Supply crisis: These industries have job gaps like the HGV sector - and show no sign of bouncing back Over the first half of this year, sectors that include cleaning jobs and those working in warehouses experienced similar labour shortages to driving, but they have not had the same bounce back in interest over recent months. Why now is the perfect time to make a career switchA career coach explains exactly how to do it Firms facing post-Brexit, post-Covid recruitment crisis ‘across the board’Almost all hospitality and catering firms cannot find enough staff, the poll suggests Job adverts soar to record high as labour market continues fluxThere was 2.29 million active job adverts in the UK at the beginning of October - the highest level ever. Covid: 'Crazy' period for recruitment puts workers on topJob vacancies rose by 35% compared to pre-pandemic levels due to a shortage of skilled workers. Covid: 'Crazy' period for recruitment puts workers on topJob vacancies have risen by 35% compared to pre-pandemic levels because of a shortage of skilled workers. UK starting pay jumps by most on record as staff shortages bite - surveyBritish employers increased pay for new staff by the most since at least the 1990s, according to a survey that will be studied by the Bank of England as it tries to assess how persistent the recent jump in inflation might be. Starter salaries rise at fastest rate in 24 yearsRobust demand for staff is fuelled by rising economic activity, survey suggests.