C&IT Big Debate: are job candidates fit for purpose?

This month C&IT is canvassing opinions on the recruitment process and whether candidates meet expectations.

Big Debate: How to find the right candidate
Big Debate: How to find the right candidate

With unemployment still tipping more than 2.5m, have you found it easy to recruit suitable staff to your events team?

  • Do you receive more candidates from event agencies or from client-side?
  • What is the proportion of suitable applicants compared to the numbers who apply?
  • Are recruitment agencies always completely up front about candidates’ skills and experience?
  • What are the advantages in employing less experienced staff, to those with years of events capability?
  • Are candidates willing to be flexible in their working location/hours?
  • Has there been an increase in applicants for jobs post-Olympics?

Please join the debate on Twitter using #citbigdebate or email magda.ibrahim@haymarket.com with your opinions.

Our article will feature in the October issue of C&IT magazine.

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