Johnston Press up for sale

Oct 11, 2018

Johnston Press has put itself up for sale after months of speculation about the company’s future ... more or comment here

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What’s the return on candidate engagement?

Oct 11, 2018

Meet & Engage, Cielo and Capp hosted their breakfast event in the City last week, focusing on 'return on engagement' ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Oct 11, 2018

Our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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It’s World Mental Health Day. What of it?

Oct 10, 2018

As mental health goes under the spotlight today, Robert Walters releases a whitepaper entitled ‘The importance of mental health strategies in attracting top talent’ ... more or comment here

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Almost half of UK employees believe women are underrepresented in tech and digital roles

Oct 9, 2018

Monster Confidence, an initiative with award-winning social enterprise Stemettes, is focused on providing confidence, inspiration and guidance for young women looking to pursue STEM ... more or comment here

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Average salaries reach highest rate since January 2017

Oct 9, 2018

According to the latest data from CV-Library, salaries across the UK saw an increase of 6.6% in September, when compared with data from the same period in 2017 ... more or comment here

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Tender: University Of Portsmouth

Oct 9, 2018

The University are looking to appoint an advertising and media buying agency ... more or comment here

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Tender: University Of The West Of England (UWE)

Oct 9, 2018

The University is seeking a partner to take on the responsibility of their international student enquiry and enrolment service ... more or comment here

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New ‘First teacher’ campaign for The Department for Education (DfE)

Oct 4, 2018

Back in May, the DfE appointed Havas London as their creative agency. Now you can look at what they’ve been working on ... more or comment here 1 comment

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The Times top 100 graduate employers 2018-19 revealed

Oct 4, 2018

PwC has been voted the UK’s number one graduate employer in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers for an unprecedented fifteenth consecutive year ... more or comment here

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RAD Awards entry deadline extended

Oct 4, 2018

The entry deadline has been extended to 12th October ... more or comment here

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Right here, right now. Job hunting habits of today.

Oct 4, 2018

Monster releases stats to suggest that when it comes to searching for a new job, times are a-changing ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Barclays launches new graduate fund

Oct 4, 2018

Research from Barclays has revealed the true cost of getting onto the career ladder after university, with the average graduate attending four interviews and forking out a total £550 to land that all important job offer ... more or comment here

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Caterer.com People Awards 2018: winners announced

Oct 4, 2018

Caterer.com hosted its annual People Awards on Monday night, 1st October, at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge to celebrate the bravest and best talent initiatives in the UK hospitality industry ... more or comment here

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2018 NORAs finalists announced

Oct 4, 2018

The list of finalists for the 2018 National Online Recruitment Awards (NORAs), has been unveiled, ahead of the awards ceremony taking place in November ... more or comment here

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Half of UK workers are in the wrong job

Oct 3, 2018

New CIPD research highlights the need to improve people management and development opportunities to boost engagement and productivity ... more or comment here

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Stuart Thomas appointed Job Board Manager at Cision Jobs (formerly Gorkana Jobs)

Oct 2, 2018

1st October saw the launch of Cision Jobs, formerly Gorkana Jobs, with Stuart Thomas appointed as Job Board Manager ... more or comment here

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Tender: UK Atomic Energy Authority

Oct 2, 2018

The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) require the services of a media agency to support their recruitment advertising demands ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Simon Crowe

Sep 27, 2018

Brand Consultant for Crunch Simply Digital, we thank Simon for being the latest to take part in the Ri5 Profile ... more or comment here 1 comment

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The Metropolitan Police Service launch 'Do Something Real’ recruitment campaign

Sep 27, 2018

The Metropolitan Police Service is launching its most ambitious police constable recruitment campaign to date ... more or comment here

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Media Bites

Sep 26, 2018

including updates from FT, CV-Library, Mummyjobs, Jobs4 and Gumtree ... more or comment here

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CIPD People Management Awards winners announced

Sep 26, 2018

The winners of the 2018 CIPD People Management Awards were announced last night, at an awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel hosted by TV presenter and journalist, Steph McGovern ... more or comment here

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UK’s top undergraduate employers 2018-19

Sep 26, 2018

Goldman Sachs Group has taken the top spot in a list of the top 100 undergraduate employers in the UK, compiled by RateMyPlacement ... more or comment here

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CIPD and Mind launch guidance for managers to support mental health at work

Sep 27, 2018

The CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, and Mind, the mental health charity, have jointly published a revised mental health guide for managers to improve support for those experiencing stress and mental health issues at work ... more or comment here

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Top graduate jobs soar yet state-schooled graduates are vastly underrepresented

Sep 25, 2018

According to research undertaken by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE), businesses hired significantly more graduates, apprentices and interns this year, however much more needs to be done to improve diversity ... more or comment here

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Vodafone UK launches initiatives to expand digital skills

Sep 25, 2018

To help build the UK’s digital future, Vodafone has announced new education and mentoring programmes developed for university students, digital entrepreneurs and Vodafone employees interested in a digital career ... more or comment here

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The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) launches new undergraduate campaign

Sep 20, 2018

Ahead of the university’s open day calendar, UCLan goes out of its way to make a splash in the ever-competitive grad market ... more or comment here

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BP launches the Skills Refinery to support students’ employability

Sep 20, 2018

New online portal aims to help students equip themselves for the future world of work ... more or comment here

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Record numbers of students accepted through Clearing

Sep 20, 2018

UCAS has published the latest acceptance figures for the 2018 application cycle, as of 28 days after A level results day ... more or comment here

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One third of students 'can't afford' internships

Sep 20, 2018

New research from graduate jobs board Milkround has revealed that almost one in three (27%) are worried they will lose out on roles to other applicants who can afford to accept a poorly paid internship ... more or comment here

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 Regional Winners: North West, North East, London, East Midlands and East of England

Sep 20, 2018

Regional winners in the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 are being announced at 9 regional ceremonies taking place over the next 3 weeks ... more or comment here

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What are the latest scores on the ‘impact of automation’ doors?

