Tags: recruiting

Government stats disguise extent of UK graduate over-qualification, say CIPD and The Edge Foundation

Government statistics cited by the Universities Minister this week disguise the extent of graduate over-qualification in the UK according to the CIPD and the Edge Foundation. Universities Minister Jo Johnson said in a speech on Wednesday 9 September at the Universities UK Annual Conference that “official statistics show that in fact only 20 percent of recent…

New job board to list ‘take-home’ pay

SalaryBot.co.uk has launched SalaryBot Jobs, the first major job search platform in the UK that advertises take home pay, after tax and national insurance deductions. The new iPhone app, available as of today on the app store, has joined the recently launched website and Android app. The online utility had previously run a survey and…

Helen Ives: Who should you hire?

Anyone who works in people management knows the pains associated with recruitment. Finding the right candidate to fill a position requires hours of careful deliberation before even arriving at the sometimes-countless interviews you need to conduct. Finding a person with all the necessary skills to fill a position is hard enough before taking into account…

A fifth of bosses return to work after the holidays and look to start recruiting

Over half (59%) of small business staff say that there are clear business benefits to be gained from their time off on holiday. The chance to clear their head and gain a better perspective on their next professional venture was ranked highest among 1,000 SME workers and owners. New research from the Business is GREAT…

Resignations on rise, as confidence returns to job market

Compared to three years ago, voluntary employee turnover within UK organisations has increased significantly (14%) or somewhat (35%), according to a survey of 200 HR directors. New research from Robert Half UK shows that a net 49% — nearly half – of UK HR directors say that resignations are on the rise, signifying greater employee confidence in…