All posts written by Ellie Green

Totaljobs social care report: third party references

The below research is referenced in Totaljobs latest report, ‘Social care: how employers can future-proof an industry in need’: [1] Age UK, Later life in the United Kingdom 2019 [2] Centre for Workforce Intelligence, Forecasting the Adult Social Care Workforce to 2035, July 2016 [3] The measurement of value of goods and services, calculated by output minus consumption. [4] UK Parliament: Medical services.
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Tackling the gender pay gap

Equal Pay Day falls in early November every year, which, according to the Fawcett Society is 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), the pay gap for.
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Totaljobs announces industry-first partnership with Applicant Tracking System, SmartRecruiters

Totaljobs has announced an industry-first partnership with renowned US talent acquisition software SmartRecruiters. This offering gives Totaljobs 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. The offering This unique offering has been developed in a bid to allow recruiters to.
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Employer brand: 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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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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Office features: what is the impact of your workplace features? From the ‘cool’ to the practical

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 bring psychometric testing into the UK recruitment market

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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The UK’s accounting and finance skills shortage

Following our research into the UK skills shortage, Totaljobs 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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The UK’s technology skills shortage

Earlier this year, Totaljobs 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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Workplace loneliness: a guide to helping lonely employees

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 fit.
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