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Ex-reality TV star recruiters offer Love Island’s Chimonides good advice

Diligence, keeping a level head and the ability to achieve balance are just some of the qualities Love Island’s Joanna Chimonides will require should she choose to return to recruitment.

19 July 2019

Queen advertises for new live-in chef

Do you have excellent culinary skills and want to swap the world of recruitment to move in with the Queen?

Hospitality/Leisure 19 July 2019

Recruitment’s last hope on Love Island gets dumped

“Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone etc”… recruitment’s sole representative on this year’s Love Island has left the building.

Netflix seeks extras for new drama series in Scotland

Do you fancy yourself as somewhat of a thespian and have a few days to spare?

Social recruiting August 2019

From chatting with Chelsea stars, coping with challenging conditions or supporting children’s charities, you’ve been busy since the last Recruiter

15 July 2019

Feng Shui tops highest-earning unconventional job

Feng Shui consultant has topped a list of highest-earning ‘weird and wonderful’ jobs in the UK, compiled by Bark.com.

Hospitality/Leisure 10 July 2019

Guide millionaire music lover at festivals and get paid £5k a time!

Would you like to spend your weekends away from your day job in recruitment at some of the country’s top festivals?

Hospitality/Leisure 8 July 2019

Trot along and get your applications in for zookeeper job

If you’re a fan of animals, especially of the horse family, then why not ditch recruitment to look after rhinos and zebras?

Boss makes video ad highlighting type of candidate he doesn’t want

The boss of an online advertising company has hit upon a rather an unusual way of sifting out candidates he doesn’t want.

4 July 2019

Recruitment firm gives resourcer her Shangri-llama reward to say thanks

Resourcers are the backbone of any recruitment agency and can mean the difference between whether or not a client can secure the perfect candidate.

29 March 2019

The Queen serves up top notch sous chef role in Royal Household

Fancy swapping the world of recruitment for cooking for Her Majesty the Queen? Well, step this way as we have the perfect role for you.

Hospitality/Leisure 29 March 2019

Sniff out the best vegan food in the world and get a great celery too!

How would you like to travel the world tasting vegan food and be paid £50k a year for your trouble?

Hospitality/Leisure 29 March 2019

Don’t be hampered by taste – here’s the incentive your staff need

If you value your staff and want to prove it, how about a specially tailored, luxury recruiter hamper?

22 March 2019

HushHush.com offers an apprenticeship but not as we know it

Put aside your outdated images of low-paid apprentices. Cast out of your mind once and for all the idea of apprentices as cheap labour to be exploited by cynical employers.

Retail, Transport & logistics 21 March 2019

Calco staff trial canine Cockerpoo consultant

A Croydon-based recruiter is deliberating over whether to make a junior canine consultant permanent following a successful trial day.

Construction & property 15 March 2019

100 Maze Masters hired for West End attraction

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience London has hired 100 new Maze Masters for its venture in London’s West End.
 

Hospitality/Leisure 12 March 2019

Telling a candidate ‘I love you’ and other blunders

What’s your biggest miscommunication blunder? Can it beat accidentally telling a candidate that you love them at interview?

5 March 2019

Flexible bosses ensured recruiter wouldn’t be shipwrecked when cameras stopped rolling

A recruitment consultant, whose bosses gave him the time off to take part in Channel 4’s Shipwrecked, has described the experience as something he will cherish forever.

22 February 2019

Kids rewrite job descriptions to find their new teacher

Secondary school kids are leading a recruitment campaign to find their next teacher.

Public sector, Education 22 February 2019

Chester Zoo is on the lookout for new recruits

Has it been your dream job to walk and talk with the animals?

Will our two Shipwrecked recruiters survive their island ‘ordeal’?

Channel 4’s Shipwrecked has thrown up yet another recruiter for us all to cheer on.

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

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