mySociety launches Mapumental

Civic community website provider mySociety has launched Mapumental, a new online service which creates maps showing precise commuting times to any given postcode, has launched.

Civic community website provider mySociety has launched Mapumental, a new online service which creates maps showing precise commuting times to any given postcode, has launched.

The service shows jobseekers at a glance how long it would take to reach the place of work, opening up new possibilities for users considering making a job application. Owners of recruitment sites can purchase the maps for inclusion into job listings.

The service uses travel-time mapping technology that draws journey data from the National Public Transport Data Repository, and was developed with support from Channel 4. Mapumental’s algorithm calculates journey times from any given point (postcode or latitude and longitude) to every other point in the UK. Journey times are displayed graphically as a heatmap, on a background from OpenStreetMap.

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.

14 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.

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

Contracts 11 December 2018

Recruiter HOT 100: The HOT 10 Technical recruiters

As part of Recruiter’s HOT 100 list of top-performing recruitment firms in the UK, today we look at the HOT 10 engineering/technical/science (Technical) recruiters.

6 December 2018
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