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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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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Majority of professionals believe job searching is stressful

The majority, or 84%, of UK workers admit that looking for a new job could make them feel stressed, according to a recent survey from CV-Library. The research, which studied 1,200 UK workers, also found that 83% of professionals believe that job hunting stress is a real problem facing today’s workforce. When asked to share

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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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2015 : It was all about the money! commsDealerlogo

“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.

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Hirers respond to improving economic climate commsDealerlogo

Hirers respond to improving economic climate 23 September, 2015 – 14:16 Three quarters (74%) of UK employers think that confidence in the economic climate is improving and businesses are changing their hiring strategy to make the most of available opportunities, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). With 94%

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The Friday Afternoon Question – Why is hiring taking longer?

As recruitment decision times double – large companies lose out. A global employment survey entitled “Why is Hiring Taking Longer?” reveals that the average time to make a job offer has doubled to 30 days across the USA, Europe and Australia in the last five years. Highly complicated HR methods, internal processes and uncertainty in decision-making

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Recruitment growth remains strong – but opinion is divided.

Recruitment growth remains strong –  but opinion is divided. Continuing wages growth for new starters is being driven by increasing candidate shortages across all skill sectors, says the REC. Employers are struggling with a continued fall in the number of candidates seeking new positions and some of this may be due to the upcoming General

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Recruitment industry operating at peak flow commsDealerlogo

Recruitment’s Manic Monday reveals that over 30% of telecoms people would like a new job. With the first week of the recruitment year behind us, 2015 looks set to be the year of much change for most resellers and their employees, writes Clive Jefferys, JMA Network. The first key evidence originates from the rapid rise

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