Recruitment

  • Opinion: What is ‘social capital’ worth to your business? by

    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’

  • Opinion: What is the role of social in the war for talent? by Contributor

    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

  • Being different attracts by

    Differentiating your organisation from others in the eye of candidates is becoming more difficult. Kevin Wheeler looks at some strategies for making your organisation stand out

  • Making the most of online recruitment by

    The internet is now a widely used element of recruiting, but getting effective results requires more than just placing a standard job advertisement on a popular site and hoping for the best. Angus Kidman looks at how to make online recruiting more effective and tactics that can help improve outcomes

  • Calculating the cost of vacancies by

    The loss of key employees may cost you more than you think. John Sullivan examines whether great hires produce more revenue and profit and details strategies for measuring the dollar impact of great recruiting

  • Branding St.George Bank by

    Employer branding has gained traction recently, as more organisations face the reality of recruiting in a tight labour market and retaining the talent they already have. Teresa Russell talks with St.George Bank about the remarkable success of its 12-month-old employment brand strategy

  • Sowing the seeds of future success by

    Websites such as MySpace have redefined a generation, and HR needs to keep up with how young people communicate and work. Margaret Kubicek finds out how to catch recruits young

  • Getting your message across by

    Gone are the days when recruiters only wrote ads for broadsheet newspapers and attended university careers fairs to find new talent. Teresa Russell talks to two companies that have deployed a wide range of innovative and effective strategies to attract top talent in a highly competitive employment market

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