Employers are still actively seeking applications from graduates in 2009 despite a fall in confidence among recruiters, a new survey has revealed. A third of the 124 employers surveyed by the Association of Graduate Recruiters said they were still ac More...01 May 2009 15:27
Nearly half of UK graduates fear they will be made redundant within their first year of work, a survey has found. The latest UK Graduate Careers Survey of 16,357 graduates by research firm High Fliers found 48% of student job hunters were concerned More...29 April 2009 09:53
Graduate vacancies will drop by 5.4% in 2009, the first fall since 2003, according to forecasts from the Association of Graduate Recruiters.
The banks are leading the trend with an expected 28% cut in number of vacancies during this year. Meanwhile More...11 February 2009 09:47
Demand for staff has slumped dramatically in the past month, hitting a 12 year low. The Report on Jobs from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and professional services firm KPMG found permanent staff vacancies fell to a new low o More...04 February 2009 00:01
The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has warned employers worried about the UK losing its Working Time Directive opt-out not to exploit young people working cheaply or for free to fill gaps. Luxury hotel chain the Lancaster Landmark Hotel More...21 November 2008 08:08
Failing to get young people off the streets makes them more likely to get involved with crime and leaves them vulnerable to ill health, a report claims. Towards a NEET solution: tackling underachievement in young people , published by the CBI More...21 October 2008 11:17
Last month, Personnel Today published exclusive research dispelling some of the myths about younger workers .
So-called Generation Y employees - mainly those born in the 1980s - are traditionally thought to care less about More...14 October 2008 14:23
The food chain formerly known as Pizza Hut will revamp its recruitment site to help attract more Generation Y candidates - those typically aged between 18 and 28.
HR director Jayne Little said many of the restaurant's workers were aged between More...14 October 2008 11:59
The UK faces a slowdown in the supply of both skilled and unskilled labour in the next few years if there is not a significant increase in migrant workers. A report from professional services firm KPMG warns that as baby boomers (typically born betwe More...01 October 2008 09:31
Tesco has pledged its commitment to graduate recruitment despite the economic downturn leading some employers to reduce the number of jobs they are offering.
The supermarket giant said it would keep running its 15 graduate training schemes. Around More...18 September 2008 12:29
The latest crop of graduates and school leavers to hit our workplaces have been branded the most demanding and self-serving generation ever seen. But can you really believe the hype? Our special ‘Gen Y’ area is packed with features ab More...15 September 2008 09:52
Guy Logan analyses the make-up of the Generation Y employee More Generation Y articles Priorities Younger workers are not quite as obsessed with work as their older colleagues, according to a recent study by the Families and Work In More...14 September 2008 21:00
We all know that Generation Y-ers are revered and reviled by their employers in equal measure. But are they really so different to their parents? Virginia Matthews looks at some of the myths around Generation Y. More Generation Y articles More...14 September 2008 21:00
The post-millennium generation will live in virtual worlds and used to globalisation. Virginia Matthews reports More Generation Y articles They may be little more than toddlers now, but the generation born after 2002 will work dif More...14 September 2008 21:00
Tara Craig finds out how a large UK charity with a scientific remit ensures its high-minded employees are also fulfilled in their work and how top graduate employer Pricewaterhouse Coopers sustains its attraction for the latest generation. Meanwhi More...14 September 2008 21:00
The UK government has failed to tackle 'chronic underfunding' in the social care sector despite a growing demand for services, research has found.
A report by the Social Care Employers Consortium (SCEC) claims that local authorities must cover the More...03 September 2008 08:00
A council has been found guilty of indirect age discrimination by advertising for a teacher in "the first five years of their career", it has emerged. Milton Keynes Council failed to shortlist a 61-year-old woman with 34 years' teaching experience be More...02 September 2008 16:00
School children are being abandoned by both teachers and employers when it comes to their careers, a damming survey has revealed. The poll of 544 employers and more than 300 schools by careers advice provider b-live revealed that little was being don More...02 September 2008 00:01
Tesco is faced with a "real problem" in motivating its young staff, the supermarket giant's head of resourcing has told Personnel Today . Lorna Bryson, who oversees the company's apprenticeship and A-level schemes , admitted that workers aged be More...29 August 2008 08:00
People belonging to 'Generation Y' believe they have higher morals and better communication skills than all preceding generations, but are less efficient and less adaptable despite a fast-changing workplace, research has found. A study of 4,000 memb More...27 August 2008 15:53