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HR marketing in a health organisation

Laura Kirschbacher, Corporate Communications, Pfalzklinikum, details how to establish HR marketing within a health organisation, in this project report.
impact of COVID-19 on researchers

Survey reveals impact of COVID-19 on researchers

Findings from a survey carried out between February and March 2021 reveal the impact of COVID-19 on researchers.
youth skills

World Youth Skills Day: How has the pandemic affected the future of the tech...

In recognition of World Youth Skills Day, a group of technology industry leaders discuss the impact of the pandemic on young people, and in particular what this is going to hold for the future of the technology industry.
recruitment challenges

Fixing recruitment challenges in social care – it’s not about pay

Sally Bibb, strengths and talent expert, and Amanda Kelly, adult and children’s social care lead at PA Consulting, explore how the social care sector can be fixed by introducing a strengths-based approach to the recruitment process.
careers advice

How can VR help students make career decisions?

BTEC Quality Nominee, careers co-ordinator and music teacher, Emma Gaukroger from Greenwood Academy discusses how technology can help students with careers guidance.
career plan

The next milestone in our career plan

Dr Gabriela Whitehead, Head of Digital Transformation and Process Management at GISMA Business School describes the next milestone in our career plan.
postgraduate study

The importance of lifewide learning in post-pandemic careers

As the working world is changing forever, Nicola Urquhart, Lecturer in Careers and Employability at the University of Kent, explains in National Careers Week why post-graduate study is the key to future professional development.
mothers

Helping mothers return to work is a gender equality issue

Michaela Bruckmayer, analyst and Joanna Hofman, associate director at RAND Europe, discusses how taking a career break to have children comes with a cost to women in the EU and how thinking needs to change to best tackle the issue.
disadvantaged women

Does working from home disadvantage women?

Professor Patricia Lewis of Kent Business School discusses how the COVID-19 lockdown has disadvantaged women working from home whilst caring for their children.
research and innovation in South Africa

A spotlight on science, research and innovation in South Africa

Open Access Government charts the priorities of the National Research Foundation when it comes to science, research and innovation in South Africa, at home and abroad.
culture of access

A culture of access: How recruiting disabled talent helps businesses thrive

Here, Jonathan Moore of Webster Wheelchairs, discusses the benefits of creating a culture of access for employees with disabilities in the workplace.
women in technology

Women in technology: Closing the gender gap once and for all

Following the celebration of International Women’s Day on 8th March, this year 12 female technology professionals shared their advice and perspectives as to how we can close the gender gap once and for all.
career in construction

How can we encourage more girls to consider a career in construction?

Here, Jane Bulmer, Director at Cleveland Containers discusses how we can start to encourage girls from a young age, to consider a career in construction.
entered STEM

Women in STEM: Empowerment in employment

This article tracks how more women have entered STEM more than any other field in the past four decades.
public sector technology professionals

Future-proofing the skills of public sector technology professionals

SolarWinds IT Trends Report 2019[1] suggests that public sector technology professionals have a growing desire to utilise their expertise and focus on their career-based learning in order to play a bigger role in their organisation.
early years

Open Study College launches flexible early years educator qualification course

Aspiring nursery professionals can now become qualified to enter the nursery sector through the flexible Diploma for the Early Years Workforce; provided by leading distance learning provider, Open Study College.
traditional employment

Approaching a career the modern way: Apprenticeships

Findings from the Newcastle College explored the extensive advice and options available to students, exceeding past perceptions of the traditional employment route.
education and careers

Teenagers unsure of where their education and careers are heading

New research has revealed that almost a third of British teenagers are worried that the next few years of their education may be a ‘waste of time’ and are unsure as to where their education and careers are heading.
employment figures

Employment Minister welcomes new record employment figures

New employment figures confirmed 2018 had the UK’s strongest jobs market on record with latest figures showing more people in work than ever before.
benefits for career success, mentorship

The importance of mentorship: benefits for career success

The career success of some people can be improved by professional mentorship from the very people they idolise.

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