All posts written by Thomas Watson

Studying the work environment – a totaljobs survey

totaljobs survey resultsUnderstanding the ambitions, needs and conflicts of the workplace is the keystone of building a credible and proactive HR policy. It means that your company can offer jobs that people want to apply for while also keeping current employees happy. The totaljobs team have undertaken a survey to identify the pressures and preferences of the workplace, from the benefits.
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What motivates UK jobseekers?

When people in the UK look for a job, they tend to have personal requirements from a new role whether it be an attractive salary, a position that offers a good work/life balance, a reputable employer or a great retirement package. This infographic illustrates what’s most important to UK jobseekers when looking for a new job, what they value most once.
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Why do people want to work abroad?

This year, the Global Talent Survey revealed a number of key findings about jobseekers and their preferences when looking to work abroad. This infographic illustrates where most UK jobseekers would choose to relocate, the top 5 things that would motivate UK jobseekers to move away from home, where global jobseekers would choose to relocate and what they value most in a.
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Entry-level report: infographic

Every year, thousands of young people enter the labour market in the UK and begin looking for work for the first time. Although the employment prospects for entry-level jobseekers, particularly graduates, are frequently discussed, seldom is there an attempt to understand the entry-level job market as a whole. Based on the latest Totaljobs report on the entry-level labour market in conjunction.
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Discussing entry-level jobs

James Frearson from totaljobs.com talks to the Institute for Public Policy Research’s Spencer Thompson about the current state of the entry-level jobs market, and tries to predict the future for this vital sector of the UK economy. .
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Recruiting for the public sector

The latest Totaljobs public sector report, Recruiting for today’s public sector, looks at the issues facing the UK’s biggest employment area in light of the recession and the spending cuts. Here, Public sector director Kathryn Adam talks about the highlights of the report, which can be downloaded at http://response.totaljobs.com/recruiting-for-todays-public-sector. .
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Twitter Party: Cover letter tips with Aimee Bateman

Careers expert Aimee Bateman of CareerCake TV will be live on Totaljobs’ Twitter feed at 2pm on Thurs 9th May. Aimee has helped thousands of people get their dream job while sourcing talent for global corporations. She recently appeared as the careers expert in careers.
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Totaljobs Barometer report: Q1 2013

According to the latest figures from the Totaljobs Barometer, the jobs market has remained pretty static over the past year. With conflicting reports every day of triple-dip recessions, drops in unemployment and of a general lack of confidence in the economy, a 0.4% drop in the jobs posted in Q1 2013 compared to the same period last year seems like.
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Graduate recruitment: are we sitting on a time bomb?

Our recent research into the graduate recruitment market, conducted with Opinium, revealed some startling findings. The bulk of graduate recruiters believe there is currently a skills gap in students emerging from university at the moment, but this is nothing compared to the potential situation looming in four years’ time. As our infographic shows, there will actually be 18% fewer 18-year-olds in.
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Graduate Answer Time 2013: how can graduate recruitment address skills shortages?

The great and the good from the world of graduate recruitment gathered yesterday for the fourth Graduate Answer Time event. Hosted by ITV News’ Faye Barker at the plush Royal Society of Chemistry in London, the event focused on the perceived skills gap in graduate candidates. Research recently conducted by totaljobs.com entitled ‘Mind.
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