AllAboutSchoolLeavers awards recognise top employers for school leavers

May 26, 2017

The UK’s top employers for school leavers have been revealed, following the 2017 AllAboutSchoolLeavers Top 100 Employers for School and College Leavers Awards. ... more or comment here

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Julie Towers comments on Eversheds Sutherland research: The War for Talent

May 24, 2017

It’s been 18 months since Eversheds Sutherland launched their HR 2020 report in association with Winmark. ... more or comment here

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Jobsgopublic launches dedicated client site

May 25, 2017

Jobsgopublic has announced the launch of a brand new, dedicated client portal. ... more or comment here

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TMP on Google for jobs

May 23, 2017

Google is the most popular search engine in the world, with 64% of searches being powered by it and a market share of mobile and tablet searches of 89%. ... more or comment here

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Bright Network D&I breakfast reveals valuable insight

May 25, 2017

Bright Network’s Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Breakfast was held on the 18th May at Gordon Ramsay’s Heddon Street Kitchen. ... more or comment here

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Mark Dickinson now TalkTalk’s Chief People Officer

May 25, 2017

Formerly TalkTalk’s People Director, Mark Dickinson has been appointed the company’s new Chief People Officer. ... more or comment here

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AGR: “One in six drop out of graduate programmes.”

May 23, 2017

The Association of Graduate Recruiter’s 2017 Development Survey reveals that 20% of graduates leave in the first year of a graduate development programme, a figure that rises to 46% after 5 years in employment. ... more or comment here

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Media Bites

May 22, 2017

Welcome to the May Media Bites edition ... ... more or comment here

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XpertHR: Pay awards positive, median remains steadfast

May 25, 2017

According to the latest data from pay analysts at XpertHR, pay awards in the three months to the end of May 2017 remain anchored at 2%. ... more or comment here

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Tender: Devon County Council

May 23, 2017

Devon County Council is seeking a supplier to provide a broad range of recruitment advertising and other resource related services, to recruit staff effectively. ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Fantasy Football League – Back Again

May 22, 2017

Congratulations go to Neel Patel of JobsGoPublic for winning the Ri5 Fantasy Football League season 2016/17 ... more or comment here

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Double win for Jobsgopublic at 2017 PPMAs

May 15, 2017

Jobsgopublic, the first online job board dedicated to the public and not-for-profit sectors, picked up two awards at this year’s PPMA Annual Conference and Awards. ... more or comment here

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Blackbridge partners with Babcock International & Barchester Healthcare

May 18, 2017

Blackbridge Communications recently announced two new considerable client wins, adding Babcock International Group and Barchester Healthcare to a roster which also includes BNP Paribas, KPMG, Lloyd’s of London and Clifford Chance. ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Louis Halton Davies

May 16, 2017

Louis is Crunch's Digital Consultant. When he's not throwing himself off of a cliff he works with clients ... more or comment here

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RMAs: finalists revealed

May 15, 2017

The finalists for the eighteen categories in the 2017 CIPD Recruitment Marketing Awards have now been revealed ... more or comment here

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Tender: Network Rail

May 17, 2017

Network Rail is seeking a recruitment solution master vendor to provide all services, tailored to suit each of the four devolved resourcing functions. ... more or comment here

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Apprenticeship opportunities suffer from gender prejudice

May 19, 2017

School leavers and their parents are shunning apprenticeship opportunities because they mistakenly believe that they are divided into traditional gender-specific career routes. ... more or comment here

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ThirtyThree go to Holland

May 17, 2017

A team from ThirtyThree are raising funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities ... more or comment here

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TUC General Secretary: "Britain needs a pay rise"

May 16, 2017

The TUC has warned that if the next government doesn’t act, UK wage growth will remain at the bottom of the league. ... more or comment here

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Are companies moving towards a longer-term hiring strategy at last?

May 17, 2017

Korn Ferry conducts a global survey of more than 1,100 talent acquisition and human resource professionals across several industries on the hiring landscape of the future. ... more or comment here

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Pay expectations weaken. Demand for labour remains robust.

