Posts Categorised: HR Think Tank Series

R&MTT – Incentivising and Retaining the Millennial Workforce

The millennial workforce is plagued by stereotypes – they’re referred to as lazy, having a false sense of entitlement, accused of not working hard enough, considered to demand promotions too readily, and the big one; they’re tarred with the brush of being disloyal. Whilst we’re not suggesting we support these stereotypes, there is significant evidence… Read more »

HRLTT – The Apprenticeship Levy: 6 Months On

In April 2017, an Apprenticeship Levy was introduced, which required organisations with an annual ‘pay bill’ of over £3M to invest in apprenticeship programmes. The levy’s core objectives were to develop vocational skills amongst UK’s workforce and to increase the quantity and quality of apprenticeships. For many businesses, offering apprenticeship programmes was unchartered territory and… Read more »

HRLTT – Brexit: Crucial Planning for HR

It’s been one year since the Brexit decision was made and as we draw closer to March 2019, businesses are preparing for the inevitable change that will take place throughout the UK. Since HR plays a prominent leadership role within an organisation, it’s during times of uncertainty, like Brexit, when the human resource partnership becomes highly… Read more »

Talent Pipeline Playbook – Driving Candidate Engagement and Creating Content

Candidate.ID is the world’s first talent pipeline software used by world leading employers to build deep pipelines of engaged candidates for today’s and tomorrow’s hiring needs. Since building a talent pipeline requires a shift from reactive to proactive marketing, Candidate.ID’s CEO, Adam Gordon, has developed a Talent Pipeline Playbook to share useful insights and advice… Read more »

RTT – Getting to Grips with GDPR in Recruitment and HR

In light of the increasingly digital landscape that dominates the world of today, a new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be coming into force next May to help protect personal data. These regulations will undoubtedly have huge implications for businesses who possess or control data, therefore it’s crucial our policies and procedures help ensure… Read more »

HRLTT – Managing the Challenges of Implementing a Global HR Approach across Diverse Territories

For businesses operating across multiple territories, rolling out HR processes or programmes on a global scale can present a number of challenges. This will typically involve juggling the nuances of varying employment law and of course the cultural differences of those affected. Given both the legal and people implications of delivering an inconsistent approach, this… Read more »

R&MTT – Gender Pay Gap Reporting: Data Interpretation, Presentation and Action

From 2017 onwards businesses employing 250 people or more must submit annual reports detailing the difference between the average earnings of men vs. their female counterparts in a bid to help address gender inequality. The first wave of reporting was on 5th April, so any challenges around the logistics and practicalities of obtaining this data… Read more »

TTT – Modernising our Emerging Talent Programmes

The world of work has changed and the appetite for spending long periods of time employed by the same company simply isn’t there. So what does this mean for our talent programmes? This shift in behaviour throws up a number of questions, particularly when we consider talent programmes designed for graduates, interns, apprentices and entry… Read more »

DTT – Developing a Career Returner Programme

Powerful Brands are Created through Powerful Employees In today’s working world, there are no set rules for how careers develop and evolve over time. Employers recognise that a powerful brand is created through powerful employees. This means not only allowing, but encouraging staff to use their benefits, leave, and PTO time. Acknowledging the various career… Read more »

RTT – Recruitment Supplier Value: Getting More For Your Money

The majority of businesses will have a degree of reliance on recruitment suppliers. Whether it’s down to drivers relating to time, quality or unique skills, most companies will have external agencies tucked away in their recruitment arsenal to fill certain positions. However, as we’re all aware, using a recruitment supplier inevitably comes with a price tag. For… Read more »

RTT – 5 things to Consider when Selecting and Implementing an ATS

Many organisations complain about their ATS, even if they have just implemented a new system. Given that an ATS is such a crucial piece of technology, how can organisations ensure that they select a system that appropriately supports their business, aligns against their budget and resource levels; and is future proof? While other business areas… Read more »

Why Hiring for Experience is Insane!

Albert Einstein defined insanity as: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Taking his lead from Einstein’s definition in his recent DisruptHR talk, Why Hiring For Experience Is Insane, Tom Quayle, President of The Chemistry Group Inc, explained why experience is the least reliable predictor of behaviour and used it to… Read more »

Everything you need to know about the Apprenticeship Levy

Following a recent Resourcing Think Tank titled ‘Responding to the Apprenticeship Levy’, we wanted to provide a simple resource to answer all your questions around what the Levy actually means. Kate Temple-Brown, Apprenticeship Levy consultant and enthusiast, addresses the key headlines of the Levy below: Apprenticeship Levy – the background From April 2017 a new tax is being… Read more »

RTT – I know you’re not… but is the Government ready for the Apprenticeship Levy?

