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Smack the phoney: how to beat imposter syndrome

“I still doubt myself every single day. What people believe is my self-confidence is actually my reaction to fear.” Will Smith

23 November 2017

Budget ‘a win’ for the UK engineering and technical job market, says Fircroft COO

The Budget is good news for the UK’s engineering and technical market, according to a sector specialist.

What recruiters should look out for in today’s Budget

Today’s Budget has been widely trailed, but what should recruiters look out for when Chancellor Philip Hammond stands at the despatch box in the House of Commons today?

22 November 2017

ASA rules Developing Your Potential Recruitment posted ‘misleading’ job ads

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has upheld a complaint that a Leicester employment agency posted misleading job adverts.

Public sector, Marketing 22 November 2017

Don’t be too restrictive with your restrictive covenants, warns Lawspeed

The importance of properly drafted restrictive covenants has been highlighted in a recent decision by the Court of Appeal.

Legal, HR 21 November 2017

Five ways to help your people find their purpose

Irrelevant of whether your organisation employs one, 10, 100s or 1000s of people, the businesses racing ahead are the ones who are focused on helping your people find their purpose, both professionally and personally.

HR 17 November 2017

Despite being fired, Shah recommends recruiters should try and get hired on The Apprentice

Would-be Apprentice candidates from the recruitment industry should think outside the box if they plan on pitching a new recruitment agency to Lord Sugar.

IT/Telecoms 17 November 2017

Today’s guru industry: more Self-Harm than Self-Help?

As recruiters we’re encouraged to look at our personal development and to help our clients develop too – but where should we go for help?

16 November 2017

Heather DeLand: Stop trying to recruit Millennials with your CSR record

Don't treat Millennials any differently – every generation is special.

HR 14 November 2017

Three tests to measure the strength of your USP

There are lots of recruitment companies out there – and most of them claim to be ‘the best’ or the ‘most cost effective’ or to offer a ‘bespoke, tailored service’.

Rec-to-rec 3 November 2017

Recruiters warned not to follow Japanese firm and compensate non-smokers

Recruiters would be ill advised to follow the example of a company in Japan and give non-smoking consultants additional leave as compensation for ‘lost cigarette breaks’.

2 November 2017

Recruiting wellness

How to use wellness to maximise peak performance at work.

30 October 2017

Rules to stop recruiter banter turning into sexual harassment

Recruiters have been warned to ensure they have the right training and procedures in place to guard against banter on the sales floor escalating into sexual harassment and tribunals.

25 October 2017

‘Racist’ South African job ad serves as warning to recruiters subcontracting work

Recruiters have been warned to tread carefully when subcontracting work in light of a ‘racist’ job advert placed on behalf of a South African TV channel.

APPOINTMENTS: 23-27 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Acorn, Eames Consulting Group, Magdalen Marketing Agency, Oceans Group, Realm Recruit

Marketing, Transport & logistics 24 October 2017

Rullion shuts Leeds office as it focuses on large-scale outsourcing

Recruitment expert Rullion is refocusing its operations within construction and infrastructure on national accounts and large-scale outsourced solutions, resulting in the closure of its Leeds branch.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 23-27 OCTOBER 2017

This week’s new product, offices and offerings include: Acorn, Adecco, ADP, Kalcrest Site Services, Propel London, YOSS

Top 10 socially engaged recruitment agencies

Hays, PageGroup and Adecco all feature in LinkedIn’s 2017 rankings for most socially engaged large recruitment agencies, but who has come where in the list?

Gregory Allen: Sharing my experiences to develop future talent

Cold-calling recruiters have a lot to learn.

HR 19 October 2017

GDPR: Age of consent

Next May’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may be causing recruiters, umbrella companies and payroll providers a headache now, but ignoring it will bring about a full-on migraine, as Colin Cottell discovers.

19 October 2017

Unemployment remains at record levels low despite Brexit uncertainty

UK unemployment remains at record levels, according to official data released by the Office for National Statistics this morning.

Terrorism big risk factor for firms sending workers abroad

Global terrorism features prominently among the biggest risks facing recruiters and other firms sending workers overseas, according to findings from global mobility specialist Santa Fe Relocation.

18 October 2017

Recruiters seize the day

The latest Recruitment Sector Barometer shows recruiters are making hay while the sun shines.

18 October 2017

Management threat

Why you are the biggest single threat to your business.

16 October 2017

Emotional AI: Putting the human element into technology

Recruiters have become used to artificial intelligence (AI) beavering away in the background on tasks such as search-and-match and CV sifting, but two new products show it is only just starting to demonstrate its true potential.

Marketing, IT/Telecoms 16 October 2017

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