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24 Oct, 2012, 17:04 BST Major Players Releases Top Tips for Improving Your LinkedIn Profile

Building a great profile on LinkedIn is often as important for your current career as it is for finding your next job. Major Players, the No.1...


09 Oct, 2012, 19:24 BST A Quarter of Creative and Marketing Professionals Move Companies in the Last Year

Over a quarter of people in permanent creative and marketing positions moved companies in the last year, according to an online survey of over 1,400...


05 Oct, 2012, 10:00 BST Care Professionals Say If a Job Vacancy is Open for 83 Days, There Must be Something Wrong With It

Employers need to fill job vacancies within 83 working days - almost 17 weeks - before care workers assume it's a job no one wants, according to...


05 Oct, 2012, 10:00 BST Tech Professionals Say if a Job Vacancy is Open for 67 Days, There Must be Something Wrong With It

Employers need to fill job vacancies within 67 working days (14 working weeks) before tech professionals assume it's a job no one wants, according to ...


05 Oct, 2012, 10:00 BST Construction, Property and Engineering Professionals Say If a Vacancy Is Open for 71 Days, It Must Be a Bad Job

Employers need to fill job vacancies within 71 working days (15 working weeks) before construction, property and engineering professionals (CPE...


12 Sep, 2012, 16:03 BST John Lewis Wins Randstad Award for Most Attractive Employer in UK

Co-operative retailer and high street favourite John Lewis has won the inaugural Randstad Award for Most Attractive Employer in the UK. The parent...


04 Sep, 2012, 12:44 BST Spread Thin Britain - Health Care Workers Increasingly Stretched

British health care professionals are working harder than they were one year ago according to research carried out by Randstad, the UK sector...


30 Aug, 2012, 12:45 BST Spread Thin Britain - Pressure Builds on Social Workers

British social care professionals are working harder than they were one year ago according to research carried out by Randstad, the UK sector...


24 Aug, 2012, 11:01 BST Spread Thin Britain - Summer Holidays No Longer Provide Teachers With a True Break

Teachers fit 6.5 days worth of work into working week Nearly half of employees in education feel they are working harder than a year ago Over two...


24 Aug, 2012, 10:30 BST Seven and a Half Day Working Week for Construction, Property & Engineering Workers

Construction, property and engineering (CPE) employees fit 7.5 days work into working week Two fifths of CPE workers have seen workloads increase...


24 Aug, 2012, 10:23 BST Seven and a Half Day Working Week for IT Workers

IT employees fit 7.5 days work into working week Over a third of IT workers have seen workloads increase since last year Job cuts and lean team...


06 Aug, 2012, 18:55 BST Creative Line Managers Taking on More HR Responsibility

As the importance of good HR practice grows, line managers in the creative industry's agencies are increasingly stepping up, according to our...


27 Jul, 2012, 13:13 BST Freedom of Choice and Career Creativity Beats pay for Freelancers

Freedom of choice in work and career creativity is significantly more important to freelancers than greater financial reward, according to our...


20 Jul, 2012, 13:04 BST Doctors Beat F1 Drivers in Public's Perception of Professions

Doctors are seen as the professionals with the highest amounts of skill, talent and focus. Higher even than Formula One drivers, according to...