Apprentices/Grads/School leavers

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 9-13 APRIL 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Abacus Professional Recruitment, Immersive Labs, Optionis

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 3-6 APRIL 2018

This week’s contracts & deals include: Amrop, Brazen, Havas People, JVP Group, Katon Direct, Miramar Global, Redthread, Woodburn Mann

Jobseekers get a shot at a new role with YoungCapital

A recruitment agency in the Netherlands has hit upon a rather unusual approach to get candidates to relax at interview – by offering them a joint or shot of alcohol.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 26-29 MARCH 2018

This week’s launches include: Acas, Harvey Nash, ProClinical, Remedium Partners

Supplier, Temporary workforce 27 March 2018

Are you an emailer from hell?

Are you guilty of sending candidates vague or shouty emails using exclamation marks, or with profound quotes?

26 March 2018
We know that our industry is experiencing financial growth, but the challenge is keeping up with that by attracting and retaining the best recruitment talent.

Apprenticeships and your business

We know that our industry is experiencing financial growth, but the challenge is keeping up with that by attracting and retaining the best recruitment talent. 
 

22 March 2018
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Chancellor’s promise of £80m for apprentices given mixed reception

The Chancellor Philip Hammond’s announcement of a £80m boost to apprenticeships has been given a mixed reception by recruiters, with one telling Recruiter that more money was not the answer.

Choose your apprenticeship provider carefully, says Recruiter Awards winner

Choosing an apprentice provider you can trust and build a relationship with is a key aspect of a successful apprenticeship programme.

Emerging talent 9 March 2018

Lookers gets revved up to take on new apprentices

National motor retailer Lookers has added 160 new apprentice positions.

Be wary of NMW when going down the internship route, recruiters are warned

Recruiters have been urged to exercise caution when offering unpaid internships or risk reputational damage and falling foul of National Minimum Wage rules.

Legislation/Regulation 6 March 2018

MAEL doubles apprenticeship intake for 2018

Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) is doubling its apprentice intake in 2018.

Emerging talent 6 March 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 5-9 MARCH 2018

This week’s launches include: Airswift, Appointments Personnel, Erecruit, Gleeson Recruitment Group, Head Resourcing, Prospects, Solvo Vir, Uptree

NEW TO THE MARKET: 26 FEBRUARY-2 MARCH 2018

This week’s launches include: REC, UK government

Supplier 1 March 2018

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

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