Tag Archives: Uk Jobs Market

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 to avoid making a bad hire

Recruitment is difficult to get right and sometimes no matter how thorough you are throughout the process, a candidate you thought would be the perfect fit, isn’t. While this can and does happen from time-to-time, if you’re regularly left doubting … Continue reading

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The UK’s job hopping habits – infographic

People don’t just change their jobs more often these days, we’re not averse to changing careers altogether either. Whether this comes down to ‘grass is greener syndrome’ or the fact that technology has made us open to more opportunities than … Continue reading

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Why providing a positive candidate experience is a key part of recruitment

The recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) have said that employers must pay more attention to their recruitment process if they are to provide a positive … 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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Five great reasons to work in finance

Whether you’re a recent graduate or you’re considering a career change, there are many benefits of working in finance. From an impressive starting salary to fantastic career progression opportunities, below we have highlighted just a few great reasons to consider … 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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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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