Posts Tagged: internal recruitment

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 »

7 Steps You Should Follow When Implementing a Recruitment Data Strategy

Despite popular belief, internal recruitment teams don’t tend to suffer from a shortage of data. From payroll insights to candidate source information; there’s a great deal of insight that can be gleaned from standard activities to help benchmark your function and inform business decisions. However, without understanding what data you actually need to collect, interpret… 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 »

7 Questions Recruitment Leaders Must Ask Themselves Before They Define an Onboarding Strategy

With poor onboarding repeatedly held responsible for why employees resign in their first year, we challenged senior Resourcing and HR leaders from our Think Tank community to shed some light on best practice onboarding. Collectively, we’ve prepared seven questions (and answers!) that you should ask yourself before you define your strategy. This Resourcing Think Tank,… Read more »

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 – 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 »

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 – 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 – 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 – 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 »

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 – 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 – 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 – 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 »

Making the Move from Agency to In-house Recruitment

Marc Douch

So you want to move from agency to in-house? Here’s seven things you may not have previously thought about… During my career at Oasis HR, I have spent a lot of time building my network within the internal recruitment space. I like to think I have a pretty solid understanding of the make-up of these… 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 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 »