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A recent research report conducted by the Social Market Foundation (SMF) think-tank, has shown that UK employers are heavily reliant on recruits from the EU.

The report shows that there is a particular reliance in the Manufacturing sector in the UK, where an estimated 10% of employees are coming from EU countries.
The research comes in advance ofthe Brexit referendum on 23rd June. The outcome of the referendum will impact EU workers in the UK.  UK employers currently can access workers in the European Economic Area (EEA), who are permitted to seek work in any other country that is a member of the EU and the EEA.

The research shows: -

  • ·UK employers are reliant on workers form the EU. There are an estimated 1.6 million EU workers employed in the public or private sectors in the UK, accounting for 6% of all UK employees.
  • ·This reliance is even more pronounced in London, the East of England, the East Midlands and the South East. In London, an estimated 13% of all employees are from the EU.
  • ·14% of employees in the food services space are for the EU. 10% of manufacturing workers are form the EU.

Nigel Keohane, co-author and director of research at the Social Market Foundation, commented:

“This new research shows the extent to which UK organisations employ workers from the EU. Our analysis is based on the latest available data and should provide insights as employers think about their future recruitment strategies.”

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According to a survey, jobseekers spend minimal time on their CV and hence are hurting their chances of securing new employment.

Sending a generic CV to employers is the most common mistake.  A research by National Careers Service suggests tailoring CVs to a specific role could help. The research also suggests that 2/3rd of the people could not secure employment due to this reason.

More than 60% of advisers reveal that spelling mistakes were a common flaw.

Joe Billington, director of the National Careers Service, said: "People know they are making mistakes, but they are not spending enough time on making sure their CV is fit for purpose. A CV is an applicant's shop window. With the right advice and support anyone can turn their CV from a careers void into a careers victory."

Some of the common mistakes according of the adviser are:
  • Lengthy CVs
  • CV in capital letters
  • Spelling name and current employer incorrectly
This report is based on 2,000 jobs seekers and approximately 200 career advisers from National Careers Service.

The following are some basic steps to improve CVs:
  • The email address you send CV from should be simple. Quirky CVs will not be taken seriously
  • Check for grammatical errors and spelling mistakes before sending your CV
  • Avoid common clichés such as "team player" and "results driven"
  • Tweak your CV to meet the requirements of the jobs specifications
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