IT/Telecoms

‘Desperate’ consultants scam candidates to find out IT market info

A technology recruiter says jobseekers are being contacted by individuals trying to learn about which companies are currently hiring by falsely claiming to work for certain recruitment companies.

ANALYSIS: Adaptability and relationship management key to sector recovery

The UK recruitment industry has been enjoying a period of growth since 2008’s financial crisis, growing at an average of around 6% per year.

11 August 2020

Life of VIQU director Barnshaw to be celebrated in 20 August memorial

A celebration of the life of Edward Barnshaw (pictured left), co-director and owner of VIQU Recruitment, who died on 1 August as the result of an accident, is due on 20 August.

Your recruitment business 11 August 2020

Nano Search & Selection expands into the UK market

A Merseyside recruiter that has been operating exclusively in the US energy storage recruitment market is celebrating its first year of business by expanding into the UK market.

ANALYSIS: International contractor recruitment – where’s hot and where’s not?

Covid-19’s impact on the world of international contractor recruitment has certainly been extensive, with travel restrictions causing many projects to be put on hold throughout the last few months.

iO Associates opens Tampa, Florida office

Tech, digital and engineering staffing specialists iO Associates has opened a new office in Tampa, Florida, headed up by Mark Lloyd (pictured).

APPOINTMENTS: 3-7 AUGUST 2020

This week’s appointments include: Rayner Personnel, Ryalto Group

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 3-7 AUGUST 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Coding Ninjas, CV-Library, Hirist, Kingdom Services Group, Recruitly, Robin Recruitment Healthcare

IT makes up nearly a third of UK vacancies as volumes fall by 46.1%

Further evidence of the devastating impact of coronavirus on hiring activity is revealed as research from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) shows that vacancies in the UK were down 46.1% year on year in June.

FINANCIALS: Robert Walters releases trading update

Pre-Covid-19 investment in technology ensured that Robert Walters employees remained productive during the pandemic, the company revealed in its Q2 trading update today [9 July].

Financials 9 July 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 6-10 JULY 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Cornerstone OnDemand, IR35.io, Kingsbridge Group, Resume-Library, SNAPP Resume, Wagestream

NEW TO THE MARKET: 6-10 JULY 2020

This week’s new launches include: greenbean, NRG, Zenjob

Parkdean Resorts looks to recruit 1,500 for predicted UK holiday boom

UK holiday chain Parkdean Resorts has created 1,500 jobs as it predicts a fully booked summer, according to online news service Bdaily.

Search launches Search Recruitment Brand and integrates tech divisions

Search, the multi-sector recruitment organisation, has launched its new Search Recruitment Group brand.

Demand for 30,000 financial services call handlers expected

Up to 30,000 additional customer support staff could be needed by banks, insurers and credit card firms to help the public deal with financial issues in the wake of Covid-19, according to the founder of contingent recruitment firm Momenta Group.

MBA gets £850k funding from Bibby

Recruitment specialists MBA & Company Consultancy, trading as TalMix, has received an £850k funding facility from Bibby Financial Services (BFS) to support growth plans in overseas markets.

Supplier, Technology 11 June 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 8-12 JUNE 2020

This week’s appointments include: CV-Library, Keystream, Rayner Personnel, Sheffield Haworth

NEW TO THE MARKET: 1-5 JUNE 2020

This week’s new launches include: EliteCyber, Hayward Hawk Technology, Omni RMS, Ruiter

NEW TO THE MARKET: 24-28 MAY 2020

This week’s new launches include: Pace Med Tech, Podium, Redwigwam

TALES FROM THE FRONT: From headhunter to cleaner

Headhunter Stacey Wilkinson (above right) is proud to list her job as a cleaner in prime position at the top of her LinkedIn profile.

APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 MAY 2020

This week’s appointments include: Albert Goodman, Ocean Technologies Group

In-house recruitment 12 May 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 11-15 MAY 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Alvius, JXT, Nvoi, Zenjob

Supplier, Technology 12 May 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 11-15 MAY 2020

This week’s new launches include: Bullhorn, eFinancialCareers, HR GO Recruitment, JobsTrackR

Supplier, Technology 12 May 2020

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.

Tech firm plans to create home-based contact centre jobs in the UK

A US-based global customer experience tech firm has announced plans to create thousands of new remote jobs across the UK, a business news wire reports.

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