“These days, perhaps more so than ever, business people need a crystal ball to help plan for the future.” writes Clive Jefferys, Managing Director of recruiter JMA Network. We would all like to have even the smallest insight into what the future holds, and when it comes to staffing, the most mercurial of business elements,
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
“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
The days of reactive recruitment are long gone. It’s not like the old days when you put out an advert, commissioned an agency, got ten CVs, shortlisted three and made an offer. In today’s employment market successful recruitment strategies are underpinned by building a channel of candidates and speedy decision making, writes Clive Jefferys of
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
Recruitment struggles with Bull Market “There’s a lot to be said for comparing the current employment marketplace with the Stock Market, as demand continues to outstrip supply for staff in the UK.” writes Clive Jefferys of Telecoms recruiter, JMA Network. Just like share trading… relatively little stock changing hands can dramatically increase selling prices. When
“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.