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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Just when we all thought Nokia had gone forever…

Just when we all thought Nokia had gone forever… I was still lamenting the demise of the Nokia brand… but it seems there is some life left in our Finnish Grand-dad of Mobile Devices after all! Hurrah! (call me a sentimental old fool if you like) Admittedly it is a product made under licence in Taiwan,

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Hiring set to remain a long-term challenge. commsDealerlogo

We can all sense the recovery: The news trumpets growth figures to be proud of and order books are strengthening across all business sectors. However, the challenge of hiring new staff seems to grow with every day. The latest KPMG employment survey highlights that new candidate registrations on jobsites are at a ten year low,

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The great ‘job swap’ has begun! commsDealerlogo

It seems that January pay day precipitated the greatest number of resignations across UK industry for many a year. It sounds paradoxical, but if you want to improve your job prospects the best thing you can do is leave your job. It turns out a lot of people have secured a new role in January

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What do candidates really buy into? commsDealerlogo

So the latest TUC survey shows that whether you can feel the benefit of the economic recovery is dependent on where you live in the UK. No surprises there. London powers ahead followed closely by Manchester and Birmingham, but for most people, in most places, all they know is that life is still tough. The

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