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How to refine your recruitment messaging strategy and nurture candidates in your pipeline

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We all want to place the very best candidates into our teams. You put a great deal of effort into identifying them and nurturing them into your pipeline, but this isn’t the end of the process. Too many companies put time and money into finding outstanding talent, then take them for granted as soon as […]

Common talent pipeline problems and how to fix them

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The talent pipeline is a recruiter’s greatest asset. Somewhere within this pipeline lies your next great new hire. Problems with your talent pipeline can offer you an early warning sign that something’s wrong with your recruitment process. Your pipeline consists of all the potential new hires who have applied for a role with your company. […]

The early impact of Brexit on UK logistics — what does it mean for recruiters?

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Two years ago, Brexit dominated the public discussion and showed no signs of going away. COVID changed all of that. With the impact of the pandemic and the associated political and social upheavals, it can be hard to remember that we’re still in the early stages of adapting to our new post-Brexit regulations. It has […]

Eight ways to improve your recruitment strategy in logistics

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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 recruitment in the healthcare sector

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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 […]