Although very few of us would like to think that we might judge someone by their race or gender, to some degree, we all make decisions that are influenced by bias. This is because the majority of our decisions are the result of often unconscious thought processes, and recruitment is no different.
Published: 9 May 2019
Job adverts for roles at Guidant Global do not ask about criminal convictions and clearly state that they recognise the value people with previous convictions can bring to society and an employer. Instead, candidates will be invited to declare their unspent convictions at the interview stage
Published: 29 April 2019
The report, which compared data from Q1 2019 with the same period in 2018, also found that employers are attempting to pull out all the stops to entice workers out of their current jobs, as salaries increased by a 16.7 percent year-on-year.
Published: 26 April 2019
Almost one-in-five (18 percent) of Generation Z applicants are dropping out of the recruitment process, even after being offered a job. Whilst Millennials currently make up 40 percent of the UK workforce, Generation Z are now leaving education to begin their careers and will quickly take over the Millennial workforce population.
Published: 17 December 2018
With Brexit and its potential impact on Freedom of Movement just one of the hurdles agencies face in 2019, Engage Technology Partners, has called on recruiters to streamline their compliance checking and record keeping as a matter of urgency.
Published: 13 December 2018
Millennials are currently big news for the recruitment industry - they have become the largest generation in the workforce. Millennials also prioritise job security above all else and are moving jobs less frequently than the generation before them. With unemployment at an all-time low, now is the time for recruiters to change tactics.
Published: 15 October 2018
In independent research which was commissioned by peer-to-peer recruitment platform, AnyGood?, the vast majority (90 percent) of the 1000+ individuals surveyed stated that they believed recruiters were failing to match the right applicant with the right role. Juliet Eccleston, Co-Founder - AnyGood?
Published: 25 September 2018
Employers are increasingly using HR technology to help attract and hire the best talent. Despite the widespread adoption of these tools, many businesses leaders indicate they still want a human touch for critical moments during the recruitment process, according to a report.
Published: 11 September 2018
New research lifts the lid on recruitment’s shady practices - a major new independent survey of over 1000 UK jobseekers and employers has painted a troubling picture of an unregulated industry with no barrier to entry and wildly fluctuating service levels. Contributor Juliet Eccleston, Founder - AnyGood.
Published: 24 August 2018
The boss of a temporary recruitment company has welcomed the findings of a Government report into age discrimination in the workplace. The report said the talents of more than a million people aged over 50 who want to work were being wasted because of “discrimination, bias and outdated employment practices”.
Published: 27 July 2018