In the spotlight: York St John University/Absolute

Jun 13, 2019

York St John commissioned Absolute to develop brand guidelines and an online digital toolkit ... more or comment here

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Tender: Armed Forces Recruiting Programme

Jun 13, 2019

The AFRP is looking for support in the delivery of a recruitment model for the Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force ... more or comment here

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St Andrews ranked top university in Scotland and beats Oxford to rank second in the UK

Jun 12, 2019

The Guardian University Guide 2020 shows St Andrews claiming an unprecedented second place by virtue of its high scores for student satisfaction, graduate employment and the quality of its academic programmes ... more or comment here

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Over 50 and left on the shelf?

Jun 12, 2019

Nearly 40% of those in their fifties are working in middle management or below, showing they have room for growth with up to 16 years of their career ahead of them ... more or comment here

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Projects set to help women back to work

Jun 13, 2019

Minister for Women & Equalities, Penny Mordaunt, announced that seven organisations in England have been awarded funding to support innovative projects which aim to help women back into work ... more or comment here

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Digital skills pay gap worth over £12,500 a year per worker

Jun 11, 2019

More than half of the UK workforce lack the essential digital skills for their job, according to the latest Lloyds Bank Consumer Digital Index ... more or comment here

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£18.5 million to boost diversity in AI tech roles and innovation in online training for adults

Jun 10, 2019

Multimillion government investment to fund new artificial intelligence conversion degrees and innovation in adult online learning ... more or comment here

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Ken Kane joins Talent Works International as Business Development Director

Jun 5, 2019

Talent Works International have appointed Ken Kane as their Business Development Director to head up their next phase of growth ... more or comment here

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CIPD to help hundreds of parent ‘returners’ back into work

Jun 7, 2019

The CIPD has secured funding from the Government Equalities Office to run a new pilot scheme that will help parents get back into work in Yorkshire and the Humber ... more or comment here

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Oxbridge tops uni league table again

Jun 7, 2019

In its latest University Guide for 2020 (published in May), the Complete University Guide has featured its university league table, with Cambridge and Oxford again occupying the top two positions respectively ... more or comment here

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HE Bites

Jun 6, 2019

A round up of bites from in and around the world of graduate and early-years talent, with snippets from Bentley Motors, Severn Trent, EDF Energy, BT, LSBU and Heathrow Airport, ... more or comment here

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CIPD People Management Awards 2019: finalists announced

Jun 5, 2019

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

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T Levels: The NexT Level branding

Jun 3, 2019

New T Level branding unveiled to boost awareness of the new courses ahead of the 2020 rollout ... more or comment here

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Research reveals the key skills employers are looking for

Jun 4, 2019

New research from leading job board, CV-Library, reveals the key skills that employers are favouring right now, including the ability to adapt, resilience and being able to balance your work and personal life ... more or comment here

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Ri Five minutes with: Oliver Sidwell

May 30, 2019

Since their inception, how have RateMyPlacement and RateMyApprenticeship's online ratings of employers impacted early talent recruitment? Ri5 spoke with Oliver Sidwell, Co-Founder of RMP Enterprise, to find out ... more or comment here

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The Heist Awards 2019: shortlist announced

May 30, 2019

The shortlist for the 2019 Heist Awards, organised by Havas People, have been announced in advance of the awards ceremony set to take place on 11th July in Manchester ... more or comment here

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Institute of Student Employers response to Post-18 Education and Funding recommendations

May 30, 2019

“Further and higher education must work better for students, universities and taxpayers”, the Prime Minister said as she welcomed the publication of an independent review into post-18 education ... more or comment here

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Apprenticeship Bites

May 29, 2019

A round up of bites from in and around the world of apprenticeships ... more or comment here

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What do female job hunters want from employers?

May 28, 2019

A new eBook from GradTouch provides data and insights into what female job hunters are looking for in a career, and also aims to equip employer brands to attract and retain a balanced workforce ... more or comment here

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Three quarters of tech talent are willing to leave the UK for work

May 29, 2019

Findings from a global study of 27,000 digital experts call for Government and companies to work harder to attract and retain top digital talent and upskill their current workforce ... more or comment here

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Extending the Brexit deadline is limited comfort for employers

May 29, 2019

New data from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) shows that UK employers remain in limbo due to uncertainty even after the UK’s date for leaving the EU was postponed in April ... more or comment here

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McDonald’s: Top Employer for School Leavers

May 24, 2019

The UK’s top employers for school leavers have been revealed, following the 2019 AllAboutSchoolLeavers School Leavers Awards ... more or comment here

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One third of mid-life workers believe age discrimination is an issue

May 23, 2019

More than a third (37%) of employees aged 45 and over believe that age discrimination is an issue where they work, according to new analysis from Aviva ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

May 23, 2019

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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All employers in England to have better access to buy high quality apprenticeships

May 21, 2019

Small and medium sized businesses, who don’t pay the Apprenticeship Levy, will take full control over apprenticeships in their business as they come on board the Education and Skills Funding Agency’s award-winning apprenticeship service ... more or comment here

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easyJet aiming to get more girls interested in aviation through continued sponsorship of Brownies' badge

May 22, 2019

The Aviation badge was announced in March 2018 to get more girls interested in aviation, to challenge gender stereotypes, and to encourage more girls to consider a career as a pilot ... more or comment here

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Amazon Web Services launches ‘AWS Get IT’ to encourage more girls to consider a career in technology

May 21, 2019

This new programme makes digital skills accessible to Year 8 students across the UK, introduces them to cloud computing, and inspires them to consider a career in technology ... more or comment here

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Employment growth 'set to continue' but pay intentions 'remain subdued'

May 21, 2019

New CIPD/the Adecco Group research sees UK jobs machine continue to deliver but skills and labour shortages are forcing employers to rethink their recruitment practices ... more or comment here

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Tender: University College London

May 22, 2019

UCL is looking to appoint a media agency who will provide advertising management services for student recruitment purposes as well as research and commercial activity and ensure a coordinated approach to advertising activity across the institution ... more or comment here

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Tender: Skills Development Scotland

May 20, 2019

SDS are tendering for a multi-lot framework of suppliers to provide various recruitment services ... more or comment here

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ISE annual conference announces high profile line-up of speakers

May 16, 2019

The Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has revealed the headline speakers for its Annual Student Recruitment Conference and Awards taking place on 8 and 9 July 2019 ... more or comment here

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2019 PPMA Awards winners announced

May 16, 2019

The Public Sector People Managers Association (PPMA) has handed out its Excellence in People Management Awards for 2019, which celebrate best practice in all areas of HR in the public sector ... more or comment here

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2019 Recruitment Marketing Awards now open for entries

May 14, 2019

The 2019 Recruitment Marketing Awards (RMAs) are now open for entries, ahead of this year’s awards ceremony which takes place in October ... more or comment here

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Great places to work

May 16, 2019

The Great Place to Work Institute has published its 2019 rankings of the best UK workplaces ... more or comment here

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Penna: Toni Hall promoted to Director Public Sector

May 16, 2019

Penna has announced Toni Hall’s promotion to Director of Public Sector for Executive Interim. Her appointment is the latest step in a stellar interim management career with the firm ... more or comment here

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Prospects to host degree fraud roundtable events

May 14, 2019

Prospects is bringing together employers and universities to identify solutions and reach a common understanding on reducing degree fraud ... more or comment here

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Government selects Capita for permanent recruitment framework

May 16, 2019

Crown Commercial Services, the government procurement agency, has awarded Capita a place on its new recruitment framework, entrusting the company with candidate sourcing and processing for permanent positions across government departments ... more or comment here

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Retention of EU workers no more difficult for over half of employers

May 16, 2019

More than half of UK companies say the referendum result hasn’t affected their ability to retain EU staff so far, according to the latest #BigQuestion research from REED ... more or comment here

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CV-Library: job market boom

May 14, 2019

According to data from CV-Library professionals are reacting positively to the country’s latest job market boom, with applications for new roles rising by 8.6% in April 2019. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Centaur agrees sale of engineering portfolio to Mark Allen Group

May 14, 2019

Centaur Media Plc has announced that it has entered into a conditional agreement to sell its engineering portfolio, including The Engineer and Subcon, to Mark Allen Group. ... more or comment here

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Dave's Lyndon Road to Linden Grove: 130 miles in 24 hours

