Britain faces growing shortage of digital skills – Telegraph
An independent task force has called on the Government to invest £20 million to help embed the new computing curriculum in schools, warning that the UK could struggle to fill digital roles in the future. The Telegraph takes up the story.
University applications ‘at a high’ from low income pupils – Times Higher Education
UCAS report that applications from school pupils eligible for free school meals have hit a record high. Pupils in this bracket are now 8% more likely to apply to university in 2014 as their application rate reaches a new high of 18%. The Times Higher Education reports the full details.
Top recruitment sectors for growth in 2014 – Recruitment Buzz
Wondering which industries are benefitting most from economic recovery? Recruitment Buzz reports on Ian Knowlson’s predictions for the top 5 recruitment sectors likely to experience growth in 2014. Let’s just say, it’s a good time to be job-seeking in the construction industry!
10 least stressful jobs revealed – HR Grapevine
Ever wondered what to advise clients who are looking to change jobs into something less stressful? Jobs website CareerCast has realeased a list of ten professions which are inherently less stressful than others. Check it out here courtesy of HR Grapevine.