Recruitment

25158132 - concept of business exploration with businesswoman and binoculars

JOB HUNTING NOW MORE LIKE BOOKING A HOLIDAY SAYS NEW RESEARCH

The trend for checking reviews before making significant purchases is filtering into the world of work, according to new research released today by global resourcing specialists BPS World. The research found that job seekers are increasingly reliant on researching their potential employers online and keen to have a number of job offers on the table […]

12257815 - london, uk – november 19, 2011:  ikea furniture retail store in brent park wembley

IKEA TO BOOST WORKFORCE BY 1300 AS IT OPENS THREE NEW UK STORES

Furniture retail giant Ikea is to boost its workforce by creating more than 1,300 new jobs in three new stores. A new outlet will open in Sheffield later this year, while stores in Exeter and Greenwich will open in 2018, the firm said. The jobs will increase Ikea’s workforce in the UK and Ireland by […]

60029252 - tired female employee at workplace in office holding red cup and touching her head. sleepy worker early in the morning. overworking, making mistake, stress, termination or depression concept

800 jobs to go in £11bn standard life merger with Aberdeen asset management

The proposed £11 billion merger between Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management is expected to result in the phased loss of around 800 jobs, documents have revealed. The posts are due to be cut over three years as the companies, which have a combined worldwide workforce of approximately 9,000 people, restructure. Bosses said they expect […]

49485275 - business team meeting discussion break concept

NEARLY ONE IN THREE TECH WORKERS FIND JOBS THROUGH RECRUITERS

Nearly one in three tech workers in the UK and Ireland find new jobs through a recruiter, according to new data from Stack Overflow. Interestingly, personal contacts is the second largest source (18%) of new roles for developers, despite the stereotype that they’re not people’s people. Job-seeking method Percentage An external recruiter or headhunter 30.9% […]

Job vacancies

BARCLAYS TO CREATE 2000 NEW JOBS IN THE UK AS PROFITS DOUBLE

Barclays says its profits more than doubled in the first three months of the year, boosted by better performance in its core business. Pre-tax profit for the first quarter was £1.682bn, up from £793m for the same period last year. Chief executive Jes Staley said it had been “another quarter of strong progress towards the completion of […]