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 grasp web recruitment opportunities’

    A significant number of the UK’s blue-chip firms have yet to develop online recruitment, though it is quickly becoming the most popular way for graduates to find jobs. A survey of the FTSE-100 companies revealed that...

    IPD recruitment advertising awards

    Entries are being sought for the IPD Recruitment Advertising Grand Prix Awards 2000, which are to be held at the Millennium Dome on 27 June. The awards are for the most innovative use of recruitment advertising in the current...

    DfEE warned to keep it flexible

    The government’s new employment zones could be doomed to failure, because lessons from the test programme have been ignored, according to those involved in running the pilot scheme. Scheduled to be launched in the spring...

    Domestic product

    As we enter the new century, two images characterise working at home: one historic and the other futuristic. The contrast between them fuels the current debate about the relocation of work activities away from offices and...

    Skills crisis forces rethink

    While the UK will continue to benefit from the imported skills of European footballers, skills shortages in other areas of the economy have prompted the government to look further afield. Days after the EU upheld football’s...

    Employers still distrust online recruitment

    Old habits die hard, said speakers at People Management’s own fringe meeting, which addressed the issue of recruitment into the next century. Don McIntosh, UK general manager of Top Jobs on the Net, opened with a thought...

    Recruitment agencies told to adapt or face extinction

    Recruitment agencies have been handed a hard-hitting ultimatum from one of the key players in the industry, which has warned that failure to adapt to reforms could bring about their extinction. Keith Faulkner, company secretary...

    The last word on employer branding

    I have read your various recruitment advertising correspondents’ views on employer branding, but fear they are missing the point about what it is and so risk confusing your readers. As the originator of the concept...

    Induction

    Author Alan Fowler Publisher IPD (01752 202301) Price £9.95 ISBN 0 85292 814 9 One of the IPD’s Good Practice series, this volume covers all aspects of the induction process, from what it is and why it is important...

    The Employment Interview Handbook

    Book Editors Robert Eder and Michael Harris Publisher Sage (0171 374 0645) Price £14.99 ISBN 0 7619 0649 5 This is a textbook aimed at students in HR management and organisational psychology and also researchers and...