• Text size      
  • Send this article to a friend
  • Print this article

Demand for recruits increases

GROWING employer confidence in the construction sector has sparked a 20 per cent increase in demand for both permanent and temporary recruits in the first half of 2014 compared with last year, according to talent specialist Hudson.

However, it warned that a reduced graduate intake during the economic downturn has depleted the talent pool. Associate director Iain Atkinson said there were skills shortages now in the market.

Contextual targeting label: 

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on HeraldScotland on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis.
If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.