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Automation and AI Integration – Survival of the most adaptable
Automation and AI Integration – Survival of the most adaptable
There’s no question that technology is drastically changing the way we work, but what will the jobs market look like ...
27/02/18
Rachael Dent
The Future Female CEO: Overcoming barriers to the Executive Board
The Future Female CEO: Overcoming barriers to the Executive Board
Over the last 10 years, women have made significant progress in business globally, however there are still twice as many me...
19/02/18
Greg McHugh
Report on Jobs February 2018: Permanent placements growth accelerates to fastest since July 2017
Report on Jobs February 2018: Permanent placements growth accelerates to fastest since July 2017
The latest figures from Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s (REC) monthly publication ‘Report on Jobs&rs...
12/02/18
Martin Crapper
Permanent staff appointments increase at fastest pace for four months in December
Permanent staff appointments increase at fastest pace for four months in December
Report on Jobs January 2018: According to the IHS Markit and Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s (REC) r...
12/01/18
Martin Crapper
Recruitment Talent Trend Predictions for 2018​
Recruitment Talent Trend Predictions for 2018​
This year, the UK’s recruitment sector is set to become more strategic, more segmented and even more personal, driven...
08/01/18
David Collins
Technology will continue to challenge the hiring of business leaders in 2018
Technology will continue to challenge the hiring of business leaders in 2018
A new year is upon us, but the old one won’t let go. Competent executives and key personnel will be as hard as ever t...
03/01/18
Greg McHugh
Incorporating Gender Diversity in the Hiring Process
Incorporating Gender Diversity in the Hiring Process
Women now outnumber men at undergraduate level in medicine and the biological sciences. But in the physical sciences, the p...
Transitions and Transformation in the Executive Search Market
Transitions and Transformation in the Executive Search Market
The corporate world is in a state of rapid transition and companies need the right people to successfully lead them through...
25/10/17
Andy Raymond
Hiring remains strong, permanent vacancies are stable and placements are on the rise
Hiring remains strong, permanent vacancies are stable and placements are on the rise
Professional recruitment firms reported that although there was no change in overall vacancy numbers for permanent roles ye...
04/10/17
Nick Livingstone
The oblique pathway to the C-Suite
The oblique pathway to the C-Suite
The pathway to the top of an organisation is not an established, linear journey – it is often diverse and unplanned. ...
22/08/17
Report on Jobs: July 2017 - Permanent placement growth reaches 27-month record
Report on Jobs: July 2017 - Permanent placement growth reaches 27-month record
Despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, the number of staff appointments made by recruitment consultancies grew at its ...
10/08/17
Adam Walker
How will the Industry 4.0 impact the skills that executives require in evolving sectors?
How will the Industry 4.0 impact the skills that executives require in evolving sectors?
Just as steam power fuelled the first industrial revolution, electricity the second and computers the third, the Internet o...
19/07/17
Andy Raymond
Offering higher salaries to secure talent
Offering higher salaries to secure talent
A lack of skilled candidates is increasing companies’ costs by around £2.2 billion in higher salaries and recru...
04/07/17
Kristian Barnard
Diversity and inclusion should be on your recruitment agenda
Diversity and inclusion should be on your recruitment agenda
June 23rd is International Women in Engineering Day which focuses attention on the amazing careers in engineering and techn...
Businesses must revise their Recruitment Plans to improve the future of their employees
Businesses must revise their Recruitment Plans to improve the future of their employees
Businesses must revise their recruitment plans, work-force planning, and talent pipeline in order to improve the future of ...
31/05/17
David Collins
Smart factories will drive a 27% increase in manufacturing efficiency over the next five years
Smart factories will drive a 27% increase in manufacturing efficiency over the next five years
Smart factories which use collaborative robots, automation and predictive maintenance, will act as the catalyst for a new g...
17/05/17
Tom Drew
Demand for staff reaches 18-month high with increasing salaries
Demand for staff reaches 18-month high with increasing salaries
The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has released its latest Report on Jobs, highlighting trends in the recru...
13/04/17
Adam Walker
‘No-show’ trend amongst today’s candidates
‘No-show’ trend amongst today’s candidates
Graham Cross, Manager, Contract Manufacturing & Operations at Redline Group reports. As the ‘War for Talent&rsqu...
21/03/17
Graham Cross
Growth in permanent placements reached a one-year high, though candidate shortages persist
Growth in permanent placements reached a one-year high, though candidate shortages persist
Report on Jobs February 2017 •    Permanent job placements increase at the quickest pace in one year. ...
13/03/17
Ricky Wilcocks
Hiring intentions steady despite political economic uncertainty
Hiring intentions steady despite political economic uncertainty
The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) reported that hiring intentions continue to be steady despite political ...
09/03/17
Nick Livingstone
How will the first full Budget affect the Recruitment Industry?
How will the first full Budget affect the Recruitment Industry?
  The first full Budget of 2017 is predicted to set out a plan to guide Britain through the Brexit years. But how wil...
New rules on employment references in the Senior Managers Regime
New rules on employment references in the Senior Managers Regime
New rules regarding the references in the financial services industry come into force today (7th March 2017) as part of the...
07/03/17
Greg McHugh
Why do Candidates decline job offers?
Why do Candidates decline job offers?
Every hiring manager or recruiter will have experienced a candidate declining a job offer, normally in stark contrast to ev...
07/03/17
Adam Walker
Annual UK ‘State of Nation’ report raises familiar skills fears in the Engineering sector
Annual UK ‘State of Nation’ report raises familiar skills fears in the Engineering sector
The latest ‘State of the nation’ report from industry body Engineering UK paints a concerning picture over the ...
22/02/17
Scott Newcomen