This week’s contracts and deals include: Grad DNA, Lorien, Nigel Wright, Pearson TalentLens, Resume-Library, Rhino Site Services, Textkernel

• Recruitment and development tool provider Pearson TalentLens has agreed a strategic partnership with Grad DNA, the creators of an app that uses employer-approved tests to match candidates specifically to employers who need their skills.

The partnership sees Grad DNA’s mobile-first approach to recruitment combine with Pearson TalentLens’ psychometric assessments.

• Technology recruitment specialists Lorien, part of the global Impellam Group, has partnered with schools outreach provider TechGirls to help tackle the country’s STEM skills shortage and promote greater diversity within technology. The partnership was launched with an event at Lorien’s London HQ, which saw 19 sixth-form girls find out more about the opportunities available, as well as tips on building their professional brand.

• Consumer sector recruitment specialist Nigel Wright has agreed a deal to support McBride, a provider of private label household products. The firm has factories throughout Europe, producing products for major retailers globally.

Resume-Library has agreed a partnership with Textkernel, an international specialist in AI, machine learning and semantic technology for matching people and jobs. The integration sees the job board provide Textkernel users with access to its CVs, directly from its database.

Rhino Site Services has launched a commercial division through a merger with Barry-based Prince Resourcing. The deal sees Harry Driscoll, former owner of Prince Resourcing, join the independent recruitment firm. Rhino Commercial will specialise in recruiting for sales, HR, marketing and financial services on both contract, interim and permanent basis.

Recruiter’s HOT 100: HOT 10 Professional Sector Recruiters

This group covers the main professional candidate segments – accounting, finance, legal, HR, sales & marketing, media etc. and now includes four professional recruiters previously categorised in the HOT 10 as public sector specialists.

14 February 2022


This week’s new launches include: Billers Rec2Rec, Bullhorn Ventures, Coventry Building Society, Fridays, Future Work, Recruitmentt Ventures, Thames Water

New to Market 8 February 2022


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Bullhorn, cube19, Focus 5 Recruitment

Contracts 11 November 2021

Hirewell receives $21m investment from Prytek to accelerate growth

Talent acquisitions solution firm Hirewell has received a $21m (£15.5m) investment from Prytek, a global investment firm with expertise in integrating global services firms with cutting-edge technologies.

Contracts 9 November 2021