All posts written by Steve Warnham

Are employers overlooking the potential of an ageing workforce?

The latest research from Totaljobs and Robert Walters has revealed that three quarters of people in their 50s have never been offered a promotion by their current employer. What’s more, a third are not aware of what they need to do in order to get one. This comes in spite of the ONS estimation that by 2020 one in.
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The impact of negative working relationships and how to fix them

Fall outRecent research from Totaljobs has found that 6 in 10 UK workers have someone they consider to be a ‘work enemy’. While ‘enemy’ may seem a strong word, the impact poor working relationships can have on a team, and department shouldn’t be underestimated. Our research revealed that over three-quarters of people who say that they have a poor.
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Totaljobs Insight Breakfast: The rise of the Northern Pound

Following the release of our research into The Northern Pound, which found that £1 is worth almost 20% more in the North compared to London, Totaljobs hosted the first in a series of roundtable events. Taking place in Dakota Deluxe, Leeds on February 26th, Totaljobs’ Alison Edwards was joined by Professor of Economics at Lancaster University Geraint Johnes.
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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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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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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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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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Half of Brits willing to relocate within the UK for work

Last month, with insight from nearly 400,000 people worldwide, totaljobs revealed that London was the world’s most attractive city for work. However, it wasn’t all good news for UK employers, with the research also finding that not only has the UK fallen in the global rankings; nearly two-thirds of Brits are now open to moving overseas for work. But.
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The real cost of the UK productivity crisis

The latest totaljobs research has revealed that UK businesses lose £4,500 each year on every unproductive worker. The UK’s productivity levels, calculated by looking at the GDP output per hour worked, has stagnated since the 2008 financial crisis, and currently sits 20% lower than pre-recession trends forecasted, leaving the UK as the second least productive country in the G7. To find out.
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Two thirds of employers expect to face skills shortages in 2018

Totaljobs, Jobsite and Robert Walters recently surveyed over 5,000 UK professionals and employers in order to shine a light on the problems facing recruitment in 2018. The outcome of this research is a report entitled ‘Solving the UK Skills Shortage’, which has revealed that two thirds of UK businesses expect to struggle to find the candidates they need.
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