Recruitment

Index here items on the recruitment process, recruitment law, policy and methods, online recruitment, costs of recruitment, recruitment advertising, recruitment agencies, consultants and executive search, graduate recruitment, shortlists, competency-based recruitment, application forms, curriculum vitae, and internal recruitment.

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    Firms fail to realise full potential of online recruitment

    Employers are not using the Internet effectively as a recruitment tool because they have misconceptions about online jobseekers, according to a report by iLogos Research. Perception vs Reality: Jobseeker Behavior Online,...

    Make a marque

    Companies seeking to build strong brands pump a considerable amount of resources into marketing, advertising and PR activities. Yet these very same companies often ignore what can be the most powerful ingredient of an enduring...

    Wel.com aboard

    Graduates hoping to join British Airways’ “Leaders for business” management training programme this year were told that they had to apply via e-mail only. When BA received 5,000 applications instead of the...

    Innovation key to staffing issues

    In today’s recruitment climate, employers are having to take more creative and innovative approaches to finding and retaining the right people. Changing skill requirements and a buoyant market for jobseekers means that...

    E-recruitment is powerful weapon in war for talent

    Employers shouldn’t expect the global economic downturn to end the war for talent, a US market analyst has warned. “The war for talent is again going to become a key issue for employers,” Michael Beebe,...

    The end of recruitment as we know it?

    Proposed legislation to prevent recruitment agencies from billing clients for giving permanent contracts to temporary workers threatens to undermine the role of UK recruitment consultants. Supporters say that it will make...

    Import duty

    The debate over the pros and cons of overseas recruitment is escalating. On one side stand the unions, fretting about short-term contracting, a lack of investment in training and wage undercutting. They are in an unexpected...

    How Ericsson gets its employees to miss the bus

    Ericsson is operating in a labour market so competitive that it has seen rival companies parking “recruitment buses” outside its plants, the conference was told. Britt Reigo, the telecom giant’s senior vice...

    Are you the employer of the year?

    The search is on for 2001’s Employer of the Year. The awards, sponsored by Parents at Work, Lloyds TSB and the DfEE, will consist of 33 regional awards as well as a series of national awards. They will be granted to...

    Scottish window of opportunity

    Sixteen leading financial services companies have set up an organisation to combat skills shortages north of the border. Scottish Investment Operations (SIO) will develop training programmes, career structures and recruitment...