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Don’t have a ruff day – bring your dog to work

It’s Bring Your Dog to Work Day, so to celebrate Recruiter trotted round the corner and spoke to consultants at Farringdon-based Profiles Creative about their part-time resident pooch, French bulldog Pudding.

Rec-to-rec 23 June 2017

Suits you – or does it? Goodman Masson brings in relaxed dress code

Goodman Masson’s new dress code reflects the nature of the changing workplace, according to the financial recruiter’s CEO Guy Hayward.

Candidates, how to rub recruiters up the wrong way

Arrogant or rude candidates need not to apply, if research from CV-Library is anything to go by.

Rec-to-rec 22 June 2017

Gregory Allen: Research firms maintain the flow

Recently someone said to me: "Are you supercharging your pipeline?"

HR 20 June 2017

My Brilliant Recruitment Career: Nicholas Kidson

We look into the background of people working in recruitment to see what their aspirations were when they were younger – and what makes them tick today...

HR 20 June 2017

AMV launches permanent half-time job initiative

Advertising agency AMV BBDO is boosting its number of permanent half-time jobs for people who may have taken a career break to care for children or a sick family member.

Marketing & Sales, HR 15 June 2017

Antal Russia ‘coming back to family’, says Goodwin after FiveTen deal

Tony Goodwin has told Recruiter Antal Russia “is coming back to the family” after completing a multi-million pound deal to buy back Antal Russia and the Antal CIS business from FiveTen Group. Goodwin sold Antal Russia to FiveTen in 2008 at a price some observers put at £10m.

14 June 2017


Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including:, JVP Group, Lyons Personnel, NHS Employers, Redstone Talent Consulting, Stafforce, Woodrow Mercer


This week’s appointments include: Chad Harrison International, Cognitive Group, Heidrick & Struggles, IIC Partners, ManpowerGroup, REC, RTM, Rutherford Briant Recruitment, Sheffield Haworth, The Adecco Group, TrueBlue, Woodrow Mercer

Unite People aims for huge growth in launch year

A construction recruitment firm that launched earlier this year has outlined major growth plans.

PageGroup executives’ bonus scheme under fire at AGM

An incentive plan that could see executives at PageGroup earning almost four times their base salary through one bonus scheme received significant opposition at the recruitment giant’s AGM yesterday.

A quarter of recruiters think Brexit will be good for their business

One in four recruiters believe the UK’s exit from the EU will have a positive impact on their business, according to research.

7 June 2017

Ex-Randstad manager launches Jigsaw Staffing with Bluestones

Former Randstad UK manager Craig Barclay has launched his own recruitment firm in partnership with investor Bluestones.

InterQuest shareholders reject latest offer by Chisbridge

Eleven InterQuest shareholders have backed rejection of the offer for the firm made by a group of its senior managers.

IT/Telecoms 6 June 2017

TFS Healthcare hosts fellow recruiter following terror attack

IT recruitment specialist NEXERE has temporarily moved into the offices of a neighbouring recruiter today, with its own base still behind a police cordon following Saturday night’s terror attack.

Cpl Resources buys RIG Healthcare Group for £8.1m

Dublin-headquartered recruiter Cpl Resources has agreed a deal to buy 91% of staffing specialist RIG Healthcare Group for £8.1m.

Ex-Michael Page manager launches new recruitment business

A former Michael Page manager has launched his own marketing recruitment business.

Marketing & Sales 6 June 2017

Candidate availability for permanent roles plummets finds Report on Jobs

Availability of candidates for permanent roles has plummeted at its quickest rate for almost two years, research has revealed.

London attacks affect recruiters’ businesses

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) and a number of recruitment agencies have not opened their offices in and around Borough High Street today as police activity continues in the area following Saturday’s attacks.

5 June 2017

Use of recruitment agencies set to plummet says CIPD research

More than half of HR professionals expect their organisation to cut their use of recruitment agencies this year, according to research.

HR 5 June 2017


This week’s appointments include: C&D Group, Fawkes & Reece, Gattaca, Harrier Human Capital, Heidrick & Struggles, The Classroom Partnership

Public sector, Education 5 June 2017

Morson mocks-up comic book hero profiles to entice mortals to apply for jobs

A social media marketing campaign launched by Morson Group involving famous fictional engineers Darth Vader, the Incredible Hulk and Iron Man has successfully attracted job applications for some of their vacant roles.

Marketing, Engineering 26 May 2017
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Anna-Jane Niznikowska: Look to Glastonbury for good staff

How Glastonbury ticket buyers possess all the qualities needed – not just for lower-skilled positions but even for the most high-powered jobs.

HR 26 May 2017

Ask the expert: June 2017

Alex Arnot, the SME Coach, answers questions to help your recruitment business.

26 May 2017

AI revolution: improving the entire employment cycle

From candidate sourcing and recruitment to retention, artificial intelligence (AI) can potentially help organisations improve their performance throughout the employment cycle, attendees heard at a recent morning seminar in London. DeeDee Doke reports from the event.

HR 25 May 2017

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