January jobs rush: almost 1.3 million applications as candidates make their next career move

January 2019 is speeding by and jobseekers have been busy. We typically see a spike in activity on Totaljobs.com and Jobsite.co.uk at the start of each new year, and 2019 is no exception. Once people return back to work after the holidays, career goals are on the minds of many, meaning people are ready to get stuck into the job.
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Kickstarting 2019 with a new Totaljobs brand campaign: Get everything you need from a job

1st January 2019 marks not only the start of the New Year, but the launch of our latest advertising campaign, along with a refreshed brand positioning. The new multichannel campaign is our biggest to date, targeting 18-54-year-olds in the North of England between now and 31st March. It can be seen at home on TV and Video On Demand; out and.
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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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How to make your company transgender-inclusive

Joanne Lockwood is the founder and CEO of SEE Change Happen, which provides organisations and businesses with advice and services on equality, diversity and inclusion. It specialises in awareness and support in the workplace in relation to LGBT+, transgender, and gender non-conforming people. In this article Joanne reflects on research by totaljobs on trans employee.
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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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What actions are employers taking to tackle the gender pay gap?

Saturday 10th November marks Equal Pay Day, according to the Fawcett Society – 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), this year the pay gap for full-time workers.
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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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Totaljobs and Jobsite announce industry-first partnership with Applicant Tracking System

Totaljobs and Jobsite have announced an industry-first partnership with renowned US talent acquisition software SmartRecruiters. This offering gives Totaljobs and Jobsite 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. This unique offering has been developed in a bid to.
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The 10 things people want most from a job

Guest author Victoria Sviggum dissects the findings from the Global Talent Survey Job satisfaction. Not only does it lead to a better quality of life for employees, but research also suggests that it is vital for employers too as it increases productivity and performance levels, inspires greater loyalty and improves company reputation –  important for recruiting top talent. So.
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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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