26th March 2019 in Recruitment Trends
UK Jobs Market Hit By Ongoing Cross-Sector Skills Shortage
The recruitment teams at XCL’s Huddersfield and Bristol offices have noticed a recent rise in businesses engaging us after struggling to find and attract skilled candidates for their vacancies. And looking at recent industry reports, this seems to be a trend across the UK.
20th February 2019 in Recruitment Trends
Candidate Shortage Impacts Northern Jobs Market
The team at XCL’s Yorkshire branch noticed a rise in demand for permanent and temporary staff across a number of sectors last month. And looking at a recent industry report, this appears to have been a trend throughout the North of England.
Candidate Shortage Impacts UK Manufacturing Sector
Manufacturing jobs are becoming more difficult than ever for employers to fill directly due to the ongoing shortage of experienced candidates, a new report has revealed.
Construction Job Availability Rises As Industry Growth Continues
The construction recruitment team at XCL have seen an increase in the number of construction job vacancies becoming available over the last couple of months, and looking at a recent industry report, this seems to have been a recurring pattern across the UK.
Manufacturing job vacancies expected to increase, says EEF report
Last week the EEF released their Reinventing the Manufacturing Workforce Report, outlining the challenges facing the production sector and how manufacturers need to prepare. Here are our key findings from the report and what they mean for job seekers.
24th September 2018 in Recruitment Trends
Candidate Shortage Hits Northern Jobs Market
Last month, the recruitment team at XCL saw a surge in demand for staff across all sectors in Yorkshire, and looking at a recent industry report covering jobs in the North of England, we were not alone in noticing the trend.
Skills Shortage Impacts On UK Construction Industry
Construction activity has been rising in recent months, but a growing skills shortage has continued to impact on the industry.
Manufacturing Employment Rises Ahead Of A Busy Third Quarter
Manufacturing recruitment activity increased in July as employers created new jobs in order to cope with an anticipated increase in demand for their goods in the remainder of 2018.
Construction Job Vacancies Rise As Sector Enjoys An Increase In New Orders
Last month, the recruitment team at XCL noticed a surge in the number of new jobs coming to the construction sector. And looking at recent industry reports, we were not the only ones to have seen the trend.
More Manufacturing Jobs Created As Industry Enjoys Uplift In Activity
The UK labour market has continued to bring good news to the manufacturing sector over the past few months, with job seekers enjoying more choice from the increased number of vacancies available.