Employers are being warned about the wording of restrictive covenants in employment contracts as a landmark case is heard this week at the Supreme Court.
The case relates to executive search group Egon Zehnder’s post-termination restrictive covenant in a contract that prevented an ex-employee, Mary-Caroline Tillman, from being “engaged, concerned or interested in” a competitor for six
Chewing gum, turning up late, and even swearing – things recruiters know all too well will most likely land a candidate’s CV in the bin, not on the client’s table.
Whilst recruiters are great at reminding candidates what they should do before, during and after that all-important interview, they still seem to be making these rookie mistakes, costing them the job.
Here are a few things that candidates can do
Key Points from January Employment Survey:
Slower increases in both permanent placements and temp billings
Demand for staff reaches 17-month high
Availability of permanent candidates drops at faster pace
Employers are crying out for people to fill vacancies. Fewer candidates are available in all regions including our own, and this is dampening jobs growth. If businesses can’t find the people they need they will