All posts written by Ellie Green

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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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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How can technology improve candidate experience and selection?

On 5th July 2018, at this year’s RecFest, the sun was shining, there was a buzz to the air and coffees in hand as over 1500 recruiters descended upon Hawker House, London. Totaljobs is thrilled to sponsor an event that sees people from across the industry sharing experiences, challenges and opportunities within recruitment. One speaker on the day.
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London is still the most attractive city for work

London is still the most attractive city for work London has remained the number one city for work, according to the latest findings from the Global Talent Survey. As in 2014, the UK’s capital was the most appealing for global workers who were asked where they would consider working abroad. The Global Talent Survey is a comprehensive look at the global stage,.
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