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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Myth Busting RPO

At times, everyone can be guilty of over-complicating jobs and hobbies. What initially is set out as a straightforward task or relaxing personal pursuit can be loaded down with to-do lists and questions.

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Webinar: Candidates are Consumers, Too

A great hiring experience won’t just help you to attract the best talent on the market to your business. It will also help your organisation to nurture the customers who buy your products and services. These days, your employer and consumer brand are interdependent.

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Report: Add to Cart – Candidates Are Consumers, Too

The experience that candidates have during the hiring process can have far reaching implications. Employer brand and consumer brand are inextricably linked, and a positive candidate experience makes individuals more likely to purchase an organisation’s products or services. A negative candidate experience, however, can have the exact opposite effect.

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Infographic: How Candidates Prefer You To Use Hiring Technology

Technology has the potential to provide a better candidate experience during the recruitment process, but it’s no substitute for human interaction.

At a time when 50% of large UK employers are struggling to fill jobs due to a lack of qualified talent, it’s imperative that companies engage with the right candidates in the right way.

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Report: Siri, Find Me a New Job

Companies are facing an unprecedented scarcity of workers. The global talent shortage is at a 12-year high, with 45% of employers globally reporting difficulty finding the skills they need. Qualified candidates are harder than ever to find, and many employers are addressing this challenge by investing in a range of technology tools designed to help them prospect, screen and engage candidates.

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Report: 2018 Talent Shortage Survey

The UK is in the grips of an extensive talent shortage; with unemployment at a level not seen since the mid 1970’s and job vacancies continuing to grow. At the same time, technology is transforming how work gets done, creating demand for new skills which employers are struggling to find.

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