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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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Recruiters: don’t ask for a Jedi or a genius

Job seekers are put off by trendy new titles in ads like jedi, wizard, superhero or genius, new US research finds. While recruiters are getting increasingly creative in their se...

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Over 83,000 benefit from career advisory services provided by Sigmar’s COVID Response Jobs initiative

Since the launch of Sigmar Recruitment’s COVID Response Jobs initiative three months ago, it has seen 83,716 jobseekers benefit from its career advisory services, including vide...

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January job seekers increase for the first time since Brexit referendum, according to Acorn

The number of UK job seekers looking to start the new year with a new job has risen for the first time since the 2016 Brexit referendum, according to data from Acorn. The amount...

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Job seeker numbers up 24% YoY in December, Morgan McKinley London reveals

Morgan McKinley’s Q4 London Employment Monitor details City hiring trends from October through December 2019. The fourth quarter of the year saw uncharacteristically brisk movem...

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Job seekers down 37% YoY in October, Morgan McKinley London reveals

Morgan McKinley has released its London Employment Monitor for October 2017. Compared to the year to date, October was a relatively quiet month on the political front. Neverthel...

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Job seekers down 49% YoY in April, Morgan McKinley London finds

Morgan McKinley has released its London Employment Monitor for April 2017. The second quarter of 2017 got off to a sinking start with a 16% decrease in jobs available, month-on-...

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Three quarters of those considered for jobs don’t meet requirements, says Alexander Mann Solutions

A recent report from Alexander Mann Solutions, in conjunction with Social Talent, has revealed a lack of efficiency in the hiring process which it says can be potentially damagi...

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UK jobseekers and employers face huge skills mismatch, says IPPR

Huge mismatches exist between the workers UK employers need and the qualifications that jobseekers possess, according to a data tool developed by the think tank IPPR and the ana...

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More than 4 in 10 employees actively searching for jobs on daily basis

New data has revealed a new job seeking culture that sees the line between active and passive job-hunting blurring. Jobsite conducted research with over 11,000 users, and found ...