Laura Purt's Blog – March 2013 Archive (9)

Recruitment and Talent Management: It’s the people connection

No matter what your line of business, it’s the people that count. Human capital is a valuable commodity, not to be traded as an object but treated as a precious item - it’s not a business overhead but an asset. This is a topical point for CEOs and HR as shown by Mercer in their recent survey…

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Added by Laura Purt on March 28, 2013 at 1:28pm — No Comments

The Employee Value Proposition: Get in touch with its human side…

According to research undertaken by the Corporate Leadership Council an effective EVP can:

  • Increase how committed new hires are by 29%…
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Added by Laura Purt on March 26, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Recruitment Process: As candidates jump further so must recruiters…

According to research by the specialist recruiter Randstad, over the last five years the interviewing landscape has changed considerably. Due to the current climate, organisations have become more selective and vigorous in their…

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Added by Laura Purt on March 21, 2013 at 7:57am — 1 Comment

Employer Branding: A sneak-peek into the workplace

Over the past few years the job market has become increasingly competitive, making it not only hard for job-seekers to stand out from the crowd and land their dream job but also making it challenging for employers to spot the best candidates and convince them to come on board. The war for top talent is back on and companies have had to use all available resources to reach…

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Added by Laura Purt on March 18, 2013 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Time for a Red Nose Day Building Bake Off!

big bake As big supporters of Comic Relief - and inspired to don our baking hats more than once by the Great British Bake Off - we thought we’d get involved this year by organising our very own 'Building Bake Off'.…

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Added by Laura Purt on March 15, 2013 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Interviews: How to prep for success

How do you prepare for an interview? Are you a meticulous and thorough researcher or a candidate that improvises on the spot? Recent research from Randstad reveals the secret to successful interview prep, outlining that in such a competitive job…

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Added by Laura Purt on March 8, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Recruitment Technology: Do you speak 'GEEK'?

When Alan Turing developed a model for the first …

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Added by Laura Purt on March 6, 2013 at 9:53am — No Comments

Measuring Your Candidate Experience: The technology matters…

By gathering feedback before and after a recruitment process has been carried out, organisations can build an understanding of how they are perceived and how their recruitment process affects that perception. However, the method a company chooses to measure their candidate experience can significantly affect the accuracy, impact and influence these results have on their recruitment strategy and within the wider…

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Added by Laura Purt on March 5, 2013 at 6:48am — No Comments

Fear of Feedback

Do you welcome feedback or does it fill you with dread? Do you live for the constant updates on Twitter and other social media sites or do you wait for more traditional views over time? ….Or do you just ignore everything?

In this fast paced, open society that we live…

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Added by Laura Purt on March 1, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

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