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Black women held back in later recruitment stages

Filed under: Recruitment General — Jonathan on May 30, 2012

A new report says that black women come off worse when applying for senior roles within business. (more…)

Gender pay gap for city employees hits 21 per cent

Filed under: Recruitment General — Mark on May 28, 2012

Gender pay gap figures show that women who work in the city are earning 21 per cent less than men. Women who are employed in a financial services role earn £30,000 less including bonuses, on average, says an eFinancial Careers study. (more…)

I.T. Issues tops poll of stressful office factors

Filed under: Cyber Security — Jonathan on May 26, 2012

Technical issues in the workplace that include internet and email failures were voted as the number one stressful conundrum in the office, says a poll. (more…)

Bosses struggle to recruit despite rise in IT vacancies

Filed under: Cyber Security — Stephanie on May 24, 2012

IT roles, such as information security vacancies and cyber security jobs, will increase in 2012 – but a higher number of companies in the industry anticipate issues with (more…)

Britain not protecting its talent in the workplace

Filed under: IT Security — Mark on May 22, 2012

A mere 10 per cent of organisations have plans to ensure that smooth operations will continue should they have an exodus of employees, says a new report. This could (more…)

City job vacancies on the rise

Filed under: Risk Management — Jonathan on May 20, 2012

Financial service positions, such as compliance jobs, that suddenly became available in April climbed by 19 per cent from the previous month, taking the tally to 3,339. Despite this being a decline from April last year, it remains the highest figure since October in 2011 which saw 3,859 financial service jobs waiting to be filled. The data has been provided by the Morgan McKinley London Employment Monitor.

The average amount of time it takes to fill positions in this sector, such as risk management vacancies, fell by 20 days to 47, with the average salary for these new positions rising by 2 per cent in April, from March, to £51,347.

Morgan McKinley Chief Operations Manager, Andrew Evans, said:

“To see the highest number of new jobs available since October 2011 is of course a positive sign. However in current fluctuating market conditions positive indicators like this don’t necessarily mean an end to a volatile hiring market. Although we haven’t seen this for a while, an increase in the Spring months forms part of a fairly typical pattern in the traditional recruitment cycle.”

However, as Mr. Evans continued to explain, in spite of the 19 per cent monthly increase, the key factor is that the overall number of job vacancies, whether compliance jobs or other such roles within the financial sector, is substantially lower than in previous years. The number of positions that became available in April of this year, compared to the same month last year, fell by 48 per cent.

More graduates to be hired in 2012

Filed under: Cyber Security — Stephanie on May 18, 2012

As we are coming closer to the end of another year of academic study for our graduate hopefuls, a new survey from a careers-based website is showing some promise. The survey results reveal that (more…)

IT vacancies leading the way in jobs market

Filed under: Information Risk and Security — Mark on May 16, 2012

IT vacancy numbers are helping to create growth in recruitment, says a report by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. The IT industry with information security recruitment and other sectors of IT offer (more…)

Students in Gloucester warned to job-hunt early

Filed under: IT Security — Jonathan on May 14, 2012

Advice has been given to University of Gloucestershire computing students for them to get a head-start when it comes to job hunting. Should they wish to fill roles such as (more…)

Report shows limited company IT contractors are happy with their position

Filed under: IT Security — Stephanie on May 12, 2012

An increased number of professionals are thinking along the lines of being limited company IT contractors, says new research conducted by (more…)

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