VHR wins prestigious global business excellence awards

Tech recruitment firm wins in two categories  UK-based tech recruitment firm VHR has just been announced as the winner of the International Trade and Employer of the Year categories at the 2022 Global Business Excellence Awards. The Global Business Excellence Awards are one of the world’s highest profile awards and have a large panel of

Seekout, iCIMS add new features

New, integrated job advertising allows recruiters to build and launch advertising campaigns iCIMS, the talent cloud company, has announced new capabilities to help organizations improve talent agility and optimize hiring and engagement. The iCIMS Summer ’22 Release delivers key innovations to drive businesses forward, as the market continues to shift. New iCIMS Talent Cloud innovations

LinkedIn revenue growth expected to slow in Q4

Revenue for Microsoft as a whole rose 12% year-over-year to $51.9 billion According to Microsoft Corp., LinkedIn revenue rose 29% in constant currency in the fiscal fourth quarter ended June 30, up 26% on a reported basis to $768 million. However, LinkedIn’s growth was lower than expected as revenue from its marketing solutions advertising business

Are online events and meetings a snooze fest?

25% of respondents report drinking alcohol on calls According to research from virtual events software provider EventsX, one in four people have admitted to falling asleep during a video call or virtual event. EventsX commissioned a poll of over 500 event goers and business decision makers, via independent polling agency Censuswide, to understand how people

LinkedIn buys California-based SaaS learning platform

LinkedIn’s vision is to create a skills-first approach to hiring and learning LinkedIn announced that it acquired EduBrite, a Fremont, California-based SaaS learning platform focused on creating, hosting and deploying professional certificates. Several members of the EduBrite team, including CEO Ajay Upadhyaya and co-founder Manish Gupta, will join LinkedIn when the transaction closes. According to

SAP announces new training initiative

The programme provides a full-time curriculum to train participants in a bid to stave off skills gaps  SAP SE announced the launch of its Partner Talent Initiative. The initiative aims to identify and train new and existing talent in the SAP Partner Ecosystem in order to support increasing demand within the IT channel for skilled certified professionals. Participants who complete

New jobs website aims to create more jobs in sustainable industries

Jobs board focuses on roles at companies that ‘do good’ Last week member states of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) agreed on new plans to create more jobs in sustainable industries. The new jobs website, Jobs For Good,  is aimed at people who want to find jobs in sustainability industries where they

Work-life balance trumps pay, new research reveals

Two-thirds of workers think work-life balance is more valuable than pay Despite increasing inflation and the UK’s cost-of-living crisis, a new survey suggests that employees value work-life balance more than pay. The survey by HR and payroll software provider CIPHR polled over 1,000 UK workers about the most important job aspects. The results revealed that

63% of workers check emails out of work hours

Half of workers spend time on video calls now than a year ago According to Asana’s 2022 Anatomy of Work Report, workers in the US are overwhelmed by their notifications with almost two-thirds (63%) of US workers continuously checking their emails outside of work hours — the highest percentage across the board in the international

Hiring delays hamper business performance

Delays due to difficulties in finding quality candidates According to 58% of HR managers, delays in hiring are negatively affecting business performance. In Talent Work’s survey of 400 HR leaders, it was found that recruitment is taking double the time to hire talent when compared to 2019. Twenty-one percent of respondents agree that it is