Recruitment Marketing: Why a change in thinking is needed

by AIMEE CARMICHAEL, Group Communications Lead at Morgan McKinley and Director at Carmichael Communications carmichaelcommunications.com Digital recruitment represents both a blessing and a curse for the modern recruiter. Gaining access to an endless pool of talent on a global basis may have never been easier – snaring the cream of the crop being a different …

How to battle recruitment’s ‘big boys’ and fight the war for talent on a level playing field

by DAVID THORNHILL, Managing Director at Simplicity simplicityinbusiness.co.uk Things quite literally have never been this good for recruiters. With employment at its highest levels since any one of us can recall, it is hardly surprising that the number of consultants taking the leap to escape the confines of their existing agency to start up on …

10 phenomenally powerful reasons why all businesses should have an internal comms plan

Without an effective internal communications strategy, organisations risk losing talent to their competitors, devalue their employee value proposition, increase the prevalence of a silo mentality persisting within the organisation which reduces cohesion, and they will have a workforce that is relatively misinformed and ignorant of where the organisation is going and their role within it. …

The top 5 leadership articles of the week

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: What science tells us about leadership potential by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, an international authority on psychological profiling and talent management, and the CEO of Hogan Assessment Systems, who work in conjuction with Odgers Berndtson. In this article, Chamorro-Premuzic looks at the role leaders play in driving employee engagement and building trust in …

INTERVIEW WITH A LEADER: General Sir Nicholas Carter

by Paul MacKenzie-Cummins, Editor and Managing Director of ClearlyPR  One of the fastest growing trends within the recruitment sector since the end of the recession has been the increased focus on branding – the way in which agencies and search firms are perceived by clients and candidates. But rather than always looking inward to see …