Tags: Career

Government announces new careers and enterprise company for schools

Employer-backed body to provide inspiration and education to pupils Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has announced the creation of a new careers and enterprise company for schools, to transform the provision of careers education and advice for young people and inspire them about the opportunities offered by the world of work. The new company is designed…

‘Dead-end job’ epidemic sweeping the nation

New research from Towers Watson, a leading global professional services company, reveals that the “glass ceiling” is no longer being hit by only women and ethnic minorities. The research highlights that a lack of career development is now a common problem for workers across all sectors, including those demonstrating the highest potential. Almost three quarters…

A third of employees are disappointed with their career progression

One in three employees (33%) report that their career progression to date has failed to meet their expectations, according to the latest CIPD/Halogen Employee Outlook survey. The survey of over 2,500 employees published by the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, in partnership with Halogen Software, also found that more than a…

10MinutesWith launches digital career matchmaking platform

10MinutesWith (www.10MinutesWith.com), the global career matchmaker, unveils its innovative platform to address the underlying issue of graduate turnover attributed to the lack of communication between students, universities and employers. In Europe, 40 percent of employers – inundated by mass exodus of their junior staff – cite mismatched skills and expectations as the primary reason they…

Parents failing to recognise importance of digital skills for their children

At a time when UK PLC is crying out for young digital talent to help fuel economic growth, a new poll commissioned by O2 sheds light on parents’ analogue ambition for their children. The analysis of the views of more than 2,000 parents from across the UK revealed that a significant proportion (38%) would prefer…