Lighter Side

Morson Group sponsors big hitter at this weekend’s boxing bout

A boxer sponsored by technical, rail and engineering recruiter Morson Group is to fight on the undercard of this Saturday’s world heavyweight title bout between IBF champion Anthony Joshua and former champ Wladimir Klitschko.

Social recruiting May 2017

From reducing your carbon footprint, raising money for charities or making big or little differences, here’s what 
else you’ve been up to outside recruitment…

20 April 2017

Austrian hermitage recruits Belgian hermit

A divorced, Trabant-driving Belgian has emerged victorious to fill a role, beating 50 competitors to the coveted post of – hermit.

Hospitality/Leisure 20 April 2017
Police dog Smithy

Star Recruit: Police dog Smithy

Sarah Childs, head of Ecommerce, CX & web analytics, at RedCat Digital offers advice to recen

19 April 2017

Paddy Power poised for head of Trump Betting

Betting company Paddy Power is on the hunt for a head of Trump Betting.

7 April 2017

Invasion of the (robot) bricklayers

British brickies could find themselves losing work to robot counterparts in a matter of months due to a new technological development from New York-based Construction Robotics.

Construction & property 29 March 2017

Bigwig recruit’s hair-raising scheme falls flat

A young would-be recruit for the Western Central Indian state police of Maharashtra has been turned down for a post for wearing a wig to boost his height.

Public sector 28 March 2017

Flashdance: what a flexible feeling

A dancing flash-mob is descending on London's Trafalgar Square at the end of the month to promote flexible working.

22 March 2017

No job offers for Saddam Hussain (no, not that one)

An Indian marine engineer has claimed he cannot get a job due to his sharing a name with a certain former Iraqi leader.

Engineering 20 March 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

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…

Fly me to the Moon – with Roscosmos

Russia’s space agency Roscosmos has launched a recruitment drive for cosmonauts for the country’s first flight to the Moon.

Labs ensure interviewers aren’t barking up the wrong tree

Prospective vet student applicants to Edinburgh Napier University are facing a rather unusual interview panel.


Thoughts from... March 2017

Torsten Bell Director at think tank The Resolution Foundation

1 March 2017
Barack Obama

Star Recruit: Barack Obama

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

1 March 2017
Actress Sarah Parish (left) presents the Southampton Echo Curtain Call Best Musical Director (South Coast region) award to Louise Helyer (right)


What was your earliest dream job?

1 March 2017

Thoughts from... February 2017

Kevin Green CEO, Recruitment & Employment Confederation says...

1 February 2017
Bradley Wiggins

Star Recruit: Sir Bradley Wiggins

Tracy Durrant, managing director of language staffing specialist ABL, offers her insight...

1 February 2017

My Brilliant Recruitment Career: Sam Smitten-Downes

What was your earliest dream job?

Engineering 1 February 2017

Thoughts from... January 2017

Thoughts from... January 2017

1 January 2017

Star Recruit: Honey G

Ben Whitfield, director at Fresh Partnership, advises aspiring rapper Honey G

My Brilliant Recruitment Career: Matthew Grady

Professional golfer. My uncle was a golf pro and inspired me to pick up a few clubs.

Retail, Engineering 1 January 2017

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