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It’s the Year of the (recruitment) Dog!

It’s Chinese New Year and this year it’s the year of the dog. To mark this auspicious occasion Recruiter spoke with agencies that can call upon canine consultants.

16 February 2018

Travel to Gulliver’s Kingdom in Matlock for a fun-filled recruitment weekend

Gulliver’s Kingdom in Derbyshire is hosting a recruitment day for an array of roles.

Retail, Sales 16 February 2018

Social recruiting March 2018

From leaping from the sky to seeing how fast 40 years has gone by, here’s what some of you have been up to inside and out of recruitment…

15 February 2018

Ex-recruiter Gray sweeps first hurdle out of the way at the Winter Olympics

Recruitment’s Winter Olympian, along with her teammates, has successfully negotiated the first hurdle along the way to a medal at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics.

Chelsea wants to score with new data signing

Any Chelsea football fans out there who are good with numbers and want to be Chelsea’s latest signing?

Ex-recruiter on target for Team GB at Winter Olympics

The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics kicks off today and it turns out there’s an ex-recruitment agency worker in Team GB’s ranks for us all to cheer on.

White gets APSCo accreditation at Right Time

Recruiter James White, the joint winner of last year’s Apprentice, has finally achieved APSCo accreditation after telling porkies about being APSCo-accredited during the interview process in last year’s competition.

IT/Telecoms 9 February 2018

Dream job for chocoholics at Cadbury

If you can’t get enough cocoa-induced foodstuffs and would gladly rugby tackle the Easter bunny to nick his chocolaty delights, then we may have the perfect role for you.

Retail, Industrial/Manufacturing 9 February 2018

Liverpool FC looks for two ticketing investigation officers

Fancy becoming Liverpool FC’s latest signing? Maybe not in a position on the field though.

Hospitality/Leisure 7 February 2018

Chester Zoo looks for a head giraffe keeper

Do you like giraffes? Of course you do – doesn’t everyone? In which case we have found the perfect job for you.

Hospitality/Leisure 11 January 2018

Footballer-turned-recruiter assesses ex-club Mansfield Town’s FA Cup chances

An ex-footballer recruitment consultant has told Recruiter he thinks his former club will need the same attitude required in the world of recruitment to make it into the FA Cup fourth round.

5 January 2018

Former recruiter joins the Celebrity Big Brother house

Celebrity Big Brother returned to our screens this week, and the recruitment industry boasts a former recruiter in the ‘stellar’ line-up.

Rec-to-rec 4 January 2018

Ex-recruiter Honey G hopes to ride hot into the charts

Now that the festive season is over, have you found yourself wondering what ex-recruiter and rapper Honey G is up to now?

Hospitality/Leisure 4 January 2018

The Recruiter quiz of the year – answers

How well did you do in our quiz of the year?

20 December 2017

The Recruiter quiz of the year

How well do you know the stories that have featured on this year? Well, now you can test your knowledge in our 2017 quiz of the year.

20 December 2017

Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year

Today is the last Recruiter email bulletin of the year. We hope you’ve enjoyed our daily take on what’s hot and what’s not in the industry over the past 12 months. Whether it’s tackling the industry’s big issues or updating you on the latest launches, we’ve certainly had an eventful 12 months.

20 December 2017

Birmingham recruiter shares his take on Big Shaq

Yo! A Birmingham recruiter is out there rappin’ with the Christmas wrappin’ as the festive season gets under way!

Engineering 20 December 2017

Social recruiting: January 2018

From stepping up to charity challenges to posting poems to promote your positions, here are some of the things you’ve been getting up to outside of recruitment…

20 December 2017

Male grooming brand seeks candidates for beard-stroking station

Mo Bro’s is recruiting bearded men for its beard-stroking station, which will be open for three days at Highcross Shopping Centre in Leicester from Wednesday 20 December.

14 December 2017

Birmingham recruiter builds giant snowman

A Birmingham-based recruiter is responsible for building what could be the biggest snowman of the season so far.

Construction & property 12 December 2017

Vital Recruitment plans Christmas treat for one lucky worker

Working at Christmas can be miserable but one Peterborough-based recruiter is planning to make it a memorable occasion for one lucky worker this year.

Standard takes the lead with new reporters

The Evening Standard newspaper has recruited three new reporters who are guaranteed to be able to track down a tail or two in the capital.

Hospitality/Leisure 6 December 2017

Toby Carvery recruits for a Christmas dinner diner

Are you someone who loves Christmas dinner and could have it every day? Well, we could have the perfect role for you.

Hospitality/Leisure 5 December 2017

New Zealand cops prove they’re hard to beat

New Zealand Police’s viral recruitment video is gathering global momentum and appears to be justifying its claim to be the “world’s most entertaining recruitment video”.

Public sector 1 December 2017

White cooks up an escape-from-the-boardroom plan on The Apprentice

While he didn’t cover himself in glory in last night’s episode of The Apprentice, at least James White, recruitment’s great hope for the coveted title remains standing.

30 November 2017

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