Data released by Companies House shows there were fewer new businesses started in 2017 than the previous year. However, research shows that this hasn’t affected technology firms – in fact the number of new tech start-ups increased by 60% last year. To put it another way, a staggering 10,016 programming and software development businesses were launched in the UK in 2017.
Tackling the different ideologies of the ever-growing multigenerational workforce is probably the most onerous task for HR managers. Dealing with people of varying generations under one roof requires exceptional tactics. Hence, one of the easiest ways to learn these strategies is to opt for online employee training software. These e-learning tools are handy and have proven to be useful in training both managers and employees to maintain a peaceful and cohesive workforce.
More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/multi-generational-workforce/
As graduation season comes and goes, another class of young professionals will soon be entering the job market. Recruiters will have a whole new group of 20-somethings to hire for entry-level jobs and groom for career success.
You’re likely already familiar with how Millennials and Generation Z differ from the older professionals in your workplace.
Early reporting suggests that, compared to past generations, today’s younger workers are less concerned with money and more focused on gaining skills and having meaningful early employment experiences. They’re thinking about the long game. By making your summer workplace experience skills-focused, you can appeal to younger workers and staff up more efficiently for the summer season.
More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/summer-job-candidates/
We speak to Charlotte Clark and the Head of Talent Development at The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). She is responsible for positioning APSCo’s UK & International Talent Development division as the recruitment profession’s ‘go to’ source of high quality, credible training and talent development courses. All of which are developed and delivered by recruitment and training experts and lead to recognized qualifications which help individuals achieve their full potential throughout their recruitment careers.
Gender equality has been under a harsh spotlight for some time now, with pitiful percentages of women in upper management and inexplicable differences in pay. Sure, we’ve made significant progress in the last 100 years, but diversity is still a huge issue and we can’t afford to stop pushing forward.
There are many, many ways in which you can make your workplace a more hospitable place for diversity – not only women. Here are just five!
More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/get-more-women-into-your-workforce/
So sure, I know that it’s the objective of in-house recruitment teams, to reduce the cost of third party expenditure, and recruitment agencies are top of the list. However, against all those odds, the agency industry continues to thrive and in fact, grow year on year.
If this expenditure is a concern but still a necessity, then we need to re-look at the engagement with the more positive and productive words; ‘investment’ and ‘value’
More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/questions-you-should-ask-you-agency/
Summer, 2001. Do you remember it?
2001 was the year that the first Harry Potter movie came out and delighted audiences watched Harry as he realized he’d been admitted to Hogwarts. And Legally Blonde’s Elle Woods used a homemade VHS tape to get into Harvard. Train’s Drops of Jupiter blasted through the airwaves, and orange-tan teens bounced around America’s then-bustling shopping malls in matching terry cloth track suits.
If I had planted a tree by my house every time a hiring manager complained that they had hired less qualified candidates after spending so much time and effort in the process, I’d be living in a forest right now.
The best candidates stay available for ten days at most. 60% candidates don’t complete time-taking application processes. And, more than 75% professionals who fit your idea of the perfect candidate are passive, i.e. not actively looking for a job right now.
It’s the social media platform of choice for recruiters everywhere – and little wonder, given the fantastic networking opportunities that LinkedIn affords its 500 million users.
However, if you’re one of the many recruiters guilty of these four common LinkedIn mistakes, you could be seriously damaging your chances of securing top talent or winning valuable business through social recruiting.