Recruitment

First neurodivergent work support programme launches in UK

Neurodiversity charity Salvesen Mindroom Centre has launched the UK's first support programme for neurodivergent workers.

Most employers value attitude above education

New research has found a significant majority (87%) of employers have said they value a positive attitude over qualifications in entry-level roles.

What makes a successful chief diversity officer?

Despite Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg recently branding diversity officers as "a job creation scheme by the woke, for the woke", there is no doubt that there has been a significant increase in the...

Hiring boom continues despite looming recession

The UK’s hiring boom is expected to continue into the next quarter despite the Bank of England warning of a recession.

Job adverts reach record high in July 2022

The total number of active job adverts in the UK reached 1.85 million in July, a record high for 2022 so far.

Catch up: Where do you draw the line with social media screening?

It’s common for recruiters to do their homework when looking for high-profile candidates and with the prevalence of social media, employers would be remiss to leave it out, finds Nosa Omoigui

Economic instability prompts recruitment caution

Hiring activity in the UK reached its slowest rate for 17 months as businesses exercise more caution due to economic uncertainty around the economy.

HR in demand in scramble for talent

Jobs in HR are on track to rise 13.5% this year compared with 2021.

Freelancers wait three times longer for payment than permanent staff

SMEs are blaming cashflow issues for delays in paying freelance workers.

CVs branded outdated by younger workers

Many young workers are finding CVs an obstacle to finding their dream job, with 43% saying they are an outdated recruitment model, according to research from software company Arctic Shores.

Building and sustaining a diverse talent pipeline at AstraZeneca

Diversity of opinion and perspectives can make a huge difference to ideas that are brought to the table.

Thousands leave self-employment in pandemic

The number of people in self-employment has fallen sharply since the pandemic, according to data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

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