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Young people want employers to explain their commitments to the environment

New research has revealed the impact that climate change is having on young jobseekers. According to TheTalentPeople, over three-quarters of young people (76%) believe employers could do a better job at explaining their commitments to the environment.

Contributor: David Allison, CEO - GetMyFirstJob. | Published: 7 November 2021

Gen-Z base career choices on favourite TV shows

Careers advisors could soon be out of a job as millions of school leavers and graduates confess to TV having the greatest influence on their chosen career path.

Contributor: Jon Abrahams - Rovva | Published: 29 October 2021

Three in five 18 to 24-year-olds struggle with buy-now-pay-later repayments

Hastee, the earnings on demand technology provider, has released new findings from their recent research report* which outlines the new credit behaviours and financial concerns of young British workers ahead of the UK’s first online-only Black Friday.

Contributor: James Herbert, CEO - Hastee | Published: 22 December 2020

The rise of the Internship: 83 percent of non-Russell Group graduates

Research from graduate careers site Milkround delves into how graduates’ attitudes to work have changed over time and what employers can do to bridge the gap. What's clear is that internships are now crucial for young graduates when looking for their first job, even more so for graduates from non-Russell Group universities.

Contributor: Georgina Brazier, Jobs Expert - Milkround | Published: 17 March 2020

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Generation Z drops out of recruitment

Almost one-in-five (18 percent) of Generation Z applicants are dropping out of the recruitment process, even after being offered a job. Whilst Millennials currently make up 40 percent of the UK workforce, Generation Z are now leaving education to begin their careers and will quickly take over the Millennial workforce population.

Contributor: Charles Hipps | Published: 17 December 2018

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Never mind job for life, young gens want out in four and a half months

Young Brits insist there’s no such thing as a "job for life" in this day and age according to a new study by JOB TODAY, the number one hiring app in the UK. Researchers polled 2,000 people and discovered the average 16-29 year old expects to be in his or her current job for just four and a half months.

Contributor: Polina Montano | Published: 11 December 2018

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Gen Z determined to do something about discrimination

Over a quarter of British workers of all ages have experienced discrimination in the workplace. Generation Z (under 25s) are twice as likely to believe employers should do more to promote inclusion than Baby Boomers (over 55s). Almost one in three from Gen-Z believe a ‘glass-ceiling’ still exists, compared with one in six Boomers.

Contributor: Debbie Klein | Published: 27 September 2018

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Generation Z – unhappy, lonely and lacking confidence

New research shows that today’s 16-22-year-olds, the emerging adults from Generation Z, are significantly unhappier, lonelier, more lacking in confidence and less satisfied with life than older people. Contributor Mark Fawcett, Chief Executive - We are Futures.

Contributor: Mark Fawcett | Published: 18 September 2018