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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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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How the digital age rewards the self-motivated commsDealerlogo

“Twenty five years ago I could phone my boss from a telephone box on a Friday afternoon and tell him that I was foot-canvassing an industrial estate in Hemel Hempstead. The fact that I was actually outside my home and sloping off for the weekend was easy to hide. “ writes Clive Jefferys, JMA Network.

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Summer recruitment market cools before BREXIT commsDealerlogo

Summer recruitment market cools before BREXIT It’s not exactly big news to announce that the impending vote is having its impact on the UK job market, writes Clive Jefferys of recruiter JMA Network. With half of the population undecided as to how they will cast their vote on 23rd June, the doom-mongers on both sides

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Candidates are the new buyers in today’s job market

“It wasn’t so long ago that employers were right to believe that they were driving the jobs market. I’m not just talking about the last recession, but even further back through the boom times of the nineties and noughties. “ writes Clive Jefferys of recruiter JMA Network. Back then every job seeker had to secure their

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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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Reasons to ring-fence key back office staff commsDealerlogo

While many resellers are focusing on increasing their sales potential they should not forget that ring fencing their customer service provision is just as important, writes Clive Jefferys of telecoms recruiter, JMA Network. In many companies the people that run back office billings and support have been overlooked during the recession years. However, they are

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