Association of Graduate Recruiters renamed as Institute of Student Employers

Sep 20, 2017

The renaming reflects a change in member needs since the organisation was formed nearly 50 years ago (1968) ... more or comment here

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Matthew Harradine, totaljobs: The opportunity is there for graduate employers to secure top talent

Sep 20, 2017

totaljobs’ director, Matthew Harradine, shares his thoughts on graduate trends based on their data ... more or comment here

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Public sector hiring is looking positive

Sep 20, 2017

The public sector is experiencing the most noticeable increase in confidence since 2015 ... more or comment here

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The Guardian and Open University invites HR professionals to join degree apprenticeships debate

Sep 21, 2017

The Guardian is hosting a Degree Apprenticeship Debate paid for by the Open University, a complimentary event for senior HR and Learning Development professionals ... more or comment here

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Do recruiters need to take the lead on championing apprenticeships?

Sep 19, 2017

Apprenticeships aren’t on the radar for the majority of school students. That’s the main takeaway from a recent study conducted by trendence UK, which reveals that university remains the clear preference among school age students. ... more or comment here

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KPMG grows apprenticeship numbers by 40%

Sep 19, 2017

A clear focus on promoting and championing recruitment opportunities at KPMG has seen the firm recruit a record intake. ... more or comment here

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Talent shortage stemmed: rising interest in STEM jobs is finally closing Britain’s skills gap

Sep 18, 2017

The once chronic imbalance between British employers’ need for recruits with science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) skills and the number of candidates is easing ... more or comment here

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Tender: Manchester City Council

Sep 18, 2017

Manchester City Council is seeking to establish a framework agreement for senior recruitment ... more or comment here

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Behind every award...

Sep 14, 2017

We were intrigued as to what went into an award-winning piece of work. Off the back of their recent success at The Recruitment Business Awards, Talent Works were happy to give us the low down ... more or comment here

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“Choose psychiatry” is the plea to medical students

Sep 14, 2017

The Royal College of Psychiatrists has launched a national six-week media campaign to recruit more students into psychiatry. It’s receiving lots of attention ... more or comment here

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Survey reveals UK’s top undergraduate employers

Sep 14, 2017

J.P. Morgan has taken the top spot in a list of the top 100 undergraduate employers in the UK, compiled by RateMyPlacement. ... more or comment here

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2018 National Undergraduate Employability Awards are open for nominations

Sep 11, 2017

RMP Enterprise has announced the 2018 National Undergraduate Employability Awards are open for nominations ... more or comment here

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School to Work campaign

Sep 14, 2017

The EY Foundation has launched a White Paper which presents the case for the implementation of a new School to Work Framework in every school in the UK ... more or comment here

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Totaljobs chosen as 'Best Job Board' at Recruitment Business Awards

Sep 14, 2017

Totaljobs has been awarded the title of ‘Best Job Board’ in the UK and Ireland at the Recruitment Business Awards ... more or comment here

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Biggest shake-up in UK newspaper industry for more than a decade

Sep 13, 2017

Trinity Mirror, publisher of GAAPweb, Totally Legal and Secsinthecity, is in talks with Northern & Shell to buy all of its publishing assets ... more or comment here 1 comment

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CV-Library launches new ad campaign

Sep 12, 2017

September and October sees CV-Library’s biggest advertising campaign to date ... more or comment here

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Freeman: a dozen London bridges

Sep 12, 2017

Zoe Freeman of ThirtyThree will be walking 10 miles and conquering 12 bridges in the London Bridges Challenge 2017 in aid of Diabetes UK ... more or comment here

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Engineering degrees are the most valued. But STEM career opportunities are misunderstood.