May 16, 2019

Dave Jenkins, Founder of Wave, is raising money for Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity by cycling 130 miles from Lyndon Road, Rubery to Linden Grove, Eastleigh ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Fantasy Football 2018/19

May 14, 2019

Like the sun rising in the East, Dominic Sumners wins the Ri5 Fantasy Football League. This year Dom’s ‘OMChimps’ clinched the title by just two points ... more or comment here

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Martin Bojam RIP

May 9, 2019

Ri5 has received the sad news that Martin Bojam, long-time friend, contributor and supporter of higher education marketing and recruitment, has died after a short illness ... more or comment here 8 comments

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Recruiter Awards 2019: winners announced

May 10, 2019

The winners of the 2019 Recruiter Awards have been announced, following a gala awards evening at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel ... more or comment here

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John Lewis 'most attractive employer'

May 9, 2019

New research from Randstad has unveiled John Lewis as the nation’s most attractive employer. Brands Credit Suisse and Jaguar Land Rover secured top five positions, with fellow retailer Marks & Spencer also featuring in the top ten ... more or comment here

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Jon Dilling joins Penna

May 9, 2019

Jon Dilling is joining Penna to support the growth of Penna’s Sourcing business through opening further business development networks in the public sector ... more or comment here

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Travelodge launches new dual workplace student recruitment programme

May 8, 2019

Travelodge, which operates over 560 UK hotels, has launched a new dual workplace programme offering 3,000 jobs ... more or comment here

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TSB welcomes new HR Director

May 8, 2019

TSB has announced the appointment of Liz Ashford as HR Director ... more or comment here

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HR in Law Awards 2019 winners announced

May 7, 2019

The winners of the 2019 HR in Law Awards were announced at a gala dinner in London last week, where a total of 15 awards were taken home by some of the biggest names in the legal sector ... more or comment here

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Tender: University of Nottingham

May 9, 2019

The University of Nottingham requires the services of a strategic media planning agency to build global reputation and to support the University in meeting its annual student recruitment targets ... more or comment here

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Tender: Procurement for Housing Ltd

May 9, 2019

Procurement for Housing (PfH) is seeking experienced organisations to provide recruitment services across 4 Lots ... more or comment here

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Symphony Talent adds new clients to diverse roster

May 2, 2019

Leading companies enhance employer brands, candidate and recruiter experience with Symphony Talent’s creative (Hodes) and technology solutions (X-Cloud) ... more or comment here

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Two-thirds of tech workers would leave over poor work-life balance

May 1, 2019

Research by CWJobs reveals over half of IT workers are ready to walk over lack of learning & development opportunities, and more than half of Gen Z workers say a new challenge is more important than salary ... more or comment here

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IET Young Women Engineer of the Year Awards

May 1, 2019

The Young Women Engineer of the Year (YWE) awards highlight inspirational women and what they have achieved as engineers ... more or comment here

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Universities acting to close BAME student attainment gap

May 2, 2019

A new report by Universities UK (UUK) and the National Union of Students (NUS) concludes that UK universities must demonstrate their commitment to university-wide change as they seek to eliminate the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) student attainment gap in UK higher education ... more or comment here

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AI and automation causing as much hiring as firing in UK businesses, new research suggests

May 1, 2019

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation will have a widespread but mixed impact on jobs, new research shows ... more or comment here

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CV-Library & WaveTrackR integration

May 1, 2019

CV-Library has partnered with with recruitment platform, WaveTrackR, which will see the job board provide WaveTrackR users with access to over 13.7 million CVs in its candidate database ... more or comment here

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Prospects launches Virtual Careers Fairs

Apr 30, 2019

Prospects has announced that it will host a new series of Virtual Careers Fairs, bringing together high calibre students and graduates with career, education and lifestyle opportunities. ... more or comment here

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2019 launched

Apr 30, 2019

The National Apprenticeship Awards 2019 have been launched, with the application site now open for entries ... more or comment here

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RateMyApprenticeship Awards now open for nominations

Apr 26, 2019

The Awards, now in their fifth year, bring together apprentices, schools, employers and training providers to celebrate their incredible achievements in apprenticeships across the UK ... more or comment here

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Graduates continue to benefit with higher earnings

Apr 25, 2019

New figures show that working-age graduates earned £10,000 more than non-graduates in 2018 and had higher employment rates ... more or comment here

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Centaur agrees sale of human resources portfolio to DVV Media

Apr 25, 2019

The HR acquisition will complement the DVV portfolio where it is already active with the leading generalist HR brand Personnel Today ... more or comment here

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"More than half of young adults would now consider undertaking an apprenticeship": Redrow

Apr 25, 2019

Redrow has launched the second part of its third annual report on perceptions of apprenticeships and careers in construction ... more or comment here

Vacancies and salaries rising; job applications down

Apr 25, 2019

The latest job market report from CV-Library has found that the struggle to recruit is still on ... more or comment here

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The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2019 announced

Apr 24, 2019

50 UK employers have been recognised for their leadership on workplace gender equality by being named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2019 ... more or comment here

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UK financial services faces a talent crisis

Apr 23, 2019

KPMG UK finds financial services’ talent pool is narrowing due to its reputation and lack of social mobility ... more or comment here

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Plans launched to boost digital skills for adults

Apr 23, 2019

Apprenticeships and Skills Minister Anne Milton unveils new qualifications based on rigorous national standards to give adults the digital skills they need ... more or comment here

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Agency Bites

Apr 17, 2019

Our second round-up of the year finds some the industry’s biggest names up to their eyeballs in new work, new joiners and award wins. So far it looks like 2019 is going to be a bumper year… ... more or comment here

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Ri Five minutes with: Katie Logan

Apr 17, 2019

Katie Logan is Associate Director at MSL, and has over 7 years’ experience working in the employee communications industry, across a range of industries and audiences. Ri5 found out how MSL are tackling the change in consumer behaviour when it comes to recruitment marketing ... more or comment here

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Eight in ten UK Chief Information Officers concerned about recruiting and training tech talent

Apr 17, 2019

Research from Barclaycard reveals that more than three-quarters of UK Chief Information Officers (CIOs) worry about recruiting and upskilling staff to ensure they have the advanced tech skills required for business success in today’s competitive and uncertain market ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Apr 16, 2019

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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RIDI awards: 2019 winners

Apr 15, 2019

Now in their fifth year, the RIDI Awards celebrate progress and recognise the success of organisations that are making headway in increasing the inclusion of disabled professionals ... more or comment here

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NTU named Guardian 'University of the Year'

Apr 11, 2019

The new award recognises a university which combines academic excellence with inclusivity ... more or comment here

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Finalists announced for Institute of Student Employers Awards 2019

Apr 11, 2019

More than 30 employers, universities and industry suppliers have been recognised across 14 categories for their commitment to raising standards in student marketing, recruitment and development as well as work experience and diversity ... more or comment here

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Havas London wins new Department for Education T Levels brief

Apr 10, 2019

Creative agency Havas London has been appointed by the Department for Education to launch and promote its new T Levels qualification following a competitive pitch ... more or comment here

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Amberjack secure £17.6m investment from LDC

Apr 9, 2019

The investment will accelerate Amberjack’s growth strategy and help further develop its services and proprietary software proposition ... more or comment here

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WaveTrackR partners with Bullhorn

Apr 10, 2019

The collaboration between WaveTrackR and Bullhorn will add value to their two pieces of software ... more or comment here

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75 fake universities closed in UK

Apr 9, 2019

Prospects works with the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau and other law enforcement agencies to force closure of operators offering fake degree certificates or misusing the word ‘university’ which is a protected term under the 2006 Companies Act ... more or comment here

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TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2019: winners announced

Apr 5, 2019

The winners of the 2019 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards were announced last night, with IBM taking home the Graduate Employer of the Year title for the second year ... more or comment here

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In the spotlight: Babcock/Blackbridge

Apr 4, 2019

Blackbridge started working with Babcock International in 2017, and their partnership has already won them a coveted FIRM Award for Best Supplier Partnership. Ri5's "spotlight" feature looks at their 'What Makes You' campaign ... more or comment here

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LinkedIn Top Companies 2019

Apr 4, 2019

LinkedIn has released this year’s UK Top Companies to work for in the UK ... more or comment here

