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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 April 2020

From building a school in Nepal to having a black-tie ball, you’ve been busy fundraising since the last Recruiter

12 March 2020

Sleep on the job at Hillarys and get paid for it

Home interiors specialists Hillarys is recruiting for a new sleep executive as part of a planned experiment that looks into the effect of light and sound on sleep quality.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 9 March 2020

Recruitment’s Finley comes out on Tapp on Love Island

Love Island might be off air now but love is certainly in the air in the recruitment industry as we have yet another reality TV show winner!

28 February 2020

Ex-contractor pays homage to IR35 in song

From in-depth articles to entire supplements from industry experts, Recruiter has tried to bring you everything you needed to know about IR35 and how it may affect your business.
 

24 February 2020

Lady Sanity is a natural fit for SF Recruitment

Midlands-based SF Recruitment is the latest recruiter to turn to the world of music to promote their hardworking consultants.

18 February 2020

Love Island door opens to another recruit(er)

When one door closes, another one opens, so they say, and this is especially true of recruitment’s representatives on ITV2’s hit show Love Island.

14 February 2020

Social recruiting March 2020

Whether you've been volunteering, fundraising or raising awareness, you’ve been a busy bunch since the last Recruiter

Charity & not-for-profit 13 February 2020

Recruitment drive for Buff Boyz in the London area

York-based buff butler service Buff Boyz has launched a recruitment drive for “fit, fun and friendly” men from around Greater London.

Hospitality/Leisure 10 February 2020

New recruiter Eva steps up to challenge in Love Island villa

What’s better than having a recruiter on ITV smash hit show Love Island?

7 February 2020

A role with a bird’s eye view in Cumbria

An idyllic nature reserve in Cumbria is recruiting for a seasonal warden to live on site and be paid £19k a year for their trouble.

Hospitality/Leisure 5 February 2020

Head of coffee role at Tate Britain pays £40k

Do you know your Ristretto from your Puñet? Then step this way – we have the perfect role for you.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 31 January 2020

Broomstick professor required at Alnwick Castle, muggles need not apply

What are your wizarding skills like and how are you on a broomstick? Well, if the magic has gone out of recruitment for you, why not give this a go.

Hospitality/Leisure 30 January 2020

Recruitment consultant Finn taps into the reality TV market

Recruitment’s representative on the very first series of ITV2’s winter Love Island is the “coolest guy around”, according to one his colleagues.

Family recruits for couple to manage luxury villa in Ibiza

A family is recruiting for a couple to manage a luxury villa (not the one pictured!) in Ibiza – and be paid £2k each a month for their trouble.

Hospitality/Leisure 24 January 2020

Bar staff required – no phones allowed

A Merseyside pub is recruiting for a role with a very specific requirement.

Hospitality/Leisure 22 January 2020

TV soap Hollyoaks puts a call out to recruit extras

If the world of recruitment has got all too serious for you, don’t worry – Hollyoaks has launched a recruitment drive for extras.

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