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Graduates advised to shun London for the North

Becky Frith, 06 Jul 2015

Manchester is the best city for graduate opportunities, according to research from the Intergenerational...


Employers not recognising volunteering experience

Becky Frith, 03 Jul 2015

Employers are failing to recognise volunteering and social action experience during the recruitment process,...


Traditional hiring methods holding companies back from finding talent

Becky Frith, 02 Jul 2015

Traditional hiring methods could be holding companies back from finding top talent, according to a report...

Candidates choosing employer brand over salary, finds LinkedIn

Becky Frith, 26 Jun 2015

No amount of money could tempt half of UK workers (53%) to consider taking a role at a company with a...

Boris Johnson announces 100 hours of work experience for young Londoners

Becky Frith, 26 Jun 2015

Every young Londoner will have the opportunity to undertake 100 hours of work experience before the age...

Military service undervalued by employers

Becky Frith, 25 Jun 2015

Military service is not given the respect it deserves in civilian employment, according to a study by...

REC calls for more positive candidate experience

Becky Frith, 24 Jun 2015

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) is calling for employers to improve people's experiences...

CBI's Cridland: Employers need to raise wages

Becky Frith, 24 Jun 2015

CBI director-general John Cridland has called on businesses to raise wages in his keynote address at...

Immigration rules will cause ‘chaos’ in the NHS

Katie Jacobs, 22 Jun 2015

Changes to immigration rules will cause “chaos” in the NHS and cost the health service millions of...

UK hits skilled workers immigration cap

Jenny Roper, 15 Jun 2015

The government's immigration cap for non-EU skilled workers has been hit for the first time, provoking...

‘Elite’ firms excluding working class young people

Katie Jacobs, 15 Jun 2015

“Elite” law and accountancy firms are continuing to employ young people from more privileged backgrounds,...

Skills shortages changing CEO talent strategies

Katie Jacobs, 04 Jun 2015

Increasing concern over skills shortages are forcing CEOs to rethink their hiring and talent strategies,...

Recruitment firm accused of using ‘aggressive’ tax avoidance scheme

Katie Jacobs, 29 May 2015

Recruitment umbrella firm Anderson Group has been accused of using an “aggressive” and “abusive”...

Baker & McKenzie and Hogan Lovells launch 'contextual recruiting'

Jenny Roper, 21 May 2015

A first of its kind contextual recruitment tool has been launched to boost social mobility and ensure...

Graduates don't feel they need people skills

Jenny Roper, 20 May 2015

A significant gap exists between how important people skills are seen to be by businesses and by new...

Next government to inherit looming jobs crisis

Jenny Roper, 08 May 2015

The next government will inherit a ‘looming jobs crisis’, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation...

Focus recruitment locally to attract older workers

Katie Jacobs, 08 May 2015

Employers need to rethink their recruitment and talent management practices to help older people stay...

Schoolgirls say engineering and construction are jobs for boys

Katie Jacobs, 30 Apr 2015

More than a third (39%) of schoolgirls think certain jobs are more suited to boys, a survey by Network...

Salary negotiations increase as job market heats up

Jenny Roper, 30 Apr 2015

HR directors are now more willing to negotiate salaries to attract top job candidates, according to research...

HR recruitment trends revealed

Jenny Roper, 27 Apr 2015

London’s HR sector has seen a 15% increase in the number of permanent roles compared with Q1 2014,...

In this issue: June 2015
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What we talk about when we talk about talent: Everyone talks about it, but what do we mean by it? Deconstructing 'talent'

Red letter day: Modernising the Post Office

Act like a leader: Herminia Ibarra shows you how

Right as rain: Workplace health and wellbeing

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