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Office for Students says higher education in ‘reasonable financial health’ but warns of ‘over-ambitious’ student number forecasts

Apr 4, 2019

Higher education in England is in reasonable financial health but universities and colleges should avoid over-ambitious student number forecasts in their future planning, the Office for Students (OfS) warns in a new report published today (4th April) ... more or comment here

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Talent Works International: Employer’s guide to Brexit

Apr 4, 2019

Talent Works International have written a guide for employers and how they should prepare for all outcomes when it comes to Brexit ... more or comment here

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UCAS Media: Apprenticeship insight breakfast

Apr 3, 2019

On Tuesday 30th April, UCAS Media are hosting a breakfast meeting to discuss ‘How to create a successful apprenticeship’ ... more or comment here

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1 in 4 choose Northern Powerhouse over London to launch tech start-up

Apr 4, 2019

The growth of the Northern Powerhouse is being spearheaded by Manchester, according to latest research by leading specialist IT recruiter, CWJobs ... more or comment here

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AI and automation. Ready or not, here it comes

Apr 2, 2019

Capita People Solutions releases information that shares what’s on business leaders and employees’ minds when it comes to AI and Automation ... more or comment here

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New online apps launched to transform careers advice for students

Apr 2, 2019

The Universities Minister Chris Skidmore launched two apps which empower students to make better choices about where and what to study at university ... more or comment here

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School Leaver Awards 2019: finalists revealed

Mar 28, 2019

AllAboutSchoolLeavers.co.uk has unveiled the finalists for the 2019 School Leaver Awards, which highlight the top UK employers for school and college leavers ... more or comment here

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Recruiting Generation Brexit

Mar 28, 2019

Blackbridge has partnered with Trendence UK to survey 1,675 students and first jobbers to find out how it feels to launch a graduate career in light of Brexit creating a real time of uncertainty ... more or comment here

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Earnings continue to grow for recent graduates

Mar 28, 2019

The Universities Minister has welcomed figures which show that median earnings for recent graduates increased in 2016/17 ... more or comment here

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Amberjack: Future Talent Insights Launch

Mar 27, 2019

On Tuesday 2nd April and Tuesday 30th April, Amberjack are hosting events for the launch of their Future Talent Insights Report 2019 ... more or comment here

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1.5 million jobs at high risk of automation

Mar 28, 2019

Recent ONS analysis has identified that some of the duties and tasks of 1.5 million jobs in England are at high risk of being automated in the future ... more or comment here

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Amazon announces programme to further boost gender diversity and inclusion across UK business

Mar 27, 2019

Amazon has launched Amazon Amplify – a series of initiatives designed to further increase the number of women in technology and innovation roles across its UK business ... more or comment here

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The FIRM Awards 2019 - all the winners

Mar 26, 2019

The winners of the 2019 FIRM Awards have been announced, following last week’s awards ceremony ... more or comment here 1 comment

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The Month in HE

Mar 26, 2019

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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Ri Five minutes with: Mark MacAlesher

Mar 26, 2019

Ri5 caught up with Mark to find out how he is settling into his new role, what Procurious is all about and why the opportunity to return to media was too good to pass up ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Hodes receives eight Employer Brand Management Awards

Mar 21, 2019

Symphony Talent’s creative agency for employers honoured for client campaigns ... more or comment here

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Early talent prefers human touch to technology in recruitment process

Mar 21, 2019

A survey by Schneider Electric UK and The 5% Club reveals that more than half of young people don’t believe that technology does a better job of identifying talent than human recruiters ... more or comment here

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Businesses not attracting diverse base of applicants leaves apprenticeship targets unmet

Mar 21, 2019

Apprentice Nation launches to reach and inspire young people from all backgrounds to start their careers though an apprenticeship ... more or comment here

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HarperCollins’s blind recruitment process

Mar 20, 2019

The HarperCollins Graduate Scheme opened for applications on 4th March. But for the first time, applications will follow HarperCollins’s blind recruitment process ... more or comment here

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Employers say apprentices need help getting dressed for work

Mar 20, 2019

Apprentices need to work a lot harder on developing their professionalism at work compared to graduates, but there are little differences in key skills such as resilience, leadership and dealing with conflict ... more or comment here

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Recruiter Awards 2019: shortlist announced

Mar 19, 2019

The shortlist for the 2019 Recruiter Awards has been announced, ahead of the awards evening that takes place in May ... more or comment here

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Post-18 education: where students go next and why

Mar 19, 2019

All post-18 school leavers have the same choice of routes to work: university, an apprenticeship or straight into the workplace. A recent analysis of students’ next steps however reveals what influences those choices and why they differ ... more or comment here

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Find | Your | Flex Group launches

Mar 19, 2019

From 1st March 2019, the Mummyjobs Group has rebranded to become The Find | Your | Flex Group ... more or comment here

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Katrina Harvey (Rostrup) RIP

Mar 13, 2019

It is with sadness that we report the passing away of Katrina Harvey (Rostrup), one of the founders of Amberjack, following a short illness ... more or comment here 8 comments

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IKEA takes a ‘hands-on’ approach to recruitment with unique interview process

Mar 14, 2019

The Swedish retailer looks for candidates who embody the brand’s values with unveiling of light-hearted video to encourage applications ... more or comment here

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Kew Green Hotels working with Premier League Rugby to narrow hospitality skills gap

Mar 14, 2019

Kew Green Hotels are launching a new ‘Masterchef’ style initiative designed in collaboration with Premiership Rugby’s HITZ Clubs to inspire young people to build a career in hospitality ... more or comment here

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Half of UK employers struggle to find and keep blue collar workers

Mar 14, 2019

New research reveals that employers across the UK are facing significant challenges in recruiting and retaining manual and elementary service staff at a time when they are also facing the uncertainty of Brexit ... more or comment here

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Employer Brand Management Awards 2019 winners announced

Mar 14, 2019

This year’s awards celebrated the best in employer brand management across Europe ... more or comment here

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UK’s most affordable cities for new graduates

Mar 13, 2019

New analysis by Prospects reveals which UK cities offer the best value for money for graduates taking their first steps on the career ladder ... more or comment here

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CV-Library launches job site aimed at graduates

Mar 13, 2019

Jobs-Graduate.co.uk is now live and is officially part of The CV-Library Group, helping to connect the freshest candidates entering the job market, with job opportunities across the UK ... more or comment here

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Battle for top graduate talent has never been fiercer

Mar 12, 2019

According to a new report candidates on average, apply for graduate schemes with 29 different UK employers. ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Graham Shroll

Mar 7, 2019

Meet Graham Shroll, CTO and Co-Founder of Meet & Engage Candidate Experience Technology, giving employers and candidates the best of both worlds- personalisation and automation ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Three quarters of Brits would choose to do an apprenticeship over a degree

Mar 5, 2019

The survey of 1,200 UK workers revealed that while 76.1% of Brits haven’t done an apprenticeship, 93.9% believe an apprenticeship can provide a worker with the skills needed to succeed in their career ... more or comment here

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Balance for Better? International Women’s Day

Mar 7, 2019

To mark International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8th March 2019, CWJobs releases some ‘Women in Tech’ statistics to make us all think ... more or comment here

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Ferrari dealers hold Apprentice Open Day

Mar 7, 2019

Ferrari Dealers to host local schools to learn about Ferrari Apprenticeships during National Apprenticeship Week 2019 ... more or comment here

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McDonald’s UK to double apprenticeship training opportunities in 2019

Mar 6, 2019

McDonald’s has announced plans to provide more than £2million worth of opportunities to new and current employees ... more or comment here

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Mitsubishi Motors in the UK apprentices become first to qualify under new standards

Mar 6, 2019

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK has become the first vehicle manufacturer to have a group of apprentice vehicle technicians complete an End-Point Assessment (EPA) skills task for the new Light Vehicle Technician Standard ... more or comment here

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Winners announced at the 10th National Undergraduate Employability Awards

Mar 4, 2019

The winners of the 2019 National Undergraduate Employability Awards,organised by RMP Enterprise, were announced on Friday 1st March at etc.venues, Bishopsgate, London ... more or comment here

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BT to recruit more than 1,600 apprentices and graduates as it looks to attract and grow the UK’s best tech talent

