Category: recruiters

Calls for firms to be more strategic with recruiting diverse candidates

CIPD: ‘The findings of this report suggest that improvements in workforce diversity have happened by accident rather than design’.

Pandemic having negative impact on recruitment professionals’ mental health

Forty-six per cent of recruitment employees feel their work-life balance is worse than a year ago.

Employers’ hiring confidence on the up

REC: ‘Employers remain cautious and concerned about the future path of the economy – but are much more sanguine now about their own plans’.

UK businesses are optimistic about Covid-19 recovery

A survey of more than 1,500 executives has been carried out to understand how businesses are responding to this ongoing period of unprecedented economic change.

Kickstart scheme welcomed, but more needs to be done

FSB: ‘As schools and colleges in England open their doors to pupils, many for first time in half a year, it’s critical now more than ever that every pupil is afforded the best possible opportunity to succeed and give them the tools to thrive in their adult and working lives’.

Unemployment figures remain stable, but the challenge is now longer-term, says REC

Vacancies are showing increases in the latest period, driven by SMEs, some of which are reporting taking on additional staff to meet Covid-19 guidelines.

First week of August begins with record vacancy numbers

According to latest findings, hiring in the UK hit a record high last week since lockdown began, with the greatest number of jobs posted since mid-March.

Hiring in London on the up as lockdown eases

APSCo: ‘June signalled significant change for the capital’s businesses. With lockdown measures gradually being eased, it’s encouraging to see hiring creep up’.