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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The Guardian’s second networking event of their “Women in …” series

Nov 16, 2017

The Guardian’s second networking event is taking place on Tuesday 21st November ... 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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Small Circle Awards launched

Nov 15, 2017

Small Circle announce the first annual Awards and are looking for nominations ... 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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Tender: National Employment Savings Trust (Nest)

Nov 2, 2017

NEST Corporation is seeking a small number of recruitment partners ... more or comment here

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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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Mike Hoffman, SMRS: When's best to open apprenticeship applications?

Sep 28, 2017

Mike Hoffman, Client Partner - New Business and Research at SMRS, weighs up opening early vs holding back ... more or comment here

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mybrink. More than a job board?

Sep 28, 2017

The co-founders of mybrink wanted to shake-up the graduate recruitment sector and create an online talent marketplace ... more or comment here

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Apprenticeships are on the rise. But are they fair?

Sep 27, 2017

The apprenticeship landscape is shifting, as more employers get on board. But who’s getting the best deal? ... more or comment here

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CIPD People Management Awards winners announced

Sep 27, 2017

itsu rolls into first place at the CIPD People Management Awards 2017 ... more or comment here

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Transparency rules expose extent of management gender pay gap

Sep 26, 2017

Salary analysis by the CMI and Xpert HR shows that the gender pay gap in managers’ salaries is even bigger than previously estimated ... more or comment here

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Almost two thirds of UK workers hide an aspect of their lives at work

Sep 26, 2017

With National Inclusion Week taking place, Diversity and Inclusion needs to be at the forefront of every business and employees mind-set but new research shows that sometimes this isn’t the case ... more or comment here

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Monster and Stemettes partner for a second year to inspire STEM confidence in young women across the UK

Sep 26, 2017

Monster Confidence, an initiative with award-winning social enterprise Stemettes, is focused on providing confidence, inspiration and guidance for young women looking to pursue STEM ... more or comment here

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Media Bites

Sep 25, 2017

Including updates from The FT, CV-Library, TheBigChoice, S1jobs, Technojobs, The Tab and CubedEducation ... more or comment here 2 comments

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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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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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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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