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Back on British soil: The impact of a stronger UK economy on recruitment in the pharmaceutical industry

At the height of the economic downturn, confidence in the UK’s economy dropped. In a bid to reduce manufacturing costs and stabilise investments, many pharmaceutical companies took these processes abroad. As a consequence, some of our highly skilled, domestic labour…

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Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on March 25, 2015 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Technology-Focused Career Options for Women: Virtually Limitless

In Women in Technology: Promoting a Broader Perspective, I argued that women can make strong contributions in technology-focused areas without being employed by technology firms or educated…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on February 27, 2015 at 9:22am — No Comments

Someone in the office caught your eye lately? Think twice! (or, how what seems a good idea at the time can turn into a nightmare)

Way back when, my since dear departed brother and I worked together in the classified advertising department of one of the UK’s leading quality newspapers. No big deal – except that we were the only two men in a team of twenty. Were we tempted? Read on.



You would think perhaps that faced with such odds it would be hard to resist or avoid some kind of romantic liaison with one of our female colleagues. Indeed the guys from next door in production used to…

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Added by Alasdair Murray on February 14, 2015 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Reputation Management on the Job Boards

Finding the right job board is just as important as finding the right job, which is why reputable job boards are so important for recruiters and potential employees.

Whether it's finding a job board with dependable listings or one where employers can seek out ideal candidates, reputation management can…

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Added by Dave on December 30, 2014 at 10:39am — 1 Comment

7 Surprisingly in Demand Careers for 2015



Some jobs are more profitable than others. If you're thinking about going back to school or earning any post-secondary job certifications, here are seven fields that would welcome you with open arms.



1. Physical Therapist



According to the U.S.…

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Added by Karleia Steiner on December 18, 2014 at 11:24am — No Comments

Recruiting Long-term Employees

Sometimes, no matter how hard an employer or recruiter works to find good, long-term employees or no matter how great the company they work for is, employees are going to leave outside of reasons the employer or recruiter can control.

People relocate, people have babies, and people decide to work for…

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Added by Dave on November 13, 2014 at 2:51pm — No Comments

5 Steps to Helping Employees Further Their Career Success

During the last two decades, company managers encouraged their employees so that they can be career self-reliant.

They want their employees to take charge of their careers without relying on guidance from within the organization.…

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Added by Karleia Steiner on October 10, 2014 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Recruiting the Unemployed

Recruiters’ help people find and land jobs that match what they're looking for.

Whether job seekers want to change companies, completely change their field or if they're looking to get back into the workforce after a period of unemployment, a recruiter is there to help.

According to the Bureau of…

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Added by Dave on September 28, 2014 at 11:45pm — No Comments

Five Successful People Who Struggled When Young

Even the most successful people had to overcome failure and hardship at some point or another during their careers. Take inspiration from these five visionaries who had…

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Added by Cristopher Denton on March 14, 2014 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

EMPLOYED FOR LIFE: AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. TRACEY WILEN [PODCAST]

I interviewed Dr. Tracey Wilen, the author of "Employed for Life: 21st Century Career Trends" in this episode of "The Jim Stroud Show." We discussed the world of work from a 21st century perspective and how much…

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Added by Jim Stroud on March 11, 2014 at 9:10pm — No Comments

Web Design Careers The Clear Favourite Among Manchester Students & Graduates, Despite EU Mobile Apps Jobs Push

A digital career fair this week revealed that Web and Graphic Design is the most popular career choice among Manchester students and graduates.

Digital jobs board Bubble Jobs quizzed 100 students at the Manchester Digital Talent Day at the Town Hall on Thursday about their future career plans.

A third of all students and graduates surveyed said they would love a career in web or graphic design, with many…

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Added by Lauren Riley on February 14, 2014 at 10:06am — 2 Comments

Manchester Jobs Market Continues To Boom Despite Criticism – With Digital Leading The Way

The Manchester jobs market is continuing to go from strength to strength thanks to a digital boom, despite the city “under-performing”, says digital jobs board Bubble Jobs.

The jobs board advertised around 4,500 jobs in the city last year – representing just over 8% of the total vacancies advertised on the site.

Bubble Jobs MD Adam Butwilowski said: “Over the last 12 months, we’ve definitely seen an influx of digital…

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Added by Lauren Riley on February 4, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments

Over Half of Digital Job-Seekers Only Hear Back From 1 in 5 Applications: Where Is It Going Wrong?

Over half of digital job-seekers only hear back from 1 in 5 jobs they apply for despite an increase in vacancies, a new survey has revealed.

The survey, carried out by niche online jobs board Bubble Jobs, made the observation as research into the digital industry shows that the sector is burgeoning despite all the bad news about employment.

A study into the European app economy revealed that almost 800,000 jobs have…

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Added by Lauren Riley on October 22, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Madness Behind Recruiting

The Madness Behind Recruiting
Caution all would be candidates! When approached by some LinkedIn.com HR members pretending to recruit you.  Be advised that they are not recruiting but…
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Added by Raoul Q on September 23, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Africa and jobs

More jobs in Africa as Sub-Saharan economies are set to grow by more than 5%

A World Bank reports that Africa's economic growth to will outpace average- a result of Higher commodities, increasing investment and a general pick-up in the world economy.

More jobs in Africa can be created if that African governments do more to ensure that this growth reduced poverty.

The report said strong economic growth has meant vacancies  in Africa and significantly reduced the…

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Added by Kirti Rathi on May 9, 2013 at 4:53am — No Comments

India – Opportunities in Africa

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Africa’s demographic dividend presents great investment potential and returns for Indian business and for the Africans: vacancies in Africa.

 

The continents median age is only 18. This means millions for customers for the mobile industry, for internet and broadband in particular. Millions of customers in Africa use phones as mobile ATMs.

 

The fact  that Africa is…

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Added by Kirti Rathi on April 18, 2013 at 5:55am — No Comments

Utilization

 

Use me - please.

You've just made the big decision to engage me on a search. It's for a critical role in your organization. A highly specialized position with a lot of visibility company wide. You're going to potentially pay me a very large fee and you may have already invested in a retainer to get us started. You have a sense of urgency. So why aren't you using me to your greatest advantage to maximize the…

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Added by Cindy Cremona, CPC on April 15, 2013 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Top 5 Solar Energy Jobs: The Complete Guide

Everything you need to know about getting a solar energy job is here!

The 5 top types of jobs, the solar companies that are hiring the most, and the solar trade and non-profit associations.

 


#1 Job: Solar…

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Added by Bernard Ferret on March 12, 2013 at 4:06pm — No Comments

8 Tech Blogs that will Enhance Your Career

It’s no secret that the IT industry has a demand for skilled workers, but there is still competition for the best jobs on the market.

Continually honing and acquiring tech savvy can give your career a boost - whether you want to get back to building programs & apps, you’re striving for that big promotion, or you’re ready to take your career in a new direction.

Fortunately, there are many resources…

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Added by Jessica Lunk on February 18, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

TheGreenJobBank's list of the Top 10 Green Employers of 2012

TheGreenJobBank published its list of Top 10 Green Employers of 2012. These employers are companies in multiple sectors of the Green Economy -renewable energy, green automotive, green building, energy efficiency, smart grid, environmental, and sustainability, that have posted the most green jobs online in 2012.

TheGreenJobBank indexes green jobs from websites of green employerse, green recruiters, green non-profit organizations, green trade associations, and green job boards. Its…

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Added by Bernard Ferret on January 15, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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