Demand for skilled professionals will increase in 2015, according to research by recruitment firm Eden Scott. The outlook for the year is relatively optimistic despite a universal concern that finding suitable candidates will be much more challenging than in recent years.
• Job growth predicted in 2015
• Skill shortages are expected to drive salaries up, particularly in markets such as IT
• A third of UK workers are expected to change their role this year
Eden Scott has released their Recruitment Market Insight Report for 2015, providing market intelligence to hiring managers and business owners on market sectors such as; Accountancy and Finance, Construction, Food and Drink, Hospitality, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Renewable Energy and Sales and Marketing.
The report gathers anecdotal evidence and feedback from industry leaders and employers to provide predictions for the recruitment market in 2015 across market sectors such as; Accountancy and Finance, Financial Services, International Finance, Construction, Food and Drink, Hospitality and Tourism, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Renewable Energy and Sales and Marketing.
Michelle Lownie, Director of Eden Scott, comments: “We pride ourselves on delivering credible market information each year to highlight the key factors should consider as part of their recruitment strategies.
“2015 is forecast is set to be an energetic and progressive year for recruitment, investing in people, rebuilding trust and confidence and building upon the employment growth experienced nationwide in the previous year.”
To download a copy of the Scottish Job Seeker Report 2014, please visit the Eden Scott website.
Submitted by Jamie Armstrong