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REC urges creation of temp jobs

30 Nov 2007

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has urged the government to ensure that more temporary jobs are created as a result of the Employment Ministers of Europe meeting next month. Ministe...

Students 'should check office equipment'

30 Nov 2007

Students preparing to start graduate jobs in an office environment may want to check the cleanliness of the keyboards and mice when they get there, according to a report. PROtech IT Hygiene, a UK IT e...

Graduate unemployment 'at its lowest'

29 Nov 2007

Graduates are enjoying the lowest rate of unemployment for seven years, according to a new report. The research, from the What do Graduates Do? report by the Higher Education Careers Services Unit (H...

Belfast to get jobs increase

29 Nov 2007

Engineering graduates in Northern Ireland may have more employment opportunities, after Bombardier Aerospace announced it is going to create over 300 new jobs in Belfast.The company has announced its ...

Engineering sector workload increases

28 Nov 2007

Engineering graduates could be boosted by the news that the sector is experiencing increasing workloads, meaning more jobs could be created, according to a report. The Association for Consultancy and ...

Temp workers could gain more rights

27 Nov 2007

Graduates with temporary jobs could receive a boost as it emerges temporary workers could get full employment rights after six weeks of working at a company, reports personneltoday.com. The Agency Wor...

Online and print best way to advertise

27 Nov 2007

Companies looking to recruit graduates and other employees get the best results when they use online and newspaper advertising campaigns together, according to a report. The research, carried out by T...

Graduates told not to expect 007 careers

26 Nov 2007

Students looking to start graduate careers with MI6 have been warned that their employees are not like James Bond. Secret agents have been allowed to speak on the record for the first time as the agen...

Female graduates 'need to be sensitive'

26 Nov 2007

Female students who want graduate jobs as managers have been warned by a new study that employees react badly to women who seem unkind and insensitive. The research, carried out by Kristin Byron, assi...

Gaming jobs gain popularity among grads

23 Nov 2007

Increasing numbers of students are exploring graduate careers in gaming, it has emerged.According to Nick Dettmar, managing director of Computer People, the gaming industry has grown in popularity thr...

Philosophy top trumps for graduate jobs

22 Nov 2007

A degree in philosophy has gained in value when it comes to finding graduate careers, it has emerged.Statistics from the Higher Education Statistics Agency show that philosophy students are having bet...

Graduates sought in Welsh IT jobs

22 Nov 2007

There is a major shortage of graduates going into IT careers in Wales, it has emerged.According to the director of IT Wales, Beti Williams, there is a growing shortfall in candidates of careers in IT,...

Graduate engineers in high demand

22 Nov 2007

There is a shortage in skilled graduate engineers meaning that those seeking graduate jobs will be much sought after. In the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) Skil...

Graduate career seekers to get pay hike

21 Nov 2007

Graduate jobs will be among those benefiting from a significant boost to average UK salaries this year.Recent research, part of a Monthly Salary Index, has shown that the current average advertised sa...

Academics get considerable pay rise

20 Nov 2007

Higher education staff have received a three per cent pay rise taking average earnings to an impressive £42,620 this year.This takes earnings for these staff to £10,000 pounds more than average earn...

New lawyers raking it in

19 Nov 2007

City lawyers' average starting salaries have risen to over £60,000, it has emerged.According to research by legal recruitment company Hughes-Castell, this is the highest level ever reached and reflec...

Government pledges better training for Brits

19 Nov 2007

The government is set to create as many as 7.5 million training placements as part of the prime minister's pledge to provide "British jobs for British workers", it has emerged.Aimed at equipping Briti...

Thousands of new positions created

19 Nov 2007

An impressive 45,614 new jobs were created in Britain last month according to the latest Job Creation Index (JCI).The figure represents a 31 per cent rise in creations from the October 2006 and is goo...

IT recruiters after young talent

16 Nov 2007

IT firms are increasingly looking to recruit fresh young talent, it has emerged.A survey on cwjobs.co.uk compiled by Salary Services has revealed that the number of jobs advertised for junior staff IT...

Happy workers found to be sexier

16 Nov 2007

Finding a job that you are happy in can improve your sex life, according to recent research.It has been found that, after a good day at work, contented employees are twice as likely to have sex with t...

Employees can benefit from 'proactivity'

15 Nov 2007

Employee training outfit WiseUpAtWork has designed new ways to train workers to be proactive and confident, the company claims.By using innovative methods that can be delivered over broadband, employe...

Student jobs changing

13 Nov 2007

Increasingly students are forgoing the traditional jobs of bartending and waiting tables to branch into more career-orientated jobs, a recent study has found.A full 40 per cent of students that work n...

'Too young' employee wins court case

13 Nov 2007

A tribunal has ruled that a London club that fired a 20-year-old employee for being too young violated age discrimination laws.Megan Thomas, 20, alleged that her boss at London's exclusive Eight Membe...

Graduate salaries rise

13 Nov 2007

In the last year graduate salaries have risen only incrementally, according to research by the Employment Review.The current median starting salary this year is £20,100, which represents a mere three...

Property agent welcomes graduates

12 Nov 2007

Property agent DTZ has hired a bevy of graduates for positions in various departments of the company, reports the Liverpool Daily Post.A full 21 new graduates are to be posted to the outfit's offices ...

