National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2018 shortlist unveiled

Dec 11, 2017

The shortlist for the 2018 National Undergraduate Employability Awards has been announced, ahead of the awards which take place in February ... more or comment here

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Encouraging news for nursing, with student course acceptances remaining high

Dec 7, 2017

4th December saw the release of the second wave of results from the UCAS End of Cycle Report, investigating the patterns for the year by subject ... more or comment here

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Glassdoor announces top UK places to work in 2018

Dec 6, 2017

Glassdoor has announced the winners of its tenth annual Employees’ Choice Awards, highlighting the best places to work in 2018 ... more or comment here

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Jobsgopublic launches new recruitment website for Croydon Council

Dec 7, 2017

Jobsgpublic has unveiled its new recruitment website for social care in Croydon ... more or comment here

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Small Circle Awards 2018 winners

Dec 7, 2017

Tuesday 5th December saw the inaugural Small Circle Awards, taking place during the Christmas networking event ... more or comment here 2 comments

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SMRS: Virtual reality in recruitment

Dec 5, 2017

Xuan Hoang, creative copywriter at SMRS, gives her thoughts on the role of virtual reality in recruitment ... more or comment here

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The top 10 roles set for the highest salary increases in 2018

Dec 5, 2017

Research undertaken by Robert Half reveals the top 10 roles set to see the biggest salary gains next year ... more or comment here

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PPMA Recruitment Awards 2018 open for entries

Dec 4, 2017

The PPMA Recruitment Awards for 2018 are open for entries. ... more or comment here

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Tender: Local Government Association

Dec 6, 2017

The Local Government Association (LGA) is seeking a supplier to provide assessment services relating to its graduate development programme ... more or comment here

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Tender: Financial Conduct Authority

Dec 5, 2017

The FCA is seeking a supplier to provide a full recruitment and on-boarding service ... more or comment here

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Tender: National Institute For Health And Care Excellence

Dec 4, 2017

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is seeking to appoint a supplier for their annual staff engagement survey ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Lee Biggins

Nov 30, 2017

It seems surprising that it's taken this long for Lee Biggins, Managing Director and Founder of CV-Library, to be the subject of the Ri5 profile... good things come to those who wait ... more or comment here

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Media Bites

Nov 30, 2017

including updates from FT, CV-Library, UCAS Media, Technojobs, Monster, and Gumtree ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Sense responds to Government's disability employment announcement

Nov 30, 2017

National disability charity, Sense, has responded to the government announcement that they plan to get one million more disabled people in work over the next 10 years ... more or comment here

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Guardian Public Service Awards winners announced

Nov 29, 2017

Hertfordshire Council took home the prize for overall winner ... more or comment here

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2017 UK & European Employee Engagement Awards finalists announced

Nov 30, 2017

The 2017 UK & Europe Employee Engagement Awards, in association with People Insight, announces its shortlist of finalists ... more or comment here

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Are we ready to adopt agile working into the workplace?

Nov 29, 2017

Jobsite’s recent survey explores agile working and if it’s time for recruiters to embrace an agile workforce ... more or comment here

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Tender: Highlands And Islands Enterprise

Nov 29, 2017

The Science Skills Academy is looking appoint a supplier for their STEM Education Rooms ... more or comment here

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Apprenticeship Live broadcasts in schools

Nov 28, 2017

Schools in England can now access the latest apprenticeship information directly from employers and their apprentices - through a new broadcast initiative ... more or comment here

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Higher education entries for 18-year olds at an all-time high

Nov 28, 2017

According to UCAS, 2017 has witnessed the largest proportion of 18-year olds entering higher education ... more or comment here

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Tender: Crown Commercial Service

Nov 28, 2017

The Crown Commercial Service is seeking to appoint a consultancy to undertake a graduate recruitment programme review ... more or comment here

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Together, The AA and TMP are ready for anything too

