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Future cyber security talent sorted but plugging gaps now is less certain

Recruiting the next generation of talent the UK needs to fight cyber security threats in the future is well under way – the challenge is dealing with the next five years.

Top 10 socially engaged recruitment agencies

Hays, PageGroup and Adecco all feature in LinkedIn’s 2017 rankings for most socially engaged large recruitment agencies, but who has come where in the list?

The Apprentice White Watch: Does recruitment’s hopeful make it through?

It’s week three of The Apprentice and the question on everyone’s lips is: did recruitment’s representative survive into week four?

19 October 2017

FINANCIALS: Prime People’s performance in line with expectations

Global professional and technical recruiter Prime People is trading in line with expectations, according to an update released yesterday.

‘Future of jobs’ report calls for more work between schools and business

Progress on inclusion, social mobility, pay gaps and productivity are among the new ways that government and business need to measure the success of the UK jobs market, a report by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has recommended.

Public sector, Education 19 October 2017

Social recruiting November 2017

Whether you’re showing the youngsters how it’s done, or taking on double the challenge, we’ve got some pretty tough recruiters in the industry!

Start-up of the Month: EVA

Recruitment app provider LUCKYLINK has launched EVA (Employment Virtual Assistant).

New to MarketIT/Telecoms, HR 18 October 2017

University a waste of time, says Lord Sugar

Lord Sugar, star of TV reality show The Apprentice, believes most university courses are “a perfect waste of time”.

Is Brexit’s breeze turning into an icy chill for recruiters?

While recruiters are certainly feeling the ill effects of Brexit through hiring uncertainty among clients, they’re divided over whether reversing Brexit would be a good idea.

Unemployment remains at record levels low despite Brexit uncertainty

UK unemployment remains at record levels, according to official data released by the Office for National Statistics this morning.

Terrorism big risk factor for firms sending workers abroad

Global terrorism features prominently among the biggest risks facing recruiters and other firms sending workers overseas, according to findings from global mobility specialist Santa Fe Relocation.

18 October 2017

Get a pizza the action at the Bath Pizza Company

Do you like pizza? Do you want to get paid to eat pizza? Then we have the perfect job for you.

Recruiters seize the day

The latest Recruitment Sector Barometer shows recruiters are making hay while the sun shines.

18 October 2017

Shawbrook Bank shares recruitment solutions for finding fintech talent

Attracting passive candidates in the fintech space is the most pressing recruitment concern for Brentwood-based Shawbrook Bank.

HR, Accounting/Finance 17 October 2017

Recruiter’s fiancée fills him in with news of Craig David at his wedding

The fiancée of a Coventry-based recruitment consultant has used the power of Twitter to persuade singer songwriter Craig David to perform at her upcoming wedding.

Ex-smelting plant redevelopment brings 500 jobs to Northumberland

Northumberland’s job sector is to be boosted to the tune of 500 jobs.

Clipper Logistics creates 350 jobs thanks to ASOS deal

Clipper Logistics is to create 350 new jobs through a new contract win with online fashion retailer ASOS.

CONTRACTS AND DEALS: 16-20 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: Atera, Ezy Solutions Group, PMP Recruitment

Nicoll Curtin buys cyber experts BeecherMadden

Cyber security and corporate governance recruiter BeecherMadden has joined the technology-focused Nicoll Curtin Group, becoming the group’s second new business this year. No sale price was disclosed.

New to MarketIT/Telecoms 16 October 2017

Pirates’ Goldsmith arrested and charged with assault

One of recruitment’s most colourful characters, Gary Goldsmith, will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 31 October to answer a charge of assault by beating following an incident in London last Friday.

People 16 October 2017

Hall launches Talent Insight Group

Serial entrepreneur, private investor and author Glen Hall has launched a new consultancy working with organisations looking to make better informed strategic talent decisions.

New to MarketHR 16 October 2017

Government aims to become top D&I employer by 2020

The government has set out a new diversity & inclusion strategy with the aim of becoming the UK’s most inclusive employer by the year 2020.

Public sector 16 October 2017

Medical services firm PSS creates 100 new roles

A Yorkshire medical services firm, which supplies GP practices with pharmacists, is creating 100 new jobs.

APPOINTMENTS: 16-20 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Frontline Recruitment, Green Park, Impellam, ManpowerGroup, Oyster Partnership, PeoplePlus, TeamJobs

NEW TO THE MARKET: 16-20 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s new product, offices and offerings include: CandiRight, iwant2bea, Fircroft, iMultiply, Madgex, MSS People, NHS Northamptonshire

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