NEW TO THE MARKET: 4-8 MAY 2020

This week’s new launches include: #ISOLATIONINTERN, Appcast, Blackfinch Group, LinkedIn

Appcast, a global provider of programmatic recruiting technology, has launched Xcelerate, the next generation of its job ad exchange, Appcast Exchange. Appcast Xcelerate automatically learns where hireable candidates for each employer live, work and hang out online. Xcelerate is available for use by employers and select recruitment advertising agencies in the US, Canada and the UK.

• Investment specialist Blackfinch Group has launched #ISOLATIONINTERN, a platform to enable specialist talent acquisition under Covid-19 restrictions. In partnership with investment industry firms and universities, the initiative aims to supercharge early stage companies and help keep this vital sector of the economy on track. The #ISOLATIONINTERN platform connects data science, marketing and development talent so that start-ups can engage them on a part-time basis.

• LinkedIn is testing a new feature to help talent professionals find and hire quality candidates faster. In a virtual situation, LinkedIn’s ‘video intro’ feature helps recruiters evaluate a candidate’s communication and soft skills before the first interview.

Once talent professionals start receiving applications for a job posting, they can invite the most qualified candidates to answer up to two questions from a list of options, such as, “Tell me about yourself?”, “What is your greatest strength?” and “Describe your most challenging project?”. Candidates can choose to submit answers via a quick video recording or written response.

Salway steps away from nGAGE to join Jump Advisory Group

Heather Salway, FCIPD FREC is leaving her role as group HR director at specialist recruitment group nGAGE to join Jump Advisory Group.

People 20 April 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 6-9 APRIL 2021

This week’s appointments include: Candidate.ID, IEG, Realm Recruit, Red Ventures, SR Group

People 6 April 2021

HMRC-commissioned report says most recruiters unaffected by upcoming IR35 reforms

A new report commissioned by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs says that most recruitment agencies have experienced “no impact” as a direct result of the upcoming implementation of the IR35 reforms for the private sector on 6 April.

Legislation 25 March 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 15-19 MARCH 2021

This week’s appointments include: APSCo Deutschland, Beaumont Bailey, Investigo, Odgers Berndtson, Pedersen & Partners, Premier Group

People 15 March 2021
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