Nov 23, 2017

Meet Craig Morgans – Head of Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development for The AA and Colin Barnett – Client Partner for TMP. Often finishing each other’s sentences, it’s clear they share a great working partnership, with business talk and banter in equal measure ... more or comment here

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UCAS update on unconscious bias in admissions

Nov 23, 2017

Back in 2015, the government looked to UCAS to introduce ‘name-blind’ applications. They’re been hard at work assessing feasibility and running trials ... more or comment here

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More women needed in tech

Nov 23, 2017

This is the ambition of The Tech Talent Charter, which has just been granted Government funding as it welcomes its 90th signatory ... more or comment here

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The upside to the downside in falling apprenticeship starts

Nov 23, 2017

TUI’s UK and Ireland Early Talent and Apprenticeships Manager sees the decline as a positive. Here’s why ... ... more or comment here

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Striving for equality: CIPD releases its gender pay gap report

Nov 23, 2017

The CIPD publishes its gender pay gap statistics, alongside steps for positive action ... more or comment here

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In-house Recruitment Awards 2017 winners announced

Nov 23, 2017

All the winners, along with judges comments ... more or comment here

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Personnel Today Awards 2017 winners announced

Nov 22, 2017

The winners of the 2017 Personnel Today Awards were announced last night at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, with The Metropolitan Police Service taking home the evening’s big prize, the Overall Winner Award. ... more or comment here

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Analysis reveals job search trends in 2017

Nov 23, 2017

Jobsite Indeed has analysed the nation’s job searches since the start of 2017 and revealed how they closely align to major economic and political trends, particularly in technology ... more or comment here

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Employers want to deal with it... employees don’t want to talk about it. Is Mental Health the elephant in the room?

Nov 22, 2017

60% of employees embarrassed to discuss mental health… 95% of employers concerned about mental health in the workplace ... more or comment here

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RAD Awards 2018 shortlist unveiled

Nov 20, 2017

The shortlist for the 2018 RAD Awards has been announced via live Twitter feed, ahead of next year’s awards ceremony set to take place in January. ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Nov 21, 2017

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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Combatting sexual harassment at work

Nov 21, 2017

Acas have published new advice for employers and employees that outlines what kind of workplace behaviours could be considered sexual harassment and how to report it ... more or comment here

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Jo Davis to join Mitie as Group HR Director

Nov 21, 2017

Mitie Group plc has announced that it has appointed Jo Davis as Group Human Resources Director ... more or comment here

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Mind your language

Nov 16, 2017

A survey by totaljobs explores how simple words and phrases are contributing to unconscious gender bias and impacting on diversity ... more or comment here 1 comment

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NORAs 2017 winners announced

Nov 16, 2017

The winners of the 2017 National Online Recruitment Awards (NORAs) have been announced, following an awards ceremony on London ... more or comment here

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Tender: Ministry of Defence

Nov 16, 2017

The Authority is seeking to establish a Framework Agreement for recruitment services ... more or comment here

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Thousands of higher and degree apprenticeship vacancies announced

Nov 16, 2017

Over 3000 higher and degree apprenticeships have been announced ... more or comment here

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What an unhappy bunch we are

Nov 16, 2017

As we approach the season to be jolly, new research from CV-Library shows our nation’s professionals are anything but ... ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Prospects launches Autumn Graduate Market Trends

Nov 15, 2017

Prospects’ latest edition of Graduate Market Trends (GMT) focuses on LGBT and feminist issues in higher education, graduate migration, expanded life-long notions of career and Brexit ... more or comment here

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Celebrating success

Nov 14, 2017

Jobsgopublic update us on some recent campaigns that have brought about tangible results for their clients Hammersmith & Fulham and UK Export Finance ... more or comment here

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Anchor’s apprenticeship scheme ranked top of RateMyApprenticeship Top 100 Employers

Nov 14, 2017

Katie Rankin, Anchor's Qualifications & Apprenticeships Manager, comments on their recent win ... more or comment here

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Robots: career coaches or competition?

