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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    TV review: Inside John Lewis

    Date broadcast: Wednesday 10 March, 9pm Channel: BBC2   Given recent  Tory proposals for public-sector co-operatives, this three-part documentary series is a timely look at how a partnership model is working in the...

    Keeping it real

    “Building authentic organisations” is the topic under discussion in this month’s CIPD podcast. It will look at the issue of “brand alignment” – being the same organisation internally as that presented to the outside world...

    Breakthrough Breast Cancer creates board-level HR role

    Breakthrough Breast Cancer has created a new board-level HR role, which it says will help to promote its new brand values through the people strategy. The charity is seeking to appoint a director of people & OD in the...

    Bank earns three stars in Best Companies list

    Banking based on integrity, rather than profit-driven bonuses, has been the watchword for the only bank to have earned three stars in this year’s Best Companies list. Fairbairn Private Bank maintained its three-star...

    Graduates ‘don’t recognise most FTSE companies’

    Major employers are failing to recruit top graduates because their weak branding means they are not recognised by candidates, research has revealed. A survey of graduate perceptions by recruitment website GradFutures.com...

    HR and marketing synergies

    How can, and why should, organisations integrate their internal (employee) and external (customer) marketing to recognise higher expectations of corporate social responsibility (CSR)? Methodology More than 20 research...

    Employee branding

    Within the competitive world of management ideas, employee engagement is emerging as the master key that unlocks performance. Successive research exercises over the past five or six years, including a large amount of work...

    Beware the savings trap

    In difficult economic times, cutting graduate intake can seem like a money-saving exercise, yielding immediate results. However, firms must be careful not to fall into the trap of the last recession and end up with a dearth...

    CIPD launches branding guide

    Employer branding does not have to suffer when costs are tight, according to a new guide on the subject published by the CIPD. Firms can maintain a “positive presence in the recruitment market” to keep their brand strong...

    Making the business case for workforce planning

    Plan ahead Redundancies have been an “easy” reaction to past recessions, but three-quarters of organisations that downsized post-9/11 reported that it damaged their subsequent growth. Workforce planning is often badly done...