Parole Board triples its diversity

A recruitment campaign in the North of England has seen a record number of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates appointed to become Parole Board members. ... more or comment here

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Sharp increase in non-EU workers helps ease recruitment difficulties for skilled jobs

New research from CIPD/the Adecco Group shows a brightening picture on pay but tightening labour market poses problems for employers ... more or comment here

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Retention fears for UK plc as talent dilemma intensifies

New research from recruitment specialist Robert Half UK, reveals more than one in three senior executives (31%) believe employee retention and training are the two main talent management concerns facing their industry until 2020 ... more or comment here

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Sharp increase in non-EU workers helps ease recruitment difficulties for skilled jobs

New research from CIPD/the Adecco Group shows a brightening picture on pay but tightening labour market poses problems for employers ... more or comment here

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New task force launched to set out the skills workers need for the future

Leading organisations from the education and employment sectors (the CIPD, The Careers & Enterprise Company, Business in the Community, the Gatsby Foundation, EY Foundation and the Skills Builder Partnership) have come together for the first time to agree a universal framework for essential skills ... more or comment here

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CV-Library: vacancies and candidate applications on the up

According to the latest job market data from CV-Library, employers across the UK are seeing strong successes in their hiring strategies, with the number of advertised vacancies rising by 5.3% in July; the highest they’ve been since October 2018 ... more or comment here

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Tackling everyday sexism in the workforce

With employers stepping up to combat sexism in the workplace, from everyday behaviours to the gender pay gap, new research has revealed that for women working in technology, there is a long way to go to achieve equality ... more or comment here

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Amazon wins Female Tech Employer of the Year

Womenintech.co.uk announces the winners in the second year of their Employer Awards ... more or comment here

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Work in the UK is no less secure than it was 20 years ago

The CIPD calls on the Government to focus on improving job quality for those working ‘9 to 5’, as well as enhancing rights for those in atypical work ... more or comment here

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Employers missing opportunity to unlock workforce’s Emotional Intelligence

New survey of over 500 people managers reveals trustworthiness, flexibility, confidence and resilience are more important in their employees than experience or education levels ... more or comment here

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Recruitment intentions are strong in Q2 2019, but challenges remain

The latest Quarterly Recruitment Outlook from Totaljobs and the British Chambers of Commerce reveals insights from 6,500 UK businesses ... more or comment here

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RateMyApprenticeship Awards 2019 winners announced

The winners of the 2019 RateMyApprenticeship Awards, organised by RateMyApprenticeship.co.uk, were announced on Thursday 18th July ... more or comment here

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Zurich UK reveals a 25% increase in female applicants

Zurich UK is tackling the gender pay gap head-on with a newly launched first of its kind initiative to advertise every vacancy as a potential part-time, job share or full time working opportunity along with agile working ... more or comment here

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ISE: Employers call for ‘stability, and ownership’ of apprenticeship system

Government must provide “stability, transparency, flexibility and employer ownership” if the apprenticeship reforms are to deliver on their aims - ISE ... more or comment here

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Dominic Harvey: Closing the tech talent gap for the industry

The emergence of digitisation and automation is rapidly changing the requirements needed in the workplace throughout the UK, creating an increased demand for a range of advanced and future tech skills ... more or comment here

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Webinar: "What is your employer brand really saying?"

On Thursday 25 July, TMP is hosting a webinar entitled “What is your employer brand really saying?" ... more or comment here

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ISE Awards 2019: winners announced

The winners of the 2019 Institute of Student Employers (ISE) Student Recruitment Awards were announced at an awards ceremony as part of the ISE’s annual Student Recruitment Conference ... more or comment here

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Totaljobs research: 84% of people think employers need to adopt flexible working hours

Research between April and May 2019 by Totaljobs found that 84% of people think employers need to adopt flexible working hours ... more or comment here

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Pride – is the public sector reacting to the rainbow?

The first weekend of July marked a celebration of inclusivity and belonging – with the Pride parade taking to the streets of London for the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rising ... more or comment here

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Hermes on the rise with new talent development programme

Hermes has launched a new talent development programme called Rise, which is designed to nurture talent within the business and support the next stage of the company’s growth ... more or comment here

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Tech giants take lead as UK’s most attractive companies to work for

Universum Global has launched the findings for the UK portion of its annual Global Talent Survey ... more or comment here

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TMP and The AA are 'Ready for Anything' with Ant Middleton

The AA’s EVP is ‘Ready for ANYTHING?’. TMP wanted to bring this to life in an innovative, bold, creative and most authentic way possible ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Brexit the biggest concern for UK tech workforce

Despite an encouraging optimism in the UK tech industry, the impact of Brexit is causing the most concern for IT professionals, according to a new report: the CWJobs Confidence Index ... more or comment here

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Unilever launches new AI-powered talent marketplace

Unilever has announced the introduction of a new internal online talent marketplace, FLEX Experiences, which helps employees push the boundaries of their career by using an AI-powered platform to identify personalised open opportunities across the business, in real time ... more or comment here

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Recent appointments

including appointments made by Jobrapido, London Ambulance Service, Vodafone, Connor, Nodal Labs and PHMG ... more or comment here

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Totaljobs announces partnership with Universum

Totaljobs and Universum have announced a new partnership which sees Totaljobs Group offer Universum’s employer branding services to British companies ... more or comment here

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Projects set to help women back to work

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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Over 50 and left on the shelf?

