UK Some Of The Most Unhappiest Employees In The World

The UK has one of lowest levels of staff satisfaction, ranking sixth in an international study of employee happiness, according to research released by global recruitment consultancy Robert Half. Working alongside happiness and well-being expert Nic Marks of Happiness Works, Marks’ team evaluated the levels of employee happiness among more than 23,000 working professionals across Europe, […]

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 […]

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 […]

RIDI: Apprenticeship Levy ‘Prime Opportunity’ To Unlocking Disabled Talent

The Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI) has declared the Apprenticeship Levy will offer employers a ‘prime opportunity’ to improve disabled talent pipelines, as a result of its recent roundtable discussion. Attended by a diverse mix of representatives from both private and public sector companies, key recommendations as a result of the event included: raising the […]

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 […]

Hutt: “Employers Are Far Too Quick To Make Judgements On The Wrong Information”

Search Party is on a quest to redefine how companies around the world are hiring their employees. Its recruitment marketplace has attracted millions of professionals represented by over 1,500 recruiters and, together, they are making the hiring process faster, easier and more profitable for everyone involved. Here, we caught up with Search Party’s CEO, Ben […]