Sep 19, 2018

‘The Future of Jobs 2018’ by the World Economic Forum gives the lowdown on how automation is expected to shape the workplace in the future ... more or comment here

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In the spotlight: Birmingham City University/SMRS

Sep 18, 2018

In the first of a new series, "In the spotlight", we asked SMRS about their recent work with Birmingham City University ... more or comment here

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Tender: Solihull College

Sep 20, 2018

The College is seeking a strategic partner to work alongside their Marketing Department ... more or comment here

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Tender: University of Winchester

Sep 19, 2018

The University is looking to set up a Framework of suppliers to help build on its newly created brand identity ... more or comment here

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Aviva appoints Blackbridge as key recruitment marketing partner

Sep 13, 2018

Aviva plc has selected Blackbridge Communications as its recruitment marketing agency ... more or comment here

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HRH Duke of Cambridge backs Mental Health at Work gateway

Sep 13, 2018

Supported by Mind, The Royal Foundation, Heads Together and 11 other high-profile organisations, the gateway looks to help workplaces improve staff wellbeing ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Sep 12, 2018

Our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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McDonald’s. Doing their bit for the youth of today

Sep 12, 2018

From their inspirational TV and online advert, to apprenticeships and Youth Opportunity programme, McDonald’s are hitting the right early talent notes ... more or comment here

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Phill Lane appointed MD of ThirtyThree's Bristol office

Sep 12, 2018

Formerly Head of Brand & Insight at ThirtyThree, Phill Lane has been appointed Managing Director of the company’s Bristol office with effect from 3rd September 2018 ... more or comment here 2 comments

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 Regional Winners: South East

Sep 12, 2018

Regional winners in the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 are being announced at 9 regional ceremonies taking place over the next 3 weeks ... more or comment here

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International education study highlights UK strength

Sep 11, 2018

More students from across the globe are choosing to study at UK universities, according to an international study on the world’s best education systems ... more or comment here

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Tender: University of Northampton

Sep 11, 2018

The University is seeking a supplier to undertake an Undergraduate creative campaign ... more or comment here

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RMAs: finalists revealed

Sep 6, 2018

The finalists for the twenty four categories in the 2018 Recruitment Marketing Awards have now been revealed ... more or comment here

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Royal Marines Commandos recruitment campaign tells it straight

Sep 6, 2018

The UK’s world-renowned amphibious force launches its new campaign ... more or comment here

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Hilton’s Elevator graduate programme celebrates its 20th anniversary

Sep 6, 2018

It’s graduate season and one scheme has reason to celebrate ... more or comment here

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PwC responds to research with Flexible Working Network

Sep 5, 2018

In response to finding that almost half of people put flexibility and a good work/life balance first with when choosing a job, PwC have introduced their Flexible Talent Network ... more or comment here

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Tender: University of Leicester

Sep 5, 2018

The University seeks a supplier to recruit appropriately qualified students from a diversity of countries ... more or comment here

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Penna and Adecco acquire Stafford Long

Sep 3, 2018

Penna and Adecco announce the acquisition of Stafford Long - an award winning creative communications business that specialises in employer branding, events and marketing to graduates and experienced hires ... more or comment here

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2019 National Undergraduate Employability Awards are open for nominations

Sep 4, 2018

RMP Enterprise has announced the 2019 National Undergraduate Employability Awards are open for nominations ... more or comment here

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Hey Hollywood! Catch up, if you can!

Aug 30, 2018

easyJet launches campaign to recruit female pilots of the future ... more or comment here

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Stop tweeting, start meeting

Aug 30, 2018

Mike Hoffman shares his disenchantment with Twitter and advises to take your audience to the place that shows them the value of the work they would do for you ... more or comment here 5 comments

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The truth about the gig economy

Aug 30, 2018

Randstad has conducted research to see how the gig economy is affecting workers and businesses alike ... more or comment here

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What is Gen Z’s take on the employment market?

Aug 29, 2018

Leading UK graduate jobs board, Milkround, surveyed recent graduates to find out ... more or comment here

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Tender: Swansea University

Aug 29, 2018

The University is seeking an advertising planner and buyer to assist with their recruitment marketing activity ... more or comment here

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TUI welcomes its first ever robotic humanoid employee

Aug 28, 2018

The humanoid robot commonly known as “Pepper” is the latest employee to be hired by TUI Nordic ... more or comment here

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CV-Library hits 13m mark

Aug 28, 2018

CV-Library is celebrating thirteen million CVs on its registered database ... more or comment here

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Ever heard of Dare.Win?
Take 5. It’s most entertaining.

Aug 23, 2018

Dare.Win is a content creation, social media and advertising agency based in Paris. Here we look at their new intern campaign. It’s worth it ... more or comment here

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GCSE pupils gaining knowledge and skills for future success

Aug 23, 2018

Pupils across the country celebrate success in new gold-standard GCSE qualifications ... more or comment here

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Brexit ‘no deal’ plans should extend Freedom of Movement

Aug 22, 2018

The Government’s Brexit ‘no deal’ plans should extend Freedom of Movement for at least two years to help British cities avoid labour shortfalls ... more or comment here

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Agency Bites

Aug 22, 2018

Welcome to our latest round-up of news and announcements from the agency world. This month sees a packed edition, with plenty of updates on the awards, client and people fronts ... more or comment here

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The end of the 9-5?

Aug 21, 2018

New research released by McDonald’s UK, reveals more than half of UK adults want to move away from traditional working patterns, choosing jobs that enable them to work more flexibly and prioritise commitments outside of work ... more or comment here

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Parents encourage students to take a closer look at apprenticeships

Aug 21, 2018

A survey of parents of 11-18 year olds commissioned by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), has found that parents are moving away from encouraging their children to take the traditional university route in favour of apprenticeships ... more or comment here

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Small Circle summer event

Aug 21, 2018

Small Circle, the recruitment advertising industry’s favourite networking event, is back in September with its summer get-together ... more or comment here

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Clearing 2018: What we’ve seen so far this morning

Aug 16, 2018

Crunch Simply Digital gives us their expert first-impressions of Clearing 2018 ... more or comment here

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A record percentage of young people are off to university

Aug 16, 2018

In England, a record 27.9 per cent of the 18 year old population have been accepted through UCAS ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Aug 16, 2018

Our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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CV-Library opens office in Glasgow

Aug 16, 2018

CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job site, has opened the doors to a new regional office in Glasgow ... more or comment here

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The RADs 2019: Chair of Judges announced

Aug 15, 2018

Sally Winfield has been named Chair of Judges for the 2019 awards ... more or comment here

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Research reveals lesser known qualifications could help boost skills and jobs

Aug 14, 2018

Level 4 and 5 qualifications could be the key to unlocking skills demanded by employers ... more or comment here

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Tender: Cambridgeshire County Council

Aug 14, 2018

Cambridgeshire County Council wish to undertake a marketing campaign for Social Workers ... more or comment here

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Tender: Department for Education

Aug 14, 2018

The Department for Education (DfE) is seeking to procure support to aid the recruitment, transition, training and retention of career changers and post-doctoral researchers into teaching ... more or comment here

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Jupiter acquires Sparks Advertising

Aug 10, 2018

Jupiter Advertising Ltd has today (10th August) acquired Sparks Careers Ltd for an undisclosed sum ... more or comment here 2 comments

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New clearing campaign for the University of Suffolk

Aug 9, 2018

With exam results looming, the University of Suffolk is primed to target the clearing grad market with a new campaign ... more or comment here 1 comment

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New joiners take five months to get up to speed

Aug 9, 2018

New research has revealed that, on average, it now takes five months to train new employees to do their job ... more or comment here

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2018: regional finalists announced

Aug 9, 2018

Now in their 15th year, the Awards showcase the diverse and growing range of sectors engaged with apprenticeships, whilst celebrating outstanding apprentices, employers and individuals who go above and beyond to champion apprenticeships across England ... more or comment here

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The RADs 2019: four new categories

Aug 9, 2018

Four new categories have been introduced for the 2019 Awards ... more or comment here

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Automation. Are we ready and willing? Or not?

