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The Hiring Manager Survey 2015 is an innovative, new research study from Kelly Services which looks at the future of recruiting from a hiring manager’s perspective.It focuses on three key areas of recruitment: talent acquisition, workplace and generations, and the hiring process itself.See below the results for UK   ... Read More
Hiring Process Report 2015
The complex process of hiring workers is constantly under review. And rightly so. From sourcing and attraction to candidate engagement and onboarding, the multiple steps involved in hiring top talent are interrelated and critical to the overall success of any business. It’s therefore not surprising that the hiring process is so closely monitored, as it’s this kind of scrutiny that can help a busin ... Read More
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From the world’s largest scientific companies to the smallest labs doing critical R&D—almost all organizations in science today have had to transform the way they’ve been doing business.Many changes are based on pure economics, as practically everyone is being challenged to do more with less. Within scientific industries, major shifts in the development of key products are indicators of how compan ... Read More
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However, skilled candidates are in short supply. Employers in search of engineers to support growth and innovation have to contend with an employees’ market in which organizations face intense competition to secure the best candidates.The growing global competition for qualified engineers led Kelly Services, in collaboration with Fuld and Company, to investigate factors that might lead a top engin ... Read More
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Nowhere is the rush for talent more acutely felt than in the science community. Private and public organizations want the best talent working in their labs, to drive science and technology innovation and to enhance their reputation as a preferred research destination.To attract and retain quality science talent requires an understanding of what makes scientists tick: what kind of environment do th ... Read More
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Every year, Kelly Services conducts a comprehensive survey of talent issues in many industries the world over. It is one aspect of an aggressive campaign to help the world’s companies understand what attracts, engages, and motivates workers.Understanding the talent they have and the talent they hope to attract is the foundation for creating effective strategies in workforce planning, talent analyt ... Read More
Engineering paper onboarding
On-boarding is becoming one of the most common challenges cited by engineering job seekers.As a result of ongoing pressure to attract in-demand engineering talent, the processes for hiring and assimilating engineering talent are drawing increased attention.Recent headlines confirm that candidates are asking for better communication from employers regarding their status in the application process. ... Read More
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In theory, workers are paid a rate according to the value that they create for the organisation. However, we know that simply paying people more does not increase productivity indefinitely, nor does it guarantee increased engagement and retention.Money is important, but it is not the only reason we turn up to work each day. It remains the key driver for attracting and retaining talent, but it is f ... Read More
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Every year, Kelly Services conducts a comprehensive survey of talent issues in many industries the world over. It is one aspect of an aggressive campaign to help the world’s companies understand what attracts, engages and motivates workers.Understanding the talent they have and the talent companies hope to attract is the foundation for creating effective strategies in workforce planning, talent an ... Read More
What talent wants
Every year, Kelly Services conducts a comprehensive survey of talent issues in many industries the world over. It is one aspect of an aggressive campaign to help the world’s companies understand what attracts, engages and motivates workers.Understanding the talent they have and the talent companies hope to attract is the foundation for creating effective strategies in workforce planning, talent an ... Read More
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No matter which industry vertical or sector you call home, you probably already recognise the growing talent shortage within the engineering profession. While specifics may vary between industry sectors, there are a number of key issues that will remain important or increase in significance when managing this talent gap throughout most vertical segments.Meanwhile, sourcing and hanging on to top en ... Read More
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More than just a jobThe job application and hiring process is typically a candidate’s first experience with an organisation, where initial impressions are formed.It is also a company’s first opportunity to put its best foot forward.This entire process of engagement with prospects is important – not only for successful candidates, but for others who may not secure a position, but who will form last ... Read More
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Every year, we conduct a large, global survey of workers to find out about their attitudes and feelings towards their work, the employment market and their employers. In this paper we discuss the overall trends in the 2013 survey responses, with a spotlight on those findings related to workers in the automotive sector.But first, a brief look at what’s changed over the past year.When comparing ... Read More
Candidate Experience Awards 2014
This is it— the definitive study on the candidate experience. The 2014 CandE Report from the Talent Board gives employers, jobseekers, influencers and solution providers unique insights into best practices for a successful recruitment process. Here are the key findings from our survey of 3000 candidates and 29 companies across the UK. When the CandE Awards began just four years ago, it w ... Read More
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The Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI) is an annual global survey revealing opinions about work and the workplace. Almost 230,000 people across the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions responded to the 2014 survey.The topics covered in the 2014 KGWI survey include:Engaging active and passive job seekersCareer developmentThe candidate experience from hiring to onboardingWorker preferences and workplace ... Read More
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The Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI) is an annual global survey revealing opinions about work and the workplace. Almost 230,000 people across the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions responded to the 2014 survey.The topics covered in the 2014 KGWI survey include:Engaging active and passive job seekersCareer developmentThe candidate experience from hiring to onboardingWorker preferences and workplace ... Read More
KGWI INSURANCE
The Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI) is an annual global survey revealing opinions about work and the workplace. Almost 230,000 people across the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions responded to the 2014 survey.The topics covered in the 2014 KGWI survey include:Engaging active and passive job seekersCareer developmentThe candidate experience from hiring to onboardingWorker preferences and workplace ... Read More
27 Employer Branding Best Practice Insights
Upside Down That's how employer branding looks and feels right now to those in HR and Marketing. Many of the old tools and strategies for building an authentic, globally relevant employer brand have been discarded, and new ones are taking over. Both the challenges and opportunities have grown almost in tandem, and it’s all happening at break-neck speed. One thing is clear: employer b ... Read More
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This first instalment from the 2014 Kelly Global Workforce Index, on the topic, Engaging Active and Passive Job Seekers, examines the nature of the contemporary job search process from a candidate’s perspective.  As well as those candidates that are openly looking for work, there are large numbers who are more covert in the way they approach the employment market. However, many employees ha ... Read More
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Our research about what attracts, motivates, and retains workers across different industries brought to light some striking differences. Although there is a strong pattern of voluntary attrition across all industries and regions, the responses of some 170,000 employees, globally, provide valuable insights for employers seeking to retain and engage talent in these sectors.This global industry persp ... Read More
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Our research about what attracts, motivates, and retains workers across different industries brought to light some striking differences. Although there is a strong pattern of voluntary attrition across all industries and regions, the responses of some 170,000 employees, globally, provide valuable insights for employers seeking to retain and engage talent in these sectors.  This global industry per ... Read More
Attract Life Sciences
How to Attract and Retain Talent - An Industry Perspective on Life Sciences   Our research about what attracts, motivates, and retains workers across different industries brought to light some striking differences. Although there is a strong pattern of voluntary attrition across all industries and regions, the responses of some 170,000 employees, globally, provide valuable insights for employers s ... Read More
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About a year ago, I was participating in a series of team meetings when I noticed that one question kept resurfacing: “How can we demonstrate the value of talent acquisition?” While the discussion moved to other topics, this question remained unanswered. Cost, quality and speed have underpinned the value-proposition of the talent acquisition function for many years. It has been defined by metric ... Read More
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Employees across the United Kingdom are disengaged, with less than half currently happy in their job and well over a third frequently thinking about quitting, according to the latest survey results from global workforce solutions leader, Kelly Services®. Three quarters of UK employees intend to search for a job with another company within the next year. The ‘Baby Boomer’ generation is the most ... Read More