All posts written by Thomas Watson

Graduate Answer Time 2013: how can graduate recruitment address skills shortages?

The great and the good from the world of graduate recruitment gathered yesterday for the fourth Graduate Answer Time event. Hosted by ITV News’ Faye Barker at the plush Royal Society of Chemistry in London, the event focused on the perceived skills gap in graduate candidates. Research recently conducted by totaljobs.com entitled ‘Mind the gap in 2017′ identified that.
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Expert answers: your questions needed for Matt Alder

Experts predict that within 18 months the amount of mobile web traffic will be greater than traditional desktop Internet access. This creates new challenges for recruitment and talent acquisition as candidates go “mobile first” when it comes to their job searches. Matt Alder of MetaShift is an expert in this emerging field. Post your mobile internet recruitment questions to Matt in.
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Totaljobs Barometer report: Q3 2012

The UK jobs market continued to buck expected trends by showing decent growth in the third quarter of 2012, with improvements of 5% from the same period last year and 4% compared to the previous quarter. Is this down to the much-publicised ‘Olympic effect’? Well, this quarter showed the biggest July and August we’ve seen yet on the Barometer, with.
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Graduate jobs: it’s getting tougher for jobseekers

Interested in how the graduate jobs market is moving at the moment? Our latest infographic, based on extensive research, demonstrates that things aren’t getting any easier for graduate jobseekers. .
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Totaljobs Barometer report: Q2 2012

People predicting a double-dip recession will point to the news from our latest Barometer report that the number of jobs has fallen by 5.5% in the last quarter. Compared to the same period last year, however, jobs posted has grown by 6.2%, indicating that things are still improving long-term. The recruitment industry’s traditional New Year surge may well hold a clue.
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