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Posted Date: 19/08/14 14:59
Posted Date: 15/08/14 11:14
The landscape of the employment market is changing. As more people become freelancers, contractors and agency workers, job security becomes less of a priority. According to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s (REC) 2014 report, 36% of people have been temporarily employed at some point and 1.7 million currently work this way. So what is attracting people to this dynamic lifestyle?
Posted Date: 08/08/14 09:14
Following the longest economic depression in British history, the UK economy is now recovering with a growth of 0.2% since the crisis began in 2008. But who do we have to thank for this long awaited rescue? Research suggests a marked post-war swing in economic power from manufacturing to services (The Guardian), but have the depression years accelerated the shift?
Posted Date: 06/08/14 10:19
With UK output finally back above its pre-crisis levels, the market place is decidedly more confident. This will hopefully set the tone for a productive few months for UK jobseekers and recruiters.
Posted Date: 01/08/14 14:29
Posted Date: 28/07/14 16:52
Is your business maximising the full potential of its LinkedIn account or, has a lack of collective belief in the benefits resulted in it being under-utilised? If the latter applies, it’s time to reconstruct your perception and begin to understand LinkedIn as the pivotal business tool that it has become.
Posted Date: 16/07/14 10:23
The latest conclusions drawn by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in June 2014 paint a darker picture for the recruitment industry than those of May. Permanent candidate availability has plummeted to its lowest point in 17 years. Employers are responding accordingly to this and to competitive pressures by raising starting salaries at a survey record rate. This is good news for the few candidates who are actually in a position to take a new job, but presents new challenges for recruiters.
Posted Date: 17/06/14 16:59
As ever, the latest labour market findings from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) offer good and bad news. Employment figures are steadily improving since the recession, but in the volatile stages of recovery not even the bulls are counting their chickens. May showed the steepest drop in permanent staff availability since November 1997, forcing all other metrics swiftly and markedly upwards.
Posted In: Career Tips
Posted Date: 30/05/14 15:23
How to attract and retain a strong pipeline of talent is one of the greatest challenges facing employers today. It is inevitable that employees will become more receptive to offers from other companies as confidence in the jobs market grows. The ‘the war for talent’ is forcing employers to have appropriate talent management strategies in place to ensure they are a more desirable proposition than their competitors.
Posted Date: 30/05/14 13:36
Although an often nerve-wracking experience, we tend to know what to expect from an interview when we’re the applying for a job, but what happens when we have to take on the role of Hiring Manager and conduct it ourselves?