15th September 2010
The number of people unemployed in the UK fell by 8,000 to 2.47m in the three months to July, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.
The unemployment rate for the three month period stood at 7.8%, and redundancies in the three months to July reached 142,000, down 31,000 from the three months to April.
Mandeep Smith – Business Development Manager, of CY Partners, says: “The fact that unemployment is down is good news and is another indication of some stability in the jobs market. This fits with the increasing hiring activity in the scientific and technical sectors.
The overall outlook presents a mixed picture and there are major challenges facing jobseekers. We are in one of the most competitive labour markets in recent times. Therefore, whether you're sourcing your first job, or looking for that next move to seek the right advice and focus, it is crucial to consult with an industry expert and carve the right partnership.
With over 20 years of recruitment industry experience, and professional recruitment qualifications, CY Partners are perfectly placed to help and support you with career, interview, and CV advice. We will guide and prepare you to ensure the process of your job search will be tailor-made, specific, and targeted for YOU, giving YOU every chance of success.