Recruiters urged to rethink testing after tribunal win

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Recruiters urged to rethink testing after tribunal win The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that a candidate for a job with Asperger’s syndrome was discriminated against when doing a Situational Judgement Test (SJT).   The applicant, Terri Brookes, was among thousands of applicants for just 35 vacancies at The Government Legal Service (GLS) and… Continue reading

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How to hire the right HR Manager for your business

How to hire the right HR Manager for your business   Hiring the correct HR manager is vital for a company and a number of factors need to be taken into consideration. HR news have compiled their list of vital qualities in a candidate for this important role, here’s a taster of some points mentioned.… Continue reading

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How to write an effective CV

How to write an effective CV In the modern working world there is so much competition, even if you have high level degrees and qualifications there’s no guarantee of a job anymore. Rather than just a good CV, which has the necessary ingredients for a role, you need an effective one that draws employers in… Continue reading

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Could mature workers fill the skills gap, as the new levy funds training for all ages?

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Could mature workers fill the skills gap, as the new levy funds training for all ages?   Engineering and manufacturing companies of any size could fill skills gaps by using the Government’s new apprenticeship levy, which came into force on 6 April. For the first time, employees aged 24 and over will attract 90% funding… Continue reading

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CIPD calls for broader skills levy to prevent rebadging of other training scheme

CIPD calls for broader skills levy to prevent rebadging of other training scheme     The apprenticeship levy has been criticised for lacking focus by the commons education and business select committees, just a week before it is due to come into effect. MPs on the sub-committee for education, skills and the economy described the… Continue reading

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