Monthly Archives: August 2009

Sharp Decline In Job Vacancies – What This Means For Our Candidates

The Office for National Statistics has indicated a sharp decline in job vacancies over the three months to July 2008, with most sectors decreasing in activity over the quarter (down 47,000 compared to the same period last year). The most affected sectors are distribution, hotels and restaurants (down 17,700) and business services (down 16,200). [source: Office for National Statistics] This is the clearest indicator yet that the slowing economy is talking its toll on the labour market. This means that in all market sectors, competition has never been greater for … Continue reading

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More Candidate Clinic Comments

We were delighted to receive the following comments from one of our regular clients: J Smith – Operations Director, Trinity Estates Ltd I was asked to help test the functionality of the new site by registering my next vacancy online. This turned out to be simplicity itself, but the added bonus for me was whilst on the site I was able to have a play around and, curious to learn how an agency thought a candidate should behave in front of the likes of me at interview, I decided to … Continue reading

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