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HR jobs up in the UK year on year

The number of HR job vacancies in the UK rose by 9 percent in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the same time last year. Nick Allwood, HR Recruitment Manager - Nick Allwood, HR Recruitment Manager.

Contributor: Nick Allwood | Published: 31 July 2017

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One in four discriminated against in an interview

The latest study from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, has found that nearly one in four (22 percent) professionals in the UK have experienced discrimination during an interview, and for the majority (39.3 percent) it was because of their age.

Contributor: Lee Biggins | Published: 26 July 2017

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32 million in work – Unemployment at 42-year low

First the good news: unemployment fell to 4.5 percent in the three months to May – the lowest since 1975. There were more than 32m people in work, 324,000 more than a year earlier. From Ben Brettell, Senior Economist, Hargreaves Lansdown.

Contributor: Ben Brettell | Published: 16 July 2017

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Don’t call us… and other uplifting candidate experiences

Debut, the award-winning student and graduate careers app has launched a national competition as part of its #FightForFeedback campaign, to identify the modern ‘word’ which encapsulates the low feeling a candidate experiences when an employer fails to share feedback after a face-to-face interview. Comment from Melissa Amouzandeh Network Rail’s Emerging Talent Acquisition Manager.

Contributor: Melissa Amouzandeh | Published: 26 June 2017

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Predicted rise in unemployment by 2018

British Businesses Must Address Disengaged Workforce to Counter Stagnant Productivity And The Effects Of A Weakening Jobs Market, According to CEB. Comment from Brian Kropp, HR practice leader at CEB.

Contributor: Brian Kropp | Published: 23 June 2017

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UK haemorrhaged 600,000 manufacturing jobs in past decade

Government must invest in industry or our children will pay the price, says union. The UK has haemorrhaged more than 600,000 manufacturing jobs in the past decade, a new study by GMB has shown. Comment from Jude Brimble, GMB National Secretary for Manufacturing.

Contributor: Jude Brimble | Published: 16 June 2017

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Jobs rose by 17.7 percent in May

New data from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, has found that advertised job vacancies in the UK jumped by 17.7 percent in May, suggesting that business confidence is strong across the nation. Comment Lee Biggins, Founder and Managing Director of CV-Library.

Contributor: Lee Biggins | Published: 12 June 2017

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Demand for staff reaches 21-month peak

The Markit/REC Report on Jobs – published today – provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies.

Contributor: Tom Hadley | Published: 12 June 2017