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Wigan footballer scores twice before rushing to meet his recruitment baby

For McCarthy Recruitment sales support administrator Steph Corbett, giving birth to her second child was always going to a momentous occasion...

Retail, Transport & logistics 22 November 2017

Despite being fired, Shah recommends recruiters should try and get hired on The Apprentice

Would-be Apprentice candidates from the recruitment industry should think outside the box if they plan on pitching a new recruitment agency to Lord Sugar.

IT/Telecoms 17 November 2017

Manchester United on the lookout for new handyman

Is it your dream job to be involved with a top class football team – for instance, helping a certain José Mourinho in ways that even his players couldn’t do?

Ever tried to recruit a chocolate-ologist or an ice assistant?

What’s the weirdest job you’ve ever recruited for? Can it beat chocolate-ologist, ice assistant or blood labeller?

Retail, Industrial/Manufacturing 17 November 2017

Have the would-be recruitment Apprentices made it through?

The recruitment industry has lost its first representative from the BBC TV reality show The Apprentice 2017 but which one?

16 November 2017

Candidates can relate to robot traits in leaders

Do the candidates on your database share character traits in common with some of the more high profile robots on TV and film such as C3PO or even the Terminator (see below)?

HR 15 November 2017

Social recruiting December 2017

From ghostly Halloween fundraising to having Hawaiian-themed fun days, here are some of the things you’ve been getting up to outside of recruitment…

Charity & not-for-profit 14 November 2017

Write your own script – apply for a role at Hollyoaks

Do you love Hollyoaks? Do you want to find out first whether Tony and his son reconcile or whether Sienna will ever get her daughter back? Well, we have the perfect job for you.

Creative/Digital/Media 14 November 2017

Hard cheese if you’ve got a lot of bottle and don’t get this job

Do you like cheese? Well, have we found a gouda job for you?

Retail, Agriculture 13 November 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

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