Be Inspired: Nationwide’s Candidate Experience Revamp

The Nationwide Building Society used candidate and new hire feedback to identify areas for improvement and investment. Nationwide is designing a new recruitment plan to improve the experience candidates face during its job application process. The building society sought feedback about its entire application management process from more than 1,000 candidates who applied for jobs with Nationwide […]
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Behavioural Interviewing

Both research and management experience suggest that using behavioural interviewing as an approach will help you to identify suitable job applicants and reduce staff turnover. They involve using planned questions relating to applicants’ past work background and the position they are applying for. Behavioural interviewing is based on the premise that past behaviour is most […]
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Recruitment and Selection Policy – An Example

It is vital that when recruiting new members of staff you follow an agreed process that meets all current legal requirements. This example Recruitment & Selection Policy needs to be viewed alongside any current employment law and your own internal policies and procedures.   RECRUITMENT & SELECTION POLICY EXAMPLE  
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A Guide to Recruiting Staff

Most employers fully appreciate that the success of an organisation can hinge on its staff. But, finding and keeping the right number of employees with the necessary abilities and attitudes requires skills which can sometimes be undervalued, overlooked or simply rushed. This guide, produced by ACAS, is aimed at employers looking to handle recruitment themselves […]
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Millennials: Burden, Blessing, Or Both?

Companies often complain about the unrealistic expectations of millennial workers, but heeding their call to action can improve the work environment for everyone. The writers of this McKinsey report believe that it's time for leaders of organisations to stop debating the millennial problem, hoping that this supposedly exotic flock of sheep will get with the […]
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Assessment Centres – What’s Involved

Assessment Centres are designed to help organisations select the best candidates for roles by testing their suitability using a variety of exercises and activities. The following gives you an overview of what to expect when asked to attend an assessment centre and some advice on how to prepare. Assessment centres can be used to recruit […]
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