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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Why you should not overlook learning and development

Recent totaljobs research has revealed that two in three UK workers have quit a job due to a lack of available learning and development (L&D) opportunities. This research follows a recent study into the UK skills gap, conducted by totaljobs and Robert Walters, which shows that just 1 in 10 companies are confident they will find the hires they need in.
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We’re hitting Manchester with our biggest ever advertising campaign

MancJanuary saw the launch of our largest ever advertising campaign in London, and from 12th February, we are taking over Manchester. We’ll be targeting candidates on their commute to elevate their job search with totaljobs. Our eye-catching adverts will be seen over 55 million times over the next 5 months, reaching 90% of the adult population of Manchester. You will.
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Recap: The RAD Awards 2018

Last night (25th Jan 2018), the best creative minds in the UK recruitment industry attended the 2018 RAD Awards hosted by Russell Kane at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. Once again, totaljobs was proud to join as headline sponsor for the awards, giving employers and recruiters the chance to share, recognise and celebrate the fantastic work that goes into creative recruitment, from.
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OUR BIGGEST OUTDOOR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN IS NOW LIVE

It’s time to take totaljobs to the next level At totaljobs, we’re here to help you hire the talent you need.  And after a record-breaking 2017, we are excited to share the details of our biggest advertising campaign yet. Our outdoor advertising campaign is now live and throughout 2018 our eye-catching adverts will continue to attract candidates across the UK. Over 90% of.
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January jobs rush? 20% increase in jobs advertised as Britain returns to work

January A record 54,000 jobs were advertised on totaljobs in the first week of 2018. 20% more than the same week last year. Education (+61%), Travel, Leisure & Tourism (+53%) and Customer Services (+42%) were among the fastest growing sectors Skills shortages, improving productivity and the gender pay gap all to influence the employment landscape in 2018 Britain’s job market continued to thrive in.
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Only the brave will win #RADS2018

As headline sponsor we are delighted to congratulate the shortlisted nominees for the RAD awards 2018. With just a few months until the big awards ceremony, where we will celebrate the best in recruitment communication, the judges have whittled down the nominees to the shortlists below. With 17 categories ranging from diversity and inclusion, to out of home advertising.
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The case for Returnships

With a skills shortage facing the UK, many companies have found that they are lacking the skills and experience they need to thrive. Totaljobs has been looking at potential techniques that business can use to tackle the skills shortage, and one stand-out option is: Returnships. That’s not a typo – and if you haven’t heard of a Returnship, you’re not alone.
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Interview questions you can’t afford to ignore

InterviewYou’ve advertised your job and drawn up your shortlist of candidates, but you can’t go by CV alone – it’s time for the interview. As part of #TheElevatorPitch campaign, we immersed ourselves into the interview process, asking what candidates and recruiters expect – and how can we make interviews smoother for all parties. Positively, we discovered.
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