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Executive Briefing: Secrets of a good sale

Gary Browning, board adviser and non-executive director, will share his insights...

1 March 2017
Peter Searle and Brian Wilkinson

Recruitment seen as ‘genuine’ career

The days when people fell into the recruitment industry by default are disappearing...

Engineering, IT/Telecoms 1 March 2017
John Ridpath

Tech talent ‘priority’ in Brexit settlement

The UK’s Brexit settlement must take into account the UK tech sector’s reliance on foreign talent, according to companies operating in the sector.

Time for a chat? Conversing with a virtual recruiter

The idea of a chatbot with artificial intelligence (AI)...

1 March 2017
Audi

Thoughts from... March 2017

Torsten Bell Director at think tank The Resolution Foundation

Lighter Side 1 March 2017
Barack Obama

Star Recruit: Barack Obama

Kathryn Riley, founder and managing director of Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment...

Lighter Side 1 March 2017
L-r-Robert-Stone, Catalina-Schveninger, Rebecca-Clothier

Small can be beautiful with social media

Small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) can be just as successful as their larger counterparts...

Kirklees sows seeds of success with new gardeners drive

West Yorkshire-based Kirklees Council has launched a recruitment drive for 30 green-fingered new

ContractsPublic sector 1 March 2017
Profit

Group revenues bump for specialist staffer Empresaria

Empresaria has seen group revenue climb 44%, with a 12% increase in UK revenue year-on-year, acco

LinkedIn

LinkedIn bows to recruiter pressure

LinkedIn is to restore some member search functionality lost following a recent redesign.

1 March 2017

Volcanic erupts with Point Jobs

Recruitment technology company Volcanic has launched Point Jobs, an augmented reality job board app.

Supplier Technology 28 February 2017
Legal scales

British Gas ruling will hit recruitment agencies

The Supreme Court has refused British Gas the right to appeal a ruling concerning holiday pay that is set to have far reaching consequences for recruitment agencies.

Legislation 28 February 2017

Gattaca appoints Reijntjes as MD Germany

International engineering and technology staffing specialist Gattaca has appointed Edwin Reijntjes as managing director of Germany.

PeopleEngineering 28 February 2017

Parliament appeals to Commons people

Even institutions as well known as Parliament need to boost awareness of their employer brand.

Retail, Public sector 28 February 2017

Contracts/Deals: Companies including Cathcart, ManpowerGroup, Swanstaff

A round-up of the latest contracts in the past week up to 1 March 2017.

Don’t be afraid to dump clients, recruiters are told

Recruiters shouldn’t be afraid of “firing” clients if they provide low value to their business, James Osborne, CEO of coaching business Innergy, has claimed.

28 February 2017

FINANCIALS: Heidrick & Struggles sees nearly 10% increase in revenue

Heidrick & Struggles International has seen revenue increase 9.6% on 2015, according to financial results for Q4 and fiscal year ended 31 December 2016.

FinancialsExecutive search 28 February 2017

New Apprenticeship Levy ‘complete and utter madness’, says Randstad’s Bull

The government’s Apprenticeship Levy that is due to come into effect in April is “complete and utter madness”, according to Mark Bull, CEO of Randstad UK and Middle East.

27 February 2017

Diverse and inclusive recruitment no longer an option but a necessity

Inclusive recruitment is “not just the right thing to do, it’s the necessary thing to do”, the UK corporate HR manager of engineering firm Bechtel told fellow employers in the sector at an event yesterday (22 Feb 2017) by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE).

UK&Ireland 27 February 2017
Profit

RTC Group reports rise in revenue but slight profit fall

Recruitment, training and conferencing company RTC Group has posted a marginal increase in revenue, with a slight decline in gross profit year-on-year, according to audited results for the year ended 31 December 2016.

Aligra launches accountancy/finance division

Swindon-based recruiter Aligra has launched an accountancy and finance division supplying both te

People moves: Granite Consulting, Cast UK, IIC Partners and more make new hires

Further hires from Kellan Group, Newgate and Odgers Interim.

People 24 February 2017

Six of the best recruitment companies to work for

Recruiters account for six of The Sunday Times ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ list this year, with blue-collar staffing specialist Blue Arrow the top-ranked recruiter in 51st place overall.

24 February 2017

Inflexibility drives nurses and teachers to choose agency work

The inflexibility and stress of permanent employment is causing nurses and teachers to choose agency work, a government report has found.

24 February 2017
Storm Doris

Recruiters weather the storm despite devastation by Doris

UK recruiters have largely weathered the storm, with both consultants and candidates turning up for appointments in the wake of Storm Doris.

24 February 2017

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