A new survey revealed that one in two (51%) in the UK plan to actively look for new jobs in the next six months. ‘Higher salary’ remains the most valued reason for wanting to move jobs at 42%, followed by ‘meaningful and impactful work’ at 13%.
As the climate crisis and net zero targets continue to drive debate, the latest Hiring Trends Index report, a quarterly survey of 1,011 HR decision makers from Totaljobs reveals that there is more demand for green skills in the UK economy than ever before.
More than two-thirds (71%) of respondent businesses have been impacted by labour shortages over the last year and nearly eight in 10 (77%) believe that access to skills is a threat to labour market competitiveness, in a new survey out today.
With the news headlines full of warnings that the UK economy is set to slow in 2023 and 2024, that inflation will remain relatively high and that the cost of living continues to bite, Wave’s jobs and applications data for Q3 is proving that the market is remaining buoyant.
82 per cent of businesses have changed their office space needs to accommodate a flexible working approach which includes more than half of businesses opening offices or working spaces outside of city centres, according to a new survey from IWG.
Half of new graduates* have stated that it’s taken them over six months to find professional employment since leaving university – whilst less than a fifth (17%) of experienced workers (non-grads) have stated that their job hunt has lasted this long.
Falling for the second consecutive rolling quarter, from 5.4% (revised) in the three months to the end of July, to 5% in the three months to the end of August, this month’s research suggests pay awards have reached their peak.
The number of new job adverts this August has remained at a robust level each week, suggesting greater confidence among hiring companies than last summer, finds the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and Lightcast’s latest Labour Market Tracker.
With the welcome news that UK inflation fell further than expected in June to 7.9%, the latest salary data from the UK's leading independent job board, CV-Library, reveals the stark reality for UK professionals.