Tags: Jobs

Many job hunters are unaware of job scam signs

The task of looking for a job has become a digital one, as workers increasingly use online job sites, social networks and search engines to find the next step for their career. However, with the digital age opening up a can of fraudulent worms, new research suggests that job hunters aren’t savvy enough when it comes to spotting the signs of a job scam.

Temporary employees are better-skilled and higher educated, new study reveals

Research conducted by global recruitment company PageGroup, has found that an increasing number of temporary professionals are better-skilled, have years of experience and are better educated with 75 percent boasting at least a bachelor’s degree. It’s revealed that they are expected to work more autonomously, take more responsibility and be more flexible.

Only three percent of UK organisations capable of delivering their own strategies

New findings from the Barometer on Change cast the UK skills shortage into sharp relief. The 2015/16 Barometer, produced by business transformation consultancy Moorhouse and now in its fourth year, found 97 percent of board members and their direct reports admit they need new or additional skills to successfully deliver their strategies.