LinkedIn: employers missing out on talent through lack of brand awareness

Jul 26, 2017

A new study by LinkedIn has found that employers may be missing out on attracting professionals because of a lack of brand awareness ... more or comment here

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CIPD announces agenda for 70th annual conference and exhibition

Jul 26, 2017

The CIPD has announced the programme for its Manchester Central 70th Annual Conference and Exhibition. ... more or comment here

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The BBC finds itself under the gender pay inequality spotlight

Jul 25, 2017

Having published the salaries of stars earning more than £150,000 to reveal that two-thirds of its highest earners are male, the BBC has become the target of much criticism ... more or comment here 1 comment

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RateMyApprenticeship: Regional Awards & Top 100 Employers

Jul 25, 2017

At an exclusive event in London last week, RateMyApprenticeship announced their Top 100 employers table and unveiled the winners of their brand new regional awards. ... more or comment here

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The best time to target candidates? Monday lunch

Jul 24, 2017

Research by Indeed Jobs reveals that Monday lunchtime is when people in the UK are looking for a new job ... more or comment here

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Nearly half of young people have been unpaid interns

Jul 24, 2017

A survey by Prospects has reported that young people are more likely to work as an intern unpaid than receive a wage. ... more or comment here

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Tender: Sutton - Foster Care Recruitment

Jul 24, 2017

London Borough of Sutton are planning on how they market, recruit and assess their foster carers ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview: Julie Towers and Keith Pilling, Penna

Jul 20, 2017

Post-acquisition, is it business as usual, or all change? Ri5 talks to Keith Pilling, Chief Operating Officer, and Julie Towers, Managing Director, about their experiences during this period of transition and what the future holds ... more or comment here

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Media Bites

Jul 20, 2017

Including updates from Bright Network, TheBigChoice, Jobsgopublic, Trinity Mirror, GenieJobs, ICAEW, CareersinAudit, Gorkana, Mumsnet and Technojobs ... more or comment here

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Businesses showing signs of confidence, with the UK labour market looking strong.

Jul 20, 2017

Take a look at a summary of CV-Library’s quarterly job market report for Q2 of 2017 ... more or comment here

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Three quarters of 2017 graduates believe Brexit means fewer jobs

Jul 20, 2017

New research from High Flyers reveals that ¾s of the 20,000 graduates surveyed believe there will be fewer jobs for those leaving university this summer because of last year’s Brexit vote. ... more or comment here

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British business silent on diversity at management level

Jul 20, 2017

The CMI and the British Academy of Management says that many top British companies must break their silence on the under-representation of black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (BAME) at management level. ... more or comment here

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Ray Coking returns: Small Circle summer event

Jul 19, 2017

Small Circle, the recruitment advertising industry’s favourite networking event, is back in August with its summer get-together. ... more or comment here

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UCAS: Applications for higher education down

Jul 18, 2017

With the 30th June deadline for all applications to UK higher education now past, UCAS have announced that the total number of UK applicants is down by 4% and the number of EU applicants is down 5%. ... more or comment here

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Smart Resourcing shows growth in assessment centre simulations

Jul 17, 2017

A regular feature of the recruitment process for many graduate schemes, the assessment centre format offers benefits for both employer and potential graduate trainee. ... more or comment here

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Heist Awards 2017 winners

Jul 14, 2017

The winners of the 2017 Heist Awards, organised by Havas People, have been announced following an awards ceremony in Manchester last night ... more or comment here

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Tender: City University London

Jul 19, 2017

The University is seeking suppliers for the provision of staff search and recruitment services. ... more or comment here

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Tender: International Teacher Recruitment and Associated Services

Jul 17, 2017

NCTL are seeking a framework agreement to recruit teachers from outside of England ... more or comment here

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Tender: Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service

Jul 19, 2017

NFRS is seeking to procure a system and service from a supplier to deliver a staff survey on its behalf ... more or comment here

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Recruitment Marketing Awards winners

Jul 13, 2017

The winners of the 2017 Recruitment Marketing Awards were announced last night, at an awards evening at The Brewery. ... more or comment here

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The Taylor Review – Here’s what you need to know

Jul 13, 2017

Commissioned by Theresa May, this is a review of modern working practices and is based on the ambition that ‘All work in the UK economy should be fair and decent with realistic scope for development and fulfilment’. Read on to find out what that means ... more or comment here

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Virgin Atlantic air first ever recruitment video on their in-flight entertainment

Jul 12, 2017

Adele King, Corporate Recruitment Manager at Virgin Atlantic Airways, shared insights on Virgin Alantic’s approach to recruitment at NORA RECex and why it was time to target customers as potential candidates of the future ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Tender: Classified and Recruitment Advertising Placement Service

