Tags: recruitment agencies

Recruitment agencies have an audience of 650 users for every social media update

Specialist IT Recruitment Company IntaPeople has found that recruitment agencies have an average audience of 650 users per social media update, and enjoy a combined social reach of 2,000 across LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. An average of 650 LinkedIn Company followers was supported by an average of 600 Facebook page likes or friends and 1700…

With compliance and risk right at the very top of the financial services sector agenda, a leading recruiter has warned that some organisations could be at risk from agencies’ sloppy compliance procedures and urges firms to insist on agencies which can mitigate the risk for their clients. Robert Bowyer, Director at Venn Group, a provider…

SME’s need help to win government contracts

More than two thirds (71%) of outsourcers and facilities management suppliers think the government needs to do more to help smaller businesses win more of its work, according to a survey by provider of interim managers to the private sector Interim Partners. The survey of chairmen, chief executives and chief financial officers found strong industry…

Demand soars for highly skilled professionals

The demand for highly skilled professional workers is significantly stronger than demand for workers across the UK labour market as a whole, according to new research commissioned by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). Research compiled by Innovantage, the UK’s leading provider of real-time labour market intelligence, reveals that permanent vacancies for highly skilled…

The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) has called for the government to create a single cross-departmental strategy to join the employability needs of those hunting for work in recruitment agencies with the skill needs of employers. AELP’s chairman Martin Dunford said that the success of the government’s Work Programme comes down to whether…

Totaljobs.com launches new mobile technology for jobseekers

Totaljobs.com,has recently launchesd a new feature which enables jobseekers to search and apply for jobs on the move. Totaljobs.com has developed specific mobile technology for the site to allow for optimised web page access, enabling jobseekers to have a streamlined user experience and the ability to search the over 90,000 live job adverts on the…

As pressure grows for the banks to meet targets for lending to small businesses, the REC has stressed the importance of such funding for recruitment agencies. The top five UK banks missed their first-quarter target for lending to SMEs by £2 billion so Business Secretary Vince Cable has warned that further action could be taken…

Companies are better prepared for changes in AWR

New data highlights client approach to AWR implementation This month’s JobsOutlook survey provides an important update on how client organisations are approaching AWR implementation. Awareness levels are currently at over 70 per cent – significantly higher than 18 months ago. However, only 10 per cent of employers are currently planning to make specific changes ahead…

Chris Leeson: Hiring and remuneration update

Morgan McKinley has recently released its UK Accounting, Finance & Support Salary Guide for 2011. This report provides insight into current salary and hiring trends for accounting, finance and support professionals working in commerce and industry (C&I), professional services and the public sector. These are clearly diverse markets but overall, the recruitment outlook is much…