2016 comes to a close

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THIS year has been a very in­ter­est­ing time for the em­ploy­ment mar­ket. Many con­tribut­ing fac­tors have added to cau­tious be­hav­iour from the em­ploy­ers per­spec­tive in­clud­ing nat­u­ral and man­made dis­as­ters and of course the world re­cently being ‘Trumped’, a sit­u­a­tion that we all have yet to see the real ram­i­fi­ca­tions of. It has cer­tainly been the first year in many in which the job seek­ers have had con­fi­dence to move with­out fear of re­dun­dancy, at least un­til late 2016. The end of the year has seen a change in many cor­po­rate busi­nesses re­duc­ing their num­bers in busi­ness de­vel­op­ment and other ar­eas. Front line po­si­tions have not es­caped ei­ther with more com­pa­nies send­ing their call cen­tre po­si­tions off­shore. Across the year, the hottest po­si­tions have been in Busi­ness De­vel­op­ment and In­bound Tourism con­tin­ues to see a big skills short­age. The bright side is that many busi­nesses al­ready have their plans for staff growth in place al­ready. Watch this space!

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