KPMG & REC Report on Jobs February 2022

"It's a crazy marketplace.

"One with such an acute shortage of people on the move that businesses who cut deep in 2020 only to rehire in 2022 are now having to pay higher salaries than ever before.

"Jobseekers are making additional demands too, with hybrid working expected as the norm and working from home highly desirable for many.

"Demanding your team return to the office five days a week means that in 2022 you are no longer an understanding employer with a great culture. Not only are you reducing the potential talent pool for your vacancies in a big way, but it's also only a matter of time before you lose some of your best people. Your competitors are probably already talking to them"

Clarity Appointments is an independent recruitment agency specialising in accountancy and office vacancies. Situated between St Neots and Cambridge, we work within Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, with some clients further-reaching due to work won through referrals.

Clare Wight is the founder and Managing Director of Clarity Appointments, an independent recruitment specialist. She served time as a Regional Director for The Employment Agents Movement, supporting other independent recruiters.

And she remains an active member of Members Only, a recruitment leadership network promoting high ethical standards, collaboration, diversity, equity and inclusion.

She believes business owners are more fulfilled and higher-performing when they provide emotional and professional business support to other business owners, even those they deem to be competitors. She does this actively, whilst challenging and updating her skills and knowledge of the recruitment sector, enabling her to offer the very best of advice to firms looking to make their next hire.

Clare's also the founder and a contributor to a monthly digest called SME Monthly. SME Monthly is a collaboration with other experts in their field, designed to give SME business owners the tools they need to stay up to date and relevant in a broad range of skills including:

Recruitment; Human Resources; IT and Cyber Security; Finance; Well-being; Marketing

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