‘Tis the season for temporary work

Despite ever-changing work practices and employment trends, some things stay constant. One such thing is seasonal working, and in the run up to Christmas, totaljobs and Jobsite have recorded 1.6 million applications from candidates looking for seasonal work. This marks an 11% increase year on year, rising from just over 1.4 million for the same period in 2017. In a similar.
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‘Tis the season for temporary work

Despite ever-changing work practices and employment trends, some things stay constant. One such thing is seasonal working, and in the run up to Christmas, totaljobs and Jobsite have recorded 1.6 million applications from candidates looking for seasonal work. This marks an 11% increase year on year, rising from just over 1.4 million for the same period in 2017. In a similar.
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What actions are employers taking to tackle the gender pay gap?

Saturday 10th November marks Equal Pay Day, according to the Fawcett Society – the day that women effectively stop earning relative to men due to the gender pay gap. This day varies slightly each year to reflect any changes in the gap. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), this year the pay gap for full-time workers.
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New hires paid £1,581 more than existing employees in the same role

The latest research from totaljobs has revealed that new hires earn an average of £1,581 more than existing employees in the same role. With UK employment levels reaching record highs, workers are entering their job search with greater composure and confidence. Meanwhile, with a widely reported skills shortage, employers are facing fierce competition for talent. This means that.
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The 10 things employees want most from a job

Guest author Victoria Sviggum dissects the findings from the Global Talent Survey Job satisfaction. Not only does it lead to a better quality of life for employees, but research also suggests that it is vital for employers too as it increases productivity and performance levels, inspires greater loyalty and improves company reputation –  important for recruiting top talent. So.
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Totaljobs and Jobsite announce industry-first partnership with Applicant Tracking System

Totaljobs and Jobsite have announced an industry-first partnership with renowned US talent acquisition software SmartRecruiters. This offering gives totaljobs and Jobsite customers access to the Applicant Tracking System at no cost, enabling them to hire in a more streamlined way, ensuring recruiters have access to the best candidates for their roles. This unique offering has been developed in a bid to.
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Making the most of employee advocacy

Building your online presence naturally involves looking at the metrics of engagement and reach. While much focus is often placed on boosting the brand through the company website and social channels, this kind of communication typically comes through the voice of the business. In reality, businesses are successful because of their people – so it’s essential that your employees are.
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1.8 million job applications are made in first two weeks of September as Britain returns to work

With a summer of sport behind us and a new school term beginning, September marks the start of more than a new season. For many, the return to work brings a need for change. This has been reflected on the totaljobs and Jobsite platform, with the first two weeks of September bringing a huge surge in jobseeker activity. Application growth As the seasonal.
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Maximising and maintaining productivity in the workplace

The UK’s productivity rate has stagnated following the 2008 financial crisis, meaning the country is not only at least 20% below pre-recession trends forecasted, it is one of the least productive nations in the G7. With this in mind, totaljobs and our partner Jobsite wanted to take an in-depth look at the intricacies of workplaces around the UK to see how.
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What are the benefits of a ‘cool’ office?

The latest research from totaljobs has revealed that one in three employers are actively investing in their office space in a bid to boost staff wellbeing and ultimately increase productivity. Added office features serve multiple functions, ranging from the practical, to those  promoting comfort and wellbeing, as well as that added ‘cool’ factor. The top ten most common features are: See an.
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Totaljobs and Good&Co integrate to bring psychometric testing into UK recruitment

Totaljobs is announcing a new integration with candidate personality and company culture matching platform Good&Co. This exciting development means that employers advertising on totaljobs can ask applicants to complete a psychometric test, helping them to assess their suitability further before an interview. This industry first aims to revolutionise recruitment, by making the process more efficient, so recruiters can optimise their.
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