In spring this year the way the government funds apprenticeships will be changing. From 6th April we will see the introduction of an Apprenticeship Levy that requires UK organisations with a ‘pay bill’ of over £3m a year to invest in apprenticeship schemes.   For many businesses, offering apprenticeship schemes is new territory and will require… Read more »

RTT – Strategic Workforce Planning and Forecasting

In times of unprecedented change, many organisations struggle to adequately balance supply and demand when it comes to their workforce. Once the preserve of the management consultancies and professional services organisations, the need for solid insight that supports better resource planning decisions (in a function already flooded with data) is now routinely sought by HR… Read more »

TTT – Global Talent Development Programmes and Measuring their Success

Organisations are becoming increasingly savvy when it comes to developing talent programmes to help their employees fulfil their potential, and achieve and maintain competitive advantage. What’s critical is that such talent programmes are closely aligned to the business’s long-term objectives and succession planning needs. During this session we discussed talent programmes on a global scale… Read more »

RTT – Managing a Large Pool of Contractors

The growth of the contractor market has played an incredibly significant role in shaping the UK’s economy over the last 12 months. And for some industries, notably IT and construction, the demand for skilled contractors is showing no signs of slowing. More people than ever are seeking opportunities that provide greater flexibility than a traditional 9-5 ‘job for… Read more »

Recruiting Redefined: How Marketing and Sales Changed the Game

In today’s highly competitive field of recruitment, landing the best available talent requires organisations to rethink their resourcing strategies. In recent decades recruiting has undergone a paradigm shift. Traditionally, top organisations outsourced their recruitment work to external agencies. Yet as the demand for skilled employees increased and unemployment decreased, organisations began bringing their recruitment processes in-house. Human… Read more »

DTT – Diversity as a Business Strategy

HR functions have been proactively championing and pushing the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) agenda for a long time; but does it have the required buy-in from the rest of the business or is it still just a ‘tick-box’ exercise for many organisations? It’s often easy to find yourself repeating the same practices out of habit… Read more »

Feels like great Chemistry…

We are excited to announce that the Chemistry Group has become a formal Partner of the HR Think Tank Series! The dynamic talent management business has specifically joined the Resourcing and Talent Think Tank to help inform the group’s discussion and shape thinking with their impressive knowledge in the world of talent. Chemistry’s sole purpose… Read more »

ER&ETT – How will the Trade Union Act affect Industrial Action in your Business?

From 4th May 2016 the Trade Union Act set out to protect people from undemocratic industrial action following a series of modernised reforms announced by the Government in 2015. In summary, the Act was introduced to ensure strikes can only go ahead as a result of a clear democratic mandate from union members, with a… Read more »

RTT – Integrating Marketing and Recruitment

An increasing number of organisations are embracing the concept that recruiters should be thinking more like marketers, and rightly so. However it is often challenging to integrate marketing with recruitment to ensure that there is a consistent message and clear lines of accountability. Successful recruitment marketing tends to come down to two key components; firstly… Read more »

HRLTT – Leading through Times of Uncertainty

Leading through times of uncertainty and change is a critical skill for any individual with leadership responsibility. Whether the uncertainty stems from a shift in the business’ strategic direction, a change in the senior leadership team or a change in external conditions e.g. Brexit, it is key that the change is communicated and worked through… Read more »

HRLTT – Getting to Grips with the Senior Manager Certification Regime

Over the last couple of years we’ve seen the FCA and PCBS start developing new Senior Manager and Certification Regimes to help embed personal accountability into the Financial Services (FS) sector and improve industry standards. As of March this year a new Senior Manager Certification Regime (SMCR) was introduced to focus on relevant individuals who… Read more »

TTT – Adopting Agile Working Methodologies Within Technology Businesses

The business landscape of today is rife with technological innovation, and the current nature of the market means that organisations are having to work more efficiently than ever to maintain competitive advantage and satisfy their ever-demanding customers. Technology businesses seem to be moving away from the traditional methods of software development (such as Waterfall) and… Read more »

