1,400 UK, French and German decision makers.
The Taylor Review was launched in July 2017 and a response from the government has been awaited since. Now it’s arrived, bosses are split over the outcome.
The media seems to be flooded with talk around gender equality, race or sexual orientation. As the world came together last month to celebrate World Religion Day, we’re once again prompted to think about the importance of embracing a diverse workforce.
January 2018 brought about a surge of job applications and these are the cities and sectors with the largest gains.
Today’s professional world is characterised by political instability and economic uncertainty – both of which are affecting how businesses hire on a daily basis. Everyday we hear further reports of the challenges British organisations are facing when it comes to finding, hiring, and retaining the best talent.
LinkedIn research has claimed “a new era of hiring” is in sight. There will no longer be an emphasis on repetitive screening – ” inefficient and mind-numbing” – and “tedious” talent searches. Instead, 2018 recruitment trends will tip towards boosting the human factor and making the interview process more efficient.
There is no doubting that recruitment is the bugbear of many managers lives. If you find that you can’t quite attract talent, you are definitely not alone.
Owners of scale-ups are always looking to the future, but as the new year dawns it brings a time for reflection. What business new year’s resolutions should entrepreneurs be taking on?
For businesses operating in industries with a skills gap, evidence shows it is time to pull out the big guns to win talent over jobseekers during an interview.
As we approach the close of the year, it’s a great time to think about your plans for business development in the next one. Do you need more skills? Are you looking to bring in new people to help grow your business?
It’s always been up to employees to “wow” the company they want to work for, but we’re starting to see a switch, with bosses fighting amongst each other to hire and retain the best high performers. Pressure has been put on the recruitment strategy.