CIPD: “Employment growth continues as employers face increasing challenges”

CIPD and The Adecco Group’s latest Labour Market Outlook report shows a tightening labour market as pay edges upwards and employers’ near term employment expectations rise to a 5 year high ... more or comment here

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Lengthy hiring process causing candidates to turn dream jobs down worldwide

As an extension of their report released in February, Robert Half UK releases global results on the impact of a long application process ... more or comment here

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Shining a light on mental health awareness

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week 14th to 20th May. Here we look at what that means in the workplace of today. And of the future ... more or comment here

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96% of HR professionals say Brexit is already hindering hiring strategies

The first of LinkedIn’s quarterly ‘Recruiter Sentiment’ surveys reveals that HR professionals are already witnessing the effects of Brexit, due to be implemented in 2019 ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Are we turning into a country of workaholics?

The latest presenteeism and leaveism stats suggests we are ... more or comment here

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The top 10 cities for job growth: Q1 2018

New data from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, reveals that job growth is strong across the UK, with Aberdeen leading the table ... more or comment here

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Blockchain-based Job.com works with McCann to take it to the next level

The first recruitment-based blockchain company has selected world-renowned McCann’s to shout about it ... more or comment here

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UK businesses confident about talent strategies but concerned about employee turnover rates

A new report by BPS World reveals that senior executives in businesses across the UK are confident their talent strategies are working but are also concerned that turnover rates are too high ... more or comment here

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Madgex releases the first industry benchmarks for job board e-commerce sites

Madgex’s latest piece of research, The E-commerce Benchmarking Report, has been released ... more or comment here

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The BMJ plays its part in tackling the medical crisis

The latest statistics from the British Medical Association are out and it doesn’t look good for NHS staffing levels ... more or comment here

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The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2018 announced

50 UK employers have been recognised for their leadership on workplace gender equality by being named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2018 ... more or comment here

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Mercer says it’s time to act

Action needs to be taken to address the UK’s ageing population, migration and consequent severe workforce shortages ... more or comment here

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Workforce happiness overshadowed by over-worked managers and under-supported staff

CIPD’s first comprehensive measure of job quality in the UK reveals that two-thirds of workers are satisfied with their jobs overall ... more or comment here

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“All new jobs should be advertised as flexible to reflect change”

In response to a report from the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee, Alexander Mann Solutions is calling on UK organisations to proactively encourage flexibility across the entire workforce ... more or comment here

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Women still feel affected by the gender pay gap one year on

New research from CV-Library explores attitudes towards pay one year on from the Gender Pay Gap reporting legislation being implemented ... more or comment here

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Tackling the skills gap through work experience

The institute of Student Employers (ISE) annual survey shows that graduates who’ve carried out an internship are more likely to have the skills businesses need ... more or comment here

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Recent Appointments

New appointments for Nationwide, CIPD, BGL Group, Resource Solutions, BPS World and Capita ... more or comment here

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SMRS: Future Talent – let’s hear it for the boy

Mike Hoffman, Client Partner - New Business and Research at SMRS, talks about driving the message of equality into schools ... more or comment here

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Meet & Engage introduce live streaming to their offer

Always looking for innovative ways to enhance engagement with potential candidates, Meet & Engage launch a new product ... more or comment here

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LinkedIn Top Companies 2018

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

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Recruiter Awards 2018: shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2018 Recruiter Awards has been announced, ahead of the awards evening that takes place in May ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Candidates need to be savvy when it comes to social media

A recent survey by CV-Library shows more and more often, potential candidates are being checked out online ... more or comment here

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RIDI awards: 2018 winners

The 2018 Recruitment Industry Disability Awards were held in central London on Thursday 15th May and hosted by Paralympics GB athlete, Sophia Warner ... more or comment here

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Employers unprepared for expected surge in automation

A survey by Willis Towers Watson reveals that work being done by automation is set to almost double in the next three years ... more or comment here

