Recruitment is an expensive and time-consuming process and getting it wrong can have serious consequences for your business. We look at the most common recruitment mistakes and how to avoid them.
Reference checking is traditionally seen as the last stage of the recruitment process; the final hoop to go through before you can make a formal offer to the candidate. Many employers simply don’t bother checking references – only 62% of HR professionals believe you should conduct reference checks and nearly half admit they don’t always
Diversity is a hot topic at the moment. Employers of all types and sizes have been introducing policies designed to promote diversity and inclusion and ensure that gender, ethnicity, sexuality and disability are no barriers to being hired. However, one area that is still being neglected in recruitment is neurodiversity and those employers who can
A purple squirrel is a term from the recruitment industry used to describe a job candidate with exactly the right education, qualifications, experience and skill set to perfectly fit a role’s requirements. A purple squirrel candidate should be able to pick up a role with no training and no downtime. Sounds too good to be