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Canine recruit drops out of CIA

There has been a happy ending for a candidate who has had to drop out of one of the CIA’s recruitment programmes.

20 October 2017

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

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!

Charity & not-for-profit 19 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.

Retail, Industrial/Manufacturing 18 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.

Hospitality/Leisure 17 October 2017

Did James make it through on The Apprentice?

So did recruitment’s representative in The Apprentice 2017 survive the second week of the competition?

12 October 2017

Animal lover? We have just the role for you

Do you love dogs? Want to get paid for looking after them? Well, we could have the perfect role for you as a dog sitter. There’s one catch, however…

Hospitality/Leisure 9 October 2017

Recruiter White survives the Apprentice axe

Recruitment’s Apprentice 2017 candidate has successfully negotiated the first hurdle of this year’s competition.

5 October 2017

You say Honey, we say meet and greet the rapping recruiter for under £25

Do you want to meet rapping recruiter Honey G? You do?! [Don’t you dare comment – Ed.] Well, you’re in luck.

2 October 2017
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French island caretakers sought

A tiny island off the coast of North West France is recruiting for caretakers.

29 September 2017

Meantime seeks part-time beer taster

Fancy being paid to drink beer? No, it’s not a trick question – beer company Meantime Brewing Company is recruiting for a part-time professional beer taster.

Retail, Industrial/Manufacturing 28 September 2017

Harry Potter and the recruitment hallos

Calling all muggles – fancy a wizard job at The Making of Harry Potter tour?

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 27 September 2017

Yo ho ho, Santa’s recruitment campaign for elves kicks off

The big day may be three months away but recruitment is already cranking up to find elves to help Santa.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 26 September 2017

Recruiting on the go? It’ll make you feel better

As new research reveals the average UK adult spends twice as long on the loo as they do exercising, ukactive has come up with its top exercises desk-bound recruiters can incorporate into their day.

Hospitality/Leisure 25 September 2017

Hedgehogs dine out after recruiter wins TV reality show

A generous recruitment consultant, who emerged victorious on Channel 4’s Come Dine With Me this week, has donated his £1k winnings to Hedgehog Emergency Rescue Yorkshire.

22 September 2017

Cops helps candidate get out of a knot – and lands a job (or three)

A US cop performing the simple act of helping a job applicant with his tie may have been instrumental in him landing a job.

21 September 2017

Social recruiting October 2017

From abseiling off strange structures to cycling from one end of the country to the other, you’ve been busy outside recruiting…

Charity & not-for-profit 19 September 2017

Star Wars Ep IX looks for new recruits

A casting agency is recruiting extras to appear in the ninth installment about the battle between good and evil in a galaxy far, far away.

Ex-recruiter Porter helps Essex to become county champions

The determination and drive that made the leading wicket taker in this year’s County Cricket Championship a successful recruiter has helped his county become champions.

Hospitality/Leisure 15 September 2017

Not all recruiters have a POETS day – even on National Finish Work at 4pm day

Recruiters are divided over whether to participate in National Finish Work at 4pm today.

15 September 2017

To cut a long story short, Spandau Ballet needs a lead singer

One of the most famous UK bands of the 1980s is recruiting for a lead singer.

Hospitality/Leisure 14 September 2017

Postman Pat and his Postal Museum cat

Ever fancied working for the Postal Museum? Well, we could have the purrfect role for you – so long as you’re a cat.

8 September 2017

CV skills? Be yourself, unless you can be Batman

What weird ‘skills’ have you uncovered on a candidate’s CV? Can it beat ‘Elvish’ and Nadsat as language skills?

8 September 2017

Fairytale recruits required for Disneyland Paris 25-year celebrations

Disneyland Paris is recruiting wannabe princes and princesses to help celebrate the theme park’s 25th anniversary.

Hospitality/Leisure 8 September 2017

Legoland gives six-year-old work placement following application

A six-year-old boy’s application to work as a model builder at Legoland Windsor has resulted in a day’s work placement with the theme park’s model makers.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 4 September 2017

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