Mar 5, 2019

BT announced it has created more than 1,600 new apprenticeship and graduate jobs to join its over 80,000 strong UK workforce ... more or comment here

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Bentley Motors opens 2019 apprentice recruitment

Mar 5, 2019

New cohort will join over 200 people already on Graduate, Undergraduate and Apprenticeship programmes ... more or comment here

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WPP appoints top Walmart executive Jacqui Canney as Global Chief People Officer

Mar 4, 2019

WPP announced the appointment of Jacqui Canney as Global Chief People Officer, effective June 1, 2019 ... more or comment here

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Tender: University of Bristol

Mar 7, 2019

The university is seeking a strategic partnership with a specialised foundation provider to further support growing the size of the international student population, whilst maintaining quality and improving diversity ... more or comment here

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78% of grads fear leaving the EU will have a negative impact on their career

Feb 28, 2019

Milkround research shows sentiment of 2019 grads echoes the effect of the global financial crisis on graduates in 2008 – despite a thriving graduate jobs market ... more or comment here

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PPMA Awards 2019: shortlist revealed

Feb 28, 2019

The shortlist for the Annual PPMA Excellence in People Management Awards 2019 were announced at an event at The Guardian on 27th February ... more or comment here

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Ogilvy UK announces Helen Matthews as Chief People Officer

Feb 26, 2019

Ogilvy UK has appointed Helen Matthews to the newly created position of Chief People Officer ... more or comment here

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New ‘What Works’ centre to help universities cut equality gaps

Feb 28, 2019

A new independent centre funded by the Office for Students (OfS) is set to help universities meet challenging targets to eliminate equality gaps in higher education within 20 years ... more or comment here

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Webinar: "Apprenticeships 2019 and Beyond – The Challenges and Opportunities”

Feb 28, 2019

On Thursday 7th March, Meet & Engage are hosting a webinar entitled “Apprenticeships 2019 and Beyond – The Challenges and Opportunities” ... more or comment here

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The Tech She Can Charter celebrates first anniversary

Feb 26, 2019

The Tech She Can Charter celebrated its first anniversary with an event in PwC’s Frontier space in London ... more or comment here

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Amazon to create over 1,000 new full-time apprentices in the UK

Feb 26, 2019

Fully-funded roles include over 90 bachelors and masters degree-level apprenticeships for software development, automation engineering and senior leadership ... more or comment here

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ISE announces line-up for Student Development Conference 2019

Feb 26, 2019

Zene Everett will headline this year's ISE Development Conference ... more or comment here

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Tender: University of Bolton

Feb 28, 2019

The University wishes to select a marketing agency supplier to support the delivery of its entire marketing activity ... more or comment here

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Agency Bites

Feb 20, 2019

Here we are in early 2019 with the year off to a flyer and one of the industry’s biggest awards ceremonies already done and dusted. You’ll read about some big agency successes on that front in our latest round-up, which also includes the usual news on business wins, new starters and what’s keeping everyone busy ... more or comment here

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Accenture introduces VR assessment for graduates

Feb 21, 2019

Accenture has introduced a completely new approach to graduate recruitment in its UK business, designed to help build a diverse workforce while providing candidates with an insight into the digital innovation that is embedded into every aspect of life at Accenture ... more or comment here

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Next generation of artificial intelligence talent to be trained at UK universities

Feb 21, 2019

New post-graduate artificial intelligence (AI) drive to boost productivity and create high skilled jobs as part of the modern Industrial Strategy ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Feb 21, 2019

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 remains popular destination for EU job seekers, despite ongoing uncertainty

Feb 21, 2019

Despite widespread concerns that European workers are less interested in UK jobs right now, new data from CV-Library has found that the number of professionals that are looking for work in the UK has actually risen since the EU Referendum vote in 2016, particularly from some of Europe’s strongest economies ... more or comment here

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TARGETjobs Awards 2019 shortlist unveiled

Feb 20, 2019

The shortlist for the 2019 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards has been announced, ahead of the event on the 4 April ... more or comment here

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New campaign to recruit thousands more adult social care staff

Feb 19, 2019

The government’s ‘Every Day Is Different’ campaign will help fill the 110,000 vacancies in the adult social care sector ... more or comment here 1 comment

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TMP takes top place on £50 million plus recruitment marketing framework

Feb 14, 2019

TMP has been awarded the top-ranked supplier status on the NERARS framework ... more or comment here

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Ri five minutes with: Oliver Savill, Director, Test Partnership

Feb 14, 2019

MindmetriQ is a new series of validated gamified assessments which are more accurate, more reliable, and more engaging than traditional psychometric testing ... more or comment here

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CV-Library forms exclusive partnership with The UK Careers Fair

Feb 14, 2019

CV-Library has announced that it is working in an exclusive partnership with The UK Careers Fair, to help connect candidates and employers at over 70+ events across the UK this year ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Simon Wright

Feb 14, 2019

Simon is Director at CareersinAudit.com, CareersinRisk.com, CareersinCyber.com, CareersinCyberSecurity.co.uk and CareersinCompliance.co.uk ... more or comment here

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Monster survey reveals more than half of UK workers want to quit their jobs

Feb 13, 2019

Monster.co.uk started the new year by surveying 2,000 workers across the UK about their career intentions ... more or comment here

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Kerry Christie appointed Chief People Officer at William Grant & Sons

Feb 13, 2019

Kerry joins William Grant & Sons from Standard Life Aberdeen ... more or comment here

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announces record number of places available for 2019 Apprenticeship Programme

Feb 13, 2019

Record number of places available on the 2019 Apprenticeship Programme ... more or comment here

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WaveTrackR: Recruitment Trends

Feb 11, 2019

The WaveTrackR report analyses all of the data for jobs posted and applications in 2018. This data has been used to identify patterns and behaviours in recruiters and jobseekers ... more or comment here

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PwC announced as headline partner for NUE Awards Tenth Anniversary

Feb 7, 2019

RMP Enterprise, organiser of the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards, has announced that leading professional services firm PwC as their headline partner for their 2019 event ... more or comment here

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In the spotlight: PeopleScout/AA Experiential Campaign

Feb 4, 2019

Ri5 takes a closer look at the experiential campaign that won the 2019 RAD Award for Events, Experiential and Outdoor ... more or comment here

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First rise in university applications for three years

Feb 7, 2019

UCAS has published analysis on applications for full-time undergraduate courses to UK universities and colleges made by the 15 January deadline, for courses starting in September 2019 ... more or comment here

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Artificial Intelligence and its role in the Future of Work

Feb 7, 2019

The world of HR and recruitment was on the agenda of Global CEOs and world leaders last month as pymetrics participated in the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s annual forum in Davos. ... more or comment here

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Penna's Ed Harper: making the move from management consultancy to recruitment

Feb 7, 2019

Ed Harper, Senior Consultant at Penna talks about why he made the move from management consultancy to recruitment ... more or comment here

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Top Employers to work for in the UK 2019

Feb 5, 2019

A total of 90 employers have made this year’s list, including 12 organisations that have been certified for the first time, which were unveiled last week at London’s Hilton on Park Lane ... more or comment here

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First airport-owned Shared Apprenticeship Scheme launched to create a stronger UK skills base post-Brexit

Feb 5, 2019

Heathrow launches first airport-owned Shared Apprenticeship Scheme in construction to ensure 10,000 quality apprenticeships by 2030 ... more or comment here

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Marriott International fundraising initiative raises over €400,000 to support young people in Europe

Feb 5, 2019

Marriott International has announced it raised €400,000 last year to support youth employability charities across Europe ... more or comment here

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Britain faces skills gaps crisis as employers fail to develop their entire workforces

Feb 5, 2019

A third of workers in Great Britain – and almost half of those aged 55 and over – did not learn any new workplace skills last year ... more or comment here

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2019 ‘A buyers’ market’ for UK’s top professionals

Feb 4, 2019

Nearly a third of those asked in a recent survey by Robert Half UK, believe that their skillset will become even more desirable in 2019 despite the current economic and political climate ... more or comment here

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RAD Awards 2019 - all the winners

Feb 1, 2019

The winners of the 2019 RAD Awards have been announced, following last night’s awards ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel ... more or comment here 1 comment

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HEINEKEN launches innovative new employer branding campaign