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Milkround to host Careers Adviser Conference

A forthcoming event hosted by Milkround is set to focus on career advisers who are able to speak to thousands of students every day about their future career choices ... more or comment here

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White Label: taking a fresh look at social mobility

Cathy Hyde, Client Partner at White Label, talks to Ri5 about their social mobility research ... more or comment here

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Businesses struggle with recruitment and retention

A new employment and skills study from London First and Lloyds Banking Group suggests it’s tough out there ... more or comment here

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18 major organisations sign up to the ‘Tech She Can Charter’

A new charter is launched to tackle the shortfall of women in technology careers ... more or comment here

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SodaStream’s new recruitment video – what’s not to like?

SodaStream launch a new video campaign to fill positions in 45 countries. And it’s worth a watch ... more or comment here 3 comments

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Nationwide taking neurodiversity in the workplace seriously

With one in ten of the population being neurodivergent, the drive to be more inclusive of this talent pool is gaining more media attention ... more or comment here

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Army recruitment comes under more criticism

New claims report that thousands of prospective soldiers are dropping out of the system due to a lengthy recruitment process ... more or comment here

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RIDI Awards finalists announced

The shortlist for the 2018 RIDI Awards has been announced, ahead of the awards which take place in March ... more or comment here

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Neurodiversity guidelines for employers

There’s a new guide out from CIPD/Uptimize highlighting the benefits of employing a neurodiverse workforce ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Wanted: Sandwich Artist, Party Chief and Beverage Application Technologist

Keith Pilling wanted to place the job titles Chief Excitement Officer/Spiritual Leader/Growth Hacker/Innovation Sherpa/Executive Sensei/Digital Prophet/Galactic Viceroy of Research into Room 101 in his recent profile. But what other unusual job titles exist in the employment world? ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Acting head of REC announced

David Vallance, director of finance at the REC, will be acting CEO until the appointment of a new chief executive ... more or comment here

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Reminder – Book your tickets for the NUE Awards

The 2018 National Undergraduate Employability Awards is taking place next week ... more or comment here

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Lose-lose. Employers need to shorten the hiring decision-making process.

Candidates are accepting second-choice job offers as potential employers take too long ... more or comment here

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Sharing best practice within the public sector

Jobsgopublic team up with In-house Recruitment Network to host ‘New Recruitment Trends within the Public Sector’ ... more or comment here

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Top 10 most popular industries for job searches

Construction and engineering jobs were the most searched for by candidates last month ... more or comment here

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Modern working rights for a modern UK

The Taylor Review leads to reforms from the government ... more or comment here

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When is a car not a car? When it’s an HR Manager.

Confused? Well, read on. Volvo have refitted an S90 to enable it to interview prospective technicians. First stop the Brussels Motor Show ... more or comment here

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The looming skills shortage. Are we ready?

In a new study, Robert Walters and totaljobs probed how employers and candidates are feeling about the predicted skills shortage. And what they’re doing about it ... more or comment here

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Top Employers to work for in the UK 2018

The Top Employers Institute has released its list of Certified UK Top Employers for 2018 ... more or comment here

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Unpaid internships. Work experience at what cost?

In a recent report published by the Sutton Trust, it examines the cost of an internship in both London and Manchester ... more or comment here

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Automation and Globalisation. Good news, depending on where you live.

Cities Outlook 2018 looks at the predicted job growths and losses across the country ... more or comment here

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The government gives the Tech Talent Charter its full backing

Showing its support, the government plays an active role in a bid to encourage more organisations to sign up to the charter ... more or comment here

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Employer confidence slumps

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) releases data that suggests employers are feeling less positive ... more or comment here

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LinkedIn unveils recruiters’ most overused buzzwords

LinkedIn has revealed a list of the business buzzwords that are most overused by HR and recruitment professionals on their profiles, and has encouraged recruiters to ensure their profiles reflect their employer brand in order to attract talent in 2018 ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Ri5’s industry predictions for 2018

