People & talent strategies

From your recruitment process, to the technology you use and from your employer brand to onboarding, HR & Talent Acquisition leaders and teams have a lot to think about in their quest for an effective, efficient and sustainable talent strategy. 

We’re here to help you make more informed decisions to help you attract, engage and retain the talent your business needs to succeed. Sign up to our upcoming events, read our latest insights or try our talent acquisition health check tool.




    • STEM talent trends in 2022: Steering talent to your business in a candidate-driven market

      Hosted on 21st January 2022

    • We’ll cover the key driving forces behind STEM Talent Trends in 2022, how to catch up with them, and how to future-proof your recruitment process to ensure your business is a candidate’s perfect destination. 

    Watch on-demand
    • Build Back Better: Smarter Hiring in the ‘New Normal’

      Hosted on 13th May 2021

    • After a year of turmoil, businesses are looking to bounce back and grow their teams. But hiring in the ‘new normal’ is not easy. When should companies invest in headcount? How do HR & Talent Strategies need to change in light of COVID-19? And what is the best way of recruiting in this new world? 

    Watch on-demand
    • How to create cost savings through your contingent workforce

      Hosted on 15th October 2020

      Discover the cost-saving initiatives you can unlock through your contingent workforce and how it works in practice.

    Watch on-demand
    • Keeping gender diversity on the engineering & technology agenda post-COVID

    • Hosted on 3rd December 2020

      Gain practical advice from our expert panel on how to boost the diversity of your workforce

    Watch on-demand



Tools & resources

Flexible workforce health-check


Flexible workforce health-check

Answer three questions to receive a summary of the health of your contingent recruitment strategies based on cost control, visibility and compliance.

Take the health-check 

talent acquisition health-check


Talent acquisition health-check

Answer just three quick questions and receive a detailed summary of the performance of your talent acquisition based on time, quality and cost of hire.

Take the health-check 

12 key pillars of flexible workforce management


12 key pillars of a flexible workforce solution guide

This useful guide offers insight to the 12 key components of a successful flexible workforce solution including Technology, Cost Control & Savings and Risk & Compliance Management.

Download the guide 

12 key pillars of talent acquisition


12 key pillars of talent acquisition guide

This guide offers insight to 12 key ‘pillars’ every successful talent acquisition function should focus on, with key questions to ask of your organisation at every stage.

Download the guide 



warning signs you need to invest in headcount

5 Warning Signs it’s Time to Invest in Headcount

Is it the right time to invest in headcount? Is it too early to build out your recruitment plan - or are you already too late? There’s no such thing as a perfect time to invest in headcount. However, there are a number of signs that signal when it’s right for your business. 

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why you should invest in talent density

What is Talent Density and Why Should You Worry About it?

When it comes to the people that make up your organisation and define your success, how much of a difference could a high concentration of talent make? 

Highly successful companies such as Netflix have built ‘Talent Density’ into their organisational culture based on one simple belief...

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post-recession people strategy

It’s Personnel - 6 Key Considerations for Your Post-Recession People Strategy

If you don’t adapt quickly, your business won’t just struggle to retain its current talent - you’ll struggle to attract new talent, too. That’s a big loss for you, and a big win for your competitors. What do you do? 

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workplace change

The Workplace is Changing - is Your Business Ready?

For many office-based businesses, COVID-19 has created more questions than answers. However, amidst the uncertainty of the post-pandemic workplace, two points stand clear. 1. The office isn’t dead - it’s evolving & 2. Businesses need to cater to these changes - or risk losing talent to their competitors. 

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total talent mentality

The good, the bad & the ugly of managing a remote STEM workforce

As a result of COVID-19, businesses and their employees have had to adjust to a new way of working. And although there are many positive aspects to a remote working environment, there are also a number of challenges to overcome for employers

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the risk of a bad EVP

Neglect your EVP and face losing top talent

Lee Hanna, Client Relationship Director – Infrastructure, explains the importance of a compelling Employer Value Proposition & shares the consequences of not having one.

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health care

What does your staff turnover say about your employer brand?

The length of time that people stay at your company, or tenure rate, is a key metric for identifying the value your business provides its employees, and the quality of your employer value proposition. Do you measure yours?

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The three biggest RPO misconceptions - debunked

In his latest article, Paul King, MD of Gattaca Solutions describes the expectations versus reality of Recruitment Process Outsourcing.

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reduce cost-per-hire

Reduce cost-per-hire with an RPO solution, here's how...

A Recruitment Process Outsourcing Solution could help reduce your cost-per-hire in a number of ways. We review the three main benefits for talent acquisition teams in this article.

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contingent workforce solution saves costs

Three ways a Contingent Workforce Solution can save costs

A Contingent Workforce Solution also known as an MSP (Managed Service Programme) could help you unlock cost savings, provide greater control and more visibility over spend on your flexible workforce. Find out how in this article as we delve into the three main ways a Contingent Workforce Solutions can save costs.

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contingent workforce solution improves visibility

How to gain visibility on the location, cost and output of your contractor workforce

Finding Information about the location, cost and output of your contractor population can be crucial when evaluating the performance of your contingent workforce. So how could a contingent workforce solution help your business secure greater visibility on your contractor workforce?

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contingent workforce solution improves compliance

How a Managed Service Programme (MSP) for recruitment can increase compliance

Contractor compliance is a big factor to manage on your own; legislative requirements are always changing and one single human error can set you back a long way. So with this in mind, how could a Managed Service Programme (MSP) for recruitment help you?

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