Heart-Warming Job News for December 2016


Winter brings more business confidence as new job vacancies are at their highest since the Brexit decision. 

Permanent placements and temporary contracts have grown towards the end of the year according to a report by the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation).   The demand for permanent and temporary candidates is at its highest since May this year.

In contrast most recruitment agencies are reporting a steeper decline in staff availability across all sectors.  Which is surprising as the report also shows a stronger increase in salaries from October 2016 onwards. 

My query is

Are employees content and happy in their current roles?


Are candidates are feeling less confident about changing jobs?  

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If it’s the latter, the role of recruiters and employers has to be one of reassurance, positivity and confidence to encourage people to seek new and exciting job opportunities. 

Ann Downs

Managing Director of Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd.  With over 20 years Specialising as a Digital, Creative and Marketing Recruiter in the West and East Midlands.


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