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Flexible working has increased five-fold in the UK

An analysis of working trends carried out by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has found that the number of employees working flexible hours has increased five-fold in the last two decades. Back in 1999, just 9.5% of workers … Continue reading

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5 interesting recruitment facts and what they mean for employers and job seekers

We might not have a Prime Minister or a clue what’s going on with Brexit and summer has so far been a complete washout but at least the current jobs market is something to get excited about. According to data … Continue reading

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Workplace health problems are costing Britain £77.5bn a year

A survey carried out by the insurance provider, Vitality has revealed that health-related lost productivity in Britain’s workplaces is costing the UK economy an incredible £77.5bn a year. The report in question, titled Britain’s Healthiest Workplace, also revealed a sharp … Continue reading

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UK employment rate hits record figures

Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed that the number of people in employment in the UK has reached a record 32.7 million. Although the country is facing a period of uncertainly, the 76.1% employment rate experienced … Continue reading

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How jobseeker behaviour is changing

The recruitment industry has evolved dramatically over the last decade thanks to continued advancements in technology. Fortunately, the days where recruiters would sit around waiting for candidates to come in and register with them are long gone. Thanks to the … Continue reading

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The challenges that recruiters are facing in 2018

The combination of a skills shortage and workers being increasingly reluctant to move jobs thanks to the uncertainty of Brexit, means that recruiters have their fair share of challenges to face in 2018. If you’re worried about how you’re going … Continue reading

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3 recruitment trends according to experts

Recruitment is fast-paced and with technology improving and evolving all the time, it means that the industry is subjected to frequent changes. The professional networking site, LinkedIn has for example had a huge impact on how recruiters search for candidates. … Continue reading

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With vacancies and salaries on the rise, the UK’s job market is flourishing

According to data published by CV-Library, both job vacancies and salaries were on the rise in the UK in the last quarter of 2017. It was found that advertised pay increased by 2.7% quarter-on-quarter and 1% year-on-year. Compared to the … Continue reading

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What does the future of recruitment look like?

Leading HR technology company, CareerArc, surveyed more than 1,000 professionals about the current and future state of recruitment. The infographic below provides a helpful guide to what’s happening before and after candidates submit a job application, as well as the risks and … Continue reading

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The bad habits your colleagues want you to break

Most of us want to be liked by our work colleagues and will therefore avoid all the most obvious office annoyances. Singing out loud, constantly talking while people are trying to work, eating smelly foods at our desk and not … Continue reading

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