Monthly Archives: May 2011

Manufacturing pay creeping up

Manufacturing wage settlements have crept back towards average historical levels, according to data from EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, and engineering recruiter JAM Recruitment. organisation, and engineering recruiter JAM Recruitment. EEF’s pay data for the quarter to the end of April … Continue reading

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Public sector loosing ‘pull’ over talent

Almost half of public sector workers (45%) face redundancy or are seeking alternative private sector employment, according to research from international recruiter Hays. The ‘Hays Public Services Survey 2011’ finds more than 80% of employers say uncertainty around job security … Continue reading

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Employer Confidence Soars

Confidence among employers has soared to its highest level in a year reflecting renewed optimism in both short term and long term hiring intentions, the REC’s May JobsOutlook has revealed. Ahead of the release of the latest unemployment figures tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Another fall in jobless total but market fragile

Today’s UK unemployment figures show another drop in the number of people out of work. In the quarter until the end of March, the number fell 36,000 to 2.46 million. The number of young people aged between 16 and 24 … Continue reading

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Permanent Jobs Rise Again in April

Key points: Strong and accelerated rise in permanent staff placements. Temp billings increased at the slowest rate in four months. Permanent salary inflation edged up to nine-month high. Summary The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs published … Continue reading

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Friday Morning Perks

You won’t see the team at eResponse more excited about talking to Paul and Joe than on a Friday morning when putting in their order for Friday morning ‘dirt’. Maybe it’s a Midlands thing but I’ve never seen people so annimated … Continue reading

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