New analysis released this morning by the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) and funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) has found that the number of vacancies in the economy has fallen at a faster rate than at any time since vacancy records were first collected in 1948. The analysis uses vacancy data collected by […]
Vacancies in London dropped 23% during the week ending 10th May as speculation surrounding Boris Johnson’s easing of lockdown measures grew, according to the latest real-time statistics from the world’s largest network of job boards, Broadbean Technology. Across the UK, hiring activity dropped 9% during this period as companies remain cautious during the on-going uncertainty. ICT jobs […]
Latest data has revealed that while vacancies dropped by 5% in the week ending 2nd May, pockets of hiring remain, with the Education & Training sector dominating the recruitment market. The HR, Legal, Insurance and Finance arenas also reported an uptick in hiring, according to the real-time statistics from the world’s largest network of job […]
Latest data has revealed that the number of permanent vacancies in the week ending 26th April increased by 28% week-on-week. This marks the first time that demand for talent has risen in a month, as businesses begin to see a ‘glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel’. That’s according to the latest data […]
By Richard Shotton, behavioural scientist. Richard Shotton, one of the country’s top behavioural scientists, has partnered with recruitment platform Monster to give HR professionals insights into how understanding human behaviour can benefit recruitment and retention. In this latest article exclusively for freshbusinessthiking.com, he explains the importance of being distinctive in recruitment advertising. One of the […]
By John Bentley, CEO, elbo If one positive can emerge from the current COVID-19 threat to business that we are all facing, it’s the opportunity to innovate. In recent weeks, most business owners and SMEs have had to rapidly adjust and adapt their short-term operations, from the logistics of remote working to completely rethinking […]
According to the latest report from the UK’s leading independent job board, CV-Library, the UK job market has been hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak, as job postings and applications dropped by 15.1% and 10.3% respectively last month. The study, which explores job market data from March 2020 and compares this with figures from February 2020 […]
How do you go about hiring the right people for your business? I don’t believe there is anything more crucial than employing the correct calibre of people to make your business successful. You need to decipher what skills you should be looking for in these people, and how you go about measuring them. What is […]
Seventy one per cent of British Businesses do not believe David Cameron’s target of full employment will be achieved in the next five years, according to new research by leading UK job website, totaljobs.
Posted on 11th February 2016 in Recruitment.
By Adam Walsh, business director, The Right Fuelcard Training Company (TRFC) When the average recruitment cost of filling a vacancy clocks up between £3-4k – the importance of getting it right as a boss and manager can’t be understated. Finding the right staff remains a perennial concern for both small and medium sized businesses […]
Hiring the right person should be easier than ever before. We no longer have to rely on a newspaper advert, networking, or who we know to source candidates and, what’s more, we can manage the process easily online. So why is it that employers admit that one in three new employees are “less than ideal for the role”?