Tuesday, 18 February 2014

SMEs leading the recruitment drive in 2014!


According to a recent report by the Associate of Graduate Recruiters the number of graduate vacancies is to rise by 10.2% in 2014 due to growing business confidence and economic growth. Big growth sectors are set to include IT and telecommunications, energy and banking.  What is interesting is that it is the SME market that is spearheading this recruitment drive!

Michael Page’s 2014 Employment Trends Survey reveals a level of optimism in the UK’s labour market that has not been seen in years and how important a role SMEs are playing.  In fact, 37% of SMEs in the North West are looking to recruit in 2014 and overall, 11% more SMEs are looking to recruit this year than large companies.

This growth in confidence comes at a good time as it is not long until final year students graduate and enter the workplace. In fact, at the University of Liverpool alone there will be approximately 5,500 students graduating in July.  As we work with graduates from all the Liverpool Universities and beyond who are based in the Merseyside region, we are the best option to help recruit a graduate with the necessary skills you require.

If you are looking to recruit a graduate for an immediate start or even attract a fresh graduate to start in June please contact us today.

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