1009. yes 1009. that’s the number of jobs cut at Recruitment Companies Hays and Michael Page in the last quarter of 2008.
Hays who cut 500 jobs, said “the market is tough and will get tougher”.
However, the article goes on to explain temporary recruitment GREW by 4% in last quarter 08 as employers turned to short term workers.
Whatever your current work status – let us very strongly urge you to think like a freelancer. If you knew your job was being axed in 2 months – what exactly would you be doing today, tomorrow and the day after that? If you knew you would be searching for a new job or jobs, how would you go about it? Where would you start?
We, I mean Barrie and me, hope to have some of these answers very soon. Stay tuned.