Aug 8, 2018

New research on workers’ views and expectations about technology was released to coincide with the launch of the Commission on Workers and Technology ... more or comment here

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Tender: York St John University

Aug 7, 2018

The University has ambitious plans to grow international student recruitment ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Paul Naylor

Aug 2, 2018

Head of Employer Sales at Prospects, Paul has a passion for graduate recruitment, sport, music and film. Not necessarily in that order ... more or comment here

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The UK skills shortage is costing organisations £6.3 billion

Aug 1, 2018

The majority of organisations in the UK (91%) struggled to find workers with the right skills over the past 12 months, according to a new report commissioned by The Open University ... more or comment here

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People News

Aug 1, 2018

Recent appointments, promotions and work anniversaries ... more or comment here

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HE Bites

Jul 31, 2018

A round up of bites from in and around the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Talent Works moving to new Northampton office

Jul 30, 2018

Talent Works is moving into a new 8,000 sq. ft. purpose-built workspace in Northampton ... more or comment here

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Half of students regret going to university

Jul 30, 2018

48% of students and graduates regret going to university according to research by Barclays Apprenticeships ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist unveiled

Jul 30, 2018

The shortlist for this year’s Personnel Today Awards has been announced, ahead of the awards ceremony which takes place in November. ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Fantasy Football League 2018/19

Jul 31, 2018

Fantasy Premier League returns next weekend. All the details on how to join the Ri5 league ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Tender: The Scottish Government

Aug 2, 2018

This Framework Agreement is for the provision of Interim professional staff services on a National basis ... more or comment here

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Tender: Education And Training Foundation

Jul 31, 2018

The Education and Training Foundation is looking for a delivery partner for the management and delivery of “The Further Forces Programme – Northern Hub”. ... more or comment here

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Ri5 readers get vocal about Brexit

Jul 26, 2018

Find out what you had to say in our latest poll, as we approach Brexit crunch time ... more or comment here

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Increase in unconditional offers made to young people in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland

Jul 26, 2018

Students are increasingly likely to be made an unconditional offer for a place on an undergraduate course, before they have completed their qualifications at school or college ... more or comment here

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The top 10 cities for job growth: Q2 2018

Jul 26, 2018

New data from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, reveals that job growth is strong across the UK, with Hull leading the table. ... more or comment here

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SMRS launch new youth market data insight tool

Jul 25, 2018

YWare pools youth data in one place to optimise employers’ chances of finding the right early years talent ... more or comment here

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Media Bites

Jul 25, 2018

including updates from CV-Library, Jobs4, Abintegro, ICAEW, ... more or comment here

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Recruitment Marketing Awards 2018: deadline extension

Jul 23, 2018

The organiser of the Recruitment Marketing Awards has announced an extension to the entry deadline for the 2018 awards ... more or comment here

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The Branding Man (a.k.a Steve Keith) explains why teachers are wrong to write-off apprenticeships

Jul 23, 2018

As the former Marketing and Communications Lead – Apprenticeships for EY, we welcomed Steve’s opinions on the matter ... more or comment here

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RateMyApprenticeship Awards: winners announced

Jul 20, 2018

The winners of the 2018 RateMyApprenticeship Awards have been announced, with BAE Systems taking home the crown for the headline Award, RateMyApprenticeship’s Top Employer ... more or comment here

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KPMG come out top for social mobility

Jul 19, 2018

The Social Mobility Employer Index 2018 is out ... more or comment here

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Milkround presents its latest research

Jul 19, 2018

Last month, Milkround held their bi-annual Insight Breakfast, presenting the recent findings from their latest student and graduate Candidate Compass report ... more or comment here

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What’s in a job title?

Jul 18, 2018

This. Is Brilliant. Hiscox have filmed a series of short interviews, as they ask the general public to try and guess what a number of job titles meant / mean / will mean ... more or comment here 1 comment

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The Month in HE

Jul 18, 2018

Our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Tender: Cambridgeshire County Council

Jul 19, 2018

The Council are embarking on a teacher recruitment marketing campaign ... more or comment here

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Internships leading to top graduate job offers

Jul 17, 2018

New research by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE) shows how internships are essential to employment with businesses hiring more interns, increasing their salaries, investing in quality programmes and working harder to bring them back as employees ... more or comment here

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CV-Library partners with Google on new job searching feature

Jul 17, 2018

Leading independent job board, CV-Library, has today announced its partnership with Google on the company’s new job search experience in the UK ... more or comment here

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The Heist Awards 2018: winners announced

Jul 16, 2018

The winners of the 2018 Heist Awards, organised by Havas Education, have been announced following an awards ceremony in Manchester last week ... more or comment here

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That Little Agency is already growing up...

Jul 12, 2018

Happy 1st Birthday to Bristol-based That Little Agency. Mark Beavan, Head of Agency, shares how their first year has gone ... more or comment here 32 comments

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LEGO® teams up with the Year of Engineering and the IET

Jul 12, 2018

LEGO® teams up with the Year of Engineering and the Institution of Engineering and Technology for the Engineers of the Future roadshow, giving schoolchildren the opportunity to meet engineers and experience hands-on learning ... more or comment here

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Reminder - entries close soon for The Recruitment Marketing Awards

Jul 12, 2018

The entry deadline for the 2018 Recruitment Marketing Awards is fast approaching, and the organiser has issued a reminder for all entrants to get their submissions in on time ... more or comment here

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Looking beyond the CV

Jul 11, 2018

Kew Green Hotels are redefining and redesigning what it means to apply and work there, in a bid to win the war on talent ... more or comment here

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ISE Awards 2018: winners announced

Jul 11, 2018

The winners of the 2018 Institute of Student Employers (ISE) Student Recruitment Awards were announced last night, at an awards ceremony hosted by award-winning broadcaster Steph McGovern as part of the ISE’s annual Student Recruitment Conference ... more or comment here

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Will social media help nursing appeal to the next generation?

