How to ‘Sell’ your Winning Employer Brand Using Diversity in Recruitment

Understanding of the business case for diversity and inclusion is not only essential for compliance, it also identifies key selling points and best practices to utilise throughout the recruitment process. As economic recovery continues in the UK, many companies are planning to take on extra employees in 2015. This inevitably presents real challenges for recruitment

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What Countries are Winning the Global War for Talent

Our friends at INSEAD released the 2014 edition of its annual Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI). The study, which focuses on the topic of ‘growing talent for today and tomorrow’, was produced in collaboration with the Human Capital Leadership Institute of Singapore (HCLI) and Adecco Group. Measuring a nation’s competitiveness based on the quality of

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Looking out for top tech talent

When I was challenged to double the size of the technology team at YouView I knew that, in a competitive technology industry, my challenge was to attract the very best candidates. Luckily, on demand TV service YouView is an easy sell as our technology teams – from developers and test engineers to project managers and

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Scottish jobs market in ‘relatively rude health’

The bank’s report found the jobs market bouncing back after slowing in November Scotland’s economic recovery is set to continue in 2015, according to Bank of Scotland chief economist Donald MacRae. His comments came as the bank’s latest Report on Jobs found Scotland’s job market was in “relatively rude health”. The final report for 2014

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Market Grows….REC’s Report on Jobs suggests candidate is gaining power.

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs has found permanent and temporary appointments rising at faster rates in December. The rate of expansion for permanent placements was strong, having picked up from November’s 18 month low, however, the number of job vacancies available to people seeking permanent roles rose at the

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Top 3 IT Recruitment Trends for 2015

Did you know that 2015 is the International Year of Light and light-based technologies? Thanks to the UNs dedicated website on the topic, we know this to be true. But aside from this niche yet vital aspect of technology, what other revelations in tech innovation can we expect 2015 to bring? Specifically, can we expect 2015 to

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