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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.

Sector Barometer shows signs of optimism for industry

Most recruiters are hitting or exceeding their targets, according to the latest Sector Barometer.

16 April 2018

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

Workforce Staffing helps ex-Toys R Us staff back to work

Dozens of staff facing unemployment, following the closure of the Toys R Us Coventry distribution centre, have been helped back into work by local recruiter Workforce Staffing.

Transport & logistics, HR 16 April 2018


This week’s appointments include: Eames, Green Park, Hays Talent Solutions, Heidrick & Struggles, LogicMelon, RecruitAbility, Sky Recruitment Specialists, TEAM, Tile Hill

Don’t always look on the bright side (of personality)

At a job interview, candidates try to present the best image of themselves.

HR 16 April 2018

Take staff mental health seriously, recruiters are warned

Recruiters have been warned to take consultant mental health seriously or risk being brought to tribunal.

Legal 12 April 2018

Flexible jobs for all and paternity pay for agency workers, recommends report

Employers could increasingly turn to agency workers to mitigate the effects of a report recommendation that all new jobs should be advertised as flexible.

9 April 2018

Pensions Regulator to prosecute senior staff of national recruitment firm

The Pensions Regulator has announced plans to prosecute a national recruitment firm, its directors and some of its senior staff on the suspicion they illegally opted employees out of their pension scheme.


This week’s launches include: cut-e, MERJE, Quanta Consultancy Services

Recruitment director fired for alleged fraud

A recruitment agency director has been fired ahead of appearing in court charged with fraudulently claiming more than £370k from his employer.

3 April 2018

Hudson appoints new CEO and finalises sale of operations

Jeffrey Eberwein has been appointed CEO at Hudson as the global talent solutions firm completes the sale of its recruitment and talent management operations in Europe and Asia Pacific.

Executive search, HR 3 April 2018

Dutch recruiter YoungCapital’s spoof spliff

A Dutch recruitment agency, who announced last week it was trialling the offer of a joint or a shot of alcohol in a bid to get candidates to relax at interview, has admitted the story was an April Fool’s joke.

3 April 2018


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

How to avoid misunderstandings

Public speaker and communications coach Karen O’Donnell offers advice on making your communication as clear as possible.

29 March 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.

MAC considers full impact of EEA migration on the UK

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) is currently assessing the full impact of European Economic Area migration on the UK.

28 March 2018

Recruiters urged to protect candidates against sexual harassment

Recruiters have been urged to protect their candidates by ensuring they are placed with reputable clients.

HR 27 March 2018

SThree opens STEM Centre of Excellence in Glasgow

International recruitment organisation SThree is to open a Centre of Excellence in Glasgow.

Life sciences, Engineering 23 March 2018
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Numbers in work rise, but employers still struggle to fill roles

While latest official figures point to yet a further increase in the number of people in work, evidence suggests employers are really struggling to fill roles.

21 March 2018


This week’s launches include: Airswift,, cut-e, Head Resourcing, LogicMelon, Norman Broadbent

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 20 March 2018


Andrew Vaughan, team manager at Advanced Resource Managers

20 March 2018

AI could be great, but don’t lose focus on the things that matter

Get the fundamentals of recruitment right before over-investing in technology.

IT/Telecoms 20 March 2018

Legal update: It’s consultation season…

In July 2017 Matthew Taylor delivered his Review of modern working practices (MT Review).

Legal 20 March 2018

Recruitment, robotics and connected devices

Rohit Talwar and fellow authors from Fast Future explore how robotics and connected devices can change the working lives of recruiters for the better.

16 March 2018

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