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Guide to managing young people published

Gabriella Jozwiak, 27 Feb 2014

Employers hiring young members of staff should manage colleagues’ expectations of what they can do...

Economic recovery leads to higher attrition, study finds

Hywel Roberts, 25 Feb 2014

If the economy does recover, as predicted, HR departments could face a battle to keep hold of top performers...


Young people ill-equipped to enter job market

Gabriella Jozwiak, 25 Feb 2014

More than half of HR decision-makers within small and medium-sized businesses believe young entry-level...

Chancellor urged to address youth unemployment

Gabriella Jozwiak, 24 Feb 2014

The chancellor’s March budget must include investment to tackle youth unemployment, leading employment...

Diageo to help Scottish young people into employment

Gabriella Jozwiak, 21 Feb 2014

Global drinks manufacturer Diageo is to offer young people in Scotland free training aimed to lift them...

Manufacturing group EEF accuses Government of 'acting unreasonably' over international graduates

Hywel Roberts, 20 Feb 2014

EEF has submitted evidence to a House of Lords committee claiming the Government is damaging employers...

Unemployment falls by 125,000

Gabriella Jozwiak, 20 Feb 2014

The job market will be characterised by higher wages and increased movement in the future, Reed group...

Unemployed graduates question value of university degree, says report

Hywel Roberts, 18 Feb 2014

Nearly half of graduates struggling to find work several months after leaving university wish they had...

Employment rate to slow in early 2014

Gabriella Jozwiak, 17 Feb 2014

Employment levels will grow sharply in the first quarter of 2014 but at a slower rate than at the end...

Military personnel held back from employment

Gabriella Jozwiak, 12 Feb 2014

Employers’ lack of understanding of military personnel’s skills means service leavers routinely cannot...

January recruitment figures bolster warnings over skills shortages

Gabriella Jozwiak, 07 Feb 2014

A skills shortage among UK workers has been highlighted by figures suggesting a growth of vacancies and...

Graduate vacancies to rise more than 10%, says study

Gabriella Jozwiak, 04 Feb 2014

Employers predict the number of graduate vacancies will rise by more than 10% this year, according to...

Travelodge expansion to create 1,000 jobs

Laurence Doe, 04 Feb 2014

Travelodge plans to invest £100 million into 15 new hotels across the UK, creating 1,000 new jobs.

CBI calls for Government to address careers advice mismatch

Gabriella Jozwiak, 04 Feb 2014

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has called for the government to do more to provide young...

HR recruitment to be challenged by inexperience

Gabriella Jozwiak, 30 Jan 2014

Almost two-thirds of employers expect a shortage of experienced candidates in HR recruitment over the...

'Skills shortage vacancies' rise twice as fast as available jobs

Gabriella Jozwiak, 30 Jan 2014

Job vacancies in England have returned to pre-recession levels, but economic recovery will be impeded...

Banks set to improve social mobility

Gabriella Jozwiak, 29 Jan 2014

Four of Europe’s biggest banks are to target recruits from low and middle income households, after...

London dominates job creation growth

Gabriella Jozwiak, 28 Jan 2014

A think tank has warned that many of the UK’s largest cities will fail to feel the effects of an improving...

REC calls for evidence on agency 'profiteering' allegations

Gabriella Jozwiak, 27 Jan 2014

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) is calling for evidence backing allegations recruiters...

Pre-engagement is key to success in RPO commissioning, says expert

Gabriella Jozwiak, 24 Jan 2014

Resourcing managers looking to hire Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) providers should spend several...

In this issue: August 2014
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Balancing act – Have we finally reachd a tipping point around flexible working practices?


Bedding down – Inside the Dorchester Collection


High voltage – Is the future of fleet electric?


Cream of the crop – Barriers to effective talent management

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