Technology

Don’t jump into new sectors to beat the impact of AI, recruiters are advised

Recruiters shouldn’t jump into sectors radically different to the ones in which they currently operate to survive the march of the machines.

FINANCIALS: Parity Group trading in line with expectations

Parity Group is trading in line with expectations, according to a statement released ahead of the technology staffing specialist's annual general meeting.

IT/Telecoms 24 May 2018
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Mobile-first indexing

Time to get your site mobile.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 21-25 MAY 2018

This week’s launches include: Chad Harrison International, ClickIQ, Recruitd

Baltimore Consulting leaves Opus as Kenny heads MBO

Public and third sector recruiter Baltimore Consulting, part of the Opus Talent Solutions Group, has just completed a management buyout for £1.4m.

Facebook uses live streaming as one strand to attract talent

Social media giant Facebook is using tools such as its own live streaming service Facebook Live in its arsenal of recruitment activities to attract new talent, one of its EMEA recruiters has said.

Unemployment drop hides fear of productivity fall and labour market drying up

Unemployment has fallen to 1.42m, according to latest official figures from the Office for National Statistics.

Northern Ireland Fieldmotion launches recruitment drive

A Northern Ireland-based software firm has launched a recruitment drive to help it grow its US client base.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 14-18 MAY 2018

This week’s launches include: LGBT Great, LinkedIn, Vettery

Indeed’s parent Recruit Holdings snaps up Glassdoor

Japan-headquartered Recruit Holdings Co, the parent company of job search engine Indeed, is to acquire workplace review site Glassdoor for $1.2bn (£890m).

IT/Telecoms, HR 9 May 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 8-11 MAY 2018

This week’s launches include: Russell Taylor Group, Talenthon

IT/Telecoms 9 May 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 30 APRIL–4 MAY 2018

This week’s appointments include: AESC, ARC, Armstrong Craven, Audeliss, Berry Recruitment Group, Carestaff Solutions, Cream Soda, Heidrick & Struggles, Miramar Global, MLA, Riviera Partners, Whitehall Resources, Zachary Daniels

Retail, Marketing 30 April 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 30 APRIL–4 MAY 2018

This week’s launches include: EPM Scientific, Frank Recruitment Group, How to Bill Big, Invenias

Sales, Life sciences 30 April 2018

FINANCIALS: Ellis hails ‘outstanding performance’ of Harvey Nash’s UK and Ireland business

Albert Ellis, CEO of professional technology recruiter Harvey Nash, has highlighted the “outstanding performance” of the UK business, as the group announced record revenues for the year ended 31 January 2018.

Connexin set to create jobs at Hull data centre

Internet firm Connexin is set to create 60 new jobs at a new £5m data centre due to be opened in Hull in December.

Retail, Sales 25 April 2018

More investment needed to avoid cyber brain drain

More investment is needed if the UK is to retain the talent needed to defend itself against a growing wave of cyber attacks, according to cyber security recruiters.

APPOINTMENTS: 23-27 APRIL 2018

This week’s appointments include: AMS, APSCo, Audeliss, Endorsed, Frontline Recruitment, Goodman Masson, Macildowie, Oakwell Hampton, RED Commerce

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Blockchain technology: New kid on the block

The application of blockchain technology in recruitment is only in its infancy, but many believe it is just a matter of time before it drives real change in the industry.

16 April 2018
Adrian Love

Create talent to tackle diversity

Talent management alone is not enough to improve the diversity of your workforce.

IT/Telecoms, HR 16 April 2018
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Maximise performance by managing your data

The correct use of data can really make a difference to maximing the performance of consultants and your business.

16 April 2018
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Recruiters' chain link

Blockchain does not threaten the existence of recruitment agencies, but can enhance their role.

16 April 2018
DeeDee Doke, editor

Editor's Leader MAY 2018

With May comes the date for one of the most important events of the year – the Recruiter Awards!

16 April 2018

Webinar shows how to use data to kickstart a poorly performing consultant

What’s the secret to improving the performance of a consultant whose effectiveness has dipped?

13 April 2018

Quilvest Private Equity acquires Phaidon International

Micro-specialist recruiter Phaidon International has been acquired by Quilvest Private Equity, the private equity arm of the Quilvest Group.

Nakama CFO resigns as Australian tax difficulties mount

Angus Watson has stepped down as chief financial officer at Nakama Group, as the international recruiter warned of difficulties its Australian subsidiaries may encounter in meeting outstanding tax payments.

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