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Ireland – Vacancies up but digital skills missing

11 November 2015

The number of professional job vacancies in October 2015 was up by 6% nationally compared to the same month last year according to the October 2015 Morgan McKinley Ireland Employment Monitor.  There was a 10% decrease in the number of professionals entering the jobs market this month year on year....

UK - Pharma hiring delays totalling 23,600 weeks every year

11 November 2015

The UK pharmaceutical industry is missing 11,400 weeks of management time every year by failing to adopt best practice recruitment processes and unnecessary delays in hiring new staff totalled 23,600 weeks every year, according research carried out by Randstad Inhouse Services.

The analysis shows that...

Spain - Temporary contracts kick off with the holiday season

11 November 2015

Hiring for the holiday period has increased by 16% with the industry likely to take on 850,000 temporary workers in November, December and January according to Adecco. El Corte Ingles, the biggest department store group in Europe, will take on 7,000 additional workers, while the US toy chain Toys 'R'...

Northern Ireland – CPL expanding

10 November 2015

Recruitment firm CPL is expanding in Northern Ireland. The company which already has offices in Belfast and Newry has recently opened a third in Derry.

 Aine Brolly, CPL's recently appointed Chief Executive in Northern Ireland, said the firm would consider further acquisitions as it aims to grow...

Wales - Three recruiters make Fast Growth 50

10 November 2015

Three recruiters have made the list of the fastest growing 50 indigenous firms in Wales and over the last two years. Compiled by Professor Dylan-Jones and sponsored by Santander, the Wales Fast Growth 50 is a key benchmark for the performance of the private sector in Wales.

 The three firms were:...

Croatia - Spending EU funds to improve employability

10 November 2015

Mirando Mrsic, the Labour and Pension System Minister and Ankica Paun Jarallah, head of the Croatian Employment Service (HZZ), have signed seven European Social Fund (ESF) contracts to finance active employment policy measures for the 2015-17 period worth HRK 1.45 billion (€192 million) according to...

Global – The Twelve Days of Christmas

10 November 2015

As you will be aware, many recruitment agencies support some very worthy causes both locally and around the world. We will be aiming to highlight the work of twelve of these organisations in the run-up to Christmas.

 If you have a charity that you support, we would love to hear your story. You can...

Netherlands – DPA big jump in its numbers

9 November 2015

DPA Group (DPA: NL), the Dutch staffing firm, reported revenue for the third quarter ending 30 September 2015 of €27.0 million, an increase of 30.7% compared with €20.7 million in Q1 2014.  The revenue increase was helped by the acquisition of Fagro last year and SOZA XPERT in April this year...

UK – Predictions from the CBI and CIPD

9 November 2015

Wage inflation is unlikely to take off in the next year due to limited skills shortages and subdued pay settlement forecasts from employers, suggests a new CIPD report.

The quarterly survey of more than 1,000 employers shows that across all sectors just 15% of current job vacancies are proving difficult...

UK – A “mixed bag” in London

9 November 2015

Last month saw an increase across the board in both new job opportunities, 28% year-on-year, and new job seekers, 61% year-on-year, according to the Morgan Mckinley London Employment Monitor. However, according to Hakan Enver, Operations Director, Morgan McKinley Financial Services, the jobs market...