Generation Z

It's that time of year when it's either good to look back or better to look to the future. What with Brexit, Trump and the EU troubles in 2016 we have taken the - somewhat - safer topic of looking at the coming generation - Generation Z. Read More...

Quizzes - engagement vs selection

We have a look at online tools to engage candidates on career sites. The post also features the latest quiz from the BBC that allows you to compare yourself with a world leader and we take a look at MI5's recruitment game. Read More...

Video in Recruitment

We have talked about Video before. Both as a means of communicating and providing content on your careers site and as an online interview tool. This is a further post on video as a content tool and we are showcasing a few examples as we go through which we hope will inspire you. Read More...

Will we be replaced by robots…?

There has been a lot of comment on robots so far this year. Whilst the idea that robots might ,or will, replace humans is not exactly a new idea. It seems to us that it is moving more centre stage rather than just a fringe science fiction type concept.
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So will your job be replaced by a robot – or if not an actual human looking robot - by technology? Will you need less workers in your organisation in the future and more tech...? Read More...

Brexit...?!

What is going on? What will it all mean? Does it mean imminent collapse for the UK? “An EUpocalypse for Europe” – no hint of hysteria there…?! (not our comment by the way).

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Why do Employees Leave you?

For this post we are looking at situations and issues where you feel you are having to replace too many employees. Especially the ones you don’t want to lose.
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The Dark Triad: Narcissim, Psychopathy, Machivellianism

A post about 3 of the more problematic traits you probably don't want in your candidates. Together they are being referred to as the "Dark Triad". With conventional psychometric tests and interviews fairly ineffectual at uncovering them coupled with the havoc such employees can wreak within an organisation it's an important topics for recruiters. Read More...

April Fool

A follow-up post to our one on ‘April Fool at Work’ last year.

More around the implications of April Fools pranks within the workplace. Includes a suggested set of “rules for the workplace” to help those in HR having to deal with the possible consequences as well as some choice examples Read More...

Generation Y - The Millenials

An overview on this much talked about generation from a workplace and employment perspective. This is an important group and there are lots of perceptions real and imagined out there. We think it is worth questioning your work practices as to how they might fit this generation.
Note, we are always wary of applying a group generalisation to individuals - the generalisations are necessarily broad and certainly will not apply to many individuals. So please be circumspect in how you may interpret and apply the material enclosed. Read More...

Internet Explorer - Web Browsers...

Microsoft last week announced it has stopped support for many of the versions of Internet explorer - its web browser. What are the implications for those still using it - especially corporate users in HR? Read More...