RTT – Using Technology to Enhance Candidate Engagement and Experience

Candidate experience seems to be on everyone’s agenda.  Companies are beginning to join the dots and understand the wider implications that an applicant’s experience can have on their brand. One American airline calculated that their rejected applicants spent over $40m a year on flights. They started to give rejected candidates $10 vouchers off their next… Read more »

RTT – Video and the Recruitment Lifecycle: A Tool to Attract, Engage and Select

Over the last five years, using video for interviewing and as a candidate engagement tool has become widely used within the recruitment process across an ever-growing range of industries. In addition, its use has expanded far into the employee lifecycle. This Resourcing Think Tank looked at how we can ensure it becomes an intuitive part of… Read more »

RTT – Is your Selection Process fit for Purpose?

An organisation’s selection process provides a valuable window to assess the potential value a candidate can offer. It’s therefore important to make sure that you understand the attributes of a good hire and that the screening tools you use are helping recruit these individuals. Measuring the potential impact they have on the business’s bottom line… Read more »

RTT – External Resourcing Metrics and Analytics across Financial Services

Having access to accurate MI, reporting and analytics is essential to maximising the performance of any Financial Services Resourcing function. Whilst many Financial Services companies have their own internal analytics capability, enabling them to analyse historical performance, most don’t have access to accurate external market analytics or performance data. Those that do usually rely on… Read more »

HRLTT – Engaging Staff beyond Remuneration: How ‘Purpose’ becomes Central to your EVP

As a follow on from our previous HR Leadership Think Tank (HRLTT) on ‘What is the Purpose of HR?’, this post delves into the topic of Engagement. More specifically we explore the role of a purpose-led culture and EVP in attracting talent and creating engagement, whilst also establishing any wider benefits to an organisation’s health and prosperity. These are… Read more »

R&MTT – Gender Pay Review

In October 2016 regulations come into force requiring organisations with over 250 employees to carry out an ‘Equal Pay Review’ and publish their findings on the gender pay gap. Are the senior leadership teams of these organisations really prepared for the impact the regulations will bring? How are organisations preparing for the new regulations? Are… Read more »

RTT – Inclusion Across your Organisation: From Resourcing to Harnessing the Diverse Workforce

Topic Overview: Inclusion is rightly in the front of everyone’s minds, but is it only HR and the Board that really care about it? Most Hiring Managers are focused on their view of the ‘best’ candidate and often give little regard to Inclusion when making selection decisions. Therefore, is it Recruitment’s role to provide inclusive attraction methodologies, data… Read more »

HLRTT – What is the Purpose of HR

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Leadership Think Tank (HRLTT) held on Tuesday 26th April, hosted by Workday’s Mandy Jeffery (Senior Director, People, EMEA/APAC), and titled ‘What is the purpose of HR?’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR professionals from leading… Read more »

RTT – Talent & Skills Incubators

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank held on Thursday 25th February and hosted by BAE Systems, Applied Intelligence’s Adam Blacker (Global Head of Recruitment). This Think Tank sought to discuss approaches to the “Talent and Skills Incubators”. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the… Read more »

RTT – The Evolution of the Referral Programme

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank held on Thursday 11th February and hosted by Mace. This Think Tank sought to discuss approaches to the “Evolution of the Referral Programme”. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior Talent Acquisition professionals from… Read more »

RTT – Developing a Culture where Everyone is a Recruiter

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on 28th January 2016 hosted by James Ryding, Head of Talent Acquisition, Easyjet. This Think Tank sought to bring together thoughts and experiences in regards to Developing a culture where everyone is a recruiter. The following summary has been prepared to… Read more »

ER&ETT- Best Practice in Building Relationships with Trade Unions

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Employee Relation and Engagement Think Tank held on Thursday the 24th September and hosted by TLF’s Tom Morris. This Think Tank sought to discuss approaches to “Best Practice in Building Relationships with Trade Unions”. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the… Read more »

RTT – Gender Diversity: Overcoming the Obstacles of Attracting and Recruiting Women into Male Dominated Industries

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 9th July 2015 hosted by Verizon’s Anthony Lasocki (Head of Talent Acquisition, EMEA) titled ‘Gender Diversity: Overcoming the Obstacles of Attracting and Recruiting Women into Male Dominated Industries’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of… Read more »

