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The changing face of recruitment

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

The changing face of recruitment

As he celebrates 20 years with Midlands-based recruitment consultancy Macildowie, managing director James Taylor celebrates how technology has transformed the industry – but also looks at why the skills of ‘old school’ recruiters remain as valuable as ever. Nothing stays still for long in the fast-paced world of recruitment and, as with many professions, that’s […]

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The Taylor Review recommendations: What happens now?

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

The Taylor Review recommendations: What happens now?

In late 2016, Matthew Taylor, the Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Arts, was commissioned by the Prime Minister to undertake an independent review of employment practices in the UK. A key focus of the review was to identify how those employment practices in the modern economy might need to change to keep pace […]

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Tackling gender equality and sexism in the workplace

By   /  November 30, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

Tackling gender equality and sexism in the workplace

The announcement in July of the BBC’s top earners once again threw the question of gender equality in the workplace under the spotlight. While it’s always a hot topic, the staggering pay gap between the wages of top-earning male, Chris Evans, and top-earning female, Claudia Winkleman, was met with outrage and criticism. Not only that, […]

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GDPR: What recruiters need to know for May 2018

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

GDPR: What recruiters need to know for May 2018

Graham Hansen, Associate in HRC Law’s Commercial team, knows next year’s data protection changes will impact all sectors. Some industries, however, may have more to consider when it comes to ensuring they’re compliant for next year. Here he explains more and gives recruiters three areas to focus on now to ready themselves. GDPR? The General […]

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Struggling to recruit? How to beat dwindling candidate availability

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

Struggling to recruit? How to beat dwindling candidate availability Struggling to recruit? How to beat dwindling candidate availability

Recently, the BBC along with many other publications reported that employers were finding it hard to recruit new staff following the UK labour market tightening. According to several surveys by employment agencies, there has been a quick increase in the pay rates of both permanent and temporary staff despite a dramatic fall in the number […]

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One size cannot fit all

By   /  October 26, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

One size cannot fit all

I recently had the privilege of chairing a forum on modern employment. I met a range of authoritative speakers who shared and aired their views about the changing nature of employment, the potential shape of Matthew Taylor’s new ‘dependent contractor’ and how an updated modern employment law framework is needed for today’s twenty-first century workplace. […]

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The apprenticeship levy: An opportunity to improve disabled talent pipelines

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

The apprenticeship levy: An opportunity to improve disabled talent pipelines

While the recruitment sector has, in the past, strongly voiced its reservations around the Apprenticeship Levy, a recent round table hosted by the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI) concluded that its introduction offers us a prime opportunity to improve disabled talent pipelines. We must begin by understanding what ‘disability’ means; that is, a physical or […]

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Should multiple-choice tests be used in recruitment?

By   /  September 28, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

Should multiple-choice tests be used in recruitment?

Employers using multiple-choice psychometric testing in recruitment should act with caution following the recent case of Government Legal Services (GLS) v Brookes. The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upheld the decision of an Employment Tribunal (ET) that a job applicant with Asperger’s syndrome was discriminated against by being required to sit a multiple-choice test as part […]

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Wage stagnation: How can recruiters ensure staff don’t feel underappreciated?

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

Struggling to recruit? How to beat dwindling candidate availability

Last week, the BBC released an article which showed how wage stagnation and higher costs of living are affecting particular industries’ staff. By May 2017, the average weekly pay was 0.5% lower than the same time a year earlier after inflation was taken into account; however, there have been significant ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ in terms of changes […]

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3 tips for leveraging your employer brand to recruit

By   /  August 24, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

Three tips for leveraging your employer brand to recruit

Think about the buzzwords you hear thrown around the recruitment and HR world, and employer brand is sure to come up. You probably most frequently hear it used in reference to company culture, perks and benefits. But what does it actually mean and why does it matter? Glassdoor defines employer branding as “the art of […]

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