APSCo: ‘Technology is freeing up valuable time which can be better spent engaging with clients and candidates in a way which no machine could’.
White Recruitment: ‘While technology can certainly assist when assessing potential recruits for cultural fit, it is naïve to assume that machines alone are intelligent enough do decide who will gel best with an existing team’.
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.