A recent survey by CV Library found that the number of job vacancies was up to over 1,126,400 last month representing huge growth in the job market and a year on year increase of 0.9%. The current job market is saturated with opportunities resulting in a competitive battle for talent.
“In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.” So said Ralph Waldo Emerson in the 19th century, proving he knew as much about human nature as he did about the physics of mass and gravity. It’s a call for measured progress to stop caution turning into inaction. And you guessed it, it applies to the current recruitment climate too, which is thawing fast.
Extended recruitment processes are proving a major stumbling block for employers in a market that is witnessing a real battle for talent.