Posts Categorised: Resourcing Think Tank

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 »

RTT – C-Suite Level Recruitment: Best Practice and Lessons Learnt

Hiring at c-suite level is different from any other form of recruitment. Companies are often looking for a needle in a haystack and any decision to hire is by no means taken lightly. With so much riding on selecting the right individual, it’s crucial for recruitment to have a firm handle on the whole process…. 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- Candidate engagement and expectation in Financial Services

candidates expectations

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

Direct Hiring

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

Gender diversity

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

Jigsaw puzzle piece

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

Business Structure

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

KPI graphs

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 »