Posts Categorised: Resourcing Think Tank

RTT – GDPR as a Candidate Opportunity

Whilst the message surrounding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been associated with legal compliance and risk mitigation, we believe that, viewed through a slightly more positive lens, employers can use the change to create competitive advantage in their quest to attract and retain the very best and inclusive talent. These are the thoughts… Read more »

RTT – Developing a Successful Referral Programme

An effective referral programme can be a powerful, economical channel to source fantastic talent; however one that can often be challenging to master. From structuring and incentivising the scheme, through to successfully marketing and managing the process, there are several elements deemed critical to ensure a referral scheme success. It seems that all too often… Read more »

RTT – Inducting and Onboarding New Starters: Getting the Basics Right

Onboarding is a complex and often poorly executed part of the employee engagement cycle. Whether it’s inducting an external hire or supporting an internal move, perfecting this process is crucial to establishing a positive employee relationship.  A common challenge associated with onboarding is maintaining control of a central process that’s consistent for all employees.  These… Read more »

RTT – High Volume Recruitment: Assessment Methods and Candidate Experience

Delivering a poor candidate experience is a surefire way to damage your brand. And with 72% of candidates sharing negative feedback online or with a peer, it’s never been more important to get this part of the recruitment process right. For businesses dealing with high volume recruitment, the emphasis placed on strengthening the candidate experience is… Read more »

HRLTT – Automation and its Impact on HR

Over the past decade we’ve experienced tremendous advancements in the field of technology, and as such, various HR processes and activities can be completed much faster and more accurately than ever before. With the rise of automation, robotics and artificial intelligence, innovators in our sector continue to truly push the boundaries of what’s possible. However, as… 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 »

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 »

My HR Director does not ​want Accurate Recruitment Data, Reporting or Analytics!

“The HR Director does​ not want accurate data and reporting in case they d​o​n’t like the answers…” “​We ​know ​our ​current data is really poor but we don’t know where to start…” “​Our​ head is in the sand…” These are just three snippets from recent conversations I’ve had with Talent Acquisition professionals working for FTSE… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

RTT- Designing and Implementing a fit for purpose multi-site Resourcing model

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank held on Tuesday the 3rd of December and hosted by Jenny Parry, Group Head of Talent @Bakkavor Group. This Think Tank sought to discuss the approaches to “Designing and Implementing a fit for purpose multi-site Resourcing model.”. The following summary has been prepared… Read more »

RTT- 2nd Generation Talent Pooling

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank held on Tuesday the 12th of November and hosted by Ian Woodward, Group HR Director @Caesars Entertainment. This Think Tank sought to discuss the approaches to “2nd Generation Talent Pooling”. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion… Read more »

RTT- Candidate engagement and expectation in Financial Services

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank held on Tuesday the 13th of October and hosted by Harrods’ Hannah Howe. This Think Tank sought to discuss the approaches to “Candidate engagement and expectation in Financial Services”. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held… Read more »

RTT- Increasing Direct Hiring in an Agency Reliant Business

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank held on Thursday the 29th September and hosted by Wates’ Laura Underwood. This Think Tank sought to discuss approaches to “Increasing Direct Hiring in an Agency Reliant Business”. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst… Read more »

RTT- Employer Branding: Taking Recruitment to a Marketing Level

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank held on Tuesday 15th September and hosted by Diageo’s Andrew Porter. This Think Tank sought to discuss approaches to “Employer Branding: Taking Recruitment to a Marketing Level”. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior… 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 »

RTT – Quality of Hire: Define, Measure, Report

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT), held on Tuesday 2nd of June 2015, hosted by AXA Insurance’s Marcelle Foxcroft (Head of Operational Resourcing) and titled ‘Quality of Hire: Define, Measure, Report’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect the direction of discussion taken by senior Recruitment professionals… 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 »

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 »

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 »

RTT – Industry Benchmarking: What is the Optimal “Recruiter Req Load” for Technology Businesses?

