Category Archives: The hr inspire blog

This week’s HR Highlights – 4th July 2018

This week’s HR Highlights tackle some of the most topical People priorities, from getting the best out of your team and empowering employee happiness through to identifying workplace bullying and the impact of flexible working.   How to get the best out of your team The skills that make you into a great boss are […]

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Six Steps to Recruitment Success

  By Kimberley Williams, Junior Resourcer at hr inspire   Just under a year ago I took a leap of faith into Recruitment, worlds away from the legal sector that I left behind. Some would understandably scratch their         heads   at my decision to hop across to a different lane with a completely […]

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This week’s HR Highlights – 27th June 2018

From the BBC’s new approach to job short lists to the keys ways to improve employees’ physical well being and the things businesses need to do to drive performance, make sure you don’t miss this week’s HR highlights!   BBC to ban all-white shortlists The BBC has announced plans to mandate the inclusion of at […]

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CV Screening – Can you spot a pretender?

Nowadays, writing a CV is becoming a complex art form and people are investing increasing amounts of time and energy ensuring they get their application just right. How can you make sure you’re neither having the wool pulled over your eyes or binning the perfect candidate? Whether you have experienced full-time in-house recruiters or use […]

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This week’s HR Highlights – 20th June 2018

Do you know the best ways to avoid Summer sick days? Or the types of humour that can either help or hinder your career? This week’s HR highlights looks at these topics as well as paternity leave, the Gig economy and top tips for start-ups…   Why new fathers are too scared to take paternity […]

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What to wear to an interview?

You have taken the time to craft your CV, write your cover letter and send off your job application. And drumroll …  you’ve managed to score an interview! *crowd cheers*   It’s key to research the company and have a think about common interview questions, but what is also important is your choice of clothing. First […]

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This week’s HR Highlights – 13th June 2018

From supporting mental health in the workplace through to the most sought-after UK jobs & the happiest and saddest professions, make sure you’re up to date on the latest HR talking points with this week’s HR highlights.   How to create a culture that supports mental health Mental health is a growing issue in society, […]

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Social Media – need some tips?

In the age of social media, growing numbers of employers are searching for candidates online before they ever call them for an interview. Employers screen candidates on social media for a number of reasons: Some employers find it interesting to learn about a candidate through their online profiles in addition to just their resume and […]

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This week’s HR Highlights – 6th June 2018

This week’s HR highlights focuses on some of the hidden risks to your business, from the self employed vs employed debate to workplace sexism and the costs of alcohol, drug & tobacco abuse. Read on to ensure you’re aware of the latest HR talking points.   Self-employed staff, are they still a risk to your […]

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How to spot the dream employee

With so many candidates walking into the interview room, all using the same buzzwords and the same rehearsed answers, how can you be sure that you don’t miss the perfect candidate when they sit in front of you? It is something we recruiters dream about most nights. While jobseekers long to find their ideal role […]

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