April 2017

EasyJet’s Ryding: 'Female pilot intake to soar higher by 2020'

With five of its nine board members women, low-cost airline and FTSE 100 company easyJet has an enviable record in achieving gender diversity at the top.

19 April 2017

Jobs survey shows skills shortage still a major issue

More than four in 10 employers have increased salaries in an effort to attract candidates, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Social care, Engineering 19 April 2017
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Recruiters welcome snap election in hope of a better Brexit

Recruiters have mostly backed the Prime Minister’s early election call due to the anticipated clearer mandate it will give government to get on with Brexit.

19 April 2017

RTC Group ‘confident’ in trading prospects this year

In a pre-AGM statement, RTC Group has announced it is trading well and is confident this will continue for the financial year.

19 April 2017

Graduates part of 40,000 applying for 532 road sweeper roles in India

More than 2,000 graduates have applied for the position of municipal road sweeper in the Indian city of Chandigarh.

19 April 2017

Appointments: 17-21 April 2017

Latest appointments for week of 17-21 April 2017

Trade bodies urge parties fighting snap election to prioritise UK jobs

Recruitment trade bodies have called on political parties fighting June’s snap general election to place the UK’s strong labour market at the forefront of their minds, as well as making their positions clear on worker employment status given two ongoing government investigations into this area.

18 April 2017
Legal scales

Ex-CTPartners consultant wins dismissal case against troubled DHR Global

A partially sighted former employee of DHR Global’s UK operation has won a case for wrongful dismissal, adding to a list of legal action by former employees against the global executive search firm.

Legal 18 April 2017

Calls for clarity and Taylor review 'to force tax rethink’, says PRISM

Government will have no choice but to remodel legal and tax frameworks for UK workers once Matthew Taylor completes his Review into Modern Employment due to “widespread” dissatisfaction with the government’s current approach to employment legislation, PRISM has predicted.

Legal 18 April 2017

Star Recruit: Peter Capaldi

Ros Kindersley, executive chairman of communications recruiter JFL Search & Selection, offers advice to Peter Capaldi, who recently announced he is to step down as Doctor Who.
 

16 March 2017
A recent recruitment fair at the House of Commons is another initiative the organisation has trialled

Talent management pilot scheme in the House

A talent management scheme for middle managers is being piloted in the House of Commons and the Parliamentary Digital Service.
 

MY BRILLIANT RECRUITMENT CAREER: Matt Price

‘It’s great to meet people, learn from them and build those relationships’

Sales, IT/Telecoms 16 March 2017
DeeDee Doke, editor

Editor's Leader April 2017

Napoleon is usually credited, or blamed, with once characterising Great Britain as a nation of sh

16 March 2017
EasyJet

Come fly back to work with us, says easyJet

Budget airline easyJet is targeting “people who want to get back to their families” to recruit for cabin crew roles on short-haul flights as part of a wider talent acquisition strategy to combine its consumer and employer brands.

Soundbites April 2017

Lloyd’s of London has reportedly introduced a ban on booze during working hours. Would you ever introduce such a ban?

16 March 2017

Ask the expert: April 2017

Q: I am concerned about losing my biggest biller.

15 March 2017

Combating unconscious bias in the workplace

A programme aimed at tackling unconscious bias is playing a vital role in construction company Carillion’s efforts to boost workforce diversity and inclusion.

Social recruiting April 2017

Whether you’ve been rowing for charity, raising money for lifeboats or having your cake and eating it, here’s what some of you have been up to in the past month…

Dreaming of a big payday

How can recruitment owners achieve the best rewards for their hard work after building a successful new business? Recruiter’s Executive Briefing, sponsored by Panmure Gordon, revealed the secrets, as Colin Cottell reports

14 March 2017

Game Changers 2017

In this year’s Game Changers, sponsored by Oracle + Netsuite, Sue Weekes highlights five specific areas where technology can make the difference to recruiting and throws the spotlight on five game-changing companies to watch out for

Phillip Hammond

Recruiters slam Hammond's NI rate hike

Recruiters have criticised Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Budget for failing to support Britain’s business owners and entrepreneurs, and damaging future job creation. 

14 March 2017
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