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UK workers believe AI offers better career support than people

Nearly three-quarters (71%) of UK workers said AI or 'robots' give them better support for their careers than people do, as they feel unheard by their employers.

Growth in green jobs market remains sluggish

The rate of green jobs creation is seriously behind government target levels.

Should HR worry about online job reviews?

Cath Everett assesses how much influence review websites have on prospective job applicants and how employers can capitalise on their image on such sites.

Opening up the neurodiversity conversation in recruitment

Neurodiversity is often likened to an 'invisible disability, with many of its conditions being physically unnoticeable to the general population. This commonly means it receives less attention than...

CIPD calls for urgent measures to plug skills shortages

UK skills shortages predate the pandemic and require a change of strategy, according to the CIPD.

Skills gap risks locking young people out of jobs

A surge in the number of young people in full-time education has slashed the number looking for work and is leaving them without the skills to join the workforce, according to a new study.

Is TikTok a useful tool in the hunt for young talent?

While 94% of recruiters use social media for their jobs, only 39% of all employers use social media for recruiting and hiring.

Ex-offenders a “massive untapped resource” in talent crisis

Employers are losing out on a huge talent pool by not considering people with criminal records for employment.

Care sector vacancies soar, while applications slump

Poor morale and concerns over mandatory vaccinations mean that the care sector is struggling to keep roles filled.

Amazon: new legal challenge could cost firm £140 million

Law firm Leigh Day has launched a potentially £140 million compensation claim on behalf of Amazon drivers working as 'delivery service partners'.

UK faces labour shortage: what can employers do to manage?

The UK now has the lowest ratio of unemployed people to vacancies since records began in 1971.

Key steps for HR as dust settles post off-payroll

We learned from the Department for Transport’s (DfT) latest annual accounts that Network Rail is hiring 79% of contractors on an outside IR35 basis.

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