According to the ONS, zero-hour contracts appear to form part of the ‘those who are employed’ stats. But are zero hours contracts representative of unscrupulous employer behaviour? Or is what the next generation of workers actually want?
A new hip and happening ‘thing’ that employers are encouraged to allow their staff time to pursue, the side hustle should be neither cool or celebrated as it’s indicative of employers not willing to pay enough for much-needed talent…
As we come out of the pandemic, the economy has bounced back faster and stronger than anyone imagined and the number of jobs available are at record levels.
Lord Chris Holmes, one of the judges for our Talent Acquisition awards rounded off a great winners ceremony with an important question:
Even pre-pandemic, there were numerous events, including our own, discussing the critical resourcing metrics and how can they be measured, how can TA leaders harness data and AI to create insight which will effectively inform their decisions and ultimately how to ensure TA Leaders get a seat at the table.
One thing that is pretty clear from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s latest recruitment industry report is that their obsession with big numbers is something they’re not going to give up easily.