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Weird things candidates do at interviews.

According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, conducted online by Harris Poll, 50% of employers have made an internal decision about a candidate within the first five minutes – a one per cent increase on last year’s results. So what are the influences shaping these quick-fire decisions? The survey collated the most memorable job interview mistakes employers have witnessed throughout the years; from body language faux pas to Read More
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December 2016 - Recruitment Survey

Growth in permanent staff placements softens slightly... Recruitment consultants signalled a further increase in permanent staff placements during December, though the rate of growth softened slightly from November’s nine-month peak. ...as temp billings rise at faster rate At the same time, temp billings increased at a sharp and accelerated pace that was the fastest seen since April. Softer decline in candidate Read More

November 2016 Job Market Report

Here is the November 2016 summary of the national jobs market survey. Badger Associates contibutes for our region and, generally, we are finding that the national findings are reflected locally.  Staff appointments rise at faster pace Permanent staff placements continued to rise in November, with the rate of growth quickening to its sharpest since February. Temporary/contract staff appointments also rose at a quicker pace, with Read More