How effective are other recruitment channels?

While recruitment agencies and internet-based tools are used by candidates to find prospective employers, we also looked at the effectiveness of the more traditional media that candidates respond to.  It’s very clear from our survey that the role of more traditional media has diminished in importance. Our results indicate that more people appear to be […]

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On February 25th, 2013, posted in: Blog by

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Pay Cuts Slow | Employers can expect high productivity

There may be up to 1,000 IT vacancies in the country, with some of those vacancies commanding significant premiums in pay rates but many of those working in the sector regularly work unpaid overtime. Over half of respondents (55 per cent) indicate that they work over and above their contracted hours of employment.   Admittedly, this […]

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On February 25th, 2013, posted in: Blog by

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Interview preparation neglected by job seekers

Without stating the obvious, interviews are an unavoidable and necessary part of securing that next role.   A candidate’s ability to successfully navigate his or her way around the interview process will determine success or failure.  But reaching the interview stage of the recruitment process in itself is quite a challenge. We asked respondents to tell […]

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On February 7th, 2013, posted in: Blog by

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Agencies remain a critical cog in the recruitment process

Direct recruitment models may be popular with some multinational or even smaller organisations but there’s no substitute for the face to face contact between candidate and professional agency executive during the recruitment process.  And that’s according to job seekers. Three quarters of respondents to our IT employment market survey said they prefer to conduct the […]

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On February 7th, 2013, posted in: Blog by

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IT salary cuts slow but over half of employees still expected to work unpaid overtime

There may be up to 1,000 unfilled IT jobs in the country but those working in the sector are still expected to deliver their ‘pound of flesh’. According to Clarion Resourcing’s annual survey into the IT employment market, over half of respondents (55 per cent) indicated that they are expected to work unpaid overtime.  Admittedly, […]

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On February 7th, 2013, posted in: Blog by

IT Recruitment Trends – Agency Partner

Clarion Resourcing canvassed a sample of 1,000 randomly-selected IT professionals from Clarion Resourcing’s permanent and contract database during the month on November, split equally between contract and permanent candidates.  Our research uncovered the latest IT recruitment trends. Agency Partner One of the key relationships you need to develop in terms of career progression is one […]

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On December 21st, 2011, posted in: Blog by

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