Posts Tagged: Direct Resourcing

7 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Building a Talent Pool

Building and nurturing a talent pool is one of the most effective ways to support a business’s long term growth plans. When managed well, this approach can help businesses hire top quality talent faster and more cheaply than a reactive recruitment model. However, despite its obvious benefits, many organisations struggle with making talent pooling a… Read more »

5 Simple Steps to Help Recruitment Operate Like Marketing

Businesses are increasingly embracing the concept that recruiters should be thinking and behaving more like marketers. After all, there are numerous parallels with selling products/services and selling job opportunities/employers. However, there is one stark difference; marketing generally benefits from relevant training and funding, whereas recruitment often does not. This enables marketing functions to effectively promote… Read more »

4 Questions to Ask Yourself When Structuring Your Sourcing Team

Structuring your sourcing team in the most effective way has never been more important than in today’s candidate-driven market, where recruitment has turned into a sport of ‘who can win the best talent, the quickest’. And whilst speed and quality are obviously clear drivers, resourcing teams continue to be pushed to make these top-quality hires… 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 – 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 »

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 »

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 – 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 – 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 »

Building a Class Leading Recruitment Function

Oasis HR catches up with the Global COO Resourcing at RBS, David Mason and speaks specifically about building a class leading Recruitment Function. In particular we cover: 1. What do you see as the core pillars a multi-national business’s Recruitment Function needs in place to deliver a class leading recruitment service? And, how have you… 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 »

Internal Recruitment Functions Dispute the Need to Financially Incentivise their Teams

Following consultation with Internal Senior Recruitment Leads at a recent Resourcing Think Tank held at SAP, Oasis HR presents findings highlighting a clear difference in opinion regarding financially incentivising in-house recruiters. Approximately 30% of those present felt that incentivising internal recruiters was unnecessary compared to the remainder of the group, who believed that monetary reward… 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 »