Salary no longer priority in graduates' job search

Mar 3, 2015

A large salary is no longer the priority for graduates who are looking for their first job, according to a poll of more than a thousand students carried out by EY. ... more or comment here 1 comment

Salary no longer priority in graduates' job search

Teach First calls for dedicated careers leaders in every school

Mar 4, 2015

Teach First has called for teachers to be put at the heart of careers education in schools to help prepare pupils for the world of work, and has proposed that every school should have a high quality, fully trained careers leader. ... more or comment here

High executive pay a threat to business reputation, say IoD members

Mar 4, 2015

UK business leaders think excessive pay for those in executive positions is the biggest threat to public trust in business, according to a survey of members of the Institute of Directors carried out on behalf of think tank the High Pay Centre. ... more or comment here

Havas People research highlights Gen Z career preferences

Mar 3, 2015

Research carried out by Havas People has found workers from Generation Z are looking for roles that offer interesting work, good pay and the chance to do something meaningful – and has also highlighted the areas in which these workers are most likely to want a career. ... more or comment here

Top ten public sector job searches revealed

Mar 3, 2015

The ten most commonly searched-for public sector roles and areas of work have been revealed by Jobsgopublic, which collated data based on searches that took place on the site during 2014. ... more or comment here

GTI Media launches TARGETcareers to support school leavers

Mar 3, 2015

GTI Media has launched TARGETcareers, a set of products and services aimed at helping school leavers to plan their career path by choosing the right university, higher apprenticeship or school leaver scheme for them. ... more or comment here

Average salaries pick up after a stagnant quarter

Mar 2, 2015

Average advertised salaries rose in January, following three consecutive months of consecutive stagnation, according to the latest UK Job Market Report from Adzuna. ... more or comment here

The Ri5 interview: Miles Skelton

Feb 26, 2015

Jobsgopublic celebrates its 15th birthday in 2015, a notable achievement for a number of reasons. Not only has the public sector recruitment specialist achieved long-term success amid a host of competition and an evolving market, it has done so at a time when the sector itself has been subject to significant change and cutbacks. ... more or comment here

Penna placed on Sunday Times Best Companies list for seventh year

Mar 2, 2015

Penna has been placed 62nd on The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For list - representing the seventh year that the company has entered and been placed on the Best Companies Index. ... more or comment here

Young people say they are not being taught skills for the future 

Mar 2, 2015

Almost half of young people believe they are not being taught the skills employers will be looking for in entry-level candidates in the future.  ... more or comment here

Ri5 profile: Kelly Rose

Feb 23, 2015

Kelly Rose is sales manager for New Scientist at RBI Recruitment Media. She joined RBI in September 2010 and has worked on the New Scientist brand for four years; she has worked with agencies, consultancies and direct customers across Europe and was recently promoted to sales manager for one of RBI’s flagship brands. ... more or comment here

Totaljobs launches online global talent tool for recruiters

Feb 26, 2015

Totaljobs has announced the launch of an online tool aimed at enabling employers and recruiters to better understand how, where and why talent moves around the world. ... more or comment here

Third of employees looking to move job in the next three months

Feb 26, 2015

One in three UK workers are planning to move roles within the next three months, with Gen Y employees the most likely to be considering a move. ... more or comment here 1 comment

Menzies appoints new HR director

Feb 26, 2015

Accountancy and business advisory firm Menzies has appointed Heather Garrett as its new HR director. ... more or comment here

Temp workers’ earnings match those of permanent counterparts

Feb 26, 2015

Temporary workers are likely to earn the same as, or more than, their permanent counterparts, according to research carried out by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). ... more or comment here

CIPD calls for more action on boardroom gender diversity

Feb 25, 2015

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has today called for businesses to work harder to improve female representation at board-level, as it launched a report that highlighted overall opposition to mandatory diversity quotas with employers preferring voluntary targets instead. ... more or comment here

2015 Recruiter Awards shortlist announced

Feb 25, 2015

The shortlist for the 2015 Recruiter Awards has been revealed, following a day of judging by a panel of industry experts. ... more or comment here

HR managers ‘have one of the best jobs in the UK’

Feb 25, 2015

HR managers have one of the best jobs in the UK, based on salary, career opportunities and job openings, according to a report released by Glassdoor. ... more or comment here

Tender: Halton Borough Council

Feb 24, 2015

Halton Borough Council is looking for suppliers to provide a range of services including media buying services, direct provision of print, online/digital, broadcast and outdoor and ambient channel advertising. ... more or comment here

Talent shortages ‘hit productivity and staff morale’

Feb 23, 2015

Almost half of businesses are struggling to meet deadlines and client expectations due to severe talent shortages, while one in five say shortages have resulted in decreased productivity. ... more or comment here

2015 CIPD People Management Awards open for entries

Feb 23, 2015

The 2015 CIPD People Management Awards are open for entries, with a total of 19 individual, team and specialist category awards up for grabs alongside an award for the overall winner. ... more or comment here

TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2015 - shortlists announced

Feb 20, 2015

The eagerly-anticipated shortlists for the TARGETjobs Awards 2015 have been announced, ahead of the awards ceremony that will take place on 1 April at Grosvenor House in London. ... more or comment here

Slow start to New Year pay rises

Feb 20, 2015

While employers may finally be giving their employees pay awards worth more than inflation, the level of increases on offer remains low, according to the latest data from XpertHR. ... more or comment here

Employment rate at record high but pay growth remains sluggish - CIPD

Feb 18, 2015

Despite the news that the UK unemployment rate has reached a joint-record high, more must be done to improve the fortunes of workers once they are in a job. ... more or comment here

Fantasy Football - Ri5 league latest

Feb 19, 2015

The January transfer window is closed, we’ve had a break for the FA Cup, and we’re on to the run-in towards the glory of winning the Ri5 Fantasy Football League. ... more or comment here

European universities could join UCAS admissions service

Feb 18, 2015

Universities from the European Union (EU) can apply to join the admissions service used by UK students, meaning European universities could soon offer places to students alongside institutions in the UK. ... more or comment here

Penna grows executive interim and search practice with new hires

Feb 17, 2015

Penna has announced several new appointments to its executive interim and search practice, which it said demonstrate the business’ growing strength in the commercial market as well as its continued commitment to the public sector. ... more or comment here