Jul 13, 2017

The Executive Information Service's Government Advertising Unit (GAU) and the Department of Finance's (DoF) NICSHR wish to appoint a Service Provider to provide design, placement and management of its classified and recruitment advertising for the Northern Ireland Public Sector. ... more or comment here

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Guiding young women into STEM

Jul 13, 2017

If you thought the Girl Guides and Girl Scouts was all about the frillier things in life, think again. This is a progressive organisation that’s determined to keep current ... more or comment here

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Female graduates undervalue their worth as they enter the job market

Jul 12, 2017

Milkround review the recent research from The Department of Education’s Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) to conclude that there’s an apparent ‘lead floor’ to add to young women’s employment woes ... more or comment here

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Average graduate base salary grows less than 1% in last year

Jul 12, 2017

According to new analysis by Korn Ferry Hay Group, the national average graduate base salary has grown less than 1% in the last year ... more or comment here

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Organisations already seeing Apprenticeship Levy as an investment not a tax

Jul 11, 2017

New research from the Open University has found that 85% of organisations taking part believe the Apprenticeship Levy will have a positive effect on their business. ... more or comment here

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“Skills needs must drive reform”

Jul 11, 2017

CBI/Pearson’s 2017 Education and Skills Survey highlights the need for major skills reforms to focus on delivering quality training, not just quantity ... more or comment here

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Pre-ITT: International Recruitment of GPs Framework

Jul 10, 2017

NHS England invites organisations to attend a pre-ITT launch conference call to provide an update on the proposed framework agreement and to explain the timelines that will apply to the procurement process. ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview: Rob Walker, Mencap, and James Coyle, SMRS

Jul 4, 2017

Head of HR Shared Service at Mencap, Rob Walker, and Client Partner at SMRS, James Coyle, talk about how they’re pushing the boundaries in adult social care recruitment and what makes their working relationship so special ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Jul 6, 2017

Welcome to our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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UK skills gap costing UK business £2.2 billion a year

Jul 4, 2017

Research from the Open University has found that the skills gap is costing UK business more than £2 billion a year in higher salaries, recruitment costs and temporary staffing ... more or comment here

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Capgemini leads the way, along with Aston University, to deliver UK’s first ever degree apprentices

Jul 4, 2017

Ahead of the curve, Capgemini and Aston University are proud to see their first degree apprentices graduate this month ... more or comment here

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Salaries increase at steady rate

Jul 5, 2017

Despite continuing post-election uncertainty, the latest statistics from CV library report that average salaries across the UK increased by a steady 1.3% on the June 2016 figure ... more or comment here

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Milkround introduces new features to improve both the jobseeker and employer experience

Jul 5, 2017

Milkround launches innovations to ensure their platform and technology supports evolving needs ... more or comment here

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2017’s ambitious and prepared graduates feel under-employed

Jul 4, 2017

Released today, Accenture Strategy’s 2017 UK Grad Employment Study reveals that young people feel under-resourced in graduate level roles, with 71% citing that they feel under-employed. ... more or comment here

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#1 employer for social mobility, Grant Thornton, reveals all

Jul 3, 2017

With the release of what’s believed to be the first Social Mobility Employer Index, Grant Thornton beat nearly 100 employers to claim the top spot ... more or comment here

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Half of UK workers welcome automation

Jul 3, 2017

A new study by Capgemini reveals that almost half of UK workers are optimistic about the future of automation in the workplace ... more or comment here

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Tender: Department of Culture, Media and Sport

Jul 4, 2017

The Department for Culture, Media and sport (DCMS) is looking for a supplier of recruitment and training services ... more or comment here

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Returners to work. What’s a mum, or dad, to do?

Jul 6, 2017

Mummyjobs.co.uk and daddyjobs.co.uk aims to link former high achievers with well-paid, skills-utilising, challenging roles ... more or comment here

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CV-Library ‘Best Job Board’ for the third year running

Jul 3, 2017

The job board were awarded the title of 'Best Job Board' at last week's Global Recruiter Awards ... more or comment here

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£20m national lottery investment opens the recruitment doors to the British film industry

Jun 29, 2017

Future Film Skills – An Action Plan, is launched to support young people, people with transferable skills and under-represented groups to join a booming film industry ... more or comment here

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Beyond the Purple Unicorn

Jun 28, 2017

Marie Ashton, Senior Account Manager at Talent Works International (TWI) on talent acquisition ... more or comment here

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Businessman helps create brighter futures for disadvantaged young people

Jun 29, 2017

David Pinchin takes inspired steps to put social mobility into practice ... more or comment here

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Uni. Or not to Uni? That is the question.

