This week’s launches include: Paiger, RedWigWam, Stanton House, TechRank, Woodrow Mercer

• Recruitment marketing specialist ContentApp, founded by Kelly Robinson and Darren Westall, previously the CEO and CTO of recruitment software firm Broadbean, is rebranding and changing its name to Paiger. Paiger automatically advertises a recruiter’s roles onto LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook in a way that increases applications.

Alongside its rebranding, Paiger is also introducing three new features to its platform: passive candidate attraction; automatic spellchecking and gender bias; and website monitoring.

• Temp recruiter RedWigWam is holding a recruitment drive on Tuesday, 24 September 11am-6pm at the Slug & Lettuce in Queen Street, Blackpool. RedWigWam is hoping to fill short-term, flexible roles for Blackpool Football Club. New jobs include bar, waiting-on staff, kiosk staff, hospitality, and meet-and-greet staff at the club.

• Professional services and tech recruiter Stanton House is launching a new office in the US. The Chicago office will focus on cyber security recruitment solutions.

• Gurvinder Singh has launched TechRank – a recruitment company that sources, tests and ranks tech talent in a bid to help companies hire the best and most capable person for the job. By testing candidates for the level of skill the position requires, the firm says businesses will be able make an objective decision about the person they hire to fill a vacant tech role.

• Finance, learning and technology recruiter Woodrow Mercer has bolstered its Birmingham team by welcoming senior technology recruiters Nathan Upton and Samuel O’Leary as associate directors for a new division. Woodrow Mercer Embedded is aimed at the embedded software contract market.

Ex-recruiter sets up job fair and job site to help Thomas Cook staff find work

A former recruitment consultant and Thomas Cook employee has stepped in to help staff back into work following the recent collapse of the 178-year-old travel group.

11 October 2019

Cat café seeks ‘human servant’ to look after its feline residents

Does being surrounded by cats make you feline great? Then we have the purrfect role for you.

Lighter Side 11 October 2019

Perm placements down again but temp billings up slightly

Brexit uncertainty continued to hit hiring activity in September, according to the latest Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) KPMG Report on Jobs.

8 October 2019

Domino’s looks to recruit chief garlic bread taster – down under

Domino’s in Australia is seeking a garlic bread taster at its Brisbane headquarters.

Lighter Side 2 October 2019