Emerging talent

Demand for local Saudi talent on the increase, says Hays

Hays is reporting increased demand for its services to source local talent in Saudi Arabia, as the kingdom makes progress with its Saudi Vision 2030 programme.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 16-20 APRIL 2018

This week’s launches include: Airport Placements Ltd, Airswift, Arctic Shores, Berwick Partners, Coresco, GBG, Heidrick & Struggles, HR Certification Institute, Insight Global, Microdec

Talent adviser: a team sport

The best recruiting teams are those that recognise and support talent advisers, those who make informed staffing decisions based on their knowledge and expertise.

HR 16 April 2018

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.

APPOINTMENTS: 19-23 MARCH 2018

This week’s appointments include: Acorn, Ducatus Partners, Eames Consulting Group, Eden Scott, McDonalds, Opus Talent Solutions, Remedium Partners, RS Components, Talent Plus, Textkernel, Thomas International

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 19 March 2018

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.

MAEL doubles apprenticeship intake for 2018

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

Prince William helps ex-military step into jobs in the NHS

Prince William has launched a nationwide campaign aimed at helping military veterans, their partners and dependants find work in the NHS.

Work for NASA? It’s child’s play

NASA’s search for a planetary protection officer has attracted an application from a nine-year-old New Jersey resident.

Engineering 9 August 2017

Boeing Sheffield boosts future manufacturing skills hopes post-Brexit

Recruiters have welcomed the boost to UK manufacturing and development of future skills as a result of Boeing Sheffield being given the go-ahead.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 17-21 JULY 2017

This week’s contracts and deals, including: Genesis Employment Services, Hays Talent Solutions, National Locums, NonStop Recruitment, TAPFIN, Workday Human Capital Management

When a crisis strikes, define what good looks like

It’s vital to define what good looks like when recruiting to continue to bring talent into crisis-hit organisations, according to Carrie Birmingham (pictured), former director of News UK.

HR 13 July 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 10-14 JULY 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Bright Network, Jonathan Lee Recruitment, McGinley Group, Odro

Have you made the Investing in Talent Awards shortlist?

The shortlist has been announced for the Recruiter Investing in Talent Awards 2017 (see full list below).

28 June 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 26-30 JUNE 2017

This week’s appointments include: Beyond Associés, Clear Company, Gattaca, House of Fraser, IQX, Futurestep, Kentemp Recruitment & Staffing, Mazda Motors UK, Peace Recruitment, Raw Talent Academy, TeamJobs

Marketing & Sales, Retail 26 June 2017
Job search

Gen Y and millennials more likely to work abroad

Generation Y and millennials are more likely to seek new global assignments than their older peers, according to research from The RES Forum.

16 June 2017

Ex-hurdler’s advice for recruiters on finding ex-sports pros

If recruiters want to dip into the talent pool of ex-sports professionals, look for the parallels between performing in sport and in business.

15 June 2017

REC turns to ex-employment minister to head commission

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation has turned to a former employment minister to lead its new ‘Future of Jobs’ commission.

13 June 2017

Chinese students flock to Australia to plug gap in China’s wine industry

Chinese students are heading to South Australia to study winemaking to plug a talent winemaking shortage in China’s own wine industry.

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”.

London’s courts on diverse recruitment drive for magistrates

London’s courts are reaching out to people from all ages and communities to fill 350 magistrates’ roles.

Legal 2 May 2017

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.

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.

HR 24 April 2017

Gorkana blocks unpaid internship job ads

Gorkana’s job board has moved to no longer allow “expenses only” internship vacancies to be posted to the site.

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