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Fish producer heralds new dawn for work placements

One of the UK’s largest producers of fish and seafood has taken on all of the young people supplied to it in the past year by a work-placement charity.

Overqualified candidates might be valuable talent source

Recruiters have been urged not to miss out on valuable talent pools by refusing to even consider seemingly overqualified candidates for jobs.

30 April 2019

Management or culture: which is best?

Is it more important to get the management or the culture of an organisation right? It’s a case of neither and both, says Matt Frost.

HR 3 April 2019

No surprise hiring sentiment is down, reveals JobsOutlook survey

Plummeting hiring confidence among employers is no surprise, according to the CEO of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

Public sector, Social care 27 March 2019

Companies accelerate use of tech and digital recruitment to compete for talent

UK firms are turning to new technologies to deliver a better candidate experience and attract the best talent.

IT/Telecoms, HR 27 March 2019

Unions launch passport to support disabled people in work

The TUC and the GMB union have launched a new disability passport to help disabled people, who find themselves out of work or switch employers, access support they need.

25 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

Report finds the UK top of M&A deals globally in recruitment sector

Brexit uncertainty has failed to put a dampener on M&A activity in the recruitment sector, with the UK ranked number one globally for M&A transactions in 2018, according to a new report.

7 February 2019

Pimento offers marketing agencies chance to put staff on transfer loan

A virtual recruitment agency has hit upon an innovative way of enabling marketing professionals to swap marketing agency but subsequently return to their employer.

Marketing, HR 6 February 2019

Recruiters call for government to give clarity on immigration now

As evidence emerges EU talent is spurning the UK for other European countries, recruiters have backed calls from the CBI for government to give much greater clarity on post-Brexit immigration plans.

Executive search, IT/Telecoms 5 February 2018

Recruiters sceptical over leaked Doomsday Brexit economic document

Recruiters are sceptical over a leaked document showing the UK economy will be hit no matter what Brexit deal is struck.

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Industry calls for rethink after apprentice numbers plummet

Industry experts are calling for a rethink of the government’s Apprenticeship Levy scheme after the latest figures revealed a dramatic fall in those applying for places.

Hiring managers still not trained in unconscious bias, finds Adecco

More than one in three organisations are not training hiring managers to avoid unconscious bias, according to research by Adecco.

20 November 2017

Five ways to help your people find their purpose

Irrelevant of whether your organisation employs one, 10, 100s or 1000s of people, the businesses racing ahead are the ones who are focused on helping your people find their purpose, both professionally and personally.

HR 17 November 2017
Technology, employer brand and social recruiting are all hot topics from the latest membership survey from The FIRM (Forum for In-House Recruitment Managers).

Getting inside in-house recruiters

Technology, employer brand and social recruiting are all hot topics from the latest membership survey from The FIRM (Forum for In-House Recruitment Managers).

14 November 2017
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How your personality fits friendships at work

Having friends at work encourages productivity, employee retention, job satisfaction, team cohesion and much more, including personal growth and emotional support.

13 November 2017

Unemployment remains at record levels low despite Brexit uncertainty

UK unemployment remains at record levels, according to official data released by the Office for National Statistics this morning.

Terrorism big risk factor for firms sending workers abroad

Global terrorism features prominently among the biggest risks facing recruiters and other firms sending workers overseas, according to findings from global mobility specialist Santa Fe Relocation.

18 October 2017

ASA concludes PaymentSense job ad ‘not misleading’

The Advertising Standards Authority has not upheld a complaint against a job ad placed by merchant service provider PaymentSense for a field sales agent in Stratford.

Sales 4 October 2017

Start-up of the Month: Daniel Lewis Law

The eponymous ex-director of Longbridge Law on his new venture, Daniel LewIs Law.

Legal 19 September 2017

New data use drives finding future talent

Using data in innovative and intelligent ways will drive talent search.

IT/Telecoms, HR 19 September 2017

Making your employer brand stand out

Recruiters are facing a cocktail of pressures that makes an effective employer brand increasingly important.

IT/Telecoms, HR 19 September 2017

Japanese deals in UK recruiters on the up

Japanese corporates are increasingly looking to acquire established UK recruitment businesses.

Budget specifically to manage company culture

How can organisations build a successful internal culture? Budget for one, says an HR expert.

HR 7 September 2017

Government fund to boost Britain’s jobs in coastal towns

Thousands more jobs are set to be created across towns and cities along Britain’s coastline.

6 September 2017

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