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  • Dyslexia influences as many as one in five people across the world. From award-winning director Steven Spielberg to founder of Virgin Group Richard Branson to Olympic gold medallist Caitlyn Jenner and lawyer and advocate Erin Brockovich, some of the most successful people are dyslexic – and credi...
  • As the jobs market regains buoyancy, will this season bring a new role for you? Here are some strategies and skills to help you during a potential career transition, as well as maintaining motivation throughout your job search.
  • The UK market has experienced a challenging two years of employment uncertainty and turmoil. But the outlook from employers is looking increasingly positive, as hiring intentions continue to rise for Q4.
  • Millions of people rely on the internet to work, surf, game, stream and engage with others but few of us give much thought to the extraordinary technology that makes it all possible.
  • The Kickstart scheme is due to close this December and time is running out for employers to get involved. But many organisations still have questions on how they can make the scheme a success and how they can make the most of the programme within their workforce.
  • The ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey for the fourth quarter 2021 was conducted by interviewing a representative sample of 2,033 employers in the UK.
  • We all know that the last 18 months have been incredibly turbulent for the recruitment industry. Hiring was significantly impacted by events like the pandemic, the EU Exit and the resulting market uncertainty. Now the landscape is brightening, with organisations across the country showing confide...
  • As the recovery from the pandemic continues, attracting and retaining talent remains a key focus for many organisations. But with the power balance between employers and current/future employees shifting, business leaders are having to identify incentives to help secure the talent needed for futu...
  • Since the EU referendum in 2016, commentators have speculated that UK trading ports would be one area that would be hard-hit following any departure from the European market.
  • Attracting top talent, especially younger candidates, is an ongoing challenge for companies in today’s fast-changing market..
  • Data is already showing that the risk of a “She-cession” as a result of the pandemic is real. Not only have women taken on more responsibilities at home – schooling and caring for children and elderly relatives – but the roles most impacted by the pandemic in hospitality and entertainment, leisur...
  • We’re in the midst of a Skills Revolution. Technology is transforming organisations, in-demand skills are rapidly changing, and organisations can’t find the talent they need.
  • Landmark events in recent history have significantly impacted the UK economy: Brexit, lockdown restrictions and furlough schemes resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement and the ongoing national skills shortage all have a part to play.
  • Over the last 18 months the recruitment market has seen significant changes, impacted by historic events like Brexit, the Black Lives Matter movement and the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the ongoing national skills shortage, whereby employers are struggling to find candidates with the right skil...
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has hit young people particularly hard – unemployment from those aged under 25 has topped 13% and the numbers in employment are also dropping. ONS data shows that young people account for nearly two-thirds of job losses since the crisis began. We risk a real scarring of the ...
  • Looking for a job can sometimes feel like a slow and lonely experience. But it doesn’t have to be this way. A recruiter will speed up your job hunt, make the process much more collaborative and greatly improve your chances of landing the perfect new role. Here’s why a successful job search strate...
  • Despite the impact of the pandemic on unemployment, the labour market has roared back to life, and there are already signs of the sector tightening as in the start of 2020. Organisations have increasingly specific skills' needs as transformation accelerates, and challenges that existed pre-2020 s...
  • The UK Government’s ambitious ‘Project Gigabit’ aims for a minimum of 85% of households and businesses – that’s 30 million premises in the hardest-to-reach 20% of the country – to have access to gigabit broadband by the end of 2025.
  • For over 55 years, the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey (MEOS) has asked employers across the globe how they anticipate hiring to change at their organisation in the next quarter.
  • To stay ahead of the competition and hire the best quality candidates for your roles, job location and remote working are now key considerations to factor into your recruitment strategy.