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Recruitment Update July 2018

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Does the adage sell in May and go away carry any weight in recruitment terms? Ultimately it will depend on where we are in the recruitment cycle, ie Are we in a client driven market or a candidate driven market? The more roles there are the more likely we are in a candidate driven market […]

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Oil, Electric Cars and Peak Oil .

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There was an interesting article in the FT on Tuesday. https://www.ft.com/content/a41df112-7080-11e8-92d3-6c13e5c92914 As many will remember the oil priced halved in 2016 as a result of an over supply of oil to the market. Driven by investor pressure to keep share prices high, Oil companies abandoned investments in new projects. According to the Norwegian consultancy Rystad […]

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New Visa rules could spell good news for The City

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You may have seen on the news this morning that Immigration laws on people entering the country have been relaxed for those on Tier 2 Visas working in the NHS. In simple terms people outside the EU who are skilled doctors and nurses will find it easier to get employment here. Now, you may be […]

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The Benefits Of Hiring Contractors

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This year we have taken the plunge and hired a specialist to concentrate solely on our contractor business. Many companies are put off from hiring contractors as they are seen as expensive and less invested in the goals, aspirations and culture of the company in which they work. That being said there are several benefits […]

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Broadening our Horizons

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With Brexit approaching and any idea of what happens next is the most debated thing in the country (except maybe for the name of the new royal baby, VAR in the FA Cup and whether or not last week’s sun is all we are going to get). We at Marlin Selection are taking the opportunity […]

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The Easter ‘recruitment’ Bunny

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Easter Bank Holiday weekend is almost upon us but here at Marlin Selection it’s the weeks’ that precede it that hold the most interest. The recruitment process always hits a bit of a lull when it’s half-term, it’s just the way it is. All over the country HR people and decision makers take annual leave, […]

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Recruitment Update – Spring

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Many of you will be aware that today is the Vernal (or Spring Equinox) where in the Northern Hemisphere our days become longer than our nights. The beginning of Spring also marks a time where many people start taking a more active interest in managing their own careers. Most bonus’s  have now been paid and […]