Due to a plethora of external influences, 2019 was a testing year for recruitment in many industries. Regardless, Morgan McKinley’s HR team delivered a consistently high standard of service to candidates and clients.
With a lot of political and economic uncertainty influencing many industries, it is pleasing to see some areas of hiring resilient to the turbulence.
Most organisations looking for Human Resources and Finance professionals seemed to lack urgency to complete hires over the summer months.
Recruitment of Office Support, HR and Finance professionals in Sussex has been challenging over the summer period, but things are looking up for the last quarter of the year.
Political and economic uncertainty are both deterring professionals from looking for new roles across Surrey, meaning recruitment levels have been relatively flat.
Uncertainty has resulted in many South West businesses focusing on their existing workforce rather than hiring externally but there remains an appetite for growth and a feeling of optimism.
Recruitment of Tax professionals has remained consistent over recent months.
The focus has clearly been on permanent recruitment across Supply Chain & Procurement, with Supplier/Vendor Risk roles being the most frequently available.
Amid political and economic turbulence, a range of organisations have been hiring Strategy, Projects & Change Management professionals to help navigate the uncertain times.