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The Bottom Line - Survival strategies

Updated Wednesday 5th June 2013

Evan Davis finds out the survival strategies of three recruiters in very different markets.

Recruiter completes team by one person (employee) represented by icon Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jakub Jirsák | Dreamstime.com This week, recruitment companies discuss the marks left by recession on their businesses and the employment market.

Companies in the eye of the storm when the economy first collapsed have had to adapt to stay in business. Evan Davis finds out the survival strategies of three recruiters in very different markets - from board-level headhunting to finding seasonal temps and mid-level professionals.

In the studio are:

  • Virginia Bottomley, Odgers Berndtson
  • Matthew Sanders, CEO de Poel
  • Ian Temple, chair Hydrogen Group

This edition of The Bottom Line is first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Thursday 6th June 2013 at 8.30pm. Versions will also be broadcast on BBC World Service, BBC World and BBC News Channel. To find out more, or to listen online where available, pelase visit bbc.co.uk.

 

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