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Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – UK Wide – November 2018

December 7, 2018 . 9:00 am

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – UK Wide – November 2018

Key points from the November survey: – Softer increases in permanent placements and contract billings – Vacancy growth edges down to 25-month low – Contract pay rises at fastest rate since July 2007 Commenting on the latest survey results, James Stewart, Vice Chair at KPMG, said: “Despite the uncertainty around Brexit, companies are still recruiting. It’s very much a candidates […]

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Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – London – November 2018

December 7, 2018 . 9:00 am

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – London – November 2018

Key points from November survey: – Permanent staff appointment growth accelerates… – …amid strong upswing in vacancies – Candidate shortages drive staring salary inflation to 42-month peak Commenting on the latest survey results, Bina Mehta, Partner at KPMG UK said: “The current employment situation in London is good news for job seekers but there are some worrying clouds on the horizon […]

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Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – the North – November 2018

December 7, 2018 . 9:00 am

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – the North – November 2018

Key findings from the November survey: – Slower growth of permanent placements and contract billings – Faster decline in labour supply – Pay pressures remain historically elevated Commenting on the latest survey results, Chris Hearld, Northern Regional Chairman at KPMG UK said: “Amidst the political noise, Northern businesses are largely unfazed in their bid to recruit and make […]

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Would you settle for leftovers when you could get something fresh?

December 6, 2018 . 5:01 pm

Would you settle for leftovers when you could get something fresh?

There are a few meals that aren’t half bad as leftovers. Cold roast chicken, potato salad, even coleslaw is good. But why settle for leftovers if you can enjoy a fresh meal instead? Surely fresh food is a better option? Yet in recruiting, when someone resigns, managers often scramble to do everything they can to […]

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Interview Attire

December 1, 2018 . 10:30 am

Interview Attire

First impressions are everything! Now that there are so many different dress codes for work, it can be difficult to judge what will be deemed most appropriate so that you make a good first impression to the candidate, whilst adhering to your organisations dress code. Your attire plays a pivotal in the interview and can heavily influence a candidates decision as to whether they want to work with you or not – whether it is consciously or subconsciously.

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Encouraging a Little More Fun in the Workplace

December 1, 2018 . 10:00 am

Encouraging a Little More Fun in the Workplace

This time of year fun in the workplace is a lot more likely, as things tend to wind down and Christmas parties, secret santas and festive activities are taking place. However, all year round workplace fun is becoming increasingly important in the modern day organisation.

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Using Your Company Culture to Your Recruiting Advantage

December 1, 2018 . 9:00 am

Using Your Company Culture to Your Recruiting Advantage

Company culture has increasingly become an important aspect of any organisation. It is more than simply corporate visions or the way the office is decorated, it is the values, beliefs and practices that are woven through everything within the firm.

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The Importance of Updating Job Titles and Descriptions

December 1, 2018 . 9:00 am

The Importance of Updating Job Titles and Descriptions

When was the last time you reviewed your company job titles and descriptions (and I mean all of them)? Maybe it’s not top of your list right now, but it’s good practice to have a process for making sure there is regular review of both job titles and job descriptions.

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Latest IT Contractor Rates and Permanent Salary Guide for London

November 26, 2018 . 8:00 am

Latest IT Contractor Rates and Permanent Salary Guide for London

Sometimes you just need to know how your IT department pay rates compare to the competition and we’ve also now added how many qualified candidates we have for each of those disciplines on our exclusive database.

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We’re not going to stalk you! Put your address on your CV

November 20, 2018 . 3:30 pm

We’re not going to stalk you! Put your address on your CV

So many times candidates fail to put their addresses or postal codes on their CV. For some it’s concerns about security and keeping their personal information safe. But for the majority of people, they simply don’t think it’s important. Here’s how important it is. Without an address or even a postal code, we as recruiters, […]

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