With the New Year in place, there is an ever growing number of people looking for a new challenge or change of scene to kick off their new career goals. Could this growing number of employee's be looking to jump ship, spell a great opportunity for recruiters?
As with every New Year, there will always be a surplus of individuals looking to expand their career horizons however, 2014 has seen a sharp rise in job application figures. The gradual recovery of the UK economy, without a doubt, is one of the key drivers in this rise, with most economists predicting GDP to be well above 2%.
The Recruitment and Employment Federation, REC, have forecasted as much as 7% growth in the first quarter of the UK recruitment market, with predictions of it picking up to as much as 8% in the latter part of the year.