Emerging talent

Refugee blasts off his career thanks to viral campaign

An enterprising rocket science graduate has landed three interviews thanks to a viral campaign led by an organisation that helps support refugees into work.

Engineering 17 August 2018

Recruitment: a great career choice, whatever your results, says Raw Talent’s McQueen

Recruitment represents a rewarding career choice for school leavers that can demonstrate the right attitude, personality and behaviour, according to former Apprentice winner and CEO of Raw Talent Academy Lee McQueen.

Investing in Talent Award win proves attraction tool for Asoria Group

The Asoria Group’s award for Best Emerging Talent Employer at last year’s Investing in Talent Awards has helped raise the profile of the business, retain staff and attract new joiners.

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 1 August 2018

Back to school for the future of the Workplace

Lenna Thompson, associate director for Broster Buchanan Talent Solutions, explains why the future of the workplace depends on our ability to engage with school children.

Recruitment or training? Finding the right skills at the right time

Adam Harper, director of strategy and professional standards at AAT, highlights how recruiters can help small businesses find accountancy talent.

HR, Accounting/Finance 31 May 2018

Demand for local Saudi talent on the increase, says Hays

Hays is reporting increased demand for its services to source local talent in Saudi Arabia, as the kingdom makes progress with its Saudi Vision 2030 programme.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 16-20 APRIL 2018

This week’s launches include: Airport Placements Ltd, Airswift, Arctic Shores, Berwick Partners, Coresco, GBG, Heidrick & Struggles, HR Certification Institute, Insight Global, Microdec

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Talent adviser: a team sport

The best recruiting teams are those that recognise and support talent advisers, those who make informed staffing decisions based on their knowledge and expertise.

HR 16 April 2018

Jobseekers get a shot at a new role with YoungCapital

A recruitment agency in the Netherlands has hit upon a rather unusual approach to get candidates to relax at interview – by offering them a joint or shot of alcohol.

Five actions to take now to prepare for technological disruptions to the workforce

The future could be an exciting place, where we tackle a lot of current challenges in society and create new opportunities.

4 September 2017

Ab Banerjee: A better way to find star performers

Goldman Sachs recently introduced a personality test for prospective new interns. By testing at application stage, the investment bank is hoping to hire new recruits who have similar qualities to its existing ‘star performers’.

Berry Recruitment find bar staff for UB40 gig through Facebook

A hospitality recruiter has managed to recruit all 70+ bar staff to work at reggae band UB40’s recent concert in Darlington entirely through Facebook.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 18 August 2017

Fewer students mean new opportunities for graduate recruiters

Graduate recruiters are having to contend with growing numbers of A-Level students spurning university to move directly into the world of work.

Engineering, IT/Telecoms 17 August 2017

Malmaison and Hotel du Vin expand apprenticeships

The hotel group behind the Malmaison and Hotel du Vin brands is to extend the range of apprenticeship it offers over the next year as part of its efforts to attract, develop and retain talent.

Work for NASA? It’s child’s play

NASA’s search for a planetary protection officer has attracted an application from a nine-year-old New Jersey resident.

Engineering 9 August 2017

Boeing Sheffield boosts future manufacturing skills hopes post-Brexit

Recruiters have welcomed the boost to UK manufacturing and development of future skills as a result of Boeing Sheffield being given the go-ahead.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 17-21 JULY 2017

This week’s contracts and deals, including: Genesis Employment Services, Hays Talent Solutions, National Locums, NonStop Recruitment, TAPFIN, Workday Human Capital Management

When a crisis strikes, define what good looks like

It’s vital to define what good looks like when recruiting to continue to bring talent into crisis-hit organisations, according to Carrie Birmingham (pictured), former director of News UK.

HR 13 July 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 10-14 JULY 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Bright Network, Jonathan Lee Recruitment, McGinley Group, Odro

Have you made the Investing in Talent Awards shortlist?

The shortlist has been announced for the Recruiter Investing in Talent Awards 2017 (see full list below).

28 June 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 26-30 JUNE 2017

This week’s appointments include: Beyond Associés, Clear Company, Gattaca, House of Fraser, IQX, Futurestep, Kentemp Recruitment & Staffing, Mazda Motors UK, Peace Recruitment, Raw Talent Academy, TeamJobs

Marketing & Sales, Retail 26 June 2017
Job search

Gen Y and millennials more likely to work abroad

Generation Y and millennials are more likely to seek new global assignments than their older peers, according to research from The RES Forum.

16 June 2017

Ex-hurdler’s advice for recruiters on finding ex-sports pros

If recruiters want to dip into the talent pool of ex-sports professionals, look for the parallels between performing in sport and in business.

15 June 2017

REC turns to ex-employment minister to head commission

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation has turned to a former employment minister to lead its new ‘Future of Jobs’ commission.

13 June 2017

Chinese students flock to Australia to plug gap in China’s wine industry

Chinese students are heading to South Australia to study winemaking to plug a talent winemaking shortage in China’s own wine industry.

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