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The UK’s employment market is one of the world’s most affected as a result of coronavirus, and hospitality is suffering the most.
The mistakes of the past and, to be honest, the present will very quickly come home to roost if a massive change isn’t made to the way we train people for employment.
Each year, the media focuses primarily on A-Level results, perpetuating the myth that this route is the only way to a worthwhile, long-term career.
Military veterans hold transferable skills that are perfect for roles in the business economy. However, many don’t get the chance to prove themselves due to stigmas surrounding the applicability of ex-military candidates during recruitment processes. But there is light on the horizon for ex-servicemen and women in the UK, as it’s nearly time for the second annual British Ex-Forces in Business Awards, a unique event that celebrates the commercial achievements of military veterans who have found a second career in the private sector.
Aidan Cramer’s recruitment community rips up the rulebook on how people are expected to apply for their first job. He explains how ‘running experiments’ got him to his winning business idea.
Volkswagen has announced its plan to produce mostly zero-emission cars. Whilst this all sounds great for the environment, it also means that many jobs will be lost as electric models don’t require as much ‘effort’ to build. If this is the case, and other major brands follow Volkswagen’s example, (which seems likely), what will happen to this section of the employment economy?
A study has revealed that HR teams and new employees hold disparate values about what constitutes effective onboarding.
Brexit policies may be ever-shifting, but SMEs can encourage European employees to join them by setting a confident tone across websites and during interviews.
New research has shown that hiring managers are frequently asking candidates “illegal” questions. What is needed is further training from management.
Employees are demanding more flexible working hours, and employers should listen if they want increased productivity and wellbeing in the workplace.
A repeat of March’s strong set of labour statistics was going to be a long shot, some exclaimed. Yet despite weak GDP figures, this is exactly what happened in April.