New research by leading UK pharmaceutical company, MSD, has revealed that when it comes to work, money is not everything. In an online survey of 2,000 people aged over 18, three quarters (74 percent) of young workers (18-34) and 66 percent of over 35-year-olds would be happier working for a company with a positive impact and purpose in the world.
Published: 30 September 2018
The challenge of finding, retaining and developing talent has been long since bemoaned by employers and, perhaps unsurprisingly, over half of EMEA businesses have labelled this as their biggest business challenge for 2018, according to HireRight’s 2018 EMEA Employment Screening Benchmark Report.
Published: 18 August 2018
The Early Talent market is changing and becoming increasingly competitive. In fact, in 2017, the number of students planning to go to university fell to its lowest level in 8 years. Companies are having to adapt and evolve to this changing marketplace where competition and demands are high.
Published: 11 August 2018
The question of whether the UK is developing a workforce that has the appropriate skills and attitudes to meet the demands of businesses now and in the future is likely to be in the news over the coming weeks in connection with the ongoing discussions about access to talent post-Brexit.
Published: 10 August 2018
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.
Published: 14 June 2018
We always talk of onboarding as a process, but in order to hire the best talent in any market, we need to think more holistically about the candidate’s experience when joining a business. We should want to ensure an employee will move from new hire to prospective leader in a single positive experience.
Published: 10 June 2018
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 - Wilburystratton.com
Published: 8 June 2018
Many of the UK’s ‘smart talent’ employees unable to reach their full potential at work. The expectations of the UK’s most driven, ambitious employees – smart talent. Top employees feel held back at work; 96 percent claim being unable to contribute their full set of skills and strengths. digital technologies are key to enhancing their experiences and ability to contribute at work.
Published: 6 June 2018
Once you’ve identified your organisation’s top talent, how can you ensure these valuable individuals stick around? For businesses that have identified the ‘top talent’ – the people with the capability to steer your organisation towards future success and create long-term, sustainable growth - holding on to these individuals can be quite a challenge.
Published: 22 May 2018
One of HR's most pressing challenges in the war for talent, is to meet the needs and expectations of people demanding better experiences in the workplace, with all the agility and flexibility that is expected. Progressive companies that take this seriously are the ones attracting and keeping the best as they shift from HR to ‘people’ science.
Published: 17 May 2018