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Run for your life from the job interviews from hell

Asking a candidate “Do you like foot massages?” is perhaps the stand-out question to feature in Protecting.co.uk’s compilation of job interviews from hell.

22 May 2017

READERS’ VIEWS: 15-19 MAY 2017

A weekly round-up of comments on recruiter.co.uk stories

Opinion 22 May 2017

Employers should be forced to provide feedback says campaign

A campaign lobbying government for new rules requiring employers to give candidate feedback post interview has been “extremely well received”.

APPOINTMENTS: 15-19 MAY 2017

This week’s appointments including: Aman, Argyll Scott, Eames Consulting Group, First Call Contract Services, Fox Rodney Search, Hasson Associates, Heidrick & Struggles, Kellogg's, Norman Broadbent, Phenom People, ZRG Partners

NEW TO THE MARKET: 15-19 MAY

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: 2B Interface, Graduate Talent Solutions, LinkedIn, MRL Group, Penrhyn International, Premier Group, Red Eagle, SymbaSync

New Rakuten software development centre in Belfast creates jobs

Japan-headquartered tech firm Rakuten is to set up a fintech software development centre in Belfast, with the creation of 20 jobs.

APPOINTMENTS: 8-12 MAY 2017

Latest appointments for this week including: Cast UK, Debenhams, DP Connect, England Associates, Peace Recruitment, Pedersen & Partners, Police Scotland

FINANCIALS: China’s 51job sees jump in revenue

51job, a provider of integrated HR services in China, has seen revenues jump 16% year-on-year, according to unaudited financial results for Q1 2017.

Companies 5 May 2017

Recruiters have key role in new diversity & inclusion standard

A new British Standards Institute Standard on Diversity and Inclusion (D&I), due to be officially launched tomorrow, identifies recruitment agencies as having a key role in improving the UK’s record on D&I in employment by attracting candidates from a wider talent pool.

Diversity/Inclusion 3 May 2017

Micky Flanagan takes on the Scrabbling Recruiter champ Smitheram

A recruitment consultant hit TV screens this week taking on comedian Micky Flanagan in a game of Scrabble.

3 May 2017

Ryding high on Orange Spirit

Budget airline easyJet’s head of talent acquisition James Ryding spoke to Recruiter’s Colin Cottell

Clegg urges recruiters to be a bridge between clients and candidates from ‘lower-caste’ backgrounds

With the UK suffering from a “social caste” system, recruiters need to be the bridge between clients and candidates to boost social mobility across the UK, according to former Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg.

As a recruitment leader are you inspiring your team to follow your lead?

People learn through observing others – how they act, how they react, how they make others feel.

Advice, Opinion 27 April 2017

Trying to fit square pegs into round holes?

The days are gone when new recruits knuckle down and accept whatever values are prevalent in the company they join.

Advice 26 April 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 24-28 APRIL 2017

Contracts and deals for week of 24-28 April 2017

Kandidate eyes European expansion after RiseHigh buy

Shoreditch-based HR tech firm Kandidate, which finds top talent for start-ups, is eyeing European expansion following its acquisition of talent matching platform RiseHigh.

Technology, Emerging talent 24 April 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 24-28 APRIL 2017

Latest appointments for week of 24-28 April 2017

In-house recruitment 24 April 2017

New to the market: 24-28 April 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry: 24-28 April 2017

Matt Churchward: Practise what we preach? Not us!

I was chatting recently to someone outside of recruitment, and they asked what was the hardest part of my job?

In-house recruitment 20 April 2017

Community careers: The Workplace

Guy Hayward is CEO of professional recruiter Goodman Masson and an expert on redefining the modern workplace.

In-house recruitment 20 April 2017
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Agile learning: The new frontier in candidate assessment

In today’s shifting world of candidate assessment, learning agility is one of the latest aspects to be assessed through gamification in the virtual world

19 April 2017
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Arrows Group aims at changing needs of clients

Global technology recruiter Arrows Group has completed a two-year strategic repositioning, aimed

18 April 2017
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Aristos pays English test for Philippines nurses

Putting social responsibility at the heart of business has proved a winning formula for internati

Talent management 18 April 2017

Airswift expands into Mozambique with JV Airswift Embrace

Global workforce solutions provider Airswift has launched a locally incorporated joint venture (JV) in Mozambique.

Emerging talent 12 April 2017

Andy Preacher joins ANDIE as group head of people UK

Insurer Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Company of Europe (ANDIE) has appointed Andy Preacher as group head of people and culture UK.

In-house recruitment 30 March 2017

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