Recruitment trends for 2016
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Recruitment trends for 2016: what will they be? (Infographic)

11 Dec 2015

2015 is nearly at an end, and the beginning of a new year is often the time when people consider changing their jobs or moving on in their careers.

But what are the recruitment trends for 2016 likely to be? The answer to this question is something you would want to know if you are looking to make a move next year.

LinkedIn recently published its fifth annual report, which surveyed almost 4,000 acquisition decision makers to find out what the top recruitment trends for 2016 are likely to be – and recruitment company Lucas Blake has distilled the key points into a handy infographic.

The difficulty of sourcing candidates in high-demand talent pools, like many tech areas, is cited as an obstacle to attracting top talent by nearly half (46pc) of those surveyed, while employer brand is also cited as something of paramount importance.

Check out the infographic for more insights on the likely recruitment trends for 2016, and click on the image to see a larger version.


Recruitment trends for 2016

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Brigid O Gorman
By Brigid O Gorman

Brigid O Gorman joined Silicon Republic in April 2015 from a background working in national media in Ireland and Australia, and served as the site’s sub-editor until September 2016. Brigid has worked as a writer, social media manager and sub-editor and, when not agonising about ill-used apostrophes and misplaced commas, she likes to get out in the fresh air for a run, eat nice food, drink good wine and watch bad television.

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