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....The global "ransomware" computer hack last week once again raised concerns about the acute shortage of cyber-security skills in many countries. There have been plenty of warnings about this - and IBM's general manager for security, Marc van Zadelhoff, has called for a different approach to recruitment. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Whether you're sacking someone in person or putting it in writing, the general message is keep it concise. "Being to the point, and not having an hour-long chat about the last football game before sharing the decision is very important," says Jeannine Hertel, chief operating officer at the Singapore operation of recruitment firm Mercuri Urval. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. Employers in the UK are struggling to fill vacancies after the sharpest drop for more than a year in the number of available candidates, according to a report that points to more recruitment difficulties ahead once Brexit bites. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....”. Ben Russell, group chief executive of Russell Taylor Holdings – which recruits for construction, engineering, warehousing and manufacturing – said: “Transline has been a growing force within the industrial recruitment industry for nearly three decades. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... . Hate speech, terror recruitment videos and sexual images of children all took too long to be removed, said the Home Affairs Select Committee report. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... Employees also receive grants of Amazon shares and a company pension. “We are thrilled to begin recruitment for 1,200 new permanent roles in Warrington with competitive wages and comprehensive benefits starting on day one,” said Perego. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....It added that it expected to meet current forecasts for its performance for the rest of the year. In a separate announcement, EasyJet said it would be launching its largest pilot recruitment drive in June, as it looks for an additional 450 pilots. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....3% and expected to rise over coming months. Pay expectations are now at their weakest in three and a half years, according to the survey of more than 1,000 employers by HR specialists the CIPD and Adecco, the recruitment agency. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... . "Other appropriate steps will be taken to minimise the number of compulsory redundancies, including the active management of Standard Life's and Aberdeen's recruitment and vacancies. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The first top TV job to fall vacant is likely to be at ITV, with Crozier departing at the end of June. Finance director Ian Griffiths will step up to chief operating officer and run the company for an interim period, while the chairman, Sir Peter Bazalgette, becomes executive chairman and oversees the recruitment of Crozier’s replacement. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Pret a Manger has embarked on a charm offensive to attract more British workers as it faces up to potential staff shortages after Brexit. “Traditionally at Pret we just had our recruitment centre and everybody just came to us,” said its chief executive, Clive Schlee. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... In fact, more than 190 employers have signed up to the government’s Social Mobility Business Compact scheme, which aims to “address elitism and improve social mobility by encouraging businesses to open up opportunities to everyone”. As one of the lead signatories, Deloitte has introduced new ways to broaden out its recruitment. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The response led to an angry reaction from nursing chiefs. The RCN’s chief executive, Janet Davies, said the 1% cap on basic pay increases in the public sector was “fuelling a recruitment and retention crisis” that was risking patient safety. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....In the UK, about 65% of its workforce is drawn from EU countries other than Britain. The company has traditionally relied on its website to fill vacancies, with applicants directed to a recruitment centre in London, but it has started advertising roles in job centres and on social media to try to attract British workers. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Brexit and the coming food crisis: ‘If you can’t feed a country, you haven’t got a country’ image
.... But many more are just seasonal, coming and going at short notice. Every single one is interviewed for a job by a member of Kay’s team; they run temporary recruitment centres in town halls and civic libraries across eastern Europe. ...
Sports Direct recruiter Transline sold to rival Russell Taylor Group image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 05:16:24 PM
....”. Ben Russell, group chief executive of Russell Taylor Holdings – which recruits for construction, engineering, warehousing and manufacturing – said: “Transline has been a growing force within the industrial recruitment industry for nearly three decades. ...
University of Apple  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 11:03:56 PM
....The global "ransomware" computer hack last week once again raised concerns about the acute shortage of cyber-security skills in many countries. There have been plenty of warnings about this - and IBM's general manager for security, Marc van Zadelhoff, has called for a different approach to recruitment. ...
