April 2019

Training: A personal approach

Andy Schafer, senior consultant at construction specialist Trade Recruitment, explains why finding the right trainer is as important as tailoring a course to your company’s needs.

11 March 2019
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IRP March 2019: Closing the gender pay gap

Simon Blockley, chief executive, Guidant Global on closing the gender pay gap.

11 March 2019
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IRP April 2019: Building a trusted business

Clare Alderton, managing director, A1 Locums on building a trusted business.

11 March 2019

Legal update: Brexit and EU workers

The REC helps answer questions over the supply of EU workers.

Legal, HR 11 March 2019

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Big talking point: Resourcing the right way

The Good Recruitment Campaign is one of the most important campaigns the REC has ever run. Recruitment Matters explains why recruiters should be a part of it

2018 turnover up 6.8%

The latest real-time information from the RIB Index shows that, having achieved a year-on-year average (YoY) monthly increase in turnover of 9.7% across 2017, the median RIB recruiter averaged a 6.8% increase across January-December 2018.

The Intelligence: Labour and skills shortages on the rise

For all the recent political uncertainty, one immense challenge facing UK businesses has remained constant: labour and skills shortages.

11 March 2019

Hadley's comment: The bigger picture...

We must focus on the issues that matter, says Tom Hadley, REC director of policy and professional services.

11 March 2019
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The View: Help us to help you!

The REC needs you to get involved, says Neil Carberry, REC chief executive.

11 March 2019

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Working towards more inclusive workplaces

The REC is working with Parliament to better support more diverse workplaces.

11 March 2019
Alan Furley

Alan Furley: Add a marketing mindset to your arsenal

Recruitment campaigns can be much closer to marketing than we think.

Ask the expert: April 2019

I've implemented various client and candidate engagement strategies over the last year. Any tips to help maximise their chances of success? How long should I give each strategy before I cut my losses?

11 March 2019
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Social recruiting April 2019

Keeping the Valentine's Day theme going, recruiters have been showing how big-hearted they are with their fundraising and volunteering...

11 March 2019
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Upstart: Partnership addresses the care worker shortage

Brightwork’s PeoplePlus worked with the Bridges Programmes to find talent for the care sector

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IR35's rocky road

Agencies, contractors and end clients face a bumpy ride ahead, as the changes to IR35 are extended to the private sector. Colin Cottell looks at ways to ensure a smoother journey  

11 March 2019
Paul Flynn

Paul Flynn: Guiding light

Successful recruitment entrepreneur Paul Flynn spent three years partying hard – and his health suffered for it. Now, though, he has cleaned up his act, and is helping other people to make the same journey, he tells Colin Cottell

11 March 2019

Letters/Web chat: April 2019

Readers’ responses to stories on recruiter.co.uk.

11 March 2019

Soundbites April 2019

What’s the best way of handling a client that’s been rude to a candidate you have sent over for interview?

11 March 2019
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Viewpoint: Beyond the social network

Real relationships and true industry knowledge are still vital

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Rather go blind: New platform aims to reduce bias

Different technologies combine to help recruiters find better talent.

11 March 2019
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Insight: Realism that benefits both recruiters and candidates

Multimedia situational judgement tests are a boon for recruiters, but they can also give candidates an accurate idea of what it’s like to work in a given office

11 March 2019

Start-up of the Month: Greywolf Recruitment

Nick Skipworth has joined white-collar staffing specialist polkadotfrog as operations director and head of its new sister company, blue-collar recruitment business Greywolf Recruitment.

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Look for cultural add, not cultural fit

Is it time to ditch hiring people for cultural fit?

Executive search 11 March 2019

Thoughts from... April 2019

James Parsons, Chris Perks, Glenn Southam

11 March 2019
Paul Flynn

Lead by example to tackle alcohol and drug abuse

Recruitment leaders must realise their behaviours affect their workforce – for good and bad.

11 March 2019