Whether it's for cost-cutting reasons, as a result of our new socially distanced world or streamline recruitment processes, smart businesses are exploring the limits of technology.
When Covid struck, many businesses went into self-preservation mode with their current employees and their recruitment.
The furlough scheme saw mass temporary working shifts on a scale like never before. Some organisations needed new employees – fast – while others made the difficult decision to downsize or furlough their teams.
Traditionally, talent pipelines are the pool of candidates that your organisation has been in communication with – the individuals who you have singled out as a possibility as your next key hire.
We had the pleasure of speaking with Andrea Freeman from Oxford Media & Business School (OMBS) - a key partner with us for over two decades. We delved a little deeper into our partnership over the years.
One criticism candidates sometimes have about video interviews is that it is harder to strike a genuine connection with your interviewer or panel. But there are a few techniques you can use to help combat this.
Some people will be more relaxed during a video interview; for others, it can be more stressful. This all depends on your personality and communication type.
But for camera-shy candidates who are more likely to find video interviews stressful, there are some techniques you can employ, which will help you answer questions with ease.
There are two main types of video interviews – live and pre-recorded. Most…
If you have been invited to a video interview, you might be worrying that this could put you at a disadvantage.
But what are the real differences?
The truth is that a video interview should not put you either at an advantage or a disadvantage – both have their benefits and their drawbacks.
Let’s take a closer look.
We love talking to our candidates about the jobs we match them with, and the advice they have for people who are job hunting now. Here we talk to Janet who we supported to make the move into her current role in finance at a top sports brand:
As an employer, you might want to use staff you already have to fill a vacancy which arises unexpectedly. If your employment needs are only going to be temporary (i.e. sickness or a specific timeframe) it is usually better to keep current staff in their roles and fill the temporary gap using the help of a recruitment agency so your current staff are able to keep focussing on their…
There are several different situations when you should consider hiring temporary workers for your organisation.
In our recruiting experience at Hatty, we know that there are certain qualities temporary workers have, which will add real value to your business.
There is a common misconception that temp workers are simply those ‘between jobs’ and that they would much rather be on a permanent contract but are unable to do so: this is not true
During the past year with all the changes we have encountered in the workforce, temp work is on the rise. More and more, we see self-employed and freelance workers who until recently would have been doing the same job but on the payroll of a larger company; looking for an opportunity to work on a temporary, contract or interim basis.
Looking to grow your business, stabilise in a post-Covid world or want to upskill your team for the future? Here is the seven-step process to upskilling your team for the next 12 months.
The term ‘distance economy’ refers to our new way of working – with remote workers now playing a significant part in many organisations for the first time.