What Uncertain Times in Recruitment Mean for Growing Organisations
A few weeks ago, Matt Weston from Robert Half Recruitment wrote a piece in HR Director titled ‘Retention Fears to UK PLC Intensifies’. The piece, which is well worth a read, highlighted the ‘war on talent’ facing organisations but notably raised the growing plans of senior executives to retain and train talent to secure an engaged and productive workforce.
This resonated with me, but perhaps not for the reasons you’d think. Yes, I see massive value in retaining and training excellent staff, and at Natural HR we work hard to do so. But instead, this piece resonated because, as a small but rapidly growing organisation that needs to attract new talent, we increasingly find ourselves in tricky recruitment situations, as candidates accept positions and then throw a U-turn right at the last minute.Read More