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Want to attract the best talent? Then stop sucking at hiring!

Tech employers are unwittingly losing a key source of pipeline talent - women! Hiring processes are putting young women graduates off applying for roles. This post looks at why this is happening and offers solutions.

Article by: Dr Parves Khan | Published: 14 September 2023

THE COST OF TALENT – FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH – Issue 226 – August 2023 | Article of the Week

As change hurtles towards the way we operate and do business - from AI advancement to remote working, superseding known convention at warp speed - perhaps the answers lie in the exuberance of youth? In attracting and retaining the understanding that resides in young talent, a meaningful, visible and preferably rapid pathway to a seat on the Board will inject younger perspectives and understanding into the boardroom, that could deliver the digital knowhow, diverse outlooks and innovative thinking that gains the important competitive edge.


How to ‘sell’ your business to attract top talent

What is an elevator pitch? It’s you introducing yourself and what your company does in a succinct and interesting way. That first impression is essential to ensuring the best candidates are interested in joining you and your company.

Article by: Rob King, Founder and CEO - The Client Key | Published: 2 August 2023

Tackling the top four recruitment challenges

From conducting comprehensive background checks to embracing HR technology, the key is to stay ahead of the curve and leverage the latest tools, data, and techniques. It’s important for employers to know that there are proven strategies that can help to navigate the hiring landscape, find the perfect fit for your organisation and reduce hiring attrition rates.

Article by: Alina Howe-Jones HRDi Market Engagement & Consultancy Director - Background Checking | Published: 23 July 2023

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Global benchmark survey results highlight positivity from UK businesses

The newly released 2023 Global Benchmark Report* is based on the survey responses of more than 2,000 human resource, risk, and talent acquisition professionals worldwide. In this the 16th annual global survey, the report analyses responses from these professionals to identify global background screening, talent acquisition, and workforce management trends. It provides a regional side-by-side comparison of the global survey responses, benchmarks findings against the past years’ survey data and includes global and regional overviews from HireRight’s business leaders in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), North America, Asia-Pacific (APAC) and India, and Latin America.

Article by: Steve Girdler, Global Managing Director and Head of Corporate Responsibility - HireRight | Published: 16 June 2023

Is the role of the manager in career progression dead?

Managers have traditionally been who employees turn to when looking to progress their careers. But, with increasing advancements in technology now offering people the chance to explore alternative options, has the manager's role in career progression been downgraded to Plan B?

Article by: Mike Bollinger, Global VP, Strategic Initiatives, - Cornerstone | Published: 7 June 2023

The talent function of the future

We live in exciting times. Rapid technological advancements are coming thick and fast, forcing us to reassess conventions and ways of working that we once took for granted. Talent professionals feel this pressure acutely. As managing director of Cpl’s Talent Evolution Group, one of Ainé Fanning's jobs is to evaluate these trends and design talent strategies that will be effective well into the future. In this article, Ainé breaks down how an organisation’s talent function is likely to change in the months and years to come.

Article by: Áine Fanning - Cpl’s Talent Evolution Group | Published: 2 June 2023

There’s more to coaching than essential operational skills

With a tight labour market and a challenging economic climate ahead of us, and firms eager to hold on to their top talent, coaching is a key areas that businesses can invest in to support their high performing employees.

Article by: Michael Barrington-Hibbert, founder and CEO = Barrington Hibbert Associates | Published: 26 May 2023

How to build an RVP (Relationship Value Proposition)

Francesca’s piece explores why it’s critical for businesses today to embrace the Relationship Value Proposition (RVP) and how this approach can help companies differentiate themselves in times of stiff talent competition. For too long, companies have focused on the traditional Employer Value Proposition rather than the reciprocal, multidimensional, and constantly evolving RVP.

Article by: Francesca Campalani, Global Head - Talent Marketing - Randstad Enterprise | Published: 12 May 2023

The essential components of a talent review process

At its core, the talent review process includes five closely related components: (1) talent profile, (2) talent evaluation, (3) talent identification, (4) succession planning, and (5) talent conversation. In this article, we propose that having completed a robust talent review process, organizations should seek to measure the effectiveness of the process at three levels: (i) input, (ii), output, and (iii) outcome.

Article by: Cheri Bhengra, CEAT Limited; Charles Carvalho, CEAT Limited; Fallan Kirby Carvalho, Tata Institute of Social Sciences; Sheldon Carvalho - Universidad de los Andes | Published: 14 April 2023