No Crisis here, much like no Mountains!, just lots of pot holes
the problem with Agnecys and cv;'s is you have to effectivly write x2 cv's in one document.
1st is written with management speak gobboldygook catchy wording
2nd is written as a keyword catcher for the agency software to pick up and post your cv into the relavent vacancys.
the problem with this is that your cv suddenly becomes exceedingly long.
Some companys get put out by the fact your cv is over 8 pages long.
Some others are impressed by the depth of information and how well presented it is.
So its hit and miss on the job application front.
also, 90% of the UK IT workforce is made of Non UK born workers, which trashes anychance of UK nationals getting or staying in IT, as we are all undercut by all the foreign workers offering to work here for peanuts or curry and chips.
the immigration office needs seriously to be upgraded and boosted in staff to deal effectivly with all the surplus non UK nationals stealing the british jobs.
Mines the one with the pocketfull of Euros and ferry tickets....