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 12th February 2015 hosted by Polycom’s Nick Turner (Talent Manager, EMEA) titled ‘Industry Benchmarking: What is the Optimal “Recruiter Req Load” for Technology Businesses?’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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

Talent Pooling

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

RTT – Using Social Media to Strengthen Employer Branding and Promote Careers Pages

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Singapore Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 9th April 2013 hosted by Mercer’s Leesa Rawlings (Regional Talent Acquisition Leader) , titled ‘Using Social Media to Strengthen Employer Branding and Promote Careers Pages’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held… Read more »

RTT – Resource Planning: Recruiting for Future Capabilities

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These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 21st May 2013 hosted by Cancer Research UK’s Katie Sparrowhawk (Resourcing Delivery Manager), titled ‘Resource Planning: Recruiting for Future Capabilities’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior Resourcing and HR… Read more »

RTT – The Pros and Cons of a Multi-market RPO Rollout

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 25th April 2013 hosted by American Express’ Thea Fineren (EMEA Recruitment Director), titled ‘The Pros and Cons of a Multi-market RPO Rollout’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior Resourcing… Read more »

RTT – Operating a Flexible Working Model

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 19th March 2013 hosted by Legal and General’s Charlotte Johns (Head of HR Operations and Resourcing), titled ‘Effectively Attracting and Recruiting Flexible Employees’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior… Read more »

RTT – Bridging the Gap Between the Recruitment Team and the Wider Business

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 26th February 2013 hosted by Expedia’s Roopesh Panchasra (Recruitment Director)), titled ‘Bridging the Gap between the Recruitment Team and the Wider Business’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR… Read more »

RTT – Building the Internal Recruitment Brand

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 19th February 2013 hosted by Experian’s Wendy King (Talent and Recruitment Manager), titled ‘Building the Internal Recruitment Brand’ . The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals… Read more »

RTT – On-boarding – How are Companies Managing the Challenges? (UK)

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 7th February 2013 hosted by Telefónica UK’s Fiona Davidson (People Delivery Manager), titled ‘On-boarding – How are Companies Managing the Challenges?’ . The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR… Read more »

RTT – On-boarding – How are Companies Managing the Challenges? (Singapore)

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Singapore Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 15th January 2013 hosted by ANZ’s Suzie Custerson (Head of Recruitment & Resourcing APEA/ Head of HR Shared Services), titled ‘On-boarding – How are Companies Managing the Challenges?’ . The following summary has been prepared to reflect a… Read more »

RTT – How to Avoid Damaging your Employer Brand

It’s commonly acknowledged that it can take 20 years to build a reputation and only five minutes to destroy it. Developing an attractive employer brand is no different and it is ultimately Resourcing / Recruitment’s responsibly to ensure this reputation is upheld and strengthened. The HR Think Tank Series, a networking platform founded by Oasis… Read more »

RTT – Effectively Attracting Graduate Talent

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 4th December 2012 hosted by Clifford Chances’ Abbas Jaffer (Head of Resourcing), titled ‘Identifying the Right Time to Attract Undergraduate Talent’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals… Read more »

RTT – Measuring the Recruitment Process

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Wednesday 28th November 2012 hosted by Lloyds Banking Group’s Lynda Price (Head of Resourcing), titled ‘Industry Benchmarking of Resourcing Metrics’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from… Read more »

RTT – The Benefits and Pitfalls of Assessment Centres

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 1st November 2012 hosted by Harrods’ Jenna Davies (Lead Resourcing Partner), titled ‘The Benefits and Pitfalls of Assessment Centres’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from… Read more »

RTT – RPOs vs. Talent Acquisition, which model works best?

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 25th October 2012 hosted by Barclaycard’s Toks Adebayo (Talent Acquisition Manager), titled ‘RPOs vs. Talent Acquisition; which model works best?’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals… Read more »

RTT – Managing a Contingent Workforce

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 12th October 2012 hosted by Thales’  Martin Wiles (Head of Contingent Resourcing), titled ‘Managing a Contingent Workforce’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from leading UK… Read more »

RTT – The Benefits and Challenges of Dedicated In-house Sourcing Teams

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the latest Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 13th September 2012 hosted by SAP’s Susan Bor (Senior VP of Talent Acquisition), titled ‘The Benefits and Challenges of Dedicated In-house Sourcing Teams ’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst… Read more »

RTT – The Challenges and Opportunities Singapore’s Competitive Talent Attraction Market Offer

