When opening the Thompson & Terry Recruitment doors back in 2014, being totally honest I didn’t really think I had a network (not to mention no recruitment agency experience) therefore I had to really quickly build relationships. I quickly started to attend every networking event I possibly could; the conversation starter was always around setting
The UK employment market has been calling out for a cost effective and sustainable solution to hiring for several years. Prior to the pandemic, we saw record high employment rates and in many sectors, there were more jobs being advertised than qualified candidates. For this reason, the control of the market completely flipped to create
Over the past 10 years, we have seen quite a drastic shift in candidate expectations when selecting an employer to work for; gone are the days where candidates only expect the benefits of a salary and 4 weeks holiday. It’s now so much about company culture, purpose and how the employment fits around everyday life.
Over the past 12 months, even prior to COVID-19, we have been seeing many employers large and small bringing recruitment ‘in-house’ in an attempt to cut agency spend; some have been successful and some less so. We always say if you have the time and expertise to truly recruit the best candidate for your business,
In a somewhat unknown economic climate, it’s difficult to predict what the UK economy will look like once the majority of government support schemes end. Since starting my career back in 2009, and opening a recruitment agency in 2014, I have always found the job market buoyant, with redundancies rarely heard of outside the public