BBC to anonymise hiring process to increase diversity

Apr 28, 2016

The BBC has outlined a new recruitment strategy aimed at increasing diversity and inclusion within the organisation and ensuring it ‘reflects the public it serves’. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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TARGETjobs awards recognise the undergraduates of the year

Apr 26, 2016

TARGETjobs held its 2016 Undergraduate of the Year Awards last week at the East Wintergarden in Canary Wharf, where 120 of the country’s outstanding students gathered to find out who had won awards across 12 categories. ... more or comment here

TMP Worldwide team facing golf marathon for a good cause

Apr 26, 2016

A team of golfers from TMP Worldwide is set to play a mammoth round in memory of their colleague James Wills-Parker who sadly passed away last year. ... more or comment here

Brexit ‘could put UK workers in danger’, says TUC

Apr 28, 2016

Leaving the EU could put millions of people in the UK at increased risk of accidents or injuries in the workplace, according to a report published today by the Trades Union Congress (TUC). ... more or comment here

Third of students feel pressure to accept offers from universities that aren’t their first choice

Apr 25, 2016

Unconditional offers from universities are viewed highly positively by students, but they also place pressure on many students to accept offers from universities that aren’t their first choice. ... more or comment here

Partnership launched to help employers recognise benefits of older workers

Apr 28, 2016

  A partnership between the Centre for Ageing Better and Business in the Community (BITC) has been launched today, aimed at encouraging employers to recognise the benefits older workers can bring to their organisations. The partnership will identify ... more or comment here

Tender: Law Society of Scotland

Apr 26, 2016

The Law Society of Scotland is seeking a supplier to carry out the writing, editing, publishing and distribution of its monthly publication The Journal Magazine as well as the management of its associated websites, e-newsletters and social media channels. ... more or comment here

April pay figures point to smaller rises for 2016

Apr 25, 2016

Analysis of pay awards in April point to a bleaker outlook for UK workers, whose pay rises look set to be smaller than the average seen for the past two years. ... more or comment here

Working fathers receive 21% ‘wage bonus’, says TUC

Apr 25, 2016

Fathers who work full-time get paid a fifth more than men with similar jobs who don’t have children, according to a report published by the TUC. ... more or comment here

40% of workers feel their employer doesn’t do enough to engage them

Apr 26, 2016

More than 40% of UK workers say their employer doesn’t do enough to engage them, according to research published today. ... more or comment here

UCAS reveals ‘hackneyed’ opening lines used by university applicants

Apr 25, 2016

UCAS has highlighted the most commonly used opening lines used by university applicants in their personal statements, with the most popular introduction being “From a young age I have (always) been...”. ... more or comment here

Could ‘cost per hour’ advertising transform the online ad landscape?

Apr 19, 2016

As far as online advertising is concerned, most media organisations – and clients for that matter – have historically been happy to use page impressions as a measurement of ads’ effectiveness. ... more or comment here 7 comments

Penna research finds managers struggling to move into leadership

Apr 21, 2016

Many managers lack the aptitude and confidence required to step up into leadership roles, according to research published today by Penna. ... more or comment here

Male-dominated STEM sector ‘puts women off entering’, finds Milkround and SMRS research

Apr 20, 2016

A third of women are put off pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) sectors because they believe them to be male-dominated, according to research carried out by Milkround and SMRS which looked at student attitudes to choosing a STEM career. ... more or comment here

UK unemployment rises as employers get ‘jittery’, says CIPD

Apr 20, 2016

UK unemployment saw an increase in the three months between December and February, according to the latest labour market data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). ... more or comment here

Employee confidence at an all-time high, finds Glassdoor research

Apr 20, 2016

Employees are more confident than ever of securing a pay rise, although women lag behind their male colleagues when it comes to their expectations of earning more money, according to the latest UK Employment Confidence Survey by Glassdoor. ... more or comment here

RCN Bulletin launches new job site

Apr 21, 2016

RCN Bulletin has unveiled a new job site, featuring a number of advertising options and a new fully mobile-optimised design. ... more or comment here

BigChoice Group helps those affected by Ecuador earthquake

Apr 21, 2016

BigChoice Group has dedicated the resources of its Ecuador-based team to helping the people who lost family, possessions and homes as a result of the country’s worst earthquake since 1979. ... more or comment here

One in seven HR professionals ‘has felt physically threatened at work’

Apr 20, 2016

Nearly one on seven HR staff has felt physically threatened at work, according to research by MetLife Employee Benefits which highlights growing concerns about the impact of disputes in the workplace. ... more or comment here

Prospects launches toolkit to help protect UK higher education from fraud

Apr 19, 2016

A ‘degree fraud’ toolkit has been launched, aimed at advising UK universities and colleges on how they can protect themselves against bogus institutions and so-called degree mills. ... more or comment here

Business leaders becoming more involved in onboarding

Apr 18, 2016

Senior executives are increasing their involvement in the onboarding process in order to support new recruits and improve operational effectiveness. ... more or comment here 1 comment

Inspirational managers ‘may harm workers’ health’

Apr 21, 2016

Managers who inspire their staff to perform above and beyond the call of duty may actually be harming their employees’ health over time, according to research by the University of East Anglia (UEA). ... more or comment here

UK employees ‘work more than five weeks for free every year’

Apr 19, 2016

Employees in the UK are working for more than five weeks for free every year, meaning the average annual salary in the UK is more than £3,000 too low, according to research by CV-Library. ... more or comment here

Tender: NHS Wales

Apr 19, 2016

NHS Wales is seeking a supplier to help create a bespoke website and associated marketing materials to assist with the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board’s (BCUHB) recruitment attraction strategy. ... more or comment here

The Ri5 profile: Adele D'Silva, Jobsgopublic

Apr 13, 2016

Adele D’Silva, senior client partnership manager at Jobsgopublic, is a CIPD and REC qualified HR professional and recruitment strategy expert with a passion for helping education institutions attract and recruit the best possible candidates. ... more or comment here

Wealthier graduates earn more than those from poorer backgrounds

Apr 13, 2016

Graduates from richer family backgrounds earn significantly more after graduation than their poorer counterparts, even after completing the same degrees from the same universities. ... more or comment here