Recruitment news this week: 5 things you need to read, watch and listen to

1 Jobs growth and real wage rise expected in 2018 The latest CBI/Pertemps employment trends survey has found that employer hiring intentions over the next 12 months remain high, with more than half of organisations surveyed planning to increases staff wages in line with or above inflation. When it comes to candidate attraction, 93% of …

PODCAST: 3 new business-winning PR tactics for Recruiters

It’s December. The time of year when most agencies take stock of the year gone by, resolve to drive their businesses forward, and work out how they’ll actually do it. But having great sales consultants alone won’t impact the bottom line as much as you’d like – for that to happen you need a little …

Profile opportunity: Has PR helped your agency?

In 2016 and 2017, we profiled a number of great agencies who have successfully used PR to boost their profile and drive new business. We’re looking to do the same again for the February issue of Recruiter imPRint – the UK’s only magazine dedicated to sharing real-world practical PR hints and tips for Recruitment businesses. …

Recruitment news this week: 5 things you need to read and listen to

1. What is the future of work? – The McKinsey Podcast AI, people analytics, automation – whatever label it takes, technology is already, and will continue to impact the world of work. More progress has been made with AI and automation over the last five years than at any time over the last 50, so …

Recruitment industry hits record number of start-ups in a single year new figures reveal – despite fears job market may be stalling

An average of 818 new agencies registered each month since January, with the total number of agencies trading in the UK now at a record 35,275 The number of newly registered recruitment agencies in 2017 has risen at its fastest ever rate, with 9,001 started since January, according to the specialist PR firm for the …