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Major New Engineering Graduate Placement Scheme launched in the Midlands

A leading manufacturing and engineering recruitment consultancy is launching a major new engineering graduate scheme in a bid to tackle the skills shortage which has dogged the sector for many years. Stratford-upon-Avon based Consilium Recruit has teamed up with five Midlands universities to provide high calibre engineering, science and manufacturing graduate trainees to the regions major employers, as well as smaller companies struggling to attract the right talent and skills.
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Get Job Fit for 2016 – 3 simple steps!

If you started the year promising yourself that you were going to find a new job, then how’s it going? If like many people with good intentions, commitment to the cause is essential if you’re going to succeed. So give yourself a fighting chance and follow our simple 3 stage plan as outlined by Matt Faulkner.
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Manufacturers still hiring despite difficulties - Survey

Nearly half of Midlands manufacturing and engineering firms expect to take on extra staff this year, despite a slowdown in growth, increased employment costs and a continuing skills shortage. But they warn that the combined factors of sluggish manufacturing growth, downturns in international demand, additional cost burdens of the apprentice levy and National Living Wage, skills shortages and the difficulty in bringing in skilled people from overseas could create a perfect storm which would reverse post-recession manufacturing growth. And the threat of Brexit adds further uncertainty to the mix.
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