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

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

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

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

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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CIPD People Management Awards 2019: finalists announced

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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Research reveals the key skills employers are looking for

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

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

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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What do female job hunters want from employers?

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

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

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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Great places to work

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

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2019 PPMA Awards winners announced

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

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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2019 Recruitment Marketing Awards now open for entries

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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CV-Library: job market boom

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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Recruiter Awards 2019: winners announced

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'

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

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

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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Graduates continue to benefit with higher earnings

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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Vacancies and salaries rising; job applications down

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

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

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

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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RIDI awards: 2019 winners

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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Talent Works International: Employer’s guide to Brexit

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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LinkedIn Top Companies 2019

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

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

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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Recruiting Generation Brexit

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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1.5 million jobs at high risk of automation

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

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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Recruiter Awards 2019: shortlist announced

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

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

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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Employer Brand Management Awards 2019 winners announced

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

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

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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McDonald’s UK to double apprenticeship training opportunities in 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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Three quarters of Brits would choose to do an apprenticeship over a degree

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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Winners announced at the 10th National Undergraduate Employability Awards

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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PPMA Awards 2019: shortlist revealed

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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UK remains popular destination for EU job seekers, despite ongoing uncertainty

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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New campaign to recruit thousands more adult social care staff

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

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

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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WaveTrackR: Recruitment Trends

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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Artificial Intelligence and its role in the Future of Work

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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Top Employers to work for in the UK 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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Britain faces skills gaps crisis as employers fail to develop their entire workforces

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

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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HEINEKEN launches innovative new employer branding campaign

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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New funding will help drive diversity in cyber security

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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MI6 launch first on-line recruitment advertisement

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

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

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

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Stonewall reveal top 100 LGBT-inclusive employer list

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

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Recruitment trends - new report from CV-Library

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

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Tech Talent Charter launches inaugural diversity benchmarking report

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

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

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KPMG and REC - UK Report on Jobs

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

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

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?

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

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

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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Ri5 Profile: Colin Minto

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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Which jobs were most-viewed of 2018?

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

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Glassdoor announces top UK places to work in 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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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Guardian Public Service Awards winners announced

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

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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The Met Police launch campaign to recruit more women

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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Personnel Today Awards 2018 winners announced

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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pymetrics levels the playing field

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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NORAs 2018 winners announced

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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Iceland sets the bar when it comes to equal pay

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

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Talent Works publishes research on Developer Recruitment

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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SMRS and Yodel. Together, they’re delivering

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

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

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

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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UK Social Mobility Awards 2018: winners announced

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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Virgin Trains launches prison employability training programme

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

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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What’s the return on candidate engagement?

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

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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Average salaries reach highest rate since January 2017

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

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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Caterer.com People Awards 2018: winners announced

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

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

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

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

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

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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Vodafone UK launches initiatives to expand digital skills

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

‘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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HRH Duke of Cambridge backs Mental Health at Work gateway

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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PwC responds to research with Flexible Working Network

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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2019 National Undergraduate Employability Awards are open for nominations

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!

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

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The truth about the gig economy

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

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TUI welcomes its first ever robotic humanoid employee

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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Brexit ‘no deal’ plans should extend Freedom of Movement

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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The end of the 9-5?

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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New joiners take five months to get up to speed

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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Automation. Are we ready and willing? Or not?

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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The UK skills shortage is costing organisations £6.3 billion

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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Half of students regret going to university

48% of students and graduates regret going to university according to research by Barclays Apprenticeships ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist unveiled

The shortlist for this year’s Personnel Today Awards has been announced, ahead of the awards ceremony which takes place in November. ... more or comment here

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Ri5 readers get vocal about Brexit

Find out what you had to say in our latest poll, as we approach Brexit crunch time ... more or comment here

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The top 10 cities for job growth: Q2 2018

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

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Increase in unconditional offers made to young people in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland

Students are increasingly likely to be made an unconditional offer for a place on an undergraduate course, before they have completed their qualifications at school or college ... more or comment here

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SMRS launch new youth market data insight tool

YWare pools youth data in one place to optimise employers’ chances of finding the right early years talent ... more or comment here

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What do job seekers want from a job advert?

Glassdoor reveals the findings from their latest survey ... more or comment here

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What do job seekers want from a job advert?

Glassdoor reveals the findings from their latest survey ... more or comment here

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KPMG come out top for social mobility

The Social Mobility Employer Index 2018 is out ... more or comment here

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What’s in a job title?

This. Is Brilliant. Hiscox have filmed a series of short interviews, as they ask the general public to try and guess what a number of job titles meant / mean / will mean ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Looking beyond the CV

Kew Green Hotels are redefining and redesigning what it means to apply and work there, in a bid to win the war on talent ... more or comment here

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Vodafone launches programme to support LGBT+ talent

Vodafone has launched a multi-country programme to help attract and support LGBT+ talent ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Stick or twist? How often should workers change jobs?

CV-Library's research found 54.5% of UK workers surveyed believe that staying in the same job for ‘too long’ can damage your career ... more or comment here

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BA launch new pilot recruitment campaign

British Airways has launched a new campaign to recruit experienced pilots for its regional operation ... more or comment here

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