Sep 11, 2017

At a time when businesses are crying out for students with STEM skills, the financial incentives are there, but students don’t know what a STEM career could mean to them ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Sep 8, 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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The Ri5 interview: Claire Herriott, White Label

Sep 7, 2017

When Claire set up White Label four years ago, she had modest aspirations. Yet her commitment to faultless client service, developing the people around her and sheer hard work, has meant her business has grown from strength-to-strength ... more or comment here 4 comments

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Recruitment Business Awards 2017 winners announced

Sep 8, 2017

The winners of the 2017 Recruitment Business Awards were announced last night ... more or comment here

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London named ‘best university city’ as Brexit looms

Sep 7, 2017

Just as the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2018 announce their top 1,000 universities in the world, experts are warning that Brexit threatens London’s status as the leading university city ... more or comment here

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Teachers, GPs and the armed forces struggle to recruit

Sep 7, 2017

Some of our most revered public services have been in the press recently as they reach tipping point when it comes to recruiting enough people ... more or comment here

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Graduates are happy to renege on job offers

Sep 6, 2017

Milkround’s annual survey gives some great insights as to the current mindset of today’s graduates. But there’s some worrying trends emerging too ... more or comment here

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Berenice Baker, Penna: Sourcing the silver surfer via social media

Sep 6, 2017

Berenice Baker, Social Media Manager at Penna, explains how to attract an ageing workforce via social media ... more or comment here

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2018 RAD Awards open for entries

Sep 5, 2017

The 2018 RAD Awards are now open for entries. Entrants have until the end of the month to get their submissions in, with a total of 17 main categories to choose from. ... more or comment here

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CIPD announces new partnership venture with Haymarket Media Group

Sep 7, 2017

The CIPD have announced a new partnership with Haymarket Media Group, which will deliver the organisation’s events programme ... more or comment here

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The ‘story’ behind companies’ gender pay gap reporting

Sep 4, 2017

With an April 2018 deadline looming to publish their gender pay gap reports, many businesses are taking their time to ensure their figures are backed by a supporting narrative ... more or comment here

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JCB’s £7.5m investment in Young Talent creates 168 jobs

Aug 31, 2017

JCB have announced the recruitment of almost 170 apprentices and graduates as the company steps up investment in its Young Talent programme ... more or comment here

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Dave Jenkins, Wave: job boards; do they still work?

Aug 31, 2017

Dave Jenkins, founder of Wave Group, shares his thoughts on the job board industry ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Children’s career aspirations suffer from parents’ lack of confidence

Aug 31, 2017

EY, the multinational professional services firm has released research that indicates half of parents worry that their understanding of today’s career landscape could hinder their child’s prospects ... more or comment here

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Amberjack get muddy

Aug 31, 2017

On 16th September a team of ladies from Amberjack are taking part in Race for Life’s 5k Pretty Muddy event in Oxford ... more or comment here

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Affluent students get apprenticeships advantage

Aug 31, 2017

New research from the CIM reveals that A Level students from disadvantaged backgrounds are more at risk of missing out on ‘free’ degree apprenticeships ... more or comment here

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Post-Brexit, the manufacturing sector expresses concerns over impending recruitment crisis

Aug 30, 2017

Off the back of recent official data on migration, the EEF launches a report exploring the post-Brexit impact on the manufacturing sector in the UK ... more or comment here

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Tender: Ministry of Defence

Aug 30, 2017

The MoD are seeking a supplier ro provide marketing services for the Defence Engineering Graduate and Apprentice Training Schemes ... more or comment here

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Cycle yourself happy on Wednesday September 13th

Aug 29, 2017

Research shows that nearly half of employees who cycle their commute feel less stress at work and benefit from improved mental well-being ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 Profile: Nicole Law

Aug 24, 2017

Nicole Law, Client Relationship Partner at Jobsgopublic, recently joined after previous roles at Hays, Savvy and Nasdaq ... more or comment here

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Agency Bites

Aug 24, 2017

As the summer comes to a close, agencies are returning to full force, revived and refreshed and ready to get back into the swing of things. That doesn’t mean to say that nothing’s been happening in the summer lull – our round up proves quite the contrary ... more or comment here

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The GCSE results are in

Aug 24, 2017

In the biggest shake-up in a generation, the GCSEs were always going to be under the media spotlight. Ri5 reviews what all the fuss is about ... more or comment here

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Mike Hoffman, SMRS: Boomerang or alumni recruitment – good for business, bad for diversity?

