Category Archives: Labour Market

What jobs do people in Dorset actually do?

MORE than one in 10 workers in Bournemouth is a manager, director or senior official, official figures show. There are 9,500 people in the town employed in the top category of occupations – 10.1 per cent of the working population. … Continue reading

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2015 edition of What do Graduates Do? is now available!

The 2015 edition of What Do Graduates Do? has been published. The research reveals the destinations of 267,735 full- and part-time first degree graduates in January 2015, six months after they had left university. Findings from the 2015 edition show … Continue reading

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Graduate job vacancies, apprenticeships and salaries soar over the past year, says reed.co.uk

Graduates can expect to earn an average starting salary of just over £26,000 – up from £23,850 last year – as the number of job vacancies rocketed by 77 per cent compared with this time last year too. Reed’s latest … Continue reading

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Job market continues to thrive in South West

According to Manpower, with an outlook of +9%, a two point increase on last quarter, hiring intentions in the region stand well above the national average of +6%. The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey is based on responses from 2,100 UK … Continue reading

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More than a third of firms plan to take on summer staff

Four in 10 employers plan to recruit seasonal workers this summer, according to research from online career site CareerBuilder.co.uk. The research of more than 400 UK employers shows 39% of those surveyed plan to hire seasonal workers in the summer … Continue reading

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Graduates are earning less but more are in work

Graduates in England have seen a fall in their median salary of more than £1,000 in the past five years, according to official statistics. But more are in work than at any time since 2007, suggests Department for Business, Innovation … Continue reading

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Bournemouth University report delivers verdict on Dorset’s econonimc recovery

DORSET’S economy is in recovery – but a slowdown this year may be more likely than an accelerating pick-up. That is among the conclusions of a Bournemouth University study which compared the county’s business performance with the rest of the … Continue reading

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