Jul 11, 2018

Health Education England (HEE) certainly hopes so as they launch a new nursing awareness campaign aimed at 16-18 year olds ... more or comment here

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Amberjack’s Race to the Stones

Jul 11, 2018

A team from Amberjack will be taking part in The Race to the Stones this weekend, raising money for the SSAFA ... more or comment here

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RAD Awards 2019: open for entries

Jul 10, 2018

The 2019 RAD Awards are now open for entries. Entrants have until 28th September to get their submissions in, with a total of 19 main categories to choose from ... more or comment here

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Balancing global EVP with local culture essential to engage top tier graduates

Jul 10, 2018

Alexander Mann Solutions has released their latest research which explores best practices and strategies from leading global organisations ... more or comment here

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Tender: University of Derby

Jul 10, 2018

The University are seeking a supplier of advertising and marketing services for their marketing and communications department ... more or comment here

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Tender: The Future Cities Catapult Limited

Jul 10, 2018

The Future Cities Catapult wish to establish a Framework Agreement for recruitment services ... more or comment here

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Happy 70th Birthday to the NHS

Jul 4, 2018

And what better present could they hope to receive? A £multi-million advertising campaign to attract thousands of new nurses. But will it deliver? ... more or comment here

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Ri5 poll: Brexit? How are you feeling now?

Jul 4, 2018

Two years ago, we did a snap survey to garner industry opinion on Brexit. Has it changed? ... more or comment here

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2018 Recruitment Marketing Awards: new categories

Jul 5, 2018

Two new categories have been introduced for 2018: Content Marketing and Candidate Management ... more or comment here

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Amberjack shortlisted for two ISE Student Recruitment Awards

Jul 5, 2018

After winning four Recruiter Awards, Amberjack are targeting more success at the ISE Student Recruitment Awards ... more or comment here

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Vodafone launches programme to support LGBT+ talent

Jul 5, 2018

Vodafone has launched a multi-country programme to help attract and support LGBT+ talent ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Stick or twist? How often should workers change jobs?

Jul 5, 2018

CV-Library's research found 54.5% of UK workers surveyed believe that staying in the same job for ‘too long’ can damage your career ... more or comment here

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BA launch new pilot recruitment campaign

Jul 4, 2018

British Airways has launched a new campaign to recruit experienced pilots for its regional operation ... more or comment here

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Investing in Talent Awards 2018: open for entries

Jul 5, 2018

Recruiter’s Investing in Talent Awards are now open for early bird entries ... more or comment here

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Teachers unlikely to advise apprenticeships

Jul 3, 2018

Around two-thirds of young people are interested in apprenticeships, but teachers still unlikely to advise their pupils to opt for one ... more or comment here

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Tender: Watford Borough Council

Jul 3, 2018

The Council wishes to establish a Framework Agreement that provides a high quality Applicant Tracking System ... more or comment here

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Tender: Harris Federation

Jul 3, 2018

The Harris Federation is seeking the services of a job advertiser to promote their employment opportunities ... more or comment here

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New high-profile campaign for The Royal Navy

Jun 28, 2018

WCRS launches two new commercials in a bid to attract young people into The Royal Army ... more or comment here

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ISE Conference: Awards shortlist and speaker line-up announced

Jun 28, 2018

The Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has revealed the speakers for the Student Recruitment Conference 2018 and released the shortlist for its 2018 Awards ... more or comment here

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Is demand for professional talent dipping?

Jun 28, 2018

Research from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) reveals an increase in permanent roles, but a slow-down in the demand for talent overall ... more or comment here

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New brand image and website for RMP Enterprise

Jun 28, 2018

To celebrate over 10 years in the industry championing early talent, RMP Enterprise has launched a brand new image and website ... more or comment here

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Tender: Gloucestershire County Council

Jun 28, 2018

Gloucestershire County Council is seeking to award 2 contracts for public notices - advertising and recruitment advertising - through an OJEU compliant open process ... more or comment here

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Tender: Harper Adams University

Jun 28, 2018

The University are looking to appoint a creative full service agency to continue the university brand journey ... more or comment here

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CV-Library & Jobserve top job board performers

Jun 28, 2018

In May, CV-Library and Jobserve had the highest average application per job posted via WaveTrackR ... more or comment here 4 comments

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Kerry Foods win three awards at the HR Excellence Awards 2018

Jun 27, 2018

The HR Excellence Awards took place in London on 25th June, with Kerry Foods taking home three awards ... more or comment here

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People News

Jun 27, 2018

Recent appointments, promotions and work anniversaries ... more or comment here

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O2 reopening Career Returners programme

Jun 27, 2018

O2 is reopening its pioneering Career Returners programme, with 20 new roles available for those who have taken time out from their career and have a passion for technology ... more or comment here

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London... you’re the tops

Jun 27, 2018

New global survey ranks London as the best city to work in for overseas workers, but the UK in general? Not so much ... more or comment here

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Agency Bites

Jun 26, 2018

Our summer round-up finds some the industry’s biggest names up to their eyeballs in new work, new joiners and award wins. So far it looks like 2018 is going to be a bumper year ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 Gender Pay Gap rapid-fire survey results

Jun 21, 2018

Thanks to everyone who supported us. The scores are in ... more or comment here

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Universities: 2018 TEF Awards

Jun 21, 2018

Results of this year’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) have been published ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Jun 21, 2018

Our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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A bright future for Goldsmiths

Jun 21, 2018

Goldsmiths seeks to appeal to diverse audiences with its new brand ... more or comment here

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2018 Recruitment Marketing Awards now open for entries

Jun 19, 2018

The 2018 Recruitment Marketing Awards (RMAs) are now open for entries, ahead of this year’s awards ceremony which takes place in November ... more or comment here

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Tender: Bank of England

Jun 19, 2018

The Authority is seeking a suitable supplier to assist on managing early years and experienced hire recruitment ... more or comment here

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RateMyApprenticeship Awards: finalists announced

Jun 19, 2018

The finalists of the RateMyApprenticeship Awards have been announced, ahead of the ceremony on 19th July ... more or comment here

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HE Bites

Jun 19, 2018

A round up of bites from in and around the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Half of UK workers consider quitting their jobs, due to lack of support around mental health

Jun 19, 2018

CV-Library conducted a survey of 1,100 UK workers which sought to explore the topic of mental health in the workplace and how well employers support their staff ... more or comment here

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Tender: North Lanarkshire Council

Jun 19, 2018

North Lanarkshire Council wishes to establish a contract for the provision of media buying services to facilitate the purchase, booking and management of space for recruitment advertising and public information notices ... more or comment here

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Havas London wins three-year Department for Education contract

Jun 14, 2018

Creative agency Havas London has won its first piece of UK government business – following a competitive pitch for The Department for Education’s (DfE) teacher recruitment business ... more or comment here

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TMP Worldwide acquired

Jun 13, 2018

TrueBlue acquires TMP Holdings Ltd – strengthening PeopleScout’s global RPO and talent advisory capabilities ... more or comment here

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Virtual reality and recruitment. Starring the RAF.

