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Employers expect to increase their graduate job vacancies by 11% this year, marking a return to double-digit growth, reports the Institute of Student Employers (ISE).
The annual Student Recruitment Pulse survey by the ISE (formerly Association of Graduate Recruiters) reported the intentions of 103 of the UK’s largest student employers, which hired 12,994 graduates and 4,937 apprentices in 2017.
This year employers are primed to offer an additional 1,423 graduate jobs1.
This marks a return… Read more
As employer confidence in the economy drops for a third month in a row, a recruitment trade body has called for ‘political leadership’ to fix any impending problems.
With many employers fearing that economic conditions are getting worse, recruitment of temporary workers is falling off a cliff face – down nine per cent across all sectors.
Jobs aggregator Adzuna has recreated the iconic London tube map by showing average salaries near each tube station, but does it show bias towards the capital?
With jobs near the Barbican district – famed for its arts centre and expensive flats – offering the highest average wage at over £52,700, other high paying locations include Monument, Bank and Cannon Street.
Surprisingly, wages in Kensington and Chelsea, one of the UK’s wealthiest areas, were among the lowest in the capital averaging… Read more
While unemployment continues to fall, self-employment is actually declining and it’s becoming even tougher for businesses to find appropriately skilled staff.
Today’s official figures from the Office for National Statistics reveal UK unemployment fell by 3,000 to 1.44m in the three months to November, with the UK's unemployment rate at a four-decade low of 4.3% and the number of people in work rising by 102,000 in the three months to November, taking total… Read more
The number of temporary employees in the UK fell by 2.5% to a total of 1.57 million in the three-month period from September to November 2017 when compared to the same period a year ago, according to seasonally adjusted figures released by the Office for National Statistics.
Temporary workers are self-identified when surveyed by the ONS, and they include those who are on fixed-period contracts, agency temp workers, casual workers, seasonal workers and others… Read more
Businesses around the world are bolstering efforts to improve the workplace experience, driven in part by record low unemployment and a rise in business confidence, according to a report from Randstad Sourceright.
The report, which is based on a global survey of more than 800 C-suite and human capital leaders, found that 51% of employers plan to increase their investments in on-site benefits and innovative technologies this year to improve productivity and retain top talent.… Read more
Most employers in Mainland China are confident they can somehow find the talent they need in the coming year despite admitting skill shortages could impact their business in 2018, according to data from Hays.
The research showed that 74% of organisations in China are confident they can find the talent they need in 2018 despite shortages. However, when asked if skill shortages have the potential to hamper the effective operation of their business or… Read more
The UK took the top spot out of 153 nations and jumped up from fifth place last year, scoring particularly well on technological readiness (fourth) and the size and education of its workforce (third).
The rankings were based on 15 different factors including property rights, innovation, taxes, technology, corruption, freedom (personal, trade and monetary), red tape and investor protection.
Britain snagged a spot in the top 25 countries of each metric except one: political… Read more
The IHS Markit/REC Report on Jobs – published today – provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies.
Faster growth of permanent staff placements
Permanent staff placements increased at the quickest pace since August at the end of the year as agencies reported on strong demand for staff. At the same time, growth of temp billings remained sharp despite softening since November.
Demand… Read more
Britain’s job market continued to thrive in the first week of 2018, figures released by totaljobs have revealed. A record 54,000 jobs were advertised on totaljobs between 1st and the 7th January 2018, 9,000 (20%) more than in the same period last year.
The data reveals that Travel, Leisure & Tourism (+53%) and Customer Services (+42%) were among the fastest moving sectors, while 1,000 extra engineering roles were advertised on totaljobs. While in spite of Brexit… Read more