Author: Helen Haddon
GDPR – A Year on for Executive Search
So was it all just hype, another Y2K? Were Search Firms hit by a Tsunami of Data Subject Access Requests? Was it all bad news for executive search? Apparently not! Our survey with Invenias of Executive Search reveals the answers to 10 key questions. https://view.joomag.com/gdpr-insights-from-one-year-on-gdpr-survey-final/0499582001560793654?short Data breaches were caused by […]Read More
Are you GDPR Ready? Diagnose the extent of your GDPR problem
With privacy laws quickly changing, are you and your business GDPR ready? Jobscience are running a complimentary speaker event where top industry experts help you navigate GDPR – and then just two days later – on Wednesday 7th March they’ll be joining Louise Triance to talk about how recruiters, YOU, […]Read More
Reasons why Recruitment Business Leaders are falling in love with the GDPR
Reasons why recruitment business leaders are falling in love with the GDPR. Did I hear that correctly? You said that “your business is better managed because of the GDPR?”. Yes, believe it or not, our clients are telling us that “the GDPR is making their business stronger and better managed.” […]Read More
Catch Up: Firefish Crowdcast – Should Recruitment Agencies care about the GDPR?
Firefish: Novembers Crowdcast – Should Recruitment Agencies care about the GDPR? Helen Haddon and John Rose share their thoughts on if recruitment agencies need to care about GDPR. Expect insights on: Why recruitment agencies should care about GDPR What sectors will benefit the most from GDPR and who will struggle […]Read More
GDPR for recruiters- ICO session at Bullhorn Live 11th October 2017
Picture the scene – the ICO poised to speak about the GDPR to approximately 500 recruiters at Bullhorn Live yesterday . The lights were dimmed, the anticipation of receiving some clarity was almost palpable. Surely after this session we’ll all understand what we need to about the GDPR? Fast forward […]Read More
Jobscience with ComplyGDPR: UNDERSTAND YOUR DATA AND BE GDPR READY
Join Helen Haddon and Lucy Kendall of ComplyGDPR at Jobscience for a free speaker event where top industry experts help you navigate AI, Analytics and GDPR. Time: 09:30 -12:30 Location: 30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB Register here: https://tinyurl.com/ybe3zqlz You’ll learn: Top 10 data insights that will transform your revenue […]Read More
Firefish Crowdcast: Should your Recruitment Agency care about GDPR?
Firefish Crowdcast Join Helen Haddon of ComplyGDPR, along with John Rose of Resourceful and Cameron McLennan of Firefish, on the 31st of October at 4pm. They will be sharing thoughts on GDPR and whether or not you should care about it. Expect lots of actionable insights, including: Whether GDPR […]Read More
10 reasons for a business in the recruitment sector to ignore the GDPR & the ICO
Finally, an article to challenge the GDPR hysteria amongst recruiters. Over the past four months I’ve had discussions with a large number of executive search and recruitment businesses. I’ve heard a range of reasons why some businesses are going to ignore the GDPR and run the risk of the […]Read More
Lucy Kendall podcast with Airsource GDPR and recruitment
ComplyGDPR’s very own Lucy Kendall talking about how this Regulation will impact the world of recruitment, thanks to the AirSource crew for inviting us along. For AirSource listeners we are providing access to our Readiness Audit Lite- to give you start on your GDPR journey. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request the […]Read More
Lucy Kendall of ComplyGDPR to speak at Grovelands GDPR event 17th August
Lucy Kendall of ComplyGDPR will be speaking on the everyday realities of working in recruitment under the GDPR. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-gdpr-from-a-recruitment-perspective-tickets-36071297221 ComplyGDPR brings together the expertise of CMS (Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang) Data Privacy Partner Elle Todd, Lucy Kendall and Helen Haddon’s extensive experience in the executive search […]Read More
Recruiters take note – new proposal to impose criminal prosecutions under the UK version of the GDPR
Recruitment businesses and Executive Search firms assessing the impact of the GDPR, should take note of the statement of intent in respect of The New Data Protection Bill published yesterday by the Department for Digital, Culture Media & Sport https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/635900/2017-08-07_DP_Bill_-_Statement_of_Intent.pdf The statement of intent dated 7th August, sets out how the […]Read More
The countdown has started – a year to prepare for the GDPR – what needs to be done?
As the GDPR is a new regulation, firstly you need a good understanding of the implications of the regulation. This typically means seeking legal advice. A data flow analysis of a typical executive search or recruitment firm by ComplyGDPR and CMS discovered that legal drafting is required for approximately 20 documents. […]Read More
Why legal advice is only part of the solution in preparing for the GDPR in a recruitment sector business
A common complaint from firms who have sought advice from their lawyers or generic GDPR consultants, is that they find that their advice or approach is impractical to implement in the business. Having grasped the implications of the legislation, Helen Haddon, a consultant with 20 years operational experience in executive […]Read More
IT Security, recruitment and the GDPR
A key piece of assessing the risk and mitigating risks that a recruitment business creates for its clients and candidates in holding their data is IT Security. Recently, we all had a huge wakeup, with the global spread of the WannaCry ransomware crippling many organisations globally including the NHS. It […]Read More
How does the GDPR affect executive search and recruitment processes?
The core of the legislation is the assertion that an individual’s right to privacy and control over his/her own data is a fundamental human right. Despite being EU legislation, it applies to companies outside Europe when they process data of EU citizens. The GDPR touches everything from assignment work, marketing, […]Read More