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Talent Works invests in ONS researcher to drive ‘recruitment science’ centre as it looks to hire 750 roles across UK and US

Elena Hill-Artamonova, previously Senior Research Officer at the ONS, joins Talent Works with experience in the field of psychology, psychometrics, statistics and quantitative research Talent Works is hiring over 750 tech roles for scaling businesses across the UK and North America in sectors ranging from in-demand digital skills to commercial and operational teams Manchester, UK; […]

Can Talent Mapping Help to Improve Diversity?

Whether it’s gaining a greater perspective of how your organisation needs to diversify to be an attractive prospect to candidates and support your product launch, or whether it’s identifying where talent with the necessary skills is located, talent mapping can help. Both internally and externally, it’s a very useful tool that scaling businesses can use to inform recruitment strategies to ensure success. Moreover, in an increasingly competitive tech recruitment market, it can give you an essential competitive edge.

There’s a Measurement Problem in Recruitment Marketing, and We Need to Solve It

Many talent acquisition professionals think that the role of recruitment marketing is to fill the job role and little else. However, this couldn’t be less true. Just like consumer marketing, digital campaigns can give you a vast amount of insight into your potential candidates and talent pool. You can create innovative and more intelligent strategies with the knowledge these campaigns provide, and the tools are ready to be used, as consumer marketing teams have been using them for the last decade. It seems it’s the mindset surrounding recruitment marketing that needs to alter.

Top 5 reasons why your company should be data-driven in 2020

Companies that are insights-driven are 2.8 times more likely to report double-digit growth yearly in comparison to brands not leveraging data. Utilising data to upscale your business and make better decisions is a tricky thing to undertake as most businesses think as if they do not have enough data to use or look to data as a reporting tool.   […]

How Talent Mapping Can Help You Get Ahead After the Pandemic

It’s hard to predict what will happen in the future, now more than ever. Emerging from the pandemic, businesses are finding it hard to know where they’ll be in a few weeks, never mind a few years. Talent Mapping is often regarded as a plan for businesses who are looking to grow and move forward, […]

Exploring Creative Research Methods and Their Role in Refining your EVP

We’ve been talking a lot about refining your employee value proposition and subsequent employer brand during the current climate so that you can relate to top candidates when you’re ready to hire. However, it’s impossible to shape your EVP without an informed idea of what candidates and employees are thinking. Right now, attitudes and circumstances […]

The Future of Females in Tech: Gemma McCall Culture Shift

In honour of International Women’s Day and our partnership with Tech Nation, we decided to create a series of blogs interviewing some of the UK’s most exciting female Tech Entrepreneurs. Women are still hugely under-represented in the tech industry, so we feel it is important to showcase the women that are doing great things and […]

The social diversity blind spot

Earlier this year, in a white paper about the UK’s social mobility problem, Talent Works called on employers to address their social diversity ‘blind spot’ and incorporate class in their diversity agendas. Things have taken an interesting turn since then. Last month, the BBC announced that it was considering setting targets regarding the socio-economic class […]

What’s in it for me?

It’s something our research for corporate clients has uncovered time and time again; it is the employees in an organisation that provide the biggest advantage and greatest differentiator. As one of the greatest assets to a business, leaders should be doing their utmost to position employees for success through motivation and appreciation, whether incentives are […]

Net Promoter Score (NPS) – All you need to know

First introduced in 2003, Net Promoter Score (NPS for short) has been a key way for brands to measure their consumer loyalty. Its use seems to know no industry bounds. Businesses as diverse as telecommunications, banking and food retail are all using NPS. So popular is it that an increasing number of organisations, enticed by […]

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