Category Archives: Recruitment and Selection

Drop in migrant workers to UK

A special report commissioned by the BBC World Service has found that the global recession has had a marked effect on international migration. Fewer people are moving abroad for work but those who are already abroad are, for the most … Read More »

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Recession prompts rise in staff engagement levels

With all the talk about increasing unemployment and redundancies, it was encouraging to read about a recent survey commissioned by Best Companies that found that the recession was increasing staff engagement levels. Best Companies, a workplace engagement specialist, conducted the … Read More »

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Class of 2009 face tough job market

Hundreds of thousands of students across the country are graduating from university this summer and are finding out that it’s not going to be easy to walk into a dream job. Graduate jobs have been cut by one quarter this … Read More »

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UK jobs market shows signs of revival

With all the doom and gloom of late it’s great to finally hear some good news: – It appears that the job market could be recovering from the effects of the recession. According to a new report by the Recruitment … Read More »

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High class HR functions in the University sector

Research has shown that there has been a considerable improvement in Human Resource Management (HRM) practice at HEIs in England, aided by HEFCE funding over the last 8 years. The research which was commissioned by HEFCE and UCEA showed that … Read More »

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