Scottish recruitment continues to outpace the UK.

Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by Peter GillespieNo comments

The latest RBS 'Report on Jobs' from December 2018 shows the Scottish recruitment market is outpacing the UK as a whole with almost record year-on-year growth rates for permanent placements and strong growth for temporary placements and vacancy levels.

The growth index hit 64.5 v 59 in November (50 in the base index), maintaining a strong growth performance evident over the last year and ahead of the UK as a whole. Unsurprisingly, candidate availability continued to decline as vacancies continued to rise and the pressure on pay increased as a result with increases in permanent salary levels and temp pay rates ahead of inflation.

While this is evidence of a strong market and great news for all us recruiters, our own search for quality recruitment staff to exploit this strong market also remains pretty challenging. As Scotland's leading specialist Rec-2-Rec provider, we're better placed to help you than anyone else.

If you want any more information on the report, or need help finding quality staff to help grow your business in a bouyant market, then get in touch.

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