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Women 'will take most higher level jobs'

Women 'will take most higher level jobs'

Women are likely to take most of the higher skilled jobs in the next six years as the gap between men and women's academic qualifications widens, according to a report by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.…

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Generation Y 'most likely to resent flexible workers'

Generation Y 'most likely to resent flexible workers'

Generation Y employees have the most negative attitudes towards older employees and part-time and flexible workers, according to research by employment law and discrimination solicitors Doyle Clayton. …

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Women lack 'key career experience' to get to the top

Women lack 'key career experience' to get to the top

While women rate higher in overall competencies for senior leadership positions, they lack key career experiences that tend to give men an edge up on promotions at the most senior levels of organisation, according to research from leadership and talent consultants Korn Ferry.…

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Too many job moves might lessen your employment chances, says survey

Too many job moves might lessen your employment chances, says survey

Moving jobs more than once every two years can give employers cause for concern and possibly hamper job prospects, according to a new study of finance leaders by recruitment firm Robert Half UK.…

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Lib Dems pledge to extend paternity leave to six weeks

Lib Dems pledge to extend paternity leave to six weeks

The Liberal Democrats have announced manifesto plans to give fathers an extra four weeks paternity leave. …

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