of organisations in the UK have experienced difficulties in filling at least
one vacancy in the past year, according to a CIPD survey.
reasons given by recruiters is that they cannot find enough people with the
right experience and that candidates do not have the skills needed.
Daniels, resourcing and development advisor for the CIPD, believes that
employers are being too narrow minded in their recruitment process.
“Employees can get experience in different ways. If employers look for the
generic skills a job needs, rather than an exact match for the person who is
leaving, they can be more open to new and different potential applicants.
tight labour market and the growth of the knowledge-based economy, it is
recognising and retaining creative individuals that really makes or breaks
pleased that one-fifth of organisations are taking a more open minded approach
and that employers are promoting diversity of equal opportunities in their
full details will be published at the CIPD’s Recruitment Conference in London