Exclusive - Ri5 survey reveals industry's post-referendum views

Jun 30, 2016

A snap survey of Ri5 readers has highlighted significant concern about the result of the EU referendum, with a significant proportion of respondents worried or unclear about the impact it could have on their business and recruitment plans. ... more or comment here 4 comments

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Recruitment Business Awards entry deadline fast approaching

Jun 29, 2016

The organisers of the Recruitment Business Awards are calling for entries for this year’s awards to be submitted ahead of the forthcoming 8 July deadline. ... more or comment here

Candidates keen to move roles but lack the information to make a decision

Jun 29, 2016

The main obstacle for candidates applying for jobs is not knowing what it’s really like to work for an employer, while the second biggest challenge is not understanding what is expected of them in the role. ... more or comment here

Talent Works research offers fresh view on workplace generations

Jun 29, 2016

It is time to rethink opinions of generational differences in the workplace, with research suggesting stereotypes about workers of different ages are inaccurate. ... more or comment here

UK students express post-referendum opinions on education and careers

Jun 28, 2016

Research carried out by TARGETjobs has highlighted students’ opinions regarding the impact of the EU referendum on education and graduate careers. ... more or comment here

Pre-referendum nerves saw fewer vacancies advertised in May

Jun 28, 2016

Candidates were deterred from moving jobs in the build-up to the EU referendum as uncertainty led to fewer vacancies becoming available. ... more or comment here

Quarter of firms to freeze recruitment following Brexit vote

Jun 27, 2016

A quarter of businesses will put a freeze on recruitment and five per cent will make redundancies following the result of the EU referendum, according to a survey carried out by the Institute of Directors (IoD). ... more or comment here

Jobsgopublic wins at PPMA Awards for third consecutive year

Jun 28, 2016

Jobsgopublic celebrated another win at last week’s PPMA Awards, taking home the award for Recruitment Campaign of the Year for its work with Hackney Homes. ... more or comment here

Tender: North Tyneside Council

Jun 28, 2016

North Tyneside Council is seeking a supplier to carry out staff and resident surveys in order to gather the views of employees and residents and help to inform future policy and practices. ... more or comment here

Tender: Ark

Jun 28, 2016

Ark is seeking a supplier to provide recruitment advertising and recruitment advertising support services to its recruitment department. ... more or comment here

CIPD urges employers to avoid ‘knee-jerk’ reactions following Brexit vote

Jun 27, 2016

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has called on employers and the Government to properly assess the long-term impacts of any decisions they make as a result of the EU referendum outcome. ... more or comment here

Youth voice ‘ignored’ in EU referendum

Jun 27, 2016

The EU referendum result could have been different if 16- and 17-year-olds had been allowed to vote, with 82% of them saying they would have voted to remain, according to research by The Student Room. ... more or comment here 1 comment

Research highlights candidates' social recruitment preferences

Jun 29, 2016

More than half of candidates think social media is a useful job seeking tool and are comfortable integrating it into their job search either as a source of vacancies or as a platform for researching and engaging with employers. ... more or comment here

2016 AGR Awards winners announced

Jun 24, 2016

The winners of the 2016 Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) Awards were announced last night, at an awards ceremony hosted by comedian Ed Byrne as part of the AGR’s annual Student Recruitment Conference. ... more or comment here

Half of employers predict skills shortages

Jun 22, 2016

Half of UK employers anticipate skills shortages for permanent staff, according to the latest Jobs Outlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). ... more or comment here

UK facing a ‘workplace crisis’ of low employee happiness

Jun 23, 2016

The UK is set to face a workplace crisis from low levels of employee happiness and bad financial performance if the current state of flexible working and collaboration does not improve. ... more or comment here

Half of UK graduate employers 'will cut recruitment' following Brexit

Jun 20, 2016

Half of the UK’s leading graduate employers will reduce their graduate intake if Britain votes to leave the EU, with the sectors most at risk including banking and finance, retail, media, technology and law. ... more or comment here 1 comment

Guardian Jobs and Cafcass win at PPMA awards

Jun 23, 2016

Guardian Jobs won at last night’s Public Sector People Management Association (PPMA) Awards, for its partnership with Cafcass. ... more or comment here

UK workers more positive about EU membership than European counterparts

Jun 22, 2016

Employees in the UK are more positive than their European counterparts when asked whether EU membership has had a positive impact on their working life. ... more or comment here

Two-thirds of students and graduates will vote to stay in the EU

Jun 21, 2016

Almost two-thirds of students and graduates will be voting to remain in the European Union in this week’s referendum, while a third say they will vote to leave, according to research by Milkround. ... more or comment here

Ageing workforce presents skills challenge for employers

Jun 20, 2016

Businesses face a growing skills challenge as the number of young people entering the workforce is not predicted to match the number of roles that need to be filled. ... more or comment here

UCAS launches 2016 ‘Love Learning’ competition

Jun 23, 2016

UCAS has launched its Love Learning competition for 2016, aimed at encouraging university students to pass on their passion for their courses. ... more or comment here

Few firms use data to measure employer brand effectiveness

Jun 20, 2016

Firms are investing more in their employer brand strategies and increasingly use data analytics in HR, but small companies are failing to do so and many find it difficult to use data to measure their employer brand’s effectiveness. ... more or comment here

CIPD calls for Apprenticeship Levy overhaul

Jun 20, 2016

Two-thirds of employers are either opposed to, or in the dark over, the Apprenticeship Levy, according to research by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). ... more or comment here

Pay rises move back up to 2% benchmark

Jun 23, 2016

Pay rises in the three months to the end of May showed an increase to 2%, following a fall below that figure earlier this year for the first time since 2012. ... more or comment here