RTT – Bridging the Gap Between Resourcing and Talent

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Wednesday 24th June 2015, hosted by Which?’s Emily Woolley (Resourcing Manager), and titled ‘Bridging the Gap between Resourcing and Talent’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior Recruitment and Talent professionals… Read more »

ER&ETT – Strategies and Procedures for Dealing with Grievances and Disciplinaries to Ultimately Avoid Legal Dispute

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Employee Relations & Engagement Think Tank (ER&ETT) held on Thursday 28th May 2015 hosted by Microsoft’s Julia Munday (Head of Employee Relations) titled ‘Strategies and Procedures for Dealing with Grievances and Disciplinaries to Ultimately Avoid Legal Dispute’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a… Read more »

RTT – Segmentation vs. 360: Structuring the Internal Recruitment Function

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 12th May 2015 hosted by F5’s Karen Jones (Recruitment Manager, EMEA) titled ‘Segmentation vs 360 – Structuring the Internal Recruitment Function”. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing… Read more »

R&MTT – Global Mobility in a Modern Age: Virtualisation of the Workforce

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Reward and Mobility Think Tank (R&MTT) held on Tuesday 28th April 2015, hosted by TUI Travel Group’s Jane Rhodes (Head of Global Mobility) titled ‘Global Mobility in a Modern Age: Virtualisation of the Workforce’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the… Read more »

RTT – Redefining Recruiter KPIs

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 7th April 2015 hosted by AECOM’s Stephen Reilly (Director of Talent Acquisition, EMEA) titled ‘Redefining Recruiter KPIs”. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from leading… Read more »

HRLTT – HR Analytics: Utilising Big Data in a HR Business Partnering Role

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest HR Leadership Think Tank (HRLTT) held on Thursday 26th March 2015 hosted by HCL’s Jaya Satish (Europe Sales HR Lead and Sales HRBP) titled ‘HR Analytics: Utilising Big Data in a HR Business Partnering Role’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of… Read more »

The battle buses are out…

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And so we are off. Last week’s “The ITV Leaders’ Debate” effectively signalled the start of the 2015 General Election campaign. No doubt you will have read the media pundits’ verdicts on the debate’s winners and losers, studied the graphics via social media, charting which of the 7 leaders managed to impress the British public,… Read more »

RTT – The Real Impact of Video Interviewing

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 19th March 2015 hosted by Clifford Chance’s Sarah Langton (Head of Resourcing) titled ‘The Real Impact of Video Interviewing’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals… Read more »

TTT – Creating a Great Employee Experience by Borrowing from the Customer Model

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Talent Think Tank (TTT) held on Thursday 12th March 2015 hosted by TalkTalk’s Gemma Jones (Global Talent Lead) titled ‘Creating a Great Employee Experience by Borrowing from the Customer Model’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior… Read more »

The HR Think Tank Series Expands to Incorporate Employee Engagement and HR Leadership

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The HR Think Tank Series is excited to announce it’s rebranding and expanding two of six sub-groups within its community offering. The former Employee Relations Think Tank will become the ER and Engagement Think Tank and the HR Business Partner Think Tank will become the HR Leadership Think Tank. The primary reason for the change… Read more »

RTT – Strategically Managing your Managed Service Provider

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 22nd January 2015 hosted by Centrica’s Austin Breakall (Supplier Relationship Manager) titled ‘Strategically Managing your Managed Service Provider’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from… Read more »

TTT – Leadership Development to Support the Business of Tomorrow

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Talent Think Tank (TTT) held on Thursday 11th December 2014 hosted by ERM’s Jenny Broughton (Leadership Development Programs Manager) and Alison Sayers (Global Leadership Development Director) titled ‘Leadership Development to Support the Business of Tomorrow’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of… Read more »

HRBPTT – Innovation and Efficiency in Flexible Working

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest HR Business Partner Think Tank (HRBPTT) held on Thursday 4th December 2014 hosted by Bloomberg’s, Lucy Mills (HR Manager) titled ‘Innovation and Efficiency in Flexible Working’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR professionals from leading… Read more »

RTT – Building a Fit for Purpose Recruitment Function Reflective of a Candidate Driven Market – Recruitment Live Fringe Event

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from a special Lite Resourcing Think Tank Fringe Event held on Thursday 26th November 2014, as part of the two day Recruitment Live Exhibition, titled ‘Building a Fit for Purpose Recruitment Function Reflective of a Candidate Driven Market’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of… Read more »

