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21/02/2008

Increase in digital recruiting

Recent years have seen a substantial increased in digital recruiting with both applicants and employers making greater use of the technology. read more...

21/02/2008

UK job hunters facing 'difficult market'

Job hunters in the UK are finding increasingly difficult to secure a job in light of the credit crunch, according to new research.

The Right Management Outplacement Index conducted by HR consultancy Right Management has revealed that job hunters faced a particularly tough time toward the end of last year. read more...

21/02/2008

Bad CVs irritate employers

Badly written CVs are a major annoyance to employers and are losing potential candidates jobs, according to new research.

A new study by fish4jobs has found that 73 per cent of employers find poorly written CVs more of a turn-off than an applicant arriving late, wearing inappropriate clothes or swearing in an interview, reports Recruiter. read more...

20/02/2008

All-graduate nursing supported by NHS

NHS Employers has supported the view that the minimum standard for all nurse pre-registration training should be a degree.

This comes in light of a consultation put forward by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and Department of Health regarding the future of pre- and post-registration, reports Nursing Times. read more...

19/02/2008

Pro-active job-seeking 'huge advantage'

Graduates that adopt a pro-active approach to job searching by making the most of work experience opportunities and networking are at a significant advantage, an expert has said. read more...

18/02/2008

Firms warn of skills worries

Inadequately skilled staff is one of the top problems cited by firms in the last year, a new global survey has discovered. read more...

18/02/2008

Recruitment set to increase

Graduate recruitment expectations for 2008 suggest a rise in the uptake of those leaving higher education, according to a new report.

Incomes Data Services (IDS) questioned around 100 companies found the manufacturing sector to be one of the industries predicting a rise in the number of graduates it employs. read more...

15/02/2008

Media 'worst offender' for unpaid hours

A new report has found that the people working in the media industry are giving away almost £6,000 in unpaid overtime. read more...

15/02/2008

City bonuses on the increase

Professionals working in the City appear to have sidestepped the credit crunch, as many received a larger bonus than in 2007. read more...

14/02/2008

Graduates' impact on business 'should be acknowledged'

The impact of graduates on individual businesses should not be underestimated, an expert has advised. read more...

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