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Sep28

What you do as a job is the most important decision in life – REC

Posted 28 September 2015

Source: www.rec.uk.com Choosing what job to do is more important than deciding when to start a family, whether to get married, and where to live, according to the results of a survey conducted by YouGov on behalf of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Given a list of ten life decisions that people generally have...

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Sep25

JobsOutlook: As employers report improving economic conditions, focus is on boosting productivity – REC

Posted 25 September 2015

Source: www.rec.uk.com Three in four (74%) employers think that confidence in the economic climate is improving, and businesses are changing their hiring strategy to make the most of available opportunities, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). With 94% of businesses reporting to have limited capacity to take on...

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Sep07

Staff appointments continue to rise in August, but at slowest rate for over two years

Posted 07 September 2015

Source: www.rec.uk.com Key points: Permanent placements and temp billings growth both at 27-month lows Candidate availability falls at sharper rate Further rise in starting salaries Summary: The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs – published today – provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey...

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Aug20

Temps continue to benefit as hiring intentions surge

Posted 20 August 2015

Source: www.rec.uk.com 98 per cent of employers intend to maintain or increase their use of temps in the next quarter as overall demand for staff continues to rise, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Eight in ten employers (79 per cent) cited the need to gain ‘short-term access...

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Aug10

Permanent placements continue to rise, but rate of growth eases to 26-month low (REC/KPMG)

Posted 10 August 2015

Source: www.rec.uk.com Key points: Growth of staff appointments held back by skill shortages Temp billings rise at slowest rate in over two years Salary growth remains strong, despite easing to 18-month low Summary: The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs – published today – provides the most comprehensive guide to the...

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