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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...

22 November 2017

Australia study reveals endemic exploitation of temporary migrant workers

A major new study has found evidence of widespread and endemic exploitation of foreign temporary workers in Australia.

Temporary workforce 22 November 2017

MP proposals on ‘gig’ employer crackdown good news for recruiters

Proposals from a cross-party group of MPs to crackdown on ‘gig economy’ employers exploiting loopholes in employment law will be welcome news for recruiters.

GLAA looks into exploitation in London

Investigators from the Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) employed their new powers during a week of action looking into reports of possible labour exploitation in London.

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?

In-house recruitment 17 November 2017

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?

Deliveroo ruling raises more questions over gig economy

While labour law body the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC) has ruled that riders for online food delivery company Deliveroo are self-employed, questions remain over the status of individuals engaged in work across the gig economy.

16 November 2017

Travelodge opens hotels and creates new jobs

Budget hotel chain Travelodge is creating 140 new jobs as it expands and opens up seven new hotels across the UK in the run-up to Christmas.

In-house recruitment 15 November 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 13-17 NOVEMBER 2017

This week’s new product, offices and offerings include: CHOOZ, Geektastic, Gumtree, PMP Recruitment, RealRec, Thomas International

Supplier, Technology 14 November 2017

Waterworld expands and creates new jobs in Stoke-on-Trent

A Stoke-on-Trent aqua park is to create 100 new jobs thanks to a £10m expansion.

In-house recruitment 26 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.

In-house recruitment 26 September 2017

Weak pound hits labour-short sectors despite PM’s Brexit speech

A weakened pound in the wake of Brexit is causing employers in labour-short sectors to increase pay in order to secure talent, recruiters say.

TfL’s Uber decision highlights vulnerability of gig workers

Transport for London’s decision to not issue ride hailing app Uber’s private hire licence highlights the precarious nature of gig working, say lawyers.

Temporary workforce 25 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.

Your recruitment business 25 September 2017

Jobs boost as China’s Ctrip opens call centre in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s commercial sector is to be boosted by the creation of 200 customer service jobs.

In-house recruitment 20 September 2017

Blue Arrow pays for mistake after sending worker on shift to closed factory

A caterer, who was sent on a 50-mile round trip to work at a factory that turned out to be closed, has been reimbursed and paid an additional £100 by the hospitality recruiter.

Profiling promises to transform volume recruitment

Social media data profiling is the next frontier for recruiters.

Technology, Emerging talent 19 September 2017

Star Wars Ep IX looks for new recruits

A casting agency is recruiting extras to appear in the ninth installment about the battle between good and evil in a galaxy far, far away.

Temporary workforce 18 September 2017

Ex-recruiter Porter helps Essex to become county champions

The determination and drive that made the leading wicket taker in this year’s County Cricket Championship a successful recruiter has helped his county become champions.

15 September 2017

Linguistica Recruitment strikes a chord for Fender’s new HQ

A recruiter based on the South Coast is working with guitar-making giant Fender to recruit staff for its new European headquarters in East Grinstead, Sussex.

In-house recruitment 15 September 2017

Sir Bradley advises recruiters on how to be successful

Recruiters live for that burst of adrenaline in making a placement but letting it dictate how you behave will hinder your performance.

14 September 2017

To cut a long story short, Spandau Ballet needs a lead singer

One of the most famous UK bands of the 1980s is recruiting for a lead singer.

14 September 2017

On your bike – bicycle jobs boom in China

Songstress Katie Melua once sang about there being nine million bicycles in Beijing.

In-house recruitment 11 September 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 SEPTEMBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Capita, Cooper Lomaz, Empresaria, Gilson Gray, Human One, Kingsbridge Group, Recruitment Solutions (NW), RedLaw, Savannah Group, SThree, TEAM

Technology 11 September 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 11-15 SEPTEMBER 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: BlueFinity, cut-e, Elitegroup, FleishmanHillard Fishburn, Monster, NC Associates, PAPA, S2recruitment.co.uk, Supertemps

Supplier, Technology 11 September 2017

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