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Job market report – Q3 2020

Welcome to CV-Library’s latest job market report. In this article, we’ll take a look at how pay, job adverts and applications have fluctuated across the UK in Q3 2020.   The last six months have been a turbulent time for businesses across the UK. Thanks to the coronavirus outbreak, we were faced with an extensive national lockdown that threatened

By |2020-10-26T17:20:08+00:00October 26th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Job market report – Q3 2020

Revealed: The richest and poorest cities in the UK

UK professionals working in Aberdeen, Sheffield and Cardiff are officially the richest workers in Britain in 2020. That’s according to our latest research, conducted in partnership with Zoopla, the UK’s leading property portal.   The data reveals that those living and working in London were the poorest, despite earning the highest average salary in the UK of

By |2020-10-13T08:00:41+00:00October 13th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Revealed: The richest and poorest cities in the UK

Four in ten UK workers feel their mental health is in decline

There is no doubt that COVID-19 poses a significant risk to both our physical and mental health. Not only are we worried for the wellbeing of those closest to us, but we must also deal with the changing economic landscape and constant threat of redundancy.   With this in mind, we surveyed 1,300 UK professionals in an effort to ascertain exactly how the global pandemic has impacted the wellbeing of the

By |2020-10-12T15:21:26+00:00October 12th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Four in ten UK workers feel their mental health is in decline

Competition for jobs ramps up ahead of furlough scheme ending

According to our latest job market data, job applications were up by 10.5% across the UK last month; with the application to job ratio soaring by a massive 52.4% year-on-year. It appears that more people are applying for new jobs ahead of the furlough scheme ending.  We analysed our data from September 2020, comparing the findings with September 2019 and

By |2020-10-06T08:00:55+00:00October 6th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Competition for jobs ramps up ahead of furlough scheme ending

Virtual careers fairs: Top tips for exhibiting

With less opportunities to meet candidates face-to-face, companies are considering new ways to engage with job hunters; and this is where virtual careers fairs come in!  If you’ve adapted your recruitment process recently, you’re not alone. In fact, our research tells us that 85.3% of hiring professionals have made changes to their recruiting methods following the pandemic.  

By |2020-10-05T08:00:45+00:00October 5th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Virtual careers fairs: Top tips for exhibiting

Majority of employers feel confident about hiring

With stricter social distancing measures on the horizon and the government’s Job Retention Scheme coming to an end next month, it’s an uncertain time for businesses across the country.   With this in mind, we surveyed over 200 UK companies to understand how businesses are feeling about the UK job market during this unprecedented time.   The study reveals that a whopping

By |2020-09-21T08:00:15+00:00September 21st, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Majority of employers feel confident about hiring

How to hire your first employee

Making the decision to hire your first employee is an important step for any business. But it can be hard to know where to even begin. While you might be desperate to hit the ground running, it’s important that you focus on getting your hiring process right. After all, a bad hire could have a serious

By |2020-09-15T08:00:47+00:00September 15th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on How to hire your first employee

Revealed: The workers in highest demand right now

According to our latest insights, Warehouse Operatives, Support Workers and Registered Nurses are the professionals that have been in highest demand over the past few months.  We analysed our data from June, July and August 2020, to understand which job titles were most commonly advertised on our site over the past three months.   We’ve also looked at the same period last year

By |2020-09-14T08:00:07+00:00September 14th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Revealed: The workers in highest demand right now

Top tips for bringing employees back to work

Summer is over and the end of the government’s Job Retention Scheme is in sight. With any luck, you’ll be in a position to start bringing staff back to work after furlough. Unfortunately, this process isn’t always simple.   As the economy declines, many employees who are currently on furlough will worry about job security. They may have even started looking for work elsewhere.   These anxieties, combined

By |2020-09-11T08:00:26+00:00September 11th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Top tips for bringing employees back to work

Employee Value Proposition: A comprehensive guide

In order to hire the best employees, there is a lot of pressure on organisations to offer the most competitive and appealing packages. This is by no means easy and there are a series of steps to take to establish a strong Employee Value Proposition (EVP). Often confused with the much talked about, employer brand,

By |2020-09-10T08:00:34+00:00September 10th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Employee Value Proposition: A comprehensive guide
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