Tags: Opportunities

Turbulent economy causing Brits to look for a new career

Monster, the leader in successfully connecting people to job opportunities, has announced the results of a global poll revealing that more than 50 per cent of respondents are trying to switch careers because of the difficult economic climate. Of the countries surveyed, Brits are the most likely to try to want a career change, with…

Richard Nott: IT pros are cloudy about skills

The IT industry’s growth shows no sign of slowing down. Cloud is one sector in particular which is demonstrating significant growth and seemingly accelerating at a rapid pace. New research from IT specialist recruitment site, CWJobs, has shown that over two thirds (71%) of professionals are unsure of how to get skilled up in this…

Jon Ingham: Social media – the opportunities for HR

I’m going to start off my blogging at HR Review my commenting on another blog post – Social media – the challenges for HR I firstly want to correct a factual error, and then address the focus of the post. So: “It had become fairly common practice in the US for employers to either demand…

Number of employees enrolled in workplace pension schemes could increase up to 82%, but many employers remain blasé about the opportunities and threats

The vast majority of employers (88%) are fully aware of their requirements to auto-enrol staff into a pension scheme, but only half (51%) of those have looked beyond legal compliance and taken steps to ensure their pension arrangements meet the needs of the business and employees. That’s according to the latest research from the Chartered…