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The ultimate stay-at-home role: slipper testers required

Snagging a job that keeps your feet nice and cosy is one thing – but finding one that can promise that and be done from home is quite another.

Retail 11 January 2021

New role attracts false eyelash wearers

A company is on the hunt for a new recruit to become an official ‘magnetic false eyelash tester’.

18 December 2020

ReQuire Consultancy brings Christmas to Salisbury’s children

Permanent staff provider ReQuire Consultancy in the South-West wanted to help the local community in what has been a tough run-up to Christmas.

18 December 2020

Social recruiting December 2020

From cycling in Derbyshire to leaping out of a plane over two miles from the ground, you’ve been busy fundraising since the last Recruiter...

Charity & not-for-profit 1 December 2020

Cocktail connoisseur or workplace bully? Two new roles to apply for

Are you a connoisseur of cocktails? Or perhaps, are you a (thankfully) out of work bully?

HR, Hospitality/Leisure 8 October 2020

US candidates reveal their hobbies and interests

If advising your candidates on preparing the perfect CV, what guidance do you give them to answer questions about additional interests, hobbies or the ‘Tell us about yourself’ cliffhanger?

2 October 2020

What music do recruiters listen to when working from home?

Recruiters, when you’re working from home, do you like a bit of Beethoven or a dip with Dua Lipa to get your toes tapping and the work running smoothly?

4 August 2020

Circle Select dives down for talent, but who is narrating the video?

Sir David Attenborough knows a things about the natural world, but he is not the first name that comes to mind when it comes to promoting a recruitment business.

Opinion: office spaces will evolve into cultural hubs

A glut of articles and thought pieces have emerged on the death of the office, rejoicing in the huge saving that can be made by cutting real estate overheads. Yet thought pieces predicting the death of the office conceive of an office space one-dimensionally: as a neutral space for the completion of labour. 

Social recruiting March 2020

Whether you've been volunteering, fundraising or raising awareness, you’ve been a busy bunch since the last Recruiter

Charity & not-for-profit 13 February 2020

Recruitment drive for Buff Boyz in the London area

York-based buff butler service Buff Boyz has launched a recruitment drive for “fit, fun and friendly” men from around Greater London.

Hospitality/Leisure 10 February 2020

New recruiter Eva steps up to challenge in Love Island villa

What’s better than having a recruiter on ITV smash hit show Love Island?

7 February 2020

A role with a bird’s eye view in Cumbria

An idyllic nature reserve in Cumbria is recruiting for a seasonal warden to live on site and be paid £19k a year for their trouble.

Hospitality/Leisure 5 February 2020

Head of coffee role at Tate Britain pays £40k

Do you know your Ristretto from your Puñet? Then step this way – we have the perfect role for you.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 31 January 2020

Broomstick professor required at Alnwick Castle, muggles need not apply

What are your wizarding skills like and how are you on a broomstick? Well, if the magic has gone out of recruitment for you, why not give this a go.

Hospitality/Leisure 30 January 2020

Recruitment consultant Finn taps into the reality TV market

Recruitment’s representative on the very first series of ITV2’s winter Love Island is the “coolest guy around”, according to one his colleagues.

Family recruits for couple to manage luxury villa in Ibiza

A family is recruiting for a couple to manage a luxury villa (not the one pictured!) in Ibiza – and be paid £2k each a month for their trouble.

Hospitality/Leisure 24 January 2020

Bar staff required – no phones allowed

A Merseyside pub is recruiting for a role with a very specific requirement.

Hospitality/Leisure 22 January 2020

TV soap Hollyoaks puts a call out to recruit extras

If the world of recruitment has got all too serious for you, don’t worry – Hollyoaks has launched a recruitment drive for extras.

Brother Henry joins sister Scarlett’s search firm Harper:Fox Partners

Henry Allen-Horton has spoken to Recruiter about why he has chosen to join his Apprentice finalist sister Scarlett’s recruitment agency Harper:Fox Partners.

Papa John’s appoints first chief vegan officer

Following on from our story about the rise of vegan roles in February’s Recruiter, pizza maker Papa John’s has recruited a chief vegan officer.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 17 January 2020

Go off grid in 2020 with job opportunity on Great Blasket Island

The Great Blasket Island, off the coast of Kerry in Ireland, has been attracting interest in its job vacancies from across the world.

Hospitality/Leisure 15 January 2020

Social recruiting February 2020

Whether it’s sponsoring youngsters, sleeping rough or backing the right horse, you’ve certainly been busy since the last Recruiter

15 January 2020

Got a placement going on? Bang a gong

A Surrey-based recruitment agency has taken inspiration from English rock band T-Rex in marking new placements.

Life is a rollercoaster, you’ve just got to ride it – and get paid for it

A Florida-based company is recruiting a thrill seeker to ride rollercoasters and be paid £3k for their trouble.

Hospitality/Leisure 7 January 2020
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