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Turbulent times ahead as September’s seasonal staffing drive approaches

It’s not just about salary, and SMEs needn’t necessarily worry about automatically losing out on key talent to the bigger corporations with higher budgets if they are unable to offer top rates—that’s if they can piece together an attractive benefits package that takes heed of other employee priorities...

Contributor: Thea Watson, Digital Growth Director - BrightHR | Published: 5 September 2023

Why are job candidate expectations falling short?

A growing number of job candidates are finding that their new role is not living up to their expectations. New research* from pre-hire assessment specialists ThriveMap has uncovered that 55% of UK employees surveyed have quit a job because in some way it wasn't what they expected it to be.

Contributor: Christopher Platts - Thrivemap | Published: 15 July 2023

Why recruitment firms are not effective for big career change

Recruitment firms do not help professionals to make big changes in their careers, such as switching to a completely different industry or function, reveals new research by emlyon business school, Wharton School and London Business School.

Contributor: Professor Kira Choi - emlyon business school | Published: 2 June 2023

Is the CV dead? Not according to candidates

The majority of job candidates still see the CV and in person interview as essential when applying for a job, according to new research from Tribepad. This comes as counter to campaigns to remove the CV, which can be deemed to be bias, and the growth of remote interviews due to the pandemic. 

Contributor: Chris Cotterill - Tribepad | Published: 15 May 2023

Employers need to change attitudes about executive relocation

Matt Healey is a Managing Director in our New York office. He is responsible for leading functional HR and CEO and leadership executive search engagements primarily within healthcare/life sciences, financial services, retail/packaged goods, and manufacturing sectors.

Contributor: Matthew Healey, Managing Director - Allegis Partners. | Published: 1 April 2023

Salary worries curtailing career aspirations

New research from Tribepad shows that fears over pay and job security are the biggest worries of employees in the UK right now - and are curtailing their career ambitions.

Contributor: Chris Cotterill - Tribepad | Published: 31 March 2023

What is the Government EV infrastructure grant scheme?

Employers can not only help their workers and the UK’s drive towards net zero, they can also make themselves more attractive to potential recruits.

Contributor: Cecilia Routledge, Global Director, Energy & Facilities - CTEK | Published: 27 March 2023

Diversity is improving due to remote talent hires

More than a third of UK respondents (34%) are only hiring remote workers within their domestic market. This not only narrows their pool of available talent and limits their ability to diversify, but it also restricts large parts of the globe from access to opportunities for their career and development. 

Contributor: Ilona Mosejeva - for Remote | Published: 6 March 2023

Highest number of skilled worker isa’ UK searches recorded

New research from reveals that on 1st February 2023, UK searches for 'skilled worker visa' - the type of visa required for employers to recruit non-UK resident workers - hit its highest level ever just after the three year anniversary of the implementation of Brexit.

Contributor: Helena Young - Startups | Published: 5 March 2023

Stabilising creatives job market is settling salaries

Those working in the digital, creative and marketing industries can now get a glimpse into the next year’s job market following the release of the 2023 salary guide figures from workforce solutions experts, Aquent.

Contributor: Aliza Sweiry, UK Managing Director - Aquent | Published: 3 March 2023