In our Solving the UK Skills Shortage research, nearly half of candidates highlighted a frustration with recruitment processes taking too long.
Interestingly over a third highlighted that they couldn't find a company they wanted to work with.
This shows that businesses need to do more in their attraction strategies and be more proactive and innovative around advertising and selling the benefits of working for their company.
Below we highlight the top ways jobseekers are looking for new roles. Integrating a mixture of these strategies into your company's recruitment plan will help you stand out against competitors and attract the best passive and active jobseekers to your roles.
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Robert Walters partnered with totaljobs and Jobsite to survey over 5,000 professionals across the UK to gain insight into key shortage trends, the potential impact of Brexit in a global market, changing candidate expectations, individual industry analysis and innovative recruitment strategies to combat skills gaps.
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