Quarterly Recruitment Review

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Evanbase have released their latest Quarterly Recruitment Review publication, which is available to read online. Interestingly, it shows the mix of vacancies has had a sharp change with temporary and contract roles now accounting for 58% of all advertised roles, up from 35%.

The main key findings are:

  • Average number of advertised vacancies per hiring business has fallen from 7.7 to 6.5
  • 40% increase in temporary and contract roles advertised
  • 11% increase in jobseekers proactively sending CVs direct to employers
  • Job boards remain businesses’ number one method for finding new staff
  • 63% of jobseekers use 2 or more job boards
  • Mobile use is on the rise… three quarters of jobseekers own a smartphone, and more now use them to apply for jobs

You can download the Autumn 2012 Evenbase Quarterly Recruitment Review now.