“On the one hand, doom-mongers ply their gloom in the wake of the B-word. On the other, the economic outlook is bright, we have plunging unemployment and growth in consumer spending” Says Clive Jefferys, Managing Director of recruiter JMA Network. Despite these positive vibes, some people are never happy, saying that it’s no more than
“So the hiring year has started briskly. The first new vacancies started coming in just before Christmas and then the real flood arrived during early January. The candidates are back too, as applications and CV registrations reach a peak and the first placements of 2017 have already happened.” writes Clive Jefferys, Managing Director of recruiter
Counter Offers! Does a Leopard ever change his spots? At several stages in your career you will decide to move job, and in present times your resignation is likely to generate a counter-offer to stay. The problem is that no matter how flattering it is to feel wanted again; can you ever really trust, or
There’s a good reason why I don’t attend trade events… writes Clive Jefferys of telecoms recruiter JMA Network. Lots of people know me, but they don’t necessarily want to advertise our relationship to their peers. That’s because our key attribute is discretion. Like the apocryphal story about the swan, all our clients or candidates should
“The dialogue continues to jog along, as we look to our leaders to start talking about real plans and stop market-testing public opinion.” writes Clive Jefferys of telecoms recruiter JMA Network. In Europe, the politicians are warily watching Old Blighty, wondering who is going to make the first move. Seventy six years ago, the Battle
“Twenty five years ago I could phone my boss from a telephone box on a Friday afternoon and tell him that I was foot-canvassing an industrial estate in Hemel Hempstead. The fact that I was actually outside my home and sloping off for the weekend was easy to hide. “ writes Clive Jefferys, JMA Network.
We used to think that people don’t like change, but clearly they do. While the ramifications of leaving the EU will take years to become apparent, the impact on business and jobs is the most immediate concern today, writes Clive Jefferys of recruiter JMA Network. We can expect a wholesale change in employment trends across
Summer recruitment market cools before BREXIT It’s not exactly big news to announce that the impending vote is having its impact on the UK job market, writes Clive Jefferys of recruiter JMA Network. With half of the population undecided as to how they will cast their vote on 23rd June, the doom-mongers on both sides
Candidate Testimonial “My experience of working with JMA Network was an excellent one and I can’t recommend them highly enough.” Due to personal circumstances I took an extended period of leave and found that many recruitment agencies wouldn’t put me forward for roles; claiming it could be detrimental to their client relationships. Clive and the
“So here we go with the traditional review of the year that was, and consider what clues it offers for the year ahead. ” writes Clive Jefferys, Managing Director of telco recruiter JMA Network. It was a strange year in telecoms recruitment as placements and revenues produced an exact reverse of the traditional hiring calendar.