Surge in firms hiring admin staff shows employers are looking to reopen offices, says Reed boss

A surge in firms hiring admin staff shows employers are looking at reopening offices after the national lockdown ends, a jobs market expert has today claimed. As it was this morning announced unemployment figures had reached a five-year high, James Reed, from recruiting firm Reed, said the number of jobs available on his company’s site was actually … Read more

Surge in firms hiring admin staff shows employers are looking to reopen offices, says Reed boss

A surge in firms hiring admin staff shows employers are looking at reopening offices after the national lockdown ends, a jobs market expert has today claimed. As it was this morning announced unemployment figures had reached a five-year high, James Reed, from recruiting firm Reed, said the number of jobs available on his company’s site was actually … Read more

People reveal the shocking interactions they’ve had with potential employers

Would you REALLY want to work here? Job hunters reveal the worst recruiters they’ve encountered – including a request for ‘good looking’ applicants for a shopping website Bored Panda rounded up hilarious job recruitment fails from around the world  One employer refused to consider applicants who didn’t already have a job Another was hiring a … Read more

Could UK employers force staff to get a coronavirus vaccine?

It is ‘highly unlikely’ private employers could force staff to get a Covid jab when one finally becomes available, according to lawyers. Although most of Britain will need to get vaccinated to achieve herd immunity and stop the disease spreading, a jab can’t be given without people’s consent.  A Covid vaccine may soon become a … Read more

Good news for pandemic jobseekers! The employers with HUNDREDS of vacancies

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on the employment market – but there’s a light at the end of the tunnel for struggling jobseekers.  The world’s largest job site Indeed is launching a two-day virtual hiring event next week, where more than a dozen major firms will have over 2,000 roles up for grabs across England … Read more

Employers increasing levels of surveillance in an attempt to recreate office at home

Could your boss be SPYING on you? Employers fearing a productivity dip as lockdown continues are turning to surveillance to ‘create an office atmosphere’ for home workers Dr Claudia Pagliari says managers have ‘ramped up’ tracking their employees  Digital tracking on apps such as Slack and Microsoft Teams logs worker’s time  Co-founder of tech startup is turning … Read more

When does the Kickstart Scheme begin and when can employers advertise jobs?

The launch of the Kickstart Scheme to create jobs for younger people on Universal Credit is still lacking the final details despite being announced nearly two months ago, This is Money can reveal. Meanwhile, some employers are already advertising for future roles through the scheme, with several spotted on recruitment platforms LinkedIn, Monster and Totaljobs … Read more

Big firms in no rush to return to their headquarters with biggest employers planning only 40% back

The drive to bring British workers back to the office from coronavirus lockdown may have hit a roadblock – after some of country’s biggest firms said only 40 per cent will return from home.  Although some companies, including accountancy giant Deloitte and law firm Slaughter and May have allowed employees back, others have been more … Read more

Big firms in no rush to return to their headquarters with biggest employers planning only 40% back

The drive to bring British workers back to the office from coronavirus lockdown may have hit a roadblock – after big business signaled it could stay home. Although some companies, including accountancy giant Deloitte and law firm Slaughter and May have allowed employees back, others have been more reluctant to act. Remote working – complete … Read more

How will Britain get back to the office? Employers grapple with PM’s plea for workers to return

Boris Johnson’s clarion call for the nation’s workforce to return to offices to save Britain’s economy will be treated with caution by swathes of employers and employees, they tell MailOnline. The Prime Minister urged businesses operating remotely to ‘get back into work’ to breathe life back into the cash-starved high street and jump-start the recovery. … Read more