EasyJet half-year loss widens on weaker pound image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 07:28:42 AM
....It added that it expected to meet current forecasts for its performance for the rest of the year. In a separate announcement, EasyJet said it would be launching its largest pilot recruitment drive in June, as it looks for an additional 450 pilots. ...
Jobs market will suffer a Brexit slowdown, say experts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 11:01:29 PM
....3% and expected to rise over coming months. Pay expectations are now at their weakest in three and a half years, according to the survey of more than 1,000 employers by HR specialists the CIPD and Adecco, the recruitment agency. ...
Pret a Manger considers putting New York IPO on the menu image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 02:23:58 PM
....In the UK, about 65% of its workforce is drawn from EU countries other than Britain. The company has traditionally relied on its website to fill vacancies, with applicants directed to a recruitment centre in London, but it has started advertising roles in job centres and on social media to try to attract British workers. ...
You're fired! image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 01:38:41 PM
....Whether you're sacking someone in person or putting it in writing, the general message is keep it concise. "Being to the point, and not having an hour-long chat about the last football game before sharing the decision is very important," says Jeannine Hertel, chief operating officer at the Singapore operation of recruitment firm Mercuri Urval. ...
Aberdeen-Standard deal 'to cost 800 jobs' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 06:34:28 AM
.... . "Other appropriate steps will be taken to minimise the number of compulsory redundancies, including the active management of Standard Life's and Aberdeen's recruitment and vacancies. ...
UK firms struggle to find employees – even before Brexit bites image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 05:01:52 AM
. Employers in the UK are struggling to fill vacancies after the sharpest drop for more than a year in the number of available candidates, according to a report that points to more recruitment difficulties ahead once Brexit bites. ...
TV's got talent: top jobs in UK broadcasting up for grabs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 06:29:22 AM
....The first top TV job to fall vacant is likely to be at ITV, with Crozier departing at the end of June. Finance director Ian Griffiths will step up to chief operating officer and run the company for an interim period, while the chairman, Sir Peter Bazalgette, becomes executive chairman and oversees the recruitment of Crozier’s replacement. ...
Social media giants 'shamefully far' from tackling illegal content image
.... . Hate speech, terror recruitment videos and sexual images of children all took too long to be removed, said the Home Affairs Select Committee report. ...
General election: May paves way for end to pledges on NI and income tax image
....The response led to an angry reaction from nursing chiefs. The RCN’s chief executive, Janet Davies, said the 1% cap on basic pay increases in the public sector was “fuelling a recruitment and retention crisis” that was risking patient safety. ...
Pret a Manger tries to woo British workers as Brexit looms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 07:01:44 PM
....Pret a Manger has embarked on a charm offensive to attract more British workers as it faces up to potential staff shortages after Brexit. “Traditionally at Pret we just had our recruitment centre and everybody just came to us,” said its chief executive, Clive Schlee. ...
Amazon creates 1,200 jobs at warehouse equipped with advanced robotics image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 10:34:55 AM
.... Employees also receive grants of Amazon shares and a company pension. “We are thrilled to begin recruitment for 1,200 new permanent roles in Warrington with competitive wages and comprehensive benefits starting on day one,” said Perego. ...
How can companies cut the UK's class pay gap? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 05:30:08 AM
.... In fact, more than 190 employers have signed up to the government’s Social Mobility Business Compact scheme, which aims to “address elitism and improve social mobility by encouraging businesses to open up opportunities to everyone”. As one of the lead signatories, Deloitte has introduced new ways to broaden out its recruitment. ...
Sports Direct staff supplier Transline faces administration image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 03:57:01 PM
....An employment agency that provides staff for Sports Direct's largest warehouse is facing administration. Transline Group said it was suffering from "tighter margins in the recruitment industry". ...
