[1] [2] [3] [4] 

Should university applicants decide our industrial policy?

George Blair  02-02-2015

Employers have complained for many years that UK universities consistently educate too few science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students. This, firms argue, constrains their growth.  In addition, some of the best graduates are lost to science and technology, as they write algorithms for better paying financial institutions.  

On the other hand, universities educate a huge oversupply of graduates in disciplines such as psychology, media studies and sports science.  This is not to argue that...read more >

0 comments       Email this blog entry


Job Satisfaction and How to Keep Yourself Out of the 38%

  06-07-2014

Job Satisfaction and How to Keep Yourself Out of the 38%

Stonebridge recently commissioned some in depth research into how age, location and profession affect levels of job satisfaction in the UK. With 38% of the respondents being unsatisfied at work, it’s handy for new graduates to look at the stats below and see how they can avoid being in this rather large proportion of unhappy workers!

Location and Job Satisfaction

42% of respondents in East Anglia and Wales reported being unhappy at work making...read more >

0 comments       Email this blog entry


Without people you’re nothing.

Wyn Jones  22-07-2013

With workforce costs in many public sector organisations accounting for 70%, or more of total expenditure there will be an increased focus on savings coming from staff costs.  However, the solution of running more efficient services is not necessarily to cut swathes of jobs.  Indeed a key finding from the Francis review of care at Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust was that there was insufficient focus on care while...read more >

0 comments       Email this blog entry


[1] [2] [3] [4] 
 

View all


View by author


View by tag


View by date

 

 
 
Sign-up for news and our latest events
Name:
Go
Email:
gemma@hrsociety.co.uk
telephone07909 515 126