Brisk recruitment despite Brexit bite

Brisk recruitment despite Brexit bite There’s no doubt that Brexit is impacting the UK hiring market as a lack of live candidates lowers competition to just 0.37 applicant per advertised job (Adzuna). Yet like all market changes there are plenty of opportunities for both job seekers and employers if you adopt the right attitude, writes Clive Jefferys

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Why future recruitment will be all about data

“OK, I’ve got to say GDPR, but I’m not here to sell expensive consultancy to bring back all those dreadful memories of BS5750 and Y2K.” writes Clive Jefferys of telecoms recruiter JMA Network. “However, as the new age of opt-in, consensual data dawns, the impact on employer recruitment processes will be far reaching.” Fortunately for

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Keep Calm and Carry On Recruiting!

“With 30 million people employed in the UK responses to adverts, social networks and jobsites may be at an all-time low. But hundreds of thousands of people move job every month and you can still recruit more staff if you try hard enough.” writes Clive Jefferys of Telecoms recruiter JMA Network. So here’s a few

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Job prospects brighten in Telecoms

With unemployment at its lowest level for 40 years and wages rising, employment prospects for skilled job seekers are bright. The big issue now is the quantity of active jobseekers, or rather… the lack of them! writes Clive Jefferys of recruiter JMA Network. Generally speaking, the staff supply implications of Brexit will pass the telecoms

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Generous employment creates Generous Profits! commsDealerlogo

Of various client and prospect meetings over the last few weeks, two have stood out in my mind. You might well call it a Tale of Two Employers. Why? When it comes to employing staff today – it seems that this is the best of times and the worst times. Writes Clive Jefferys of Telecoms recruitment

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Confident companies win confident candidates!

“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,

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Stronger economy demands smarter recruitment

“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

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Money proves just the job in 2017 commsDealerlogo

“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

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Counter Offers! Does a Leopard ever change his spots?

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

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Why recruitment is the secret service. commsDealerlogo

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

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