Women more likely to get top graduate jobs than men, says AGR

Jul 25, 2016

Female graduates are more likely to land a job than men despite being less likely to apply, according to a diversity and inclusion report from the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR). ... more or comment here

Women more likely to get top graduate jobs than men, says AGR

Toolkit launched to protect recruiters against CV lies

Jul 25, 2016

A toolkit has been launched by Prospects’ Higher Education Degree Datacheck (HEDD), aimed at protecting businesses from applicants who lie about their qualifications to land a job. ... more or comment here

Agency Bites

Jul 21, 2016

With summer (hopefully) on its way, the agency world looks like it’s working hard to earn a paddle in the pool and a stroll on the beach, with plenty of client wins, award successes and new joiners to boast. Here’s our latest round-up of what’s been going on out there. ... more or comment here

Brexit vote causing job security fears, says CIPD

Jul 20, 2016

Almost three quarters of employers have dealt with concerns from staff about job security or the right to work in the UK following the referendum vote for the UK to leave the EU. ... more or comment here

Personnel Today Awards 2016 shortlist unveiled

Jul 20, 2016

The shortlist for this year’s Personnel Today Awards has been announced, ahead of the awards ceremony which takes place in November. ... more or comment here

Monster event to unveil new research into Millennial talent

Jul 20, 2016

Monster is holding an event next week, where it will launch new research into attracting young talent and what makes Millennials tick when it comes to work. ... more or comment here

Reminder – In-house Recruitment Awards 2016 registration deadline is next week

Jul 21, 2016

The organisers of the In-house Recruitment Awards have issued a reminder to entrants that the registration deadline for the 2016 awards is just around the corner, on 31 July. ... more or comment here

Young people ‘not prepared for office politics’

Jul 21, 2016

Office politics is the aspect of working life that young people are least prepared for when starting their first job, according to research by the Co-op. ... more or comment here

Unemployment falls to 11-year low

Jul 20, 2016

The UK unemployment rate has fallen to 4.9%, the lowest since July 2005, according to the latest labour market data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). ... more or comment here

Two-thirds of firms fear future skills shortages, says CBI

Jul 19, 2016

Acute skills shortages are holding back businesses across a range of regions and sectors, according to research carried out by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and Pearson Education. ... more or comment here

Jobsgopublic appointed to ESPO framework

Jul 19, 2016

Jobsgopublic has announced it has been awarded a place on the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO) framework. ... more or comment here

Millennials could be the first generation to earn less than their predecessors

Jul 18, 2016

Millennials are at risk of being the first generation to earn less than their predecessors over the course of their working lives, according to research by the Resolution Foundation. ... more or comment here

‘Ability to make an impact’ more important than pay to Millennials

Jul 19, 2016

The ability to make an impact on their organisation matters more to Millennial employees than income, according to research by Korn Ferry Futurestep. ... more or comment here

Brexit fallout ‘yet to hit UK jobs market’

Jul 19, 2016

The UK job market is still ‘standing strong’ despite uncertainty following the referendum vote to leave the EU, according to data published by CV-Library. ... more or comment here

The Ri5 profile: Stevie Doyle, Jobsgopublic

Jul 14, 2016

With almost a decade of experience in national and international education recruitment, Steven (Stevie) Doyle recently joined Jobsgopublic as senior client partnership manager – software. ... more or comment here

Recruitment Marketing Awards 2016 winners announced

Jul 14, 2016

The winners of the 2016 Recruitment Marketing Awards were announced last night, at an awards evening at London’s Brewery. ... more or comment here 1 comment

Quarter of employers think women are at a disadvantage when looking for tech roles

Jul 13, 2016

Almost a quarter of UK employers believe women are at a disadvantage when attempting to secure jobs within the technology sector, according to research by Monster. ... more or comment here

Heist Awards 2016 winners announced

Jul 11, 2016

The winners of the 2016 Heist Awards, organised by Havas People, have been announced following an awards ceremony in Manchester last week. ... more or comment here

Graduate recruiters to maintain vacancy levels for 2016

Jul 11, 2016

Nearly three-quarters of graduate recruiters will continue to hire as planned throughout 2016, despite warnings that a Brexit vote would have a significant impact on graduate vacancies. ... more or comment here

Twice as many women as men entering teacher training, UCAS reports

Jul 13, 2016

More than twice as many women as men were placed on postgraduate teacher training courses through UCAS last year, the admissions service has highlighted. ... more or comment here

Tender: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Jul 13, 2016

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew is looking for a supplier to conduct the Kew People employee survey. ... more or comment here

2016 Recruitment Business Awards entry deadline extended

Jul 12, 2016

The organisers of the Recruitment Business Awards have announced the entry deadline for the 2016 awards has been extended until 21 July. ... more or comment here

National Living Wage not forcing employers to cut jobs

Jul 11, 2016

Employers have responded to the National Living Wage (NLW) by raising prices or reducing profits rather than cutting jobs, according to research by the Resolution Foundation. ... more or comment here

Tender: University of Bolton

Jul 12, 2016

The University of Bolton is seeking a supplier to help it increase its UK and international undergraduate and postgraduate student numbers over the next three years. ... more or comment here

Smart Resourcing Solutions announces partnership with University of Hertfordshire

Jul 11, 2016

Smart Resourcing Solutions has announced a new partnership with the University of Hertfordshire for its student employability programme. ... more or comment here