Nov 14, 2017

According to new research from Indeed, jobseekers are changing their minds about robots and starting to embrace the idea that they could further their career rather than steal their jobs ... more or comment here

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Who will save the Scottish surgeries?

Nov 13, 2017

With a third of GP training places unfilled in Scotland and thousands of doctors having left in the last three years, it’s a sorry old state of affairs ... more or comment here

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Apprenticeships at EY are serious business

Nov 7, 2017

Steve Keith, Marketing and Communications Lead – Apprenticeships at EY, updates us in this interview about the great work they’re doing ... more or comment here

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Are people a company’s greatest asset?

Nov 9, 2017

Havas People, in conjunction with Conran Design Group recently hosted an event “You say people are your greatest asset. How do you prove it?” ... more or comment here

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United. Businesses and employers are backing the need to protect gig economy workers

Nov 9, 2017

In advance of the anticipated Uber ruling, totaljobs surveyed nearly 5,0000 workers and over 100 businesses to explore their feelings on the gig economy ... more or comment here

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Workingmums’ top employer award announced

Nov 9, 2017

The awards are designed to celebrate the leading companies in gender diversity and flexible working ... more or comment here

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Which employers get top marks from the apprentices?

Nov 8, 2017

This is the fourth year that RateMyApprenticeship has conducted its best apprentice employer survey in the UK ... more or comment here

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Earn while you learn. But is that the reality for apprentices?

Nov 8, 2017

40% of apprentices spend more than they earn, with female apprentices being worse off ... more or comment here

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Mornie Robertson now INEOS Automotive HR Director

Nov 8, 2017

INEOS Automotive has announced the appointment of Mornie Robertson as Human Resources Director ... more or comment here

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Tender: Civil Aviation Authority

Nov 7, 2017

The CAA is seeking to establish a framework agreement for recruitment services ... more or comment here

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Stress in the workplace – Acas launches new guidance

Nov 6, 2017

Acas have launched new guidance to help managers support stressed out staff at work and make businesses more productive ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Rebecca Fielding

Nov 2, 2017

Rebecca is Managing Director of Gradconsult. If you're looking for a children's entertainer she may just be what you're looking for ... ... more or comment here 1 comment

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RateMyPlacement sees biggest month of traffic

Nov 2, 2017

October has seen the biggest month for student visitors in the history of RateMyPlacement ... more or comment here

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Small Circle Christmas event set for 5th December

Nov 2, 2017

The next Small Circle networking event promises to be bigger and better than ever ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Majority of UK workers believe ‘job hunting is stressful’

Nov 1, 2017

Yes, it's National Stress Awareness Day again - the annual campaign run by the International Stress Management Association, which aims to raise awareness of stress, its causes and how it can be managed ... more or comment here

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The UK remains competitive and the outlook looks bright

Nov 1, 2017

We recap on CV-Library’s quarterly job market report for Q3 2017 ... more or comment here

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What matters to candidates?

Nov 1, 2017

SMRS and reed.co.uk have joined forces to probe into what candidates want ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Apprenticeships starts are down. Not by a little, but by a lot.

Oct 31, 2017

Latest figures released by the Department for Education shows the number of people starting apprenticeships has fallen by 61% since the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy ... more or comment here

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University applications reach ‘highest recorded’

Oct 30, 2017

The first statistical release for the 2018 UCAS admissions cycle has revealed a robust start, with the highest number of applicants to October-deadline courses recorded since reporting at this deadline began ... more or comment here

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Scary bosses, intimidating interviews and working for Trump...

