The Work-Life Balancing Act

Steve Morgan, freelance SEO consultant and founder of Morgan Online Marketing, explains how he juggles the problematic task of maintaining work-life balance.

44% Of European Employees Paid Late, New Research Claims

More than two-fifths of European employees have either been paid late or incorrectly by their employers, according to new analysis by SD Worx. The global HR and service provider revealed 48% of the 4,000 employees surveyed had been paid incorrectly, with 79% having to pinpoint the issue themselves. The online survey, which collected responses from … Continue reading 44% Of European Employees Paid Late, New Research Claims

Permanent Vacancies Stand Strong As Demand For Contractors Dips

Recruiters have reported a steady rise in the number of permanent vacancies available, while the demand for contractors has plunged 13% year-on-year. Data collected by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) reveals considerable differences between the trade association’s core sector groups in terms of hiring activity. While permanent vacancies across both finance and engineering … Continue reading Permanent Vacancies Stand Strong As Demand For Contractors Dips

Candidate Engagement Strategies ‘Must Hit The Mark’ Before GDPR Launch

Businesses have just a matter of months to make sure candidate engagement strategies are hitting the mark or risk losing access to valuable talent pools, the talent acquisition specialist Alexander Mann Solutions has warned. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules, due to come into effect in May 2018, means that organisations must soon … Continue reading Candidate Engagement Strategies ‘Must Hit The Mark’ Before GDPR Launch

Hiring Mistakes Costing UK Businesses Billions

A new report from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has determined UK businesses are failing to hire the right person for two out of five roles, costing billions every year. Produced in partnership with Indeed, Perfect match: Making the right hire and the cost of getting it wrong defines the real cost of poor … Continue reading Hiring Mistakes Costing UK Businesses Billions

Retaining Graduates ‘Increasingly Difficult’ For Employers

UK employers are typically losing 16% of their graduate intake within the first two years, a survey conducted by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) has revealed. The number has increased from 9% last year, and 20% of graduates leave by the first year after completing a graduate training scheme; rising to 46% after five … Continue reading Retaining Graduates ‘Increasingly Difficult’ For Employers

Hotelopia: “Employees Are No Longer Looking For Just A Salary – They Want A Unique Package”

Hotelopia isn’t just about accommodation – they provide a full range of travel services from transfers, sightseeing tours, activities and car hire to customers and workplaces in more than 185 countries worldwide. Here, we talk with Jon French, head of B2B2C Solutions, to discuss the company’s unique position in the employee benefits market, why employers … Continue reading Hotelopia: “Employees Are No Longer Looking For Just A Salary – They Want A Unique Package”