Here’s what some of the industry’s movers and shakers have to say. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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22 million Brits don’t use all holiday allowance

A British Airways global study has revealed that, on average, workers in Britain don’t use the best part of a week’s holidays each year ... more or comment here

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No crystal ball required, here’s the 2018 Global Recruiting Trends report

LinkedIn surveyed over 8,800 recruiters and hiring managers to reveal what they feel the largest hiring themes will be for this year ... more or comment here

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CV-Library reveals top recruitment priorities for 2018

CV-Library’s latest piece of research reveals the recruitment priorities for many businesses in 2018 include more direct sourcing, building future talent pools, establishing their employer brand and succession planning ... more or comment here

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Salary top reason employees will resign in 2018

Data released by Glassdoor reveals that 45% of recruiters and hiring managers expect more employees to quit over the next 12 months ... more or comment here

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How does the UK fare as a global work destination of choice?

A recent survey shows that the UK is slipping in popularity ... more or comment here

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Back of the net! Norway pays their male and female international footballers the same wages.

In an historic equal-pay agreement signed in December, the Norwegian FA confirms their players will get paid the same ... more or comment here

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Which industries topped the salary growth table for 2017?

Data released by CV-Library highlights the industries which saw the highest growth in salaries in 2017 ... more or comment here

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UK managers gloomy outlook for 2018

The latest annual Future Forecast research from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) gives a clear insight into how managers across the UK feel about prospects in 2018 ... more or comment here

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Mapping out the gender pay gap

Distinct Recruitment have helpfully graphically mapped out research comparing gender pay gap statistics between 1997 and 2017 by the Office for National Statistics ... more or comment here

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The Brexit effect on SMEs recruitment strategies

The Albion Growth Report from Albion Capital provides commentary on SME’s reactions to recruitment post-Brexit ... more or comment here

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CIPD predicts continued squeeze on living standards

There’s little light at the end of the tunnel according to CIPD’s annual labour market predictions ... more or comment here

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Pay, productivity, tribunal claims and employee voice: Acas key workplace issues in 2018

Sir Brendan Barber of Acas predicts that 2018’s key workplace issues will be pay, productivity, tribunal claims and employee voice in the boardroom ... more or comment here

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UK salaries improve annually for first time since 2015

Average UK advertised salaries have posted a year-on-year increase for the first time since June 2015, according to the latest UK Job Market Report from Adzuna ... more or comment here

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Millennials favour ruthless, go-getter leaders

Domino’s seasonal recruitment drive helps them understand attitudes towards leadership ... more or comment here

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2017 Review of the Year

2017 came and went in a bit of a blur, although the year saw numerous events that few people could have predicted ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Just 4% of employers offer returnships to mums

New research by totaljobs on returnships shows their incredible potential for both employers and employees - and how they are currently underexploited ... more or comment here

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UK remains top destination for European jobseekers

According to new analysis by job site, Indeed, the UK remains the first choice for Europeans looking for work abroad ... more or comment here

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Glassdoor announces top UK places to work in 2018

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

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

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

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SMRS: Virtual reality in recruitment

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

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Sense responds to Government's disability employment announcement

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

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Are we ready to adopt agile working into the workplace?

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

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Personnel Today Awards 2017 winners announced

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

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More women needed in tech

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

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Striving for equality: CIPD releases its gender pay gap report

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

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Analysis reveals job search trends in 2017

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

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

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

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Combatting sexual harassment at work

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

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Mind your language

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

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What an unhappy bunch we are

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

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Robots: career coaches or competition?

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

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Who will save the Scottish surgeries?

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

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Apprenticeships at EY are serious business

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

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Are people a company’s greatest asset?

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

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

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

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Workingmums’ top employer award announced

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

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Stress in the workplace – Acas launches new guidance

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

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Majority of UK workers believe ‘job hunting is stressful’

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

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The UK remains competitive and the outlook looks bright

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

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