Oct 26, 2017

A Halloween poll by totaljobs puts Trump at the top of the list of most ghoulish bosses to work for ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Social Mobility Commission: low pay endemic in UK

Oct 26, 2017

A new report by the Social Mobility Commission confirms what many employees have been saying for years: many just aren’t paid enough ... more or comment here

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Tender: University of East Anglia

Oct 26, 2017

The University is seeking to appoint an agency to manage the media buying for its 2017/18 and 2018/19 recruitment campaign ... more or comment here

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Tender: University of Sunderland

Oct 26, 2017

The University is looking to appoint a supplier to plan, source and purchase media using different media streams for its recruitment campaigns and other advertising requirements ... more or comment here

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Unlimited holiday anyone?

Oct 25, 2017

Sarah Chester, Marketing Executive at Talent Works International, expolores how 'unlimited' holiday works ... more or comment here

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LGRP awards supplier status to Penna

Oct 25, 2017

The Local Government Recruitment Partnership (LGRP) have awarded Penna supplier status for their Framework Agreement ... more or comment here

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The top 10 cities for job growth last quarter

Oct 25, 2017

New research from CV-Library places Portsmouth at the top of the table for job growth ... more or comment here

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Graduate unemployment rate lowest since 1989

Oct 24, 2017

According to newly-published ‘What Do Graduates Do?’ survey by Prospects, graduate unemployment has fallen to 5.3% from 5.7% ... more or comment here

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BRIT Awards to create new apprenticeship scheme

Oct 24, 2017

A new apprenticeship scheme has been created by the BPI and funded by money raised by the BRIT Awards ... more or comment here

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Reminder: NUE Awards entry deadline is fast approaching

Oct 23, 2017

The entry deadline is just around the corner, with all submissions due in by 10 November ... more or comment here

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Half term fantasy football update

Oct 24, 2017

A short half term update on the Ri5 fantasy football table ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview:
Guido Nieuwkamp, SocialReferral

Oct 19, 2017

Guido is the Co-Founder and Product Director of SocialReferral, an employee referral and advocacy platform ... more or comment here

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Agency Bites

Oct 19, 2017

With summer well and truly over and Christmas looming in the not too distant future (don’t panic), our agency friends are busy on all fronts. Here’s our latest round-up of news, announcements, people moves and awards from the agency world. ... more or comment here

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Top 20 best UK companies by workplace culture revealed

Oct 19, 2017

The 20 companies with the best workplace culture and leadership development, as chosen by employees, have been named in new research by Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and job site Glassdoor ... more or comment here

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Average pay falls back to February 2006 levels as jobs market holds steady

Oct 19, 2017

The latest fall in real pay means that average earnings are no higher than they were back in February 2006, the Resolution Foundation said in response to October’s labour market figures ... more or comment here

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London isn't necessarily the place to be to earn the most

Oct 19, 2017

Where you live could see you earn up to 140% more than the national average salary for exactly the same job, new research reveals ... more or comment here

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Madgex opens New York office

Oct 18, 2017

Madgex has announced the expansion of their offices in North America, with the opening of their New York branch ... more or comment here

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Timewise Power 50 Awards are open for nominations

Oct 18, 2017

The awards celebrate the flexible working, and are open for nominations ... more or comment here

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AI: rise of the machines?

Oct 17, 2017

The number of jobs in artificial intelligence (AI) in the UK has risen dramatically in the last three years, according to research by job site Indeed ... more or comment here

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New guide for employer engagement with schools, in partnership with CBI

Oct 18, 2017

The Careers & Enterprise Company and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) have joined forces to better understand how employers engage with schools ... more or comment here

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The ‘always on’ culture plays its part in decreasing UK productivity

Oct 17, 2017

A new report from the Workforce Institute Europe (WIE) at Kronos Incorporated shows German and French workers are more productive than us ... more or comment here 1 comment

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When it comes to interviews, employers must try harder

Oct 16, 2017

A new survey from totaljobs reveals what candidates and recruiters expect from the interview process ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Tender: Department for Work And Pensions

Oct 16, 2017

The DWP is seeking a partner to run a project to deliver a Student and Graduate Internship Programme in the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership area. ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Cathy Hyde

Oct 11, 2017

Cathy has recently teamed up with Claire Herriott at White Label. You’ll know she’s trying to impress if you sit across a table at La Chapelle, just hope that she’s not cooked the food ... more or comment here

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Executive apprenticeships are now a thing

Oct 12, 2017

As a new master’s degree for business leaders is launched, it gives rise to more senior level post graduate study being funded by the apprenticeship levy ... more or comment here

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What do graduates do?

