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UK hiring bounces back despite grim medium-term outlook

By Dawn Gibson UK hiring activity is picking up after the biggest rise in temporary placements in almost two years, despite extremely uncertain market conditions. The threat of ...

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Four out of five new hires don’t have the skills for the job, says Gartner

By Dawn Gibson A mere 16% of new employees possess the skills they need for their current and future roles, a clear sign that companies need to dramatically rethink their recrui...

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Hiring in the UK down 31% YoY, but is starting to show signs of recovery

Hiring in the UK is down 31% on this time last year, according to data from LinkedIn. Despite this still being a decrease, it is up from the -49% seen a month ago. New data from...

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London sees vacancies fall 23% week-on-week

London saw vacancies fall 23% in the week ending 10th May 2020 whilst across the UK in general, the drop was less severe, at 9%, according to Broadbean Technology. Some sectors,...

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Landmarc to guarantee recruitment interviews for military veterans

Military veterans will be guaranteed interviews for jobs with Landmarc Support Services (Landmarc), the company’s managing director, Mark Neill, has revealed. Neill is a militar...

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Only 5% of CEOs in the UK, US and Canada’s biggest listed companies from ethnic minority backgrounds

Research released by INvolve has found that of the major indices of the UK, US and Canada, only 5% of the CEOs are from an ethnic minority background. The analysis also highligh...

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Bad hiring shifts brand buying habits among consumers

- 73% would alter their relationship with a brand due to a negative recruitment procedure - A third would be less likely to use a brand’s products or services as a result of the...

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Hiring activity remains muted in May, REC reveals

The latest KPMG and REC UK Report on Jobs for May 2019 signalled that hiring trends remained subdued across the UK amid ongoing Brexit-related uncertainty. Permanent staff appoi...

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Brexit uncertainty having no effect on hiring in professional services, reports Ambition

Ambition has reported that despite the uncertainty around Brexit, hiring is showing no signs of slowdown. Business development and marketing hiring has been particularly prevale...

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57% only focused on short term when finding talent, Korn Ferry finds

Dynamic changes in business and a lack of focus on the future are impacting the way hiring professionals do their jobs. This is according to a global survey by Korn Ferry. While...