The Institute of Student Employers (ISE) annual Development Survey found that graduates who have undertaken an internship are more likely to have honed the skills businesses need. The report, launched at the ISE Student Development Conference, found that 63 percent of employers believed graduates who had undertaken work experience had the required soft skills, yet less than half (48 percent) thought this of graduates in general.
Published: 6 April 2018
A recent survey has shown that prospective graduates are worried about Brexit. Of the 151 graduates surveyed, over a third (38 percent) were concerned that Brexit will negatively affect their employment prospects. Only 15 percent believe that the UK exiting the EU would have a positive effect on their careers, with the remainder being undecided or choosing ‘no impact’.
Published: 4 March 2018
Workers aged 55 and over were happier than any other age group, scoring 6.91. Meanwhile, men rated their happiness at work higher than women.The data from a happiness survey revealed that the marketing, communications and advertising industry currently boasts the happiest employees – with staff in this sector rating their happiness as a glowing 8.13 out of 10.
Published: 25 February 2018
As the majority of workers across the country return to work, the New Year presents a prime opportunity for staff ... View Article
Published: 12 January 2018
The combination of Britain’s jobs boom and Brexit uncertainty may have prompted millions of jobseekers to look for full-time, rather than part-time or temporary work. Jobseekers searching for full-time roles rose by a third while searches for part-time jobs rose by just 8 percent.
Published: 7 January 2018
Nearly a third of companies in the FTSE 350 have introduced or increased shareholding requirements for CEOs. More than half of FTSE 350 businesses introduce or extend holding periods for director long term incentive plans. But, the number of significant votes against annual remuneration reports and policy reports has grown.
Published: 6 January 2018
Nearly half of the UK workforce (47 percent) will be looking for a new job in 2018, with nearly 1 in 5 people already actively searching for opportunities, according to new research produced by Investors in People (IIP) in their annual Job Exodus Survey 2018.
Published: 5 January 2018
Move over doctors and teachers, kids today are dreaming of becoming vloggers and animators. New research from O2 reveals half of British children are dreaming of careers as vloggers, and animators, whilst parents still aspire for offspring to follow more traditional roles.
Published: 26 December 2017
Despite the job-hopper reputation of Millennials, latest research shows that graduates are significantly more incentivised to stay at a company as long as they are offered clear career prospects. At the same time, 20 percent considered the opportunity to learn about different roles/departments within a company with the potential to transfer across, most important.
Published: 16 December 2017
Many other European nations are much more in favour of sabbaticals, stipulating that it helps with employment for potential roles in the future within companies across the globe, while British workers think that it will do more harm than good.
Published: 23 October 2017