Posts Tagged ‘Recruitment’
9 Ways to Reduce Unconscious Bias from the Recruitment Process
Research conducted by The Guardian shows that members of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities are far more likely to have negative experiences — especially at work — compared to white people. For example, 58% of the surveyed people from underrepresented backgrounds reported being overlooked for a job or promotion in a way that felt…Read More
8 Key Recruiting Metrics And How To Measure Them
As a recruiter, what kinds of recruiting metrics do you look at regularly? Are you monitoring any metrics at all? If you want to streamline the recruitment process and see the best results from your efforts, metrics matter. Read on to learn more about the importance of measuring recruitment metrics and discover the top metrics…Read More
7 Simple Steps to Boost Your Candidate Engagement
You spend a lot of time thinking about employee engagement, but do you ever consider candidate engagement and how it might be affecting your hiring process? Improving candidate engagement is essential if you want to level up your company’s hiring process and have an easier time bringing on qualified candidates. Read on to learn more…Read More
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: What is the difference?
Even though people from ethnic minority groups are just as qualified as their white peers, white employees in the United Kingdom are most likely to be promoted. These days, diversity, equity, and inclusion (or DEI for short) are hot-button topics among a lot of businesses in the UK. At the same time, though, many employers…Read More
Potential vs. Experience: Which is more important in hiring?
In the 4th quarter of 2021, the number of job vacancies in the UK increased by 462,000 and reached a record high of over 1.2 million. Companies all over the country are struggling with recruitment as well as employee retention. If this is true for your business, it might be time to rethink the way…Read More
How to Calculate and Improve Your Employee Retention Rate
On average, businesses in the United Kingdom have an employee turnover rate of 15%. Is your company’s number lower than this? If so, don’t assume you’re in the clear. There’s a little more that goes into calculating your retention and turnover rates and assessing your company culture. Read on to learn how to calculate your…Read More
Upskilling Your Workforce: Why is it more important than ever?
Research shows that in nearly 75% of cases, businesses see improvements in performance, productivity, and profitability when they invest in upskilling and reskilling their employees. Are you interested in closing skill gaps and prioritising continuous training and development for your team? Are you unsure of where to begin? Read on to learn more about the…Read More
The Great Resignation…or The Great Opportunity?
According to the latest data, the resignation rate among UK workers has reached its highest point since 2009. What employers have dubbed “The Great Resignation” and “The Big Quit” appears to be in full swing. Perhaps it’s time to change the way business owners and managers think about all those employees who are quitting. Instead…Read More
How to Create an Ideal Candidate Profile
In the past, when you’ve written job descriptions for your company, have you had a specific type of person in mind? Were you just hoping that someone would apply for the job so you could fill the position as quickly as possible? If you haven’t taken the time to create an ideal candidate profile, you…Read More
5 Simple Tips for Writing Inclusive Job Descriptions
In the UK, the employment rate for ethnic minorities is 62.8%. In comparison, the employment rate for white workers is 75.6%. Does your company need to diversify? Are you having a hard time recruiting talent of different genders, ethnicities, and other cultural groups? If so, a lack of inclusivity in your job descriptions could be…Read More