Career development

Internal recruitment could stem the career itch

After nearly two years of working from home, national lockdowns and job insecurity, employees are now exploring new careers.

Workplace favouritism holding back career development

Only 53% of UK employees think everyone in their company is given an opportunity to grow, according to a new report by recognition and reward scheme business OC Tanner.

COVID impacts ambition of disadvantaged young people

Young people from lower-income households have lowered their career ambitions, since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, as they fear their goals are now unachievable.

Top employers democratise leadership development

Leading employers have an open and transparent approach to developing internal talent, according to exclusive research from the Top Employers Institute

Double standards stunting female career progression

Women face greater challenges to career progression, but male employees are less aware of gendered double standards

More than a third of employers know nothing about apprenticeship levy

Both employers and employees are failing to embrace opportunities for professional development