Young people

Is TikTok a useful tool in the hunt for young talent?

While 94% of recruiters use social media for their jobs, only 39% of all employers use social media for recruiting and hiring.

You can’t stop the beat: profile interview with Zoe Pacyna, REKOM UK

Despite nightclubs and the wider world of hospitality being one of the first business sectors to shut their doors when the coronavirus pandemic hit, Rekom UK’s Zoe Pacyna found it was far from a quiet...

Chancellor’s extended job support will need consistency to succeed

Speaking at the Conservative Party Conference yesterday (4 October), chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a further £500 million to help alleviate the jobs and skills crisis. While extended job support...

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.

Employers encouraged to take a chance on young people to reduce unemployment

The CIPD has pledged to support young people in the UK, as just under half (43%) feel the pandemic has harmed their long-term career prospects.

Post-pandemic job market scares school leavers

More young people are going to university as they feel the post-pandemic job market will demand a degree rather than an apprenticeship.

Returning to offices will benefit young people, says Rishi Sunak

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is keen for young people to return to the office, arguing working from home can have a negative impact on their careers.

Outlook inequality is holding back young talent

Businesses need young, diverse talent, but many struggle to find them. Not because young people don’t want the roles on offer, but because many discount themselves from opportunities before they’ve...

Young employees feel forgotten by bosses

Young workers are feeling isolated after spending 18 months working from home due a lack of communication with their employers.

Young employees are eager to return to the office

Working from home has had a disproportionately negative impact on young employees in the UK, according to new research by Glassdoor.

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.

Why hiring young talent creates opportunities for innovation

You could say that, from a professional standpoint, young people have been amongst the hardest hit by the economic effects of the pandemic. Organisations facing financial issues and seeking to...