Category: Trends

Totaljobs Barometer report: February 2013

While the snow from January has well and truly melted, the UK jobs market remains in a deep freeze with the statistics from February showing little sign of it thawing out at any significant pace. The economy shrank 0.3% in the final quarter of 2012, posing the very real threat of an unprecedented triple-dip recession going into the New Year.
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What came ‘in’ and what went ‘out’ in 2012?

The MD of Ingenium People and prolific HR opinion former, Alastair Cartwright, analyses present and future trends. It’s a scary thought, but it’s already time to review 2012. And what a year it’s been. Following successive recessionary quarters, the Olympics kick started a wave of positive and the green shoots appear to be sprouting. HR actually expanded in the UK workplace,.
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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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