REC report anticipates shortage of candidates

22 Mar 13:00 by Martin Milsom

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Half (51 per cent) of employers anticipate a shortage of candidates to fill permanent jobs, according to a report by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). 

Further data from the REC’s JobsOutlook survey of 600 employers also shows that employers with more than 250 staff are concerned about the lack of talent available, with 63% expecting a shortage.

One in five hirers (22 per cent) plan to take on more permanent staff in the medium term (four to twelve months), with only 1 per cent planning to decrease their headcount.

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