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the inaugural Singapore Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Tuesday 4th September 2012 hosted by Standard Chartered, titled ‘The Challenges and Opportunities Singapore’s Competitive Talent Attraction Market Offer’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect a segment of the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals… Read more »

RTT – Referral Programmes – the Secrets to Success

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the most recent Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 5th July 2012 hosted by Eversheds, titled ‘Referral Programmes – the Secrets to Success’.  The event was co-chaired by Rob Brown, top motivational presenter and the UK’s leading authority on business relationships and referrals. The following summary has… Read more »

RTT – Effectively Tackling Diversity and Disability in Recruitment

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the most recent Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Friday 29th June 2012 hosted by Eversheds, titled ‘Effectively Tackling Diversity and Disability in Recruitment’.  The event was endorsed by The Clear Company and positioned Kate Headley, Development Director, as an expert speaker on inclusivity in the recruitment process…. Read more »

RTT – Innovation in Graduate Recruitment

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the most recent Resourcing Think Tank (RTT) held on Thursday 21st June 2012 hosted by Foxtons, titled ‘Future Innovation in Graduate Recruitment’. The following summary has been prepared to reflect the discussion held amongst senior HR and Resourcing professionals from leading UK and international businesses. For more information… Read more »

RTT – Social Media in Recruitment… A Much Needed Sanity Check

These are the thoughts and takeaways from the last Think Tank on Social Media in Resourcing. For further information please contact its co-founder Jeremy at Oasis HR – 0207 11 88 444 | jeremy@oasishr.com It’s fair to say that the arrival of Social Media, and its place in business, hasn’t exactly sprung up overnight, but… Read more »

RTT – Resourcing Innovation vs. Functional Stagnation

These are the thoughts and takeaways from a Think Tank on future innovation in resourcing. For further information please contact its co-founder Jeremy at Oasis HR– 0207 11 88 444 | jeremy.thornton@oasishr.com From start to finish, the recruitment process is a complex one. And, one that needs to be enjoyable for the candidate from the… Read more »

RTT – Getting off on the right foot… Exploring the onboarding process and its associated challenges

These are the combined thoughts and takeaways from two Think Tanks on the Onboarding process. For further information please contact its co-founder Jeremy at Oasis HR – 0207 11 88 444 | jeremy.thornton@oasishr.com Challenges… Whether you’re an established retail company or a global giant in the construction industry, all businesses seem to face similar challenges… Read more »

RTT – Structuring, Incentivising and Supporting an Internal Resourcing Function

Here are some of the main thoughts and takeaways from a Think Tank held in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire on 10th November 2011. For further information and insight please contact Jeremy at Oasis HR – 0207 11 88 444 / Jeremy.thornton@oasishr.com One small step… Be clear on your desired outcomes and work in… Read more »

RTT – Promoting Diversity and Disability

Thoughts and takeaways from a Think Tank held at the Financial Services Authority on the 19th October.  For further information and insight please contact Jeremy at Oasis HR – 0207 11 88 444 / Jeremy.thornton@oasishr.com Top Issues: 1. Diversity is still a “hot” topic within the Recruitment industry. However, people are scared of the ‘D’… Read more »

RTT – Creating a team of recruiters who are considered real advisors and knowledgeable about the internal and external talent market

These are the thoughts and Takeaways from the last Direct Resourcing Think Tank, the UK’s largest face to face networking group for senior strategic focused recruitment professionals. For further information and insight please contact Jeremy at Oasis HR – 0207 11 88 444  jeremy.thornton@oasishr.com Always a hot topic of conversation this Direct Resourcing Think Tank lived… Read more »

RTT – The Evolution of Social Media

These are the thoughts and Takeaways from a Think Tank, held for senior strategic focused recruitment professionals.  For further information and insight please contact its co-founder Jeremy at Oasis HR – 0207 11 88 444 |  jeremy.thornton@oasishr.com We are two years on from the first Think Tank session on Social Media, and the world has… Read more »

RTT – The Identification, Engagement and Development of External Executive Talent

Thoughts and takeaways from a Think Tank held at Barclaycard on the 20th July 2011.  For further information and insight please contact Jeremy at Oasis HR – 0207 11 88 444 / Jeremy.thornton@oasishr.com Last week’s Think Tank on the identification, engagement and development of external executive talent brought together some of the markets leading senior… Read more »