Sterling: ‘Robust screening processes and confirmation of an individual’s previous work experience are crucial for a huge number of roles, regardless of the level of the individual’.
APSCo: ‘While research shows that females account for 41% of the recruitment workforce at recruiter level, this falls to just 25% board level’.
Softer skills such as resilience, positivity and keenness to help others are becoming increasingly crucial for competitive recruitment companies.
Guidant Global: ‘As we hurl headlong into a new decade, the intertwining forces of technology, economics, politics and shifting demographics will usher in a host of new opportunities, and challenges, for businesses to grasp’.
£33.4 billion was generated through temporary/contract placement activity, while £5.5 billion was achieved through permanent placements.
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.