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Social recruiting June/July 2020

Unprecedented times lead to extraordinary acts of kindness, as our recruiters have shown...

21 May 2020

Meet for lockdown wine tasting with colleagues

Healthcare and hospitality recruitment entrepreneur Penny Streeter OBE has introduced group wine tastings online during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Is working from home the real life or is it just fantasy?

Technology specialist CPS Group is one of the recruitment agencies that has weathered the coronavirus storm better than some.

IT/Telecoms 7 May 2020

What’s your remote working persona?

New research from global recruiter Robert Walters has identified three separate personality types that are emerging from recent weeks of working from home.

4 May 2020

Social recruiting May 2020

In testing times, recruiters are still trying to help out in the community. Here are just a few examples of what you've been up to since the last Recruiter...

17 April 2020

Getting fed up of all those virtual meetings? You’re not alone!

So how are all those virtual meetings working out for you during lockdown?

15 April 2020

Recruiters stay fit and physical during lockdown

Playing football with the kids, walking the dog and karaoke are just some of the ways recruiters are keeping fit in lockdown.

3 April 2020

Recruiters adjust to the new home-working norm

Amusing hats, a beard growing challenge and a six-year-old playing a vital role in conference calls are all helping to keep recruiters’ spirits up in lockdown.

27 March 2020

Zippia offers dream job for Irish film-loving recruit

Is Far And Away your favourite movie? Do you have a secret stash of Lucky Charms? Then we have the perfect role for you.

12 March 2020

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

Recruitment consultant gets mistaken for Hollywood A-lister

A recruitment consultant has featured in her local paper due to her startling resemblance to Hollywood A-lister and model Cara Delevingne (pictured, right).

IT/Telecoms 3 January 2020

Scarlett Allen-Horton misses winning BBC Apprentice by ‘the finest hair’

The dream of winning Lord Sugar’s £250k has come to an end for Our Scarlett.

Engineering, Executive search 19 December 2019

Brotherly backing as recruitment’s Scarlett Allen-Horton makes the Apprentice final

The brother of recruitment’s representative on this year’s BBC Apprentice has told Recruiter he is “super proud” of her for making this year’s final.

12 December 2019

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