Tags: Employment

Young people urged to check social media profiles to boost employment prospects

  Despite three quarters (77 percent) of young people (aged 14-25) being aware that potential employers are checking social media profiles before hiring them, a quarter (24 percent) still have no privacy settings in place and further one in ten (11 percent) are unsure if they are protected or not. Research from Jobvite shows that…

Work experience should start in primary school, says Mayor of London

A new report from the London Enterprise Panel on careers advice and work experience is being launched by the Mayor of London this (Thursday) morning, and recommends that every young Londoner should have completed at least 100 hours experience of the world of work. The report says that young people would benefit from spending time…

The Budget: comments from the community (part 2)

In the first part of this community comments article we looked at how HR will be affected by changes to pensions in this week’s Budget announcement by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne. Employment Chris Jones, Chief Executive of City & Guilds, said: “The budget had a common theme – job creation. From investment in…

Monthly employment index: Education top growth industry

London, UK – 18 December 2014: An analysis on the growth trends in UK employment has been released by Indeed today. The company has sourced specific information around the number of job postings advertised across the UK at any given time, the jobs available within each industry, and which areas of the UK serve as employment…