Most recruiters (95%) say that companies either fear or are unsure about hiring disabled candidates, according to a poll of 100 recruitment companies conducted on behalf of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).
Collecting extensive staff feedback, including data from psychometric tests, is helping Imperial Brands decide when to develop talent internally or recruit externally, according to Kirsty Hagg, a senior HR business partner at the global tobacco and consumer goods firm.
Networking with in-house recruiters and managers is the most effective way for social enterprise recruitment agencies to place marginalised jobseekers into jobs, according to Jon Hull, head of resourcing at Carillion.
The life cycle of a successful recruitment consultancy
The founder of a supply teacher recruitment agency says his sense of disillusionment about the difficulties experienced by outsiders in getting into the industry led him to take a more inclusive approach when recruiting staff for his own company.
An annual diversity week programme last year prompted the 100 employees at BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK in Bristol to put their commitment to a diverse workforce into practical action.
IT and engineering recruitment specialist Roc Search is continuing its expansion with the opening of new offices in the UK and the US.
Technology and analytics help recruiters build relationship with candidates
Brexit poster boy Nigel Farage couldn’t make his mind up last night long before a single result was declared.
Two major sectors employing migrant workers construction and health services fear that the UK’s decision to exit the EU may present significant barriers to recruitment, as well as threaten the retention of existing workers who fail to qualify under the current points-based system used for workers outside the bloc.