As part of AnyGood?’s Trust In Recruitment campaign, we commissioned independent research which revealed a rather sorry state of affairs. To drive discussion about this lack of trust in the hiring industry, we will be hosting a Trust In Recruitment panel debate on 9th October 2018. Find out how you can get involved.
I recently read a fascinating article which says that millennials are increasingly using dating apps as a way to widen their professional networks with a view to finding their next career opportunity. But what are the factors that are fuelling this growth? And should they be using these apps instead of a professional platform?
Last week, I blogged about how AnyGood? had commissioned research which painted a worrying picture of our recruitment industry. Of course, there are still some good agencies out there, but it pays to be wise to the warning signs of a less-than scrupulous firm. With that in mind, here are my top tips for spotting dodgy practices.
For a long time, I’ve been vocal about the problems within the hiring industry and my strongly-held belief that, as it stands, it simply isn’t fit for purpose. In the interests of transparency, AnyGood? has partnered with Explain the Market to conduct research into people’s experiences with recruiters.
Recently, an article was shared along with the claim that “recruiters of 2020 and beyond will rarely, if ever, actually speak to a candidate.” The prediction that the human element would be eliminated from the hiring process until the final interview was described by the poster as “excellent news.”
When I heard about what Beam is doing to transform the lives of homeless people, I wanted AnyGood? to be involved and helping to support those who need it most. Discover how our members can make a significant difference to someone’s life.
I’ve frequently written about my view that the recruitment industry model is broken and in urgent need of a thorough shakeup. However, imagine my surprise when I came across a blog on the subject written by none other than an agency owner.
Regular readers of my blog will know that I’m vocal about my belief that the recruitment industry just isn’t fit for purpose. Recently, one of my professional contacts, Guy Shone, echoed my thoughts on BBC Radio Five’s ‘Up All Night’.
There’s no doubt that few things gain my attention more than an individual speaking out about equality and diversity. In fact, I recently read a fantastic article from about a very modern problem.
The problem for managers is that, despite the most rigorous of interviews, it can be difficult to judge how much of a team-player a candidate is until they are actually doing the job.