Employment contract types: How can recruiters help candidates choose the best one for them?

As a recruiter supporting a job-hunter on their journey to finding a new role, it’s critical to make sure they have a comprehensive understanding of the employment contract options that are available to them. Whilst many candidates will be aware of the more commonly known employment contracts, such as full-time and part-time, they should have an understanding of the lesser known ones so they can make an informed decision - and this is where recruitment companies come in. Temporary roles, for example, used to be surrounded by more negative connotations. However, many job hunters may not realise that they enable workers to gain experience in a specific industry, have a wider degree of flexibil

Nursing workforce have shrunk at an alarming rate’ says RCN, as nursing vacancies rise to record hig

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has published a report today, called ‘Standing up for patient and public safety’, outlining the serious staffing crisis and its potential causes. The report warns of the need for legal responsibilities regarding the supply and planning of the health and care workforce. It says they need ‘Investment, long-term solutions and legislation to futureproof the workforce’. This comes after current NHS figures show that there are now a record 43,671 empty nursing positions in the NHS in England alone, with 12% of posts are now without a full time Registered Nurse (RN). RCN have stated in the report that there must be clearer roles, responsibility and accountability


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