Graduate recruitment

Post-pandemic job market scares school leavers

More young people are going to university as they feel the post-pandemic job market will demand a degree rather than an apprenticeship.

Outlook inequality is holding back young talent

Businesses need young, diverse talent, but many struggle to find them. Not because young people don’t want the roles on offer, but because many discount themselves from opportunities before they’ve...

Why hiring young talent creates opportunities for innovation

You could say that, from a professional standpoint, young people have been amongst the hardest hit by the economic effects of the pandemic. Organisations facing financial issues and seeking to...

‘Last in, first out’ scaring people from starting new jobs post-pandemic

Recruiters are concerned people are holding back from moving jobs due to the fear of being the last in, first out, according to new research by LinkedIn.

Coronavirus pandemic widens graduate inequalities

The pandemic has widened inequalities between graduates that were privately educated and those that were state educated.

Graduates conflicted over starting careers remotely

The coronavirus pandemic has given graduates an appetite for remote work, but the majority still want to return to an office-based environment according to a new report.

BAME graduates still being hired at a slower rate

Progress on workplace inclusivity has been accused of little to no progress as BAME graduates are consistently applying for more jobs than their white counterparts.

Are we cherry-picking from the family tree when it comes to recruitment?

There’s a big disconnect between graduates and hirers on the prevalence of nepotism in recruitment, and HR must do more to strip out bias and promote clarity, says Peter Crush

Leadership skills most in demand in early 2021 job market

Leadership skills such as coaching, onboarding and decision-making are the top of employers’ wish lists for 2021.

HR internships among lowest paid in the UK

With an average salary of £1,380 a month, HR internships have ranked fifth in the lowest paid internships in the UK, which could risk turning top talent away from the profession.

Creating a net-zero ready workforce

?We are increasingly hearing about organisations that are purpose-led. With vision, mission and brand statements, companies are wearing their hearts on their sleeves and talking about more than...

Positive News: How businesses are keeping the wheels turning

HR up and down the UK is introducing new employees to the workplace and supporting those who have continued to work both physically and in remote locations. We highlight just a few of the many...

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