Recruitment

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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Youth unemployment sees steepest rise in a decade

The UK has experienced the largest quarterly increase of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) since 2011, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Diversity and inclusion: stretching both ends of the talent pipeline

UK professions are gradually becoming reflective of our society as companies have increased hiring rates for underrepresented groups in a push to diversify their employee bases.

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Budget failures could lead to high unemployment

Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s 2021 Spring Budget could be putting 750,000 viable jobs at risk due to flaws in the scheme to reduce unemployment.

HR industry skills gap concerns exacerbated by Brexit

Most organisations within the HR industry (73%) are feeling strained due to a lack of skilled workers.

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