Impact of new hires ‘measured too early,’ finds global research

News Article - 25/04/2012 : hires, recruitment, talent metrics

Recruitment and talent metrics more prevalent in UK than France and Germany

More than three quarters of HR professionals worldwide measure the impact of new hires after 12 months to gauge the success of their recruitment process, a study...

HR needs to raise the bar on recruitment, says report

News Article - 30/03/2012 : hr, recruitment, report, Human Resources, Human Resources

There is a need to raise the bar in HR recruitment to avoid the "lottery" that currently exists in finding the right people for the industry, according to a report released today.

The "Raising the bar in HR recruitment (cobblers'...

HR directors believe social media is ineffective for recruitment, survey finds

News Article - 21/03/2012 : recruitment, social media, Human Resources, Human Resources, Technology

More than half (55%) of HR directors believe that social media platforms are an ineffective recruitment tool and a further 15% are unsure of their effectiveness, according to a survey by recruitment firm Robert Half.

HR directors...

HR needs to raise the bar on recruitment, says report

News Article - 13/03/2012 : recruitment, Human Resources, Human Resources

There is a need to raise the bar in HR recruitment to avoid the "lottery" that currently exists in finding the right people for the industry, according to a report released today.

The "Raising the bar in HR recruitment (cobblers'...

Lateral damage: failed hires cost London dear

News Article - 27/02/2012 : recruitment, Human Resources, Human Resources

With attrition rates for lateral hires running at 31 per cent, firms need to improve their City recruitment strategies.

When last year I revealed in The Lawyer (14 February 2011) that around a third of partners hired into London...

New Addition to the LSN Team - White Here, Right Now

News Article - 19/01/2012 : LSN, recruitment

Following the continued popularity of the community website legalsupportnetwork.co.uk(LSN) during the past 12 months, which has seen the website traffic more than double, LSN are excited to welcome a...

New Addition to the LSN Team - White Here, Right Now

News Article - 19/01/2012 : LSN, recruitment

Following the continued popularity of the community website legalsupportnetwork.co.uk(LSN) during the past 12 months, which has seen the website traffic more than double, LSN are excited to welcome a...

Wage freezes end but pay restraint 'still the norm'

News Article - 19/01/2012 : recession, recruitment, Human Resources, Human Resources

Pay and recruitment freezes have thawed as employers prepare for growth with targeted recruitment, CBI research has revealed.

But the business group's survey,...

Employers cool on ex-public sector workers, survey finds

News Article - 19/01/2012 : recruitment, Human Resources, Human Resources

An overwhelming majority of private-sector employers believe former public-sector workers are unrealistic about finding jobs in the private sector, according to research published by recruitment firm Hays.

The survey of 1,435 employees and...

SRA hires former Linklaters partner as first ever City law firm adviser

News Article - 19/01/2012 : recruitment, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, Risk & Compliance, Risk & Compliance

Former Linklaters partner Nick Eastwell was today announced as the Solicitors Regulation Authority's (SRA) first ever chief adviser on City law firms.

Mr Eastwell, who spent 29 years with Linklaters, 21 as a partner, will act as a "...

Employers 'ill-prepared' for managing reward risk, says CIPD research

News Article - 19/01/2012 : cipd, recruitment, tax, Human Resources, Human Resources, Risk & Compliance

More employers are now struggling to manage the key risks associated with employee reward and its effect on recruitment and retention, new CIPD research has found.

The proportion of HR professionals who believe their organisation or...

Generation Y distrusts bosses, finds study

News Article - 19/01/2012 : recession, recruitment, Human Resources, Human Resources

Nearly a third of generation Y workers do not trust their employer, a study by recruitment consultants Badenoch and Clark has found.

In the survey of 1,002 office-based professionals aged 16 to 24, almost a third (32.2 per cent) said they...

Balance Recruitment Expands To Build Desk in Temp & Interim Recruitment

News Article - 19/01/2012 : balance recruitment, recruitment, Human Resources, Human Resources

The team at Balance Recruitment are delighted to be able to welcome Tom Reynolds on board to head their temporary and interim division, bringing to the firm his invaluable financial recruitment experience, specialising within the Media &...

Elite and Cogence Direct offer staffing support to financial and PM systems

News Article - 19/01/2012 : Elite, elite 3e, financial management, practice management, recruitment, Technology, Technology

Law firms can now ensure cost-effective and comprehensive practice management and financial system implementation support through an arrangement between Elite, part of Thomson Reuters, and Cogence Direct.

Cogence Direct is a niche...

Today's teenagers expect to earn £51,000 by age 35

News Article - 19/01/2012 : recruitment, salary, Human Resources, Human Resources, Practice Management

Teenagers expect to earn more than £50,000 by their mid-30s, a survey by NatWest bank has revealed.

A study of 10,000 young people found the average expected salary by 35 was £51,000. London's 12- to 19-year-olds believed they would be...