Recruitment

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    Spoilt for choice

    Working on a till or stacking shelves does not sit easily with most people’s idea of a fulfilling career. So there were some raised eyebrows when Asda was named as the top firm in last year’s Sunday Times survey of the “100...

    A public attraction

    Among the skills shortages still ravaging many parts of the labour market is a crisis in social work. The government has admitted it and every social worker knows it from the large amount of casework they carry. Yet over...

    What a waste

    Over a quarter of a century the Gallup Organization has interviewed more than a million employees worldwide to discover which factors most affect their productivity. What came out of that research was the Q12 Index – a dozen...

    Spirited responses

    The management of change is too important to be left to management alone.” So says Harry Donaldson, the senior union official representing GMB members at Glasgow-based whisky distiller John Dewar & Sons. And the company...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Littlewoods named as Employer of the Year

    The winners of the 1999 Parents at Work/ Lloyds TSB Employer of the Year awards have been announced. They are Littlewoods (coming top in the private-sector category and winning the overall title), South Lanarkshire Council...