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Glasgow named one the UK’s most affordable cities

4 Apr 2017
New research from Lloyds Banking Group names the city the ninth most affordable in the United Kingdom – and second only to Stirling in Scotland. Read more...

Barrhead Travel to create 120 new jobs with expansion

30 Mar 2017
Barrhead Travel is set to create 120 new roles across the UK this year as it progresses with its business expansion strategy. Read more...

Genpact jobs boost for Glasgow

30 Mar 2017
HUNDREDS of new jobs are to be created over the next five years by a global professional services firm bolstering its European operations in  Scotland . Read more...

Genpact jobs boost for Glasgow

30 Mar 2017
HUNDREDS of new jobs are to be created over the next five years by a global professional services firm bolstering its European operations in  Scotland . Read more...

BT creates 31 new jobs in Glasgow

27 Mar 2017
Telecoms firm BT is to create 31 jobs in  Glasgow  as part of a recruitment drive to transform customer service. Read more...

The Critical 90 days of a new Employee

28 Jun 2016
Medical professionals talk about the “critical hour.” This is the first hour after someone has a heart attack. How the patient is treated in during the first 60 minutes can determine the difference between life and death. Read more...

Three Keys to work Satisfaction

28 Jun 2016
It seems basic. If you like what you are doing it doesn’t feel so much like work. If you enjoy doing something you are more likely to continue doing it and do it well. So shouldn’t a personality assessment being used to measure job suitability include measuring work satisfaction? Read more...

Data firm Cloudwick to create 58 new jobs in Glasgow

14 Jun 2016
A US data management firm is expected to create 58 new jobs in Glasgow after selecting the city as the location for its European headquarters. Read more...

Why do Job Success Formulas make the Harrison so unique?

3 May 2016
Harrison’s Job Success Formula- JSF Personality tests are increasingly popular due to the importance of understanding how an employee or job candidate will behave. Since poor performance usually relates to behavioral issues, measuring job behavior is essential. Read more...

8 Best Practices of Recruiting - How many do you follow?

3 May 2016
1. Hire for job-specific behaviors Research conducted by Harrison Assessments® formulates different sets behavioral factors for more than 650 job types. Each job type also has different behavioral requirements depending on the required management level and experience level. Consequently, by uniquely calibrating management responsibility and experience levels, the Harrison system offers more than 6500 “Job Success Formulas” that predict success for the specific job. Organizations can also make adjustments based on their unique key performance factors. Read more...

Inchinnan Rolls-Royce jobs 'secured' by new £79m contract

30 Mar 2016
Engine maker Rolls-Royce says jobs at its Inchinnan plant in Renfrewshire have been “secured” as a result of a new £79 million UK Government contract. Read more...

Why behavioral assessments need to be job specific

30 Mar 2016
Job specific assessments are more accurate and more fair. They identify and develop those people who are most likely to succeed in a particular job for a particular company. However, most behavioral assessments are not job specific and only describe the individual’s personality. This is unfair to the employer because it does not support the analysis of behavior related to the specific job requirements and thus often leads to wrong conclusions. In addition, in many countries, it puts the employer at legal risk. It is also unfair to the individuals being assessed because it usually leads to conclusions that are not based on the behaviors that impact the specific job. Read more...

Hire Right the First Time!

15 Mar 2016
Hiring right the first time can save you a lot of time and your company a lot of money. Today forward thinking companies are using HSM’s and new tools to choose the best candidates. If you are tasked with hiring responsibilities, here are some suggestions from  Robert Half  to improve your chances of hiring the right candidate: Read more...

Top chef Nico Simeone on his latest Glasgow venture and how a homeless recruit changed his life

5 Jan 2016
NICO Simeone worked as a chef in some of Scotland's finest Michelin star restaurants before a chance encounter changed his life forever. Read more...

100 jobs for Ferguson’s shipyard

25 Nov 2015
A MAJOR jobs boost for Ferguson’s shipyard in Port Glasgow was announced today by Deputy First Minister John Swinney. Read more...

City Jobs boost still to reach poorest areas according to new study

16 Nov 2015
EMPLOYMENT in Glasgow has risen faster than the rest of Scotland over the last decade according to a new report. Read more...

Glasgow Caledonian University Launches Foundation with £500,000 Scholarship Fund from Sir Alex Ferguson CBE

14 Oct 2015
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is delighted to launch its Foundation with a generous donation from Sir Alex Ferguson CBE to deliver scholarship programmes for students from all backgrounds and across all disciplines. Read more...

New £30m Glasgow hotel will create 60 jobs

8 Sep 2015
Plans for a £30millon Radisson hotel on the banks of the River Clyde in Glasgow have been unveiled. Read more...

1000 more get chance to work under Glasgow Scheme

1 Sep 2015
DETAILS will be revealed this week about plans to expand the £50million Glasgow Guarantee scheme. Read more...

Green light for first projects from £1Billion City Deal cash

18 Aug 2015
THE first projects approved under the £1 billion-plus package to boost the west of Scotland economy are to be given the green light. Read more...

New Glasgow Mortgage Guarantee Scheme approved

13 Aug 2015
Glasgow City Council’s executive committee has today (13 August) approved a new and unique partnership mortgage guarantee scheme between the local authority and Glasgow Credit Union. Read more...

Glasgow Airport confirmed as one of Europe's fastest growing airports during first half of 2015

11 Aug 2015
Glasgow Airport was one of Europe’s fastest growing airports in its category during the first six months of 2015 according to European airport trade body, ACI Europe, which has today released its  traffic report for June, Q2 and H1 2015 (January to June). The report also confirmed that Glasgow Airport was the third fastest growing airport in its category during June 2015.  Read more...

Around 21,000 people are employed in green energy sector, according to report

4 Aug 2015
THE true scale of employment in Scotland’s renewables sector has emerged ahead of a major-two day conference on the future of energy in Europe. A report by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills found there are an estimated 21,000 workers across the nine green energy sectors. Read more...

25% off your first job ad package!

16 Jun 2015
3 easy steps to get your Vacancy in front of Jobseekers! Read more...

Over 250 Organisations sign up to the Glasgow Living Wage

16 Jun 2015
More than 250 organisations have now signed up to the Glasgow Living Wage, it was announced today (Monday, 15 June). These organisations employ over 70,000 people. The  Glasgow Living Wage  has been set at £7.85 per hour in 2015/16, and already applies to the employees of Glasgow City Council and its ALEOs (arms-length external organisations), as well as those organisations in the private and public sectors who have committed to it. Read more...

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