Job security tops candidates’ wish lists for 2017

Dec 8, 2016

Job seekers are more likely to be motivated by job security than a good salary when looking for a role in 2017, with uncertainty and anxiety on the rise, according to research by Indeed. ... more or comment here

Job security tops candidates’ wish lists for 2017

The Ri5 profile: Hannah Capocci, AIA Worldwide

Dec 8, 2016

Hannah Capocci is a web developer at AIA, responsible for building some of the most engaging, interactive – and award-winning – careers websites for clients across an array of sectors. ... more or comment here

Glassdoor announces top UK places to work in 2017

Dec 7, 2016

Glassdoor has announced the winners of its ninth annual Employees’ Choice Awards, highlighting the best places to work in 2017. ... more or comment here

UK ‘set for a million agency workers’ by 2020

Dec 6, 2016

There has been a 30% increase in the number of agency workers in the UK since 2011, but each of these faces an average pay penalty of more than £400, according to a report by think tank the Resolution Foundation. ... more or comment here

Penna’s Browning joins MyKindaFuture board

Dec 6, 2016

MyKindaFuture has appointed Gary Browning, former CEO of Penna, as an advisory board member to provide strategic direction and advice during a period of growth for the company. ... more or comment here

Call for university applications overhaul due to ‘incorrect’ A-level predictions

Dec 8, 2016

Just one in six predicted A-level results turns out to be correct, according to a report which suggests the university application process should be overhauled due to a ‘broken’ system. ... more or comment here

Millions of working people living in poverty, report finds

Dec 7, 2016

One in every eight workers in the UK is living in poverty, equating to 3.8 million people, according to a report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. ... more or comment here

Poorer pupils missing out on top careers due to educational choices

Dec 6, 2016

Bright children from poorer backgrounds are far less likely to go to university or study A-levels than their wealthier counterparts, even if they live in the same neighbourhood and achieve similar GCSE results. ... more or comment here

Win the holiday of a lifetime at the 2017 RAD Awards

Dec 5, 2016

Fancy winning £10,000 to spend on the holiday of your dreams? ... more or comment here

A judge’s eye view of the RAD Awards

Dec 2, 2016

As Ri5 reported last week, the 2017 RAD Awards shortlist has been unveiled. As with most industry awards, the shortlist doesn’t just happen on its own – it’s the result of a judging process that we’ve been involved with on more than one occasion. ... more or comment here

Public sector job satisfaction at a four-year high, says CIPD

Nov 30, 2016

Job satisfaction in the public sector is at its highest level in four years and there is evidence of wider post-referendum optimism, according to the latest Employee Outlook report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). ... more or comment here

Young women lack support to get into work

Nov 30, 2016

More than a quarter of a million young women are not receiving the support they need to find work, despite the overwhelming majority wanting jobs. ... more or comment here

Employers believe workplace automation will create more jobs than it replaces

Nov 30, 2016

The majority of employers believe workplace automation will create more jobs than it will replace in their organisation over the next decade, according to research by Capita Resourcing. ... more or comment here

Guardian Public Service Awards winners announced

Nov 30, 2016

The Guardian hosted its Public Service Awards at a London ceremony last night, attended by over 300 leading figures from the world of public service. ... more or comment here

Top employers in Britain revealed by Indeed

Nov 29, 2016

Rolls-Royce is the best company to work for in Britain, according to a list of the top UK employers published by job site Indeed. ... more or comment here 3 comments

Monster Worldwide appoints new CEO

Nov 29, 2016

Monster Worldwide has announced the appointment of Mark Stoever as its chief executive officer effective from tomorrow. ... more or comment here

In-house Recruitment Awards 2016 winners announced

Nov 28, 2016

The winners of the 2016 In-house Recruitment Awards were announced last week, with a total of 24 awards handed out across a range of recruitment disciplines. ... more or comment here

1.5 million women needed to fill management roles

Nov 29, 2016

The UK economy needs two million new management roles in order to achieve predicted levels of growth – and 1.5 million of these need to be women if gender balance is to be achieved. ... more or comment here

Professional recruitment ‘flatlined’ in October

Nov 28, 2016

Vacancy numbers for professional roles remained stagnant in October, according to data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). ... more or comment here

TUC highlights support for workers on boards

Nov 29, 2016

Six in ten people support the election of worker representatives onto the boards of large companies, according to research carried out by the Trades Union Congress (TUC). ... more or comment here

RAD Awards 2017 shortlist unveiled

Nov 22, 2016

The shortlist for the 2017 RAD Awards has been announced, following the first wave of judging by a panel of industry experts. ... more or comment here 1 comment

Personnel Today Awards 2016 winners announced

Nov 23, 2016

The winners of the 2016 Personnel Today Awards were announced last night at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, with SABMiller Europe taking home the evening’s big prize, the Overall Winner Award. ... more or comment here

Schools should do more to prepare young people for work, says report

Nov 24, 2016

The UK’s economic prosperity is at risk because the majority of schools fail to prioritise enterprise education and work-related learning, according to a Government report. ... more or comment here

UK ‘sees 300% increase’ in recruitment scams

Nov 24, 2016

The UK has seen a significant increase in the number of job scams over the past two years, according to anti-fraud organisation SAFERjobs. ... more or comment here

Government launches apprenticeship awareness programme for schools

Nov 23, 2016

The Government has announced the launch of a project aimed at increasing the awareness and reputation of quality apprenticeships in schools. ... more or comment here 2 comments

Most UK cities ‘struggling to attract graduate talent’

Nov 21, 2016

Most cities in the UK struggle to attract high-achieving graduates needed to drive economic growth, with top-ranking students heading to London for career opportunities. ... more or comment here 1 comment