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Businesses increasingly value applicants with ‘soft’ skills, but a university education continues to be important
Bosses of two of the UK’s biggest accounting firms have expressed opposing views on the importance of having staff back in the office more frequently.
Iconic toymaker Lego is the latest firm to announce that staff will receive additional time off over the festive period, following the challenging working circumstances posed by the coronavirus pandemic
The team behind www.careermap.co.uk recently conducted a survey to look into the graduates and the struggles that face them in the current job market. Around 2,400 UK based graduates took part in the survey, who are either studying at university or have completed university and are now looking for a career.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a pilot scheme to ease the transition from university into employment by reducing the need for repeated health assessments when starting a new job.
Nurses have urged their regulator, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), to pull out of Stonewall’s diversity scheme and index, citing fears about being disciplined if they disagreed with the charity’s views on gender identity.
A US mortgage firm is being criticised after the boss fired 900 staff – all on the same Zoom call. That’s around 15 percent of the Better.com’s workers. In its promotional material, the mortgage company says it wants to make the mortgage process better for consumers, using technology to do this.
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We sat down with Steve Johnson, one of the Uk's leading experts in candidate attraction media to discuss everything from the demise of job boards to using graffiti to attract candidates
When the Queen gives the royal assent to joining events from home, we know that hybrid working is a firm fixture in the nation’s armoury. While in recovery from a hospital stay the monarch was able to virtually present the The Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry to poet David Constantine who was accompanied, in person by the Poet Laureate Simon Armitage. Blending in-person congratulations and online ceremony, the Queen was able to continue her duties; in her words ‘working mechanically’ from home.
CIPD warns Budget still leaves 'glaring gap on skills investment'
A new report signalled a further marked rise in hiring activity at the start of the final quarter of the year, leading to an inflation of starting pay.
When Tamara Littleton started her company, The Social Element, she was determined to make it a friendly place to work. However, one big setback for the business taught her that if a working atmosphere is too cordial, it may deter staff from telling each other when they are making mistakes.