The Ri5 interview: Andy Sumner and Sinead Bunting

Jul 2, 2015

It is fair to say that over the years, Monster has been one of the big innovators in recruitment. From its original mission statement of ‘Never settle’, the recruitment giant has always sought to move forward in how it uses technology and how it enables recruiters to engage with candidates. ... more or comment here

The Ri5 interview: Andy Sumner and Sinead Bunting

Penna announces 360 acquisition

Jun 30, 2015

Penna has announced its acquisition of recruitment advertising and communications business 360, whose clients include QinetiQ, Civil Aviation Authority, Estee Lauder, and Penguin Random House. ... more or comment here

The month in HE

Jul 2, 2015

Another round-up of news, figures and observations from the worlds of higher education and entry-level recruitment. ... more or comment here

Employers must invest in people to increase UK productivity, says CIPD

Jul 2, 2015

Employers must invest in workforce development and agile working practices in order to improve their productivity, according to research published today by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). ... more or comment here

UK school leavers lack skills compared to European counterparts, say bosses

Jul 2, 2015

British firms are struggling to find skilled candidates for junior roles, according to a survey carried out by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. ... more or comment here

Breakfast News: Can we still get their attention?

Jul 2, 2015

Last week Ri5 attended the latest Breakfast News event, hosted by GTI Media in association with Havas People and the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR), where we again heard from a great line-up of speakers who gave us their perspective on aspects of graduate recruitment. ... more or comment here

Liverpool leads UK job surge

Jul 2, 2015

Liverpool saw the UK’s highest increase in jobs last month, with the number of job postings in the city rising by 58% compared to June 2014. ... more or comment here

TARGETjobs Events and Sky team up to find the next generation of technologists

Jul 1, 2015

TARGETjobs Events has announced the launch of Explore Sky: an event for undergraduates looking to discover more about careers in software engineering and technology at Sky. ... more or comment here

Tender: Cork City Council

Jul 2, 2015

Cork City Council is looking to introduce a comprehensive corporate communications solution to be used by council directorates for disseminating information to the public using various technologies and channels, including social media. ... more or comment here

AGR Graduate Recruitment Awards 2015 winners announced

Jun 30, 2015

The winners of the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) 2015 Graduate Recruitment Awards were announced last night at an awards ceremony at the Birmingham Symphony Hall. ... more or comment here

MSLGROUP to hold social venture innovation day

Jun 30, 2015

MSLGROUP has announced it will close its UK offices to client work for a day on 9 July, so it can dedicate a day to helping social ventures from across London and the UK. ... more or comment here

Change of location for Havas People Manchester

Jun 30, 2015

After nearly 20 years overlooking Manchester United Football Club, Havas People Manchester has relocated to the city centre, joining fellow Havas agencies at 52 Princess Street. ... more or comment here

2015’s graduates have 16% more jobs to choose from

Jun 30, 2015

Graduates in 2015 will have more jobs to choose from than last year’s university leavers, helping to lift the number of total available vacancies to a new post-recession record. ... more or comment here

Pay awards stuck at 2% in longest period of stability since 2006

Jun 29, 2015

Employees’ pay increases have been stuck at the same level for the longest period since the end of 2006, according to the latest pay data released by XpertHR. ... more or comment here

Employers ‘must do more to impress candidates’

Jun 24, 2015

Recruiters are making basic mistakes in the way they engage with candidates and risk losing out on key talent as a result, according to research published by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). ... more or comment here

Parents say their children are ‘too clever’ for apprenticeships

Jun 25, 2015

A significant knowledge gap among parents, teachers and guardians means students are often unaware of the alternatives to university, according to research carried out by AllAboutSchoolLeavers. ... more or comment here 1 comment

Millennials look for ‘purpose and innovation’ in their ideal employers

Jun 24, 2015

Business and engineering students in the world’s 12 largest economies have chosen their favourite employers, with more than 240,000 respondents in Universum’s 2015 Talent Survey ranking the companies for which they would most like to work. ... more or comment here

Penna Executive Recruitment and Interim join Senior Management Worldwide

Jun 24, 2015

Penna has announced that it has become the UK member firm of Senior Management Worldwide (SMW), an established international executive interim network. ... more or comment here

GTI Media partners with Crunch Simply Digital to offer future graduate career services

Jun 24, 2015

GTI Media commercial director Jon Mallott has spoken about the organisation’s long-standing relationship with ad tech provider Crunch Simply Digital, and has outlined how the relationship is helping GTI Media to shape the future of graduate recruitment in the UK ... more or comment here

Accord team emerge victorious from News UK agency sports event

Jun 24, 2015

Accord were the big winners in a hotly-contested rounders tournament organised by News UK, which took place last week in Hyde Park. ... more or comment here 3 comments

Worried public sector workers turning to the private sector

Jun 23, 2015

Public sector workers fear their jobs are at risk and are turning to the private sector in order to find alternative roles, according to a survey published today by totaljobs. ... more or comment here

Acas launches report to help solve UK productivity gap

Jun 24, 2015

Acas has today published a report looking at the role workplaces can play in helping to solve the UK’s productivity problem. ... more or comment here

Three-quarters of Government vacancies remain unfilled

Jun 23, 2015

UK Government departments failed to fill almost three-quarters (72%) of vacancies in 2014/15, according to data obtained via Freedom of Information requests submitted by Bullhorn. ... more or comment here

Local World launches ten new evening editions

Jun 23, 2015

Regional news publisher Local World has launched ten new apps in an exclusive partnership with Google, offering readers a daily collection of the most important and entertaining content from their city. ... more or comment here

City job vacancies jump by 13% in May

Jun 23, 2015

The number of vacancies in the City of London increased by 13% year-on-year in May according to recruiter Robert Walters, which said the figures were a sign of increased business confidence following the General Election. ... more or comment here

UCAS analysis finds career and passion balance in students’ personal statements

Jun 23, 2015

University applicants across all subjects use a blend of career- and passion-related terminology when promoting their suitability for subjects, according to analysis by UCAS of 300,000 students’ personal statements this year. ... more or comment here