Are You Experienced? | Recruiters Weekly News

Are You Experienced? | Recruiters Weekly News

This week, we take a look at the two sides of the experience coin.

How does the recruitment experience impact upon jobseekers? How can a flawed hiring experience transalte into poor outcomes for you and your recruitment business?

In a jobs market characterised by a serious skills shortage, having experience pays. Following data released by the ONS, we take a look at how wage increases are likely to be found across all sectors where skills are in short supply.

And you have exactly one week to go until GDPR comes into full effect. Are you ready? Do you have a good understanding of the new regulations? If not, don’t fret – it seems that even the lawmakers are still getting GDPR wrong.

Read all about it, Here.

Recruitment: consolidation and competition

Recruitment: consolidation and competition

Where will the latest round of industry consolidation leave recruiters who value their own agility and independence?

US jobs board giant Glassdoor is being bought out; Facebook and Google both stand poised to enter the jobs space. As the players in the jobs market appear to be growing bigger and bigger, what will this mean for smaller firms – and for choice within the industry? eBoss considers the impact, and finds that a one-size-fits-all approach rarely succeeds in recruitment.

Britain’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises are facing multiple obstacles in their recruitment drives. But one analyst praises their innovation and problem-solving skills in addressing the challenges to hiring.

In recent weeks, we have reported on the growing trend of industries sourcing vital skills directly from the school classroom. But does this mean that university leavers are missing out? Not, according to industry experts. New data confirms what those in talent management have known for a long time: that graduate recruits form the backbone of many top companies’ recruitment strategies.

Where will this leave your agency? Read our complete rundown of the week’s recruitment news headlines, to find out.

The Two Halves of UK Recruiting | Recruiters Weekly News

The Two Halves of UK Recruiting | Recruiters Weekly News

How united is the United Kingdom when it comes to recruitment opportunities? This week we look at the two halves of the British recruiting sector.

A new survey has plotted the geographical locations of Britain’s best and worst average weekly incomes. The result shows a surprising disparity across local communities.

The public sector may be struggling with budget limitations, but its recruitment drives are giving mixed results. Warnings over visa restrictions for doctors have been ignored, according to one professional body. But in the prison service, hiring rates have beat targets months ahead of schedule.

Britain’s niche manufacturing sectors are learning the value of building specialist talent pipelines into schools and classrooms. So will targeting young minds result in a bountiful harvest of skills for Britain’s burgeoning wine industry?

Robots will rescue Brexit Britain | Recruiters Weekly News

With the Brexit clock ticking, the government has placed its faith – and £1 billion – in a robotic bailout.

But will Robots save Brexit Britain – or does the UK risk slipping behind in the global race for talent?

GDPR Panic has hit that global social networks. But have they responded in a way that will protect them from legal actions in future? We see which platforms get it right – and which are still at risk from the highest potential fines.

Classrooms could prove to be one of the most secure talent pipelines in the future. Is higher education already playing its part in Australia’s urban population boom?

Read the full articles in our Recruitment News round-up.

Global Recruitment Insights | Recruiters Weekly News

Global Recruitment Insights | Recruiters Weekly News

A new global report has presented its wide-ranging forecast for the next four years in recruiting. Demographic changes, evolving workplaces, and increasingly sophisticated recruiting processes will all help to transform the industry landscape. eBoss looks at the findings, and gives our own overview of key territories.

Britain: Permanent placements are outstripping temporary hires in the UK. We consider some of the factors influencing the data, and ask whether we are seeing a “new normal” in UK recruitment.

Ireland: Tech giants Microsoft have investigated the impact of digital workplaces across Europe. It has found that outdated environments are hindering productivity. What could this mean for productivity in Ireland’s tech sector?

Australia: The digital transformation of work has the potential to create positive social change. To end our news round-up, we look at one such success story from Queensland, Australia. A new, cutting edge data centre has just opened in a region more commonly associated with vineyards and crop-dusting. But why are data centres so well-suited to setting up shop within isolated communities? An expert explains all.

Read about all of these stories in this week’s recruiters weekly news.

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence | Recruiters Weekly News

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence | Recruiters Weekly News

This week, the eBoss round-up of the week’s headlines takes a lighter look at the role of artificial intelligence within the recruitment sector.

Will robots put you out of a job?

Or will they kick-start a Gold Rush for skills recruitment in the UK?

We also sift through the mixed data concerning the impact of Brexit on employment.

Will it be a disaster for hiring, or will we muddle through? Nobody seems to know for sure. Read about this ans the rest of our Recruitment news headlines, to find out the full story.

The Value of Life-Long Learning | Recruiters Weekly News

The Value of Life-Long Learning | Recruiters Weekly News

How often are you upskilling? How quickly are your colleagues and co-workers acquiring new abilities? The latest data may come as a surprise.

With automation now a reality across every sector, businesses value candidates who put a priority on life-long learning.

The UK government allocates more money for apprenticeships – despite a fall in interest among young professionals. eBoss asks: are apprenticeships suffering an image crisis?

If apprenticeships struggle because training schemes are seen as a route towards lower earning careers, a new report could dispel that assumption. Industry news website Recruitment Buzz has compiled a list of the top-earning positions that do not require a degree.

And, finally, not all industry analysis is created equal. We consider the accuracy of a report which lists sandwich makers, dog walkers, and football coaches as among the rarest skills in Britain.

Read about all of these top stories, in our round-up of Recruiters Weekly News.