Are rec agencies doing enough to fight skills gap?

Are rec agencies doing enough to fight skills gap?

A recent Independent report has pinpointed recruitment agencies as a reason for the skills shortage in Britain, implying bias and discrimination.

James Moore, Chief Business Commentator for The Independent, cites anecdotal evidence and “disturbing reports” from candidates who’ve had dealings with recruitment organisations.

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  • RobB
    RobB
    Tue, 27 Jun 2017 1:18pm BST
    What an absolute load of rubbish! James Moore is citing anecdotal stories to back up a truly ridiculous statement. Recruiters do not hold back candidates, we are driven by client need and the demanding lists of essential criteria along with desirable skills, Recruiters are looking to place candidates in jobs. If the client stopped adding ridiculous lists of essential criteria, we could open up the job to others. James Moore should come and work in the real world instead of blurting out ridiculously ill-informed statements without any evidence to back it up.

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