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Challenges Talent and HR Leaders face in 2021

Challenges Talent and HR Leaders face in 2021

2020 has been a challenging year for HR departments and businesses in general. Contending with an unexpected requirement to work remotely to ensure employees remain engaged with their roles and aren’t adversely affected by isolation away from the office due to the global pandemic, HR teams have stepped up and proven their worth. However, this…

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Priorities for Talent and HR Leaders in 2021

Now that 2020 is firmly in the rear-view mirror and we can focus on the exciting possibilities that 2021 will offer once the vaccination rollout helps return life to some semblance of normal. We’ve had a look at what the priorities for Talent Acquisition and HR leaders might be for the coming year. A recent…

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Why AGILITY has been our saving grace! | Agile Recruitment

To describe this year as having been ‘difficult’ may be the understatement of 2020 however, we have all learnt so much about our business and personal capability. It seems unbelievable that it was only a year or so ago that the first hint of the Coronavirus pandemic emerged in Wuhan in China. Mental wellbeing has…

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The Importance of AI and Automation in the Recruitment Process

What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a simulation of human intelligence in machines that are programmed to think and act like humans and is often used for problem-solving and allows machines to learn from experience. AI For Recruiting is a new topic for most in the industry. AI isn’t a new phenomenon…

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Developing an agile workforce in a new era

The working environment has changed astronomically in the past few decades. The workplace has changed out of all recognition in every conceivable way, in this post we discuss how we have moved to an agile workforce. Working styles have moved from completely office-based to a rising trend in remote working, tech has become an essential…

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How to Become an Exceptional Hiring Manager

How does a Hiring Manager fit into the recruitment process? There is a perception that hiring managers are just there to get the approval to hire and will then pass the baton to the recruiter and get back to what they were doing. If this really is the case, then it is potentially fraught with…

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Do you know what the “Sunflower Lanyard” represents?

We are ashamed to say we did not. However, a member of the eSift team has a brother with Autism and Tourette’s and she explained the lanyard is worn and provides a discreet sign that a person has a hidden disability. It is now recognised by airports, shops, hospitals and public venues etc. and in…

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Should the number of vacancies be the measurement of workload?

The answer is NO. Since lockdown was eased and people began returning to work, there has been a steady increase in the number of job vacancies advertised. Numbers are still significantly down with a low of 478,717 between May and July 2020, which has now risen to 736,237 between July and September according to the…

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How to come back from redundancy after the pandemic.

Is the jobs market as bad as we’re being told? The economy, both in the UK and globally has seen a marked contraction. Even though the government introduced the Coronavirus Job Retention scheme to protect jobs during the lockdown, the effects on employment have been significant. Redundancy after the pandemic can be hard, we’re here…