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Building relationships in the tech-led world of recruitment

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

Digital technology has transformed recruitment over the past 25 years, paving the way for faster communications with candidates and clients. However, with the growing number of channels available, James Stewart, director of business systems at Macildowie, says recruiters should never lose sight of the thing that matters most – human relationships. Young recruiters, taking their first […]

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Private sector IR35: What recruiters need to know

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

If you recruit contractors, consultants or any other kind of temporary staff for your private sector clients, then you’ll know that there is an ongoing government consultation, the outcome of which could change the way you work. This consultation concerns the tax reforms of last year, known as IR35, which were created specifically for the […]

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Being seen to be compliant – Part 2

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

The second part of ‘Being seen to be compliant’ takes a further look at issues that agencies need to be up-to-date with, in light of the government’s recent initiatives to stamp out poor practices. Julia Kermode, chief executive of the Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA), reveals what these are and how agencies can avoid […]

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Being seen to be compliant – Part 1

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

There is a clear appetite to rid our sector of poor practice and, given the current political climate and a raft of media exposure around ethics and exploitation, it will be no surprise to anyone that supply chain compliance is set to get tougher. There is a raft of government activity underway all set to […]

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What’s your talent acquisition strategy?

By   /  June 7, 2018  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) recently revealed that employment increased to a record 75.3%, with 400,000 jobs created in the last year. This positive news, undoubtedly. But it also masks a bigger issue – a skills gap that threatens UK businesses and the wider economy, at an estimated cost of around £63 billion a […]

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Blockchain and cryptocurrencies: Reinventing the recruitment industry

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

There’s no doubt that blockchain, its properties, and the surrounding cryptocurrencies are not only here to stay, they are here to disrupt. When you think of anything concerning technology and finance, you may as well consider what industries it will impact. It’s safe to say that blockchain and crypto will impact every industry, including recruitment. […]

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The jobs that millennials want the most (and how to attract them)

By   /  May 3, 2018  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

Despite their reputation, ‘millennials’ are fast becoming the most sought-after workers in today’s job market. The vast majority of Generation Y that I have encountered in the workplace have been hard working, likeable, multitasking technology ninjas. I know what you’re thinking. Aren’t these the same self-entitled ‘moaning millennials’ we often hear about? Maybe, but I […]

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The gig economy: Transforming business for the better?

By   /  April 26, 2018  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

Emily Bain, founding director of London-based executive talent recruitment agency Bain and Gray, reveals how the growth of the gig economy has transformed their business for the better. In the last five years, we’ve seen the growth of the ‘gig economy’, typified by a far more independent, flexible workforce. This tide change in the way […]

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It’s time for a transparent talk about pay

By   /  April 12, 2018  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

Insights from the State of Salaries report 2018 The UK is renowned for several things: the royal family, rain, tea – and being reserved when it comes to talking about money. But it turns out that our reluctance to discuss finance is holding us back, at least in terms of the salaries we earn. We […]

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The gender pay gap reporting deadline – best practice for recruiters

By   /  March 22, 2018  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

Since the publication of the BBC’s top earners last year highlighted the organisation’s staggering pay gap between the wages of its highest earning men and women, the gender pay gap across all industries has continued to dominate headlines. Recently, it was reported that supermarket giant, Tesco, was facing a record £4bn equal pay claim. Despite […]

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