R&MTT – International Assignments: How to Strategically Align Business Needs and Add Value to the Individual

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Reward and Mobility Think Tank (R&MTT) held on Thursday 20th November 2014, hosted by Crown Worldwide Group’s Eileen Girling (HR Director UK, Ireland & Northern Europe) titled ‘International Assignments: How to Strategically Align Business Needs and Add Value to the Individual’. The following summary has been… Read more »

RTT – Recruiting for Cultural Fit over Experience

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 6th November 2014 hosted by Willis’, Clare Lewis (Recruitment Business Partner – Global Corporate) titled ‘Recruiting for Cultural Fit over Experience’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior Resourcing and… Read more »

DTT – Managing the Diversity Agenda on a Global Scale with a Local Focus

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Diversity Think Tank (DTT) held on Tuesday 28th October 2014, hosted by Thomson Reuters’ Geoffrey Williams (Senior Specialist, Diversity & Inclusion) titled ‘Managing the Diversity Agenda on a Global Scale with a Local Focus’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the… Read more »

RTT – Transforming your Internal Resourcing Function into a Consultative Business Partner

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 23rd October 2014 hosted by Transport for London’s, Charlotte Johns (Head of Recruitment Operations) titled ‘Transforming your Internal Resourcing Function into a Consultative Business Partner’ The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held… Read more »

RTT – Building Effective Talent Pools: What Really is Best Practice? (Singapore)

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Singapore Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 30th September hosted by Cargill’s Tai-Kit (Talent Recruitment Lead), titled ‘Building Effective Talent Pools: What really is Best Practice?’ . The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and… Read more »

ERTT – Employee Engagement Forums: Adding Value in Unionised and Non-Unionised Businesses

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Employee Relations Think Tank (ERTT) held on Thursday 16th September 2014 hosted by Lloyds Banking Group’s, Sean Harris (Head of ER – Group Employee Relations – Commercial Banking and Consumer Finance) and Sue Dryden (Manager – Group Employee Relations) titled ‘Employee Engagement Forums: Adding Value in… Read more »

RTT – Resourcing Assessment Methods: Finding the Right Candidates

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 11th September 2014 hosted by Dixon Carphone’s, Geraldine Chopping (Recruitment Business Partner ) titled ‘Resourcing Assessment Methods: Finding the Right Candidates’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior Resourcing and… Read more »

RTT – Managing a Contingent Workforce

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 4th September 2014 hosted by The Walt Disney Company’s, Deborah Aspinall (Contingent Labour Manager) titled ‘Managing a contingent workforce’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior Resourcing and HR professionals… Read more »

Deliver Beyond your Potential by Joining the HR Think Tank Series Community

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The HR Think Tank Series (HRTTS) is an exclusive peer-to-peer HR community that empowers its members to deliver beyond their potential. Directed at senior level strategic HR professionals, the community provides members with the opportunity to: stimulate and validate ideas, improve their effectiveness, and stay informed of best and next practice. Unlike many HR networking… Read more »

RTT – Part 2 – Talent Pooling in Practice: Building Communities and Driving Engagement

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The following summary is ‘part 2’ of the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 10th June 2014 hosted by CH2M Hill’s , Andrea Laws (Director of International Talent Acquisition) titled ‘Building Effective Talent Pools: What really is Best Practice?’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a… Read more »

RTT – Part 1 – Talent Pooling on Paper: Building the Business Case and Measuring ROI

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The following summary is ‘part 1’ of the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 10th June 2014 hosted by CH2M Hill’s , Andrea Laws (Director of International Talent Acquisition) titled ‘Building Effective Talent Pools: What really is Best Practice?’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a… Read more »

HRBPTT – Mental Health First Aid – De-stigmatising ‘Mental Health’ in the Workplace

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest HR Business Partner Think Tank (HRPTT) held on Thursday 12th June 2014 hosted by Telefonica’s , Kerry Scott (HR Consultant) titled ‘Opening up about Mental Health Wellbeing’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR professionals from… Read more »

RTT – Incentivising and Rewarding Internal Recruiters to Ensure Maximum Productivity

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 15th May 2014 hosted by Accenture’s Dan Landy, Head of Experienced Hire Recruitment – Consulting titled ‘Incentivising and Rewarding Internal Recruiters to ensure Maximum Productivity’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst… Read more »

