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Firms in hiring mode despite uncertainty and disruption

Kevin Ellis, chairman and senior partner of PwC, said: “Uncertainty is at the forefront of UK CEOs minds, but they know regardless of market conditions, there are always opportunities for growth. By investing in talent, technology and developing new business models, companies can adapt and innovate to thrive.

Contributor: Kevin Ellis | Published: 20 January 2019

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Brits reveal what their ideal job would look like

The survey of over 1,200 UK professionals, which sought to find out exactly what the average person wants when it comes to pay, benefits, working patterns and more, reveals that Brits are after the following from their job: Nearly four in 10 (39.8 percent) think a salary of £25,500 is reasonable.

Contributor: Lee Biggins | Published: 15 January 2019

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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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Santa needs 23,219 little helpers to cover Christmas

A new study from job search engine Adzuna.co.uk has revealed over 23,000 Christmas jobs are currently available in the UK. The findings reveal despite recent shop closures and Britain’s prevailing concern for the high street, the sector is still stocking up on extra help to assist with the Christmas rush.

Contributor: Andrew Hunter | Published: 3 December 2018

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Critical shortage of commercial drivers and only 13 percent of Brits would consider it

Most of Britons would not consider driving for a living. Although nearly two-thirds of Britons mostly feel happy behind the wheel and do not generally hold strongly negative views of professional driving, the survey showed that only 13 percent of them have ever considered driving professionally themselves.

Contributor: Debi Bell | Published: 2 December 2018

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UK cities where workers most likely hate their jobs

The leading job site conducted a survey of 1,100 workers, to find out how many people enjoyed their role and found that almost two thirds (63.2 percent) of those who dislike their job think about quitting every day. What’s more, the survey uncovered the areas across the UK where professionals disliked their jobs the most...

Contributor: Lee Biggins | Published: 20 November 2018

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Record vacancies concerns UK employers

Today’s labour market statistics published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the number of vacancies at 845,000 for August to October 2018, the highest since comparable records began in 2001 - 44,000 more than for a year earlier and 14,000 more than for May to July 2018.

Contributor: Tom Hadley | Published: 17 November 2018

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Ninety-eight percent of Britons changed jobs since 2013

Almost every working adult in the country has changed jobs at least once in the last five years, according to new research into job-hopping by job site Indeed. 98.1 percent of Brits are no longer in the same job as they were five years ago, as attitudes among both jobseekers and employers continue to shift away from the traditional ‘job for life’ mentality.

Contributor: Bill Richards | Published: 9 November 2018

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One In three lie in Job Interviews and On Their CV’s

More than 38 percent of UK people admitted to lying on their CV and in job interviews, the new research carried out nationwide by #1 hiring app JOB TODAY shows that the most popular lies include: Being able to speak a foreign language. Lying about previous experience, with some people even putting down celebs as references! 

Contributor: Polina Montano | Published: 25 August 2018

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UK firms struggling to recruit staff after fall in EU migrants

There are plenty of red flags that the UK is facing a major labour shortage challenge, from the declining number of EU workers coming to Britain, through to employers finding it harder to fill vacancies. With little government reassurance, companies must prepare for all eventualities, including an exodus of EU workers.

Contributor: Dean Forbes | Published: 14 August 2018