Ri5's industry predictions for 2017

Jan 17, 2017

Now, at Ri5 we’ll admit it was virtually impossible to predict what was going to happen in 2016. It was one of the most tumultuous – and unpredictable – years in recent times, and the repercussions are yet to be fully felt. ... more or comment here

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TARGETjobs Awards entry deadline extended

Jan 20, 2017

GTI, organiser of the TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards, has announced an extension to the entry deadline for the 2017 awards. ... more or comment here

Unhappy workers more likely to leave negative feedback online

Jan 19, 2017

UK workers are becoming increasingly outspoken online about their dissatisfaction with employers, according to research from people management business Lee Hecht Harrison Penna. ... more or comment here

EMEA recruiters to face ‘talent drought’ in 2017

Jan 18, 2017

Firms across EMEA should prepare for an increasingly competitive recruitment landscape in 2017, according to research by Korn Ferry Futurestep. ... more or comment here

Parliamentary group calls for ban on unpaid internships

Jan 18, 2017

Thousands of talented young people face a ‘lost opportunity’ because they can’t access top jobs unless employers consider factors such as whether a candidate grew up in a poor neighbourhood. ... more or comment here

Top school leaver employers for 2017 revealed

Jan 18, 2017

The top school leaver employers for 2017 have been revealed by RateMyApprenticeship, based on reviewers from young people. ... more or comment here

Employers respond to PM’s Brexit speech

Jan 17, 2017

Employment and recruitment bodies have responded to today’s speech by Prime Minister Theresa May, in which she outlined the Government’s objectives for the forthcoming negotiations around the UK’s future relationship with the EU. ... more or comment here

Penna unveils new website

Jan 17, 2017

Penna has unveiled a refreshed website, following a year of change and growth during 2016. ... more or comment here

Prospects announces graduate events programme for 2017

Jan 17, 2017

Prospects has launched a programme of events for recruiters and media agencies running throughout 2017. ... more or comment here

Jobsgopublic launches new recruitment site for Wokingham Borough Council

Jan 16, 2017

Jobsgopublic has announced the launch of the new Wokingham Borough Council Children’s Services recruitment site. ... more or comment here

National Undergraduate Employability Awards line-up unveiled

Jan 16, 2017

RMP Enterprise, organiser of the National Undergraduate Employability Awards, has unveiled the official line-up of the day’s events on 24 February. ... more or comment here

The Ri5 profile:
Marchessa Hollyfield, Wave

Jan 12, 2017

Marchessa Hollyfield is client services director at Wave. She has been at the agency over ten years, starting in recruitment marketing as a sales executive before moving into an account exec role, management and currently client services. Her work involves digital communications, employee engagement and internal communications. ... more or comment here

Only a week left to enter the TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards

Jan 13, 2017

GTI, organiser of the TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards, has issued a reminder that the deadline for awards submissions is 20 January - just a week away. ... more or comment here

Growth in permanent hires slowed slightly in December, says REC

Jan 10, 2017

There was a further increase in recruitment for permanent roles in December, although the rate of growth slowed slightly against November’s nine-month high, according to the latest report on Jobs from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). ... more or comment here

Rigid workplace cultures ‘holding back employees’

Jan 12, 2017

More than half of UK workers feel the structure and culture of their workplaces are holding them back from doing their job more effectively, and are considering moving jobs unless their organisation makes changes. ... more or comment here

Tender: Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Jan 11, 2017

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BHFT) is seeking a supplier to carry out a range of recruitment advertising tasks. ... more or comment here

Employers changing hiring processes to speed up recruitment

Jan 10, 2017

Nearly half of employers are reducing the length of their hiring process because they want to hire staff more quickly, according to research by totaljobs. ... more or comment here

Millennials ‘juggling careers’ more than any other generation

Jan 10, 2017

British millennials are a generation of career jugglers, seeking varied lifestyles and accelerated multi-skilled growth from their working lives. ... more or comment here

Young people worried about job prospects

Jan 9, 2017

Half of young people feel the pressures of getting a job are greater than a year ago and more than a third don’t feel in control of their job prospects, according to research carried out by the Prince’s Trust. ... more or comment here

Government reveals most bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Jan 11, 2017

Ten of the most bizarre excuses used by bosses found to have underpaid workers the National Minimum Wage have been revealed by the Government. ... more or comment here

Tender: University of Warwick

Jan 9, 2017

The University of Warwick is looking to secure the services of a number of creative and graphic design agencies as preferred suppliers. ... more or comment here

Blackbridge announced as 2017 partner for GTI Breakfast News

Jan 5, 2017

GTI has announced Blackbridge Communications will be its partner for Breakfast News events in 2017. ... more or comment here

SMRS’ social media trends for employers and educators in 2017

Jan 4, 2017

Rishi Patel, social media and content manager at SMRS, looks ahead at what are likely to be the big social themes over the next twelve months. ... more or comment here

Ascential to sell majority of print titles

Jan 5, 2017

Ascential, formerly known as Emap, has announced plans to sell 13 of its print titles. ... more or comment here

More than half of graduate employers struggled to fill roles last year

Jan 5, 2017

The majority of employers are struggling to fill their graduate vacancies – partly due to students reneging on offers, according to the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR). ... more or comment here

Brexit, gig economy and pay will define labour market in 2017, says CIPD

Jan 3, 2017

Issues such as Brexit, the gig economy, pay and productivity will continue to dominate the UK labour market throughout 2017, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). ... more or comment here