December Job Market Report

Key points for December: Permanent and temporary appointments both increase at sharper rates Candidate availability tightens further Pay growth remains marked   Faster growth of staff appointments The number of people placed in permanent jobs increased further in November. The rate of growth was marked, having accelerated to the sharpest since April. Higher placements were recorded at around 38% of panellists, compared with approximately 27% that noted a decline….

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November Job Market Report

Report on Jobs – November Key points from the October survey: Growth of both permanent placements and temp billings accelerates Salaries continue to rise strongly Candidate availability remains tight Faster growth of permanent and temporary appointments… October data signalled a further increase in permanent staff placements. Growth was solid and the sharpest in four months. Around 41% of panellists reported higher placements, citing robust demand for staff. Temporary/contract staff…

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August’s Job Market Report

Growth of staff appointments falls further… Although permanent placements continued to rise in August, the rate of growth eased further, hitting a 27-month low. …restricted by skill shortages The availability of candidates for permanent roles fell further in August, with the rate of decline accelerating to the sharpest for a year. Salary growth remains strong… Starting salaries for people placed in permanent roles continued to increase in August. The rate…

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The Best Way To Resign

When it comes to leaving your job, however tempting the two-finger salute, or the verbal equivalent may be, you should never let your emotions get the better of you. ‘Don’t wait until you’re hopping mad to resign. Do it while you’re strong. And never express your anger to your boss, bide your time and keep it professional,’ advises occupational psychologist Colin Selby. You may have landed the job of…

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‘ALWAYS ON’ WORKERS PUT JOB BEFORE HEALTH SAYS REPORT

48% of UK employees have gone into work when ill in the last year 40% haven’t taken a single day off sick in last 12 months 28% say bosses pressure them into working through illness The health of British workers is threatened by an epidemic of ‘presenteeism’ according to a new report, with research showing that not even lunch, holidays or illness will stop us from leaving our desks….

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Job Market Report May 2015

Job Market Report May 2015 Key points from the May survey: Growth of permanent placements eases, but remains marked overall Permanent salary growth remains strong Permanent placements growth eases…          …but temp billings rise at faster pace                   Salary growth cools, but still strong…                         …as candidate…

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Research Section: A Candidate’s Experience

How a candidate’s experience of your recruitment process can have long lasting consequences.  Why is this so important? Getting the candidate experience right is so important. Mystery Applicant research shows 48% of candidates said they had a poor or very poor time when seeking a new role. Where is it going wrong? The two main areas where businesses seem to get it wrong are in keeping candidates informed during…

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