UK named as third best country for employment
Posted on 18/01/2016
The UK is the third best country when it comes to HR and recruitment, according to new findings. A report unveiled by Glassdoor and written in conjunction with Llewellyn Consulting found that while jobseekers in countries such as Spain, Portugal and Greece struggled to find employment, those in Estonia, Norway and the UK fared much better.
Multitasking ‘does not boost productivity’
Posted on 14/01/2016
Many employers believe that the ability to multi-task leads to higher productivity and increased success rates. However, new research suggests otherwise. Findings published by Steelcase found that those who try to cram in too much are likely to make 50 per cent more mistakes and bad decisions than those who do not.
The internet is changing the face of recruitment
Posted on 13/01/2016
The internet has led to a profound shift in the way that people hunt for jobs, according to new findings. Research published by the Boston Consultancy Group (BCG) and Recruit Works Institute revealed that hunting for a job is now much easier than it used to be.
Female managers paid less than men
Posted on 12/01/2016
Female managers are paid less than their male peers, according to a new study. Research published by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) has revealed that senior female management over the age of 40, are paid 35 per cent less than men in comparable jobs.
A growing number of employees are ‘feeling SAD’
Posted on 11/01/2016
Nearly a quarter of employees are affected by seasonal affective disorder (SAD) new research has shown. Research published by employee health risk specialist Willis PMI Group found that 23 per cent of UK employers experience more distress in the winter months.