Job market volatile as employers wait for November budget

The number of job adverts in the UK is fluctuating heavily as companies scramble to fill vacancies toward the end of the year.

Exit fees impacting graduate careers

A new campaign has been launched to prevent companies charging graduates money to leave schemes early.

Time to tackle induction in hybrid workplaces

Induction and onboarding have been challenging during the successive lockdowns, with consequences for both new starters and organisations.

Building fairer recruitment through D&I policy, part two

For many employers, improving diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) is a key priority, with the goal of working towards fairer organisations. But too often hiring and promotion practice does not...

Building fairer recruitment through D&I policy

For many employers, improving diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) is a key priority, with the goal of working towards fairer organisations. But too often hiring and promotion practice does not...

Why redundancy should only be a last resort

Rising costs and interest rates may be leading some to look at their headcount. But there are sound reasons for finding alternatives to redundancy.  

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Most UK businesses unable to sponsor overseas workers

The vast majority of UK businesses are unable to bring in overseas workers to help ease talent shortages.

Don’t believe the CV is dead

The CV always was, and still is, the key to unlocking the interview gates. It’s not that digital technology has passed executive search by, in fact, it has helped enormously, but nothing quite...

UK government launches veteran employment support

The government's Office for Veteran Affairs has launched the Veteran Employers Group (VEG), designed to help more veterans find jobs after leaving the armed forces.

Black inclusion in the workplace – the art of inclusive recruitment

To be active advocates of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) companies and their leaders must do the work to attract and retain diverse talent.

Psychometric tests could prevent costly recruitment mistakes

Companies could be making better use of psychometric testing in recruitment to avoid the cost of hiring the wrong person for the job.

Graduate job market slows with inflation

Market growth for graduate jobs will slow to 2% over the next year, according to research from the Institute of Student Employers (ISE).