Diversity is an important aspect of recruitment; however, unconscious biases are still an issue in workplaces today. Unconscious bias, also called Implicit Bias, happens when an opinion is formed about candidates based solely on first impressions.
One of the big lessons of 2020 is that staying relevant in the market is challenging in these dynamic times, so learning and developing new skills should be a personal priority for us all. Here are three top skills for talent acquisition to have this year.
The talk of the office this time of year is usually around the company Christmas party. Except that many of us are not in an office, and social gatherings are not allowed. So, what does this mean for the infamous corporate Christmas party?
Along with all the challenges this year has brought us, 2020 has created one of the best hiring markets that employers have seen in recent years. There are high numbers of quality candidates searching for new jobs. But, these sought-after candidates won’t stay on the market for long and the employers that start hiring now will have a competitive advantage. So, how do you process a high volume of applications and make the most of a candidate-rich jobs market?
Many employers are keen to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace as well as staying ahead of game in the search for talent. But are both attainable with a single policy change? Dee Jas, Founder of diversity and inclusion consultancy colourfull shared four key ways to get the most out of your search for talent.
This is a crunch time for recruitment teams across the UK. We’re hearing time and time again that recruitment processes are taking longer and longer to reach fruition. The ability of recruitment teams to meet the needs of their businesses is being severely tested. Brexit anxieties aren’t helping matters, as candidates become more reluctant to move – and European candidates become harder to attract. But it’s not just market factors contributing to this problem, there are also deficiencies in the ways that businesses are going about their hiring activities.