Apprentices/Grads/School leavers

Recruiters advised to listen to the ‘hidden’ youth and re-educate employers

Recruiters have a key role to play in helping the UK’s 480,000 ‘hidden’ youth unemployed into work.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 19-23 FEBRUARY 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Adecco Group, Alexander Mann Solutions, Firstsource Solutions, greenbean by NRG, REC, Search Consultancy

Technology, In-house recruitment 19 February 2018

Jardine Motors: tools of success

Providing the tools for new apprentices to succeed at Jardine Motors Group has paid off, according to group HR director Clare Martin.

In-house recruitment 13 February 2018

Metro Bank to recruit nearly 1,000 in 2018

A UK challenger bank is boosting the country’s financial sector to the tune of 900 new jobs this year.

In-house recruitment 9 February 2018
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Talent shortages lead to stronger demand for recruitment agencies says REC report

Employers are increasingly turning to recruitment agencies to fill roles as talent shortages bite, according to the latest IHS Markit/Recruitment & Employment Confederation report.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 5-9 FEBRUARY 2018

This week’s contracts and deals includes: Amrop, Carmichael Fisher Australia, Cranfield University, Groupe Adéquat, Nelson Chambers, Sigmar Recruitment, Workday

Supplier, In-house recruitment 6 February 2018

Levy makes apprenticeships ‘a bureaucratic nightmare’ says Cable

Sir Vince Cable (above, centre), leader of the Liberal Democrats, has slammed the government’s Apprenticeship Levy, claiming it has resulted in apprenticeships becoming “a bureaucratic nightmare” and that “it has wrecked apprenticeships”.

BMW launches latest apprenticeship scheme

Automotive giant BMW is on the hunt for 60 new apprentices.

In-house recruitment 16 January 2018

Government’s careers strategy neglects older workers

The government’s careers strategy fails to adequately address the support needed for older workers wanting to learn new skills, according to UK professional people development body CIPD.

Diversity/Inclusion 8 December 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 4-8 DECEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: de Poel, Fusion Lifestyle, Head Medical, Hesketh James, ICON Training

4 December 2017
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Industry calls for rethink after apprentice numbers plummet

Industry experts are calling for a rethink of the government’s Apprenticeship Levy scheme after the latest figures revealed a dramatic fall in those applying for places.

Stay true to yourself: Lee McQueen’s advice to The Apprentice hopeful James White

Former IT recruiter and winner of The Apprentice Lee McQueen says his best advice to current recruitment industry hopeful James White is to trust in his entrepreneurial skills as a recruiter, and “to be himself”.

24 November 2017

Enisca Group takes on 29 new recruits in Cookstown

Northern Ireland’s engineering sector is to be boosted as a result of Cookstown-based Enisca Group taking on new staff.

In-house recruitment 7 November 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 6-10 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: Acorn Group, Astute Payroll, Bullhorn, MOVE Guides, Rare, Tribe Recruitment, Vacancy Filler

Supplier, Technology 7 November 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 30-OCTOBER – 3 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: Class People, Encore Personnel, Frontline Recruitment, Morson Group, ResourceBank

In-house recruitment 31 October 2017

Sturgeon launches campaign to encourage school leavers into childcare

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has launched a recruitment campaign aimed at encouraging school leavers into nursery and childcare careers.

In-house recruitment 24 October 2017

Review intern hiring policies, lawyers warn recruitment departments

Recruitment departments should review intern hiring policies in light of renewed calls to ban unpaid internships.

Legislation/Regulation 23 October 2017

‘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.

Technology, Diversity/Inclusion 19 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”.

Emerging talent 18 October 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 16-20 OCTOBER 2017

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

16 October 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 16-20 OCTOBER 2017

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

Supplier, Technology 16 October 2017

Ford launches recruitment drive for technicians

Ford dealers across the UK are recruiting for 1,000 trained technicians armed with software, electronic and electrical skills.

In-house recruitment 2 October 2017

Barrhead Travel to create 100+ jobs

Travel agents Barrhead Travel is to create 105 new jobs over the coming months.

In-house recruitment 5 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.

In-house recruitment 4 September 2017

Fewer students mean new opportunities for graduate recruiters

Graduate recruiters are having to contend with growing numbers of A-Level students spurning university to move directly into the world of work.

Technology, Emerging talent 17 August 2017

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