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30 Jan, 2012

Successful Recruitment Decisions

75% of an organisation’s total expenditure is spent on people, making them the most expensive asset. Making the right selection choice is therefore essential to the success of an organisation and the wellbeing of its staff. Effective talent measurement and occupational assessment can save organisations time and money while...

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30 Jan, 2012

Recruiters working through implementation challenges

The REC has published its latest AWR Monitor which tracks implementation issues and collates monthly data on the agency market. Although the regulations are creating specific challenges for agencies and their clients in some sectors, the demand for flexible staffing remains strong overall. Some of the key points from...

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30 Jan, 2012

Monster Worldwide Report 2011

2011 Bookings of $1.1 Billion, Increased 16% Year over Year; Global Careers Bookings Increased 18% Year over Year Sal Iannuzzi, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Monster Worldwide, said, “In 2011, our Global Careers bookings increased 18% year over year despite a more challenging economic environment in the...

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30 Jan, 2012

Graduate Jobs 2012

Today saw the release by AGR’s winter survey – the forecast for graduate jobs in 2012 according to 214 big name recruiters. The main points were salaries are up from £25k to £26k (the first time since 2008) although vacancies are down by 1.2%. You may recall another survey...

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30 Jan, 2012

Steady Growth

Throughout the first half of 2011, the IT recruitment sector was looking positive – stronger than many had anticipated. Director of sales, Pete Healey, explains that overall, positions advertised on The IT Job Board website increased over the course of the year, and the demand for IT professionals continued...

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12 Jan, 2012

Employment decline in December

Recruitment consultants have signalled a drop in the number of people placed in permanent jobs for the third successive month in December, according to the Report on Jobs published today by the REC and KPMG. The rate of contraction was at a similar modest pace to that seen in...

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12 Jan, 2012

Work Experience for GCSE Students

The REC has today called on Government to rethink plans to remove compulsory work experience for GCSE students. Enhancing awareness of the world of work was a core message of the REC’s Youth Employment Taskforce and the feedback from recruiters confirms that more needs to be done to prepare...

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12 Jan, 2012

UK graduates and International Competition

On Monday the 16th of January Brightest Minds will be delivering ‘Launch your career in…Banking and Finance’ a career insight and networking event for students looking to enter this competitive industry sector. This event comes as the growing concern amongst graduate employers and industry bodies continues to intensify over...

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12 Jan, 2012

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programmes, valuable support services usually reserved for large companies, are now available to SMEs. This follows the announcement that Right Management, a global leader in talent and career management workforce solutions within ManpowerGroup, has become the preferred partner of Croner. Croner is the UK expert in workplace...

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04 Jan, 2012

Job Outlook

The latest data from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s JobsOutlook shows that demand for temporary staff over the past month has remained stable and is up on the same time last year despite new regulations on agency work coming into force in October. The short term outlook for the...

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04 Jan, 2012

Threat To UK

Many of Britain’s financial leaders believe that a break-up of the euro would pose the biggest risk to financial jobs and business over the coming year, according to a new survey by financial services firm Deloitte. The finance directors surveyed in the research said that a Greek exit or...

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04 Jan, 2012

Job Opportunities

Job opportunities were 17 per cent higher in December compared to the same time last year and more than a fifth higher than two years ago, according to the Reed Job Index analysis of job vacancy trends from over 8,000 recruiters across the UK Seasonal falls in vacancies saw...

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