Tackling the gender pay gap

Equal Pay Day falls in early November every year, which, according to the Fawcett Society is 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), the pay gap for.
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The importance of employee retention: new hires paid £1,500 more than current staff

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 many.
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Totaljobs announces industry-first partnership with Applicant Tracking System, SmartRecruiters

Totaljobs has announced an industry-first partnership with renowned US talent acquisition software SmartRecruiters. This offering gives Totaljobs 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. The offering This unique offering has been developed in a bid to allow recruiters to.
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Retention: The 10 things people want most from their 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.
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Employer brand: 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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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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Maximising and maintaining productivity in the workplace

The UK’s productivity rate has stagnated following the 2008 financial crisis, meaning the country is not only at least 20% below pre-recession trends forecasted, it is one of the least productive nations in the G7. With this in mind, Totaljobs and our partner Jobsite wanted to take an in-depth look at the intricacies of workplaces around the UK to see how.
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Office features: what is the impact of your workplace features? From the ‘cool’ to the practical

The latest research from Totaljobs has revealed that one in three employers are actively investing in their office space in a bid to boost staff wellbeing and ultimately increase productivity. Added office features serve multiple functions, ranging from the practical, to those  promoting comfort and wellbeing, as well as that added ‘cool’ factor. The top ten most common features are: See an.
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Totaljobs and Good&Co bring psychometric testing into the UK recruitment market

Totaljobs is announcing a new integration with candidate personality and company culture matching platform Good&Co. This exciting development means that employers advertising on Totaljobs can ask applicants to complete a psychometric test, helping them to assess their suitability further before an interview. This industry first aims to revolutionise recruitment, by making the process more efficient, so recruiters can optimise their.
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The UK’s accounting and finance skills shortage

Following our research into the UK skills shortage, Totaljobs and Robert Walters have produced a series of industry-specific reports looking at how these issues affect some of the UK’s key industries. With insight from almost 1,000 accounting and finance professionals, we gained an understanding of industry trends, skills shortages and how Brexit may alter the landscape of.
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