Talent acquisition and mental health: talent agencies can make a difference

In this, the first of two posts on the theme of mental health and recruitment, Susie Schofield reports the experience of Rob, a candidate we recently worked with. Rob: When I left the Forces, I dabbled on the peripheries of recruitment agencies and talent-spotters. I have to admit, to someone with my background, it was difficult… Read More

How the Institution of Civil Engineers gets recruitment right

Susie Schofield writes: It’s not every day that all the candidates who were shortlisted tell us how much they enjoyed their interview with a prospective employer — but that’s what happened when we worked with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). What had ICE done to make it such an enjoyable experience. Exploring this case provides… Read More

Engagement on LinkedIn: practical advice

Anthony Haynes writes: Like, I would think, any talent business, we make extensive use of LinkedIn. This has led to a number of conversations within the company about the best ways to use the site and, as a result, I’ve been curating third party content (blog posts, podcast episodes, and so on) giving good advice… Read More

Digitalisation: implications for talent acquisition

Anthony Haynes writes: If ‘digitalisation’ has become a buzz word, it is for good reason: the trend towards digitalisation at all levels — for example, service delivery, internal communications, marketing, and procurement — continues apace. Few organisations can ignore the trend. The is evident both in our industry — the talent sector — and in… Read More

What works in recruiting for membership bodies: case study with AAT and RIBA

Anthony Haynes writes: This post collates the five previously published parts of our ‘Recruiting for membership bodies’ series. Susie Schofield writes: At FJ Wilson Talent Services (FJWTS) we work closely with professional membership organisations, awarding bodies, and learning providers. In the process, we have been fortunate to gain a number of insights into talent acquisition… Read More