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Stormclouds?

Ok, where was I? Oh yes, my last post was pre-summer which is usually a quiet period in recruitment, the 'tumbleweed months' as we call them. Overall it was slightly busier than expected, especially in Asia, but towards the end of summer it became apparent that there are increasing fears of storm clouds ahead, economy-wise, which might well pass through to firms' hiring appetites. A perfect storm of US debt issues, Eurozone wobbles, a Chinese bubble and ever-increasing regulations - not to mention an excessively low interest rate environment which shows no immediate sign of improving - have conspired to decrease confidence [...]

2011-09-14T12:14:25+00:00September 14th, 2011|Comments Off on Stormclouds?