Lighter Side

Is work being affected by the Game of Thrones finale?

Winter may well be coming (click here if you’re confused) but recruiters don’t appear to be making any special preparations for it ahead of this weekend’s Game of Thrones finale.

17 May 2019

Parents advertise for tutor to teach the Dark Arts of science to their son

Do you want to give up recruitment for teaching science dressed up as Professor Snape from the Harry Potter books?

Life sciences, Education 16 May 2019

Paintball intern job receives thousands of applications

UK Paintball has been inundated with applications for its summer intern vacancy.

Barman at Jamaica’s Pelican Bar seeks temp so he can take time off

Would you like to swap recruitment for mixing cocktails in the Caribbean?

Hospitality/Leisure 15 May 2019

Boost your recruitment business with teambuilding activities

It’s almost time for recruiters up and down the country to head out on their annual summer days out, but which teambuilding activity would best benefit your businesses?

HR, Hospitality/Leisure 13 May 2019

Get your team together for football’s 2019 Recruitment five-a-side

Rec-to-rec firm Madison Warner is on the lookout for recruiters to take part in its 2019 Recruitment five-a-side football tournament.

Hospitality/Leisure 3 May 2019
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Recruitment resilience got runner with broken ankle across marathon finish line

The determination needed to be a recruitment consultant helped propel a competitor, who broke her ankle during this weekend’s London marathon, over the line.

2 May 2019

School-age intern required to test paintball guns

A UK paintball company is on the hunt for a summer intern to test out a new range of ‘low impact’ paintball guns across 75 UK locations with their friends.

Pump up the volume for productivity on the recruitment floor

Listening to the likes of Firestarter, Insomnia and Ebeneezer Goode could be the key to boosting productivity at agencies up and down the country.

1 May 2019

Circle Select spoofs well-known retailer to promote its interim services

Circle Select has taken inspiration from retailer M&S for their latest promotional YouTube video.

Retail, Interim recruitment 15 February 2019
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Social recruiting March 2019

From sponsoring intrepid rowers, celebrating staff stars to raising thousands for charity, you’ve been busy since the last Recruiter

12 February 2019

Don’t ban work relationships, just get your love contracts in place

Recruiters have been urged to avoid banning workplace relationships outright as new research shows two-thirds of British workers have dated a colleague.

11 February 2019

Recruiters see benefits of their staff taking full lunch break

The adage made famous in the 1987 film Wall Street that ‘lunch is for wimps’ doesn’t appear to hold true in the recruitment sector.

8 February 2019

Manager required to sort out person’s life: psychics only need apply

Are you good at making decisions and possess a sixth sense? Then step this way, we could have the perfect role for you.

6 February 2019

Fashion platform seeks experts to predict trainer market

Do you know your sannies from your kicks? Well, step this way – we could have the perfect role for you.

4 February 2019

It’s a stitch-up: CEO seeks personal designer to travel the world

Do you fancy swapping the world of recruitment for travelling the world as a personal stylist and clothing designer?

Don’t be afraid of consultants sleeping on the job

Could installing business hammocks be the key to boosting sales at your agency?

30 January 2019

Jobs ad parodying the PM attracts millions of views

A London-based production company has produced a jobs ad involving the Prime Minister that has gone viral.

Peppa Pig World is on a recruitment drive

If the kids have indoctrinated you to fall in love with the cuddly pink Peppa Pig, then we could have the perfect job for you.

Escape to Florida and become a game master!

Are you a budding Treguard [from the 1980s fantasy game show Knightmare] or Richard O’Brien [he of Crystal Maze fame]?

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 18 January 2019

Queen looks to recruit for role at Holyrood Palace

If you’re fed up with your hospitality recruitment boss lording it over you at work, why not swap careers working for real royalty?

Hospitality/Leisure 16 January 2019

Take a gamble on BetVictor’s new role as racing correspondent

Fancy a gamble, swapping the world of recruitment for life as a horse-racing correspondent?

Hospitality/Leisure 15 January 2019
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Social recruiting February 2019

From footballing superstars opening offices to fundraising aims for the year, here’s what you’ve been getting up to…

14 January 2019

Krispy Kreme offers free doughnuts for job in Sheffield

Do you like Krispy Kreme doughnuts? Then we have the perfect job for you!

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 11 January 2019

Reed’s new book explores rogues’ gallery of jobseekers

When reviewing CVs have you come across any undercover agents, butterflies or Pinocchios (above)?

7 January 2019

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