Top Recruitment Articles This Week

Each week the JobsTheWord team picks its favourite need-to-know, interesting recruitment articles from around the web. This week includes, our victory at the everline future 50 awards, the drone industry and whether your recruitment process is undermining your organisation’s reputation.

1: JobsTheWord awarded Everline Future 50 title…

JobsTheWord are thrilled to have been listed in the Everline Future 50 – 50 of the most disruptive British businesses in 2015. With our grand plan of using big data to shake up the jobs market and provide a better way to generate results for both employers and candidates looking for a job match. The awards are presented annually by Real Business the UK’s leading title for high-growth businesses and entrepreneurial SMEs. It was great to be recognised for all the hard work the JobsTheWord team do here.

2: Drone industry could create 150,000 jobs by 2050…

According to the House of Lords EU internal market, infrastructure and employment sub-committee, the drone industry could create 150,000 jobs across Europe by 2050. According to a committee report, businesses across Europe are already using small drones for photography, filming and surveying, but they could also be used to carry out dull, dirty or dangerous jobs, such as cargo shipping and search & rescue.

3: 5,000 new jobs a month created by British factories…

Britain’s factories are creating 5,000 new jobs a month, according to the latest industry figures. Manufacturing growth reached a seven-month high in February, according to a closely-watched survey of purchasing managers.

4: The longer recruiters delay feedback, the more damage to employer brand…

Have you ever considered whether your recruitment process is undermining your organisation’s reputation? JobsTheWord used Net Promoter to gauge the reaction of more than 360 applicants and the results give concrete evidence that the longer recruiters delay applicant feedback, or neglect it entirely, the more the damage to employer brand increases. Download research here. You can comment on the findings of the study by using our official hashtag #ApplicantFeedback

5: Employers must help parents align working with childcare…

According to Thomsons Online Benefits, companies must go further to support staff with children by normalising flexible working and improving childcare provisions. Hayley Fisher, People Director at Thomsons Online Benefits explained that companies need to explore new ways of supporting staff.

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