Sports Direct agency Transline preparing for insolvency image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 10:49:04 AM
....It also follows the firm being axed last month from supplying temporary warehousing staff to the world’s largest retailer Amazon, and comes two weeks after the company announced that Colin Beasley – who was the majority shareholder when the group founded - had left its board. A Transline spokesperson said: “The company has suffered as a result of a continued move to tighter margins in the recruitment industry. ...
Brexit brain drain threatens UK universities, MPs warn image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 05:00:39 AM
....”. Prof Sir Robert Lechler, president of the Academy of Medical Sciences, said he was more concerned about the recruitment of people than future access to funding. ...
'You're hired Mr Happy' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 11:03:35 PM
....". In explaining the thinking behind this rather novel approach to recruitment, Mr Timpson, 74, says that while you can train someone to do a job, you cannot train their personality. ...
'It was like the tap turned off on job applications': SMEs post Brexit vote image
. For many SMEs Brexit is proving a recruitment nightmare. ...
Australia to introduce stricter rules on working visas image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 07:38:55 AM
....The 457 visa programme is used mainly to hire foreign workers in the restaurant, IT and medical industries - the majority came from India, the UK and China. But PM Malcolm Turnbull said it would be abolished to prioritise the recruitment of Australian nationals. ...
Rise of the intern minority harms job hopes for the majority image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 07:11:58 PM
.... But many of the positions do not offer meaningful learning opportunities, have poor working conditions, and are inaccessible to young people without the connections or the knowhow to obtain one. The thinktank said focus groups conducted with graduates revealed that “discrimination, low confidence in navigating opaque recruitment practices, and a lack of knowledge in how to find good placements, can prevent young people from less privileged backgrounds from securing an internship. ...
UK firms 'struggling to recruit staff' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 01:07:25 AM
....The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) spoke to 7,300 businesses in the manufacturing and services sectors, and found the percentage seeking to hire had grown by up to 9% in the last quarter. But most also experienced "high levels of recruitment difficulties" which the BCC said was a risk to growth. ...
The money machine: how a high-profile corruption investigation fell apart image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 05:00:26 AM
.... Money can flow unhindered between countries, but police officers cannot, so it is always more difficult to prosecute a crime than to commit one. At the start of each year, Ukraine budgets for the money it plans to reclaim from its deposed rulers, and at the end of the year activists from the Anti-Corruption Action Centre (an NGO that oversees recruitment of Ukraine’s new anti-corruption detectives) calculate how much of that money prosecutors actually found. ...
The good stuff image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 11:19:56 PM
.... . "Engaged employees lead not only to better corporate performance, but also significant cost savings through stronger retention and more targeted recruitment based on cultural appreciation," she says. ...
Barclays boss used bank's security team to hunt for whistleblower image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 09:06:17 AM
....The letters are understood to have made allegations about the previous conduct of Tim Main, who worked with Staley at US bank JP Morgan and was then recruited to Barclays in a senior role last June. Main declined to comment but, according to Barclays, the letters raised concerns of “a personal nature about the senior employee, Mr Staley’s knowledge of and role in dealing with those issues at a previous employer, and the appropriateness of the recruitment process followed on this occasion by Barclays”. ...
Gender pay gap image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 11:50:56 AM
....She said the problem was that "just a handful" of engineering apprentices and graduates are female. "Until we are able to move the dial on female recruitment we are unlikely to see much movement on closing the gender pay gap," she added. ...
Deliveroo accused of 'creating vocabulary' to avoid calling couriers employees image
.... The document provides carefully worded example sentences to explain how work practices can be described – and how they can’t. Instead of hiring riders at a recruitment centre, for example, senior staff undertake “onboarding” at a “supply centre”. ...
You're hired? New levy and tougher rules signal apprenticeship shakeup image
....While engineering has long relied on apprenticeships there is hope the levy will also encourage other sectors to open themselves up to employing more people through paid training schemes. The accountancy firm Deloitte says even before the levy, white collar apprenticeships were becoming more important as its sector realised the business benefits of casting a wider recruitment net. ...
