Bond Dickinson have worked with schools and parents alike to educate and engage with them aboutapprenticeships as a valuable route to employee. Here Sam Lee discusses the measurements currently in place.
Employed adults polled have taken advantage of flaws in the reference checking process to boost chances of landing a job
A company has apologised to a graduate jobseeker for branding her a “home educated oddball” and “left-wing loon tree hugger” in comments accidentally attached to an email. Anna Jacobs, from Horsmonden, Kent, had applied for a position at Tonbridge-based Tecomak Environmental Services. The young jobseeker was left upset and angry when an employer called her a “one…
Being a start-up is all about design-thinking and experimentation. You try various options, test hypotheses and develop contingencies to help solve customers solutions in a creative way. Thus, when confronted with the question; “Does the CV format works?”, we decided to conduct a simple experiment of our own.
An Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that a woman with Asperger’s syndrome was discriminated against during the notoriously competitive recruitment process for the Government Legal Service (GLS).
UK shoe repair and key-cutting business Timpson recruits new staff solely according to which Mr Men characters their personalities resemble, according to the BBC.
The fast-changing world of apps, social media, video technologies, games and VR is having a dramatic impact on HR processes. How can we use digital recruitment to our advantage?
In the light of the apprenticeship levy introduction today, HRreview interviewed Claire Berrett, a British Gas qualified engineer and British Gas Apprentice of the Year 2016 on her views on apprenticeships and how her experience helped her to learn new skills. Tell us a little bit about yourself I’m 38 and from Bournemouth, and completed my…
A new instant messaging simulation game – which provides a situational judgement assessment of a candidate’s strengths, personality and abilities, in the style of WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger – has been launched by cut-e, the international talent and assessment specialist
Cagatay Guney is a HR professional with more than 20 years managerial experience in the industry. Here he discusses new shifts in recruitment technology, and gives tips on how best to use this technology to your advantage to make your recruitment process thrive.
Almost 700 jobs are under threat at Waitrose as it plans several store closures and embarks on an ambitious management restructure.
Who are millennials? How do you define a ‘millennial’? How do they differ from previous generations?
And how, as employers and business owners, can we reach, target and engage with groups of millennials?
EasyJet airline has pledged to increase the number of female pilots, setting a new target after receiving an increasing number of applications from women.
It’s a common misunderstanding to think that diversity recruiting is just a box-ticking exercise. But for providers of public services – be that government authorities or police forces etc. – the need for diversity is more critical than ever.
Today’s recruiters want their assessments to deliver four objectives: to differentiate their employer brand, to provide an engaging candidate experience, to deliver process efficiency and, most importantly, to provide robust and objective data about which candidates will thrive in the role and fit their culture.