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Recruitment firms win prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

Three recruitment firms are among the 205 winners of the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in 2021, joining a wide variety of companies, including truffle hunters, a ‘cutting tools and hole-cutting solutions’ organisation, a digital ski coach and a sex toy maker in being selected for the prestigious business honour.

29 April 2021

Four recruitment firms win prestigious Queen’s Awards

Four recruitment firms are among the 205 winners of the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in 2021, joining a wide variety of companies, including truffle hunters, a ‘cutting tools and hole-cutting solutions’ organisation, a digital ski coach and a sex toy maker in being selected for the prestigious business honour.

29 April 2021

Recruitment firms win prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

Three recruitment firms are among the 205 winners of the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in 2021, joining a wide variety of companies, including truffle hunters, a ‘cutting tools and hole-cutting solutions’ organisation, a digital ski coach and a sex toy maker in being selected for the prestigious business honour.

29 April 2021

Cheers! Here comes the best job in the world – probably

If you could visit all your local pubs, test them out and say which ones are the best – AND get paid for it – you would probably say we were winding you up.

Hospitality/Leisure 22 April 2021

Social recruiting Mar/Apr 2021

What have you been up to? get in touch!

23 March 2021

Social recruiting Jan/Feb 2021

From donating Christmas gifts to funding nurses for vets, you’ve started the new year off in good style!

The ultimate stay-at-home role: slipper testers required

Snagging a job that keeps your feet nice and cosy is one thing – but finding one that can promise that and be done from home is quite another.

Retail 11 January 2021

New role attracts false eyelash wearers

A company is on the hunt for a new recruit to become an official ‘magnetic false eyelash tester’.

18 December 2020

ReQuire Consultancy brings Christmas to Salisbury’s children

Permanent staff provider ReQuire Consultancy in the South-West wanted to help the local community in what has been a tough run-up to Christmas.

18 December 2020

Social recruiting December 2020

From cycling in Derbyshire to leaping out of a plane over two miles from the ground, you’ve been busy fundraising since the last Recruiter...

Charity & not-for-profit 1 December 2020

Cocktail connoisseur or workplace bully? Two new roles to apply for

Are you a connoisseur of cocktails? Or perhaps, are you a (thankfully) out of work bully?

HR, Hospitality/Leisure 8 October 2020

US candidates reveal their hobbies and interests

If advising your candidates on preparing the perfect CV, what guidance do you give them to answer questions about additional interests, hobbies or the ‘Tell us about yourself’ cliffhanger?

2 October 2020

What music do recruiters listen to when working from home?

Recruiters, when you’re working from home, do you like a bit of Beethoven or a dip with Dua Lipa to get your toes tapping and the work running smoothly?

4 August 2020

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.

Opinion: office spaces will evolve into cultural hubs

A glut of articles and thought pieces have emerged on the death of the office, rejoicing in the huge saving that can be made by cutting real estate overheads. Yet thought pieces predicting the death of the office conceive of an office space one-dimensionally: as a neutral space for the completion of labour. 

Opinion: office spaces will evolve into cultural hubs

A glut of articles and thought pieces have emerged on the death of the office, rejoicing in the huge saving that can be made by cutting real estate overheads. Yet thought pieces predicting the death of the office conceive of an office space one-dimensionally: as a neutral space for the completion of labour. 

Social recruiting June/July 2020

Unprecedented times lead to extraordinary acts of kindness, as our recruiters have shown...

21 May 2020

Meet for lockdown wine tasting with colleagues

Healthcare and hospitality recruitment entrepreneur Penny Streeter OBE has introduced group wine tastings online during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Is working from home the real life or is it just fantasy?

Technology specialist CPS Group is one of the recruitment agencies that has weathered the coronavirus storm better than some.

IT/Telecoms 7 May 2020

What’s your remote working persona?

New research from global recruiter Robert Walters has identified three separate personality types that are emerging from recent weeks of working from home.

4 May 2020

Social recruiting May 2020

In testing times, recruiters are still trying to help out in the community. Here are just a few examples of what you've been up to since the last Recruiter...

17 April 2020

Getting fed up of all those virtual meetings? You’re not alone!

So how are all those virtual meetings working out for you during lockdown?

15 April 2020

Recruiters stay fit and physical during lockdown

Playing football with the kids, walking the dog and karaoke are just some of the ways recruiters are keeping fit in lockdown.

3 April 2020

Recruiters adjust to the new home-working norm

Amusing hats, a beard growing challenge and a six-year-old playing a vital role in conference calls are all helping to keep recruiters’ spirits up in lockdown.

27 March 2020

Zippia offers dream job for Irish film-loving recruit

Is Far And Away your favourite movie? Do you have a secret stash of Lucky Charms? Then we have the perfect role for you.

12 March 2020
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