Aug 24, 2017

Mike Hoffman, Client Partner - New Business and Research at SMRS, talks about boomerang and alumni recruitment ... more or comment here

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Retiring workers to create UK STEM labour shortage by 2023

Aug 23, 2017

Research carried out by EDF Energy reveals that retiring workers will create over half a million job vacancies in science, research, engineering and technology, over the next 6 years ... more or comment here

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Absence rates rising

Aug 23, 2017

According to data from XpertHR, employee absence has gone up to a median of 6.6 days per employee. That figure rises to 9.1 days in the public sector ... more or comment here

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Employer branding is not just for larger companies (but they are leading the way)

Aug 22, 2017

A new report by Universum Global and DHI Group releases key findings from its employer branding study ... more or comment here

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Cyber security attractive career choice for almost half of workers

Aug 22, 2017

According to research by Course Library, an innovative training platform, nearly half of workers across the UK would consider changing career course to work in Cyber Security ... more or comment here

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Tender: International Recruitment of General Practitioners

Aug 24, 2017

NHS England is seeking to establish a Framework Agreement of International Recruitment service providers ... more or comment here

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Mandy Eldridge RIP

Aug 17, 2017

Ri5 has received the sad news that Mandy Eldridge, a well-known figure from the recruitment comms world, has died ... more or comment here 17 comments

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Judgement day for the reformed A-levels

Aug 17, 2017

17th August 2017 marks the results for the newly formatted A-levels. Let’s see how they measure up ... more or comment here

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Pink Squid appoints Director of Employer Branding

Aug 17, 2017

Pink Squid has announced the appointment of Lee Nicholls as its new director of employer branding ... more or comment here

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Volvo UK launches online recruitment portal

Aug 17, 2017

In an investment in dealership recruitment, Volvo Cars UK has launched a brand new, online portal to help dealers recruit new staff ... more or comment here

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Goldman Sachs to introduce personality tests in recruitment

Aug 17, 2017

It’s been reported that Goldman Sachs is planning to introduce ‘personality tests’ from summer 2018 as part of the recruitment process into its banking, trading and finance, and risk divisions ... more or comment here

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TalentWorksInternational: 8 generation Z statistics you need to know

Aug 16, 2017

TalentWorksInternational share some key statistics about people born between the mid-1990s to mid-2000s ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Pay Gaps: Shake-up of culture and working practices needed

Aug 17, 2017

The Equality & Human Rights Commission has called for a shake-up of culture and working practices to reduce pay gaps ... more or comment here

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‘Equal pay’ and ‘gender pay gap’ are not the same thing

Aug 16, 2017

At a time when organisations with over 250 employees are being called to reveal data about their gender pay gap, we all need to make sure we know what we’re talking about ... more or comment here

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EHRC releases strategy aimed at encouraging flexible working as employers frown upon it

Aug 17, 2017

Office-working millennials fear criticism from their employer for working flexibly from home ... more or comment here

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The UK’s top employers for work-life balance

Aug 16, 2017

A good work-life balance is what most people strive for. But it’s so hard to achieve. Glassdoor releases statistics to show which employers are succeeding in 2017 so far ... more or comment here

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Recruitment Business Awards 2017 nominations announced

Aug 15, 2017

The nominations for the 2017 Recruitment Business Awards have been announced, and they include some of the biggest names in the recruitment and agency worlds. ... more or comment here

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Results for the National Student Survey are out. But are the students happy?

Aug 15, 2017

In the latest report, student satisfaction come under scrutiny ... more or comment here

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2017 regional finalists announced

Aug 14, 2017

Now in their fourteenth year, the awards celebrate England’s top apprenticeship employers and apprentices, as well as recognising those individuals that make a significant contribution to apprenticeships. ... more or comment here

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Network Rail partner with Amberjack to turn the dial on diversity

Aug 9, 2017

The results of which have led to their work being shortlisted for the Diversity and Inclusion accolade at the CIPD People Management Awards. ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 profile: Nicola Sullivan

Aug 10, 2017

Nicola is the newest member of the leadership team at Meet & Engage. The MET's loss is recruitment's gain; put on the Sounds of Silence and read our latest profile - no parachute required ... more or comment here 3 comments

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Dan Beynon, SMRS: is Clearing more unpredictable than ever in 2017?

