Job scams accelerate in January

January reporting of job scams is already 66% ahead of December 2022’s total, sparking worries this rise could exacerbate recruitment struggles and stress-test hiring processes.


Surviving the great resignation wave – key learnings

I'm sure we can all agree that 2020 will always be remembered as the year that crisis struck. However, for many businesses, 2021 has brought with it a whole new challenge.

Global hiring boom expected with post-COVID expansion

A global battle for talent has been predicted by HSBC, with the bank forecasting a 13% rise in headcount across businesses. 

Headhunting on the rise but how does HR get it right?

Almost two-thirds (63%) of talent teams are actively headhunting to find high-quality hires in the UK’s competitive job market, but what's the key to success?

Brits exploit dating apps to find new career opportunities

One in ten UK employees use dating apps and websites such as Tinder, Bumble and Plenty of Fish exclusively for networking or finding new employment.

Permanent roles in UK job market down by 50%

Permanent roles in the UK job market were down by around 50% in the last week of March compared with the same week last year.

Over-50s could solve hospitality worker shortages

The hospitality sector’s labour shortage could be solved by midlife workers’ interest in the industry, according to research

Devolution could be the answer to regional jobs gaps

Devolution could allow Northern regions to catch up on disproportionate job growth in the South East, according to think tank Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) North

Using voice assistants in recruitment

What are the pros and cons of using voice assistants in the recruitment process?

Case study: Creating a tech talent pipeline at Capgemini

How the tech-focused consultancy and services firm continues to bring in the best talent against the backdrop of a growing technology skills shortage in the UK

Behind the scenes of the festive season

Retailers face unique challenges over the Christmas period related to hiring and training seasonal workers, preparing for ‘the rush’ and raised consumer expectations

Labour pledges to recruit 20,000 teachers

The Labour party has said it will recruit nearly 20,000 extra teachers over the next five years if it wins the general election next week