Jan 30, 2019

HEINEKEN has launched an innovative new employer branding campaign informed by the real and exciting experiences of employees, to engage and inspire future talent ... more or comment here

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CV-Library announce changes within its senior management team

Jan 30, 2019

John Salt takes on the role of Managing Director, while Andy Summers joins as IT Director ... more or comment here

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Openreach to recruit a further 3,000 apprentice engineers

Jan 29, 2019

The digital network business will hire 3,000 new trainees, of which around 1,600 are newly created roles, over the next 12 months ... more or comment here

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New funding will help drive diversity in cyber security

Jan 29, 2019

Four new projects across England to encourage more women, BAME, and neurodiverse candidates into a career in cyber security have been announced by Digital Minister Margot James ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Jan 29, 2019

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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Tender: Robert Gordon University

Jan 31, 2019

Robert Gordon University (RGU) wishes to develop a media strategy ... more or comment here

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MI6 launch first on-line recruitment advertisement

Jan 24, 2019

As part of a campaign entitled ‘Secretly, we’re just like you”, Mi6 launched its first ever on-line advertisement on YouTube and Google Display ... more or comment here

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Birmingham best city to develop a career in digital

Jan 24, 2019

Monster.co.uk releases its Digital Cities Ranking highlighting the top 10 cities in the UK for developing digital careers outside of London ... more or comment here

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Three in ten millennials have already clocked up five or more jobs

Jan 24, 2019

Two-thirds of young people are considering a change of career in their next role ... more or comment here

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BMW Group seeks new talent to join 2019 apprenticeship scheme

Jan 24, 2019

More than 40 places are available to start in August 2019 at the company’s Oxford, Swindon and Hams Hall sites ... more or comment here

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Salaries are rising, but the UK job market slows down amidst ongoing uncertainty

Jan 24, 2019

CV-Library has published their Job Market Report for Q4 2018 ... more or comment here

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Institute of Student Employers appoints new chair

Jan 24, 2019

Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has appointed Deborah McCormack, head of early talent at Pinsent Masons, as the new chair. ... more or comment here

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Priscilla Baffour joins FT as head of diversity and inclusion

Jan 24, 2019

The Financial Times announces the appointment of Priscilla Baffour as its global head of diversity and inclusion ... more or comment here

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UCAS: supporting students with all their options

Jan 23, 2019

Last week saw the deadline for this year’s prospective students to submit their university or college applications, with many choosing higher or degree apprenticeships as an option ... more or comment here

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Promising news on the job front for graduates

Jan 23, 2019

Research shows there’s a surge in jobs for graduates in 2019 ... more or comment here

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Stonewall reveal top 100 LGBT-inclusive employer list

Jan 21, 2019

Top 10 LGBT-inclusive employers include MI5, Lloyds Banking Group and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service ... more or comment here

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Ri5’s industry predictions for 2019

Jan 17, 2019

Whether you were dreading 2019, or excited about the challenges to come, it’s here. We asked what was on everyone’s minds ... more or comment here

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New apprenticeship campaign 'Fire It Up' launches

Jan 17, 2019

Education Secretary hails coming of age apprenticeship programme with top firms having woken up to the benefits apprentices are bringing to their workplaces ... more or comment here

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Recruitment trends - new report from CV-Library

Jan 17, 2019

A new report from CV-Library explores key hiring priorities and trends for 2019 ... more or comment here

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BAE Systems to recruit 700 apprentices in 2019

Jan 17, 2019

During 2019, BAE Systems plan to recruit nearly 700 apprentices across their UK business, a 30% increase on last year ... more or comment here

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Competition to close the cyber security gender gap

Jan 17, 2019

TECH savvy students across the UK have flocked to GCHQ sessions to inspire future cyber security experts ... more or comment here

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Graduate programme launched by PepsiCo

Jan 15, 2019

PepsiCo is launching its “Dare To Do More” global student challenge in its Europe Sub-Saharan Africa (ESSA) sector, calling on graduates from across the region to harness their entrepreneurial skills and identify the next big trend in foods and beverages ... more or comment here

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Tech Talent Charter launches inaugural diversity benchmarking report

Jan 15, 2019

The Tech Talent Charter’s inaugural diversity report finds that micro businesses are the most gender diverse, with women in 53% of technical roles ... more or comment here

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Travelodge launches new recruitment programme to help unemployed mums & dads return to work

Jan 15, 2019

New YouGov research reveals 86% of unemployed parents want to return to work ... more or comment here

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Blackbridge joins the world’s largest employer branding network

Jan 10, 2019

Blackbridge has recently joined the prestigious OneAgent Global Network, giving its clients access to a wealth of in-country employee attraction and engagement expertise ... more or comment here

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Totaljobs launches refreshed brand identity and advertising campaign

Jan 10, 2019

The multi-channel advertising campaign has launched to coincide with brand refresh ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Dom Harvey

Jan 10, 2019

With 16 years at CWJobs.co.uk, Dom started as a sales exec and has risen to the rank of commercial director. Ri5 is delighted to finally profile him ... more or comment here

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City & Guilds Group urges Government to remove barriers to employer investment in apprenticeships

Jan 10, 2019

As employers wait for a Government consultation, new research reveals 92% say they want to see greater flexibility in how they can spend funds ... more or comment here

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KPMG and REC - UK Report on Jobs

Jan 9, 2019

According to research undertaken by KPMG and REC, permanent appointments rise at slowest rate since April 2017 whilst the supply of candidates falls sharply, leading to further marked increases in starting pay ... more or comment here

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Workers say "getting the right people with the right skills" is biggest issue this year

Jan 9, 2019

New research from Acas has revealed that over half of workers (53%) believe that getting the right people with the right skills will be the biggest issue faced by their workplace in the year ahead. ... more or comment here

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'Netflix generation' choose jobs based on favourite TV shows

Jan 9, 2019

Young people of the Netflix Generation are choosing to follow careers based on their favourite television shows - with The Apprentice coming out on top ... more or comment here

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Which city topped the salary growth table in 2018?

Jan 8, 2019

According to CV-Library research, Glasgow saw the highest salary increase in 2018 ... more or comment here

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2018 Review of the Year

Dec 20, 2018

If, like us, you feel 2018 came and went in a blur, here’s our round-up of the year’s big stories. As you can see, it was a whirlwind of a year with lots of major news and announcements – here’s to an equally eventful 2019 ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Colin Minto

Dec 19, 2018

Colin is the Head of Talent Acquisition and Employer Brand Centre of Excellence at Marriott International ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Agency Bites

Dec 19, 2018

Welcome to your festive – and compact – edition of Agency Bites ... more or comment here

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It’s still a man’s world in the tech sector

Dec 20, 2018

A new report from CWJobs shows 87% agree there is an industry gender imbalance in favour of men ... more or comment here

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Marvel legends assemble to inspire next generation of engineering super heroes

Dec 19, 2018

Marvel joins campaign to encourage young people from different backgrounds to consider a career in engineering ... more or comment here

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FM World Online changes its name

Dec 19, 2018

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) changed its name last month to The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Dec 18, 2018

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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National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2019 shortlist unveiled

Dec 14, 2018

The National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2019 shortlist has been revealed. With 17 awards up for grabs, the Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of employers, universities and students in the undergraduate industry ... more or comment here

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Which jobs were most-viewed of 2018?