Aug 10, 2017

With A Level results day looming next week, Dan Beynon, Head of Education at SMRS, talks about higher education marketing. ... more or comment here

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Prospects launches Summer Graduate Market Trends

Aug 10, 2017

Prospects’ latest edition of Graduate Market Trends (GMT) focuses on gender in graduate recruitment and careers. ... more or comment here

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Men more likely to experience work-related mental health problems

Aug 10, 2017

A survey by Mind, the charity dedicated to providing advice and support to anyone experiencing a mental health problem, has revealed that men are twice as likely to have mental health problems as a result of their job ... more or comment here

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The battle for employee engagement: a quarter of employers losing the fight

Aug 9, 2017

New research from totaljobs reveals that more than a quarter of employers are struggling to engage their workforce. ... more or comment here

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The Guardian launches "Women in ..."

Aug 9, 2017

The Guardian have launched a series of networking events and an online support forum ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Aug 8, 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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RBI sell titles to DVV

Aug 4, 2017

RBI has announced the sale of the RAD Awards, Personnel Today, Occupational Health & Wellbeing and Whatmedia to DVV Media International ... more or comment here

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Reminder – Small Circle takes place next week

Aug 8, 2017

Small Circle’s summer event takes place next week at the Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings, Farringdon. ... more or comment here

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The RADs 2018: new categories and Chair announced

Aug 3, 2017

Ahead of their launch in September, this year's Chair and two new categories have been announced ... more or comment here

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Half of UK employees anxious about their financial future

Aug 3, 2017

A new study reveals that half of UK workers are concerned about their financial future and one third expects to leave their job in the next two years because of stagnant salary concerns ... more or comment here

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Disability inclusion calculator is launched to ‘address’ the disability employment gap

Aug 3, 2017

The Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI) has launched a new online tool to calculate how many disabled people employers should be hiring to be truly representative ... more or comment here

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Apprentice Levy and national living wage take their toll on retailers

Aug 2, 2017

Government-led initiatives are partly blamed for an estimated 45,000 job losses in the retail sector ... more or comment here

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More UK professionals believe ‘job hopping’ is acceptable

Aug 1, 2017

Three quarters of workers across the UK now see ‘job hopping’ as acceptable, with almost half agreeing that staying in a job for less than a year is OK ... more or comment here

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STOP THE PRESS: is engineering suddenly becoming cool?

Aug 1, 2017

A recent survey by Jobsite indicates that teenagers know more about engineering than once thought. What’s more, they like what they hear ... more or comment here

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Unpaid internships damage graduate pay prospects

Aug 1, 2017

A study by Essex University has found that those choosing NOT to undertake an unpaid internship and go straight into employment after graduation are more likely to earn more in the long term. ... more or comment here

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Jobsgopublic: recruitment doesn’t take a summer break

Jul 31, 2017

Changing trends in how and when people look for jobs are minimising peaks and troughs in seasonal recruitment activity. ... more or comment here

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RateMyPlacement's new innovative feature

Jul 31, 2017

RateMyPlacement has launched an innovative new feature that they believe will revolutionise how employers build talent pools in real time and provide a personalised experience for both students and employers. ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Fantasy Football is back again

Aug 2, 2017

Details of how to join in with the Ri5 fantasy football league ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 profile: Kate Wilson

Jul 27, 2017

Kate Wilson, Resourcing Lead - Public Sector at Penna, is straight-talking, inquisitive and fresh. Here we take a fresh, inquisitive look at some straight-talking answers ... more or comment here

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Jobsgopublic top recruitment trends 2017

Jul 27, 2017

Jobsgopublic have revealed their top recruitment trends of 2017 in the public and charity secto ... more or comment here

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Personnel Today Awards 2017 shortlist unveiled

Jul 26, 2017

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

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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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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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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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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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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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