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Webinar: The great fight for talent

A huge wave of change has hit the job market. Flooded with candidates and new opportunities, businesses can’t hire or fill talent gaps fast enough, as reported by Emma Greedy.

Hospitality jobs prove most difficult to fill post pandemic

Vacancies at hospitality businesses are more than twice as difficult to fill than other industries, with travel restrictions to the UK cited as a major hindrance. 

Demand for workers remains high as staffing shortages grow

There were a total of 1.66 million active job adverts in the UK at the end of August, with HGV drivers and nurses in the highest demand.

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?

Headhunting increases due to post-COVID talent scramble

More than a third (38%) of UK professionals have been approached more than five times for a new job in the past year.

Longer hours preferable to poor culture for staff

Culture is vital to retention but many organisations are still slow in making improvements, according to research

How social comparison affects behaviour at work

Social comparison plays a critical role in influencing our behaviour at work, according to new research from the University of Cologne and LBS