Research shows that ‘professional ghosting’ is symptomatic of the current buyer’s market with employment levels reaching record highs in 2019.
Recruitment growth has increased particularly rapidly over the last decade, with 84% of company registrations taking place from 2008 to 2018.
As many as 80% of UK businesses believe that they ‘could do more’ to attract disabled jobseekers.
“There is no doubt that falsified resumes are a growing universal concern among talent acquisition professionals – and as CV fraud evolves, so should the solutions we use to fight it.”
REC: ‘The employment gap falling over the last six years is good news. It shows that employers are moving from good intentions to making a tangible difference on the disability and wider inclusion agenda.’
Professionals who look for diversity and inclusion commitment most are those who work in business and professional services (67%), banking (67%) and education (63%).
WR Engineering: ‘With an ageing workforce meaning hundreds of thousands of engineering roles will need replacing, companies must do their utmost to encourage young people to become engineers and skilled technicians.’
Margins across the recruitment profession remain strong, but staff attrition and a need to upskill teams remain key challenges along with Brexit.