Job scams accelerate in January

January reporting of job scams is already 66% ahead of December 2022’s total, sparking worries this rise could exacerbate recruitment struggles and stress-test hiring processes.

News

Why using RPO can help your talent acquisition to thrive

Post covid the job market has changed beyond all recognition, leading to a ‘perfect storm’ for those looking to locate the best talent. We look at how RPO (recruitment process outsourcing) could offer...

Insights

Digital skills scheme for veterans backed by Capita and Fujitsu

Capita, Northrop Grumman, Atos, Leonardo UK, Fujitsu and Leidos have joined 15,000 Futures, an initiative to help ex-forces personnel find tech jobs after leaving the military.

Employees' second jobs putting employers at risk

Employers are worried they are being exposed to risks through employees’ second jobs, according to research.

Gender diversity leaps at Zurich after all vacancies made part-time

Zurich UK has seen a fivefold increase in the number of female part-time hires since it started offering all roles on a part-time or flexible basis in 2019.

Social media in workplace investigations

It can be tempting for HR to police employees’ social media, but there is a better approach.

Recession fears might worsen talent shortage, says REC

Workers and employers in the UK remain cautious as recession and a tightening of the labour market look set to continue in 2023, according to the latest Report on Jobs from the Recruitment and...

Government to boost careers advice in schools

The government has announced a new careers programme for primary schools in disadvantaged areas that seeks to strengthen the link between employers and future candidates.

How neurodivergent individuals contribute to innovation

What do Alexander Graham Bell, Henry Ford and Richard Branson all have in common? They are some of history’s greatest innovators – and all are neurodivergent.

Santander drops 2:1 requirement for grad scheme

Santander UK has dropped its requirement for candidates to have achieved at least a 2:1 at university when enrolling in its graduate scheme.

TUPE or not TUPE, that is the question

The last two years have witnessed dramatic changes in job market conditions. The tight labour market, which has seen record job-to-job moves as employers compete for talent, has left many employers...

How Iceland’s rehabilitation director unlocks ex-offender recruitment

In 2022, Iceland appointed Paul Cowley its first ever director of rehabilitation, taking responsibility for the recruitment of ex-offenders across the business.