Candidate skills shortages in the UK, staff availability in the South - from the latest job market report

Job Market Report South – Jan 19

Candidate skills shortages in the UK is still an ongoing issue – The KPMG and REC, UK Report on Jobs: South of England is compiled by IHS Markit from responses to questionnaires sent to around 150 recruitment and employment consultancies in the South of England. Permanent staff appointments rise at slowest rate for over a

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Tiffany and Samantha’s 5 Year Work Anniversary

They say ‘time flies when you’re having fun’! That certainly seems to be the case with two of our longest standing members of staff. This month we are celebrating Samantha’s 5 year work anniversary here at Dovetail and Tiffany’s belated 5 years. (Okay, it’s more like 5 and a half at this point! :0) ).

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Career Tips Videos, Recruitment Services Bournemouth - make your job application stand out video, career tips, job search, job hunt advice

Video: How to make your job application stand out

We launch our new Career Tips videos with: ‘How to make your job application stand out’ At one of the busiest times in the job market, how do you make your job application stand out to get that interview you want? Laura has gathered our top tips to help you get it right, including: 1.

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Blue Monday- - Turning things on its head

Blue Monday? Let’s turn it on it’s head!

According to the ‘Experts’ today is Blue Monday! So, if you weren’t already aware it’s meant to be the most depressing day of the year. We do things a bit differently at Dovetail Recruitment, so we’re turning it on its head to look at the positives. What makes it Blue Monday? According to the formula

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Job Market Report South: Dec 2018

The KPMG and REC, UK Report on Jobs: South of England is compiled by IHS Markit from responses to questionnaires sent to around 150 recruitment and employment consultancies in the South of England. We’ve cherry-picked the best bits relevant to the Dorset and Bournemouth Job Market here on the South Coast. KEY FINDINGS: Permanent placements

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It's all about goals for 2019 - tell us what yours are!

No Resolutions Here!

No resolutions here – this year we’re liking goals. It’s the first full week back at work and we’re ready for it. And with a few years’ experience of New Year and it all it brings, we’ve learnt in the office that January is the worst time to start promising ourselves we’re going to lose weight,

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HR News in Bournemouth Business News

Business & HR News Dorset: Jan 19

Keeping you up-to-date with what’s going on in the Business & HR News in Bournemouth & beyond –  here are the latest headlines in business, HR and the world of work for Bournemouth, Dorset and the UK. 7th Jan HR News: Top 10 Employees Demands Revealed Bournemouth Echo: Healthy food brand Fr3shbox goes national HR

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Get the latest stats on Permanent Placements in the South, Salaries and job skills shortages with our November Job Market Report

Job Market Report South: Nov 18

If you need to know what’s going on with permanent jobs in the South – look no further. Here is our monthly summary of  REC’s & KPMG’s November Job Market Report for Hampshire, Dorset and the South. Giving you the latest on salaries, placements and job skill shortages in the South. Commenting on the latest survey

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Office Christmas Party: what to wear, do & NOT do!

Office Christmas Party: Do’s, Don’ts & Outfits!

Updated Dec 17th 2018 The infamous Office Christmas party season is in full swing – here’s a quick reminder of etiquette and some inspired shopping ideas for that perfect Christmas party outfit! Have you even thought about what you’re wearing yet? If you’re anything like me then probably not, so we’ve found some inspiration for

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How work is like a jungle

Following Sunday’s show, it got me thinking about how the workplace is like a jungle – sometimes. What are the characteristics you need to survive? On Sunday, 10.8 million people tuned in to watch Bournemouth’s very own local celebrity Harry crowned King of the Jungle. I confess I did watch a fair bit of the

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See the latest headlines for December 18, bournemouth recruitment news

Business & HR News Dorset: Dec 18

Keeping you up-to-date with what’s going on in the Bournemouth recruitment news – here are the latest headlines in business,  HR and the world of work for Dorset, the UK and beyond. 17th December The Guardian: Dorset needs to be more competitive in an economy which is still “sluggish and relatively flat” following the recession of

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Multiple Job Offers: How to choose?

As we approach 2019, I think we could say that 2018 has been the year of the candidate. In an uncertain job climate, that is set against the backdrop of the never-ending Brexit saga, uncertainty in UK economics, politics and pretty much everything in the UK at the moment it feels – is this likely

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Time for a Life Admin Day

Time for a Life Admin Day

Issue: Dealing with Life Admin Solution: It’s time for a Life Admin Day to sort out that never-ending to-do list? If you feel like time is running away and let’s face it, who doesn’t? There’s always a long list of chores hanging in the background, that you think you’ll get around to when there’s a

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Bournemouth News, Local Bournemouth News, Business News in Dorset

HR & Business News – Nov 18

In case you’ve been too busy working :0) we’ve rounded up the key headlines in HR and Business News in Dorset, the South and across the UK. Keeping you up-to-date with what’s going on in the world of work, business and HR. 30 Nov Personnel Today: Single parents are the largest underutilised talent pool in UK  28

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Job Skill shortages in the South

Job Market Report South: Oct 2018

Here is the October summary of  REC’s & KPMG’s Job Market Report for Hampshire, Dorset and the South.  The latest on salaries, placements and job skill shortages in the South. Permanent placements growth at an eight-month high, but labour supply continues to decline “The rise of permanent jobs available in the South of England reflects the

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Team Dovetail Recruitment - Dorset and Hampshire consultancy

Welcome back Francesca!

Please join us in welcoming back Francesca, who returned from maternity leave last week. Only two days back in the office, after taking a year out on maternity leave and it’s like she’s never been away! What’s more, it’s great news on two fronts as we’re not just celebrating having Francesca back, but also that

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