Oct 12, 2017

Prospects are hosting two events which will offer a comprehensive picture of the destinations of last year’s graduates ... more or comment here

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The proportion of ethnic workers with degrees is on the up. But there is still job and pay disparity in the workplace.

Oct 12, 2017

A study by The Resolution Foundation explores how degree attainment relates to employment and pay ... more or comment here

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Is accountancy a stressful career?

Oct 11, 2017

CareersinAudit.com finds it has its moments ... more or comment here

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Jobsgopublic launch Chapter Education

Oct 11, 2017

Jobsgopublic have announced the full launch of their brand-new education arm, Chapter Education ... more or comment here

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World Mental Health Day - Acas launches new guidance

Oct 10, 2017

Acas have today launched new guidance to help employers manage mental health in the workplace ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Oct 10, 2017

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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Almost half of older jobseekers are unemployed

Oct 10, 2017

A new study shows that jobseekers aged 55-64 are twice as likely to be looking for work because of redundancy than younger people ... more or comment here

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Londoners ‘the poorest workers in Britain’

Oct 9, 2017

Workers living in London are the worst off in the UK despite earning the highest average salary, according to data published by job site CV-Library ... more or comment here

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Kerry Foods partners with SMRS to create new employer brand

Oct 5, 2017

We joined Kerry Foods and SMRS on location at Kerry Foods in Egham, to witness first-hand how their exciting new employer brand was taking shape ... more or comment here 2 comments

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RAD Awards entry deadline extended

Oct 5, 2017

With the entry deadline for the 2018 RAD Awards just around the corner, the organisers of the awards are calling on everybody across the industry to submit their entries before it’s too late ... more or comment here

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Just how understanding are employers about mental health in the workplace?

Oct 5, 2017

A new ‘Mental Health at Work Report 2017’ suggests that employees risk serious repercussions for disclosing mental health issues at work ... more or comment here

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Advertised vacancies rise 7.2% year-on-year

Oct 5, 2017

The ongoing search for talented employees has boosted the total UK advertised vacancies by 7.2% in the year to August 2017, according to the latest UK Job Market Report from Adzuna.co.uk ... more or comment here

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Tender: Scottish Government

Oct 5, 2017

The Scottish Government’s Learning Directorate is looking to attract high-quality graduates into teaching ... more or comment here

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2017 NORAs finalists announced

Oct 4, 2017

The list of finalists for the 2017 National Online Recruitment Awards (NORAs), has been unveiled, ahead of the awards ceremony taking place in November ... more or comment here

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Peak Talent Works

Oct 4, 2017

A team from the Talent Works Northampton office will be undertaking the three peaks challenge this weekend in aid of KidsAid ... more or comment here

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Post-Brexit reality bites. Can the UK labour force meet demand?

Oct 4, 2017

A new report from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) suggests we’re going to struggle ... more or comment here

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Britain’s most family friendly workplaces unveiled

Oct 3, 2017

The Top 30 Employers for Working Families 2017 have been announced, which coincides with National Work-Life week ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Tender: Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU)

Oct 4, 2017

The university is looking for a provider of advertising and publicity services to support the delivery of marketing and recruitment campaigns ... more or comment here

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Nearly 10,000 UK finance jobs destined to move out

Oct 2, 2017

A survey by Reuters London indicates there are signs of finance jobs exiting Britain. But London will retain its leading financial status. For now ... more or comment here 1 comment

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