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Watch out for gender stereotypes in ads, recruiters warned

Recruiters have been warned to be extra cautious when designing new job adverts in light of a new rule aimed at tackling gender stereotypes in advertising.

18 December 2018

Want a new career? Change the channel for inspiration

Are you coming across younger candidates who increasingly list the likes of James White, Levi Roots or Dani Dyer as their biggest inspiration at interview?

Sales, Creative/Digital/Media, Legal 18 December 2018

Fancy going on safari? Then work in West Midlands

Do you fancy swapping the world of recruitment for a life of walking and talking with the animals?

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 18 December 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 17-21 DECEMBER 2018

This week’s appointments include: CIPHR, Eames Consulting Group, Frontline Recruitment

Agency workers get more rights in new government proposals

The government is to scrap the so-called Swedish derogation, which enables some firms to pay agency workers less than permanent staff.

LegislationHR 17 December 2018

SThree CEO Elden bows out early next year

Gary Elden is to step down as CEO at STEM staffing specialist SThree after six years in the role.

Pub chain brings cheer to hospitality sector in Staffordshire

Staffordshire’s hospitality sector is to benefit to the tune of 150 new roles.

Hospitality/Leisure 17 December 2018

NEW TO THE MARKET: 17-21 DECEMBER 2018

This week’s launches include: Encore Personnel

CONTRACTS: 17-21 DECEMBER 2018

This week’s contracts include: Adepto, Allegis Global Solutions

Army partnering problems cause recruit shortfalls, delays and cost over-runs

“Significant problems” in the British Army Recruiting Army Partnering Project have resulted in shortfalls in the number of new recruits needed by the Army for the past five years, and delays and cost over-runs for an online recruitment system, an investigation by the National Audit Office (NAO) has found.

Public sector 14 December 2018

Birmingham Airport car-hire deal creates more than 100 jobs

More than 100 driver and admin jobs are to be created at Birmingham Airport, as Leeds-based Arrow Cars expands into its fifth region.

Transport & logistics 14 December 2018

Leeds recruiter provides seasonal caffeine boost

Candidates and clients of Leeds-based recruiter Craft are getting a little something extra to celebrate the holiday season this year.

Recruiters warned of potential liability even when party moves off-site

Recruiters who plan to enjoy the holiday season with colleagues at a party or two should take a tip from a recent court case that suggests the party isn’t necessarily over even when off-site or out of the formal work environment.

13 December 2018

Mental healthcare firm hiring in County Durham

Mental healthcare company Cygnet is recruiting staff for its new North East neuropsychiatric centre.

Healthcare/Medical 13 December 2018

GLAA appoints Michael Rich as chief executive

Michael Rich (pictured), an executive director at Chesterfield Borough Council in Derbyshire, has been appointed as the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority’s new chief executive. He takes up his new role in January, the GLAA has announced.

13 December 2018

New vibe of hiring

Blockchain model HireVibes disrupts recruitment.

13 December 2018

Start-up of the Month: SESAME

The former head of brand communications at public relations firm Porter Novelli has set up PR staffing specialist SESAME after 18 years in PR.

Alcohol tops addiction list for recruiters

Alcohol, methamphetamine and heroin are the top three addictions for which recruitment professionals are treated at a leading addiction facility in Thailand.

HR 13 December 2018
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HOT 100 mix at exclusive club

The inaugural Club HOT 100 event celebrated the companies who made it into Recruiter’s HOT 100 list of most profitable firms per head.

13 December 2018
Wellness Day

Social recruiting January 2019

What a great fundraising year it’s been for recruiters. Here are just a few of the charitable events and challenges you’ve been involved in…

Lighter Side 13 December 2018

Whitehall steps up hiring for ‘disorderly Brexit’

The government is recruiting 50 civil servants as it steps up preparations for a disorderly Brexit, according to the Financial Times.

Public sector 12 December 2018

Recruitment industry turnover up by 11%, finds REC

The UK recruitment industry shrugged off the country’s volatile political and economic climate with industry turnover rising by 11% to hit £35.7bn, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation's (REC) Recruitment Industry Trends report for 2017/18.

12 December 2018
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Recruitment agency leaders warn of Brexit uncertainty risks

The Brexit impasse, which is showing no signs of being resolved, has led recruitment agency leaders to warn of the dangers of continuing uncertainty and to highlight the need for a speedy decision on the UK’s future relationship with the EU. 

12 December 2018

Recruiter’s Charity of the Year ASTRiiD celebrates first anniversary

ASTRiiD, Recruiter’s Charity of the Year, invited supporters and fundraisers to an event in London last week to celebrate its first anniversary.

12 December 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 10-14 DECEMBER 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Civica UK, CoreHR, DHR International, Invenias, MDI Group, Mercer, Motion Recruitment Partners, Oleeo, Welsh police, Trac Systems

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