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Good CVs essential for marketing graduates
Good CVs essential for marketing graduates

The London School of Marketing (LSM) emphasises the importance of developing a clear, accurate and eye-catching CV in today's competitive job market and advises students to take a pro-active approach...

5 Feb 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

Selecting UK marketing courses
Selecting UK marketing courses

The London School of Marketing has published an article that guides students through the difficult decision of choosing a Foundation or Certificate course in marketing, factoring in experience and career goals.

13 Aug 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Wanted: Paintball test dummy
Wanted: Paintball test dummy

LONDON, UK: WANTED: Paintball tester to stand in the line of fire: salary R689,000...

27 Nov 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Julie Cheung
Increasing efficiency and employee wellbeing in a corporate workplace

MANCHESTER, UK: Labour costs are one of the biggest business expenses, so it makes sense to ensure your workers are as productive as they can be. Here are some steps you can take to achieve that.

By Julie Cheung 29 Aug 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Unified communications: Not profiling employees poses risk to investments
Unified communications: Not profiling employees poses risk to investments

LONDON, UK / JOHANNESBURG, SA: Research reveals employees are often consulted, but their opinion rarely exerted influence.

12 Apr 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Employee productivity levels sink to new lows, says PwC research
Employee productivity levels sink to new lows, says PwC research

LONDON, UK: PwC's Key Trends in Human Capital 2012 report reveals that productivity levels saw a sharp drop in 2011 following a period of relative stability between 2006 and 2010. The report suggests this drop is driven by an increase in employee costs, which have jumped 16% from 2009 to around US$55 000 in 2011.

31 Jul 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Overview of European Internet usage in September 2011
Overview of European Internet usage in September 2011

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 373.4 million unique visitors went online in September 2011 for an average of 26.4 hours per person. This release highlights Internet usage in 49 European markets aggregated into the European region and provides individual reporting on 18 markets.

17 Nov 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

PwC comments on AGR winter survey
PwC comments on AGR winter survey

LONDON, UK: Richard Irwin, head of student recruitment, PwC, comments on the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) winter survey showing an increase in job opportunities, but stagnation in salary levels.

28 Jan 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Calling all budding entrepreneurial undergraduates
Calling all budding entrepreneurial undergraduates

LONDON, UK: Graduate employer PwC working in partnership with Bright Futures have launched Business Champions, the ultimate business game, which gives students the opportunity to put their skills to the test and try their hand at becoming budding entrepreneurs.

12 Nov 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Public sector spending cuts could significantly affect private sector jobs
Public sector spending cuts could significantly affect private sector jobs

LONDON, UK: PwC research finds that industries such as the outsourcing market could help alleviate potential combined public and private sector job losses due to public sector spending cuts and that public sector spending cuts could reduce private sector gross output by around £46 billion (about R500 billion) per annum by 2014/15.

15 Oct 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Losing good staff is costing UK firms billions
Losing good staff is costing UK firms billions

LONDON, UK: Failure to retain competent employees is costing UK businesses £42 billion (about R462 billion) a year and PwC issues warning on staff replacement costs as quarter of workers seek higher paid jobs.

8 Oct 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Developments in pension fund financing
Developments in pension fund financing

LONDON, UK: Corporate assets are set to overtake cash as main financing source for pension scheme shortfalls as companies looking to repair defined benefit pension scheme deficits begin using assets more than cash contributions over the next year, according to analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC).

3 Sep 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Students opt for training schemes
Students opt for training schemes

LONDON, UK: A Level results revealed, but university isn't the only route to a great business career...

24 Aug 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Sustained business recovery on the cards as companies look to re-start investment
Sustained business recovery on the cards as companies look to re-start investment

LONDON, UK: The latest Global Business Outlook Survey from KPMG International suggests that businesses are ready to begin investing again as the healthy optimism recorded earlier in the year holds firm. Overall, business optimism remains static but strong, with India and China leading the way; while UK and Spain are still less confident.

3 Aug 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

UK lags behind US on employee return on investment
UK lags behind US on employee return on investment

NEW YORK, US / LONDON, UK: organisations have proved far more agile than those in the UK and the rest of Europe at maximising profit from their investment in people, according to PwC research published today, 26 July 2010.

26 Jul 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Reckitt Benckiser to use social gaming in graduate recruitment drive

LONDON, UK: The poweRBrands app gives users the chance to test their business skills within an FMCG environment and work their way up the corporate ladder. The app has been developed by Nudge Social Media in partnership with recruitment marketing agency Euro RSCG Riley and the client.

By Mark St Andrew, creamglobal.com 19 Jul 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

79% students willing to work unpaid to gain vital experience

LONDON, UK: A new study by the UK's leading discount code and voucher website has revealed that 79% of students would work unpaid to get a job, with just 17% believing that they would get a job upon graduating.

8 Jul 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Boot camp prepares university students for the real world
Boot camp prepares university students for the real world

LONDON, UK: British university students will be able to prepare for harsh realities of the real world when they enter summer boot camp with UK's top graduate employer.

6 Jul 2010

THE NETHERLANDS

Top Aussie recruiter opens in Europe
Top Aussie recruiter opens in Europe

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands: Patsy Peacock, the founder of one of the Southern Hemisphere's top creative recruitment agencies, FBI Recruitment, announced on 21 June 2010 that FBI is launching in Europe with former 180 Amsterdam head of talent Astrid Boesze as managing partner.

22 Jun 2010

GERMANY

Unemployment worries Europeans most
Unemployment worries Europeans most

Nuremberg, Germany: According to a survey Challenges of Europe 2010 carried out by the GfK Association*, apparently, many things, but of all Europeans, the Germans worry the most, and unemployment is Europe's greatest challenge.

14 Jun 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

Employees rate work-life balance over bonus
Employees rate work-life balance over bonus

A new global survey recently conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers into what employees want has come up with some interesting findings... The survey, Managing Tomorrow's People* found that employees prefer flexible working conditions, that 50% employees would rather be self-employed and corporate values are regarded as more important than the prestige gained by working for an elite company.

7 Jun 2010