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Friday 21 November 2014
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NEWS

  • Dyson to create 3,000 jobsInnovative technology company Dyson is set to create 3,000 jobs with a £250m expansion of its UK research & development base. 21 November 2014
  • Cordant Group restructures, rebrands recruitment divisionFaced with a stagnated business, Steven Kirkpatrick, chief executive of Cordant Group's recruitment division, set about an ambitious and radical restructure and rebrand, unveiled exclusively with Recruiter today. 21 November 2014
  • Petroplan hires business development leadGlobal oil & gas recruiter Petroplan has appointed Stacy Edghill as business development lead. 21 November 2014
  • Strategic Resources hires twoEnergy sector recruitment specialist Strategic Resources has made two senior promotions – Gary Gray and Brian Robertson have been promoted to operations and recruitment director, and finance director respectively. 21 November 2014
  • Persimmon Homes recruits and retrains ex-forces personnelHouse-building firm Persimmon Homes has announced plans to recruit and train up to 500 ex-military personnel in an effort to plug skills gaps. 20 November 2014

PROFILE

  • Allen Cook CBEDeedee Doke spoke with the AM&E industry leader
  • Wright & Cartland, Acre Resources Acre ResourcesColin Cottell spoke with CEO and founder Richard Wright and co-founder Andy Cartland about Acre's winning ways

PEOPLE MOVES

  • Petroplan hires business development leadGlobal oil & gas recruiter Petroplan has appointed Stacy Edghill as business development lead.
  • Strategic Resources hires twoEnergy sector recruitment specialist Strategic Resources has made two senior promotions – Gary Gray and Brian Robertson have been promoted to operations and recruitment director, and finance director respectively.
  • Lockheed Martin promotes YoungJonathan Young has been promoted to director, international talent acquisition at global defence and space company Lockheed Martin.
  • HR changes at WolseleyHeating and plumbing supplies provider Wolseley UK has appointed Joanne Smith as HR director.

SECTOR ANALYSIS

  • EngineeringEmployers and recruiters alike are finding that skilled talent is hard to come across. Their plea is for the UK to train up talent to ensure a supply of future workers
  • Oil & gasRecruitment and resourcing professionals have found themselves with plenty to do, as this buoyant industry embraces new technology and invests in younger talent