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Unemployment figures | Personal Career Management

Employment rates take a fall as more and more people find themselves out of work

Employers should invest in female talent, HR director says

A HR director has said that many employers are missing out on talented females employees and suggests that more companies should invest in women who have left work after having children. Speaking to, Valerie Hughes-D'Aeth, HR director at public services provider Amey, said that women often drop out of the workforce after having children because their employers don't given them enough flexibility.

CV survey by Corinne Mills | Personal Career Management

CV Howlers: What NOT to write on your CV MD of Personal Career Management Corinne Mills has completed a CV survey and has found that over 90% of CV's had an error due to spelling, grammar or format and 25% of the CV's were badly presented.

Propel Digital Recruitment Agency London

We are an award-winning recruitment agency supporting advertising, marketing and technology within the digital world. Search for your next digital job today.

The impact of Big Data on the recruitment market

Moneyball is a true story about a baseball team that did not have the money to recruit the very best talent in the game. In order to even the playing field, general manager Billy Beane, adopted a data-driven and evidence-based approach to player recruitment.

Unemployment levels fall, but pay needs to pick up

Placements are up and unemployment is down, according to the latest recruitment industry findings. Recruiters responding to the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs said that they had experienced a continued growth in permanent staff placements, albeit a modest one. This represents the 25th consecutive month of expansion.

The skills leaders need whatever their role

Typical competency models suggest that as a leader progresses to more senior roles in an organisation they need to develop and demonstrate different skills. Frequently team leaders are expected to demonstrate skills that are focussed on achieving day to day results, whereas senior executives might be expected to focus more on strategy and long term planning.

How Do You Know When A New Recruit Is Struggling?

Onboarding new staff is a crucial part of the recruitment process, but how do you spot the signs that they are struggling?

Love the job you’re in

Have you fallen out of love with your job? Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us. Here are our tips for learning to love the job you’re in!