Recruitment Outlook – December 2020

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The latest recruitment & employment information published by the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation).

Here’s a summary of December 2020…

  • Confidence in making hiring & investment decisions increased
  • Short term forecast demand for temporary workers higher than same time in 2019
  • Demand for permanent employees increases to just below figures in December 2019
  • A third of employers anticipated a shortage of candidates
  • 56% of employers who recruit temp agency workers are currently using them to help manage uncertainty
  • 75% of employers who use recruitment agencies expressed satisfaction with their agency partners

Recruitment Outlook Dec 2020

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