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Mervyn Dinnen is a Talent Acquisition Analyst collaborating with, and advising, Recruitment, HR and technology businesses around the emerging trends that impact hiring, retention and engagement. He is also an award winning blogger who works with recruitment and technology companies on content marketing strategies and the creation of thought leadership whitepapers. Previously he spent over 20 years working within Recruitment and HR.


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Articles by Mervyn Dinnen

In a recent blog, I looked at some of the research and narrative around skill shortages. 

September 14, 2016

Every attempt to try and understand what’s on the agenda for CEOs, HRDs and businesses in general will arrive at the conclusion that finding and keeping people is our main priority. The way we attract and retain, engage and develop, reward and recognise are the key differentiators for businesses of all sizes and in all sectors.

March 24, 2016

The recruitment landscape has evolved rapidly in recent years. The process of attracting and hiring the talent that business needs has become ever more complex and multi-layered. Digital tools have enabled quicker and simpler applications – no longer dependant on time or location – and greatly increased the number of connections every job seeker has, putting them closer to recruiters and target companies. This raises applicant expectations for the recruitment process with new tools and technology speeding up the matching and selection.

February 25, 2016