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of more than a million people aged over 50 who want to work were being wasted because of “discrimination, bias and outdated employment practices”.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
According to research by Robert Half, close to nine in ten business leaders (87 percent) made successful hires when evaluating cultural fit – congruent values, beliefs and outlook between the candidate and company – as well as their potential, while only 8 per cent of hires were deemed unsuccessful.
Published: 16 July 2018
Ninety-eight per cent of recruitment businesses typically receive less than two hours’ notice from a school in need of a teacher that same day, according to a survey of specialist recruiters by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). Three-quarters (77 per cent) of agencies say finding teachers quickly is the main reason schools use them to fill temporary placements.
Published: 5 July 2018
Traditionally in-house recruitment teams and/or RPO providers have delivered robust and tangible sourcing that has enabled organisations to have greater visibility of the hiring process while managing cost and process. “Increased pressure on cost, headcount and complexity in the hiring process has broken some of these models."
Published: 27 June 2018
Long, complex recruitment processes are harming businesses’ chances of securing top talent. According to the survey of 9,000 jobseekers in 11 countries across four continents, more than two-thirds (67 percent) of candidates globally have taken a second-choice job offer because their preferred employer took too long to give them an answer.
Published: 18 May 2018
Nearly all HR managers and recruiters say Brexit is impacting hiring strategies, as UK becomes less attractive to international talent. 44 percent of HR and recruitment professionals think the UK is less attractive to EU27 candidates. One third (35 percent) of recruiters have seen a decrease in hiring from France and Germany since the start of 2018.
Published: 1 May 2018