Behind the scenes in talent acquisition: the Tony Walsh interview

  Anthony Haynes writes: In 2013 we published an interview with Tony Walsh, who directs our talent management services. We thought it was high time for an update. Q. It’s six years since we last interviewed you about your work. How has the work changed in that time? In the recruitment and selection areas there’s been an… Read More

Behind the scenes in talent acquisition: the Phil Wolfenden interview

Anthony Haynes writes: In 2013 we published an interview with one of our resourcers, Phil Wolfenden. We thought it was high time for an update. Q. It’s six years since we last interviewed you about your work. How has the work changed in that time? The essentials of the role have changed little since we… Read More

How can a talent agency complement in-house recruiters?

Anthony Haynes writes: If one of your HR team’s responsibilities is recruitment, there’s no point in using a talent agency – right? I interviewed Fiona Wilson, Managing Director of FJWTS, on this topic: One question that often arises is, how can talent agencies add value to recruitment? Shouldn’t organisations just do their own recruitment? There… Read More

The positive by-products of continuity management

Anthony Haynes writes: In my previous post I mentioned that the emphasis we give to continuity management has had some unintended consequences — positive ones, fortunately! The first such by-product is efficiency. We have sought to capture and communicate each of our business processes. The key motive here has been to have resources (protocols) available… Read More

Continuity management helps with much more than risk mitigation

Anthony Haynes writes: Ever since our foundation, in 2009, we’ve regularly focused our attention, at directorial level to continuity management. Though that might sound a boring thing to do, we have in fact learnt a number of interesting things. First, there is a danger from thinking of continuity management — by which we mean anticipation… Read More