How to ensure you get the right person: the Royal College of Physicians story

Karen Haynes writes: The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is the leading body for physicians in the UK and internationally, with 36,000 members, over 400 staff, and a 500-year history.  A patient-centred and clinically led organisation, the RCP’s core mission is to improve patient care and reduce illness. Linda Asamoah is Director of HR at… Read More

Employment branding? We’ve got some resources for that

Anthony Haynes writes: Much discussion of branding focuses on consumer experience. Recently, however, there has been increasing recognition that brands need to consider another set of stakeholders, namely employees — actual and prospective. Hence the concept of ’employment brand’. One of the functions of this website is to curate helpful online resources from third parties.… Read More

Season of mists and mellow job interviews: advice for candidates

Anthony Haynes writes: Shadows lengthen, holidays become a memory, and the rate of job interviews accelerates. When it comes to talent acquisition, September matters. To support candidates we provide two forms of resources. First, there is our own guide, Being Interviewed.  It provides tips on how to prepare, what to do on the day, and… Read More

Talent acquisition: does location matter?

Anthony Haynes writes: Recently the topic of geographical location has risen in profile. This is a consequence of its connection to contentious debates in political economy. In France, Christophe Guilluy has pointed to the significance of geographical disparity: the elite live in metropolitan centres; ordinary people, who live far from those centres, experienced a much… Read More

Talent acquisition strategy: the role of client diversity

Anthony Haynes writes: First, a little context. Our business development strategy at FJ Wilson Talent Services is designed to help us to become, for organisations for professionals, what Sophie Macpherson Ltd has become for the art world — the go-to agency. Our clients play a key role in this strategy — not only because they… Read More