46 episodes

Practical advice and resources for employers, hiring managers, in-house recruitment teams, job candidates, and job seekers

Recruitment in the modern world Fiona Wilson

    • Business

Practical advice and resources for employers, hiring managers, in-house recruitment teams, job candidates, and job seekers

    Coaching: an inside view, with Fiona Wilson

    Coaching: an inside view, with Fiona Wilson

    Anthony Haynes writes: Though the majority of our episodes concern talent acquisition, we also cover wider aspects of human resources - notably talent development. That is our focus here. In particular, drawing on Fiona Wilson's experience of providing coaching services, we reflect on the nature of coaching.In particular, we explore:who benefits most from coaching - and howwhich contexts are most suitablehow to establish goals, scope, and expectationscharacteristics of getting started an...

    • 22 min
    DEI in talent acquisition, with Dawn Pike

    DEI in talent acquisition, with Dawn Pike

    Anthony Haynes writes: My impression from attending Recruitment Expo a couple of weeks ago was that a couple of themes were dominating discussion - one was technology, especially AI, and the other was diversity, equality, and inclusion (DEI).When it comes to the latter, we think there's a premium on discussion that is rooted in experience and deals with specifics. In this episode, our returning guest - Dawn Pike of New Dawn Consulting - absolutely fits the bill.Here Dawn reflects on her exper...

    • 30 min
    Good practice in onboarding and induction, with Dawn Pike

    Good practice in onboarding and induction, with Dawn Pike

    Anthony Haynes writes: So, you've completed the selection process and offered the job to your favoured candidate: how does the journey progress from there? This episode focuses on two key, inter-locking, processes: onboarding and induction. To guide us through the journey, we interview expert HR consultant Dawn Pike of New Dawn PR (logo featured here). With the help of a positive case study - appointing a senior role at Dawn's previous employer, International House London.Our conversation cov...

    • 35 min
    Using social media effectively

    Using social media effectively

    Anthony Haynes writes: Our work at FJ Wilson Talent Services is concerned with social media in two ways. The first (perhaps more minor way) concerns our own use of social media; the second concerns our stakeholders'.In this episode, we reflect on the characteristics of effective use of social media. In particular, we consider:the significance of opportunity cost and the need for disciplinewhich metrics matterthe need to move beyond treating social media purely as push mediaFurther listeningIf...

    • 15 min
    How talent agencies work: content production with Bart Hallmark

    How talent agencies work: content production with Bart Hallmark

    Anthony Haynes writes: Talent agencies contribute most effectively to talent acquisition when there's an empathy between agencies and their stakeholders.Our series, How Talent Acquisition Works, is designed to contribute to the development of such empathy.We explore the work of an agency by exploring in turn each of the roles involved.In addition to the client-facing and candidate-facing roles, we include in the series the contribution of ancillary roles.In this episode, the seventh interview...

    • 15 min
    How talent agencies work: interviewing and media, with Sherah Beckley

    How talent agencies work: interviewing and media, with Sherah Beckley

    Anthony Haynes writes: Talent agencies contribute most effectively to talent acquisition when there's an empathy between agencies and their stakeholders.Our series, How Talent Acquisition Works, is designed to contribute to the development of such empathy.We explore the work of an agency by exploring in turn each of the roles involved. In addition to the client-facing and candidate-facing roles, we include in the series the contribution of ancillary roles. In this episode, the sixth interview...

    • 13 min

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