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

Technology & Innovation
09 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Four fifths of tech startups intend to hire more staff »
Nearly four fifths of young tech companies (79%) are planning to increase staff numbers in the next quarter, according to...
03 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employers must promote their tech investment, report says »
What Workers Want Report 2019, released by Hays, urges employers to promote their investment in automation when recruiting...
26 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gen Z is most likely to be influenced online »
According to Adobe's survey of 1,200 UK consumers evenly distributed across Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X and Baby Boomers, 43...
04 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Most UK workers embraced the automation »
In a survey of 14500 people, conducted by Hays UK, 86% said that automation changed their working lives for the better....
12 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Over half of workers lack essential digital skills »
More than half of UK adults (54%) do not have the essential digital skills needed for work, such as sharing documents ...
30 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three quarters of tech talent prepared to leave the UK for work »
According to recent studies, three out of four UK tech workers (75%) are willing to relocate. The findings come from...
23 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to remove AI bias »
The UK government recently announced that the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI) is to investigate potential bia...
09 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Automation is reshaping the workplace »
According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), 7.4% of all jobs in the UK are at high risk of automation in th...
01 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is your recruitment team ready for AI? »
AI is taking the world of Human Resources and Recruitment by a storm. However, the technology can’t succeed if underl...
23 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three ways to help employees embrace innovation »
Why so many employees tend to hate change? Dr Gero Decker, CEO Signavio, gives three tips to create employees th...
18 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
78 per cent of CIOs concerned about recruiting and training tech talent »
According to research from Barclaycard, more than three-quarters of UK Chief Information Officers (CIOs) worry about...
03 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The breakdown of STEM graduates in the UK »
More people pursuing a career in STEM industries will work towards reducing the gender imbalance in these areas and h...
27 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
An organisational challenge in the age of AI »
The Artificial Intelligence (AI) era will create the need for a mass up-skilling and re-skilling of the workforce,accordin...
13 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can technology transform employee wellbeing? »
The Health and Wellbeing survey released by CIPD and Simplyhealth showed that employees would like to be able to track the...
06 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New visa proposal for technology firms »
According to the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) report, many high-growth tech companies cannot find staff with the skills...
26 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The role of chatbots in candidate engagement »
According to Bullhorn's recent survey, 86% of recruiters believe that firms must embrace digital transformation to re...
19 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Benefits of technology uptake in higher education »
There's a growing expectation that the education secretary and universities minister due to receive independent advic...
13 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Google launches Hire recruitment application in UK »
First released in the US in 2017, Google Hire is an HR automation platform that allows headhunters and in-house recru...
07 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Automation creates more roles than it destroys »
Fears about robots taking jobs from human workers have swirled for years. And yet a new research from ManpowerGroup,...
31 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is digital transformation a PR and marketing term? »
Digital transformation is a very broad term. But, what it comes down to: how a business interacts with customers using tec...
30 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are AI algorithms prone to bias? »
In order to reduce the possibility for bias, recruiters are increasingly turning to machine  learning and algorithm...
29 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is a chatbot right for your business? »
Chatbots are becoming increasingly popular among online businesses.  “A chatbot works like talking with another...
15 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Digital progress in higher education »
The digital transformation has seen its implementation in just about all of major industries, and higher education is no e...
07 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nestlé launches Workplace by Facebook »
Nestlé unveils Workplace by Facebook as its global internal communication platform to integrate and connect its global emp...
20 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marvel legends join forces to inspire the next generation of engineering super heroes. »
The Government’s Year of Engineering campaign has teamed up with iconic comic brand Marvel, to launch an exciting campaign...
06 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AI to help diversity in recruitment »
Artificial Intelligence (AI) gets a lot of press coverage about replacing people. However, less well reported is its abili...
04 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recruitment tech for 2019 »
1. Predictive analytics 2. AI in job interviews 3. AI and machine learning for talent re-engagement 4. Advanced s...
03 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
XR tools to aid collaboration and remote working »
With companies shifting to remote-first approaches, tools such as XR will become essential to enable collaboration. &nb...
03 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
British firms to microchip workers »
The Daily Telegraph reported that a number of financial and legal British firms are in talks with Biohax, a Swedish compan...
03 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are you microchipping your workforce in 2019? »
Five workplace trends for 2019 1. Smart apps 2. Flexible working 3. Diversity will influence workplace 4. Imp...
03 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How AI can improve your recruitment process »
There are several ways AI (artificial intelligence) can help busy HR managers.  1. Improved job adverts - role req...
19 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AI in the workplace »
Many companies are now experimenting with AI to see how it would help them meet their business objectives.  Many a...