EDITOR’S THOUGHTS: We need more women role models in recruitment

International Women’s Day serves as a stark reminder that while progress has been made towards achieving greater parity between men and women in the workplace, it remains frustratingly slow and so much can be achieved. One of the most rewarding aspects of a PR’s job, is the people we get to work with. Over the …

Is Recruitment failing women?

Originally published 2nd May 2017 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 …

LinkedIn: is it still the place to be for business professionals?

At its inception, LinkedIn was hailed as the be all and end all of business related social media. Combining the humble CV with the gravitas of Facebook, the platform was designed as a place where professionals could congregate – sharing insights, job postings, and best practice advice. This is what it was designed to do. …

5 brilliant examples of recruitment companies using PR to win new business

PR is the one element of the marketing mix that most recruiters struggle to truly ‘get’. And they’re not alone. But in truth, it doesn’t really matter. What does matter is that they understand how PR benefits their business, from raising their profile as an agency- of-choice to driving enquiries and positively impacting their bottom …

“Excessive’” executive pay – can it ever be justified?

By Paul MacKenzie-Cummins, editor of Recruiter imPRint and managing director at ClearlyPR – the PR agency for the Recruitment sector This blog is also available as a podcast on Recruiter Radio: Listen here I was recently asked to appear on ITV’s Good Morning Britain to debate the issue of executive pay. It is a subject …