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Women in the STEM sector – why we need more

It’s well documented that there are not enough women qualified, or working in the technology sector. Numerous efforts to get women into the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (known collectively as the STEM sector) have failed. When it comes to STEM sector occupations, women represent only 23% of the workforce. To add insult…

And The Award Goes To……

Let’s get this out of the way first of all… I was shortlisted for an industry award last week. There I said it! The reason I mention it though is that it got me thinking about whether anyone else actually cares. So we conducted a short survey asking if it is important that a local…

Twitter Spats, The British Press And How They’re Shaping CV’s In The Current Job Market?

I’m actually not sure whether this counts as a celebrity spat. However, this particular incident was a bit more interesting than the usual Twitter exchange. This was based on a comment made by the comedian and actor John Cleese about Fraser Nelson, the Editor of The Spectator. A highbrow exchange? Certainly not when the wider…

Infographic: Preparing Your Business For An Ageing Workforce

With the UK’s ageing population, the ramifications for not preparing your business for an ageing workforce can be huge. Over the next 20 years businesses will face having to replace a large proportion of their workforce as the youngest baby-boomers hit retirement age. Your business could face a skills shortage and struggle to attract or…

Sitting Down Or Standing Up At Work Survey: 2015

For Back Care Awareness Week (5th – 9th October), Headway Recruitment are running an anonymous employee survey to find out what kind of problems the nations office workers have with sitting down at work all day, what their employers are doing to help them and finally, if they have considered standing at work as an…

Learning At Work Survey 2015: How Important Is Work Provided Training?

Headway Recruitment asked a range of questions in an anonymous survey that was put together in support of the national ‘Learning at Work Week’. A total of 332 people filled out the survey. From our survey results* it’s fair to conclude that training, provided by employers, is extremely well received by employees. The overwhelming majority…

5 CV mistakes to Avoid

  After working in Recruitment for a short period, one thing I have noticed is that it’s not good candidates that are hard to come by, but good CVs. Many people seem to rush their CVs with the excitement and pressure of searching for a job or may not have the guidance they need when…

Headway Infographic: Back To The Future! Current Vs. Future Job Skills

Headway Recruitment have teamed up with the University of Kent once again (see our other infographic on the most common interview questions for graduates) and also the Institute for The Future, to present an infographic that shows how current desired job skills, contrast expected future skills. With technology changing not just jobs, but also the…

Headway Infographic: University of Kent’s 10 Most Common Graduate Interview Questions

With the current job market being as competitive as ever for top graduate schemes, Headway Recruitment teamed up with the University of Kent this month to provide students with some help and advice. Headway Recruitment turned some of the University of Kent’s research, on the most common graduate interview questions, into a shareable infographic. We’ve…

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