UK's gender pay rankings will put discrimination under spotlight image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of April 2017 12:16:22 PM
....8%. The company has been looking at how to entrench gender equality through its recruitment, management, pay, environment and giving people ways to speak up. ...
Help us fix Brexit labour shortage with Saturday jobs, say employers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 1st of April 2017 12:23:10 PM
....Her comments come as the hospitality sector this week became the first major UK industry to set out a plan to reduce its dependence on EU workers. Without future EU migration, the British Hospitality Association said, hotels, restaurants and others faced a recruitment crisis, with upwards of 60,000 workers per year needed in addition to the ongoing recruitment of 200,000 workers to replace churn. ...
Clean up your act on diversity, government tells FTSE companies image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 11:36:15 AM
....It concluded that helping black and minority ethnic people to progress in their careers at the same rate as their white counterparts could add £24bn a year to the British economy. McGregor-Smith, a Conservative peer and the former chief executive of facilities management company Mitie, said recruitment processes, biases and, in some cases, outright discrimination had held back workers from BME backgrounds. ...
Sports Direct workers paid less than minimum wage yet to get back pay image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 10:15:04 AM
.... However, written evidence sent to the inquiry by one agency chief executive suggested poor practices are common. A submission by Adrian Gregory, the director of London-based recruitment agency Extraman and a campaigner against abuses within the industry, said: “Having spent 30 years in the business, I would … suggest that my particular part of the recruitment industry, that dealing with unskilled industrial staff, currently operates with little regard for the law and none whatever for any ethical considerations. ...
The British jobs Brexit makes hard to fill image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 04:00:06 PM
.... And pressures will only grow, because a third of doctors plan to retire by 2020. Care homes, where underfunding and recruitment problems have reached crisis levels, are also hugely reliant on EU-born workers. ...
Pret a Manger to pay work experience recruits after criticism of unpaid scheme image
....Pret a Manger has said it will now pay hundreds of teenagers it plans to hire this summer, after campaigners criticised the company for offering work experience roles for free food but no pay. The Guardian reported that the sandwich chain hoped to solve its looming recruitment crisis by offering 500 16- to 18-year-olds a week of unpaid work experience. ...
Pret a Manger looks to UK's teenagers to tackle looming staff crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:03 AM
. Pret a Manger is hoping to solve its looming recruitment crisis by offering 500 British teenagers a week of unpaid work experience. ...
Boss of British Gas owner gets 40% pay rise as millions live in fuel poverty image
....Much of the increase in Conn’s remuneration package is a £1. 4m “recruitment award”, compensation for rewards he forfeited when he joined Centrica in January 2015 after a 29-year career at BP. ...
Google promises to take action on 'hateful' content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 08:15:36 AM
....A recent investigation by the Times found adverts from a range of well-known firms and organisations had appeared alongside content from supporters of extremist groups on YouTube. Last week, ministers summoned Google for talks at the Cabinet Office after imposing a temporary restriction on the government's own adverts, including for military recruitment and blood donation campaigns. ...
Advertising control image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 12:07:48 AM
. One of the biggest challenges for advertisers right now is "to make sure your advert doesn't end up next to a recruitment video for Isis", says Matt Scheckner, founder of an advertising industry extravaganza being held in London this week. ...
Google apologises after ads appear next to extremist content image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 10:09:41 AM
....Read Rory's blog in full. Last week, ministers summoned Google for talks at the Cabinet Office after imposing a temporary restriction on the government's own adverts, including for military recruitment and blood donation campaigns. ...
'Out of control' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 12:02:11 AM
...."I knew there needed to be something for people with disabilities who just need a little bit of flexibility from their employers," she says. So she decided to quit her government job and launch Enabled Employment, a recruitment consultancy that helps people with a disability find paid work. ...
George Osborne is laughing at us as he takes his Evening Standard job | Aditya Chakrabortty image
....The fundamental job of any free press is to hold power to account. This recruitment blows that idea out of the water. ...
