Recruitment companies join the 5,000 SME letter to David Cameron commsDealerlogo

Recruitment companies join the 5,000 SME letter to David Cameron Recruitment companies have added their name to the 5,000 SME letter to PM David Cameron. Praising the Government for managing to ‘get the economy moving again by tackling the deficit, helping to keep interest rates low and inflation down’, notable recruitment industry signatories included, John

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The Friday Afternoon Question – Should salespeople get holiday pay that includes compensation for sales they haven’t done?

The Friday Afternoon Question – Should salespeople get holiday pay that includes compensation for sales they haven’t done? Our MD Clive Jefferys writes: After consultation with the European Court of Justice over the long running case of Lock vs British Gas Trading; a UK employment  tribunal  has ruled that previously earned sales commissions must be compensated

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The Recruitment Gap widens – is this a perfect storm? commsDealerlogo

The Recruitment Gap widens – is this a perfect storm? As economic confidence rises, you might be forgiven for thinking that this is good news if you are recruiting new staff. However, the latest market data indicates that a ‘perfect storm’ is approaching as demand outrageously exceeds supply, writes Clive Jefferys of telecoms recruiter JMA

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Over-50s talent and experience squandered commsDealerlogo

Over-50s talent and experience squandered The plug has been pulled on a deep pool of workplace talent and this drain on professional experience is damaging to UK businesses, according to Clive Jefferys, MD of telecoms recruiter JMA Network. He cited a new report by Business in The Community (a charity backed by the Prince Charles)

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93% of companies state they have no spare capacity for growth due to staff shortages. commsDealerlogo

93% of companies state they have no spare capacity for growth due to staff shortages. The latest Recruitment and Employment Confederation survey shockingly reveals that 9 out of 10 companies have “no” or “only a little” spare capacity to increase business. Kevin Green, Chief Exec of REC commented that; “Businesses are increasingly thinking about expanding

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Why good recruiters are not magicians. commsDealerlogo

Our MD, Clive Jefferys, wrote in Comms Dealer today : Why good recruiters are not magicians. Most sales jobs, and recruitment is no different, are very much about the art of making the impossible look easy. Swans, ducks and icebergs come to mind. That’s why people pay our bills when hundreds of man-hours, behind the

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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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