In Depth

Welcome to the UK

As PM Theresa May spells out her radical vision of the UK’s post-Brexit immigration system, Colin Cottell looks at how some sectors could be more affected than others

Turning recruitment on its head

Colin Cottell meets the latest breed of recruiters and looks at how their models go against recruitment conventions but strike a chord with candidates and clients alike.

19 September 2018

Pitching for culture

Amazon’s EMEA tech campus recruiting lead Katie George’s enthusiasm must give her the edge in the fierce competition to attract graduates on campus. Dee Dee Doke went to meet her

Marketing & Sales, Retail 13 August 2018

Employability: A sporting chance

How Street Elite is recruiting young people off the streets for work via the lure of sport.

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Under Forward Role's wing

Recruitment start-ups are nothing new, but a recruiter helping non-recruitment businesses start up and flourish is a radical concept. Colin Cottell met the directors in Manchester to find out more

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Employability: Cracking the re-offending code

A project that trains prisoners in coding skills is helping turn the lives of ex-offenders round.

IT/Telecoms 18 June 2018
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Bev White: Values driven

Purpose, passion and conviction are some of the values that CEO of Gi Group UK Bev White shares with the company’s founder and the business. Colin Cottell met up with her

Employability: ASTRiiD shines light on pool of lost workers

Recruiter’s Charity of the Year ASTRiiD on its aim to help people with long-term medical conditions find work.

24 May 2018
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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

Employability: Bringing the bar-riers down

An initiative between industrial manufacturing firm Jablite and HM Prison (HMP) Ford is revealing the benefits of an enlightened approach to those detained at Her Majesty’s pleasure.

Industrial/Manufacturing, HR 15 March 2018

PageGroup: Diverse strands

Keeping diversity & inclusion at the top of PageGroup’s agenda falls to directors Sheri Hughes (left) and Sarah Kirk (right).

14 February 2018

Guide to Recruitment Technology 2018: An eventful year ahead

Software developers tell us what we can expect from their products in the coming year and what technology-related trends will have the biggest impact

16 January 2018

Day dream believers

Healthcare recruiter Day Webster tops the Recruiter FAST 50 charts but its founders plan on even greater success in the future.

Healthcare/Medical 16 January 2018
A clear employer brand is central to business growth success, but establishing it does bring certain challenges, reports Colin Cottell

Employer brand: A question of identity

A clear employer brand is central to business growth success, but establishing it does bring certain challenges, reports Colin Cottell

14 November 2017

Looking different

Cordant Group’s vision of a social enterprise certainly makes it stand out from the crowd. Colin Cottell reports

Marketing & Sales, Education 19 October 2017

Age Positive Executive Search is on a mission

Age bias is being tackled head on by a recruitment start-up firm

19 October 2017

Recite Me helps with employability

A software tool levels the playing field for people with a range of disabilities.

19 September 2017

Second wind

The recruiters who use the money gained from selling their businesses to invest in other companies.

19 September 2017

Papworth Trust takes away the fear of 'work' from its clients

Papworth Trust is using a novel and counter-intuitive approach to supporting its clients into employment.

16 August 2017

Inclusion key for in-house resourcing

As organisations adapt to an ever-changing business world, in-house recruiters are finding new ways to seek out talent.
 

PageGroup partners with Mencap

Astoundingly just 6% of people with a learning disability in the UK are in paid employment.
 

19 July 2017
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Flexible workspace freedom

Recruiters are big users of shared workspaces, enjoying the flexibility they offer. Colin Cottell and Greg Pitcher investigate

19 July 2017
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Luck of the Irish?

One result of the UK’s decision to leave the EU has been the home guard of recruiters looking to set up stall in the Irish Republic. Colin Cottell reports
 

18 July 2017
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AI changes face values

Are recruiters right to fear the rise in facial recognition software technology?

HR 19 June 2017
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Recruiting beyond the thin blue line

Winners of two of the 2017 Recruiter Awards demonstrate that recruitment is pushing the boundaries among Britain’s police forces.

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