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Keeping above the law this summer with seasonal employment

By   /  July 27, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

Keeping above the law this summer with seasonal employment

For both agencies and employers in the leisure, hospitality and tourism sectors, the approach of summer brings with it the need for a temporary increase in the workforce to cope with the busy period.  Meeting seasonal demand can be both a practical challenge and a risk. Using a recruitment agency to supply seasonal workers is […]

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The most important lessons I’ve learnt as a recruiter

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

The most important lessons I’ve learnt as a recruiter

People are the key to a successful and profitable business: they are what make the brand, are the ones delivering excellent customer service and making sure that customers (your clients) get exactly what they pay for. Recruitment is therefore arguably the most important element to a successful business. But sourcing the right people is a […]

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Worker well-being in the recruitment sector

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

Worker well-being in the recruitment sector

Striking the balance between pressure and challenge can be a fine art and nothing truer could be said of the recruitment industry. Although not unique to the industry, the high-pressure, performance-centric environment, coupled with the burden of financial reward and demanding hours, can accelerate the rate of staff turnover and cements recruitment’s reputation as one […]

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Building bridges back to work

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

Building bridges back to work

“Am I ready? Am I in the right place to go back to work?” This is one of the most frequently asked questions by participants in the Work to Recover scheme, run by London-based recruiter Sidekicks. Work to Recover provides practical support to help people get back to work after recovering from mental illness. Sidekicks […]

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Managing rejection: How hiring an internal ‘recruiter’ can boost brand advocacy

By   /  May 25, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

Managing rejection: How hiring an internal ‘recruiter’ can boost brand advocacy

Steve Thompson, Managing Director, Forward Role Recruitment comments on why hiring an internal ‘recruiter’ to manage rejected applications could boost brand advocacy. A couple of years ago I was helping to manage a business-critical recruitment project at the Head Office of one of our region’s biggest brands… when the CEO popped his head around the […]

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Caution and cooperation needed in the face of public sector’s IR35 changes

By   /  May 11, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

Caution and cooperation needed in the face of public sector’s IR35 changes

This April saw IR35 reforms take effect in the public sector. The arrival of the legislation has been much heralded and its impact much maligned as a move that will undoubtedly impose a significant burden on an already overstretched public sector and puts agencies in the frame, making them responsible for carrying out HMRC’s enforcement […]

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The three most likely ways to be duped by recruitment ploys

By   /  April 27, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

The three most likely ways to be duped by recruitment ploys

In a competitive and fluid job market where data is valuable and potential job openings and candidates are very visible on the Internet, it is no surprise that job postings are not always what they seem. Here are the three most likely ways to be duped by recruitment ploys: 1. Data farming: An important development […]

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The challenges of recruiting diverse talent for the creative industries

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

The challenges of recruiting diverse talent into the creative industry

There are many challenges facing recruiters when looking for diverse talent for the creative industries. Recruitment industry expert and social campaigner Joanna Abeyie takes an in-depth look at these and how best to tackle them. Snooze, you lose Speed is crucial when it comes to hiring and even more so when hiring diverse talent. Often when […]

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How recruitment firms must flex to ease the return to work

By   /  March 30, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

How recruitment firms must flex to ease the return to work

Helping people return to work after a career break is once again under the spotlight following the budget announcement that £5m will go towards extending return to work schemes to all levels of management. How this funding trickles down remains to be seen, but the intention is to give those who have taken long career […]

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Reaching out: Achieving next-generation candidate interaction

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Industry Insider  /  No Comments

Reaching out: Achieving next-generation candidate interaction

Recruiter–candidate interaction has changed fundamentally in recent years. The diverse ways in which recruiters can now reach out to candidates – from social media to job boards, web searches to email – are both exciting and, to be fair, daunting. While recruiters clearly need to explore and utilise all the tools available to maximise the […]

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