Looking back at employment trends in 2017 we can say it was certainly a year of ups and downs, however, ultimately one with lots of positives to take with us into 2018. The UK has performed well compared to other G7 countries with the employment rate reaching around 75%, a record high.
I recently attended a training course focused on the future of recruitment and what a good recruiter needs to be doing in an ever changing industry to stay at the forefront of their market. It was a very insightful session which brought up lots of food for thought!
In the modern age of a candidate led market place, prospective new hires are aware more than ever that a potential requirement for their skills outstrips supply.