Recruitment industry growth continues

900 new recruitment businesses set up shop so far this year lower than in 2016, but it’s too early to suggest a possible slowdown in 2017 The number of new recruitment agencies that opened their doors in the first four months of 2017 reached almost 900. But although the rate of growth marks a slowdown …

No cash or credit cards, just CVs: How one employer’s creative approach to recruitment has won worldwide attention

Those with green credentials will be all too familiar with the concept the Totnes pound, where goods and services are paid for using a currency that can only be used locally. The idea of course is to support the local economy and has, to some extent, been successful. Now a creative agency has taken the …

Latest edition of Recruiter IMPRINT out now

The May edition of IMPRINT, our in-house magazine aimed at providing practical PR insights to marketers and business leaders, is available to download, read and share now. In this issue: Candidate relations: Maximum output, minimum input Think you know what PR is? Think again All aboard: Turning your consultants into brand ambassadors Before you even …

Is Recruitment failing women?

The Times’ Top 50 Employers for Women in the UK report published the details of the best workplaces for women in an unranked list, yet despite recruitment being one of the fastest growing and most significant contributors to the UK economy not a single recruitment firm made the cut. Each organisation was required to provide …

Just for men: Is the gig economy sexist (and dangerous)?

The rise of the gig economy has been one of the most talked about stories in the media over the last 12 months. But recently published figures suggest that there is a gender imbalance within the gig workforce. Research conducted by the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce has found that …