Recruiters see benefits of their staff taking full lunch break

The adage made famous in the 1987 film Wall Street that ‘lunch is for wimps’ doesn’t appear to hold true in the recruitment sector.

The Metro reports that a survey of 2,000 workers by jobs site Glassdoor found the average time taken for lunch amounted to just 31 minutes.

But despite the high pressure and long hours the recruitment sector is famous for, it appears agency bosses can see the benefits of the full lunch hour.

Mary Cox, managing director at gotpeople, told ...

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