Record Number of Jobs Advertised in January

Press Release   •   Feb 11, 2016 12:04 GMT

According to recruitment software provider, Recruitive, January saw a record number of job vacancies advertised via its cloud based multi-posting software.

At almost 9% higher than the previous record of October 2014, January’s figures stood at an impressive 45% higher than those of December 2015. The number of permanent jobs advertised increased by 41% compared to December, and the number of temporary jobs advertised more than doubled.

Richard Clarke, Managing Director at Recruitive comments: “The number of candidate applications received in January also increased by 41% compared to December which is a 9% increase compared to January 2015.”

According to research from Investors in People, nearly half of the UK workforce will be looking for a new job this year, as the economy improves. Richard continues; “This would explain the increase in the number of applications and also why we have seen a rise in the number of enquiries from employers looking for help managing high volumes of applications. Our software automatically acknowledges every application and can create shortlists based on a candidate’s suitability, using advanced parsing technology.”

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Recruitive is a leading UK supplier of end to end recruitment software solutions, designed to streamline the recruitment process, making it quicker, easier and more cost effective. From attracting candidates, to bringing them on-board, Recruitive’s award winning technology helps recruiters to manage the entire recruitment process in-house, on a system white labelled to their own company branding.