Manufacturers look to internet for recruitment

September 2007
Works Management;Sep2007, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p8
The article reports that various employers in Great Britain are relying on the Internet in sustaining their recruitment demands. A survey by Jobcentre Plus company reports that the number of employers that used Internet Web sites to advertise job vacancies in the region has increased to 16% from 12% in 2004. In addition, manufacturers are using specialist manufacturing and engineering Web sites in looking for new employees.


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