Entries by Rayne Morgan

Could thousands of US job layoffs point to recession?

Multiple sectors announce layoffs in response to changing economy NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Thousands of layoffs across multiple sectors could be the writing on the wall for an impending recession in the United States. Major banks, crypto exchanges, and entertainment companies have laid off or plan to lay off hundreds of workers in recent […]

Trade group suggests UK look to international talent to fill mass job vacancies

APSCo urges govt. to consider ‘global opportunities’ to address labour shortage issue  LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — To address its labour shortage crisis and fill an abundance of jobs in the UK, the country should look to hire workers from abroad, according to the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). The organisation made this suggestion as […]

UK employers continue struggling with employee retention and understaffing

Experts say it’s time for employers to consider more than salary in efforts to recruit and retain staff  LONDON, ENGLAND — With UK employers continuing to struggle with employee recruitment and retention, there is more reason than ever for businesses to consider using online talent acquisition services. According to Iain Chadwick, managing director of workplace […]

UK employers struggle to fill job vacancies

ONS survey shows more vacancies than unemployed, revealing need for online talent acquisition services for employers to stay competitive  LONDON, ENGLAND — Amidst the “Great Resignation”, UK employers are facing unexpected difficulty in finding, hiring and retaining staff for job openings, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The data […]

Workers encouraged to join a union on May Day

ILO says collective bargaining can reduce wage inequality, narrow gender pay gap   LONDON, ENGLAND — It may be time for more workers to consider joining a union if they have not already done so, as unionising efforts taking center stage around the world and the International Labour Organization (ILO) makes a case for the benefits […]

BME workers face long-term impacts of COVID

TUC finds higher percentage of unemployed BME workers; unemployment gap at widest since 2008  LONDON, ENGLAND — Black and minority ethnic (BME) workers in the United Kingdom are facing long-term impacts as a result of COVID-19, with several non-governmental organizations (NGO) calling on the government to do more to address this matter. Research has shown […]

New initiative launched to help 50 disabled workers achieve, retain gainful employment

Partnership between Dorset Council and Pluss to also encourage employers to hire more disabled workers, be more cognizant of their needs  LONDON, ENGLAND — A new partnership between the government’s Dorset Council and Pluss, a national disability employment specialist organisation, will help some 50 disabled workers gain and retain employment. The partnership encompasses an inclusive […]