In today’s candidate driven market, getting your job post right first time avoids critical hiring delays but for some employers this is proving to be a problem. REC’s latest Jobs Outlook survey found that 80% of businesses are readvertising jobs when they fail to fill a vacancy the first time around. Before you post again, here’s our advice:-
Make it a permanent role : The recent negative publicity over zero hours contracts has affected the perception of the gig economy as well as short-term or ‘self-employed’ positions. A survey carried out by Glassdoor found that while there has been an increase in the number of gig economy vacancies, over three quarters of the UK workforce would prefer a permanent position. Job security is frequently ranked as a priority for candidates in deciding whether or not to submit their applications.