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.

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Beth Hardwick, PR 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.

Professional gig economy booms as war for digital talent intensifies

1.6 million (28%) of UK businesses plan to hire temporary or contract staff in the next 12 months to plug skills shortages created by digitalisation.

4.7 million SMEs impacted by the war for talent as employees thrive in “buyer’s market”

The Robert Half 2019 Salary Guide reveals nearly five million UK SMEs, the equivalent to four out of every five (82%) small and medium-sized companies, are…

CIOs: Government, business and education must work together to solve UK tech skills crunch

Over nine in ten (93%) UK CIOs are calling on government, businesses and universities to help solve the country’s tech skills crisis.

Emotional intelligence undervalued by one in four firms

One in four (25%) UK business leaders say that emotional intelligence (EQ) is undervalued in the hiring process, according to research by recruitment specialist Robert Half UK.

It takes five months to train new employees to do their job, report UK businesses

UK businesses have to wait more than five months, on average, for new joiners to get up to speed in their jobs, according to global research by Robert Half.