09 Nov 2017

According to recruitment consultants surveyed, there has been a persistent growth in staff vacancies and a consequent high demand for both permanent and temporary workers to fill these roles. However, due to the uncertain outlook of the economic climate, the rate of staff placements has slightly slowed down. Regardless, Kevin Green, REC Chief Executive assures […]

01 Nov 2017
hiring top talent

Due to the highly competitive nature of today’s job market, with skilled candidates in short supply, it’s now more important than ever for employers to have a strategy to ensure they can hire the best possible talent for their businesses. Many still hold the notion that it is just up to the job seeker to […]

20 Oct 2017
recruitment agency

In the current job market, many employers have discovered a shortage in skilled candidates. As discussed in our latest Market Update the rate of both permanent placements and temp billings continues to decline due to this drop in availability. Subsequently, recruitment agencies are more crucial than ever, to aid in this struggle to find and […]

13 Oct 2017
skilled candidates

The latest IHS Markit/REC Report on Jobs details the number of job vacancies for both permanent and temporary staff continues to rise. This is attributed to the competitive number of qualified and skilled candidates available in the UK. However, due to the shortage of candidates, Kevin Green, REC Chief Executive commented on the impact this […]

09 Oct 2017
specialist recruitment

There are several ways for job seekers to apply for new jobs; you can apply directly via company websites, use LinkedIn, online employment agencies, or high-street recruiters. If you’re lucky you may have a friend/colleague who can refer you to a new opportunity. However, not everyone has this latter option available. Therefore, we discuss the […]

26 Sep 2017

As a recruitment professional, you’ll be no stranger to the multi-dimensional, fast-paced nature of the industry. A fact catalysed by 2017 being the year that’s seen both global and local economic and political events come to a head – notably Brexit, if we address matters nearer to home. These changes appeared to bring a somewhat […]

19 Sep 2017

The number of vacancies across the UK has increased at the fastest rate since April 2015. According to the recently published Markit/REC Report on Jobs, this 28-month high in demand for staff is responsible for driving other recruitment activity. Most notably, staff appointments across the UK in August 2017. The poll of 400 recruitment firms […]

13 Sep 2017
recruitment career move

Kingsley Hamilton People proudly sits within the recruitment industry, which, according to the REC, holds a strong place in the UK economy with a contributing value of £35.1 billion per year. So, it’s most definitely a good time to be working in the field. Are you thinking about switching recruitment sectors and/or consultancies? If so, […]