UK Contracting Ended 2014 with Quarterly High

According to figures from REC, billings and placements for temporary workers saw a huge increase in the quarter leading to December, whilst permanent placements rose at the slowest pace since July 2013. This is the fastest growth rate in over 15 years with respondents to the REC survey attributing the growth to greater demand from

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5 Fun and Quirky Ways to Spice Up Your Employer Brand

Employer branding may not be a new phenomenon, but many business owners are not giving it the attention that it rightly deserves. Spending time honing your employer brand not only helps to create the right image and impression for potential employees and existing staff, but it can help to attract and retain the best candidates.

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What Candidates Really Want (vs. What They’re Getting)

Recruiters! Ever wondered what your candidates really want? Leading job board CV-Library polled 2,400 active job hunters from a variety of demographic groups across the UK, in a bid to answer top recruiting questions such as; ‘why am I having a problem getting through to candidates?’ and ‘how can I improve my job adverts?’ Questions

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Top 5 Recruitment Trends for 2015

Recruiting talented employees isn’t going to be plain sailing in 2015. The widening gaps between the demand and supply of skilled workers is creating a cut-throat environment in which 69% of recruiters are expecting to see competition for candidates increase. To successfully ride out the storm, recruiters are going to need to keep up to

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Job Seekers Migrate to Smartphones

Companies that don’t have websites that work natively with smartphones may be missing out on key talent, warns recruitment firm Hays. Its survey of 550 Kiwi job hunters shows that 36 per cent of people use a mixture of mobile and desktop devices to search for a new role, with 2 per cent searching for

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