In line with our commitment to keep professionals working in Insurance up to date with employment and recruitment trends, at the close of 2013 Morgan McKinley conducted an international survey of its consultants in four markets. We asked consultants to characterise the current overall trends in recruitment across the sector (including consulting, direct, brokerage and reinsurance):
"Digital marketing is now integral to all aspects of marketing strategy."
- Morgan McKinley, Global Marketing Trend Report
In line with our commitment to keep professionals working in marketing functions up to date with employment and recruitment trends, at the close of 2013 Morgan McKinley conducted an international survey of its consultants in four markets; Ireland, Singapore, United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates.
- Demand for Human Capital/Global Employment Tax Experts: there has been a noticeable increase in the demand for tax specialists in the area of human capital/global employment tax. As employees across the globe are becoming more mobile, many international companies face the implications of this from a tax perspective and are turning to their tax advisors (predominantly within the big 4 and top 10 firms). As such the majority of these opportunities are within the larger practices.
"Digital marketing is now integral to all aspects of marketing strategy." Morgan McKinley, Global Trend Report Marketing
I attended the Irish Tax Institutes annual dinner held in the Double Tree Hilton (Burlington Hotel) last Friday night. Bryan Dobson was MC and guest speakers included some of Ireland's most exciting CEO's, founders and innovators from the world of technology who shared their success stories.
But did you know that around 10% of these workers are temporary/contract workers? Approximately 190,000 workers are employed in positions six months or less in duration.
As a consultant on a contract supply chain recruitment desk, I deal with short term temporary/contract positions and I can certainly verify the demand for contractors in the market at the moment!
This is generally the time of the year where companies, particularly within the professional services sector are conducting their annual performance reviews. It can be a good time to take stock of what is happening in your area and assess whether you are moving in the right direction.