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21/08/2019
  Here at Chapple, we’ve been aware of the increasing use of video in the recruitment process over the last few years, but even we were astonished to see these statistics courtesy of Firefish: 82% of all global internet traffic will be video by 2021 82% of candidates now search for jobs on mobile, and…
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29/07/2019
  In part one which you can read here, we focused on what’s new in the diversity and inclusion arena around neurodiversity and discussed some very encouraging new initiatives within talent acquisition. In part two, the focus is on hiring for diversity generally. While companies are finding it increasingly difficult to hire qualified employees, many…
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11/06/2019
  Following the government requirement for employers to publish their gender pay gap statistics, the debate has widened to include diversity in general and it is clear there is still much work to be done.   Having a diverse workforce isn’t just good for the company image, it is proven to increase profits.  In the…
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29/03/2019
  The current UK employment rate is currently estimated to be 76.1%, the highest figure on record. The UK unemployment rate is 3.9%, the lowest since November 1974. These are encouraging figures if you are looking for a job as they make it a candidate market. But for companies with key vacancies and anyone involved…
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19/02/2019
  There is always a lot of discussion in the corporate world at the beginning of every year about what’s in store for the coming months, and for the HR profession, it is no different. LinkedIn recently published their predictions after surveying 5,000 talent acquisition professionals around the globe, probably one of the largest HR/talent…
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18/12/2018
At this time of year, some of us start to wonder if it is time to move to pastures new to advance our careers, but is it better to stay where you are and work towards a promotion, or move to a new company altogether? If salary is the only thing that matters to you,…
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09/10/2018
Imposter Syndrome is a condition that isn’t often talked about but can affect large numbers of people. What is it? According to Wikipedia, ‘Impostor syndrome is a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a “fraud”. Despite external evidence of their competence, those experiencing this phenomenon remain convinced that…
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14/09/2018
In the business world, there are two buzzwords on everyone’s lips at the moment – ‘digital transformation’. In the last 10 years, everything has changed. We have all been disrupted by the digital revolution in good ways and bad. Now, everyone from the bottom to the top of an organisation understands… to some degree at…
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01/02/2018
  This article is a guest blog contributed by Helen Borich, member of the editorial staff at MyHub Intranet Solutions.   If you’re one of those people whose first thoughts on reading this title are, ‘What’s all the fuss about? My team are a happy enough bunch. I haven’t got time for employee engagement’, then this article is…
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09/01/2018
Digital skills just a few years ago were considered to be a niche skill set, only needed by coders and web developers. Today, they are increasingly important, even vital to the operation of most businesses in the UK and for almost every member of the workforce. But we are facing a critical shortage of digital…
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