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Recruiters advised to listen to the ‘hidden’ youth and re-educate employers

Recruiters have a key role to play in helping the UK’s 480,000 ‘hidden’ youth unemployed into work.

It’s the Year of the (recruitment) Dog!

It’s Chinese New Year and this year it’s the year of the dog. To mark this auspicious occasion Recruiter spoke with agencies that can call upon canine consultants.

16 February 2018

Blu Global fires consultant for discriminating against British driver

A recruitment consultant has been fired after telling a candidate her agency’s positions exclude British candidates.

Transport & logistics 15 February 2018

Heather DeLand: Flexibility

Flexibility is not just a job benefit, but better business outcomes

HR 15 February 2018

Ask the expert: March 2018

Q: Candidates are scarce in our sector and it’s limiting our growth. What can we do?

15 February 2018

REC’s Vallance to become interim CEO following Green’s departure

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s director of finance David Vallance is to assume the position of interim CEO, following Kevin Green’s departure on 15 March, until the new CEO is appointed.

13 February 2018

Carillion collapse fallout continues

Carillion's much publicised collapse has sent shockwaves in the recruitment industry as well.
 

Public sector, Engineering 12 February 2018

White gets APSCo accreditation at Right Time

Recruiter James White, the joint winner of last year’s Apprentice, has finally achieved APSCo accreditation after telling porkies about being APSCo-accredited during the interview process in last year’s competition.

IT/Telecoms 9 February 2018

ContractorCalculator’s Chaplin claims IR35 rules will be applied to private sector in April 2019

The founder of ContractorCalculator is warning controversial rules regarding off-payroll workers will be extended to the private sector from as early as April next year.

6 February 2018

It’s not all about recruitment – it’s the bass

Having an interest outside recruitment is a great way of letting off steam after work, according to a rock bass player and digital recruiter.

Creative/Digital/Media 12 January 2018

Recruiters urged to speak to candidates about controversial posts

Recruiters should have open and honest discussions with candidates about the detrimental effect their social media footprint could have on their job prospects.

Creative/Digital/Media, HR 11 January 2018

Administrators Deloitte still chasing Transline debts

Administrators of collapsed labour procurer Transline are chasing debts owed by its directors.

5 January 2018

Be clear over social media screening, recruiters are warned

Recruiters have been warned to be as clear as possible with candidates over their use of social media in the screening process on behalf of clients.

Creative/Digital/Media 4 January 2018
Alan-Furley-ISL

Do you know what is meant by 'gaming the system'?

We had a recruiter who wasn’t doing well. She’d been with us for a while, and although she was certainly working hard, she wasn’t making money.

 

HR 3 January 2018

Making sure candidates feel at Home

With high rates of unemployment, homelessness, various addictions, and other mental health and wellbeing problems, the residents of one of the UK’s largest social housing providers would not be the most obvious source of talent for most organisations.

21 December 2017

Ask the expert: January 2018

Q: How can I make performance reviews a more positive experience for the team and the business?

20 December 2017
James Saoulli

Rullion: Not resting on its laurels

Rullion CEO says he’s too busy planning the next 100 years

19 December 2017
James Parsons

New fund hits target for Parsons

Arrows Group Ventures is a new capital investment fund for the recruitment sector.

13 December 2017

Snow joke for Midlands recruiters

As large parts of the country awoke yesterday to a winter wonderland, recruiters have had mixed fortunes in terms of temps turning up for assignments and clients opening their doors this morning.

11 December 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 11-15 DECEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: CSG, Job Matrix, Key, NPAworldwide, REC, Recruitive

Retail, Engineering 11 December 2017

Government washing its hands of blacklisting says union

Unite has accused the government of washing its hands on the issue of blacklisting in the construction industry following a nationwide day of action by the trade union, which threatened to draw recruiters into the firing line.

Construction & property 7 December 2017

Vital Recruitment plans Christmas treat for one lucky worker

Working at Christmas can be miserable but one Peterborough-based recruiter is planning to make it a memorable occasion for one lucky worker this year.

Domino’s fears for future leaders post-Brexit

Domino’s Pizza is calling on the government to think carefully about how the country will recruit its future leaders in the hospitality industry before it dives any further into Brexit.

Hospitality/Leisure 6 December 2017

Recruiters advised to get indemnity against claims involving political social media posts

Recruiters have been warned to secure an indemnity from clients against claims brought by candidates who have been turned down due to political or religious social media posts.

Legal 5 December 2017

Trust Tech takes majority stake in gap personnel

Japan-based staffing business Trust Tech has paid £20.1m for 75% of shares in UK recruitment agency gap personnel.

Retail, Transport & logistics 4 December 2017

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