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

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Student Development
20 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CEOs do not interact with their employees enough »
According to research from Unit4, 14% of UK employees think their CEO is unapproachable.  Furthermore, more than...
23 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
How job crafting can create a more personalised people experience »
Rob Baker, founder and director of HR consultancy Tailored Thinking, encourages employers to enable their workers to craft...
03 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employers expecting to increase investment in training »
A majority of employers (84%) are expecting to maintain or increase investment in training their staff, according to new s...
26 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Four in five workers would like more training at work »
Nearly four in five UK workers (77%) would like more training at work, according to research commissioned by the Associati...
20 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health & Safety experts urge the next government to address workplace health »
The total number of working days lost due to work-related stress, anxiety and depression in 2018-19 was 12.8 million days,...
20 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How internal communications can help you spread the L&D message effectively »
Partnering with internal communications team can help you personalise and improve your L&D message. Kerry Pascall...
20 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is AI affecting how we develop students? »
Entry-level workers are the most at risk of being replaced by AI, according to a report by McKinsey Global Institute....
28 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Female and younger leaders more likely to suffer from 'impostor feeling' »
More than half (54%) of female leaders admitted experiencing frequent impostor feeling, according to Heriot-Watt Universit...
24 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Half of employees dread or indifferent to performance reviews »
Research conducted by Cezanne HR revealed that nearly half of all UK employees (49%) are either indifferent to, or dread,...
26 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Four employee experience myths that must be challenged »
There are four popular myths around employee experience that HR should be aware of, vice president of advisory at Gartner...
26 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
International Happiness at Work Week: How to boost employee satisfaction »
In response to International Week of Happiness at Work (23rd – 27th September), Instant Offices conducted a survey on empl...
16 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
5 strategies to engage Millennials in the workplace »
It's predicted that by 2020 half of the workforce would be dominated by Millennials. With that in mind, David Morel,...
29 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Over half of UK employees have struggled with mental wellbeing »
A new research conducted by Opinium’s Workplace Mental Wellbeing found that more than a half (53%) of UK workers struggled...
29 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Five ways to build confidence in your learners »
Kerryn Gamble, Confidence Expert and Executive Director of Corporate Services at Ciaches Avenue, offers five approaches to...
22 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Developing resilient behaviours in students »
With unprecedented mental health crisis amongst young people, there's a perception that students do not know to handle str...
21 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Formal development needs to be higher up the agenda, survey suggests »
According to research from Ashridge Executive Education at Hult International Business School, on-the-job learning may not...
21 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The impact of learning environment on students' wellbeing »
With the rise in depression in young people, educational institutions need to address this issue by ensuring classrooms ar...
08 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flexible working benefits mental health, study finds »
An anonymous survey conducted by Wildgoose found that more than a third of flexible workers have seen an improvement in th...
06 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two-fifths of employers not measuring the success of benefits »
A survey conducted by Group Risk Development (GRiD) found that two-fifths of employers are not measuring the impact of the...
01 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to develop young workers »
ISE Student Development Survey 2019 revealed that employers were spending £3,850 a year on each of their entry level hire...
04 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
L&D professionals 'in the dark' with limited use of data »
L&D professionals are not utilising people analytics to make the most of their limited training resources, says a...
19 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Working eight hours a week is enough to boost mental health »
There is evidence that unemployment has a negative impact on mental health.  A study conducted by Cambridge Univ...
17 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Young people are most likely to say they have felt lonely »
The government has announced the launch of a campaign to tackle the stigma of loneliness.  'Let’s Talk Lonelines...
13 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Students are happy to have their mental health issues shared with their parents »
Two-thirds of students say universities should warn parents if they have mental health crisis, according to research....
12 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Microlearning: employers need to allow for time off work to facilitate learning »
86% of employees said they should be given time off during working hours to dedicate to professional learning, with 2...
06 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
£6m funding for universities and colleges to combat student suicides »
A £14.5m mental health programme has been unveiled by the Office for Students. The OfS the sector’s watchdog, has awa...
06 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
5 signs your company culture is failing »
According to research conducted by Harvard Business School professors John Kotter and James Heskett, businesses that...
06 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Succession planning: what professional services firms need to know »
As skills gap widen, it is more important than ever to identify talent young and establish a transparent succession plan...
09 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Students are turning to memes for mental health support »
According to YouGov survey, more than a quarter of students (27%) report having a mental health problem, and you...
09 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK staff tend to choose happiness over salary »
A survey led by management software specialist Wrike found that the most satisfied workers enjoyed their collaboratio...
02 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why it is crucial to invest in training of existing workforce »
David Willett, Director of Corporate Sales at The Open University, suggests companies to consider the long-term investment...
26 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Workers under 30 are more stressed than usual during winter »
The effect of winter on mental wellbeing - especially in younger employees - could have a lasting impact for the rest...
18 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Only a third feel empowered to innovate at work »
According to research published by Accenture, only a third of UK employees feel empowered to innovate. 91% of em...
11 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How can L&D become more relevant to the wider business? »
Roles change in response to evolving environments, and L&D is no exception.  Former academic and Chief Learnin...
27 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why 2019 is the year of the Talent Developer »
According to the 2019 Workplace Learning & Developmen Report conducted by LinkedIn, learning and development teams exp...

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