The RAD Awards 2015 – all the winners

Jan 29, 2015

TMP Worldwide took home the big prize at the 2015 RAD Awards last night, winning the Work of the Year award for its immersive assessment process for Virgin Money, which had previously picked up the award for Innovation. ... more or comment here

The RAD Awards 2015 – all the winners

Failure to understand ‘Gen Y’ could lead to shortage of future managers, says Penna

Jan 29, 2015

Younger employees are not motivated by the prospect of becoming a manager or running a team, and there is a mismatch between what employers think their staff want from their long-term careers and what is actually important to them. ... more or comment here

Employers predict big rise in graduate vacancies this year

Jan 27, 2015

Employers have predicted a significant rise in graduate vacancies during 2015, according to data published today by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR). ... more or comment here

80% of employers plan to hire in the next three months

Jan 28, 2015

The vast majority of employers are planning to recruit permanent staff within the next three months, while only seven per cent intend to reduce their headcounts, according to the results of a survey released today by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). ... more or comment here

Creative Marketing Services appoints new head of digital

Jan 28, 2015

Leeds-based advertising agency group, Creative Marketing Services (CMS), has announced the appointment of Rachel Firth as its new head of digital. ... more or comment here 1 comment

Tender: University of the West of Scotland

Jan 28, 2015

The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is seeking a supplier to carry out advertising, graphic design and digital work that will support the university’s key objectives, including ongoing brand positioning and awareness-raising and will also help it to meet its student recruitment targets. ... more or comment here

HR pay to rise by 5% in 2015, says Robert Walters

Jan 27, 2015

HR professionals can expect to receive an average rise of five per cent of base salary this year, according to the latest salary survey data from recruiter Robert Walters. ... more or comment here

Digital workers ‘climb the career ladder faster’

Jan 27, 2015

Employees working in the digital sector are likely to reach senior positions more quickly than their non-digital counterparts, according to research published today. ... more or comment here

Monster offers tips for retaining staff in 2015

Jan 27, 2015

Seven out of ten British workers would leave the UK if they landed a dream job abroad, while nearly half would be prepared to the other side of the world. ... more or comment here

The Ri5 interview: Peter Rice

Jan 22, 2015

Penna has undergone a number of operational and structural changes in the past 18 months or so, resulting in a shift of strategy and a new direction for the business. ... more or comment here 3 comments

ACCA sponsors first TARGETjobs undergraduate award to find future CFOs

Jan 26, 2015

GTI Media has announced that the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is to sponsor the first ‘Future CFO Award’ at the 2015 TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year awards. ... more or comment here

UCAS publishes latest university admissions data

Jan 26, 2015

UCAS has published its latest set of data on full-time undergraduate university admissions, which provide raw data on applicants, applications and acceptances ... more or comment here

Apprenticeship vacancies increase by almost a third

Jan 26, 2015

The National Apprenticeship Service has today released figures which show the number of vacancies published on its national apprenticeship vacancies website increased by 28% year on year during the first quarter of this academic year. ... more or comment here

IBM the big winner at Social Media Graduate Recruitment Awards

Jan 23, 2015

Last night saw the winners of the 2015 Social Media Graduate Recruitment Awards announced, with IBM taking home the Grand Prix alongside two category awards. ... more or comment here

Havas People confirmed as new partner for GTI Media’s Breakfast News

Jan 19, 2015

GTI Media has announced that its popular Breakfast News event has a new partner - Havas People - starting with the first event of 2015 on 5 March in London. ... more or comment here

Agency Bites

Jan 21, 2015

So – here we are; 2015 came round quickly, didn’t it? If the last 12 months were anything to go by, this year looks set to be another busy one, with lots of new business and agency developments on the horizon. ... more or comment here

The Ri5 interview: Liz Murphy

Jan 19, 2015

In a rapidly changing graduate and postgraduate landscape, organisations like UCAS are constantly updating and improving their approach to the sector in order to benefit institutions and individuals alike. ... more or comment here

Young people prefer face-to-face careers guidance over online interaction

Jan 22, 2015

More than half of young people want to meet face-to-face with employers to obtain careers advice and guidance, while only 14% prefer to get this kind of information online. ... more or comment here

GTI Media launches UK’s largest survey of school and college students

Jan 21, 2015

GTI Media, in conjunction with CASCAID, has today launched the trendence School Leaver Barometer 2015, the largest careers survey of school and college students in the UK. ... more or comment here

Tender: Financial Conduct Authority

Jan 21, 2015

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking a supplier to provide support for its graduate and experienced hire recruitment marketing and employment branding. ... more or comment here

Penna unveils rebrand

Jan 20, 2015

Penna has unveiled its new brand, which can be seen utilised across its newly-launched website. ... more or comment here

Six in ten UK workers unhappy in their jobs

Jan 20, 2015

There could be a surge of workers looking to change their jobs as the New Year kicks in, with almost two-thirds expressing a desire to leave their current roles in the year ahead. ... more or comment here

Student employability linked to employer engagement in education, says report

Jan 20, 2015

Newly-released research has highlighted firm links between students’ employability and employer engagement with higher education. ... more or comment here

UCAS Media opens London office and expands commercial team

Jan 19, 2015

UCAS Media, the commercial arm of the UK’s higher education admissions service, has announced the opening of a new London office. The move forms part of an expansion drive for the company, which also has offices at UCAS’ head office in Cheltenham. ... more or comment here

Julie Towers appointed to Guardian Public Leaders editorial advisory board

Jan 19, 2015

Julie Towers, board director and MD of recruitment solutions at Penna, has been appointed to the Guardian’s Public Leader editorial advisory board following nominations by her peers. ... more or comment here

L’Oréal sponsors first award for male undergraduate talent

Jan 19, 2015

L’Oréal UK & Ireland has partnered with the 2015 TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards to launch the Male Undergraduate of the Year Award. ... more or comment here

Newsquest confirms transfer of national media sales to Mediaforce

Jan 19, 2015

Following a consultation period, Newsquest Media Group has confirmed its intention to transfer its national media sales to Mediaforce, with effect from Tuesday 20 January. ... more or comment here