Graduates care more about career opportunities and their ability to make a difference in a role than their future salary prospects when applying to jobs, according to research from consulting firm Hay Group.
The survey found that graduate prior More...22 August 2012 11:59
Research from Hay Group found that graduates are more concerned about career opportunities than their future salary prospects when looking for jobs. Read the full article on the findings here .
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The number of employees resigning is at its lowest level in five years, with an average 9.3% of staff voluntarily leaving their jobs in 2011.
This is according to analysis of data from five years of XpertHR's annual labour turnover rates and costs s More...21 August 2012 10:08
Research-focused healthcare company Roche has been identified as the organisation with the best online career presence in the UK, according to a global study of more than 30,000 people. The Potentialpark Online Talent Communication study (OTaC) More...17 August 2012 13:00
According to the Potentialpark research into the online presence of recruiters, eight students in 10 said that they want to communicate with employers via mobile technology. Furthermore, 86% said they are already using or intend to use More...17 August 2012 13:00
According to Potentialpark , there are a number of common traits among the organisations found to be doing an effective job with their digital and social recruitment strategies: They don't try to be present on every channel at once, but make e More...17 August 2012 13:00
Further findings from the Potentialpark survey include:
In the UK, Roche has the best tools for online talent communication, followed by Accenture and Intel.
The corporate career website continues to be the major hub for all online and More...17 August 2012 13:00
In the second of our quick-fire interviews with some of the RAD Awards judges, we speak to John Salt, website director at totaljobs.com, one of the sponsors of our awards for 2013. Why is totaljobs.com sponsoring the RADs? The RADs celebrate th More...16 August 2012 16:14
Charles Hipps, CEO at e-recruitment specialist WCN , examines why, despite the obvious benefits of a diverse workforce, so many employers still recruit more of the same people, and how employers can remedy the situation.
Why is diversity impor More...16 August 2012 12:33
Recruiters should be making greater use of YouTube to attract candidates, according to an infographic recently released by HireRabbit , a US social recruitment specialist.
The infographic underlines YouTube's value as a recruitment tool, in par More...15 August 2012 15:58
While politicians in the US and the UK might share a "special relationship", how much do our respective HR professions truly have in common? This is a question coming to the fore over the next few months, as proposals for the first US HR quality standar More...15 August 2012 15:33
If you have experience of change management and an open mind, the interim market, which is on the up, could be for you.
It has been five years since the start of the global financial crisis, and the market for interim professionals has definitely be More...15 August 2012 09:53
Terrie Hillier, an interim manager at an NHS foundation trust, describes the advantages of not being employed in a permanent position and shares her tips for success.
I felt unfulfilled in my last permanent role and had met peopl More...15 August 2012 09:53
The UK tends to follow US trends and, as recent statistics suggest, it is becoming increasingly common for US recruiters to review candidates' social media profiles before offering a job, so now is a good time to get to grips with what you can and can't More...13 August 2012 15:04
The RAD Awards 2013 website has been launched today, signalling the start of the build-up to the most prestigious awards in the recruitment communications sector.
The awards, which have featured numerous changes over the years to reflect the e More...02 August 2012 15:22
With the RADs 2013 website now live and open for entries, we thought we'd get the inside track from some of the RADs judges to find out why they feel the awards are so important, as well as asking for tips on what makes a good entry. Here's our chat More...02 August 2012 12:28
The number of women appointed to board-level jobs at top UK companies has reached "unprecedented levels", with women making up 44% of FTSE 100 board appointments made since March and 40% of those in FTSE 250 companies. This is according to statistics More...24 July 2012 16:28
"Legacy" is one of the buzz words of the 2012 Olympic Games. But does it have to be confined to sports? With up to one million extra passengers expected on London's transport network each day during the Olympics, Transport for London (TfL More...24 July 2012 09:53
Jill Goldstein of Accenture looks at workforce data analytics.
For one national consumer goods company, the difference between the performances of its sales regions presented a puzzle for the executive team. They saw a consistent and significant gap More...17 July 2012 12:04
Former Labour minister Alan Milburn recently urged professions to extend their recruitment efforts to attract a more diverse talent pool. But some are making greater progress than others, says Justin Kopelowitz of DMJ Recruitment.
Professions More...16 July 2012 13:37