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Future-proofing company culture

With half of UK employers concerned about the number of permanent candidates available, it’s no wonder that the recruitment industry continues to grow rapidly. As recruiters themselves are struggling with the quality of hire and talent scarcities, recruitment companies must foster a workforce that’s competitively productive and efficient.

Article by: Mark McAinsh | Published: 12 August 2018

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Ghosting – a recruitment nightmare for HR

There’s a worrying trend creeping into recruitment that’s showing no signs of disappearing anytime soon and is causing HR professionals a major headache.Ghosting, a term once exclusively used in the dating world to describe a person who unexpectedly ceases communication with a potential suitor with no previous warning, is fast filtering into the workplace.

Article by: Hollie Ryan | Published: 1 August 2018

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Our American cousins and that “special” relationship

Of course, it would be a mistake to simply replicate the US process in the UK and vice versa. Indeed, what works in one regional area, won’t necessarily work in another, but there are some best practices being deployed in the US which may very well translate to the UK market.

Article by: Charles Hipps | Published: 14 June 2018

Brexit haven? The pros and cons of businesses locating to Dublin

The country boasts some of the highest education rates in Europe and the city itself is home to a young, cosmopolitan and highly qualified population, willing to work for wages well below London rates. Enter JPMorgan, Facebook and Google, which are just a few of the numerous companies confirmed to be doubling down on already-significant operations in Dublin. CONTRIBUTOR Dan Chester, Managing Director -

Article by: Dan Chester | Published: 8 June 2018

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How to manage large volumes of recruitment

Many businesses in the UK experience large volumes of recruitment, you may need to hire or recruit large teams, graduate programmes, seasonal demands or regular recruiting, and so making sure you have the best recruitment processes in place to reach, manage and secure the right candidates quickly could easily mean the difference between success and failure.

Article by: Richard Clarke | Published: 26 April 2018

What will dominate the future of recruitment?

The biggest trends set to change how recruiters hire this year are diversity, reinventing the interview process, data and artificial intelligence. The annual report surveyed over 8,800 recruiters and hiring managers from 39 countries to understand these trends and help recruitment teams prepare for 2018. This is According to LinkedIn’s latest Global Recruiting Trends report.

Article by: Jon Addison | Published: 14 February 2018

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Recruiter battle for strongest graduates grows in intensity

The recruiter battle for the strongest graduates is becoming so intense with students more empowered than ever before – making engagement and candidate experiences the top recruiter priorities, according to two industry leaders. In a study of almost one million applicants and excerpts of responses from almost 40,000 business students across four international regions.

Article by: Charles Hipps | Published: 5 February 2018

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Graduate Recruitment Trends 2018

So what trends will dominate in 2018? With more and more first-class graduates entering the recruitment market, it’s increasingly difficult to identify the high calibre talent employers are looking for. That’s why recruitment will be focusing more on key behaviours in 2018, rather than qualifications and educational background.

Article by: Charlie Taylor | Published: 21 January 2018

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The impact of awards on recruitment – A signal to attract top-talent

What is a company without its employees?  The heart and soul of every great company is its people and the most successful organisations are those which recruit the right people.  People with passion, drive, and a shared sense of purpose. Recruitment can be the difference between success and failure. Between expanding or stagnating; being a leader or lagging behind.

Article by: City and Guilds Group | Published: 15 January 2018