Professional recruitment firms reported that overall vacancy numbers for permanent roles increased by 1% in May 2017, while demand for contractors decreased by 13% year-on-year, according to new survey data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). This stability in permanent employment is reflected in the most recent figuresRead More
Jaguar Land Rover are to use a new Gorillaz mixed reality app as an innovative recruitment tool. The app features a code-breaking challenge designed to test potential future engineering talent – with successful game players being fast-tracked through the company’s recruitment process.
This global initiative hopes to recruit more than 1000Read More
6CATS International has warned recruitment agencies and recruiters to ensure that their suppliers are fully compliant before committing to using their services.
The leading global contractor compliance consultancy has urged agency directors to check that all of their suppliers are fully compliant and operating in a completely transparent and legal way.Read More
At a time when the cost of commuting into London has never been higher, recruiters are increasingly shunning the City in favour of employers closer to home. That’s according to Hove based niche technology recruiter, MRL Group.
A case in point is Jack Emmingham, who recently joined MRL as a PrincipalRead More
Firms are losing top talent through failures in succession planning and the movement of talent within their businesses, according to an HR Innovation Practices Observatory run by Politecnico di Milano School of Management.
Firms often endorse the traditional ‘career ladder’ model, which moves talent vertically within a single business function. Yet thisRead More
The Heathrow third runway and Hinkley Point C projects have already contributed to skills shortages, according to One Way.
An analysis by the specialist construction and rail recruiter found that the choice of building a bridge, rather than a tunnel at Heathrow was mainly due to a shortage of talent. InRead More
After a minor drop in July, vacancies in the IT Sector and within technology companies rebounded in August, reaching the second-highest level in the past two years, according to the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).
The APSCo IT Trends Report found that demand in technology companies continues to make upRead More
Recruiters operating in male dominated fields can attract more female professionals if they demonstrate clearer career progression and provide requisite training, according to One Way.
The specialist construction and rail recruiter, which has been vocal about the need to address the gender imbalance in construction, has highlighted that a lack ofRead More
Professional recruitment firms reported that vacancy numbers remained stable in the month following the EU Referendum with 0.2% year-on-year growth in July 2016 according to new survey data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). This is in line with the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), whichRead More
A recent study has revealed that promotions are being offered without extra remuneration. Here’s the promotion without pay headlines:
94% of finance executives would promote an employee without offering them a pay rise
42% of Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) and Finance Directors (FDs) believe employee performance needs to be assessed in a