Archive for May, 2011

Employers value mindset over skillset

Employees with a great attitude are around seven times more valuable than a normal employee, according to a new report. In a poll of over 1,000 employers across the globe, 97 per cent said they would hire a less skilled candidate with a good mindset ahead of a well-qualified candidate with a poor attitude. Two-thirds of employers also said that they valued […]

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Social media jobs in demand

Graduates are moving away from IT jobs and opting instead for social media and marketing work, the UK Graduate Careers Survey suggests. In recent years, the IT sector had seen a higher proportion of graduate applications than most others, but recent studies have shown that graduates are increasingly shunning the IT industry in favour of jobs in […]

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Housing mobility scheme aims to make life easier for London commuters

London’s social housing residents are benefiting from a new scheme which allows them to move across the capital for jobs. The scheme, launched by 15 of the capital’s social housing providers, aims to eliminate all the traditional struggles associated with moving house. In order to deal with the struggle many people face to commute to London […]

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The trends in sales recruitment

Sales recruitment is still holding its position as one of the most in demand recruitment sectors as companies fight to remain market leaders or take business from their competitors. Working in sales can be extremely challenging and dynamic, and whilst many people still associate sales with aggressive tactics, this is not the way many companies […]

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UK unemployment down

UK unemployment has dropped for the second quarter in a row, spelling good news for job hunters. HR Magazine confirmed that a new report from the Office for National Statistics revealed that UK unemployment fell by 36,000 in the first quarter of 2011, to 2.46 million. This means that the rate of unemployment is now 7.7 per cent, […]

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Employer confidence rising

Employers are embracing both short-term and long-term recruitment as confidence levels hit the ceiling in the jobs market, reports HR Magazine. According to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s (REC) May JobsOutlook, employers’ attitudes towards recruitment has shifted from disappointing to optimistic, as businesses look to bolster their entire roster of employees. This means recruitment could […]

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London job creation remains steady

The number of jobs in London being created has remained steady over the past two months, the Recruiter has reported. That’s according to figures released by an independent recruitment consultancy, which also confirmed that year-on-year, the number of roles being created had risen. In April 2011, some 15 per cent more roles were created in […]

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