Report shows majority of CVs contain at least one error

4% of CVs have more than 20 mistakes   According to new research from Adzuna, most, or 87%, of UK CVs contain at least one CV error with over 10,000 CVs, or 4%, having more than 20 mistakes.   Adzuna analysed over 267,000 UK CVs uploaded to Adzuna’s online tool ValueMyCV in March 2023 to highlight the

How is ChatGPT impacting the talent market?

There is a concern that there will be a bias in documents produced by ChatGPT The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) has had a significant impact on many industries, including recruitment. HR and talent teams use AI tools such as ChatGPT to streamline recruitment processes and achieve greater efficiency. However, businesses must ensure that the use

Airswift appoints CRO

Rapid diversified growth in STEM-related industries will be their focus Airswift, the global workforce solutions provider, announced on 2 March 2023 that they have appointed Anna Frazzetto as Chief Revenue Officer. This appointment aligns with Airswift’s drive to continue its diversification and growth across STEM-related industries. Frazzetto is an established technology recruitment executive based in

TALiNT Partners launches series of events in the US

TALiNT Partners & Mercury presents: Power of the Possible On March 22 TALiNT Partners will be debating the future of staffing and recruitment at our dinner for CEOs and senior executives from leading staffing and recruitment companies. This invitation-only event will bring together leaders from the sector’s most innovative and successful businesses to share their perspectives, priorities

Exclusive academy launch for women in tech

Athena Academy provides an alternative path into the tech world Sparta Global recently announced the launch of Sparta’s Athena Academy. The Academy is an all-women technology training and careers stream. Sparta was founded in 2014 to help close the UK’s digital skills gap. Despite its growth, the company still feels that contributing to gender parity

‘Badmin’ threatens employee productivity

37% of employees planning to look for another job in the next 6 to 12 months According to research from Personio, an HR software company for SMEs, has found that nearly half (44%) of employees report that their business is being slowed down by inefficient processes, admin, and too many repetitive tasks – and a further 42%

27% of UK adults wish they worked in the tech sector

41% of UK adults also wish they’d had access to more tech subjects at school New findings released by Experis, global IT professional resourcing, have revealed that the country is harbouring an untapped reservoir of talent with huge potential. However, employers need to do more to communicate the opportunities and benefits of a career in tech alongside an

SmartWage rebrands to Jem

New look shifts focus to frontline workforces South African fintech company, SmartWage, known for pioneering the ‘on-demand pay’ model in South Africa has rebranded. The new brand aims to re-establish the company’s commitment to making HR and Payroll easier for companies with deskless employees. Now called Jem, the organisation helps employees take advances without getting

Economic downturn isn’t stopping product strategies

Product usage surges in Europe and globally, UK lags A new survey, released by product analytics provider, Amplitude, revealed that digital product usage has surged across industries, growing 16% year-on-year globally, despite an economic downturn. This figure increases marginally, to 18% in the UK. The UK however is lagging behind many other countries – including

ONS reports largest fall in pay since 2001

Unemployment falls by 0.2% According to the ONS’s latest labour market overview, the UK employment rate remained largely unchanged for July to September 2022 was 75.5%, and 1.1% lower than before the COVID-19 (December 2019 to February 2020). The data revealed that over the latest three-month period, the number of employees decreased, while self-employed workers