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…
The growth of employment is still rising but is being slowed by skills shortages, the latest Report on Jobs from The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG shows.
Swansea’s efforts to promote employment equality for disabled people have been given the official seal of approval, after being named the UK’s first ‘disability confident’ city.
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 Work Programme from the Department of Work and Pensions has transitioned more than 433,000 long-term unemployed people into work since its inception in 2011, the release of the employment figures this week reveals.
The salary gap between London and UK wide salaires has dropped by six percent in the last 12 months according to Creativepool, the creative industry online network.
Marks and Spencer extends its Marks & Start scheme to a further 10,000 people facing employment challenges over the next five years.
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…
The amount of companies employing 16-24-year-olds is on the rise but SMEs are lagging behind in creating opportunities for young people.
REC say that businesses need to improve the way they advertise jobs and provide training opportunities in order to attract older workers
A new milestone has been reached with the unemployment rate falling below 6% for the first time in six years.
HR professionals will be in high demand this year. Find out which skills will be at the top of employers’ wishlists.
A third of UK workers will look to leave their current jobs in order to progress their careers. Find out more.
A new survey conducted by the CBI and Accenture shows that one half of British businesses are planning to expand their workforce in 2015 – with permanent jobs outstripping temporary work.
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…