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Financial group accredited by jobs network as female-friendly employer

Macquarie Group UK has joined Work180 – an international job network connecting businesses with talented women – to raise awareness of the Group¹s diversity credentials and attract diverse candidates to join the growing organisation. Macquarie is an international diversified financial services…

Inclusive Entry-Level Recruitment Vital for Future Board Diversity

Business leaders must actively engage diverse entry-level talent to overcome a crippling lack of diversity at the most senior levels of business. That is the advice from global talent acquisition and management specialist, Alexander Mann Solutions. The recommendation comes following…

Multi-generational workforce helps Cardiff charity support disabled cyclists

A Welsh Government drive to encourage a multi-generational workforce is being backed by a bike charity that helps people with disabilities enjoy the benefits of cycling. Pedal Power has joined the ‘People Don’t Have a ‘Best Before’ Date campaign’, a…

Employers struggling to access disabled talent

The Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI) has launched RIDI 100: a directory of recruitment service providers which are committed to the inclusion of disabled jobseekers. The introduction of the resource comes in response to a survey of internal hiring managers…

Study reveals discrimination as CVs with ‘non British names’ don’t result in interviews – except in tech sector

Competing to land a job in the UK is tough – although a new study from StandOut CV reveals it’s significantly tougher if you don’t have a “British sounding” name on your CV. The CV advice site took one good CV from 6…

How can recruiters increase workplace diversity?

James McGill, VP International Customer Success, EMEA & APAC at HireVue discusses the steps recruiters can take to increase diversity in their hiring process Diversity and inclusion are all too often the cause for many a sleepless night in the…

Fifty-eight percent of UK businesses find hiring and onboarding overseas staff challenging

Over half (58 percent) of UK businesses say that hiring and onboarding overseas staff is challenging, according to new research from Elements Global Services. Surveying 500 UK businesses across seven key industries, including technology, finance and manufacturing, the research revealed navigating…

Why organisations should strive for early talent diversity

Guest post from Will Shepherd, CEO, Cohesion The Early Talent market is changing and becoming increasingly competitive.  In fact, in 2017, the number of students planning to go to university fell to its lowest level in 8 years. Companies are…

Genius Within wins ERSA awards for supporting jobseekers with disabilities into work

Genius Within CIC, an organisation that specialises in the workplace support of adults with neuro-differences has won recognition from the Employability Related Services Association (ERSA), for demonstrating exceptional commitment in supporting jobseekers with disabilities and health conditions to achieve sustained…

Sparta Global named Female Grad Tech Employer of the Year 2018

Graduate IT training and services provider Sparta Global has been named Female Grad Tech Employer of the Year in the Women in Tech 2018 awards. Women in tech is an organisation dedicated to helping women experience a fulfilled and successful career in tech. As…