Tags: Application

New business to support HR and recruitment with behavioural styles analysis

Applied Driving Techniques, the fleet compliance and risk management specialist, has launched a new business to help companies better understand employee behaviour to boost their HR and recruitment strategies. Applied Business Synergy will provide practical evaluation and reporting solutions that outline very powerful intelligence on behavioural styles, relationships and communication to enhance workforce motivation, productivity,…

Online Apprenticeship applications increase by 41% in a year

The National Apprenticeship Service has released new data showing the continued popularity of Apprenticeships. Figures from November 2012 – January 2013 (Q2 2012/13) show there were over a quarter of a million Apprenticeship applications submitted online. This is an increase of 41% on the same period last year. Meanwhile, nearly 25,400 vacancies were advertised online…

Over half of jobseekers would reconsider an application due to bad press about a company

Three-quarters of hiring managers agree that if something was to damage a company’s reputation, recruitment would be affected Jobseekers overwhelmingly disagree with the statement ‘All press is good press’, with 48% declaring they have or might quit a job because of bad publicity. Whilst only 6% of professionals are happy not to reconsider a role…

Over one million apprenticeship applications made in 2012

There were almost 1,127,000 apprenticeship applications submitted in 2012 while 106,510 vacancies were advertised, according to new data released last week. The research from the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS), highlights the continued popularity of apprenticeships among both employers and the public. The research also reveals the top ten most popular apprenticeship types applied for and…

Graduates yet to embrace mobile for job applications

According to new research from graduate-jobs.com, graduates are yet to embrace mobile technologies when applying for graduate roles. The report reveals that only one in nine (11%) of the 650+ survey respondents had applied to a graduate scheme using their mobile. Perhaps surprisingly, this percentage was exceeded by graduates who had applied for such roles…

Guardian24 lone worker safety application now launched for Android devices

Guardian24, a leading provider of lone and mobile worker safety solutions, has today launched Guardian24 for Android devices.   The announcement follows the success of its solution for BlackBerry, which was the first ever British Standard (BS8484) compliant lone worker application for BlackBerry. Guardian24’s clients include Fife Council, Genesis Housing, Hyde Housing, the Alzheimer’s Society,…

MindLeaders launches first elearning app on Facebook

A newly-launched training app could help small to medium-sized companies find a short cut to their core markets – and in doing so raise their brand profile, increase customer leads and ultimately impact sales. Developed in co-operation with Facebook, Facebook Trainer for Business is designed to help businesses that wish to take advantage of the…

University applications are down by £7.4%

UK’s youth in a double bind: chasing too few university places and too few jobs Figures released by UCAS today reported a headline drop of 7.4% in applications for university places in the UK, taking into account the applications received for the 15th January deadline, with a slightly larger fall in England than in the…

Anonymous CV plans backed by major employers

More than 100 major UK businesses have signed up to a government initiative that proposes asking for CVs without the name or the school details of candidates in order to remove the risk of discrimination during the application process. Firms such as Tesco, Barclays and Coca-Cola have agreed to the Government’s Business Compact, which requires…