A third (33%) of UK organisations are willing to drop skills requirements before any others as companies fight for talent.
Older people are falling out of the labour market at a high rate, often due to long-term ill health.
Nearly three quarters (72%) of UK managers who have recently quit their job said adequate training and support could have persuaded them to stay.
Headlines are all about rising costs at the moment. It’s not just food, fuel and heating. It’s affecting recruitment advertising too.
More than a third (36%) of employers expect vacant positions to stay unfilled for three to six months, according to new research from consultancy Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing.
Refugees can play a key part in relieving the skills shortage, and would benefit greatly from employment. But are employers ready and able?
Young people have swiftly returned to work since losing jobs in the pandemic, but many have had unequal opportunities when coming back to the workforce – or have fallen out of it altogether.
New research has revealed 50% of jobseekers from lower socio-economic backgrounds feel they are missing out on employment opportunities because the recruitment process is "unfair” towards them.