Category Archives: Job Market

Job Market on the Up?

A report in the Telegraph today suggests that it is.

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Unusual Well Paid Jobs

I remember going to a lecture about regional managers for supermarkets, leisure groups and so on. Two of the things that struck me were that relatively few had degrees, and that salaries could be around the 6 figure mark. Yet … Continue reading

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Job Insecurity Up

British workers are feeling more insecure about their jobs, according to a survey funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills. Public employees are now more insecure than those in the private … Continue reading

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“Third of Organisations Consider Redundancy”

Despite the recovering jobs market, it still looks shaky. The Aon Hewitt 2013 Salary Increase Survey – Winter Update shows that many organisations expect redundancies . Indeed, that expectation is higher in the UK than anywhere in the EU apart … Continue reading

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Which Cities Best for Jobs?

Hours of fun to be had pwc’s site with their 5th Cities of Opportunity report. At various times I compared London, Berlin, Sao Paulo and San Francisco. As they say, prediction is difficult, especially about the future. So take their … Continue reading

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Cheap Ways to Create 215,000 Jobs

This report from today’s Telegraph chimed with information from the Find it in Sandwell breakfast this morning. Accord, a housing association, let a maintenance contract on terms which included providing both some training places and apprenticeships to local people. This … Continue reading

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Now it’s Older Workers….

“The Policy Exchange think-tank said that older workers are more likely to suffer long-term unemployment than younger ones. To test employers’ attitudes to jobseekers’ age, the researchers sent applications for over 1,200 bar jobs and personal assistant positions, one from … Continue reading

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