Time constraints hindering effective recruitment

Recruitment processes are taking too long, according to new research from TalentPuzzle, the online recruitment marketplace. 86% of the business owners and HR staff surveyed admitted that that they would like to spend less time dealing with recruitment processes and agencies, especially as the majority (88%) of them saying they would be looking to make a significant number of permanent hires over the next six months.

Virginia Raemy, CEO, TalentPuzzle, comments: “Currently employers are caught in a catch 22 situation when it comes to recruitment. Employers recognise the importance of recruiting the right people, however many simply don’t have the time to properly devote to recruitment. Ultimately, they can be dealing with dozens of agencies for a single advertised position, which means multiple contracts, multiple fees and multiple negotiations all of which can be very time-consuming.”

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