Dec 13, 2018

Fashion, technology and royalty dominate LinkedIn’s most-viewed jobs of 2018 ... more or comment here

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Office for Students: universities must eliminate equality gaps

Dec 13, 2018

The Office for Students (OfS), the higher education regulator, has challenged all universities to eliminate the gaps in access and student success within 20 years ... more or comment here

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Record proportion of English and Scottish 18 year olds accepted into university

Dec 13, 2018

33.7% of all 18 year olds from England, and 26.7% from Scotland, were accepted through UCAS to start an undergraduate course in 2018. Northern Ireland and Wales saw entry rates similar to 2016. ... more or comment here

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Generation Z present a whole new recruitment challenge

Dec 12, 2018

New research by Oleeo and MyKindaFuture suggests new tactics are needed to attract Gen Zers ... more or comment here

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CV-Library launches Marketing-Jobs.co.uk

Dec 11, 2018

The CV-Library Group expands with the launch of Marketing-Jobs.co.uk ... more or comment here

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Tender: Harris Federation Of South London Schools

Dec 11, 2018

Harris Federation requires the services of an education specialist digital job board advertiser ... more or comment here

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Glassdoor announces top UK places to work in 2019

Dec 5, 2018

Glassdoor has announced the winners of its eleventh annual Employees’ Choice Awards, highlighting the best places to work in 2019 ... more or comment here

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Wave appoints Kevin Green as Strategic Advisor

Dec 6, 2018

Kevin joins Wave having spent 10 years as CEO of the REC ... more or comment here

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Only 6% of Gen Z in the UK are considering a career in manufacturing

Dec 6, 2018

A new Barclays report reveals that a career in manufacturing does not appeal to the next generation of workers, with only 6 per cent of Generation Z considering a career in the sector ... more or comment here

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Salaries soar by 28.9%, as struggling businesses fight to fill vacancies

Dec 6, 2018

CV-Library have released their latest job market data ... more or comment here

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Unconditional offers made to a third of young applicants in England, Northern Ireland, and Wales

Dec 4, 2018

UCAS’ 2018 End of Cycle Report shows 87,540 university applicants who are yet to complete their qualifications at school or college, have received an offer that could be considered unconditional ... more or comment here

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Tender: University Of Wales - Trinity St David (Uwtsd)

Dec 6, 2018

The University will be launching a key recruitment campaign in Summer 2019 ... more or comment here

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Vodafone Group Plc and Sony Pictures team up to promote digital careers

Dec 4, 2018

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is backing Vodafone’s free Future Jobs Finder ... more or comment here

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The National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 winners are announced

Nov 29, 2018

The National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 included hundreds of apprentices, employers and individuals from across England ... more or comment here

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Webinar: "Candidate Experience Chatbots, The Yodel journey, from brief to launch and everything in between”

Nov 29, 2018

On Thursday 6th December, Meet & Engage are hosting a webinar entitled “Candidate Experience Chatbots, The Yodel journey, from brief to launch and everything in between” ... more or comment here

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London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust partner with SMRS to launch “Whole Hearted not Faint Hearted” brand

Nov 29, 2018

Carl du Plessis, Deputy HR Director of London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust, shares with Ri5 what they've been doing alongside SMRS on the Trust’s branding work ... more or comment here

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Totaljobs & Jobsite: The UK slips as a hot spot for global talent

Nov 29, 2018

On the morning of December 12th 2018, totaljobs and Jobsite are hosting a free breakfast event at Techspace Shoreditch, London ... more or comment here

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Ye Olde Recruitment Advertising

Nov 29, 2018

Vanessa Hare of Stafford Long muses over what it was like, back in the day ... more or comment here 11 comments

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Ri5 Profile: Kasia Rog

Nov 29, 2018

Kasia Rog takes part in the latest Ri5 profile ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Internships. Fair? Or foul.

Nov 29, 2018

Prospects shares their views on a new report commissioned by The Sutton Trust about the internship market ... more or comment here

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In the spotlight: JCB/Basis

Nov 29, 2018

JCB and Basis take to the "spotlight" to share how they created NexGen ATS ... more or comment here

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The Met Police launch campaign to recruit more women

Nov 27, 2018

The Metropolitan Police Service has launched a campaign that celebrates 100 years of female police officers in the force ... more or comment here

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Diageo makes progress to close gender pay gap & announces STEM scholarships for female students

Nov 27, 2018

Diageo has published its second Gender Pay Gap Report showing an improvement in the median pay gap ... more or comment here

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Guardian Public Service Awards winners announced

Nov 29, 2018

The Guardian hosted its Public Service Awards at a London ceremony this week ... more or comment here

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In-house Recruitment Awards 2018 winners announced

Nov 29, 2018

The winners of the 2018 In-house Recruitment Awards were announced last night, with a total of 24 awards handed out across a range of recruitment disciplines. ... more or comment here

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Tender: Defra (Department For Environment, Food And Rural Affairs)

Nov 29, 2018

The government department has published a tender entitled 'Recruitment Advertising Services' ... more or comment here

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Tender: University of Essex

Nov 29, 2018

The University are looking to appoint an Agency to work closely with the marketing team on their student recruitment activity ... more or comment here

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RAD Awards 2019 shortlist unveiled

Nov 20, 2018

The shortlist for the 2019 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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Personnel Today Awards 2018 winners announced

Nov 22, 2018

The winners of the 2018 Personnel Today Awards were announced last night at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, with University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust taking home the evening’s big prize, the Overall Winner Award ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Frank Crompton

Nov 22, 2018

Jobsgopublic's new 'National Account Manager' Frank Crompton seems to be challenging all comers to a game of beer pong. He joins them to continue to nurture and develop their relationships with ad agencies ... more or comment here

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Half of apprentices are in debt and one in five ends up out of work

Nov 22, 2018

According to a new Young Women's Trust report, almost half of apprentices are in debt, and one in five are now out of work ... more or comment here

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Media Bites

Nov 21, 2018

Media businesses are reporting lots of activity in the final quarter of 2018 which bodes well for the coming year. This includes lots of award wins and investment in innovation designed to further streamline recruitment for clients in every sector ... more or comment here

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'Opportunities Through Apprenticeships' project is launched

Nov 22, 2018

New scheme to boost access to apprenticeships in disadvantaged areas is launched ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Nov 19, 2018

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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Ri5 Profile: Chris Le'cand-Harwood

Nov 15, 2018

Chris recently joined SMRS to lead content marketing strategy across their education, employer and youth markets ... more or comment here

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pymetrics levels the playing field

Nov 15, 2018

Ri5 caught up with some of the pymetrics London-based EMEA team to find out how they're helping companies eradicate bias ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Apprenticeships are serious business

Nov 15, 2018

According to reviews on RateMyApprenticeship, apprentices and businesses are taking apprenticeships altogether more seriously ... more or comment here

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Tender: Northumbria University

Nov 21, 2018

The University is seeking a media agency who will support them in delivering their targets for key markets, including both Undergraduate and Postgraduate recruitment ... more or comment here

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Small Circle Christmas event set for 28th November

Nov 15, 2018

The next Small Circle networking event is set to take place on Wednesday 28th November, and for the first time ever entry to the event will be free ... more or comment here

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British public "proud of the UK's Universities", new poll reveals

Nov 15, 2018

Extensive new research shows the public feel positively towards UK universities by five-to-one – and people overwhelmingly say they would send their children to university given the chance ... more or comment here

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Iceland sets the bar when it comes to equal pay

Nov 14, 2018

Iceland (the country, not the company) passes new legislation that enforces equal pay ... more or comment here

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NORAs 2018 winners announced

Nov 15, 2018

The winners of the 2018 National Online Recruitment Awards (NORAs) have been announced, following an awards ceremony on London ... more or comment here

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Crunch Simply Digital shortlisted for Disabled People’s Choice Award

Nov 13, 2018

The Swansea-based digital firm has been shortlisted for the Disabled People’s Choice Award at The Business Disability Forum ... more or comment here

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Tender: University of Portsmouth

Nov 15, 2018

The University are looking to appoint a supplier to provide the advertising service for all their staff recruitment ... more or comment here

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RateMyApprenticeship’s Top 100 Employers Table 2018-19

Nov 8, 2018

BAE Systems has risen to the top spot in RateMyApprenticeship’s Top 100 Employers Table, moving up the rankings from second place last year ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview: Kasia Rog, ZipRecruiter

Nov 8, 2018

ZipRecruiter expanded into the UK in 2016, Kasia has joined from Monster and Ri5 met with Kasia to find out more ... more or comment here

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Ben Nunn joins Blackbridge as Digital Operations Director

Nov 7, 2018

Blackbridge is delighted to welcome Ben Nunn as their Digital Operations Director. ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Talent Works publishes research on Developer Recruitment

Nov 7, 2018

Talent Works has published a new report on developer recruitment that is based on more than 6 months of desktop research, candidate conversations, campaign analysis and data modelling from multiple sources ... more or comment here

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Young flyers get their wings with Virgin Atlantic

Nov 6, 2018

The airline has been inspiring the next generation of pilots by introducing flight simulators at London Heathrow Terminal 3 to give children a chance to try their hand at flying ... more or comment here

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JGP committed to Leadership 2025 recruiters’ pledge

Nov 6, 2018

JGP have recently signed up to the recruiters' pledge that's been introduced by Leadership 2025 ... more or comment here

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HE Bites

Nov 5, 2018

A round up of bites from in and around the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Recruitment Marketing Awards winners

Nov 2, 2018

The winners of the 2018 Recruitment Marketing Awards were announced last night, at an awards evening at The Brewery ... more or comment here

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Are women entering the employment market suffering from imposter syndrome?

