19th August 2019 in Recruitment Trends
Salary Increases in South West of England Following Candidate Shortage
XCL’s recruitment team in Weston-Super-Mare have noticed an increased demand for skilled workers across a range of sectors. And with a limited number of candidates applying for jobs in the area, employers have been increasing pay in order to attract the best staff.
8th July 2019 in Recruitment Trends, Construction
Demand For Construction Workers Remains Steady As Construction Sector Slumps
Construction employment figures and job creation remained steady in June despite business output falling at its steepest rate since 2009, the latest IHS Markit report indicates.
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.
9th January 2019 in Recruitment Trends, Production
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.
11th December 2018 in Recruitment Trends, Construction
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.
12th November 2018 in Recruitment Trends, Production
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.
21st September 2018 in Recruitment Trends, Construction
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.
29th August 2018 in Recruitment Trends, Production
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.