The Ri5 interview:
Miles Skelton

Feb 26, 2015

Jobsgopublic celebrates its 15th birthday in 2015, a notable achievement for a number of reasons. Not only has the public sector recruitment specialist achieved long-term success amid a host of competition and an evolving market, it has done so at a time when the sector itself has been subject to significant change and cutbacks. ... more or comment here

The Ri5 interview: 
Miles Skelton

Ri5 profile: Kelly Rose

Feb 23, 2015

Kelly Rose is sales manager for New Scientist at RBI Recruitment Media. She joined RBI in September 2010 and has worked on the New Scientist brand for four years; she has worked with agencies, consultancies and direct customers across Europe and was recently promoted to sales manager for one of RBI’s flagship brands. ... more or comment here

Totaljobs launches online global talent tool for recruiters

Feb 26, 2015

Totaljobs has announced the launch of an online tool aimed at enabling employers and recruiters to better understand how, where and why talent moves around the world. ... more or comment here

Third of employees looking to move job in the next three months

Feb 26, 2015

One in three UK workers are planning to move roles within the next three months, with Gen Y employees the most likely to be considering a move. ... more or comment here 1 comment

Menzies appoints new HR director

Feb 26, 2015

Accountancy and business advisory firm Menzies has appointed Heather Garrett as its new HR director. ... more or comment here

Temp workers’ earnings match those of permanent counterparts

Feb 26, 2015

Temporary workers are likely to earn the same as, or more than, their permanent counterparts, according to research carried out by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). ... more or comment here

CIPD calls for more action on boardroom gender diversity

Feb 25, 2015

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has today called for businesses to work harder to improve female representation at board-level, as it launched a report that highlighted overall opposition to mandatory diversity quotas with employers preferring voluntary targets instead. ... more or comment here

2015 Recruiter Awards shortlist announced

Feb 25, 2015

The shortlist for the 2015 Recruiter Awards has been revealed, following a day of judging by a panel of industry experts. ... more or comment here

HR managers ‘have one of the best jobs in the UK’

Feb 25, 2015

HR managers have one of the best jobs in the UK, based on salary, career opportunities and job openings, according to a report released by Glassdoor. ... more or comment here

Tender: Halton Borough Council

Feb 24, 2015

Halton Borough Council is looking for suppliers to provide a range of services including media buying services, direct provision of print, online/digital, broadcast and outdoor and ambient channel advertising. ... more or comment here

Talent shortages ‘hit productivity and staff morale’

Feb 23, 2015

Almost half of businesses are struggling to meet deadlines and client expectations due to severe talent shortages, while one in five say shortages have resulted in decreased productivity. ... more or comment here

2015 CIPD People Management Awards open for entries

Feb 23, 2015

The 2015 CIPD People Management Awards are open for entries, with a total of 19 individual, team and specialist category awards up for grabs alongside an award for the overall winner. ... more or comment here

TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2015 - shortlists announced

Feb 20, 2015

The eagerly-anticipated shortlists for the TARGETjobs Awards 2015 have been announced, ahead of the awards ceremony that will take place on 1 April at Grosvenor House in London. ... more or comment here

Slow start to New Year pay rises

Feb 20, 2015

While employers may finally be giving their employees pay awards worth more than inflation, the level of increases on offer remains low, according to the latest data from XpertHR. ... more or comment here

Employment rate at record high but pay growth remains sluggish - CIPD

Feb 18, 2015

Despite the news that the UK unemployment rate has reached a joint-record high, more must be done to improve the fortunes of workers once they are in a job. ... more or comment here

Fantasy Football - Ri5 league latest

Feb 19, 2015

The January transfer window is closed, we’ve had a break for the FA Cup, and we’re on to the run-in towards the glory of winning the Ri5 Fantasy Football League. ... more or comment here

European universities could join UCAS admissions service

Feb 18, 2015

Universities from the European Union (EU) can apply to join the admissions service used by UK students, meaning European universities could soon offer places to students alongside institutions in the UK. ... more or comment here

Penna grows executive interim and search practice with new hires

Feb 17, 2015

Penna has announced several new appointments to its executive interim and search practice, which it said demonstrate the business’ growing strength in the commercial market as well as its continued commitment to the public sector. ... more or comment here

Candidates overlook social media pitfalls when job hunting

Feb 17, 2015

Jobseekers who fail to tailor their social media profiles when applying for roles are jeopardising their chances of career progression, according to research carried out by global recruiter Randstad. ... more or comment here

Employers warned to avoid ‘buy back’ as job market improves

Feb 17, 2015

Employers have been warned to consider the pitfalls of so-called ‘buy back’ in a resurgent labour market. ... more or comment here

YouGov survey reveals ‘most desirable’ jobs in Britain

Feb 17, 2015

The top three 'most desirable' jobs to have in Britain have been revealed today by YouGov. ... more or comment here

CIPD warns of new pay divide in UK labour market

Feb 16, 2015

A divide is emerging in the UK labour market, between those employers that can afford to increase wages at a rate that outstrips inflation, and those that are stuck in a pay freeze. ... more or comment here

Stay cool: How to attract the millennial talent your business needs

Feb 11, 2015

Nick Francis, creative director at Casual Films, tells Ri5 how businesses can attract and retain talented millennials – and also describes how the team recently conducted an exercise of its own in this space. ... more or comment here

Richard Mosley set to join Universum

Feb 12, 2015

Universum, the international employer branding specialist, has announced that Richard Mosley will be joining its executive team on 1 April as global vice president of strategy and advisory. ... more or comment here

Work experience ‘lottery’ fuelling youth unemployment, says government report

Feb 12, 2015

Young people are facing a ‘postcode lottery’ when they try to find work experience, with employers in some parts of the country almost twice as likely to offer work experience as their counterparts in other areas. ... more or comment here

Twitter announces UK job fair

Feb 12, 2015

Twitter has announced the launch of its first-ever UK job fair, following a pilot event that took place in Germany last year. ... more or comment here

UK job market dips in Q4 2014

Feb 12, 2015

The UK job market saw a dip in activity in the fourth quarter of 2014, with candidates dedicating less time to their job search than in the previous quarter. ... more or comment here

Tender: South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

Feb 12, 2015

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service is seeking quotations for a comprehensive software system which will allow its corporate communications team to deliver and maintain an effective corporate communications function. ... more or comment here

National Undergraduate Employability Awards – winners announced

Feb 10, 2015

The National Undergraduate Employability Awards took place last week, and saw a range of universities, employers and students pick up awards for their contributions to improving the employment prospects of students. ... more or comment here