Candidate shortage remains critical as employers turn to temps

89 per cent of employers will increase or maintain their temporary workforce in the next three months, according to May’s JobsOutlook report. This is a rise of nine percentage points compared to findings reported in March (80 per cent), suggesting that businesses may become increasingly reliant on temporary workers. May’s JobsOutlook survey of 606 employers … read more ≫

Fixing the Engineering Skill Crisis in The UK

Here at aspire cambridge in addition to other industry and recruitment experts we have seen that we are not alone in noticing a lack of skilled engineering talent coming through the UK. This is a huge concern because engineering is extremely important to the UK and delivers around 20% of the UKs total gross value added, … read more ≫

How To Write A Job Description and Person Specification

When you place a vacancy with a recruitment agency or employment business it is important that you spend time thinking about what you want from the candidate; this means a detailed job description and person specification. Here, aspire cambridge provides you with some handy tips on how to write a job description and person specification; The … read more ≫

An Employment Agencies Relationship With The Candidate

As a recruitment agency and employment business we are responsible for attracting candidates to our client and their job role; we are also responsible for matching the candidates we attract to the right company and the right positions. Through building strong and open relationships with our clients and candidates we gain a better understanding of the … read more ≫

An Employment Agencies Relationship With The Business Community

The business community in Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas is extremely important to the team here at aspire cambridge; not only do we understand the local business community we are also part of it because this allows us to better understand our clients. By being part of the local business community we know which businesses are … read more ≫