If you are thinking of looking for a new job this month then you’ll be pleased to learn that employers are offering higher starting salaries for permanent jobs, according to an article in the Telegraph today. The ‘candidate’s market’ is fuelled by a shortage of suitable candidates to fill permanent roles.
This shortfall meant that December saw a fall in the creation of permanent jobs in December, its lowest rate in 20 months. This was accompanied by a sharp increase in the number of vacancies in the same month, according to a report by KPMG. To attract more candidates for their positions, firms are offering higher starting salaries and more attractive packages.
The full story can be read here.