Job Posting Hotspots 2016 in Scotland

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As with the Job Posting Hotspots 2016 in UK, now we bring you the Job Posting Hotspots 2016 in Scotland.  In this case, we dive deeper into the Scottish market so all the data shown below is related to the total numbers in Scotland.

Top Locations and Sectors

Glasgow (23,8%) and Edinburgh (22,2%) are the top locations among the 14 most important. These cities concentrate almost half of the total vacancies in the country.  1/3 of the vacancies are related to IT (12,2%), Construction (9,1%) and Finance (8,3%) which are the leading sectors among categories.  IT also leads the best paid jobs with a 2,6% of the vacancies in the range over £100K followed by Health (1,6%) and Finance (1,6%).  Salaries in Construction sector fall into the range from £20K – £40K (52,3%)

Salaries and job types

The most common salary range is from £20K – £40K (26%) and  7,7%  of the job vacancies offer  from £40K – £60K. Among the specified job types almost  1/3  of job vacancies are permanent jobs in contrast to temporary job vacancies that comprise 2,5% of the total vacancies. In comparison with 2015 permanent job vacancies have grown 3 percentage points whereas temporary vacancies remain unchanged.

Regarding the working day, full time jobs (10,2%) stay as the most common distribution. However, vacancies that fit both criteria , e.g. permanent and full time,  have decreased to 0’6%.  ( – 1’6 percentage points)

Lastly, Search Consultancy heads the list of recruitment agencies with 2’2% of the total vacancies in Scotland.

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Source: Job Market Insights

5 Johan Cruyff Quotes for Professional Development

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Johan Cruyff will be remembered as an exceptional footballer and a one-of-a-kind manager with a revolutionary style of playing that he always believed in, and which changed the history of teams like Ajax and FC Barcelona.

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LinkedIn Premium? Is It Worth It?

This entry was posted in Articles, Careers advice and tagged , , , on by Alfonso Pujalte.

LinkedIn is easily the most popular ‘social network’ of the business world. It is full of extremely useful functions, that – if used intelligently – can be utilised to really help your business or career progression.

Over and above the basic offering, which is free, LinkedIn offers a paid-for premium service. But the question is, is LinkedIn Premium worth the cost?

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What were the job posting trends in 2016?

This entry was posted in Infographics, JobisJob Data and tagged , on by Alfonso Pujalte.

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It’s time to look back at the labour market changes from 2015 to 2016 and map out your strategy. Whether you are a recruiter or a job hunter, Job Market Insights will provide you with the complete insights into job posting trends.

You can see some of these changes highlighted in the infographic below. The Market Dashboard gives you the most important data about the Market, including the Top Companies, Top Locations and Top Categories.
Whether you are looking for a job or just want to know who the top 10 employers are, you’ve come to the right place. What are your salary expectations? The average salary in United Kingdom has been broken down yearly but also according to the top 10 sectors. And finally, the most common job types across the UK.
Put Insights into action with our Job Posting Hotspots of 2016.

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Source: Job Market Insights

The Most Creative Applications 2016

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Every year we seek out the best creative applications from the past twelve months; 2016 was no exception in our search for the most original submissions. Creative applications that stand out from the crowd can improve your chances of getting that dream job by a considerable margin. As with our favourite creative applications from 2014 and the most creative applications in 2015, it’s not always only the most outstanding designs that win us over – original concepts and ideas are just as important. 2016 has produced some great applications by some very talented people; our four picks are briefly outlined below.

Étienne Duval

Étienne studied Architecture in France and Germany, and came up with a phenomenal video which he used to apply to architecture firm Bjarke Ingels, BIG. The video did the rounds in the industry, even reaching the renowned portal ArchDaily. Étienne tells us, “This video has been a giant step in my career. Of course it allowed me to kick the door of the office I wanted to work for, which was my initial goal, but it also opened me new unexpected perspectives, like making educational videos. The media attention was also a way to enhance my professional network.” Étienne Duval now works at BIG and we are equally thrilled by his creative online portfolio.

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