The world of recruitment is constantly evolving. With technology, industry shifts and economical changes shaping hiring and recruitment trends, those in the know are uniquely positioned to offer insight into the future of online recruitment.
That’s why CV-Library asked fourteen of the UK’s top agencies to provide us with their recruiting predictions for the year ahead. Read on for their top tips on what to expect in 2015.
4 Leisure Recruitment “Leisure operators are starting to provide a better work/life balance for employees. The most successful businesses will be people-focused.”
Alium Partners “Having a multitude of different skills will be important. Growth is the keyword for 2015. Companies must have the right levels of investment and skilled leadership to ensure success.”
Antal International “2015 be the year that recruitment software starts to influence the selection process in a more intelligent and significant way. There are a whole range of clever and value added software apps some of which will really start to make an impact in 2015.”
Big Cloud “Believe the hype, in IT 2015 belongs to Big Data, as CIO’s play tug of war with each other over CV’s containing all the buzzwords!”
Eteach “Education recruitment will be as challenging as ever- teacher shortages, high retirement levels & lacking leaders.”Older trainees” 46% of people who registered an interest in teaching last year were career changers, with most in 30s.”
GCS Recruitment Specialists “Increased demand for candidates on both contract and perm suggests businesses that act with urgency will win the impending talent war.
InterQuest Group “Demand for niche skills across IT & Digital will continue to grow vastly as businesses seek specialists to deploy emerging technologies.”
Michael Page UK “In the recruitment market, speed & efficiency of the client process will be the singular most important aspect of successful hiring.”
Morgan McKinley “There’s some caution in the market but the overall upward growth of 2014 will continue. London will remain the world’s imp financial centre. Highly-qualified professionals with technical know-how & international experience, will be a sought-after commodity.”
Nakama “Attracting the best talent continues to be the biggest issue for our industry in 2015. The role of specialist recruiters who can provide a consultative service will be become increasingly important as skilled candidates will only engage with agencies who can genuinely assist their career.”
Orchard “We see the North of England’s Digital and Creative sectors’ growth continuing to outpace the rest of the UK.”
Sellick Partnership “More perm placements, increased hiring in financial services & continued drive in the North West!”
Source “2015 is going to see a move toward more and more freelance and contract recruitment as the skills short digital market tries to cope with the demand from clients.”
Uniting Ambition “The skills shortage coupled with the growth