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BT to create 500 engineering roles

Hywel Roberts, 20 Oct 2014

BT has today announced it intends to create 500 more engineering roles as part of its Openreach arm....


Half of CEOs subjected to ‘fewer checks than graduates’

Hywel Roberts, 16 Oct 2014

Almost half (45%) of HR directors admit they know of companies where potential CEOs go through fewer...


Ban the box ‘part of wider diversity agenda’, says Carillion HRD

Hywel Roberts, 15 Oct 2014

A decision not to remove those with a criminal record at the application stage is part of a wider effort...

'Misconceptions' prevent food and drink industry attracting STEM skills

Hywel Roberts, 10 Oct 2014

The food and drink sector is struggling to fill its technical roles due to a lack of understanding around...

European Games solves recruitment challenge

Hywel Roberts, 10 Oct 2014

The leadership team organising the inaugural European Games is being recruited on a “one degree of... finalists in the National Online Recruitment Awards

Hywel Roberts, 09 Oct 2014

HR magazine's sister job site is a finalist in the National Online Recruitment Awards (NORAs)...

External focus key to minimising executive conflict, says expert

Hywel Roberts, 08 Oct 2014

Making sure executives’ natural competitive nature is focused externally is key to minimising conflict,...

Migrant labour and youth employment not 'either/or choice', says CIPD

Hywel Roberts, 30 Sep 2014

Most employers do not see a link between hiring migrant workers and damaging youth employment, according...

Advertised salaries growing faster than inflation, says Adzuna

Hywel Roberts, 26 Sep 2014

Average advertised salaries saw a year-on-year increase of 1.9% up to August 2014, according to research...

Britain's 'talent mismatch' among worst in Europe, says Hays report

Hywel Roberts, 26 Sep 2014

Skills gaps in high-skilled industries such as engineering and IT are threatening the UK's economic growth,...

Finance directors concerned over losing baby boomer skills

Hywel Roberts, 25 Sep 2014

More than two-thirds (69%) of CFOS are concerned about a skills drain due to baby boomers (those born...

Graduate unemployment in biggest drop for 15 years

Hywel Roberts, 25 Sep 2014

The number of former students still out of work six months after graduating has dropped from 8.5% to...

PCS union calls national strike

Hywel Roberts, 24 Sep 2014

The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) has announced its 250,000 members in England and Wales...

Miliband pledges NHS jobs in conference speech

Hywel Roberts, 24 Sep 2014

A Labour government would create 36,000 NHS jobs over the course of the next parliament, Ed Miliband...

Administrators shut down 362 Phones 4U stores, leaving 2,417 staff jobless

Hywel Roberts, 23 Sep 2014

Administrators have closed 362 Phones 4u stores, effectively winding up the retail arm of the business...

Top employers for working families announced

Hywel Roberts, 22 Sep 2014

Working Families has revealed its list of the top employers for working families in 2014.

RateMyPlacement names Barclays top undergraduate employer

Hywel Roberts, 22 Sep 2014

Barclays has rated top of an online student survey of top undergraduate employers for 2014, RateMyPlacement...

Egon Zehnder sets target for 25 female FTSE 100 CEOs

Hywel Roberts, 19 Sep 2014

Executive search firm Egon Zehnder has announced its commitment to seeing 25 female CEOs in the FTSE...

Unemployment in biggest annual fall since 1988

Hywel Roberts, 17 Sep 2014

Unemployment fell by 468,000 from July 2013 to July 2014, the biggest year-on-year decrease since 1988,...

Eight out of 10 HR teams use social media to recruit

Hywel Roberts, 16 Sep 2014

Eight out of every 10 HR functions use social media as at least one part of their recruitment strategy,...

In this issue: October 2014
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Looking good: Beautiful HR at Estee Lauder

Back to the drawing board: Is HR more art than science?

Forward thinking: Futureproof your technology strategy



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