Research published in August by the Resolution Foundation found that interregional work-related mobility is shrinking in the UK. Combined with the increasing regionalisation in various sectors that we explored in other insights, this leads to the assumption that more roles are being filled using locally sourced talent as opposed to relocated staff. From the job seekers’ perspective, this essentially means they can find more jobs suited to their qualifications and expectations in their vicinity than a few decades ago.
In April 2017, Vacancysoft released an overview of the first quarter, laying out what to expect in the following quarters based on activity in the professional vacancy market. Now that Q3 is over, how have those predictions reflected reality, and what new developments arose that affect forecasts?