In a competitive marketplace, organisations often seek more from staff, but walk a fine line attracting the best talent for the right price. When digital and social skills are highly sought after, should organisations pay for the privilege? Roger Christie explores the concept of employee ‘social capital’
For years HR and corporate affairs teams have fought to keep employee social media activities under wraps. In the ongoing war for talent, what would be gained if they stopped? Roger Christie investigates
Onboarding is a critical yet often overlooked aspect of bringing people into an organisation. Karen Evans shares her tips to engage new employees and ensure they stay with the business.
Research suggests that many recruitment processes reject suitable candidates for front-line sales, service and customer service roles before they reach interview stage. Sean Howard, managing director of Talent Q, outlines the potential damage caused by using cost-effective but blunt 'weapons of mass rejection'
Chris McDonald provides his tips for creating online job ads that work.
Employers who take too long in their recruitment process risk losing their star candidates to other (more speedy) offers.
Looking for the bright, breezy, cheerful candidate? Scared of the guy who seems to have had a lot of knocks? One top CEO says your priorities are backwards
Outsourcing can be a winner for business – but only so long as you get the balance right
There are a number of options that may be available to an employer to require an employee to attend a medical examination
It is possible to lawfully dismiss an employee who has been absent for a long period. However, careful considerations need to be made
What happens if an employer makes a drafting mistake on an employee's contract, like adding an extra zero to their salary?