Confidence is certainly key in the current market and while latest job market data tells us that salaries have increased across Britain, professionals are still discontent with the level of pay on offer in the UK.
Why don’t people want to leave jobs right now?
The job market is more competitive than ever throughout the UK and new research has revealed that SMEs are struggling to find enthusiastic young candidates for roles, with many not even having any previous work experience.
Against the backdrop of record employment and ongoing Brexit negotiations, employers in London are bearish about hiring, according to new research.
Some companies are likely to impose a hiring freeze following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, with firms likely to postpone decisions or opt for interims.
All roles should be advertised as flexible unless there is a strong and continuing business reason otherwise, a committee of MPs has concluded in a report on the gender pay gap.
The essence of good HR practice is to get the right people into the right roles and to create a healthy organisational culture where everyone can add real value to the business. Part of this involves ensuring that you do not hire the ‘wrong people’.
Dupsy Abiola is a changemaker, a restless spirit, who sees problems and then attempts to solve them. After watching her sister struggle to find work after university, she quit her job in order to build Intern Avenue, a platform that assists entry level talent find jobs in business.
Microsoft, the computer giant, has been trying for some time to diversify its workforce, however recent efforts have not got the company that far.
Professional recruitment companies are now offering six percent more vacancies to job seekers than this time last year, new research from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has found.
Job interviews are, for the most part, nerve jangling affairs that bring on feelings of nervousness, trepidation and in particularly bad cases, nausea.
Substantial wage rises are unlikely over the next 12 months as the majority of employers report they are having little problem hiring the staff they need, according to the latest CIPD Labour Market Outlook (LMO) survey.
Ninety-four per cent of UK employers are operating with limited capacity to take on more work, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). With three quarters of employers (76 percent) signalling that economic conditions are improving, and almost half saying that confidence in hiring and investment decisions are ‘getting better’, businesses are actively looking to take on more staff.
UK employers are facing even greater skills shortages and rising wage pressures, according to a new report from Hays plc, the global professional recruiting group.
Most employers feel confident about the prospect of another coalition government having little impact on their hiring and investment decisions.