Are you ready for the future of recruitment? The 2024 Salary Guide survey results are in, and our experts have sifted through the data to bring you five key recruitment trends that will shape hiring over the next 12 months. From employee well-being to outcome-focused DEI, we've uncovered what employers are doing to attract top talent and the key things workers want in an employer. Use these insights to make changes and increase your competitive edge in the war for talent.
Almost half of employers (49%) surveyed for the 2024 Salary Guide said they felt ‘somewhat confident’ about their company’s growth prospects for 2024 compared to the previous 12 months. This tentative growth prediction has led 47% of employers to consider adding perm roles in 2024, with the biggest hiring push coming from the financial services sector. Our data also shows a continued commitment to flexible hiring strategies to support core talent within the business. The majority of employers plan to maintain contract roles (35%), freelance (41%) roles, and project outsourcing (49%) in 2024.