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A summary of news articles on graduate/student recruitment and development. 

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Student Recruitment
09 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Half of UK workers consider looking for a new job this year »
A survey of 2,000 employees, commissioned annually by accreditation body Investors in People (IIP), found that more than a...
09 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK labour productivity rises by just 0.1% »
Output per hour rose only 0.1% in July-September 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, according to the Office for Nat...
02 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Upcoming employment law changes businesses should be aware of in 2020 »
The director of Spratt Endicott Solicitors, Philomena Price, looks at upcoming employment law changes UK businesses must p...
02 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Half of Brits are dreading their return to work »
More than half (52%) of British adults are dreading the return to work after the festival season, according to Teach First...
24 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to hire top talent in 2020 »
Many firms are reviewing their policies to develop new recruitment strategies. LinkedIn revealed four key trends that empl...
19 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK employment hits record high, but wage growth slows »
The UK unemployment rate hits its lowest since 1975, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). However,...
18 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
One in five graduates not ready for work, research suggests »
Employers feel that nearly a fifth (17%) of graduates are not ready for the workplace, according to survey from Pearson Bu...
11 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Glassdoor announces winners of its Employees’ Choice Awards »
Glassdoor revealed its UK top 50 employers based on employees' anonymous reviews.  Google tops the list for 2020...
11 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hiring intentions hit seven-year low »
Poll suggests that Brexit uncertainty, the general election and a slowing global economy are causing a recruitment slowdow...
05 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Sticky labour market' preventing lower-paid workers to progress »
Lower-paid workers are not able to to progress in their roles due to a 'sticky labour market', a leading government advise...
26 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three tips for hiring Gen Z »
As Generation Z is slowly but surely entering the working world, recruiters are in urgent need to change their approach in...
20 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
60% of young people take on second jobs to meet costs of living »
Nearly half (42%) of recent university graduates and current students have joined the gig economy, according to Milkround...
13 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MyKindaFuture receives £2.75 million investment to increase workplace diversity »
MyKindaFuture has secured an £2.75m investment from Puma Private Equity to improve UK workplace diversity, and bridge the...
11 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK growth slowest since 2010 »
UK's economy has grown at the slowest annual pace in nearly a decade, according to the Office for National Statistics....
06 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The importance of Candidate Nurturing »
Candidate nurturing is one of the most powerful strategies that helps firms attract and engage passive candidates. ...
21 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Young people struggle to find secure work »
More than 20% of young people  are in temporary employment because they cannot find permanent work, Institute for E...
16 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Education & Employers launches new campaign to build 100,000+ volunteer network »
Children's socio-economic background and their gender affect their career aspirations, according to new research conducted...
03 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to attract future business leaders »
According to ISE's Inside student recruitment 2019 report, the number of graduates that firms recruited has increased by...
05 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gen Z is more optimistic about the future »
As Gen Z (born 1997-2010) enters the labour market, a new survey by Korn Ferry found that 60% of Gen Z is more optimistic...
04 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Negative recruitment experience can damage brands »
Brands who fail to meet candidate's expectations risk damaging their reputation, study revealed. The research by Reed...
22 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Half of graduate jobseekers are discouraged by jargon »
Milkrounds's study revealed half of UK jobseekers are put off applying for a role because of jargon in a job description....
14 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK wage growth hits 11-year high »
According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the wage growth reached 3.9%. In real terms, after adjusting for in...
06 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
4 best methods for modern student recruitment »
There are many traditional methods of acquiring new applicants such as such as word-of-mouth and open days. However, digit...
01 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Research reveals growing strength of the UK workforce »
New research from ADP shows increased optimism of the UK workforce and improvement in prospects since the financial crash....
30 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The UK's first Good Work Standard framework has been launched »
The mayor of London has launched London’s Good Work Standard, a new voluntary benchmarking scheme, to implement good manag...
26 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Most workers avoid moving jobs due to low salaries »
CV-Library surveyed 2000 UK professionals and found that 57 per cent are not moving jobs because of low pay. Accor...
06 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
T Levels: The NexT Level branding unveiled »
New T Level branding unveiled to boost awareness of the new courses ahead of the official launch in 2020. Providers a...
06 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
4 tactics for providing great candidate experience »
With candidate shortage, employers must work harder to attract and win candidates. Indeed surveyed 1,000 people who...
29 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recruitment Marketing in 2019 »
The face of recruitment marketing has changed over the last 10 years. Recruiters needed to change their tact to engag...
21 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Millennials and Gen Z increasingly pessimistic about the economy »
Despite current global economic growth, younger people are pessimistic about the economy in the UK and worldwide,&nbs...
16 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
40% Of Gen Z employees regret their career decisions »
Acording to data from Gartner’s Global Labor Market Survey, 40% of Gen Z respondents reported that they regret accept...
30 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Third of UK graduates overqualified for their job »
Data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows 31% of graduates are overeducated for the job they a...
24 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK financial services facing talent crisis »
A KPMG study has revealed that 65% of the UK’s population would not consider taking a role in financial services.The main...
17 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
April 2019 employment law changes »
Important issues include changes to the law on payslips, increases to the national minimum wage, maternity pay and redunda...
10 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 TARGETjobs Awards winners announced »
The winners of this year's TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards have been announced. IBM won the Graduate...

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