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I have had my issues with recruitment sector stocks on this website over the last couple of years, calling investors in PageGroup (PAGE) 'bonkers' or 'overly hopeful' on the basis that 'the problem is that recruitment names are always very geared to the economic cycle' and the assets walk out of the door each evening. Now in a world where we have all learned to use the word 'furloughed' (I guess there are worse American inventions) unless you are providing a bunch of workers for key industries such as food retail and healthcare, it was no huge surprise to see Page's sector peer Hays (HAS) observing that 'the rapidly escalating impact of Covid-19 has driven a very material deceleration in client and candidate activity'…
Hello Share Snatchers. We all suspected that increased technology would eat into jobs. Both blue collar workers and professionals would be hit we thought, as computers and robots would take over. But we could not have been more wrong. It seems everyone I ask what they do for a living these days says 'something in IT'. And robots are not much of a threat to employment so far, are they?
While real earnings growth might be poor in the UK and many other parts of the world, there is still a great deal of jobs activity taking place. Investing in recruiters is the most perfect way to exploit this, and recruiters don’t get much bigger than Hays (HAS)!
Hello Share Movers. There are more jobs in Britain than there ever have been. Quite an amazing fact, don’t you think? When you consider that we all once expected a sci-fi future full of labour-saving devices.
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