Jun 28, 2017

New salary research from Indeed indicates Uni isn’t for everyone, with plenty of high-paid salaries on offer for those prepared to train on-the-job ... more or comment here

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The AGR reveals what employers were thinking in the run up to The Apprenticeship Levy.

Jun 28, 2017

Over 2% of UK employers must now pay an apprenticeship levy. Here we find out what that meant in practical terms just before it was introduced ... more or comment here

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Prospects supports women in STEM campaign

Jun 27, 2017

Prospects have partnered with WISE to support gender parity in science, technology engineering and maths ... more or comment here

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Liesa Neal now Mazda Motors UK's HR Director

Jun 29, 2017

Mazda Motors UK has announced the appointment of Liesa Neal as Human Resources Director ... more or comment here

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With inflation continuing to rise, pay deals at 2% are leaving us short

Jun 29, 2017

The expert pay analysts, XpertHR, release data to reveal our money really isn’t going as far as we’d like ... more or comment here

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Artificial Intelligence helps to drive growth in creating new jobs in technology

Jun 27, 2017

Recent research from indeed.com shows that one in ten new jobs in London is in the tech arena ... more or comment here

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Crunch Simply Digital on Google for Jobs

Jun 27, 2017

Crunch's Louis Halton Davies talks about Google for Jobs and how to make the most from it ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Apprenticeship employment boost for people with learning disabilities

Jun 27, 2017

Mencap is welcoming the Government’s plans to ensure people with a learning disability have equal opportunities to take up an apprenticeship and employment. ... more or comment here

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Who’s top of the class when it comes to social mobility?

Jun 23, 2017

In what’s believed to be the world’s first social mobility employer index, we look at the top employers who are taking social mobility seriously ... more or comment here

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Brexit talks begin, with citizens’ rights top of the agenda for HR

Jun 23, 2017

It's been once year since the EU referendum. Nick Goldberg, CEO UK & Ireland of Lee Hecht Harrison | Penna shares his thoughts on what Brexit means for HR professionals ... more or comment here

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Oddball interview questions. Overall, candidates aren’t impressed (but only just).

Jun 29, 2017

Thanks to CV-Library and their recent survey, we can now get an inside track on what candidates really feel about those curveball questions. They’ve even shared some of them too ... ... more or comment here

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Tender: York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Jun 29, 2017

The Trust are looking to create a recruitment and retention media campaign ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 Interview:
Dan Martin, Broadbean

Jun 22, 2017

Ri5 spoke with Broadbean Managing Director, Dan Martin, about how they're helping organisations make recruitment simple ... more or comment here

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Google for Jobs partners with Madgex

Jun 22, 2017

Madgex is partnering with Google to test and launch a new search experience ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Jaguar Land Rover team up with Gorillaz to recruit engineering talent

Jun 21, 2017

Jaguar Land Rover is working with Gorillaz to recruit more than 1,000, next generation electronic and software engineers. ... more or comment here

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Agency Bites

Jun 21, 2017

Even though summer is now officially in full swing, there seems to be little time to chill! Agencies across the nation are as busy as ever, so we’ve got a quick snapshot of what’s going on with whom and where ... ... more or comment here

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Universities: Teaching Excellence Framework

Jun 22, 2017

Results of The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) have been published. ... more or comment here

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Young workers making 'snap' decisions about careers

Jun 22, 2017

Snapchat beats LinkedIn as the social media channel that causes most career envy. ... more or comment here

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Cyber security sector sees surge in applicants

Jun 22, 2017

Driven by jobseeker interest and rising salaries, the UK’s cyber security skills gap has shrunk by one third over the last 2 years. ... more or comment here

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UK’s job market remains staunchly London-centric

Jun 21, 2017

Job-seeking respondents to a new poll by Jobrapido, claim that London remains their preferred relocation destination. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Businesses 'alarmed about recruitment' as Brexit negotiations begin

Jun 20, 2017

Research conducted by CIPD and the NIESR, entitled ‘Facing the future: tackling labour and skills shortages post-Brexit’, has highlighted the need for a flexible, affordable and straightforward immigration system. ... more or comment here

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The benefits of segmentation in student recruitment

Jun 19, 2017

Jon Kirk, Account Director at SMRS, talks about how Birkbeck have had success via segmentation ... more or comment here 3 comments

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Tender: University of Sussex

Jun 20, 2017

The University is seeking a supplier to provide all online and offline advertising services for student recruitment marketing. ... more or comment here

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Tender: London Borough of Waltham Forest

Jun 19, 2017

The London Borough of Waltham Forest is seeking organisations to provide recruitment services for use by UK public sector bodies ... more or comment here

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Net long-term international migration is down. Skills drain? Or a world of opportunity?

