Is Jobcentre recruitment a complete waste of time?

The Jobcentre offers a free recruitment service for UK employers. But according to recruitment expert Mahasen Gunawardena, Jobcentre recruitment is often a waste of time. In this interview, Mahasen explains why – and what you can do about it.

June 19, 2019
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Can artificial intelligence and HR actually work together?

AI is no different to a hammer. It is a tool we have invented, to help us do a job that we are not very good at. But instead of hitting nails, AI crunches data. So how can we use this knowledge to improve the way artificial intelligence and HR work together?

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How to deal with an influx of HR data

Dealing with an influx of HR data is a necessary evil. Mergers, acquisitions, recruitment drives, they all mean the same thing – a dump truck of HR data heading your way. But what’s the best way to deal with it quickly and accurately?

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Which clock in and out machine should employers use?

The first clock in out machine was invented in 1888. How things have changed since then! But which type of time tracker is right for your business?

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How outsourcing has changed the HR department: the pros and cons

Outsourcing. It can save money and hassle, but should you really outsource your HR department? Or should you keep it in-house? Let’s explore the pros and cons of both options.

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Alternatives to Bradford Factor for measuring absence

There's plenty of ways to measure absence - and plenty of alternatives to Bradford Factor scoring. Here's how to calculate the 'Lost Time' and 'Frequency' rate.

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Why you should stop collecting irrelevant HR data

Sometimes, the extra data you include in your HR records can actually be a business liability. Not only could it leave you open to a discrimination claim, but it could also cause a compliance issue with GDPR.

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