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One in three careers fall short of expectations

October 31, 2014
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One in three employees (33%) report that their career progression to date has failed to meet their expectations, according to the latest CIPD/Halogen Employee Outlook survey. The survey of over 2,500 employees published by the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, in partnership […]

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Demand for skilled staff continues to rise

September 24, 2014
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Leading recruitment franchise business Select Appointments has welcomed the news that demand for staff hit a fifteen year high in August.

In the latest jobs report produced by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) it was revealed that demand for staff in August increased at the fastest pace […]

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New Survey Shows Extensive Use of Social Media for Recruitment

September 18, 2014
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A new survey by eRecruitment specialist Konetic reveals that 80% of HR teams are using social media for sourcing and hiring new staff. However, this high percentage is offset by the fact that 78% also believe that using social media in this way is a major challenge […]

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Right attitude is key for young jobseekers

September 10, 2014
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Select Appointments, one of the UK’s leading recruitment franchisors, has warned young people that their attitude not qualifications is a prime factor in getting a job.

The latest statistics from REC show that 64% of employers have recruited a young person under the age of […]

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