Young workers

Worker surveillance disproportionately affects low-skilled jobs

Workers in low-skilled and non-unionised jobs are more at risk of being monitored by technology such as webcam, movement and email monitoring, according to a new report.

Young people discouraged from working

More than 250,000 18-to-24-year-olds have been put off working for life, according to research from City & Guilds.

Fear of tech worker exodus puts pressure on HR

Almost half (46%) of young UK workers in tech roles plan to leave their job within the next year, according to research from HR technology company Hibob and global venture fund Eight Roads.

Desperate labour market leads to record low youth unemployment

Youth unemployment has reached record lows, according to research from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

A-level results welcome next generation of HR professionals

As thousands of school leavers prepare to enter the workforce on A-level results day, HR has a new generation of talent ready to enter the profession.

CVs branded outdated by younger workers

Many young workers are finding CVs an obstacle to finding their dream job, with 43% saying they are an outdated recruitment model, according to research from software company Arctic Shores.

Gen Z and millennials struggling to cope with increased cost of living

Gen Z and millennial workers in the UK are having a hard time attempting to keep up with the increased cost of living.

Private sector HR failing to support young workers with their pensions

Young workers aged between 16 to 21 in the private sector are participating in workplace pension schemes at a much lower rate than their public sector counterparts.

Under appreciated young workers on brink of exodus

Half of young workers (49%) aged 18-34 say they are planning to quit their jobs in the next 12 months due to pandemic working conditions, according to a new report commissioned by HR software...

Small businesses miss out on millions in Apprenticeship Levy funding

Apprenticeships offer an opportunity to plug skills gaps, but many small businesses are still missing out.

Young workers would take a pay cut for better employee experience

Nearly half (48%) of Generation Z employees (ages 18-24) said they would switch jobs for a better employee experience, even if it meant taking a pay cut. A similar proportion (44%) of millennials...

Young people struggle to find quality jobs post-pandemic

While employment is booming, new research suggests that the pandemic has seriously impacted the quality of jobs available to young people.