This week’s new launches include: Coople, IGA Talent Solutions, S&You

• Global talent acquisition partner Cielo has launched targeted products and services to help companies maximise their impact in a competitive talent market. The product expansions – TA Optimizers, Consulting and Search – offer businesses more options to flex and scale their TA processes to continue meeting the demands of a fluctuating economy.

• Digital staffing platform Coople has created an AI-based tool that can write job description drafts based on a simple prompt. It will save companies time and help them create content designed to attract candidates. The tool has been developed by using a form of training known as ‘deep learning’. This has allowed the tool to pick up on job description commonalities and formatting standards. Using this knowledge, the tool is able to generate new text based on what it has learned.

Edison, a provider of recruitment solutions for the industry 4.0 movement, has changed its name from Edison Search to Edison Smart. The company says it has rebranded to better reflect its areas of expertise within the emerging ‘Smart Technology’ scene. In conjunction with the rebrand, Edison Smart has announced the opening of a new office in Dubai led by Ross Porter. The Dubai office will enable Edison to better serve its clients in the Middle East and APAC regions.

Hays, a global leader in workforce solutions and specialist recruitment, has launched its Talent Advisory Services to help address the challenges of its clients. Hays has expanded its range of services beyond recruitment and is helping to find and shape the people organisations that need to build a resilient and high-performing team that helps to drive success.

IGA Talent Solutions, a specialist recruitment firm founded by ex-Dragons’ Den and British entrepreneur James Caan CBE, has opened a new office in Zurich, Switzerland. The launch of the Swiss office is part of the business’s growth strategy, which sees Caan’s wider global portfolio of recruitment brands reach 100 staff across five countries by 2026. A statement says the move is a “natural” next step for the firm, which partners with several clients in the professional and financial services sectors with a presence in Switzerland.

Patrick Schulz has been appointed managing director and co-founder of IGA Talent Solutions Switzerland. He brings 14 years’ experience in recruiting technology, IT and finance professionals within banking and finance, insurance, IT services, engineering, MedTech and pharma in Switzerland. Schulz will be responsible for growing a team out of Zurich to deliver consultative recruitment services for a range of Swiss-based businesses.

Acorn by Synergie has launched new brand S&You, which will focus on the specialist permanent recruitment of high-calibre permanent and interim talent. Its new offering will sit alongside the UK recruiter’s existing services. S&You will focus predominantly on permanent specialist recruitment, as a specialist team of dedicated consultants sourcing talent for businesses looking for high-level employees.

Vantage Consulting hires David Berks as new MD

Vantage Consulting has appointed David Berks (above left) as new managing director as the recruiter expands across the STEM market.

People 12 July 2024

Government investigation will create training and job opportunities says Streeting

An independent investigation has been ordered into the state of the NHS to provide “a raw and honest assessment” of issues facing the health service.

People 12 July 2024

Gi Group places nearly 8,700 candidates on the road

Gi Group, one of the UK’s leading HR and recruitment specialists, has said its mobile recruitment van has placed 8,697 candidates in roles.

1 July 2024


This week’s appointments include: APSCo, Baltimore Consulting, Gi Group, Heidrick & Struggles, VIQU

People 15 May 2024