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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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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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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Recruitment struggles with Bull Market… commsDealerlogo

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

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If people want it… they grab it!

And if they don’t grab it… they don’t want it! It’s taken me 27 years in sales to realise that as blunt as this motto is, despite how sophisticated we think we are, it’s as true today as it was in 1988, writes Clive Jefferys, Managing Director of telco recruiter JMA Network. Whether you are

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The dangers of being piggy-in-the-middle commsDealerlogo

The dangers of being piggy-in-the-middle Reading an article by Adrian Marlow, Chairman of the ARC, I agree entirely with his concern about how recruitment agencies are mostly held responsible for rising costs. It seems that blaming the agent is an instinctive reaction to avoid the nasty subject of market forces at work, writes Clive Jefferys,

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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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