French advertising giant pulls out of Google and YouTube image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 03:08:24 PM
....An investigation by the Times claimed that as well as taxpayer-funded ads from the government, ads from several media and retail companies including Channel 4, the BBC, Argos and L’Oréal also appeared alongside extremist content on Google and YouTube. A government spokeswoman said: “Digital advertising is a cost-effective way for the government to engage millions of people in vital campaigns such as military recruitment and blood donation. ...
YouTube: UK government suspends ads amid extremism concerns image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 11:15:21 AM
.... . Ministers have summoned Google for talks at the Cabinet Office after imposing a temporary restriction on its own ads - including for military recruitment and blood donation campaigns - appearing on YouTube. ...
Google summoned   by ministers as government pulls ads over extremist content image
....Pressure mounted on Google as Isba, an organisation representing British advertisers with hundreds of members, urged the company to overhaul its practices. A government spokeswoman said: “Digital advertising is a cost-effective way for the government to engage millions of people in vital campaigns such as military recruitment and blood donation. ...
Has the tech bubble peaked? Signs that the startup boom may be fizzling image
....Today, rents are still expensive, but the market has plateaued after years of painful increases. It’s part of a broader trend in the Bay Area: Silicon Valley’s technology bubble has had some of its wind knocked out – not bursting, but fizzling – with VCs making fewer investments, startup valuations falling, and recruitment slowing. ...
Public sector workers first to face cut in real pay, says thinktank image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 07:32:43 AM
....“Pay is now actually falling and, worse, is expected to continue for the rest of the parliament, with levels at the end of the parliament dropping back to levels last seen in 2004. “Although public sector pay restraint is important to the government’s deficit reduction plans, falling real pay is likely to see increasing recruitment strains. ...
Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham to stand down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 03:30:33 PM
....In the tweeted statement Charles Gurassa, the chairman of Channel 4, wishes Abraham well in his “future new enterprise”. He added: “I will be undertaking a comprehensive recruitment process over the next months to ensure that Channel 4 continues to have outstanding leadership into the future. ...
Employment agency at centre of Sports Direct scandal axed by Amazon image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 07:52:39 PM
....Transline Group, one of the employment agencies at the centre of the Sports Direct scandal, has been axed from supplying temporary warehousing staff to Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer. Transline workers deployed in five of Amazon’s 12 UK warehouses are to be transferred to two rival employment agencies over the coming days and weeks in the latest blow to the recruitment group that was exposed by the Guardian in December 2015 for failing to pay its workers at Sports Direct the national minimum wage. ...
Call to boycott Tesco over 'endangered' white men claim image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 01:31:13 PM
....”. In the private sector, women accounted for just 29% of directors appointed in the UK last year, according to the recruitment firm Egon Zehnder, the lowest proportion since 2012. ...
Tesco chairman: White men 'endangered species' in UK boardrooms image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 01:00:09 PM
....Mr Allan later said his comments were intended to be "humorous". In his speech, the day after International Women's Day, about the recruitment of prospective non-executive directors, Mr Allan said: "For a thousand years men have got most of these jobs, the pendulum has swung very significantly the other way now and will do for the foreseeable future I think. ...
Replacing EU hospitality workers after Brexit 'will take 10 years' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 08:00:29 AM
....“It really is a case of do people want to work in our industry? We are not seen always as a desirable place to work,” she told peers when challenged about why so few Britons work alongside the 109 other nationalities in Pret’s 330 stores. At the company’s recruitment centre at London’s Victoria station this week there was no shortage of foreign applicants queuing up for interviews. ...
White men 'endangered species' in UK boardrooms, says Tesco chairman image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 11:24:44 PM
....”. He told the Retail Week Live conference that he stood by his comments when it came to recruitment for the less powerful non-executive directorships, according to that magazine’s own report. ...
