Monthly Archives: March 2011

Two speed jobs market

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies.  …

A works’ outing to Queensland

Tourism Queensland, the tourist board behind the multi award-winning Best Job in the World campaign, today launches its latest competition aimed at rewarding one company with an all expenses paid…

Head-hunters disagree with Davies report

The new Davis report on Women on Boards suggests that FTSE 100 companies should aim to have one female director for every three men. But,  65% of head-hunters say that firms should…

Job Interview Success

We investigate the real factors that make for a successful job interview. It is the day of the interview, you turned up in good time and you have a plan, you…

Looming crisis for female job hunters

The TUC is warning that the government faces a potential crisis in female unemployment – and that its current economic strategy risks making the situation much worse. While more men…

Best companies have caring managers

Following difficult times for many organisations, the 2011 Best Companies to Work For survey shows that more companies than ever have been recognised this year as extraordinary places to work….

Median pay settlement rises sharply to 2.8%

According to IDSPay.co.uk the median pay settlement level has increased sharply to 2.8 per cent in the three months to January 2011. This is up from 2.2 per cent in…

Partnered Workers are Happier Workers

Whether you are married or cohabiting with your partner, the vast majority of couples in the UK are happy in their relationship. Initial findings, from Understanding Society, show that around 90 percent of individuals who are living with a partner are happy with their relationship.