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Company culture a priority for more than half of young jobseekers

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Culture is the most important factor when deciding whether to accept a new role for half (50%) of 21–28-year olds in full-time employment, while another 41% of all young job seekers said culture is one of their main considerations, new research has revealed. The survey of 1,000 adults in full-time employment aged 21-28, by emerging talent […]

These are the most common reasons job candidates fail background checks

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Globally, more than one in 10 people applying for jobs last year had unexplained gaps on their CVs (14%) or employment histories (10%). Meanwhile 9% of candidates failed to disclose that they, or a company they had been on the board of, had been sued in a civil litigation case. In the UK, the top […]

Ten ways to secure employee retention amidst The Great Resignation

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Whilst staying at a company for five, 10 or 20 years used to be perfectly normal protocol, since 2021 The Great Resignation has highlighted what has quietly been happening for the last decade; valuable employees are dictating what will keep them in their role because they are astutely aware of their own value and employers […]

How to win the recruitment and retention race

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Covid-19 has changed the world for good, and as the world of work has changed, the expectations and demands of employees have grown. As the world starts to emerge from restrictions and lockdowns, the race to secure resources has begun and, within organisations, human resources and the quality of those human resources are crucial. Therefore, […]

Half of UK employees seeking other work

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The wave of Great Resignation churn continues to grow as 50% of UK employees are looking to switch jobs, naming non-competitive salary and benefits (24%) as the main motivating factor. This is according to new research from HR and payroll specialist SD Worx, with other top reasons listed for changing job as poor work atmosphere […]

Firms must work harder to attract the best candidates

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The annual salary survey 2021-22 from London-based, Executive Support Recruiter, Bain and Gray www.bainandgray.com shows a candidate-tight market where companies need to go the extra mile to attract quality new recruits, particularly in junior positions.  The salary survey was conducted among new hires recruited into positions throughout 2021, from a client base including boutique financial services, new […]

Two in five UK workers ready to leave their job in 2022

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Over two fifths of UK workers plan to change jobs in 2022, research from Soffos.ai has revealed. The global producer of AI-powered EdTech solutions commissioned an independent survey among more than 1,200 UK adults in both full-time and part-time employment. It found 43% are either actively looking for or considering finding a new job by the end of 2022. Of this sample, […]

New report outlines how to tackle the ‘Great Resignation’

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With job vacancies in the UK at an all-time high, new research shows that over half of people (55%) will consider the quality of an office when it comes to taking on a new role. The findings are part of Peldon Rose’s new Powered by People report, which takes a deep dive into the way […]

It’s time for the Great Re-engagement

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2021 was full of talk about ‘the great resignation’ with people purported to be leaving their jobs in droves as one of the consequences of Covid inspired them to want and expect more from their employers.  For some businesses this may have driven change but for others change has not been so forthcoming. Now, one […]

New recruit negligence – ineffective onboarding risks losing employees

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UK companies risk losing new-hire employees during their crucial first months, according to a new study. 63% of employees who started new jobs within the last year felt that the onboarding process they received was ‘insufficient’, with companies failing to adapt the process to hybrid and remote working. Employees in the first year of their […]