Today’s ONS data shows that some aspects of the UK labour market continue to perform strongly.
Specifically, the number of people in work has risen once again, driven by an increase people working full-time for a business.
Recruitment can be a costly business. Get recruitment decisions wrong and the price a company pays can be considerable. However, it's not just avoiding poor decisions that needs to be high on an organisation's list of priorities. Job seekers that endure rather than enjoy the candidate experience a company provides can end up being extremely costly too. A poor candidate experience can be a major turn off, driving them away from a brand from a consumer perspective as well.
The perils of social media - an inappropriate comment made in a Facebook post, or even an ill-judged retweet on Twitter - have caught many a celebrity or politician out in recent years. Much embarrassment has been caused and many a career affected by misjudged social activity.