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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

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.

Brother Henry joins sister Scarlett’s search firm Harper:Fox Partners

Henry Allen-Horton has spoken to Recruiter about why he has chosen to join his Apprentice finalist sister Scarlett’s recruitment agency Harper:Fox Partners.

Papa John’s appoints first chief vegan officer

Following on from our story about the rise of vegan roles in February’s Recruiter, pizza maker Papa John’s has recruited a chief vegan officer.

Retail, Hospitality/Leisure 17 January 2020

Go off grid in 2020 with job opportunity on Great Blasket Island

The Great Blasket Island, off the coast of Kerry in Ireland, has been attracting interest in its job vacancies from across the world.

Hospitality/Leisure 15 January 2020

Social recruiting February 2020

Whether it’s sponsoring youngsters, sleeping rough or backing the right horse, you’ve certainly been busy since the last Recruiter

15 January 2020

Got a placement going on? Bang a gong

A Surrey-based recruitment agency has taken inspiration from English rock band T-Rex in marking new placements.

Life is a rollercoaster, you’ve just got to ride it – and get paid for it

A Florida-based company is recruiting a thrill seeker to ride rollercoasters and be paid £3k for their trouble.

Hospitality/Leisure 7 January 2020

Recruitment consultant gets mistaken for Hollywood A-lister

A recruitment consultant has featured in her local paper due to her startling resemblance to Hollywood A-lister and model Cara Delevingne (pictured, right).

IT/Telecoms 3 January 2020

Scarlett Allen-Horton misses winning BBC Apprentice by ‘the finest hair’

The dream of winning Lord Sugar’s £250k has come to an end for Our Scarlett.

Engineering, Executive search 19 December 2019

Brotherly backing as recruitment’s Scarlett Allen-Horton makes the Apprentice final

The brother of recruitment’s representative on this year’s BBC Apprentice has told Recruiter he is “super proud” of her for making this year’s final.

12 December 2019

Social recruiting January 2020

In the run up to the New Year, there was still time for you to let us know what you'd been up to since the last Recruiter

12 December 2019
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