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Recruiter helps rescue Lucky kitten from catastrophic situation

A recruiter in Australia may have saved the life of a furry interloper after discovering it trapped inside a wall cavity for more than 24 hours.

14 August 2018

Charity seeks cat lover for Greek island

Are you a massive fan of Greek island-hopping and cats?

Charity & not-for-profit 10 August 2018

Top Cat rules A1 Locums on International Cat Day

In honour of International Cat Day, Recruiter spoke to a recruitment agency that has a feline receptionist.

Sizzling job on offer in the US sampling BBQ food

Do you fancy yourself as a bit of a barbeque connoisseur? Then we have the perfect job for you.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 7 August 2018

Nutella offers dream tasting job for chocolate and nut lovers

Are you a chocoholic? Do you want to get paid to eat Nutella? Then we have the perfect job for you.

Retail 6 August 2018

Porter gets carried away by son and ex-recruiter’s cricket call-up

With England’s first Test Match with India currently delicately poised, Recruiter spoke to recruitment agency Mediplacements’ managing director Steve Porter about his son’s call up to the Test series squad.

Jobseeker takes Twitter by storm to find work

An enterprising young jobseeker has taken to Twitter to try and land a job.

Cupid’s arrow misses recruitment consultant on Blind Date

A London-based recruitment consultant narrowly missed out on being picked by a reality TV star on Channel 5’s Blind Date this weekend.

Wannabe ninjas need not apply, says ninja capital

Much to the disappointment of would-be ninjas the world over, a Japanese city has distanced itself from claims it is recruiting ninjas.

27 July 2018

Toys ‘R’ Us on the hunt for chief play officer

Toys ‘R’ Us Canada is on the hunt for someone to play with toys all day.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 20 July 2018
Driver Require Snowdon

Social recruiting August 2018

From climbing and cycling up mountains to baking cakes and playing golf, you’ve been busy again outside of recruiting…

20 July 2018

You snooze, you win – mattress firm seeks sleep testers

Do you want to swap the early morning commute into your agency for a nice nap and get paid for it?

19 July 2018

CV-Library offers its services to PM

CV-Library has taken a rather cheeky approach to recruitment marketing by advertising its services to the current beleaguered occupant of number 10 Downing Street.

18 July 2018

Southgate’s former club Middlesbrough on recruitment drive

England manager Gareth Southgate’s former club has launched a recruitment drive for cash office workers and kitchen staff.

Wanted: Immigration officer to check one plane a week in St Helena

Fancy getting away from all this talk about the World Cup and relocating to a remote island in the South Atlantic?

Public sector 9 July 2018

Unemployed child syndrome: who you gonna call? (Not the police!)

A father called emergency services this week – after his son refused to get off the sofa and look for a job.

5 July 2018

Cosplay dressing up job site launches in Japan

Want to get paid for dressing up like Batman, Princess Leia or Wonder Woman? Well, there’s a careers site for that.

Marketing & Sales, Retail 2 July 2018

Lookalikes recruitment agency back on our screens

As Lookalikes, a TV show about a recruitment agency that places people who resemble celebrities, returned to our screens this week, Recruiter spoke to its star Ricky Gervais – no sorry, our mistake! – Tim Oliver (above, left).

29 June 2018

Police recruit first pawfficer in the US – we’re not kitten-ing

A police department in Michigan in the US has a furry new recruit.

29 June 2018

You say Honey, we say G for Glastonbury

Would former recruiter Honey G headlining Glastonbury entice you into attending the music festival next year? [Stay with us – Ed.]

26 June 2018

Canine consultants play a full role at work

To celebrate Bring Your Dog to Work Day, Recruiter spoke to two agency owners whose canine consultants have earned the respective job titles of stamp administrator and head of dogital.

22 June 2018

Star Wars extras casting company targets Oxford

The company responsible for recruiting extras for the film Star Wars: The Last Jedi is heading to Oxford on the hunt for people to join its books for feature film and television work.

Creative/Digital/Media 21 June 2018

Alf Ramsey letter is a winner at auction

Rather like the England team last night, who snatched a last-minute victory, the letter confirming Sir Alf Ramsey’s appointment did better than expected at auction.

Hospitality/Leisure 19 June 2018
Peter Benefer pic with hedgehog

Social recruiting July 2018

Whether it’s doing laps of the Yorkshire Peaks, running round a racecourse or spoiling a good walk (only joking, golf fans!), you’ve been busy outside of recruiting…

18 June 2018

Alf Ramsey appointment letter goes up for auction

A letter confirming the recruitment of England’s only World Cup-winning manager, Sir Alf Ramsey, is being put up for auction today.

Hospitality/Leisure 18 June 2018

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