Recruitment

Brexit five years on: European interest in UK jobs has plummeted

Five years on from the Brexit referendum new research by jobsite Indeed has found UK employees in the lowest paid jobs have been most negatively affected by the decision to leave the EU.

How rethinking comms improved recruitment at Lancashire Police

Hayley Wallis, recruitment marketing lead at Lancashire Police, explains how flexible communications has helped drive recruitment.

Case study: Recruiting expertise for Brexit customs chaos

Brexit created a huge demand for advice on customs and trade procedures at the Institute of Export & International Trade – and a massive recruitment challenge to be overcome, finds Peter Crush

Lockdown easing delay adds pressure to HR

The four-week delay in easing of lockdown restrictions in England to 19 July will be bittersweet for employers.

‘Last in, first out’ scaring people from starting new jobs post-pandemic

Recruiters are concerned people are holding back from moving jobs due to the fear of being the last in, first out, according to new research by LinkedIn.

Neurodiverse talent representation disappoints in 2021

The government has made it clear that it will be putting skills front and centre of its new legislative agenda to help the country overcome the damage caused by the pandemic.

How to ensure no-one’s on mute – managing bias on video calls

Despite lockdown easing and many planning a staggered or partial return to the office, homeworking and video calls will likely be a mainstay for many businesses. However, virtual meetings are not...

CIPD reveals positive outlook for post-COVID hiring

Employers are optimistic about hiring again after the substantial negative impact the pandemic has had on the job market, according to the CIPD.

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.

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