How to know if it’s time for a career pivot

You’ve settled into a job that seems to work for you and your goals. Until you changed your mind. You are not alone. Staying in the same job for your whole career is no longer the norm. Changing university or training programmes, a role within your company or even the industry you work in is becoming more common in today’s transforming economy.

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ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey – Q4 2020

COVID-19 continues to weigh heavy on the UK employment market but there are clear signs of improvement in the final quarter of 2020, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey. While the Q4 UK Employment Outlook is -8% – a near-historic low – new data reveals a 4-point lift compared to the previous quarter. As lockdown eases and employers embrace new ways of working, the uptick is driven by stronger hiring intentions in utilities and agriculture as well positive momentum in several other key sectors.

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Shifting focus – why a recession is the right time to transform your HR technology

Covid-19 has caused many organisations to hit the emergency reset button, and in no department more so than Human Resources. Changes to working practices that would ordinarily have taken years or even decades to establish themselves, have been put in place in a matter of weeks, with HR taking a leading role in the design and implementation. This has increased the importance of HR’s input across the organisation, with many managers and individuals turning to HR for guidance on building a new normal for their teams.

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Finding Talent in Dispersed Markets

Within just a matter of months, the COVID-19 outbreak has fostered a shift away from the candidate-led markets we’ve become accustomed to, and back to one where employers can exercise more control in the hiring process. At the same time, candidates’ job preferences are changing as the news agenda tightens its gaze on the economic fallout. Employees are also switching between roles less and are more accepting of their current position, not wanting to rock the boat.

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How to support your in-house recruitment team in a changing talent market

In the UK today, in-house recruitment teams are grappling with a multitude of different issues. Some will still be on furlough as a result of recruitment freezes across their organisation. Others may just be coming up for air after an unprecedented surge in recruitment requirements. And many will be managing with fewer heads in the team than they really need – particularly as we see more redundancies taking place across sectors.

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Shatter the myth: RPO means end-to-end outsourcing

One of the most common misconceptions our clients have around Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) is that it is an all or nothing service, only available to the world’s largest companies. They think that RPO must encompass the full end-to-end components of the recruitment process, including attraction, screening, assessment, interview scheduling, onboarding, exit interviews, and the technology that underpins all of this.

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