Jun 14, 2018

It’s not like you can host an Open Day on the edge of the earth, so the RAF are doing the next best thing ... more or comment here

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People Analytics. Friend or foe?

Jun 14, 2018

New report says it’s driving business performance, but the UK lacks confidence in it ... more or comment here

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Wave acquire recruitment website provider Recwebs

Jun 15, 2018

Wave has acquired Recwebs, the recruitment website technology business as of 1st June 2018 ... more or comment here

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Tender: Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S)

Jun 14, 2018

DE&S is looking to establish a framework for Executive Recruitment Support ... more or comment here

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Tender: The Office for Students

Jun 14, 2018

The Office for Students are setting up a Framework to provide a range of services including temporary agency staff, fixed term contracts, temporary to permanent and permanent recruitment ... more or comment here

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‘Milkrounds’ still relevant in the social media age, research finds

Jun 14, 2018

Face-to-face engagement strategies are still viewed as a vital means of attracting graduate talent ... more or comment here

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Are skills gaps and Brexit going to be the downfall of UK businesses?

Jun 13, 2018

According to a new report released by The City & Guilds Group they are ... more or comment here 1 comment

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CV-Library acquires JobsMedical.co.uk

Jun 12, 2018

CV-Library has announced that it has acquired health and medical job site, JobsMedical.co.uk, as it continues to increase its network of 800+ recruitment partners ... more or comment here

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Tender: Education & Training Foundation

Jun 12, 2018

This tender is an initiative between the Foundation, DfE and MoD: a programme for troop resettlement to education and training careers ... more or comment here

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The great gender pay gap debate. Have your say.

Jun 6, 2018

As PwC bans all-male job shortlists to boost the number of women in senior roles, we want to know what you’re thinking in our poll ... more or comment here

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PepsiCo launches ‘Ready to Return’ refresher programme

Jun 7, 2018

PepsiCo have launched a new recruitment campaign aimed at giving returners to work the opportunity to refresh their skills ... more or comment here

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Mayor of London campaign highlights gender pay inequality

Jun 7, 2018

As part of the #behindeverygreatcity campaign, the Mayor of London’s office has produced a short video highlighting the extent of the gender inequality pay gap in the capital and what is being done about it ... more or comment here

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So McWrong, it’s McRight

Jun 7, 2018

McDonald’s in Belgium are appealing to students that it’s okay to make mistakes ... more or comment here

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Tender: Coventry University

Jun 7, 2018

The University wishes to appoint a new Staff Recruitment Buying Services supplier ... more or comment here

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Jobsgopublic asks is age just a number when it comes to recruitment?

Jun 6, 2018

Find out more in this multigenerational research piece ... more or comment here

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CIPD People Management Awards 2018: finalists announced

Jun 5, 2018

The finalists have been announced for this year’s CIPD People Management Awards, which set out to recognise outstanding and innovative achievements in people management, learning and development ... more or comment here

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Graduation selfies pose degree fraud threat

Jun 5, 2018

Recruiters should be vigilant, with fraudsters able to produce fake degree certificates based on their inclusion in graduation selfies, according to Prospects’ Higher Education Degree Datacheck (HEDD) ... more or comment here

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Guardian UK 300 for 2018/19: results revealed

Jun 5, 2018

GTI has published this year’s Guardian UK 300 rankings ... more or comment here

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Tender: Network Homes

Jun 5, 2018

Network Homes would like to create a Framework aimed to appoint agencies for the provision of temporary, interim and permanent recruitment services ... more or comment here

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SMRS and The Student Room launch Firsthand

May 31, 2018

Firsthand promises to ‘celebrate the positive and transformational impact of Universities one story at a time’. Dan Beynon, head of education at SMRS, introduces us to their new project ... more or comment here

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Breakfast News – Up close and personal

May 31, 2018

GTI’s latest Breakfast News event took place at a busy Anthologist, on the subject of ‘Up close and personal’, it focussed on personal data and the GDPR legislation that came into effect on 25 May. ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Vicky Turner

May 31, 2018

It's only taken 18 years, but Ri5's Vicky talks Mr Wimpy and Frazzles ... more or comment here 2 comments

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The Heist Awards 2018: shortlist announced

May 31, 2018

The shortlist for the 2018 Heist Awards, organised by Havas People, have been announced in advance of the awards ceremony set to take place on 12th July in Manchester ... more or comment here 1 comment

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"We have one woman already on the board, so we are done - it is someone else’s turn"

May 31, 2018

Just one of the explanations heard by the team behind the government-backed Hampton-Alexander Review for not appointing women to FTSE company boards ... more or comment here

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The Tipping Point: essential insights for the talent acquisition and recruitment industry

May 31, 2018

This unique event will provide essential insights for the talent acquisition and recruitment industry ... more or comment here

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Introducing T-Levels. The new kid on the education block.

May 30, 2018

From 2020, there will be more post-16 education choice than ever ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

May 29, 2018

Our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Picking Pink Squid’s brains on early talent

May 24, 2018

The world is changing. As is the early talent market. Here’s what Pink Squid’s top squids have to say on the matter ... more or comment here

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MI6 launches first TV recruitment advert

May 24, 2018

As part of a campaign entitled ‘Secretly, we’re just like you”, Mi6 launched its first ever recruitment campaign to feature a TV advertisement ... more or comment here 3 comments

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Rolls-Royce partners with Blackbridge Communications

May 23, 2018

Blackbridge Communications has won a competitive pitch to devise and deliver Rolls-Royce’s end-to-end early talent strategy ... more or comment here

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Who’s up for London Pride this year?

May 24, 2018

That’s the question the CIPD is asking its members this year, and here’s why ... more or comment here

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UK professionals say careers influenced positively by social media

May 24, 2018

Research by CV-Library reveals that almost 80% of professionals in the UK believe that social media has had a positive effect on their career progress ... more or comment here

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Media Bites

May 23, 2018

including updates from Jobsgopublic, CV-Library, Ratemyplacement and more ... more or comment here

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STEM skills shortage costing £1.5 billion

May 22, 2018

According to a recent report from STEM Learning, the skills shortage is costing businesses in the sector £1.5 billion a year ... more or comment here

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S1jobs spoofs PepsiCo’s decision to use robots for interviews

May 22, 2018

S1jobs creates an online game all about interviewing. Why? You’ll have to read on to find out ... more or comment here

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Tender: Anglia Ruskin University

May 22, 2018

Anglia Ruskin University is seeking to identify and appoint an integrated advertising agency, to create, design, implement and evaluate campaigns ... more or comment here

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Missing the Ri5 Weekly email?

