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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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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Over 60% of accounting and finance employers expect a skills shortage

Following our research into the UK skills shortage, totaljobs, Jobsite and Robert Walters have produced a series of industry-specific reports looking at how these issues affect some of the UK’s key industries. With insight from almost 1,000 accounting and finance professionals, we gained an understanding of industry trends, skills shortages and how Brexit may alter the landscape of.
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Over 70% of technology employers expect a skills shortage

Earlier this year, totaljobs, Jobsite and Robert Walters gained insight from over 550 technology professionals across the UK as part of our research into the UK skills shortage. We interrogated the growing skills gap within the industry, and considered how this could be navigated through attraction, recruitment and retention strategies. Our focus for this report included: outlining the.
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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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UK workers experiencing loneliness: how to help

Recent research from totaljobs has revealed that an overwhelming number (60%) of 5,795 people surveyed have experienced loneliness in the workplace. As many as a quarter (26%) of employees have actually left their jobs due to feeling lonely. A range of factors can contribute to loneliness. According to our research, 44% feel isolated due to work-related pressures; 42% because they don’t.
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What is encouraging UK workers to move abroad?

In June 2018, totaljobs launched the latest Decoding Global Talent Report in partnership with The Network and Boston Consulting Group. The report contained findings from 366,000 respondents from 197 countries who offered their insight as part of the Global Talent Survey. The research found that 62% of UK workers would be willing to work abroad.
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Global Talent Survey: In-depth country reports

Following the launch of the Global Talent Survey in June 2018, we have worked alongside our partners in The Network and Boston Consulting Group to produce in-depth reports on some of the world’s largest economies. To view each country’s report, click the link below. UK The UK slips as hot spot for global talent USA The US still top.
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Creating an attractive relocation package

Research from totaljobs has revealed that half of British workers would be willing to relocate within the UK for work. This shows that UK workers are highly mobile within the UK – plus, one in five of the global workforce want to move to Britain. Companies celebrating growth are likely to see this reflected in.
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