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    Flexibility over Right to Work checks ends from 17 May

    Employers will have to check applicants’ original Right to Work documents where possible from 17 May, according to updated Home Office guidance. The post Flexibility over Right to Work checks ends from 17 May appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    TUC urges new laws to rein-in artificial intelligence

    Photo: Shutterstock The TUC has sounded the alarm over what it describes as ‘huge gaps’ in UK employment law over the use of artificial intelligence at work. New legal protections were needed as workers could be “hired and fired by algorithm” the trade union body said in a report published today (25 March). The study […] More

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    Could we see the rise of the weekend interview?

    Feeling relaxed? Settle down for a job interviewShutterstock The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed how we hire people, including how we interview and communicate with candidates. Could increased flexibility over time and location mean a surge in candidates attending interviews at the weekend? James McGill says this can be a convenient solution.  Traditionally, job interviews have […] More

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    The 2021 RAD Awards shortlist revealed

    The shortlist for the 2021 RAD Awards – which celebrate excellence in employer branding, talent attraction and recruitment advertising – has been revealed. After much deliberation from the expert industry panel of judges, the finalists in 20 categories including Candidate Experience, Employee Engagement and Employer Website have been announced. The winners – as well the […] More

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    How will technology support background screening in 2021?

    Background screening is an area ripe for automation and technological innovation. Conal Thompson looks at some of the emerging trends in this area.   Employment background screening will always be heavily dependent on technology. It impacts nearly everything the screening industry does, including the products we offer, the way our operations teams work and the delivery […] More

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    Personnel Today Awards 2020: Talent Management Award shortlist

    The Fresh Direct team pick up their award for talent management at the 2019 Personnel Today Awards We continue our countdown to the Personnel Today Awards 2020 by taking a closer look at the organisations shortlisted for the Talent Management Award, which recognises firms that have taken a proactive approach to succession planning, retention and […] More