Monthly Archives: November 2011

Social media ban puts off jobseekers under-24

Almost half of under-24s would not work for a firm that has restricted access to Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms, reports a new survey. Silobreaker suggest the survey, which took the opinions of 1,000 people, found that 48 per … Continue reading

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Experience essential, claims survey

Small businesses value experience over qualifications when it comes to the recruitment process. That’s according to a new study from an independent HR and recruitment consultancy, which also found that interviewers value ‘cleanliness’ more so than ‘politeness’. Fresh Business Thinking … Continue reading

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Survey offers improvement ideas for employers

A survey undertaken by ETS, a development and research company, has revealed some of the improvements employers could make in terms of employee engagement. According to the results, some 33 per cent of employees are concerned about the security of … Continue reading

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Job market positive despite unemployment figures rising

The British job market is still thriving, despite figures for quarter three suggesting that unemployment had risen. According to statistics published by Recruiter.co.uk, in the three months leading up to September, the volume of unemployed British people grew by 5.2 … Continue reading

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Scotland Yard requires dialogue with media

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has accepted that its relationship with the press has fallen below expected standards at times, but defended the need for a dialogue between the two sectors, reports The Guardian. Representing the police in Lord Justice … Continue reading

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BBC World Service Trust to receive £90m

A £90 million grant has been awarded to the BBC World Service Trust, which will help to counteract previous funding cuts. According to BBC News, the charity works with a number of broadcasters all over the world – including the … Continue reading

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Future of work revealed

The world of work could look very different in 25 years, according to research undertaken by a professor and her team. Professor Lynda Gratton – who is also the founder of the Hot spots Institute, HR-matters.info revealed - explained what she … Continue reading

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Regulatory review could create TV jobs

The government has been called upon to collect additional fees from broadcasters and other corporations to facilitate investment in the UK television industry. Gerry Morrissey claimed on Left Foot Forward that thousands of broadcast jobs could be created if greater … Continue reading

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Certain words can make job ads more appealing

Inserting certain words in advertisements could make them more appealing to those searching for London jobs or roles throughout the rest of the UK. That’s the finding of a study undertaken by an independent jobsite. Working with a team of … Continue reading

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Radio broadcasters next in line for Ofcom criticism

Ofcom has turned its attention to radio broadcasters in its campaign to prevent children being exposed to explicit content. The regulator recently advised the television industry to be careful about what it airs before the 21:00 watershed, but this time … Continue reading

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