ERTT- Modernising Employee Relations Engagement Forums

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Employee Relations Think Tank (ERTT) held on Tuesday 24th June 2014,  hosted by EDF Energy’s Martin Thow (Employee Relations Manager)  titled ‘Modernising Employee Relations Engagement Forums’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Diversity professionals from leading national… Read more »

TTT – Successful Graduate Talent Development and Engagement

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Talent Think Tank (TTT) held on Thursday 19th June 2014 hosted by UK Power Network’s Lisa Booth (Talent & Leadership Manager) and Louise Mitchell (Graduate Programmes Consultant) titled ‘Successful Graduate Talent Development and Engagement’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the… Read more »

DTT – Measuring Return on Investment in Diversity & Inclusion

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Diversity Think Tank (DTT) held on Tuesday 20th May 2014 hosted by State Street Bank’s Pauline Miller (Vice President, Global Inclusion EMEA) titled ‘Measuring Return on Investment in Diversion and Inclusion.’ The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst… Read more »

RTT – Harnessing the Business to Deliver Outstanding On-boarding within Outlets at a Local Level

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 24th April 2014 hosted by Corrett Restaurant’s Jenny Parry (Head of HR) titled ‘Harnessing the Business to Deliver Outstanding On-boarding within Outlets at a Local Level’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion… Read more »

ERTT – Maintaining Union and Employee Engagement through Major Transformational Change

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Employee Relations Think Tank (ERTT) held on Thursday 17th April 2014 hosted by Telefonica’s Martin Lally (Head of Employee Relations and HR Operations) titled ‘Maintaining Union and Employee Engagement through Major Transformational Change’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion… Read more »

DTT – Barriers to Female Attraction and Progression in Business

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Diversity Think Tank (DTT) held on Thursday 3rd April 2014 hosted by GE Capital’s Mary Fitzpatrick (Diversity Leader) titled ‘Barriers to Female Attraction and Progression in Business’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Diversity… Read more »

RTT – Using Contract Resource to Create a Flexible Resourcing Function

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 25th March 2014 hosted by Retroscreen Virology’s Ian Morrison (Interim Director, Resourcing) titled ‘Using Contract Resource to Create a Flexible Resourcing Function’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR… Read more »

HRBPTT – What skills do HRBPs need to support an organisation through a period of change?

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest HR Business Partner Think Tank (HRBPTT) held on Wednesday 9th April 2014 hosted by Octopus Publishing and Hachette UK’s Jazmin Yanez (HR Manager) titled ‘Restructures and Realignments: What skills are needed by HR Business Partners to support an organisation through a period of change?’. The following… Read more »

ERTT – Strategically Guiding the Business through Mergers, Acquisitions and TUPE

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest ER Think Tank (ERTT) held on Thursday 20th March 2014 hosted by Ericsson’s Fiona Cording (Head of Employee Relations) titled ‘ER’s Strategic Role in helping Guide the Business through Mergers, Acquisitions and TUPE’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion… Read more »

RTT – Innovation and Efficiency in Recruitment Technology

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 13th March 2014 hosted by Polycom’s Nick Turner (EMEA Talent Manager) titled ‘Innovation and Efficiency in Recruitment Technology’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from… Read more »

RTT – Recruiting Top IT Talent: Attraction and Retention

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 6th March 2014 hosted by Harrods’ Hannah Chard (Resourcing Partner) titled ‘Recruiting Top IT Talent: Attraction and Retention’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from… Read more »

TTT – Developing High Potential Talent

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 These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Talent Think Tank (TTT) held on Thursday 20th February 2014 hosted by Pitney Bowes’s Jackie Tullett, Director of Integrated Talent Management, titled ‘Developing High-Potential Talent’ The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Talent professionals from… Read more »

RTT – Recruiter Volumes: At which point do you risk diluting quality?