High levels of violence and use of force at last G4S-run child jail, report finds image
....Responding to the report, Jerry Petherick, the managing director of G4S custodial and detention services, said: “We experienced a number of challenges at Oakhill during early 2016 leading to significant attrition of staff, which previously would have been mitigated by support from other G4S secure training centres. In response, we requested a reduction in the number of children placed at Oakhill to make changes at the centre and to support the management team, appoint a new head of safeguarding, reduce staff attrition and launch a vigorous recruitment campaign. ...
Brexit budget: what leave and remain voters in Hull and London want image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 08:23:59 AM
.... “There is no doubt that the fall in value of the pound has made the city appealing to foreign travellers, particularly those from the US, Middle East and China,” said Alloo. In another part of the constituency, Ian Roberts, who runs legal recruitment firm Central Legal Personnel in Holborn is sensing caution among the many law firms that occupy former barrister Starmer’s patch. ...
Memo to bosses: expect zero loyalty from your zero-hours workers | Barbara Ellen image
.... Which, in worker-oppression bingo, sounds like a full house. As all the power-imbalanced recruitment is done out of sight, society is spared the scenes of desperate people queueing in the street for work, which was on full public view during bygone eras, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t still there in what could be termed “post-ethical” phantom form. ...
‘I want a career rather than a series of jobs’ – our work expert responds image
....I want something I can have a career in rather than a series of jobs as I had in the environmental sector, and HR has always interested me. I’ve applied for entry-level jobs through various websites and sent my CV and covering letter to many specialist recruitment companies, but I’m getting no interest at all. ...
Snap IPO: a 21st-century firm with a 19th-century structure image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 07:36:11 PM
....Powell, freshly out of PricewaterhouseCoopers, is clearly an accountant who wants to make his mark. He is entitled to recruit a chief executive from outside since some of Capita’s woes in 2016 – overspending on the London congestion charge and failure to spot the rot in the recruitment business – were self-inflicted. ...
Top Republican says Trump's budget plan 'dead on arrival' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 11:09:20 PM
.... . For example, it supplements the military fight against the so-called Islamic State through programmes to disrupt the group's financing and recruitment, and to stabilise communities where IS has been driven out. ...
Southern rail chief: we aren’t doing anything wrong image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 02:04:25 PM
....Brown insisted “the issues were down to the strikes, to be blunt”. He said GTR had made significant progress which would benefit customers eventually: “We’ve introduced more trains than any other franchise in the UK, we’ve got the largest driver recruitment school in Europe, we’ve opened two of the biggest depots in the UK, and we’re the first train operator to introduce delay repay [compensation for passengers] at 15 minutes. ...
BME career progression 'could add £24bn a year to UK economy' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 07:01:21 AM
....Helping black and minority ethnic (BME) people to progress in their careers at the same rate as their white counterparts could add £24bn to UK economy each year, a government-backed review has found. The report into race in the workplace found recruitment processes, a tendency by managers to promote people similar to themselves and, in some cases, outright discrimination had all held back workers from BME backgrounds. ...
When will Britons get a pay rise? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 03:05:50 PM
.... There are the Deliveroo and Uber drivers and the care workers stuck on the minimum wage. James Hick, a senior director at the recruitment agency Manpower, says the millennials’ predecessors – generations X and Y – “don’t look at life as previous generations did” and are more likely to choose a greater degree of control over more pay. ...
I quit my job when I had a baby – how can I restart my career? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 07:00:25 AM
....I want something I can have a career in, rather than the series of jobs I had in the environmental sector, and HR has always interested me. I’ve applied for entry-level jobs through various websites and sent my CV and covering letter to specialist recruitment companies but I’m getting no interest at all. ...
Business rates rise is biggest issue for small firms in London image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of February 2017 12:01:17 AM
....“The system also needs to take account of fairness when some high-street shops will be hit by hikes of over 400% on current rates, while online retailers will see rates cut in many instances. “For many of the productivity-boosting[small to medium enterprises] up and down the country, increases will eat into disposable income which could better be spent on investment, recruitment or research and development. ...