May 21, 2018

Let us know if you want to be included on our mailing list ... more or comment here

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School Leaver Awards 2018: winners announced

May 18, 2018

The UK’s top employers for school leavers have been revealed, following the 2018 AllAboutSchoolLeavers Top 100 Employers for School and College Leavers Awards ... more or comment here

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Turning employer branding on its head?

May 17, 2018

Boutique agency Jupiter launches new off-the-shelf employer branding solution ... more or comment here

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RateMyApprenticeship Awards: open for nominations

May 17, 2018

There are five new Awards this year ... more or comment here

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CIPD: “Employment growth continues as employers face increasing challenges”

May 17, 2018

CIPD and The Adecco Group’s latest Labour Market Outlook report shows a tightening labour market as pay edges upwards and employers’ near term employment expectations rise to a 5 year high ... more or comment here

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Lengthy hiring process causing candidates to turn dream jobs down worldwide

May 17, 2018

As an extension of their report released in February, Robert Half UK releases global results on the impact of a long application process ... more or comment here

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Tender: London South Bank University

May 17, 2018

The University is seeking to appoint a full-service agency to handle all aspects of its advertising process ... more or comment here

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Shining a light on mental health awareness

May 16, 2018

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week 14th to 20th May. Here we look at what that means in the workplace of today. And of the future ... more or comment here

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UCAS Media’s student lifestyle report

May 16, 2018

In this 2018 report, you’ll gain access to a snapshot on students’ views ... more or comment here

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Amberjack win a Fantastic Four Recruiter Awards

May 15, 2018

Amberjack lead industry as the big winners at the Recruiter Awards ... more or comment here

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John Salt joins CV-Library as Deputy Managing Director

May 14, 2018

CV-Library has announced the appointment of John Salt as Deputy Managing Director ... more or comment here 4 comments

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Final Fantasy: Hot Sumner

May 15, 2018

Another season of Fantasy Football has drawn to a close and this year’s winner regains the title of Ri5 champion for the fourth time in the last five years ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Alexander Mann Solutions sold for £820m

May 10, 2018

Alexander Mann Solutions sold in deal valued at £820m ... more or comment here

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SMRS and Mencap: The follow up

May 10, 2018

We last caught up with the team back in July 2017. A lot can happen in nine months. Here we chat with James Coyle, Client Partner at SMRS and Sam Jackson, Head of Resourcing at Mencap, about what’s been going on since we last spoke ... more or comment here

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Win for Jobsgopublic and Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue at 2018 PPMAs

May 10, 2018

Jobsgopublic, the first online job board dedicated to the public and not-for-profit sectors, picked up the Best Value for Money Recruitment Campaign award this year’s PPMA Annual Conference and Awards ... more or comment here

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Recruit Holdings acquires Glassdoor

May 9, 2018

The integrated human resources services giant adds Glassdoor to its portfolio ... more or comment here

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Top of the ‘best student city’ class? Gold star to London.

May 9, 2018

For the first time, London tops the world’s best student city ... more or comment here

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96% of HR professionals say Brexit is already hindering hiring strategies

May 8, 2018

The first of LinkedIn’s quarterly ‘Recruiter Sentiment’ surveys reveals that HR professionals are already witnessing the effects of Brexit, due to be implemented in 2019 ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Recruiter Awards 2018: winners announced

May 4, 2018

The winners of the 2018 Recruiter Awards have been announced, following a gala awards evening at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel ... more or comment here

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Talent Works International: Powering technology recruitment for Amadeus

May 3, 2018

Here’s how Talent Works is supporting Amadeus in its quest to find top talent ... more or comment here

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Are we turning into a country of workaholics?

May 2, 2018

The latest presenteeism and leaveism stats suggests we are ... more or comment here

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Symphony Talent is growing thanks to new business wins

May 2, 2018

With new additions to its client base, Symphony Talent’s got a spring in its step ... more or comment here

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Recent Appointments

May 3, 2018

With updates from British Airways, Alexander Mann Solutions, Hiring Hub, RED Commerce and John Henry Group ... more or comment here

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All change for Jobsgopublic.com

May 2, 2018

Introducing the all-new Jobsgopublic.com site ... more or comment here

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Totaljobs and Jobsite partner

May 2, 2018

Big changes are afoot, as StepStone announces the partnership of its two largest generalist jobsites ... more or comment here 1 comment

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The top 10 cities for job growth: Q1 2018

May 1, 2018

New data from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, reveals that job growth is strong across the UK, with Aberdeen leading the table ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Robert Dickinson

Apr 26, 2018

More than meets the eye, Robert is a Client Manager at SMRS. When given the opportunity to take part in the Ri5 profile, he certainly didn't procrastinate ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Blockchain-based Job.com works with McCann to take it to the next level

Apr 26, 2018

The first recruitment-based blockchain company has selected world-renowned McCann’s to shout about it ... more or comment here

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UK businesses confident about talent strategies but concerned about employee turnover rates

Apr 26, 2018

A new report by BPS World reveals that senior executives in businesses across the UK are confident their talent strategies are working but are also concerned that turnover rates are too high ... more or comment here

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Madgex releases the first industry benchmarks for job board e-commerce sites

Apr 25, 2018

Madgex’s latest piece of research, The E-commerce Benchmarking Report, has been released ... more or comment here

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The BMJ plays its part in tackling the medical crisis

Apr 25, 2018

The latest statistics from the British Medical Association are out and it doesn’t look good for NHS staffing levels ... more or comment here

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Guardian University Awards 2018: winners announced

Apr 25, 2018

Now in their sixth year, the Guardian University Awards recognise the universities that inspire students and transform communities ... more or comment here

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The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2018 announced

Apr 25, 2018

50 UK employers have been recognised for their leadership on workplace gender equality by being named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2018 ... more or comment here

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Government welcomes Year of Engineering partnership with Apple

Apr 24, 2018

Apple is joining forces with the Year of Engineering 2018 and offering a UK-wide programme of activities for primary and secondary school pupils ... more or comment here

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2018 PPMA Awards winners announced

Apr 20, 2018

The Public Sector People Managers Association (PPMA) has handed out its Excellence in People Management Awards for 2018, which celebrate best practice in all areas of HR in the public sector ... more or comment here

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Employer Brand Management Awards 2018 winners announced

Apr 20, 2018

The winners of the 2018 Employer Brand Management Awards were announced last night, with Teach First and Tonic taking home the evening’s Grand Prix of employer brand management ... more or comment here

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Google’s Play for Jobs

Apr 19, 2018

Back in June of 2017 Crunch Simply Digital gave us a brief insight into Google for Jobs, and its likely impact on the UK recruitment industry. Following a soft rollout over the past week, Crunch updates us on developments ... more or comment here

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ASA targeting recruiters who place misleading job adverts for ‘apprenticeships’

Apr 19, 2018

A report by Reform claims that employers, particularly in retail, hospitality and fast food, are re-badging low-skilled jobs as apprenticeships in order to claim subsidies for training ... more or comment here

