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Job Posts That Cite Well-Being, Flexibility, and Culture Get More Applications

Migrant restrictions fail to encourage worker investment

The Top 10 Office Pet Peeves—And 6 Ways To Deal With Them

UK Top 10 Qualities of the Best Workplaces

ChatGPT: How generative AI could change hiring as we know it

Employer Frustration Powers Applications

Eight out of ten firms pay men more than women

UK – Recruiters Predict A Greater Demand For Flexible Working And A Greater Reliance On Tech In 2023

Tired of after-work emails and calls? In these countries, they’re outlawed.

Gender diversity leaps at Zurich after all vacancies made part-time

Woman lands new job after resume cake goes viral on LinkedIn

Over-50s at work: 'You feel your usefulness has passed'

Santander drops 2:1 requirement for grad scheme

McKinsey calls for better socioeconomic representation to boost economy

Do you have some, or all, of the 15 top soft skills sought by employers?

Women Set Lower Minimum Salary Requirements Than Men, According To Job Search Platform

UK - Bias Against Working-Class And Regional Accents Has Not Gone Away, Report Finds (The Guardian)

UK - Nearly Half Of Workers Planning To Switch Jobs, Robert Half Finds

UK - Remote Job Vacancies Up 48% In September

Over Half of Bosses Agree With At Least One Form of Monitoring For Home Workers, Study Finds

The ‘productivity paranoia’ managers can’t shake

UK - Over Half Of Workers Feel ‘Underpaid’ As Pressure Mounts On Employers (The Evening Standard)

Pet perks tempt staff back into the office

UK - Half Of Organisations With Recruitment Difficulties Offer Greater Flexibility To Address Challenges

UK - One In Four Workers Mull Leaving Job Citing Dissatisfaction

UK - Most Women Say They Have Encountered Or Witnessed Inappropriate’ Behaviour By Male Colleagues: RANDSTAD

Flexible firms take break from fixed bank holidays

UK - Majority Of Workers Plan To Work Flexibly Overseas This Year Claim IWG

UK - Hiring Boom Set To Continue But Labour Market Expected To Reach Its Peak Soon

UK - Most Employers Would Consider Hiring Staff With Intention Of Upskilling Them

The regional accentism that secretly affects job prospects

Why women have to sprint into leadership positions

Microsoft Announces It Will Include Pay Ranges In All U.S. Job Postings. Experts Predict It Will Be The First Of Many

Most Jobseekers Say Hybrid Working Now As Important As Financial Benefits

The jobs market is busier than at any point in the last 20 years

UK – Growth In Hiring Activity Decelerates In May As Candidate Supply Shrinks

Just 4% Of Employers Are Making Everyone Return To The Office Full-Time, Survey Finds

UK – Fierce competition for talent, but anticipated pay rises remain at 3%: CIPD

PwC hits back at Lord Sugar in 'lazy gits' row


Top Companies 2022: The 25 best workplaces to grow your career in the UK

Companies rewarding workers for coming into the office


The sky-high cost of returning to the office

98% Of HR Professionals Are Burned Out, Study Shows

The workers taking on new 'super commutes'

How to Instantly Spot a Great Employee, According to Warren Buffett

In a First, Remote Jobs Attract a Majority of Applications on LinkedIn

Europe – Nearly half of workers aged 18-34 plan to quit jobs in the next year

UK – Temporary employees up 8.1%, but regular pay dips 1% due to rising inflation

UK – More than a third of workers consider changing jobs due to rising cost of living

UK – Most jobseekers are less likely to apply for a job without an advertised salary: Reed

Number of women in FTSE 100 boardroom roles up to 39% in a decade

UK - Recruitment activity continues to rise amid sharp drop in candidate supply

UK – Vacancies reached record levels in 2021 with London leading hiring recovery

UK - Over half of employers receiving more applications from reskilled candidates

UK - Majority of employers agree flexible working should be a day-one right

UK - More than half of workers would quit job because of their commute

UK - Refusal to accommodate flexible working requests costs businesses £2 billion a year (City A.M.)

UK-Today Marks ‘Equal Pay Day’, When Women Effectively Stop Earning Relative to Men

UK - Stop asking about salary history, employers urged

UK - Monitoring of home workers on the rise, study finds

UK - Recruitment costs jump for 75% of hiring managers amid talent drought

UK - Number of temporary employees rises 10%, jobless rate improves while vacancies soar past 1 million

UK - Recruiters concerned labour shortages will delay economic recovery

UK - Office workers willing to take a pay cut to work from home permanently

UK - Employer confidence climbs to nine-year high as labour market rebounds

UK – Job ads for remote roles boom: LinkedIn

Working from home: Call to ban out-of-hours emails from bosses

Recruiters urged to clamp down on exploitation via ‘umbrella companies’

UK – Permanent and contract job vacancies and placements soar in April

Office or home? The pleasure and pain of lockdown working

Use of flexible hours falls during the pandemic while homeworking has soared

City of London to convert offices into homes in post-Covid revamp

MI5 warns of spies using LinkedIn to trick staff into spilling secrets

UK – Community-based learning a priority during pandemic, LinkedIn finds

Japan – Government mulls four-day working week amid pandemic (Deutsche Welle)

Japan - Empowering Women Through Sustainable Businesses

Vaccine News And Increased Market Activity Lead To Uptick In Permanent Placements

UK hiring 'increased 6% in October'

UK-Employer Confidence In Hiring Improves For First Time Since February: REC

Government provides clarity on Points-Based Immigration System

Japanese Company Benefits - UK Report 2020

Number of job vacancies rises 20% in a week, sales and education vacancies see a spike

UK-Number of job vacancies rises 20% in a week, sales and education vacancies see a spike

JAPAN-Majority favour working from home, survey finds

UK-Salary and location are top factors that professionals look for in a new job, study finds

UK-Employer confidence in economy and hiring improves, REC finds

UK-Temporary jobs show improvement, unemployment rate holds steady

China – Job market remains stable in May (Xinhua)

World – Employees want digital health support at work, but worry over personal health data

UK – REC’s Jobs Recover Tracker shows decline in job postings due to the impact of Covid-19

'Female leaders have done better than men'

UK-Royal Society of Arts urges businesses and government to consider a split three-day workweek

Immigration Update

Majority of women in the workforce feel suppressed by their gender

UK-Hiring confidence rebounds, demand for temp staff rises over the year: REC

Coronavirus exposing supply chain failings