The recruitment industry, in FM and virtually every other sector, is under considerable pressure these days. Challenges range from the battering economies have taken over the past few years and the uneven pattern of recovery, to the sharp decline in traditional advertising spend coupled with the rise of the internet and new online resourcing opportunities.
At the same time, agencies are being questioned over their costs, their relevance and their ability to cope with a rapidly changing environment.
But of course recruitment specialists have a real role to play where they can work effectively with both employers and job candidates.
Launching our Briefing on this complicated scene, industry observer Frank Logan looks at the agency landscape and offers some advice to clients.
Find out more about some of the key issues in the marketplace by following these links:
Online Recruitment Grows Strongly
Mixed Views on Social Media
Mixed Messages on Supply and Demand
And follow these links to read the views of some leading recruiters:
• FRL Recruitment
• Maxwell Stephens
• Workplace Law Careers Network
And for some good advice on how to work with recruiters, read this.
The FM Briefings publication schedule for the remainder of 2011 is as follows: