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More than half of 2018’s jobseekers used recruitment agencies to find their next role!

New research has revealed that 64% of engineering jobseekers chose to use a recruitment agency to source a new job in 2018.

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This result may shed light on why only 42% of the of 500 Engineers surveyed by VHR surveyed said that they found the job search easy, and surprisingly, for 88% of people who answered, money wasn’t the most important issue to them when it came finding a new role.

The opportunity to travel and learning new skills were clear priorities with 79% of Engineers saying they are actively looking to up-skill or learn new skills in 2019, with wanting improved working hours and working for a good company being close behind.

Over a quarter of respondents said that specialising in their industry was the most important thing when working with a recruiter.

At ProCore, our Recruitment team is led by ex-Engineers, with combined industry experience of over 30 years. Our consultants regularly visit our Clients in order to understand exactly how the site operates, as well as the company’s culture and recruitment requirements.

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