• The Virtual Recruitment Landscape: Reset and Reboot

    4 months ago

    ​The historical events of the past year made most firms pivot and re-evaluate their talent acquisition processes. Despite the resetting of traditional workplace rules, on the back of many businesses continuing to limit travel and in-person collaboration, what can be said for the virtual recruitment landscape then? ​At Glocomms, a subsidiary brand of the Phaidon Internationa...

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  • How To Avoid Bias In Job Descriptions

    4 months ago

    ​​There is overwhelming evidence that companies with diverse workforces perform better on every possible metric, with diversity positively impacting every level of a business, from the cleaning staff to the board of directors. ​Bringing in as many perspectives, working styles and experience as possible to a workplace leads to integration, success and growth to those business...

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  • Five Ways to Avoid a Talent Exodus

    5 months ago

    ​​Nobody yet knows what the legacy of COVID-19 will be. HR and recruitment experts are increasingly concerned businesses which do survive this period will face a further crisis in the shape of talent acquisition and retention in ‘the new normal’.​Anxiety about the workforce is not new: a recent PWC study found 80% of CEOs are either extremely or somewhat concerned about thei...

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  • UK Black History Month

    12 months ago

    ​​Black History Month is recognised and celebrated in the UK during the month of October. Different to the US and parts of Europe, which takes place during February each year, this month recognises the contribution of Black people to the history and makeup of the UK, and celebrating their achievements and successes. When and why Black History Month is celebratedThe UK Bl...

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  • Leading from the Front: How Tech Companies are Securing Talent

    over 1 year ago

    ​The continued Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in the largest working-from-home population in human history alongside a period of great economic uncertainty. In this time of uncertainty, the technology sector has the opportunity to lead the way and create solutions for businesses, individuals and governments involved in this unprecedented situation. It will need to retain and ...

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  • Bridging Social Distance with Tech: How to virtually onboard a new employee

    over 1 year ago by Lara Edgcombe

    Hiring managers, with around 20 million people now working from home in the UK many companies are facing the prospect of having to onboard new employees from the comfort of their own home. However, this comes with its own unique set of issues such as; ensuring your new employee have the tools and guidance in order to understand their role and perform.We have put together thi...

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  • Hiring Business Critical Talent Through Video Interview

    over 1 year ago by Lara Edgcombe

    The hiring process in the UK has changed dramatically for many companies due to the Covid-19 epidemic. While somecompanies in the tech sector are slowing down their hiring process,  for others, the demand for business-critical talent remains as strong as ever.Although this is trying times, the availability of technology enables businesses to continue hiring processes virtual...

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  • How to Reject a Candidate and Gain a Brand Advocate

    almost 2 years ago by

    ​When recruiting within the busy UK technology sector, it is likely you are fielding a wide range of talented candidates, and unfortunately not all of them can win the role you’re advertising. You will need to reject candidates at each stage of your recruitment process as you narrow down to your next employee.From a candidate’s point of view, nothing is worse than taking the...

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  • How to Look Beyond the CV to Find the Right Talent

    almost 2 years ago by

    ​Jobs within the UK tech industry often receive a flood of applications where many candidates will tick the right boxes for the required skills. As a hiring manager, you will need to look beyond the qualifications and experience on the CV to find candidates who will be a great fit for the culture and working approach of your company. Looking at elements of the application su...

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  • How to Help a New Employee Relocate

    almost 2 years ago by

    ​When you are seeking top talent from around the globe, valuable and highly skilled workers will be expecting a generous relocation assistance package to help make their move to another city, or even another country, worth the stress and disruption. Putting together this package will make it easier for the best talent to accept your job offer within the UK technology sector....

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  • Why Counter-Offers are a Waste of Time and Money

    almost 2 years ago by

    ​It is important to retain high-quality, productive and innovative employees within the UK technology sector. However, talented employees also know the worth of your skills, and you may be faced with your most talented employee handing in their resignation for a more lucrative role. If you get that dreaded knock on your door, it is likely your first thought is to make a coun...

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  • How to Negotiate Salary With A Successful Job Candidate

    about 2 years ago by

    The UK technology sector relies on skilled employees with innovative ideas, and exceptional candidates have an increased leverage when it comes to negotiating their salary. If you have found your ideal candidate for a specialised role which has been hard to fill, you shouldn’t be caught off-guard if your job offer is counteracted with a request for a higher salary. Instead o...

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  • How to Deal with a Toxic Employee

    about 2 years ago by

    ​The UK’s thriving technology sector relies heavily on innovation, and innovation can only come from talented teams who are able to work positively and productively together. Every employee has their weaknesses, but a toxic employee is one who breeds negativity and cynicism within a formerly successful team. More often than not, toxic employees can produce brilliant work, bu...

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  • How to Write a Great Employer Value Proposition (EVP)

    about 2 years ago by

    ​A survey by recruitment firm Robert Walters found 89% of tech companies in the UK are expecting a skills shortage in the future as tech workers are demanded across an increasing number of sectors, from education to insurance. Recruitment in tech can be something of a battleground, and one of the best weapons is a well-crafted Employer Value Proposition, or EVP. A strong EVP...

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  • How to Make the Perfect Job Offer

    about 2 years ago by

    ​The UK tech sector is a restless labour market. Recent research by CV-Library revealed that 56% of IT professionals prioritised moving to a new job over learning new skills or negotiating a pay rise with their current employer. With the sector growing and demand increasing for development and tech skills, exceptional employees are in a position where they will be able to ju...

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  • How to Successfully Onboard a New Employee

    about 2 years ago by

    ​Employee retention is vital in the fast-moving UK technology sector. Employees with skills in high demand will be aware that they won’t struggle to find another role, and are looking for companies who are invested in their work and career development. One of the best ways to retain your new hires is to ensure their career within your company gets off on the right foot with ...

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  • How AI Will Impact the HR Workplace

    over 2 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​​Depending on who you talk to, artificial intelligence (AI) is either a peril or a prospect to the human workforce. Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk fear it is a threat, but with experts suggesting AI could be billions of times smarter than humans, its potential to shake up business cannot be overlooked.AI is poised and ready to take HR by storm. It is already adding value to ...

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  • Can AI democratize your hiring process?

    over 2 years ago by Olivia McNeilis

    ​​How can HR professionals predict the future performance of a candidate? The answer, as always, is to look at past behaviour. The way we continue to define and measure success, however, continues to rely on antiquated indicators, such as an university degree or work experience, presented in an increasingly outdated format: the resume.Research by CareerBuilder shows that mos...

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  • ServiceNow: Shaping Demand for Talent

    over 2 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​In January 2019, tech consultants Gartner announced their first Magic Quadrant for Cloud Management Platforms, (CMP) naming ServiceNow as a ‘niche player’ and one of only nine vendors within the quadrant. Their report recognizes that today’s enterprises are seeking improved ways to optimize their cloud infrastructure and identifies which platforms it believes will be most e...

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  • The Candidate Experience and its Role in Successful Hiring

    over 3 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​Are you focused on the candidate experience?​What makes the perfect interview process? The right format? The right panel? The right questions? These are all important factors to consider, but none of them are as significant as the candidate experience.So are companies giving the candidate experience the attention it deserves? Ask job seekers what they think and the answer w...

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