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March 2015 Recruitment Survey Results

The March Recruitment Survey conducted on behalf of KPMG with local input from Badger Associates indicates that there have been further marked increases in permanent placements and temp billings across the UK and that salaries for permanent hires rise at sharpest rate in six months. Meanwhile candidate availability tightens further. Demand for talent continues to outstrip supply in terms of the number of candidates seeking work. Ultimately Read More
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A plea to open our eyes and minds to the potential of candidates from outside our commercial comfort zone.

A plea to open our eyes and minds to the potential of candidates from outside our commercial comfort zone. There has been a trend amongst employers for a while now to only recruit people from their own industry and only with the same commercial cultural background. This is often justified by describing it as looking for the perfect employee. The perfect “fit”. The person least likely to rock the boat of to make the hiring Read More

Ten Pet Hates from a Recruiter

Ten “pet hates” from a Recruiter: The views expressed here are entirely personal, although discussions over the years suggest that similar views are quite widespread within the recruitment industry. The emphasis and order may change but, by and large, they are universal. The following was written with tongue firmly in cheek and should be read keeping firmly in the front of your thoughts that I love this business. I remain Read More
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