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 21st January 2014 hosted by Gilead Sciences’ Grant Weinberg (Director of International Talent Acquisition), titled ‘Recruiter Volumes: At which point do you risk diluting quality?’ The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held… Read more »

TTT – Effective Strategic Workforce Planning: A Four Step Guide

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Talent Think Tank (TTT) held on Tuesday 10th December 2013 hosted by Skanska’s Dan Forbes-Pepitone (Interim HR Director) titled ‘Effective Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP)’. The following summary has been prepared based on Ali Gilani’s (Global Head of Resourcing and Strategic Workforce Planning at ArcelorMittal) master class… Read more »

HRBPTT – Raising the Profile and Credibility of HR by Adding Value

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest HR Business Partner Think Tank (HRBPTT) held on Thursday 5th December 2013 hosted by the Engine Group’s Bonnie Arora (HR Business Partner) titled ‘Raising the Profile and Credibility of HR by Adding Value’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion… Read more »

TTT – Maximising the Value of Talent

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Talent Think Tank (TTT) held on Thursday 28th November 2013 hosted by the BBC’s Karen Moran (Director of Resourcing, Talent & Leadership) and Annabel Dixon (Head of Resourcing and Talent), titled ‘Maximising the Value of Talent’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment… Read more »

RTT – Future Innovation in Direct Sourcing: LinkedIn and Beyond

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 19th November 2013 hosted by Epicor’s Shane Hicks (VP Global Talent), titled ‘Future Innovation in Direct Sourcing: LinkedIn and Beyond’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing… Read more »

Recruitment Live Partners with the HR Think Tank Series to Deliver a Game Changing Industry Event

Next year a ground-breaking event will take place designed to deliver maximum impact on today’s recruitment industry. The HR Think Tank Series, Oasis HR’s exclusive networking group, is proud to be a partner at The Global Recruiter’s Recruitment Live event, held on 25th and 26th November 2014 at ExCeL London. Recruitment Live has been created… Read more »

ERTT – Measuring and Monitoring Engagement as a Value Add

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Employee Relations Think Tank (ERTT) held on Tuesday 5th November 2013 hosted by British Airway’s Stuart Kennedy (Head of Employee Relations), titled ‘Measuring and Monitoring Engagement as a Value Add’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior… Read more »

RTT – Employer Branding: Building your EVP

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 24th October 2013 hosted by AMEC’s Stephen Reilly (Resourcing Manager), titled ‘Employer Branding: Building your EVP’.  The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from leading national and… Read more »

RTT – Gamification in Recruitment

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 10th October 2013 hosted by Harrod’s Jenna Davies (Resourcing Manager), titled ‘Gamification in Recruitment’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from leading national and international… Read more »

HRBPTT – Cultural Change: Making the Shift

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest HR Business Partner Think Tank (HRBPTT) held on Thursday 26th September 2013 hosted by News UK’s Milly Hume (HR Business Partner – Technology) titled ‘Cultural Change: Making the Shift’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR… Read more »

RTT – Building the Internal Resourcing Function

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 17th September 2013 hosted by Dell’s Chris Tennant (Talent Acquisition Manager and Executive Recruiter) , titled ‘Building the Internal Resourcing Function’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and… Read more »

RTT – Operating a Pan European / EMEA Resourcing Model

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 10th September 2013 hosted by JDA Software’s Charles St Aubyn (EMEA Recruitment Manager) , titled ‘Operating a Pan European / EMEA Resourcing Model’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior… Read more »

RTT – Positioning yourself as an Employer of Choice

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Singapore Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Wednesday 14th August 2013 kindly hosted by Eric Wong, Head – Talent Acquisition and Development – APJ and China at Polycom, on “Positioning Yourself as an Employer of Choice”. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment… Read more »

RTT – Tactical Resourcing: Up-skilling Internal Recruiters to Think Long-term

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 11th July 2013 hosted by Foxtons’ Fran Giltinan (Director Recruitment, Training and Corporate Services) , titled ‘Tactical Resourcing: Up-skilling Internal Recruiters to Think Long-term’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst… Read more »

HRBPTT – Smart Working: Creating and Embedding the Cultural Shift

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest HR Business Partner Think Tank (HRBPTT) held on Thursday 27th June 2013 titled ‘Smart Working: Creating and Embedding the Cultural Shift’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Business Partnering professionals from leading national and… Read more »

ERTT – Can ER ever truly be Strategic?

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest ER Think Tank (ERTT) held on Tuesday 2nd July 2013 hosted by EDF Energy’s Paul Tulett (Head of Employee Relations), titled ‘Can ER ever truly be Strategic?’ The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and ER… Read more »

RTT – Creating an Inclusive Recruitment Process

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 13th June 2013 hosted by UK Power Network’s Dawn Collier (Talent Acquisition Manager) , titled ‘Creating an Inclusive Recruitment Process’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals… Read more »