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The reasons why top talent leave their jobs

Staff retention is something that a lot of companies struggle with. While it’s perfectly natural for people to want to move on after some time, if you find yourself being given that dreaded resignation letter time and time again, there’s … Continue reading

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Five things recruiters don’t want to see on your CV

If you’re currently on the search for a new job but don’t seem to be having much luck, there could be something on your CV which is putting potential employers off inviting you in for an interview. So much time … Continue reading

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What candidates really want to see on your job adverts

A recent survey has revealed what really motivates candidates to apply for one job over another. Perhaps unsurprisingly, pay has come out on top as the most important factor. With 90% of respondents saying that salary is their top priority, … Continue reading

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UK unemployment falls to record low

New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed that UK unemployment has fallen to its lowest rate since records began. In the first quarter of 2017, the number of people not in employment fell by another 64,000 … Continue reading

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Six tips to improve the quality of your hires

With less than a quarter of UK businesses saying they’re confident about measuring the quality of their hires, finding and retaining the right people is more important than ever. How exactly do you achieve this however? Below we have listed … Continue reading

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The most in-demand workers in the UK

As many companies are increasing their recruitment intake, the nation’s job prospects are well and truly improving. While nearly half of all workers admit to keeping an eye out for new opportunities, it’s evident that we’re feeling more confident about … Continue reading

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Recruitment Market Analysis (Infographic)

The latest recruitment market analysis reveals that when it comes to permanent vacancies, the automotive, sport & leisure and banking sectors have witnessed the biggest increase over the last quarter. When it comes to temporary vacancies, agriculture, fishing & forestry, … Continue reading

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Recruitment Market Analysis (Infographic)

The latest recruitment market analysis has revealed that there has been an increase in permanent and temporary roles both on a month-on-month and year-on-year basis. There’s more great news for jobseekers as average advertised salaries have increased by 0.36% on … Continue reading

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The perks which can stop your employees from quitting

With so much to think about when it comes to recruitment and the day-to-day running of a business, benefits are something which are often overlooked by employers. As well as being a fantastic way to attract quality candidates to your … Continue reading

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89% of companies won’t let Brexit affect their hiring plans

A recent survey which was carried out by The 5% Club has revealed that 89% of companies won’t let Brexit dampen their hiring spirits. Nine out of ten of the companies who were questioned said that they are absolutely confident … Continue reading

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