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61.4% of employers now commit to offering flexible working

According to our latest study, nearly two-thirds (61.4%) of employers plan on offering flexible working to their employees following the pandemic.  We surveyed 250 UK companies to understand their attitudes towards flexible working; with the findings showing that 62.4% of respondents already offered it before the pandemic.  Alongside this, 92.7% understand that more professionals will want to work flexibly or remotely

By |2020-09-08T08:00:58+00:00September 8th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on 61.4% of employers now commit to offering flexible working

How promoting a healthy lifestyle can boost your workforce

Do your employees operate a healthy lifestyle? We’re often told that we should be exercising regularly. In fact, the NHS recommends that people should be partaking in moderate exercise for at least 150 minutes a week (three 50 minute workouts). Yet our data shows that many UK professionals aren’t putting their health and wellbeing first. In fact, a

By |2020-09-08T08:00:57+00:00September 8th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on How promoting a healthy lifestyle can boost your workforce

Job applications drop by 8.2% in August

According to our latest job market data, job applications fell by 8.2% in August, despite the amount of jobs being advertised increasing by a steady 2.8% month-on-month.   We analysed data from our site throughout the month of August and compared the findings with data from August 2019 and July 2020, to build an understanding of how the UK job market is fairing right

By |2020-09-04T08:00:02+00:00September 4th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Job applications drop by 8.2% in August

The ultimate job posting guide

A CV-Library Whitepaper Every hiring process starts with a job advert, helping candidates to build an impression of the role and company. With more people looking for jobs than ever before, your adverts need to stand out for the right reasons. Our ultimate job posting guide covers: What candidates look out for in job specs  How certain factors can

By |2020-09-02T08:00:53+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on The ultimate job posting guide

Majority of Brits STILL expect a pay rise in the next 12 months

Do your employees still expect a pay rise in the next 12 months?   The coronavirus pandemic is still causing untold damage to businesses across the country. Hordes of UK workers have been placed on furlough; with many facing the threat of redundancy, particularly with the government’s Job Retention Scheme coming to an end.   With this in mind, we surveyed 1,100 UK professionals to understand their perceptions of

By |2020-08-25T08:00:13+00:00August 25th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Majority of Brits STILL expect a pay rise in the next 12 months

6 tips for supporting employees with mental health issues

While organisations are working hard to encourage people to talk more openly about mental health, it is still very much a taboo subject. But, with our research showing that one in three (35.2%) professionals suffer from mental health issues, including anxiety or depression, it’s clear that more needs to be done to raise awareness. This is

By |2020-08-22T08:00:14+00:00August 22nd, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on 6 tips for supporting employees with mental health issues

59% of Brits willing to retrain in new line of work after pandemic

A staggering 59% of Brits have said they’re willing to reskill and retrain in a new line of work following the coronavirus pandemic; as a lack of jobs forces people to consider searching in different sectors.  We’ve seen lots of stories in the press about professionals who have completely switched up their careers during lockdown; and

By |2020-08-17T08:03:26+00:00August 17th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on 59% of Brits willing to retrain in new line of work after pandemic

Top jobs that received over 1,000 applications EACH last month

The media has been full of reports of companies that have been bombarded with job applications in recent months; so, here at CV-Library, we’ve looked into which top jobs received the highest number of applications on our site last month.  We actually received a record number of applications for July; as UK professionals seek new opportunities

By |2020-08-13T08:00:17+00:00August 13th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Top jobs that received over 1,000 applications EACH last month

Graduate jobs drop by 60.3% since last year

According to our latest data, the amount of graduate jobs being advertised has fallen by 60.3% year-on-year, with industries such as marketing, construction and recruitment experiencing even larger drops.   We analysed data on its some between 1st January and 30th July 2020, and compared the findings with the same period in 2019 to build an understanding of the opportunities available to graduates right now.  

By |2020-08-10T08:00:48+00:00August 10th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Graduate jobs drop by 60.3% since last year

Job adverts down 47% yearly, but opportunities increase monthly

According to our latest job market data, the amount of jobs being advertised fell by 47% in July, when comparing data with a year ago. Despite this, there were 31.7% more vacancies up for grabs than in June; suggesting that the job market is slowly picking back up.  We analysed data from our site throughout the

By |2020-08-05T13:09:22+00:00August 5th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Job adverts down 47% yearly, but opportunities increase monthly
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