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What is the latest news on the job market and is the country in recovery yet?
What is the competition for jobs like and is it an employee or an employers market?
Is now a good time to search for a job?
These are the questions posed to recruiters daily by employers and jobseekers. Questions from clients keen to encourage the best candidates to work for them, and enquiries from jobseekers wanting to know whether they are in a good position to find work. So what are the answers?
Some recruitment agencies may be tempted into the trap of unethical recruitment, unfortunately this not only hurts their reputation but can affect the reputation of their clients and their candidates’ potential careers. At Glen Callum Associates we are proud to champion ethical recruitment practice. Outlined below are a few of the questions we have been asked by clients and candidates over the years regarding ethical recruitment.
Why do some recruiters approach candidates they have previously placed and been paid for?
We are often asked this question by clients and our proud response is:
We guarantee this is not our approach. We do not actively contact any of our current clients’ staff and we do not solicit candidates we have placed unless they have approached us directly requesting a move. Continue reading full article
With record turnover rates in manufacturing and a buoyant jobs market; candidates are becoming far more selective when applying for jobs.
Instalment three on our series of blogs on the key factors which can affect the successful hiring of the right candidate…… The third key factor being…
Time waits for no man (and neither do candidates!)
Why providing feedback within the agreed timescale is important!
As members of the Recruitment Employment Confederation (REC), not only do Glen Callum Associates adhere to their strict code of conduct and recruitment ethics, we are also privy to their latest news and information with regards to the UK job market.
The REC has just published a report on the UK Labour market, noting that permanent placements are still on the rise, which is obviously great news for candidates.
The flip side to this is as demand for staff across the UK remains strong, candidate availability drops, thus pushing the average starting salaries to their reported highest since April 2015!
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