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Scotland Ecomomic Outlook

Carole Dyvore

There is an air of positivity with the latest forecast from the CBI suggesting that businesses are more confident about the future than they have been for some time. We are optimistic that this trend will continue as the economy continues to recover. Read more 

 Jason S. Morga   How to reach Gen Now 
Jason S. Morga
There are fundamental reasons why organisations, not just HR departments and HR leaders, must respond to generational issues - and quickly. The fact is, although there is a deluge of anecdotal evidence suggesting that the different generations’ mindsets and approaches to work are worlds apart, we now know that the modern workplace is occupied by a constituency that - across the age spectrum. Read more
 Lance J. Richards  

 

 Could you live without the Internet? Gen Y says no. 
Lance J. Richards
Members of Gen Y place a high value on connectivity. In fact, a recent Cisco report found that more than half of Gen Y students felt that they could not live without the Internet. Yes, you read that correctly, "could not live" without it. Read more

 

 TODD WHEATLAND  

 Job changes more common in Europe
Todd Wheatland
More Australians changed jobs over the past year than workers in any other country. Yet, when we look at the list of the top ten countries in terms of worker attrition over the year, Eurozone nations dominate. Read more

 Gary Jones

 

 Work in the UK: 2013 Employment Outlook - INFOGRAPHIC
Gary Jones
Official business statistics show a generally weak economic outlook for the UK in 2013/14, although retail sales and manufacturing output has increased. Within a stagnant economy the labour market has remained relatively resilient, although inflation is up and unemployment in the public sector has slowed significantly.   Read more   

 Rachael Moss    How do candidates feel about the social media job search?
Rachael Moss, May 16th 2013
Most working-age people today have some experience operating inside companies and working as part of an organised workforce. But that's all changing—and much faster than many of us may realise.  Read more 
 Carl Camden    What is the future of the free agent?
Carl Camden, May 15th 2013
Most working-age people today have some experience operating inside companies and working as part of an organised workforce. But that's all changing—and much faster than many of us may realise. Read more 
 Rachael Moss    Get Mobile
Rachael Moss, May 3rd 2013
Why is the digital channel changing recruiting? In this clip from the recent TruLondon event I spoke with Andy Hyatt about how organizations can integrate digital channels into their existing recruitment efforts.  Read more  

 Dominic Graham

   Talent Knows Talent
Dominic Graham, April 29th 2013
Why is it that so many employee referral programs fail? In this clip from the recent TruLondon event, Bill Boorman answers this question and explains what he sees as the benefits and limitations of 'social' referrals for recruitment purposes.  Read more  
 Rachael Moss    Are Your Networks All You Really Need?
Rachael Moss, April 19th 2013
Can you rely solely on your professional network to find your next job? In this clip from the recent TruLondon event, I speak with Jorgen Sundberg from Link Humans about the hidden job market and why most jobs are never advertised.  Read more  
 Sally Hunter    How Good is Your Candidate Experience?
Sally Hunter, April 17th 2013
I spoke with Leigh Carpenter from The Candidate Experience Awards at TruLondon. In this short clip we discuss how employers can determine their benchmark for a 'good' candidate experience, and why every member of the workforce is always a potential candidate.  Read more  
 Lauren Clovis    What is the Democratic Workplace?
Lauren Clovis, April 15th 2013
From the smallest decisions to the most important, the democratic workplace is no place for command and control, as Miranda Ash from WorldBlu explains in this clip.  Read more 
 Lauren Clovis    Good Culture Branding is your Best Candidate Filter
Lauren Clovis, April 11th 2013
At the end of the second day of the recent TruLondon event,I talked to organiser Bill Boorman about what his key takeaways had been from the discussions. Read more  
 Lauren Clovis    What's the Next Big Things for Recruiters?
Lauren Clovis, April 5th 2013
From the recent TruLondon event, I speak with Shane McCusker about the different types of recruitment and how new social tools are radically changing recruiters' practices.  Read more