Construction Skills Shortages

Construction Skills are in very High Demand – Have you Considered any of these Opportunities?

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Article, Construction, Employment, Engineering, Logistics, Recruitment agencies, Recruitment industry, Skill shortages, Technology, Uncategorized

Construction is one of the industries with the highest skills shortages in the UK, with close to 170,000 jobs projected to be created by 2023 across the country. And, with more than 1 in 5 workers in the construction industry aged 50 or above, the time is ripe for young people to enter the job market in an […]

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How do you find a temp receptionist?

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Receptionists are the beating heart of a company. Without a friendly face to welcome guests and answer the telephone, even the most high-flying operations come unstuck. So what happens when your trusted receptionist calls in sick, or jets off on holiday? You might need a replacement fast, even if it’s just for a day or […]

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Want to work in the UK? How to land your perfect job

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International jobseekers would be hard pressed to find a more productive job market than the UK. Wages remain high despite political uncertainty, and the unemployment rate sits at a minuscule 4% — one of the lowest in Europe, and on a par with Germany.  This means jobs are generally available across many different sectors. The […]

Gig platforms: inspiration rather than competition for the recruitment industry

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While gig platforms have grown exponentially in the past 5 years, have attracted lots of media attention and received heavy venture-capitalist investment, little has been written about their impact on the often forgotten agency workers. What if the gig economy has not had as big an impact on the job market as it’s claimed? Far […]

Why AI won’t kill the recruitment industry

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After co-founding a business like TempaGoGo, which brings tech to help traditional recruitment agencies, it’s always instructive to take five minutes out now and then to see which predictions of the industry’s imminent demise at the hand of some new technology have been disproved. Take for instance Oleg Vishnepolsky, the Global CTO at DailyMail Online […]

Are gig workers different from temp agency workers?

What are the different types of temporary roles in the UK?

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Zero hour contracts, gig workers, temps, freelancers, interims, contractors, agency workers… enough to get our heads spinning. What’s the difference? Why does it matter? This article explains: What are the 3 different employment statuses in the UK? What are the employment rights of employees, workers and self-employed workers? What is the difference between a gig […]