Nov 1, 2018

Milkround releases new research that indicates they are ... more or comment here

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SMRS and Yodel. Together, they’re delivering

Oct 26, 2018

Thanks to a new EVP, employer brand and website, SMRS is helping Yodel fulfil its promise to deliver ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Ashley Richardson

Oct 29, 2018

Ashley has recently joined Redactive as Recruitment Sales Manager from Cision Jobs (formerly Gorkana Jobs). "She's clearly a tactical master" according to TV's Dan Walker ... more or comment here

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Automation and industry collapse – how the future of work is changing

Oct 25, 2018

What might careers look like in 2050? That’s exactly what employer marketing agency, Blackbridge Communications, wanted to find out ... more or comment here

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Up to £50 million to develop world leading AI talent in the UK

Oct 31, 2018

New investment will help the UK get the top AI talent from across the world ... more or comment here

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Mayor of London and industry leaders join forces to increase diversity

Oct 31, 2018

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and major industry leaders have teamed up to tackle the lack of diversity in the screen industries ... more or comment here

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Hugh Young: setting up an international humanitarian campaign

Oct 31, 2018

Following the sale of Graduate Promotions earlier this year, Hugh has set up an international humanitarian campaign ... more or comment here

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Agency Bites

Oct 24, 2018

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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Symphony Talent grows client base

Oct 25, 2018

Global brands select Symphony Talent’s innovative solutions for their talent acquisition and talent engagement efforts ... more or comment here

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Talent Works International is taking talent to a new place

Oct 25, 2018

On Thursday 1st November, Talent Works International is hosting an event to celebrate the opening of its brand new office in Northampton ... more or comment here

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Recent Appointments

Oct 25, 2018

With updates from Adecco Group, EasyWeb Group, Simply Jobs Board, Capita and Jurys Inn ... more or comment here

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British Airways hosts event for the next generation of pilots

Oct 22, 2018

100 students have been invited to British Airways head office to learn more about the ‘best job in the world’ ... more or comment here

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UK faces employability skills gap as nearly 60% of adults lack the full set of core transferable skills

Oct 22, 2018

Nearly 6 in 10 UK adults failed to demonstrate all the core employability skills needed for the future world of work: proactivity, adaptability, leadership, creativity, resilience, communication and problem solving ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Sarah Brown

Oct 18, 2018

Meet & Engage with Sarah Brown, Client Partner. It's only taken us 19 years to feature her in the Ri5 profile since she first joined this family industry we call recruitment comms ... more or comment here 1 comment

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UK Social Mobility Awards 2018: winners announced

Oct 19, 2018

The winners of the 2018 UK Social Mobility Awards were announced last night, at an awards ceremony held at the London Marriott, Grosvenor Square, hosted by TV and Radio presenter, Andrew Castle ... more or comment here

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Reminder: NUE Awards entry deadline is fast approaching

Oct 18, 2018

The organisers of the 2019 National Undergraduate Employability Awards have issued a reminder that the entry deadline is just around the corner, with all submissions due in by Friday 9th November ... more or comment here

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Graduate unemployment rate lowest in 39 years

Oct 18, 2018

According to the latest ‘What Do Graduates Do?' survey, graduate unemployment has fallen to 5.1% ... more or comment here

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EY removes one-to-one final interview from student recruitment process in UK

Oct 18, 2018

EY is speeding up its student application process - from nine to typically five weeks ... more or comment here

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Virgin Trains launches prison employability training programme

Oct 17, 2018

Virgin Trains has launched the first in-prison employability training programme aimed at building the skills prisoners will need to make them job-ready on the day of release ... more or comment here

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Jobsgopublic partner with Wirral Council

Oct 17, 2018

Wirral are on a journey to make Children’s Services great, and Jobsgopublic are joining them on this journey ... more or comment here

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 Regional Winners: Yorkshire and the Humber, South West and West Midlands

Oct 17, 2018

The final winners in the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 regional awards have now been announced ... more or comment here

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Johnston Press up for sale

Oct 11, 2018

Johnston Press has put itself up for sale after months of speculation about the company’s future ... more or comment here

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What’s the return on candidate engagement?

Oct 11, 2018

Meet & Engage, Cielo and Capp hosted their breakfast event in the City last week, focusing on 'return on engagement' ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Oct 11, 2018

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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It’s World Mental Health Day. What of it?

Oct 10, 2018

As mental health goes under the spotlight today, Robert Walters releases a whitepaper entitled ‘The importance of mental health strategies in attracting top talent’ ... more or comment here

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Almost half of UK employees believe women are underrepresented in tech and digital roles

Oct 9, 2018

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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Average salaries reach highest rate since January 2017

Oct 9, 2018

According to the latest data from CV-Library, salaries across the UK saw an increase of 6.6% in September, when compared with data from the same period in 2017 ... more or comment here

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New ‘First teacher’ campaign for The Department for Education (DfE)

Oct 4, 2018

Back in May, the DfE appointed Havas London as their creative agency. Now you can look at what they’ve been working on ... more or comment here 1 comment

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The Times top 100 graduate employers 2018-19 revealed

Oct 4, 2018

PwC has been voted the UK’s number one graduate employer in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers for an unprecedented fifteenth consecutive year ... more or comment here

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RAD Awards entry deadline extended

Oct 4, 2018

The entry deadline has been extended to 12th October ... more or comment here

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Right here, right now. Job hunting habits of today.

Oct 4, 2018

Monster releases stats to suggest that when it comes to searching for a new job, times are a-changing ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Barclays launches new graduate fund

Oct 4, 2018

Research from Barclays has revealed the true cost of getting onto the career ladder after university, with the average graduate attending four interviews and forking out a total £550 to land that all important job offer ... more or comment here

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Caterer.com People Awards 2018: winners announced

Oct 4, 2018

Caterer.com hosted its annual People Awards on Monday night, 1st October, at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge to celebrate the bravest and best talent initiatives in the UK hospitality industry ... more or comment here

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2018 NORAs finalists announced

Oct 4, 2018

The list of finalists for the 2018 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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Half of UK workers are in the wrong job

Oct 3, 2018

New CIPD research highlights the need to improve people management and development opportunities to boost engagement and productivity ... more or comment here

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Stuart Thomas appointed Job Board Manager at Cision Jobs (formerly Gorkana Jobs)

Oct 2, 2018

1st October saw the launch of Cision Jobs, formerly Gorkana Jobs, with Stuart Thomas appointed as Job Board Manager ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Simon Crowe

Sep 27, 2018

Brand Consultant for Crunch Simply Digital, we thank Simon for being the latest to take part in the Ri5 Profile ... more or comment here 1 comment

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The Metropolitan Police Service launch 'Do Something Real’ recruitment campaign

Sep 27, 2018

The Metropolitan Police Service is launching its most ambitious police constable recruitment campaign to date ... more or comment here

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Media Bites

Sep 26, 2018

including updates from FT, CV-Library, Mummyjobs, Jobs4 and Gumtree ... more or comment here

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CIPD People Management Awards winners announced

Sep 26, 2018

The winners of the 2018 CIPD People Management Awards were announced last night, at an awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel hosted by TV presenter and journalist, Steph McGovern ... more or comment here

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UK’s top undergraduate employers 2018-19

Sep 26, 2018

Goldman Sachs Group 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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CIPD and Mind launch guidance for managers to support mental health at work

Sep 27, 2018

The CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, and Mind, the mental health charity, have jointly published a revised mental health guide for managers to improve support for those experiencing stress and mental health issues at work ... more or comment here

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Top graduate jobs soar yet state-schooled graduates are vastly underrepresented

Sep 25, 2018

According to research undertaken by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE), businesses hired significantly more graduates, apprentices and interns this year, however much more needs to be done to improve diversity ... more or comment here

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Vodafone UK launches initiatives to expand digital skills

Sep 25, 2018

To help build the UK’s digital future, Vodafone has announced new education and mentoring programmes developed for university students, digital entrepreneurs and Vodafone employees interested in a digital career ... more or comment here

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The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) launches new undergraduate campaign

Sep 20, 2018

Ahead of the university’s open day calendar, UCLan goes out of its way to make a splash in the ever-competitive grad market ... more or comment here

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BP launches the Skills Refinery to support students’ employability

Sep 20, 2018

New online portal aims to help students equip themselves for the future world of work ... more or comment here

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Record numbers of students accepted through Clearing

Sep 20, 2018

UCAS has published the latest acceptance figures for the 2018 application cycle, as of 28 days after A level results day ... more or comment here

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One third of students 'can't afford' internships

Sep 20, 2018

New research from graduate jobs board Milkround has revealed that almost one in three (27%) are worried they will lose out on roles to other applicants who can afford to accept a poorly paid internship ... more or comment here

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 Regional Winners: North West, North East, London, East Midlands and East of England

Sep 20, 2018

Regional winners in the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 are being announced at 9 regional ceremonies taking place over the next 3 weeks ... more or comment here

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What are the latest scores on the ‘impact of automation’ doors?

