Jobseekers have a harder time finding jobs in some European countries than others, according to new research from Glassdoor.
Surprisingly, or perhaps unsurprisingly, depending on your current location within the country, it has been revealed that the South West is home to the UK’s friendliest workers. The area also boasts one of the lowest unemployment rates in the UK.
The unemployment rate in the UK has fallen to a seven year low, suggesting the green shoots of recovery are now developing into saplings. The figures do suggest though that wage rises are not proving particularly forthcoming.
The UK economy continues to grow, new figures have shown with a record number of people working and the amount being paid in salary also on the rise. However the outlook is not all rosy, there was a rise in the number of people claiming job seeker allowance, although the overall number of those out of work fell.
Having fallen by 206,000 over the past year, youth unemployment is now at the lowest level in nearly six years, down 4.5 percentage points compared to a year ago.
For its third consecutive year, specialist recruiter PageGroup has partnered with UK charity, Smart Works, to provide office attire to unemployed women on low incomes.
Increasing numbers of UK employers are turning to young workers to fill their skills gaps, signalling the end of an austere decade for young jobseekers, new research from the CIPD finds.
The labour market data for the three months to May 2015 showed that unemployment rose by 15,000 to 1.85 million, while the pace of pay rises also increased.
It’s good news for the UK, with employment at its highest level since 1971. Whilst this is clearly a positive result for the nation, recruitment professionals need to be on top of their game if it means they are to snap up top talent in an increasingly competitive market.
Whitbread have announced that they plan to create 6,000 apprenticeships by 2020 throughtout their Premier Inn and Costa branches.
Employment figures are still rising, according to the latest report from the ONS, but do the numbers show real term progress?
Unemployment is at an all time low according to the Office of National Statistics, but issues such as youth unemployment and skills shortages are still affecting the economy.
Employers in some parts of the country are almost twice as likely to offer work experience as their counterparts in other areas, according to a report published today.
A new milestone has been reached with the unemployment rate falling below 6% for the first time in six years.
Highlights Total advertised vacancies shoot up to 936,596 in October 2014, growing 3.4% month-on-month and rising by 25.1% compared to October 2013 Advertised vacancies outnumber jobseekers for the first-time since the recession, with 936,596 vacancies and 887,771 jobseekers in October 2014 Salary packets rise above the rate of inflation in October, as average advertised salaries…