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Employment Crisis of Confidence

If unemployment rates are at a 17 year high, and youth unemployment (16-24 year olds) especially has risen to 991,000 or 21.3%, then how can it be that businesses are struggling to find talent?  Perhaps businesses are being too fussy, or maybe even a higher proportion of the young demographic are unemployable.  Surely not, you...

Vacancy Volumes Indicate Steady Recovery

Throw open the shutters, open the windows, and take the sandbags from the doors. The storm of recession has past, and we can all get back to normal. Perhaps not quite.According to the Office of National Statistics, the UK economy experienced growth of 0.1% in the last quarter, and unemployment unexpectedly fell by 7,000 in...

HR Carnival – 2010, the year ahead

For my sins, I seem to spend every waking hour visiting, testing, and analysing recruitment websites of all kinds.  Through AlljobsUK.com, I monitor developments in the websites of recruitment agencies, job boards, publications and employers.  My purpose is to consult with these companies, and to deliver targeted candidate traffic direct to where vacancies are being...

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