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Social recruiting January 2020

In the run up to the New Year, there was still time for you to let us know what you'd been up to since the last Recruiter

12 December 2019

Exhibitions company seeks Christmas fair tester

An events and exhibitions company is recruiting someone to travel around Christmas markets and review them this festive period.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 10 December 2019

Ex-recruiter Myles is voted out of the jungle

Former recruiter Myles Stephenson has left the I’m A Celebrity jungle.

Hospitality/Leisure 6 December 2019

Scarlett enjoys the sweet smell of success on The Apprentice

Did Our Scarlett’s efforts on The Apprentice this week create the sweet smell of success or stink out Lord Sugar’s boardroom?

5 December 2019

Circle Select parodies ‘Holidays are coming’ in latest promo video

Coca-Cola’s famous festive ‘Holidays are coming’ advert has inspired specialist recruiter Circle Select’s latest promotional YouTube video.

Interim recruitment 4 December 2019

Is Scarlett’s Apprentice journey on track for the final or stuck in the sidings?

Did Our Scarlett experience a train wreck or is she still on track to be Lord Sugar’s business partner on The Apprentice?

21 November 2019

Lake District hotel and spa seeks tea tester

A Lake District hotel and spa is looking to recruit a tea tester.

Hospitality/Leisure 21 November 2019

Myles speaks about his ex-recruiter life on I’m a Celeb

If you were paying attention yesterday evening, I’m a Celebrity viewers may have noticed former X Factor champion Myles Stephenson disclose something that regular Recruiter readers already knew.

Public sector, Healthcare/Medical 20 November 2019

The Queen looks for new royal tour guide for Buckingham Palace

Are you addicted to The Crown on Netflix and know everything there is to know about the Queen and her home?

Hospitality/Leisure 19 November 2019

Candidate needed to check out cannabis varieties

A marijuana review site in the US is looking to weed out the right candidate to smoke cannabis and be paid $36k (£28k) a year for their trouble.

Hospitality/Leisure 18 November 2019

No sibling rivalry here as Scarlett’s brother bigs her up on The Apprentice

The brother of recruitment’s representative on The Apprentice says he never had any doubts his sister Scarlett Allen-Horton would make it this far into the competition.

15 November 2019

Is Scarlett half way to the Finnish line on The Apprentice?

Did things go Suomingly [geddit?] or was it an early Finnish for recruitment’s representative on BBC’s The Apprentice?

14 November 2019

Recruitment industry recognises World Kindness Day with kind acts

A photoshoot for a calendar in aid of a cancer charity and flowers from contractors for a job well done are among the acts of kindness recruiters have seen this World Kindness Day.

13 November 2019

Rent-a-crowd to boost the buzz at events

Online events and exhibitions platform ExpoCart is recruiting members of the public to be part of the ‘crowd’ at some of the UK’s top events as part of a new service.

Hospitality/Leisure 13 November 2019

I’m an ex-recruiter, don’t get me out of here – not for a while, anyway

Who to support on this year’s I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!? Jacqueline Jossa? Nadine Coyle? Ian Wright Wright Wright?

12 November 2019

Consultant and ex-Dulwich player backs old club in FA Cup match

A recruitment consultant and former Dulwich Hamlet player has backed his ex-team mates to stage an FA Cup giant killing tonight in front of the BBC’s cameras.

IT/Telecoms 8 November 2019

Scarlett Allen-Horton: clinging on for dear life on the Apprentice?

Life is a rollercoaster, so sang the great Ronan Keating, but did this week’s rollercoaster task on The Apprentice result in recruitment’s representative looping the loop or hitting the buffers?

7 November 2019

Kitty the mountain dog desperately seeks butler in Colorado

A Colorado luxury resort is recruiting for someone to act as a ‘fur butler’ for its hotel mascot Kitty the Bernese mountain dog (not Kitty pictured but a mountain dog pup!).

Hospitality/Leisure 1 November 2019

Scarlett takes a punt on continuing in The Apprentice

On to week five on the BBC reality TV series The Apprentice but is the sector’s representative still in the competition?

31 October 2019

Pizza delivery chain seeks vegan specialist

Pizza delivery chain Papa John’s is recruiting for a ‘chief vegan officer’ following the launch of its vegan menu this year.

Hospitality/Leisure 30 October 2019

Wine merchant near Hull offers appetising job

Do you want to get paid for drinking wine?

Retail 28 October 2019

Halloween horror stories highlight candidate catastrophes

As it’s the last weekend before Halloween, Recruiter spoke to agency leaders about some of their recruiting nightmares.

25 October 2019

Time for Apprentice Scarlett to get on her bike?

Week four on BBC’s The Apprentice is over – so did recruitment’s representative Scarlett Allen-Horton survive to fight another day?

24 October 2019

Don’t mumble when you get into a recruitment rumble with the WWE

Whatcha gonna do when the WWE comes calling to fill a new role of communications co-ordinator for the UK?

Get paid for Halloween trick? Creepy clowns need only apply

Is your favourite Halloween costume the Joker or Pennywise, where you scare the living daylights out of your colleagues?

Hospitality/Leisure 22 October 2019

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