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New home for Penna

Apr 19, 2018

Penna, part of the Adecco Group, has moved its London-based staff into ultra-modern and brand new offices in central London ... more or comment here

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Agency Bites

Apr 18, 2018

Our latest round-up of news, announcements from the agency world. This month sees a packed edition, with plenty of updates on the awards, client and people fronts ... more or comment here

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 launched

Apr 18, 2018

The National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 have been launched, with the application site now open for entries ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Apr 17, 2018

Our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Neil Carberry appointed CEO of the REC

Apr 17, 2018

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has appointed Neil Carberry as its new chief executive ... more or comment here

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Graduate and Apprenticeship Bites

Apr 17, 2018

A round up of bites from in and around the world of higher education and apprenticeships ... more or comment here

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StepStone files for acquisition of Universum

Apr 17, 2018

The e-recruitment firm StepStone is planning to acquire the Swedish employer branding specialist Universum ... more or comment here

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Jobsgopublic partner with the National Housing Federation

Apr 17, 2018

Jobsgopublic have partnered with the National Housing Federation to better serve the UK housing sector with creative recruitment solutions ... more or comment here

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Mummyjobs.co.uk to host #FlexibleWorking event

Apr 17, 2018

#FlexibleWorking: The Big Discussion will take place on 26th April in London. Three speakers, six panellists and 65 HRD and MD’s will be in attendance ... more or comment here

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SMRS: Capturing the character of B&Q

Apr 12, 2018

With existing guidelines already in place, SMRS showcase how they’ve worked with B&Q to bring their employer brand to life ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Gender pay gap reporting doesn’t add up

Apr 12, 2018

As the deadline for submitting gender pay gap reports passes, Ri5 looks at what’s been learned ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Apprenticeship levy funds are stockpiling to the tune of £1.28 billion

Apr 12, 2018

The Open University (OU) reveals organisations in England have withdrawn only £108 million of the £1.39 billion paid in ... more or comment here

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What Gen Z’s want from a recruitment process and their careers

Apr 12, 2018

Dartmouth Partners, a London and Frankfurt based recruitment consultancy, asked over 600 financial services graduates what they’re looking for ... more or comment here

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Mercer says it’s time to act

Apr 11, 2018

Action needs to be taken to address the UK’s ageing population, migration and consequent severe workforce shortages ... more or comment here

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Workforce happiness overshadowed by over-worked managers and under-supported staff

Apr 11, 2018

CIPD’s first comprehensive measure of job quality in the UK reveals that two-thirds of workers are satisfied with their jobs overall ... more or comment here

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End of an era at The Guardian

Apr 10, 2018

Ri5 caught up with Helen Bird and Tony Bowley to wish them well following their departure from The Guardian ... more or comment here 6 comments

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Ron Rowe’s funeral

Apr 10, 2018

Ron’s funeral will be held on Wednesday 18th April at Eltham crematorium ... more or comment here

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“All new jobs should be advertised as flexible to reflect change”

Apr 10, 2018

In response to a report from the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee, Alexander Mann Solutions is calling on UK organisations to proactively encourage flexibility across the entire workforce ... more or comment here

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CV-Library re-launches JobsRetail.co.uk

Apr 10, 2018

CV-Library has relaunched its retail job site, JobsRetail.co.uk, as it continues to expand its network of 800+ recruitment partners ... more or comment here

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Guardian University Awards 2018: finalists announced

Apr 5, 2018

The Guardian University Awards 2018 finalists have been announced, ahead of the awards ceremony due to take place on 24th April 2018 ... more or comment here

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RCN call for national recruitment campaign as UCAS reveals further fall in nursing applications

Apr 5, 2018

UCAS has revealed a serious risk of a second drop in the number of trainee nurses ... more or comment here

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Vodafone's international future jobs programme set to help 10 million young people into work

Apr 5, 2018

In the largest initiative of its kind anywhere in the world, Vodafone is asking young people everywhere “What will you be?” ... more or comment here

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Mail Metro Media

Apr 5, 2018

Newly unified Mail and Metro commercial teams officially come together under a new banner and brand ... more or comment here

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Women still feel affected by the gender pay gap one year on

Apr 5, 2018

New research from CV-Library explores attitudes towards pay one year on from the Gender Pay Gap reporting legislation being implemented ... more or comment here

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Havas People partners with BP

Apr 3, 2018

Havas People has announced their appointment by BP to support their global recruitment marketing ... more or comment here

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TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2018: winners announced

Mar 29, 2018

The winners of the 2018 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards were announced last night, with IBM taking home the Graduate Employer of the Year title ... more or comment here

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ISE Development Awards: winners announced

Mar 29, 2018

The Institute of Student Employers (ISE) has announced the winners of its annual Development Awards, which recognise and reward organisations committed to training and developing early talent ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Kevin McEwan

Mar 28, 2018

Kevin is Group Agency Director at the BigChoice Group, has been with the business for just over two years and has a background in UK and International education and recruitment marketing, previously working for Educate, The Student Room and Student Beans ... more or comment here

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Happy birthday to you ...

Mar 28, 2018

SMRS celebrate being 20 years young ... more or comment here

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Amberjack: Bringing Situational Judgement Tests (SJTs) to life

Mar 28, 2018

In this article from Amberjack, they share how they’re making the most of immersive video SJTs to enhance the candidate experience ... more or comment here

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BT uses virtual reality to recruit top graduate and apprentice talent

Mar 28, 2018

When you create more than 1,300 new apprenticeship and graduate opportunities, you have to think big ... more or comment here

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Tackling the skills gap through work experience

Mar 28, 2018

The institute of Student Employers (ISE) annual survey shows that graduates who’ve carried out an internship are more likely to have the skills businesses need ... more or comment here

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CV-Library re-launches EngineeringJobs.co.uk

Mar 26, 2018

CV-Library has relaunched its engineering job site, EngineeringJobs.co.uk, as it continues to expand its network of 800+ recruitment partners ... more or comment here

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Easter Fantasy Football update

Mar 26, 2018

It would seem to be a two horse race for this season’s Ri5 Fantasy Football League ... more or comment here

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SMRS: Future Talent – let’s hear it for the boy

Mar 22, 2018

Mike Hoffman, Client Partner - New Business and Research at SMRS, talks about driving the message of equality into schools ... more or comment here

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GDPR and its effect on student recruitment

Mar 22, 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation will be enforced on 25th May 2018. If you’ve not heard much about it, now’s the time ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Meet & Engage introduce live streaming to their offer

Mar 21, 2018

Always looking for innovative ways to enhance engagement with potential candidates, Meet & Engage launch a new product ... more or comment here

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Loving the New Zealand’s Police’s work

