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TempRocket ramps up the user experience with a series of software updates

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Digital recruitment disruptor announces a raft of improvements and new features across the platform to speed up the temp sourcing and hiring process further Wokingham, UK – December 20, 2018 – As part of it’s continued evolution and in response to feedback from its various customers, online temporary recruitment platform TempRocket has unveiled its biggest software […]

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4 Trends Set to Disrupt the Temporary Recruitment Sector in 2019

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Digital disruption, blockchain and potential chaos in education… Andrew Johnston, Founder of TempRocket, reveals the four key trends set to transform the temporary recruitment industry in 2019. This year marked a watershed for temporary recruitment, with the first real technology disruptors appearing on the scene as well as organisations across the board turning to temps […]

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New study highlights worrying UK skills gap

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Comparing current vacancies across British business to undergraduate enrolments in 2017, property consultancy Bidwells has uncovered a talent black hole that could prove disastrous for the UK economy. There were more than three times more jobs available than undergraduates studying related courses in construction (9,310 enrolments for 28,000 vacancies) and scientific and technical sectors (72,000 […]

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Temp pay rockets in November

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Last month saw the UK’s temporary workforce receive its biggest average pay rise since July 2007, the eve of the financial crisis, according to figures from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). People working through temp agencies enjoyed the biggest increases, which REC attributed to a less mobile UK workforce due to people being wary […]

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‘Twas the night before Christmas and we were short of a temp…

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With one in five retailers planning to cut their workforce in the run up to Christmas, a recent article in Business Advice suggests that retailers are making their part-time workforce more flexible, offering additional hours instead of increasing full-time roles. The news A fifth of retailers are planning to cut jobs in the lead up […]

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Public sector facing seven-year skills shortage

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A new article in HR Magazine has warned that the public sector will not be able to recruit the staff needed for up to seven years based on current demand, according to The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). The news To maintain the stability of public service delivery over the next decade there needs to […]