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Young people have 'appetite' for STEM skills, says TCS HRD

Hywel Roberts, 04 Aug 2014

Young people are interested in learning STEM subjects but don't always have the opportunities to, according...


SMEs in record-breaking hiring growth, says CBI report

Hywel Roberts, 04 Aug 2014

Small businesses are increasing recruitment at the fastest rate since 1998, according to the CBI SME...


Gatwick luggage crisis blamed on zero-hours contracts

Hywel Roberts, 01 Aug 2014

The baggage handling crisis at Gatwick demonstrates the dangers of relying on zero-hours contracts, according...

Advertised HR vacancies up 5% in 2014

Hywel Roberts, 31 Jul 2014

The number of HR jobs advertised online has jumped by 5% in 2014, according to figures released by specialist...

PM's comments on overseas recruitment 'unhelpful', says REC's Kevin Green

Hywel Roberts, 31 Jul 2014

Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) chief executive Kevin Green has criticised David Cameron...

Ann Corbyn joins Ridgeons as group HR director

Hywel Roberts, 30 Jul 2014

Ann Corbyn, former HR director of housing association BPHA, has joined timber and builders' merchant...

Strong graduate market drives up salaries

Hywel Roberts, 29 Jul 2014

Average salary growth doubled month-on-month in June, driven by a strongly performing graduate market,...

Equality commission says all-female shortlists are illegal

Hywel Roberts, 24 Jul 2014

Guidance released by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has clarified that recruiters and...

Shape employer brand for 'influence' rather than 'appeal', CEB says

Hywel Roberts, 23 Jul 2014

Employers who tailor their brand for appeal and not influence risk missing out on the best available...

MPs call for overhaul of Employment and Support Allowance

Hywel Roberts, 23 Jul 2014

The Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), designed to help those with health problems and disabilities...

Graduate vacancies up by 17% in 2014

Hywel Roberts, 22 Jul 2014

The number of vacancies for graduates has increased by 17% in 2014, with strong growth in financial services,...

Demand for interim managers jumps 15 percentage points

Hywel Roberts, 22 Jul 2014

The number of companies looking to recruit interim managers rose 15 percentage points in the first quarter...

UK third most desirable job market worldwide, research finds

Katie Jacobs, 16 Jul 2014

The UK has the third most desirable job market worldwide, with one in 10 searches for UK jobs coming...

41% of British workers plan on temping

Arvind Hickman, 16 Jul 2014

Four in ten (41%) British workers plan to work on a temporary basis at some point in their careers, a...

Global mobility leads to increased churn, according to Hay Group

Hywel Roberts, 11 Jul 2014

Hay Group research, seen exclusively by HR magazine, shows a quarter of the global workforce will change...

Business can learn 'clarity of purpose' from military, says soldier turned HRD

Hywel Roberts, 11 Jul 2014

Employers have plenty to learn from the military around leadership, long-term strategy and clarity of...

UK businesses facing data skills shortages

Katie Jacobs, 10 Jul 2014

UK businesses are struggling to find the skills they need to meet the growing demand for data analysis,...

Four in 10 finance professionals look to move 'within six months'

Hywel Roberts, 09 Jul 2014

More than four in 10 (43%) employees in the financial services sector are planning to find a new role...

Half of HR professionals see engagement as top priority

Hywel Roberts, 09 Jul 2014

More than half (56%) of HR professionals see engagement as the most important issue for their department,...

Starting salaries continue to rise, says REC/KPMG report

Hywel Roberts, 08 Jul 2014

Starting salaries for people entering both temporary and permanent employment have risen for the seventh...

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