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Are you an SME looking to hire? Here are 5 things that could go wrong!

3. June 2014

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#450814385 / gettyimages.com The market is picking up. There is growth in the economy and, according to reports and forecasts earlier in the year by REC, there’s a big upturn in recruiting, indicating that there could soon be a fairly fluid labour market. Great if you’ve got dedicated in-house resource and a healthy budget, with a fully integrated employer […]

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Majority of Brits Feel Under-Thanked at Work

1. May 2014

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Research from Monster.co.uk reveals Britain is an under thanked and underappreciated work nation. Britain may have a reputation as a polite nation, but there is one key pleasantry that appears to be lacking in its workplaces: saying “thank you”. New research by Monster.co.uk shows that more than half of employees (58%) feel they don’t get thanked […]

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The Monster and UCL Recruitment Survey of 2013

19. July 2013

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Researchers at University College London (UCL) are working with Monster.co.uk to assess the state of the recruitment industry in the UK, in order to understand: The ways organisations handle recruitment and personnel selection Preferred recruitment methods and tools Recruitment trends over time We’re looking for HR and recruitment specialists to help us with our research […]

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The MonsterBuzz Debate – Interview with Andrea Kirby

5. June 2013

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On the 13th June, 1pm at the Soho Hotel we’ll be kicking off the first of our MonsterBuzz events for 2013 with what appears to be an extremely hot topic – “Is creativity in recruitment dead?” We’ve interviewed panellist Andrea Kirby Head of Resourcing at legal firm Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP prior to event to […]

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Getting Your Employer Branding Right

30. April 2013

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Although the economy would appear to be moving along an upwards trajectory, albeit at a slower pace than anticipated, competition between employers to attract the best available talent for their organisations remains as intense as at any point over the past five years. Smart employers will understand that candidates will be seeking organisations whose values […]

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Why reduced volume, increased quality and the end of the ‘Recruitment Lottery’ is in sight (for everyone)

12. March 2013

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For Matt Berry, Director or Resourcing at Centrica, the daily challenge of his team is that around half of all candidates are already customers of British Gas. The other half are potential customers. “There can’t be too many people in that scenario, and it certainly focuses the mind in terms of the way that you […]

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Video Interviewing and the Graduate Recruitment Campaign

28. February 2013

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The interview is a central part of the recruitment process for all organisations. It’s an exchange between you and each applicant. An opportunity for them to sell themselves as the best candidate for the job and for you to mark your stall as the employer of choice. But when it comes to graduate recruitment, employers […]

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The Candidate Experience – Does it Really Matter?

24. January 2013

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Tonight we run the first MonsterBuzz debate of 2013. After our successful events in 2012 we continue our series of debates with the contentious subject ‘The Candidate Experience – does it really matter?’. It’s a topic that continues to divide opinions about what we really mean by the term. I have to give recognition to Gerry Crispin […]

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The MonsterBuzz debate – The “real candidates view”

21. January 2013

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On the 24th January we’ll be running the first MonsterBuzz debate of 2013. This time the debate will be centred around the topic of “The Candidate Experience – Does it really matter?”. Our panel of six includes; Gary Franklin (Co Founder of the Forum for In-House Recruitment Managers), Colin Minto (Global Head of Resourcing G4S), Julia […]

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Why HR has the recruitment industry we deserve

14. January 2013

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Julia Biggs is the founder of Interimity a HR and Recruiter community network on Linkedin and a regular contributor to the HR and Recruitment Buzz. Julia shared with us her thoughts on ‘why HR has the recruitment industry we deserve’ I have spent a long time as a recruitment agency client, a shorter time as a […]

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