Recruitment

Employers urged prepare for unknown impact of COVID-19

The full economic impact of the pandemic will not be known "until the government’s furlough plaster is ripped off", says Rhys Moon, director at outplacement specialist Renovo.

Furloughed workers apply for jobs they are overqualified for

The majority (79%) of UK employees on furlough say they are considering applying to jobs below their skill level.

Do digital co-workers bully and discriminate?

TUC research has concluded it’s more than likely - rather than a way of reducing discrimination and unconscious bias in the workplace, the use of ‘objective’ non-human artificial intelligence (AI) has...

Coronavirus pandemic widens graduate inequalities

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

Coronavirus straining work relationships

Over half (54%) of workers have found it harder to build relationships with colleagues while working from home.

Businesses judged by recruitment processes

Businesses lacking proper recruitment processes risk losing out on talented employees.

Video killed the diversity and inclusion star

Despite all the rhetoric, the world seems to be getting worse when it comes to removing bias from our workplaces, levelling the playing field for all employees and improving diversity, equity and...

Relearning hiring and onboarding skills for virtual recruitment

The ability to build strong relationships forms the backbone of any good recruitment service. Having the opportunity to meet candidates face-to-face is crucial as it helps form a detailed view of...

Jobseekers could lose dream job due to untidy rooms

Almost a third (28%) of interviewers have admitted to not hiring someone based on what they see in the background of the candidate’s video call.

Rescuing older workers from the post-COVID scrapheap

The COVID-19 pandemic has plunged the UK’s economy into the deepest slump since quarterly records began, with the country officially entering a recession for the first time since the 2008 financial...

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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.

To boldly work how we haven't worked before

Last year was a challenging, tumultuous one. It forced us to change, and these forced changes collided with other emerging phenomena. Taken together, these offer an opportunity to radically rethink...

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