Just Paid the Ransom? Here’s How to Prevent It From Happening Again

Hackers can be relentless with their cyberattacks. While organizations can be vulnerable to many security threats, ransomware is especially ruthless since its attacks are completely automated. It doesn’t matter what industry or business you…

Data Leak Exposes 267 Million Facebook Users

A database of 267 million Facebook user IDs, phone numbers, and names was left exposed online for a fortnight thanks to another cloud misconfiguration, according to researchers. The trove was likely to have been the result of an illegal…

What are the most common issues prompting job offer negotiations?

Job offer negotiations are becoming increasingly common in the UK. More jobseekers are now fighting for changes to role opportunities during the interview stage. Research carried out by CV Library has found that over half of British workers…

Number of EU workers seeking employment in the UK plummets.

There has been a significant drop in the number of EU workers looking for jobs in the UK. A clear reason for this is obvious, with the decrease correlating with the timing of the Brexit decision of June 2016. Searches for jobs in the UK…

What do candidates want employers to stop doing during the hiring process?

The job market is currently witnessing a shortage of qualified candidates. Available roles are aplenty, but filling these positions effectively is proving more challenging. Therefore, high quality candidates have a plethora of options open…

How do candidates prefer to be contacted by recruiters?

Candidate experience is moving increasingly towards the forefront of recruiters' minds. This has been brought about as a result of the battle for talent that is now taking place. Such stern competition has meant that the service provided…

Temporary hiring on the rise as permanent placements become more difficult.

Numerous organisations across all sectors are looking to recruit for permanent positions within their company. In their latest survey, JobsOutlook has found that 19% of businesses in the UK are looking to increase their headcount over…

Pool of available candidates shrinks as demand for staff increases.

The latest job market research has revealed that the demand for new staff is currently increasing from businesses in almost every sector. However, being successful in filling the influx of new vacancies is proving more of a challenge. Reasons…

Is rehiring a former employee a good idea?

Employees leave their jobs all the time. There can be a range of different reasons why, and that reason may well go some way to deciding whether or not a company considers rehiring them in the future. A previous employee may realise that…

How long does it take employers to decide on an interviewee?

New research has been carried out by totaljobs, looking at how long employers generally take to make their mind up about an interviewee. It's well documented that first impressions can often play a crucial part, and the findings certainly…

Which sectors are performing best in 2017 so far?

It was extremely difficult to predict what would happen to the UK job market when the Brexit vote was decided last year. Significant uncertainty came as a result, with various sectors unsure about their prospects moving forward. Despite…

Q1 sees growth in the UK job market.

The UK job market has seen a positive growth during the first quarter of 2017. Such growth has seen an increase in the number of job applications, vacancies and average salaries. These findings are according to new data discovered by CV…