Automation: Employment problem or solution? | Recruiters Weekly News

Automation: Employment problem or solution? | Recruiters Weekly News

Digital readiness initiatives are already in development for 88 per cent of businesses. Automation and artifical intelligence could be the solution to the productivity paradox that has affected output across many developed nations. But how will robot workers impact upon entry level jobs? In Australia, the number of starter positions has plummeted in just ten years.

Also in the news: How the public sector is implementing recruitment initiatives to solve the drought of candidates. Click to continue reading the eBoss Recruitment news.

Schools: the new talent pipeline? | Recruiters Weekly News

Schools: the new talent pipeline? | Recruiters Weekly News

When is the right time to start attracting young talent to your business? For a growing number of schools and academies, private funding is transforming the classroom into a candidate pipeline. If successful, these initiatives could change the way education is funded – and the way we think about recruitment.

Also in the headlines this week: Hays International names the sectors likely to experience the largest growth in the future of work. And how one digital entrepreneur has monetised student resum├ęs and helped employers.

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Recruitment Fail: the perils of Brand Association

Recruitment Fail: the perils of Brand Association

When Marvel Comics teamed up with a tech giant to promote the benefits of a career in technology, they probably didn’t anticipate a public backlash. But their business partner was Northrop Grumman – a weapons manufacturer – and their audience was not happy. The public relations catastrophe makes for a good example of the pitfalls of brand association in recruitment.

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The right way to measure equality at work?

The right way to measure equality at work?

Equality and diversity have demonstrable benefits for workplace innovation, morale and productivity. So why do so many businesses still struggle to implement solutions? The real challenge may be in the measuring of existing inequalities, not the implementation of solutions. But, until we agree upon standards for gauging inequality, how can we build a workplace that is fairer for all?

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GDPR FOR RECRUITMENT: THE COMPLIANCE CHECKLIST

GDPR FOR RECRUITMENT: THE COMPLIANCE CHECKLIST

GDPR is coming.

The first step towards GDPR compliance for recruitment companies should be to prepare, and make sure that you have all of the facilities you will need to manage the extra workload.

That means staffing and software solutions.

But what exactly will you need? No two businesses are the same, and it is impossible to predict how your data subjects may exercise their new rights, once they come into force.

So, prepare for a worst-case-scenario and you are sure to be safe. Every contingency plan requires a To-Do list and, for that reason, eBoss has produced this handy checklist of tasks to complete before GDPR Day.

 

 

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