Mar 22, 2018

The New Zealand Police freshen up their recruitment act to appeal to hundreds to join ... more or comment here

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Recent Appointments

Mar 22, 2018

New appointments for Nationwide, CIPD, BGL Group, Resource Solutions, BPS World and Capita ... more or comment here

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LinkedIn Top Companies 2018

Mar 21, 2018

LinkedIn has released this year’s UK Top Companies to work for in the UK ... more or comment here

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Recruiter Awards 2018: shortlist announced

Mar 20, 2018

The shortlist for the 2018 Recruiter Awards has been announced, ahead of the awards evening that takes place in May ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Candidates need to be savvy when it comes to social media

Mar 20, 2018

A recent survey by CV-Library shows more and more often, potential candidates are being checked out online ... more or comment here

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Media Bites

Mar 19, 2018

including updates from UCAS Media, CV-Library, Education Cubed, Womeintech.co.uk and more ... more or comment here

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RIDI awards: 2018 winners

Mar 19, 2018

The 2018 Recruitment Industry Disability Awards were held in central London on Thursday 15th May and hosted by Paralympics GB athlete, Sophia Warner ... more or comment here

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The FIRM Awards 2018 - all the winners

Mar 16, 2018

The winners of the 2018 FIRM Awards have been announced, following last night’s awards ceremony ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: James McFadzean

Mar 15, 2018

Big Brother’s loss is our gain, take a walk with us as we follow James to London and GuardianJobs and on to Employer Branding at Qatar Airways, via Turkey and Brazil ... more or comment here

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German BURGER KING® recruitment campaign. Bold? Or Bonkers?

Mar 15, 2018

A controversial new recruitment drive for Germany aims to attract candidates who are fired-up by their brand ... more or comment here

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Employers unprepared for expected surge in automation

Mar 15, 2018

A survey by Willis Towers Watson reveals that work being done by automation is set to almost double in the next three years ... more or comment here

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‘Talent Demand Generation Through Digital’ breakfast briefing

Mar 15, 2018

Crunch Simply Digital and That Little Agency have partnered together to host a breakfast briefing aimed at helping inhouse recruiters generate talent demand ... more or comment here

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Milkround to host Careers Adviser Conference

Mar 15, 2018

A forthcoming event hosted by Milkround is set to focus on career advisers who are able to speak to thousands of students every day about their future career choices ... more or comment here

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School Leaver Awards 2018: finalists revealed

Mar 14, 2018

AllAboutSchoolLeavers.co.uk has unveiled the finalists for the 2018 School Leaver Awards, which highlight the top UK employers for school and college leavers ... more or comment here

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White Label: taking a fresh look at social mobility

Mar 14, 2018

Cathy Hyde, Client Partner at White Label, talks to Ri5 about their social mobility research ... more or comment here

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SRS appointment: Barry Davison

Mar 14, 2018

Barry Davison has been appointed Employer Partnerships Manager at Smart Resourcing Solutions ... more or comment here

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Businesses struggle with recruitment and retention

Mar 14, 2018

A new employment and skills study from London First and Lloyds Banking Group suggests it’s tough out there ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

Mar 13, 2018

Welcome to our round-up of the latest news and announcements from the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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CV-Library acquires Education-Jobs.co.uk

Mar 13, 2018

CV-Library has announced that it has acquired the Education-Jobs.co.uk website, as it continues to increase its network of 800+ recruitment partners ... more or comment here

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Tender: University of East Anglia

Mar 13, 2018

The University is looking to create a framework of suppliers to work with Admissions, Recruitment and Marketing (ARM) ... more or comment here

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HE Bites

Mar 13, 2018

A round up of bites from in and around the world of graduate and early-years talent ... more or comment here

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Penna appointment: Ben Cox

Mar 12, 2018

Ben Cox joins Penna as Associate Director ... more or comment here

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Employer Brand Management Awards 2018 shortlist announced

Mar 8, 2018

The shortlist for the Employer Brand Management Awards 2018 has been announced, ahead of the awards ceremony which takes place on 19th April in London ... more or comment here

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18 major organisations sign up to the ‘Tech She Can Charter’

Mar 8, 2018

A new charter is launched to tackle the shortfall of women in technology careers ... more or comment here

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ISE announces Student Development Conference line-up

Mar 8, 2018

Chris Baréz-Brown, author and founder of business consultancy Upping Your Elvis, will be headlining the conference ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Majority of MPs agree apprenticeship minimum wage is not enough to live on

Mar 8, 2018

As Apprenticeship Week comes to a close, a survey by the Young Women’s Trust reveals that just one in five MPs think that the apprenticeship minimum wage is enough to live on ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: UCAS backs apprenticeships

Mar 7, 2018

Mark Wilson, Strategy Manager at UCAS, takes a look at the demand and supply of apprenticeships ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Theresa May urges students to consider alternatives to university

Mar 7, 2018

A recent speech by the Prime Minister, prompted Milkround to review the university vs apprenticeship debate ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Leadership apprenticeships can get funding too

Mar 7, 2018

Many businesses are missing out on training funding for future leaders ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Demystifying the apprenticeship levy

Mar 7, 2018

If you were ever confused about the apprenticeship levy, here are five myth busters to set you straight ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: An apprentice’s view – by Robyn Hodgson

Mar 6, 2018

With many thanks to Robyn Hodgson, who’s given up her time to share why she decided to opt for an apprenticeship ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: It’s National Apprenticeship Week… here’s five reasons why they rock

Mar 6, 2018

Sue Husband, Director of the National Apprenticeship Service, shares why she thinks there’s never been a better time to take on an apprentice ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Womble Bond Dickinson LLP: promoting diversity in apprenticeships

Mar 5, 2018

Leading transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson began offering UK apprenticeships in 2014 as a method to diversify the staff it recruits, now it is using the Apprenticeship Levy to introduce new apprenticeships to the firm and plug skills gaps ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: Apprenticeship Bites

Mar 5, 2018

Welcome to our round up of bites to coincide with National Apprenticeship Week 2018 ... more or comment here

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#NAW2018: BAME groups are steering clear of apprenticeships in Greater Manchester

Mar 5, 2018

Cllr Sean Anstee, GMCA lead for skills, employment and apprenticeships, is keen to promote best opportunities for everyone growing up in Greater Manchester ... more or comment here

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SodaStream’s new recruitment video – what’s not to like?

Mar 1, 2018

SodaStream launch a new video campaign to fill positions in 45 countries. And it’s worth a watch ... more or comment here 3 comments

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M&S gets ‘Smart’ about early years’ recruitment

Mar 1, 2018

M&S have brought on board innovative recruitment service provider, Smart Resourcing Solutions (SRS), to streamline recruitment of early years careers candidates ... more or comment here

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