Job applications

Furloughed workers apply for jobs they are overqualified for

The majority (79%) of UK employees on furlough say they are considering applying to jobs below their skill level.

Job advert jargon puts half off from applying

Technical language could be discouraging candidates from even considering roles and costing businesses talent

Gendered job ad language discouraging women

??Organisations could be losing out on talent because of the language they use in job adverts, according to LinkedIn

Sajid Javid: Remove small criminal offences from job applications

Job applicants with criminal records may not have to disclose small and minor offences to employers under new proposals from the home secretary

Bad first impressions deterring candidates

?Almost half (48%) of candidates are deterred from applying for jobs after poor first impressions, according to research from Hays