Job adverts

Job adverts reach record high in July 2022

The total number of active job adverts in the UK reached 1.85 million in July, a record high for 2022 so far.

Jealousy over new starters’ bumper pay leads to resignations

Booster salary and benefits packages for new starters aimed at helping recruitment are instead fuelling resignations.

Employers ditch skills requirements to find the right candidate

A third (33%) of UK organisations are willing to drop skills requirements before any others as companies fight for talent.

Should HR worry about online job reviews?

Cath Everett assesses how much influence review websites have on prospective job applicants and how employers can capitalise on their image on such sites.

HR jobs are in demand

Jobs in HR are among the most in-demand roles according to search data from CV-Library

Just one in seven roles advertised as flexible

Progress has been slow on advertising flexible positions, with jobs in HR falling below the average

Most businesses' job adverts contain 'male bias'

More than half (60%) of businesses exhibit male bias in job adverts as a result of gendered language, according to research by Adzuna