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.

Nine in 10 new hires would leave a job that fails to meet expectations within the first month

New global research finds more than a third of candidates worldwide make a decision about a job within the first five minutes

Two in five businesses realise they’ve hired the wrong candidate within two weeks

Mismatch of skills (44%), underqualified candidates (42%) and applicants lying on CVs (37%) are top the reasons for hiring mistakes, according to independent research from Robert Half UK.

40,000 UK job roles left vacant for six months or more

UK firms report that on average, one in 20 positions remain unfilled for more than six months, while one in ten are vacant for at least a month, according to latest research from Robert Half.

Two thirds of candidates have turned down a dream job after businesses leave them dangling

New global research from Robert Half finds 67% of jobseekers have accepted a second-choice job offer because their preferred employer took too long to make hiring decision.

Three in five Brits have ambitions to become a CEO

Latest research finds that 61% UK employees have ambitions to become a CEO one day.