Recruitment

Bridging the social distance divide: onboarding in the COVID era

Even in a hugely disrupted jobs market, firms are still hiring – and many people are joining a company without meeting their new colleagues in person.

Employers not doing enough to encourage senior level diversity

?Less than a quarter (23%) of UK employers go beyond basic legislative requirements on diversity when it comes to recruitment and selection of senior level roles.

Coronavirus redundancies create 22 days overtime for HR teams

HR professionals will be working on average 22 days of overtime due to the workload of processing redundancies over the winter.

Thinking that time is scarce can influence how you evaluate information

Anne-Sophie Chaxel, associate professor of marketing at HEC Paris, explains how the influence of a limited time perspective on hiring and promotion decision-makers can have a very detrimental effect...

Pandemic alters young jobseekers' career choices

COVID-19 has impacted the young graduates’ confidence in their career prospects, a new report has revealed.

Three-tier coronavirus system needs to be united with government intervention

?Yesterday the UK government confirmed its three-tier lockdown rule to protect the public from coronavirus.

People moves- who's gone where in the HR sector?

Despite the ongoing challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, there has still been plenty of job changes in the HR sector. Here, we roundup our top movers and shakers.

How businesses are helping people back into work – part 2

As HR teams prepare for the long months ahead – facing redundancies, blended working, end of furlough and a turbulent job market – we highlight some of the brilliant initiatives helping employees get...

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Government's labour market interventions risk disjointing Plan for Jobs

?The Department for Work & Pensions’ (DWP) £238 million Job Entry Targeted Support (JETS) has provided another piece in the puzzle faced by people left jobless by the coronavirus pandemic, yet critics...

Kickstart scheme applications top 65,000

The government’s £2 billion Kickstart job placement scheme has attracted more than 65,000 applications in its first month, as the UK’s benefits system braces for a significant rise in unemployment as...

Why the Job Support Scheme is not enough to prevent redundancies

?Last week the chancellor announced his winter economic plans, with chilling consequences for millions of workers.

Job Support Scheme offers lifeline to some businesses

?The UK’s Job Support Scheme has created new measures to help secure the jobs of workers hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

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