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Year: 2018

The Art of the Pre-Hire: Delivering Assessments Your Candidates Want to Take

Clemens Aichholzer, Senior Vice President of Game-Based Assessments, HireVue, discusses why pre-hire assessments are an essential part of the hiring process – but they need to modernise so as to engage the right candidates. Pre-hire assessments are a fundamental part…

Are you inadvertently breaking the law over bribery and incentives?

Bribery, corruption and tax avoidance: Michael Meany, Compliance & Finance Manager at ePayMe, outlines how contractors, recruitment agencies and services providers could be inadvertently breaking the law. Al Capone, the notorious Chicago gangster of the Roaring Twenties, died in Alcatraz…

Cardiff based Careercake.com secures over £300,000 in latest round of funding

Cardiff-based online learning platform, Careercake, has secured over £300,000 in its latest funding round. The round has been led by existing investor the Development Bank of Wales, with additional funding from a consortium of angels including Sunnybarn Investments founded by…

Shock research reveals 81% of UK workers claim to have been bullied in work

While as adults we may think we left bullying on the playground, new research released by  TopCV, the largest CV-writing service in the world, for Anti-Bullying Week 2018 (12–16 November),  reveals that  while 45 per cent of young people experience some form of bullying…

Why ‘lavish’ public sector pensions can’t last for ever

It’s reported that, on average, public sector workers receive a pension three times larger than those in the private sector upon retirement. Stuart Price explains why he thinks this anomaly will change. Stuart, Partner and Actuary at Quantum Advisory, said:…

Stoke based Education recruiter wins APSCo Compliance+ accreditation

The Supply Register, an online portal for the recruitment of supply teachers, is celebrating achieving APSCo Compliance+ Education accreditation: a best practice quality standard recognised by the Department for Education. The young company, established in 2016, is committed to providing…

Financial group accredited by jobs network as female-friendly employer

Macquarie Group UK has joined Work180 – an international job network connecting businesses with talented women – to raise awareness of the Group¹s diversity credentials and attract diverse candidates to join the growing organisation. Macquarie is an international diversified financial services…

Five ways to save £77bn a year, by tackling presenteeism

Presenteeism rates have tripled in a decade, with 86% of organisations saying they observe people coming into work when ill compared to 26% in 2010* – it’s a serious issue and one that employers need to address. Costing UK businesses…

Inclusive Entry-Level Recruitment Vital for Future Board Diversity

Business leaders must actively engage diverse entry-level talent to overcome a crippling lack of diversity at the most senior levels of business. That is the advice from global talent acquisition and management specialist, Alexander Mann Solutions. The recommendation comes following…

Employers cite improved health, wellbeing, productivity and morale among advantages to workplace eye care

New research from Specsavers Corporate Eyecare reveals that employers believe improved health, wellbeing, productivity and morale are the biggest advantages of offering eye care. The study asked over 500 HR decision makers what they thought were the advantages to offering…