Sep 19, 2018

‘The Future of Jobs 2018’ by the World Economic Forum gives the lowdown on how automation is expected to shape the workplace in the future ... more or comment here

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In the spotlight: Birmingham City University/SMRS

Sep 18, 2018

In the first of a new series, "In the spotlight", we asked SMRS about their recent work with Birmingham City University ... more or comment here

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Aviva appoints Blackbridge as key recruitment marketing partner

Sep 13, 2018

Aviva plc has selected Blackbridge Communications as its recruitment marketing agency ... more or comment here

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HRH Duke of Cambridge backs Mental Health at Work gateway

Sep 13, 2018

Supported by Mind, The Royal Foundation, Heads Together and 11 other high-profile organisations, the gateway looks to help workplaces improve staff wellbeing ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Sep 12, 2018

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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McDonald’s. Doing their bit for the youth of today

Sep 12, 2018

From their inspirational TV and online advert, to apprenticeships and Youth Opportunity programme, McDonald’s are hitting the right early talent notes ... more or comment here

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Phill Lane appointed MD of ThirtyThree's Bristol office

Sep 12, 2018

Formerly Head of Brand & Insight at ThirtyThree, Phill Lane has been appointed Managing Director of the company’s Bristol office with effect from 3rd September 2018 ... more or comment here 2 comments

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 Regional Winners: South East

Sep 12, 2018

Regional winners in the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 are being announced at 9 regional ceremonies taking place over the next 3 weeks ... more or comment here

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International education study highlights UK strength

Sep 11, 2018

More students from across the globe are choosing to study at UK universities, according to an international study on the world’s best education systems ... more or comment here

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RMAs: finalists revealed

Sep 6, 2018

The finalists for the twenty four categories in the 2018 Recruitment Marketing Awards have now been revealed ... more or comment here

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Hilton’s Elevator graduate programme celebrates its 20th anniversary

Sep 6, 2018

It’s graduate season and one scheme has reason to celebrate ... more or comment here

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PwC responds to research with Flexible Working Network

Sep 5, 2018

In response to finding that almost half of people put flexibility and a good work/life balance first with when choosing a job, PwC have introduced their Flexible Talent Network ... more or comment here

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Penna and Adecco acquire Stafford Long

Sep 3, 2018

Penna and Adecco announce the acquisition of Stafford Long - an award winning creative communications business that specialises in employer branding, events and marketing to graduates and experienced hires ... more or comment here

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2019 National Undergraduate Employability Awards are open for nominations

Sep 4, 2018

RMP Enterprise has announced the 2019 National Undergraduate Employability Awards are open for nominations ... more or comment here

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Hey Hollywood! Catch up, if you can!

Aug 30, 2018

easyJet launches campaign to recruit female pilots of the future ... more or comment here

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Stop tweeting, start meeting

Aug 30, 2018

Mike Hoffman shares his disenchantment with Twitter and advises to take your audience to the place that shows them the value of the work they would do for you ... more or comment here 5 comments

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The truth about the gig economy

Aug 30, 2018

Randstad has conducted research to see how the gig economy is affecting workers and businesses alike ... more or comment here

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What is Gen Z’s take on the employment market?

Aug 29, 2018

Leading UK graduate jobs board, Milkround, surveyed recent graduates to find out ... more or comment here

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TUI welcomes its first ever robotic humanoid employee

Aug 28, 2018

The humanoid robot commonly known as “Pepper” is the latest employee to be hired by TUI Nordic ... more or comment here

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CV-Library hits 13m mark

Aug 28, 2018

CV-Library is celebrating thirteen million CVs on its registered database ... more or comment here

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Ever heard of Dare.Win?
Take 5. It’s most entertaining.

Aug 23, 2018

Dare.Win is a content creation, social media and advertising agency based in Paris. Here we look at their new intern campaign. It’s worth it ... more or comment here

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GCSE pupils gaining knowledge and skills for future success

Aug 23, 2018

Pupils across the country celebrate success in new gold-standard GCSE qualifications ... more or comment here

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Brexit ‘no deal’ plans should extend Freedom of Movement

Aug 22, 2018

The Government’s Brexit ‘no deal’ plans should extend Freedom of Movement for at least two years to help British cities avoid labour shortfalls ... more or comment here

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Agency Bites

Aug 22, 2018

Welcome to our latest round-up of news and announcements from the agency world. This month sees a packed edition, with plenty of updates on the awards, client and people fronts ... more or comment here

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The end of the 9-5?

Aug 21, 2018

New research released by McDonald’s UK, reveals more than half of UK adults want to move away from traditional working patterns, choosing jobs that enable them to work more flexibly and prioritise commitments outside of work ... more or comment here

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Parents encourage students to take a closer look at apprenticeships

Aug 21, 2018

A survey of parents of 11-18 year olds commissioned by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), has found that parents are moving away from encouraging their children to take the traditional university route in favour of apprenticeships ... more or comment here

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Small Circle summer event

Aug 21, 2018

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

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Clearing 2018: What we’ve seen so far this morning

Aug 16, 2018

Crunch Simply Digital gives us their expert first-impressions of Clearing 2018 ... more or comment here

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A record percentage of young people are off to university

Aug 16, 2018

In England, a record 27.9 per cent of the 18 year old population have been accepted through UCAS ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Aug 16, 2018

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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CV-Library opens office in Glasgow

Aug 16, 2018

CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job site, has opened the doors to a new regional office in Glasgow ... more or comment here

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The RADs 2019: Chair of Judges announced

Aug 15, 2018

Sally Winfield has been named Chair of Judges for the 2019 awards ... more or comment here

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Research reveals lesser known qualifications could help boost skills and jobs

Aug 14, 2018

Level 4 and 5 qualifications could be the key to unlocking skills demanded by employers ... more or comment here

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Jupiter acquires Sparks Advertising

Aug 10, 2018

Jupiter Advertising Ltd has today (10th August) acquired Sparks Careers Ltd for an undisclosed sum ... more or comment here 2 comments

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New joiners take five months to get up to speed

Aug 9, 2018

New research has revealed that, on average, it now takes five months to train new employees to do their job ... more or comment here

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2018: regional finalists announced

Aug 9, 2018

Now in their 15th year, the Awards showcase the diverse and growing range of sectors engaged with apprenticeships, whilst celebrating outstanding apprentices, employers and individuals who go above and beyond to champion apprenticeships across England ... more or comment here

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The RADs 2019: four new categories

Aug 9, 2018

Four new categories have been introduced for the 2019 Awards ... more or comment here

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Automation. Are we ready and willing? Or not?

Aug 8, 2018

New research on workers’ views and expectations about technology was released to coincide with the launch of the Commission on Workers and Technology ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Paul Naylor

Aug 2, 2018

Head of Employer Sales at Prospects, Paul has a passion for graduate recruitment, sport, music and film. Not necessarily in that order ... more or comment here

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The UK skills shortage is costing organisations £6.3 billion

Aug 1, 2018

The majority of organisations in the UK (91%) struggled to find workers with the right skills over the past 12 months, according to a new report commissioned by The Open University ... more or comment here

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People News

Aug 1, 2018

Recent appointments, promotions and work anniversaries ... more or comment here

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