Jun 14, 2017

Steve Playford, Global Director of Financial Times Careers Management, shares his thoughts on what Brexit could mean to the labour market ... more or comment here

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Cambridgeshire County Council partners with Jobsgopublic in a drive to attract the best talent for future growth initiatives

Jun 14, 2017

cambridgeshiregrowthjobs.co.uk is a joint initiative between Jobsgopublic, Cambridgeshire County Council, South Cambridgeshire District Council and the Greater Cambridge City Deal to target specific and in-demand skills to support infrastructure projects across the county ... more or comment here

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Inequality in pay. New data suggests it’s starting young...

Jun 15, 2017

The Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset looks at the progress of higher education leavers into the labour market. The results are most revealing. ... more or comment here

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Guardian announces new print format

Jun 14, 2017

The Guardian and The Observer newspapers to adopt tabloid format from early 2018 ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Jun 13, 2017

Welcome to our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Financial Times & Lloyds Bank to give UK students free FT subscriptions

Jun 12, 2017

From the start of the new academic term in September, students will have full access to award-winning journalism on FT.com. ... more or comment here

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What’s going on in the labour market?

Jun 15, 2017

Here we review the quarterly updates for February to April 2017 for estimates of employment, unemployment, economic inactivity and other employment-related statistics for the UK ... more or comment here 1 comment

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REC announces 'Future of Jobs commission'

Jun 15, 2017

Just as UK businesses are considering the implications of the general election result, the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) announce their ‘Future of Jobs Commission’, sponsored by Brookson Group. ... more or comment here

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Tender: Aston Martin Lagonda Limited

Jun 12, 2017

Aston Martin Lagonda Limited is seeking a supplier to provide recruitment requirements for both staff and technicians. ... more or comment here

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Tender: University of Bradford

Jun 13, 2017

The University is looking to appoint a media buying agency ... more or comment here

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Andrew McCreadie at Guardian Jobs talks about programmatic and recruitment

Jun 8, 2017

Andrew McCreadie, head of advertising development at Guardian Jobs, shares his opinion on programmatic within the recruitment space ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Amberjack drives digital disruption for Unilever

Jun 8, 2017

In working with Unilever to redesign their global selection process for their Future Leaders programme ... more or comment here 1 comment

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AGR Awards winners

Jun 8, 2017

The winners of the 2017 Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) Awards were announced last night, at an awards ceremony hosted by comedian Hal Cruttenden as part of the AGR’s annual Student Recruitment Conference. ... more or comment here

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Apprenticeships set to grow

Jun 6, 2017

AGR's latest survey reveals employers are up-scaling their Apprenticeship programmes significantly. ... more or comment here

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Volume of job vacancies jumps 17.7% in May

Jun 7, 2017

Brighton top city for biggest increases in jobs, as business confidence remains strong. ... more or comment here

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CIPD People Management Awards finalists

Jun 6, 2017

The finalists have been announced for this year’s CIPD People Management Awards, which set out to recognise outstanding and innovative achievements in people management, learning and development. ... more or comment here

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Employer Brand and the Gig Economy – making a connection: Mike Hoffman, SMRS

Jun 5, 2017

Although the recent rise of the Gig Economy implies it’s a new phenomenon, it’s actually one of the oldest forms of contract employment: Piecework ... more or comment here

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Brexit: Three quarters of HR professionals expect War for Talent to escalate

Jun 6, 2017

New research indicates that almost three quarters of HR professionals believe the UK’s decision to leave the EU will increase competition for well-qualified individuals and heightens the need for organisations to be smarter about hiring. ... more or comment here

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Workers' top concerns revealed

Jun 6, 2017

According to new findings from Indeed, the world’s largest job site, workers in the UK are most concerned about the falling value of the pound, followed by jobs being lost in the process of automation. ... more or comment here

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Tender: National Institute For Health And Care Excellence (NICE)

Jun 7, 2017

The National Institute For Health And Care Excellence is seeking to appoint a supplier to attract and recruit apprentices ... more or comment here

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Tender: The Open University

Jun 5, 2017

The OU is looking to appoint an agency that can work with their in house digital teams to support the ongoing development and optimisation of the OU Homepage and current recruitment sites. ... more or comment here

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CV-Library launches in Ireland

Jun 1, 2017

CV-Library has today announced its launch of a brand new, dedicated Irish site. ... more or comment here

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