UK labour shortages reported as EU worker numbers fall image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of February 2017 07:01:07 AM
....Gerwyn Davies, labour market adviser at CIPD, which represents human resources professionals, pointed to official data which showed that the growth in the number of non-UK EU nationals in employment had slowed in recent months. “This is creating significant recruitment challenges in sectors that have historically relied on non-UK labour to fill roles,” he said. ...
Osborne’s bleak Brexit forecast ‘has undermined the Treasury’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 12:04:29 AM
.... The report rejects the idea that the Treasury should be broken up, however – into a separate finance and economics ministry, as in Germany for example. Instead, it calls for more strategic oversight of economic policy from the Cabinet Office; a stronger focus on accounting and finance skills, not just economics; and more open recruitment policies to encourage diversity. ...
‘A change of jobs is not only desirable but possible’ – our work expert responds image
.... . But, increasingly, he is finding that none of these are possible due to lack of resources and control, recruitment freezes and overloaded staff, with the usual story of long-term stress-related absences. ...
Robots 'could replace 250,000 UK public sector workers' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of February 2017 09:10:14 AM
....Reform also calls for a shift towards a more private sector-style organisational culture, suggesting that “shared kitchens and feedback boards [will] enable the spontaneous interactions that will support a new culture of public service innovation”. The new approach to recruitment would bring the profile of public sector workers closer to that of the private sector, which has three times as many under-24s in its workforce. ...
My husband's social work job is under-resourced and burning him out image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of February 2017 07:00:08 AM
.... He has a background in social work and has always enjoyed working in a team, resolving problems, project managing and, above all, being able to do some good in his work. However, increasingly he is finding that none of these are possible due to lack of resources and control, recruitment freezes, and overloaded staff with the usual story of long-term stress-related absences. ...
Energy sector faces struggle to find the female engineers of the future image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of January 2017 04:00:04 PM
.... “But it is challenging. In our current [recruitment] process, there’s a real paucity of female candidates. ...
I work in recruitment, but dread dealing with people image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 09:58:19 AM
.... After a few years of various short job experiences, I realised I needed to seriously focus on a career path. I decided to study HR and managed to get a job in recruitment team of a media company. ...
Job losses at Kwik Fit Insurance Services confirmed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 06:23:37 PM
.... . This will be backed up by Penna outplacement services, and there will be recruitment fairs. ...
Tech's bad bromance image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 12:18:10 AM
....Mr Ahmed, 28, is the chief technology officer behind Tara. He says the system is much more than a recruiter - it is capable of finding the best people for the job and carrying out the entire recruitment process. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 7th of January 2017 06:59:12 AM
.... Morph81. • Contact local recruitment agents for your position in comparable companies. ...
Career tips image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 12:04:06 AM
.... . The jobs recruitment sector has changed markedly in the past few years, with a vast amount of job searching and head-hunting now done online with sites such as Monster, Reed, Viadeo and Xing. ...
Aldi to become highest-paying supermarket in UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 09:57:13 AM
....”. Aldi is in the midst of a recruitment drive, hiring about 4,000 new staff in its bid to take the number of UK stores from 700 to 1,000 by 2022. ...
Tax avoidance, expenses scams – welcome to the recruitment industry | Adrian Gregory image
. In a recent article for this section, Faiza Shaheen described recruitment agencies as “arbiters of capitalism and the mass exploitation of workers”. ...
Catching up image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of December 2016 12:42:41 AM
.... . He wants to learn from the "exemplary" teacher training approach in Finland and is copying some of the recruitment incentives used in Singapore to get the best graduates into teaching. ...
UK big business to expand workforces in 2017 despite Brexit fears, says CBI image
. Britain’s largest businesses plan to expand recruitment next year despite continuing worries over a shortage of skilled workers and the impact of Brexit. ...

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