As more and more prospective applicants are using the internet to look for vacancies, increasing numbers of businesses are turning to eRecruitment systems to cater for the trend. Systems such as iRecruit offer many advantages over the more traditional methods of both advertising the vacancy, and administering the application process.
Archive for September, 2012
Traditionally, companies had to purchase, install, configure and maintain the IT environments required to run business critical systems (like CIPHR). The costs involved in purchasing servers, software licenses and upgrades etc, although exponential, were accepted as a necessary evil……….until SaaS (Software as a Service) arrived on the scene.
In a recent report from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation, it is argued that businesses should be encouraging flexible working. Highlighted in the news by the recent London Olympics, flexible hours were granted temporarily by many organisations in order to ease congestion on public transport and the road network around the UK capital.
By Chris Berry, managing director of Computers In Personnel.
The decision to stay in a new job is usually made within the first six months and research suggests that the main reason that new hires leave is a lack of cultural adaptation – they don’t feel the love! Although some recruitment failures can’t be avoided, they should be limited where possible because their cost to the business can be dramatic. In fact, most organisations agree that replacing an employee in the first year of their employment costs upwards of twice their annual salary. And, that’s before many of the less obvious, sometimes more peripheral, costs are taken into consideration. Continue reading →