Robert Half Press Room

In addition to identifying recruitment and workplace trends through our daily interactions with companies and job seekers, we conduct extensive research on hiring and employment issues. Read our latest press releases and research findings, including results from our ongoing surveys of CFOs and other senior executives including CIOs and HR Directors.

For more information, please contact the Robert Half press room.

Roxan Mathys, PR & Communications Manager – UK & UAE

Latest Press Releases

As well as press releases on current workplace topics, you can also read our complete archive of press releases from recent years.

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02 November 2017

According to new research from recruitment specialist Robert Half Technology UK, the demands of the IT employment market are not being met by today’s education system.

12 October 2017

New research from Robert Half UK finds that increasing numbers of employees are seeking a purposeful career, rather than just a high salary.

03 October 2017

Demand for highly-skilled IT professionals in the UK means those in the technology sector are set to experience the most significant starting salary increases, according to the Robert Half 2018...

28 September 2017

DevOps becomes essential to long-term business planning and creates demand for highly-skilled technology professionals.

21 September 2017

Latest research from Robert Half Technology explores the hiring and retention trends within the IT and technology market.

31 August 2017

Research from leading recruitment specialist Robert Half UK has revealed that two-thirds (66%) of CIOs will hire additional, permanent employees to cope with the introduction of the EU’s General...

22 August 2017

Underappreciation and stress fuel discontent as employees get older, with happiness at work falling after the age of 35

14 August 2017

New report highlights the impact digital transformation will have on businesses, productivity and recruitment strategies within the next three years.

03 August 2017
Managers in the South West and Wales are the most optimistic about productivity However, managers in the North and the Midlands expect a decline in productivity
20 July 2017

Independent research from Robert Half UK reveals employees spend an 5.3 hours a week bored at work. 

13 July 2017
52% of financial services executives have specific investment plans for blockchain implementation 85% believe blockchain technology will have a genuine impact on the financial services industry by...
27 June 2017

An international study of employee happiness reveals UK employees have lower levels of happiness and interest but feel less stressed.

21 June 2017

New report by Robert Half reveals a third (31%) of businesses create permanent positions to support digitalisation and automation efforts within the finance function

15 June 2017
Londoners most likely to consider quitting in the first half of 2017 Nearly half of millennials have itchy feet about their current role Technology professionals top the list of those likely to...
16 May 2017

Research into workplace happiness by Happiness Works on behalf of Robert Half UK has revealed that employees in Yorkshire and the Humber are the happiest employees in Britain.

09 May 2017
One in 10 CEOs has a background in technology Loyalty pays as the number of CEOs being promoted from within doubles in three years Generational shift occurring as number of CEOs in their 40’s shrinks...
25 April 2017

Research by Robert Half shows UK bosses are failing employees who crave better management.

04 April 2017

UK businesses are dealing with an increase in staff turnover as over a third (36%) of HR directors have seen the number of leavers rise over the past three years, according to new research by ...

20 March 2017

Nearly two thirds (63%) of UK employees experience stress in their jobs1, according to research into workplace happiness by Happiness Works on behalf of Robert Half UK. 

28 February 2017
On a scale of 0-100, employees ranked an average of 67 for happiness in their jobs 79% see workplace happiness as joint responsibility between employee and employer 60% take pride in working for...
21 February 2017

Against a backdrop of economic uncertainity, chief financial officers (CFOs) are focusing on increasing profitability (41%) and driving overall company growth (39%) in the year ahead. 

07 February 2017

New research find nearly three-quarters (74%) of UK CIOs and IT directors are frequently faced with IT candidates who are not able to meet the skill level required for the role they are applying...

31 January 2017

 As organisations focus on transforming their businesses and navigating political change in a competitive marketplace, the Robert Half 2017 Salary Guide has revealed the positions set to...

24 January 2017

New research from Robert Half finds a core competency shortage: 50% of management candidates lacking leadership skills, 49% of staff level candidates lacking functional, job-related skills.

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