Property agent welcomes graduates

12 Nov 2007

Property agent DTZ has hired a bevy of graduates for positions in various departments of the company, reports the Liverpool Daily Post.A full 21 new graduates are to be posted to the outfit's offices ...

Property agent welcomes graduates

12 Nov 2007

Property agent DTZ has hired a bevy of graduates for positions in various departments of the company, reports the Liverpool Daily Post.A full 21 new graduates are to be posted to the outfit's offices ...

Property agent welcomes graduates

12 Nov 2007

Property agent DTZ has hired a bevy of graduates for positions in various departments of the company, reports the Liverpool Daily Post.A full 21 new graduates are to be posted to the outfit's offices ...

Property agent welcomes graduates

12 Nov 2007

Property agent DTZ has hired a bevy of graduates for positions in various departments of the company, reports the Liverpool Daily Post.A full 21 new graduates are to be posted to the outfit's offices ...

Property agent welcomes graduates

12 Nov 2007

Property agent DTZ has hired a bevy of graduates for positions in various departments of the company, reports the Liverpool Daily Post.A full 21 new graduates are to be posted to the outfit's offices ...

Temps to get sick pay

12 Nov 2007

Ministers are to make it mandatory that temporary workers receive pay when they are forced to leave work for being sick, it has been reported. The Fixed Term Employee Regulations 2002 are to be change...

Temps to get sick pay

12 Nov 2007

Ministers are to make it mandatory that temporary workers receive pay when they are forced to leave work for being sick, it has been reported. The Fixed Term Employee Regulations 2002 are to be change...

Temps to get sick pay

12 Nov 2007

Ministers are to make it mandatory that temporary workers receive pay when they are forced to leave work for being sick, it has been reported. The Fixed Term Employee Regulations 2002 are to be change...

Temps to get sick pay

12 Nov 2007

Ministers are to make it mandatory that temporary workers receive pay when they are forced to leave work for being sick, it has been reported. The Fixed Term Employee Regulations 2002 are to be change...

Temps to get sick pay

12 Nov 2007

Ministers are to make it mandatory that temporary workers receive pay when they are forced to leave work for being sick, it has been reported. The Fixed Term Employee Regulations 2002 are to be change...

Temps to get sick pay

12 Nov 2007

Ministers are to make it mandatory that temporary workers receive pay when they are forced to leave work for being sick, it has been reported. The Fixed Term Employee Regulations 2002 are to be change...

TUC: Give temp workers equal rights

09 Nov 2007

Temp workers should have the same rights as other members of staff, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has said.Currently, there are ongoing discussions about an EU Temporary Agency Directive, which the ...

Cadbury launches recruitment chatroom

09 Nov 2007

Cadbury Schweppes has launched a chatroom to allow future graduate recruits to learn more about the company. Cadbury Schweppes is currently planning to recruit 20 graduates next year and the site allo...

Students 'should know employment stats'

08 Nov 2007

David Willetts, the shadow universities minister, has said it is important that students have access to employment information when choosing their courses. Mr Willetts' comments, which were given to t...

Graduates' careers show good progression

07 Nov 2007

Graduates are seeing a positive progression in their careers, according to the results of a recent survey.The Higher Education Statistic Agency (HESA) and Destination of Leavers from Higher Education ...

Extension to workers' flexibility rights

07 Nov 2007

Prime Minister Gordon Brown set out proposals for an extension to the rights to flexible working in his first Queen's Speech yesterday."My government will bring forward proposals to help people achiev...

Study reveals graduates earn the big bucks

06 Nov 2007

Some graduates will be earning high-end salaries just three years after graduating, a study has found.According to figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), one in 30 men and one in ...

Bonus boosts expected in finance jobs

06 Nov 2007

City workers expect their bonuses to be bolstered despite the financial difficulties afflicting the UK this year.According to City firm Joslin Rowe, financial services workers are expecting bonuses 12...

Many looking for job change

05 Nov 2007

Many people are unhappy with their job and looking to leave their current employer for a different position. According to a recent survey by Norris and Partners, almost half (43.6 per cent) of all res...

NUS supports job training overhaul

05 Nov 2007

The National Union of Students (NUS) has voiced its support for Gordon Brown's plans to restructure the government's approach to apprenticeships. In an announcement, the prime minister proposed the pr...

Women unite to highlight pay gap

02 Nov 2007

The Fawcett Society have teamed up with UNISON to raise awareness of the ever-present issue of inequality of pay between the genders, declaring October 30th Women's No Pay Day. Research shows that 71 ...

Internships used to improve prospects

02 Nov 2007

Most students and graduates have, or are planning to complete a period of internship as a means to improve their future job prospects. In a survey carried out by Milkround.com, 90 per cent of the grad...

Employers using Facebook for checks

02 Nov 2007

Employers are increasing turning to social networking sites such as Facebook to carry out additional, informal checks on potential employees. According to research by Crone Corkill and FSS, 7.5 per ce...

Young people need better jobs guidance

01 Nov 2007

Young people in Britain are not receiving adequate guidance on careers, according to research by The Inspiring Futures Foundation. It found in a survey that 68 per cent of those asked felt better care...

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