Category Archives: Recruitment and Selection

Employers must be social media ‘savvy’ to attract top talent

As more employers increasingly look to social media as an additional way to engage and attract talent, it was interesting to read about a recent study by recruitment advertising agency, TMP Worldwide, which explored graduates perception of ‘social recruiting’. The research found … Read More »

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Recruit Right and Save Money!

When economic conditions are tough, employers must make sure that what they spend on attracting talent is really delivering to counter “bad hiring costs”, says Darren James, MD of Definitive Consulting. So recruit right and save money. But the next … Read More »

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UK job market shows signs of recovery

There are signs that the UK could be recovering from the effects of the recession. The results of the latest survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and graduate recruiter KPMG found marginal increases in both permanent and temporary/contract … Read More »

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Drop in migrant workers to UK

A special report commissioned by the BBC World Service has found that the global recession has had a marked effect on international migration. Fewer people are moving abroad for work but those who are already abroad are, for the most … Read More »

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Recession prompts rise in staff engagement levels

With all the talk about increasing unemployment and redundancies, it was encouraging to read about a recent survey commissioned by Best Companies that found that the recession was increasing staff engagement levels. Best Companies, a workplace engagement specialist, conducted the … Read More »

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