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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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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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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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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Is Telecoms hiring Brexit-proof? commsDealerlogo

“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

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Sharper focus on hiring post-Brexit. commsDealerlogo

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

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Who wins the recruitment race today? commsDealerlogo

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

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New governments are good for employment prospects commsDealerlogo

Whatever your political persuasion, it is undeniable that financial markets and economies benefit from the confidence, certainty and consistency that a new majority government offers, writes Clive Jefferys, MD of Telecoms Recruiter, JMA Network. Whether you agree or not with the result of the General Election, the uncertainty of coalition politics has been removed for

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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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