Monthly Archives: January 2015

8 out of 10 employers plan to increase number of permanent workers (According to REC survey)

Here is a summary of a recent REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation) survey on employer’s expected recruitment requirements:- • 8 out of 10 employers plan to increase number of permanent workers in the next three months • 4 out of … Continue reading

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CVs have only nine seconds to impress

Employers spend on average less than nine seconds scanning a candidate’s CV before moving on to the next, due to the huge volume of applications per vacancy. One expert likened the process to the casual dating app Tinder, renowned for … Continue reading

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Graduates are getting record salaries

The average graduate starting salary will reach £30,000 this year for the first time. The numbers recruited at leading employers is set to reach its highest level for more than a decade, vindicating the decision to attend university for the … Continue reading

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Skills shortage casts cloud over recovery

The worsening skills shortage is the biggest threat to Britain’s competitiveness next year, the CBI has warned. In its annual snapshot of the jobs market, the business lobby group and Accenture, the consultancy, found that one half of businesses were … Continue reading

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