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What must a post-pandemic work plan consist of?

Paydata's UK Reward Management Survey results capture the views of 184 HR Professionals and Reward Specialists, drawn from across a variety of sectors, reflecting practices that affect over half a million employees. Here we outline the five key reward trends to factor into your HR strategy for 2022.

Contributor: Tim Kellett, Director - Paydata | Published: 25 November 2021

Work-caused burnout is still a severe risk

Young people are striving to be our future leaders but, as the findings show, feel uninspired, hampered, and burned out. In order to address the skills gap, stay relevant and remain competitive, performance learning is going to be key to the success of this generation and organisations in the coming years.

Contributor: Adam Heath, Managing Director - Redware | Published: 25 November 2021

What is the most searched for job in the UK?

Recruitment experts at Smart Recruit Online have analysed 12 months’ worth of Google Search and Trends data to uncover the most Googled jobs in the world for 2021, and why this might be the case.

Contributor: Smart Recruit Online | Published: 24 November 2021

Why are new recruits increasingly thinking of quitting?

Research from Thomas International reveals that nearly two-thirds (60%) of UK workers would leave their current employer within six months if they were unhappy in their role.

Contributor: Sabby Gill, CEO - Thomas International | Published: 24 November 2021

Three percent pay rise on the cards as business confidence improves

ECA International’s latest Salary Trends report revealed that mid-level, private sector employees in the UK can anticipate a 3% pay rise in 2022, as business confidence improves. ECA's report also highlights pay freezes in the UK, Europe and globally, both current and forecast, as well as pay rises experienced this year and what is to come.

Contributor: Oliver Browne, Remuneration Manager - ECA International | Published: 24 November 2021

NHS recruitment crisis worsens

As the NHS struggles with an array of issues, namely the pandemic and perceived poor working conditions, the latest news that mandated vaccines for staff will be introduced from next Spring, is of huge concern. To add clarity, recruitment software business, Occupop has revealed their annual healthcare recruitment report.

Contributor: Caroline Gleeson, Co-Founder of Occupop, | Published: 23 November 2021

HRDs wasting £9bn in “war for applicants”

"Hiring a nurse from an agency would cost us up to £5,000.  Using AI, we've now lowered our online nurse hire cost to £750"

Contributor: Brooke Vandenberg, Recruitment Correspondent | Published: 23 November 2021

Is it time to dispense with employee surveys?

Untapped AI, the company that combines transformational human relationships with the disruptive power of AI feedback, is calling for an end to employee surveys. This is in light of data from Untapped AI’s platform of 10,000 users which reveals that two thirds of the workforce underestimate their anxiety levels when completing organisational surveys.

Contributor: Kendal Parmar, CEO and Co-Founder - Untapped AI | Published: 23 November 2021

Could talent shortages be solved through DEI?

Specialist recruitment firm Robert Half is urging UK businesses to focus on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives if they want to secure top talent.

Contributor: Victoria Sprott, International Talent Acquisition Director - Robert Half | Published: 22 November 2021

Employee surveillance can damage trust and increase staff turnover

VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today shared results of a global study that revealed the rise in employee performance and trust established in new hybrid working models could be under threat from an increase in the implementation of remote monitoring measures.

Contributor: Spencer Pitts, Chief Technologist, Digital Workspace - VMwareVMware UK | Published: 22 November 2021