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UK suffering from huge shortage in skilled workers

The UK is suffering from a momentous shortage of skilled workers, according to new research. A study conducted by recruitment firm Hays has ranked the UK as having the fourth-worst supply of skilled workers in the whole of Europe, behind … Continue reading

First Monday of September is a popular day to look for a new job

The first Monday in September is one of the most popular days to look for a new job online, it has been claimed. Simon Devitt, who is a director of classified adverts for newspaper publishing company Local World Ltd, believes that many Brits look … Continue reading

Technology sector to create plenty of senior management roles

A plethora of senior management roles are set to be created in the technology sector this year, according to a new study. The latest edition of Barclays’ Job Creation survey has indicated that 57 per cent of technology companies are … Continue reading

Jobseekers should avoid using abbreviations in CVs

Jobseekers should refrain from using abbreviations in their CV if they want to increase their chances of being offered a job interview, according to a new survey. In a poll conducted by recruitmentrevolution.com, 82 per cent of employers agreed that … Continue reading

Brits have six jobs throughout their working lives

The average Briton has six different jobs throughout their working life, according to new research. A study of 2,000 British employees conducted by Beneden Health has concluded that Brits typically attend ten job interviews throughout their career, nailing more than … Continue reading

Google scanning all publicly available CVs

Google is scanning every CV that is publicly available on the internet, in an effort to find talented new employees. The search giant has developed an algorithm which automatically grades how well a candidate might fit in to a role … Continue reading

Job interview process has lengthened since recession

The job interview process has become far lengthier since the onset of the recession, according to new research. A study by Randstad has indicated that jobseekers now have to undergo 3.4 interviews in order to land a senior position in … Continue reading

CV worries stifle executive job hunts

Nearly a third of those in executive roles are likely to be searching for a new job this month, but many are worried about composing a winning CV. In a new survey of executives conducted by AGM Transitions, 31 per … Continue reading

Create a new CV for every application, say recruiters

Creating a different CV for every application could be the key to success for jobseekers  Two recruitment experts have discussed the benefits of slightly altering a CV for every job that an applicant wants to apply for. Pippa Rothery, who … Continue reading

Jobseekers urged to ‘optimise’ CV to beat automated screening

Jobseekers have been advise to ‘optimise’ their CV so that it isn’t rejected by automated screen software. Jeremy l’Anson, who is a professional careers coach and author, has noted that increasingly, businesses are now using this type of software to … Continue reading

UK suffering from huge shortage in skilled workers

The UK is suffering from a momentous shortage of skilled workers, according to new research. A study conducted by recruitment firm Hays has ranked the UK as having the fourth-worst supply of skilled workers in the whole of Europe, behind … Continue reading

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First Monday of September is a popular day to look for a new job

The first Monday in September is one of the most popular days to look for a new job online, it has been claimed. Simon Devitt, who is a director of classified adverts for newspaper publishing company Local World Ltd, believes that many Brits look … Continue reading

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Technology sector to create plenty of senior management roles

A plethora of senior management roles are set to be created in the technology sector this year, according to a new study. The latest edition of Barclays’ Job Creation survey has indicated that 57 per cent of technology companies are … Continue reading

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Jobseekers should avoid using abbreviations in CVs

Jobseekers should refrain from using abbreviations in their CV if they want to increase their chances of being offered a job interview, according to a new survey. In a poll conducted by recruitmentrevolution.com, 82 per cent of employers agreed that … Continue reading

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Brits have six jobs throughout their working lives

The average Briton has six different jobs throughout their working life, according to new research. A study of 2,000 British employees conducted by Beneden Health has concluded that Brits typically attend ten job interviews throughout their career, nailing more than … Continue reading

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Google scanning all publicly available CVs

Google is scanning every CV that is publicly available on the internet, in an effort to find talented new employees. The search giant has developed an algorithm which automatically grades how well a candidate might fit in to a role … Continue reading

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Job interview process has lengthened since recession

The job interview process has become far lengthier since the onset of the recession, according to new research. A study by Randstad has indicated that jobseekers now have to undergo 3.4 interviews in order to land a senior position in … Continue reading

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CV worries stifle executive job hunts

Nearly a third of those in executive roles are likely to be searching for a new job this month, but many are worried about composing a winning CV. In a new survey of executives conducted by AGM Transitions, 31 per … Continue reading

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Create a new CV for every application, say recruiters

Creating a different CV for every application could be the key to success for jobseekers  Two recruitment experts have discussed the benefits of slightly altering a CV for every job that an applicant wants to apply for. Pippa Rothery, who … Continue reading

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Jobseekers urged to ‘optimise’ CV to beat automated screening

Jobseekers have been advise to ‘optimise’ their CV so that it isn’t rejected by automated screen software. Jeremy l’Anson, who is a professional careers coach and author, has noted that increasingly, businesses are now using this type of software to … Continue reading

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