Banking/Financial services

Goldman Sachs adopts personality test for recruitment

Goldman Sachs is to use a ‘personality test’ to recruit for its banking, trading and finance and risk divisions, according to the investment banking giant’s global head of recruiting.

11 August 2017

FINANCIALS: US TrueBlue sees decline in revenue

US blue-collar recruiter TrueBlue has seen revenue decline 9% year-on-year, according to Q2 2016 results.

Financials 1 August 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 31 JULY-4 AUGUST 2017

This week’s appointments include: Adapt Rec2Rec, BIE Executive, Eden Scott, Norman Broadbent Group, Visibility, Volcanic, Woodrow Mercer Finance, Workforce Recruitment

Supplier, Technology 31 July 2017

Shareholders step forward to back Chisbridge bid for InterQuest

More shareholders have come forward to back Chisbridge's bid to acquire technology recruiter InterQuest.

Technology 28 July 2017

Harvey Nash shares moves to AIM from LSE

Harvey Nash has moved from the main market of the London Stock Exchange to AIM (Alternative Investment Market).

Financials, Technology 28 July 2017
FSB members want to keep EU trade easy / Ikon : 11591254

FINANCIALS: Heidrick & Struggles sees slight rise in revenue

Global executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles has seen a marginal increase in revenue for the quarter ended 30 June 2017.

Financials, Technology 25 July 2017

Public finds hospitality sector has most intimidating professionals

Recruiters could carve out a niche for themselves by supplying non-intimidating candidates to hotels and bars, if new research is anything to go by.

In-house recruitment 24 July 2017

FINANCIALS: Sellick Partnership sees turnover up 10%

Sellick Partnership has seen turnover increase 10% year-on-year, according to the company’s annual results.

Financials 21 July 2017

Don’t ignore business in Brexit debate, Cook warns

The group CEO of specialist recruiter nGAGE has warned the views of business need to be heard in the current debate about Brexit.

AG Outsourcing creates nearly 500 jobs in Scotland

A call centre firm is to create around 500 new jobs in Scotland.

In-house recruitment 19 July 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 17-21 JULY 2017

This week’s appointments include: DP Connect, Genesis Employment Services, Harper Harrison, National Locums, Sky Recruitment Solutions, Woodrow Mercer

Technology 18 July 2017
Paul Annis

Annis is proud of his Purple Halo

Former SALT Asia-Pacific Paul Annis leads new digital recruitment agency Purple Halo
 

17 July 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 17-21 JULY 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Cielo, Energize Recruitment Solutions, England Associates, Gowling WLG, Oliver James Ireland, ThisWay Global, Vidu, Working Free

FINANCIALS: PageGroup profits fall in UK despite overall rise

Global recruiter PageGroup has seen UK gross profit drop 4.5% year-on-year, according to results for the second quarter of the year.

Financials 11 July 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 10-14 JULY 2017

This week’s appointments include: Eames Consulting Group, Hays, Jagex, Jonathan Lee Recruitment, Sky Recruitment Solutions, Woodrow Mercer

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 10-14 JULY 2017

This week’s contracts and deals, including: Capita, FCSA, MOVE Guides, Reed Hamilton, TheXecutives, ZRG Partners

Supplier, Technology 10 July 2017

Perm placements rise sharply says Report on Jobs

Permanent placements rose rise sharply again in June, despite the rate of expansion easing slightly on May’s 25-month high, according to the latest Markit/REC ‘Report on Jobs’.

FINANCIALS: Banking specialist Huntswood sees drop in profits

Banking and compliance staffing specialist Huntswood has seen a drop in year-on-year profit, according to results for the year to 30 September 2016.

Financials 5 July 2017

FINANCIALS: NFI increases for Nakama, Prime People and Harvey Nash moves to AIM

Global recruiters Nakama and Prime People have both seen increases in net fee income for the last financial year.

Financials, Technology 30 June 2017

LMA’s Singapore director Clem Cull loses battle with cancer

Clem Cull, a director at banking, compliance, HR and secretarial staffing specialist LMA Recruitment’s Singapore operation, has died at the age of 43 following a battle with cancer.

29 June 2017

FINANCIALS: Harvey Nash reveals acquisition plans

Harvey Nash says the immediate outlook for its business is “positive” and is planning to hit the acquisition trail over the next year.

Financials, Technology 29 June 2017

Settled status for EU workers good for UK plc

Recruiters have welcomed government plans granting EU workers “settled status” post-Brexit as good for UK plc and for the hiring of talent into the recruitment sector itself.

Legislation/Regulation 26 June 2017

Computershare to create 300 jobs in Edinburgh

Australian financial services company Computershare is to create 300 new jobs over the next three to four years at a new technology centre of excellence in Edinburgh.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 26-30 JUNE 2017

This week’s contracts and deals, including Amrop, CIPD, Driver Hire, Gravitas Recruitment Group, Hays Talent Solutions, Kubrick Group, Liquid Careers, N-Trust Care Services, Nakama, Recruitive Software, Sheffield Haworth

Supplier, Technology 26 June 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 26-30 JUNE 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Airswift, Argyll Scott, BSI, Cartus Corporation, CILT, National Locums, NonStop Recruitment, Talentpuddle, Technically Compatible, The Best Connection

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