Author Archives: Crooton Team

Eight ways to improve your logistics recruitment strategy

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To say that the logistics industry is facing challenging times is an understatement. Indeed, the difficulties of recruiting logistics workers have become the subject of numerous newspaper headlines and conversations over the dinner table. Logistics firms are currently facing difficulties from every direction. The pandemic has led to an explosion in online shopping, increasing demand […]

How diverse is the NHS, and how can the healthcare sector improve minority representation?

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Diversity is hugely important in recruitment. It has benefits for staff, organisations, patients, and society in general. As one of the largest employers in the world, the NHS really should be leading the charge in diverse recruitment. But is it? We’re going to examine the current picture of diversity and representation within the NHS and […]

Eight tips to reduce bias in your interview process

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The topic of diversity, equality, and inclusion is everywhere these days, and rightly so. Employers finally realise that diversity in their workforce isn’t just about looking good. It’s essential for improving productivity and avoiding costly staff turnover. Quite simply, diversity is good for your business. In our previous posts on this topic, we’ve talked about […]

Seven tips to shake up your approach to healthcare recruiting

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Recruitment in all sectors is reaching record levels, with the Great Resignation in full swing. Nowhere is this more clearly in evidence than in healthcare. The pandemic has highlighted to many the deep debt society owes to healthcare workers. Still, it has also led to more stress and increasingly difficult working conditions for the same […]

The state of recruitment in the education sector and what to watch for in 2022

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The pandemic wreaked havoc in many industries, and the education sector was no exception. Education has been hit particularly hard. Almost overnight, teachers and education assistants had to plan and deliver lessons online. Students of all ages had to swiftly adapt and get familiar with video conferencing software like Zoom. No longer sitting next to […]

The state of diversity and inclusion in the UK workplace

It feels like everyone’s talking about diversity and inclusion at the moment, and rightly so. Discussions about improving diversity and what steps we can take to make our workplaces safe and inclusive are vital. But it’s also essential that we don’t miss the first step. Before we can really understand and address Diversity, Equity, and […]

Four examples of modern recruitment best practices leading into 2022

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As we move towards 2022 and away from the uncertainty of the past few years, we’re keen to focus on what we have learned and embrace the changes we see around us. Recruitment has changed since 2019. Dramatically so. Once seen as the province of a privileged few, remote work is now mainstream, and hybrid […]

How to talk about diversity and inclusion & four talking points to help

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Diversity and inclusion are important issues that need total buy-in from your whole team. This can often mean having difficult conversations about tricky topics. Managers often have to walk a delicate line, ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to express themselves and feel heard while also ensuring that their workplace remains a safe and welcoming […]

Trends influencing the finance recruitment world and how to leverage them

As we move towards the end of 2021, many HR and hiring managers are taking the opportunity to reflect on how recruitment has changed during a turbulent few years. Many areas of work may be getting back to a semblance of normal, but some of the changes we’ve seen may last longer. Let’s look at […]