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Amazon pulls controversial job ads for ‘intelligence’ analysts

Two job adverts for analysts, whose duties would include monitoring social media and other sources for organised labour activities, have been abruptly pulled by retail giant Amazon after creating controversy on both sides of the Atlantic.

In-house recruitment 3 September 2020

APPOINTMENTS: 1-4 SEPTEMBER 2020

This week’s appointments include: MET Marketing, Recruit 2 You

1 September 2020

New Street Consulting Group undergoes rebrand

Overseas expansion plans play a major role in future strategy for people solutions provider New Street Consulting Group.

Your recruitment business 26 August 2020

People 1st International partners with charity to help travel industry

Skills expert People 1st International is helping people in the travel industry to transfer to other sectors.

Free lunch vouchers for office workers to boost city sandwich bars

Would a £5 lunch voucher incentivise you or your team to return to the office?

Your business 12 August 2020

North-West recruiter enjoys summer boom in temp placements

A Birkenhead-headquartered recruitment business reports it is enjoying significant success in placing more temporary workers this summer in driving, logistics, distribution and warehousing jobs than at the same time in previous years.

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.

Recruitment bright spots amid jobs carnage

After Marks & Spencer’s announcement yesterday that it plans to shed 900 jobs – just the latest in a litany of bad news on the jobs front – recruiters could be excused for feeling a bit gloomy.

Letter demands licensing of garment factories

More than 50 MPs and Peers alongside leading retailers, as well as the Association of Labour Providers, are calling on the home secretary Priti Patel to take urgent action to prevent the exploitation of garment workers in the UK.

Your business, Workplace 21 July 2020

NEW TO THE MARKET: 27 APRIL-1 MAY 2020

This week’s new launches include: Pineapple Recruitment, Zoho Corporation

Supplier, Technology 29 April 2020

Agility and flexibility rescues logistics recruiter

Colin Cottell reports how J&J Recruitment Services is taking the long view in this crisis.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 14-17 APRIL 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Attrax, Candidate.ID, Central England Co-operative, Cross Country Healthcare, Frontline Recruitment, RoboRecruiter

Supplier, Technology 14 April 2020

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 6-10 APRIL 2020

This week’s contracts include: Kennedy Executive Search, Lorien, Placed, Saltor Talent, SonicJobs, Sterling

GLAA launches temporary licensing scheme for food sector

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) has launched a temporary licensing scheme for the critical food supply sectors.

Legislation/Regulation 31 March 2020

‘Unprecedented’ demand leads to recruitment drive for pizza firm

A Nottingham-based food manufacturing giant has launched a recruitment drive due to “unprecedented” demand during the coronavirus pandemic.

FINANCIALS: Staffline reveals mixed fortunes due to pandemic

Staffline is encountering mixed fortunes as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Surge as jobseekers search for key worker roles

Job searches for key worker roles in the driving, retail and hospitality sectors have surged, according to data from job board CV-Library.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 23-27 MARCH 2020

This week’s launches include: AnyTask, Faxi, Hastee, HR Heads, Hinterview, Senploy, Sigmar Recruitment, Social Talent, Wagestream

Supplier, Temporary workforce 23 March 2020

Recruiters respond as supermarkets flex up staff to Christmas levels

Recruiters are stepping up to the challenge as supermarkets struggle to flex up staff numbers to meet Christmas levels of demand.

20 March 2020

Coronavirus tops risk list in global supply chains report

Tackling the global outbreak of coronavirus tops the list of trends and risks affecting global supply chains in the year ahead, says a new report.

Inflata Nation seeks ‘bounce team’ in Telford

Around 30 new jobs are being created at a new indoor inflatable theme park in Telford.

Penny Streeter: Growing ambition

The founder of healthcare recruitment group A24 has taken on one of the largest historic renovation projects in the UK. Vanessa Townsend went to meet her to find out more

Location, location, location

Ring-fencing passive candidates

REC Professionals: Camilla Mitcham, Recruitment Partner at Anne Corder Recruitment

How recruiters can help when a large local employer goes bust – and what they get back in return.

New Leeds motorway service station on recruitment drive

A motorway service venue is set to create 300 jobs in Leeds this spring.

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