Employers look beyond degrees

Four in five employers look for interpersonal skills, confidence and enthusiasm over an academic degree or business acumen, according to research from global accounting network RSM International an

Four in five employers look for interpersonal skills, confidence and enthusiasm over an academic degree or business acumen, according to research from global accounting network RSM International and the European Business Awards.

The survey also shows when hiring entry-level graduates, 81% say the most important characteristics were confidence, enthusiasm and an entrepreneurial spirit. In contrast, just 20% cited a good academic degree and business acumen as most important.

The survey was completed by more than 500 European business leaders from 32 European countries.  

JobsOutlook shows employers more confident in economy

Employer confidence in the economy has rebounded, turning positive for the first time since last summer, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

23 May 2018

Medical recruiter and five recruits jailed for fake shifts scam in hospitals

A medical recruiter and five agency workers he recruited to defraud the NHS have been sentenced for conspiracy to defraud.

22 May 2018

Baltimore Consulting leaves Opus as Kenny heads MBO

Public and third sector recruiter Baltimore Consulting, part of the Opus Talent Solutions Group, has just completed a management buyout for £1.4m.

Contracts 22 May 2018

CONTRACTS: 21-25 MAY 2018

This week’s contracts & deals include: Cloetta, Healthier Recruitment, ICS, ProClinical, Workday

Contracts 21 May 2018
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