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Entries with tag hiring advice .

Employers in all industries will not have been surprised to see recent headlines about how the number of job vacancies in the UK has become higher than the number of unemployed people for the first time ever. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) recently revealed that job openings have risen to a high of 1.3 million yet, at the start of this year, the unemployment rate fell to 3.7% - the...

  The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our working world, impacting labour markets and the expectations professionals have around work – therefore, in order to attract the best talent, the style and tone of your organisation’s job adverts may need to change. For example, to reach relevant job seekers and rank well on search engines, job adverts must include keywords – such as key...

Given that post-Brexit we might finally have a reprieve after years of uncertainty, it is interesting to look at what job trends we can expect to see and the 2020 employment trends. Many of the employers we speak to are struggling to find the people they need, so it is particularly important to look at what’s happening across employment and reflect on some of the key trends. What are the top...


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