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Sunderland university scheme to boost post-Covid 19 careers

Sunderland university scheme to boost post-Covid 19 careers

As part of a pre-emptive move to ease the pressures of Covid-19 on the region’s workforce, the university created the Skills Boost North East initiative which launched last week. The scheme aims to retrain, reskill,…

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COVID-19 Impact: Changing Investments in HR tech

COVID-19 Impact: Changing Investments in HR tech

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis is perhaps the most unprecedented crisis since World War II. It has drastically disrupted the HR function with the major impact expected to percolate into the post-COVID-19 scenario as well. A…

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Recruitment and retention strategies for the post-COVID workforce

Recruitment and retention strategies for the post-COVID workforce

As the workplace adapts to the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, employers are finding new ways to showcase their company culture in hopes of attracting potential job candidates, and keeping talented employees on staff.…

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US adds 4.8 million jobs in June as unemployment falls to 11.1%

US adds 4.8 million jobs in June as unemployment falls to 11.1%

US employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, as the job market improved for a second straight month, yet still remained far short of regaining the…

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More than half of recruiting professionals believe that the economy will improve by the end of 2020

More than half of recruiting professionals believe that the economy will improve by the end of 2020

 Research conducted by Bullhorn, the cloud computing company that helps staffing and recruiting organisations transform their businesses, has found that recruiting professionals are optimistic about COVID-19’s future economic impact. According to Bullhorn’s Global Recruitment Insights and…

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Covid-19: LG Department holds training workshop for female scouts

Covid-19: LG Department holds training workshop for female scouts

KARACHI: Local Government (LG) Department arranged a day-long training session for volunteers from Sindh girls Scouts on Covid-19 issues at the office of Sindh Boys Scouts Association on Sunday. Expert psychologists of LG PSS programme…

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Career Counselors Get Short Cut for Career Development Training

Career Counselors Get Short Cut for Career Development Training

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Career counselors and HR professionals using the Strong Interest Inventory® assessment for career counseling and employee engagement now have a short cut option for delivering virtual and in-person workshops:  the new Strong Facilitation…

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Australian public broadcaster to cut 250 jobs

Australian public broadcaster to cut 250 jobs

SYDNEY: Australia’s public broadcaster announced Wednesday it will cut 250 staff, the latest in a slew of redundancies as the country’s conservative government seeks to slash taxpayer funding.The Australian Broadcasting Corporation — which is routinely…

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UN lays out roadmap to lift economies, save jobs after COVID-19

UN lays out roadmap to lift economies, save jobs after COVID-19

United Nations: In a new framework released Monday as a roadmap to support countries’ path to social and economic recovery, the United Nations called for an extraordinary scale-up of international support and political commitment to ensure…

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Coronavirus: Furloughed workers offered online skills training

Coronavirus: Furloughed workers offered online skills training

Adults at home during the coronavirus lockdown, including millions furloughed from their jobs, are being offered free online courses in digital skills. The Department for Education is launching a collection of job-related online courses, teaching…

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