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Cathedral Appointments Job Report - April 2018

Cathedral Appointments Job Report - April 2018

Softer rise in perm placements contrasts with steeper increase in temp billings, growth of demand for staff picks up for first time in nine months, steeper decline in overall candidate availability leads to sharper rises in pay.

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Devon’s digital upgrade: how the local infrastructure is going superfast

Devon’s digital upgrade: how the local infrastructure is going superfast

Rural internet access? You might already be conjuring up imagery of the same old stereotype: pages loading at a painful crawl, image-free text failing to fill the page and connections so jittery you might as well be relying on 90’s dial-up. As for HD streaming? Forget it.

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Cathedral Appointments Job Report - April 2018

Cathedral Appointments Job Report - April 2018

Perm placements rise sharply, but temp billings growth eases: March data signalled a further sharp increase in permanent staff placements across the UK, with the pace of expansion edging up fractionally since February.

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15 top interview questions for Managers

15 top interview questions for Managers

When it comes to interview questions for managers, knowing what to ask isn’t always straightforward. The stakes are high. But with our ideas, you can’t go wrong.

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Why Graduates are leaving the South West

Why Graduates are leaving the South West

Graduates are disappearing from the south west. And we’re not talking about the odd few thrill-seekers swapping green fields for the bright lights of the big city. You expect a few of those. This is a more serious desertion of skills from our region.

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Employers are in hiring limbo as uncertainty continues…

Employers are in hiring limbo as uncertainty continues…

Uncertainty is impacting staffing decisions, with one third of employers (34 per cent) being unsure about their short-term hiring plans for temporary agency workers, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey.

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Cathedral Appointments Job Report - March 2018

Cathedral Appointments Job Report - March 2018

Permanent placements expand at softer, but still marked, pace: Permanent staff placements continued to rise across the UK in February. Though sharp, the rate of expansion moderated slightly since the start of the year. Temp billings meanwhile rose at a faster pace midway through the first quarter.

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Cathedral Appointments Job Report - February 2018

Cathedral Appointments Job Report - February 2018

Sharper increases in permanent placements: There was a marked rise in permanent placements in January, with the rate of expansion highest since April 2015. In contrast, growth in temp billings softened to a 10-month low

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Exeter's economy is booming!

Exeter's economy is booming!

Exeter had the tenth highest growth in private sector jobs in the UK last year, a new report has revealed. The Centre for Cities Outlook 2018 report shows an increase of 3,000 jobs in Exeter – a 5.1% increase on the previous year.

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The South West IT Jobs

The South West IT Jobs

For many, the South West does not spring to mind as a hub of innovation and technology! Perhaps London, Manchester or Birmingham would come in higher on the list.

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How do top companies retain their talent?

How do top companies retain their talent?

Recruitment: it can be a costly business. We’re not talking simply advertising costs either. The hiring process can be time-consuming to set up. Not to mention all the further time taken out of the working day to train new staff.

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The Great Workforce Gender Imbalance

The Great Workforce Gender Imbalance

Just 9% of the engineering workforce is female. In HR, only one-in-five staff is male. There are plenty more examples of professions where gender imbalance is rife. So what is it about these professions that seems to predetermine which gender is most likely to work in it?

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