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What are the top jobs in 2018?

As the majority of workers across the country return to work, the New Year presents a prime opportunity for staff ... View Article

Contributor: Nigel Heap | Published: 12 January 2018

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Job seekers want full time jobs as part-time loses appeal

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.

Contributor: Mariano Mamertino | Published: 7 January 2018

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Director remuneration more aligned, but dissent grows

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.

Contributor: Chris Barnes | Published: 6 January 2018

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Poor management in the UK is why nearly half of leavers depart

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.

Contributor: Paul Devoy | Published: 5 January 2018

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“When I grow up, I wanna be a vlogger”!

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.

Contributor: Nina Bibby, CMO - O2. | Published: 26 December 2017

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What the job-hop Gen really wants is career prospects

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.

Contributor: Chloe Burgess | Published: 16 December 2017

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UK workers reluctant to take career breaks

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.

Contributor: Opodo.co.uk | Published: 23 October 2017