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Skill-sets for job roles changing due to impact of pandemic

Skill-sets for job roles changing due to impact of pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has caused a significant alteration to the skill-sets workers believe that they need to harness to be successful in their job role.  New research by CV-Library shows a considerable change in the skills that staff will have to exhibit in order to do...

Demand for digital automation skills has more than doubled since 2019

Demand for digital automation skills has more than doubled since 2019

The number of employers looking for staff to exhibit digital automation skills has doubled since 2019.  New research from specialist recruiter, Robert Half, and global labour market trends firm, Burning Glass, indicates that demand for digital automation skills is set...

Mid-career workers show most interest in switching careers

Mid-career workers show most interest in switching careers

New research highlights that workers over the age of 30, considered to be mid-career, are thinking about switching jobs and are most receptive to the potential of retraining.  A new report by Totaljobs and Boston Consulting Group highlights that growing numbers of...

Digital skills gap impacting almost two-fifths of businesses

Digital skills gap impacting almost two-fifths of businesses

Just under two-fifths of organisations have reported facing a skills gap in their organisation linked to advanced digital skills - with only one in five young people being "very confident" they possess skills that employers need.  A new report by the Learning and Work...

Skill shortages faced by three-quarters of companies within HR

Skill shortages faced by three-quarters of companies within HR

A lack of skilled workers has become a significant problem for organisations within the HR industry with almost three-quarters facing this issue.  A new report by Search Consultancy, a multi-discipline recruitment company, has found that skills shortages are a...

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Mukul Chawla: Modern slavery in the workplace

Mukul Chawla: Modern slavery in the workplace

This article was co-written by Mukul Chawla (Partner), Catherine Turner (Senior Associate) and Luke Hardingham (Associate).  Modern slavery is not going away. COVID-19 has shone light on how employers treat their workforce. The inevitable glut of labour resulting from...

Giles Newman: It’s time to change perceptions of whistleblowing

Giles Newman: It’s time to change perceptions of whistleblowing

Listening to staff is a fundamental part of the human resources function. Only with clear communication will the business know if something is – or isn’t – working well. While this may seem obvious, recently-published data suggests European organisations are...

Mini Setty: Regional race to secure sponsor licenses

Mini Setty: Regional race to secure sponsor licenses

Regional race to secure sponsor licenses  For almost 70 years, British employers have had rich pickings from the European talent pool and foreign workers have made up vital proportion of the UK’s workforce, thanks to free movement among European Economic Area (EEA)...

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