May 15, 2017

The latest CIPD/The Adecco Group Labour Market Outlook survey findings reveal that employers anticipate subdued basic pay growth of just 1%. This, combined with rising inflation, is raising fears of a fall in living standards. ... more or comment here

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EY ITEM Club: “UK unemployment rate to rise in 2018”

May 16, 2017

A new report from the EY ITEM Club is predicting that unemployment is set to increase, fuelled by a decline in the growth of jobs and employers adapting to a tightening labour market by making greater use of existing staff. ... more or comment here

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CIPD publishes 'Manifesto for Work' ahead of general election

May 11, 2017

The CIPD’s new ‘Manifesto for Work’ urges the next Government to put ‘good work’ at the heart of its thinking, so creating the conditions for better ways of working that will improve the economy, and boost individual welfare and prosperity. ... more or comment here

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Prospects launches GMT Special Apprenticeship Edition

May 11, 2017

Launched on the 11th May, Prospects Apprenticeship Special Edition of Graduate Market Trends features expert views on the impact of the Apprenticeship Levy. ... more or comment here

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Pace of permanent placement growth slows

May 11, 2017

Published this week, the Markit/REC Report on Jobs uses original survey data from recruitment consultancies to provide comprehensive insight into the current UK labour market. ... more or comment here

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The Month in HE

May 9, 2017

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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Ri5 Profile: Stacey-Rebekka Karlsson

May 8, 2017

Stacey is the new Head of Partnerships at Guardian Jobs. If you're hoping to learn the Saxophone at Glastonbury, then Stacey may be able to help. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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L'Oreal partners with Inspiring The Future to encourage science role models

May 11, 2017

New research commissioned by L’Oréal has found that an average 55% of 16-18 year old, full time students are not studying science. ... more or comment here

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Guardian UK 300 for 2017: results revealed

May 9, 2017

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

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School Leaver Awards 2017: finalists revealed

May 10, 2017

AllAboutSchoolLeavers.co.uk has unveiled the finalists for the 2017 School Leaver Awards, ... more or comment here

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Dan Hawes: Tackling Diversity in Recruitment

May 11, 2017

Dan Hawes, Co-Founder of the Graduate Recruitment Bureau (GRB) shares advice from the BBC’s Diversity and Inclusion Lead on tackling diversity in recruitment. ... more or comment here

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Tender: Bank of England

May 8, 2017

The Bank of England is seeking a supplier to assist with recruitment assessment services. ... more or comment here

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AGR Conference: Awards shortlist and headline speakers announced

May 3, 2017

The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) has revealed the speakers for the AGR Student Recruitment Conference 2017 and released the shortlist for its 2017 Awards. ... more or comment here

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35+ recruitment experts to feature at RecTech 2017

May 4, 2017

RecTech 2017, the only conference focused on innovation in recruitment advertising and technology outside of the U.S., will again play host to an impressive group of recruitment experts and influential speakers from Europe, the U.S., Latin America and Africa, in Barcelona. ... more or comment here

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Apprentices vs. Graduates: Mike Hoffman, SMRS

May 2, 2017

April saw the official launch of the most anticipated piece of employer legislation since the Minimum Wage: The Apprenticeship Levy. ... more or comment here

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Baby boomers, Gen X and millennials – who’s searching for what jobs online?

May 4, 2017

Indeed.com reveals research into the job seeker activity for baby boomers, Gen X and millenials. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Jobs4 Network launches Jobs4.com

May 3, 2017

A leader in the UK job board market with an audience of 3.2 million users, the Jobs4Network has announced the launch of a ground breaking dot com site, www.jobs4.com ... more or comment here

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2017 Recruiter Awards winners announced

May 4, 2017

The winners of the 2017 Recruiter Awards have been announced, following a gala awards evening at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. ... more or comment here

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Top postcodes for pay rise potential

May 4, 2017

New data from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, reveals that not only is pay growth strong across the nation, but that the standout increases in salary offerings vary noticeably from location to location. ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Fraser Chapman

May 2, 2017

Fraser is the Commercial Director at Jobsgopublic, where he leads a team of field and telesales colleagues focused on delivering digital resourcing solutions ... more or comment here

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Havas People announce next Talent Bites event

May 3, 2017

Havas People has revealed that their next Talent Bites will take place in their HKX Building on the 15th of June. ... more or comment here

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Dave vs Donal

May 3, 2017

Next month sees Dave Jenkins of Wave, and Donal McLaughlin of Monster, take part in the All Nations Triathlon in Windsor. ... more or comment here

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Tender: Liverpool John Moores University

May 4, 2017

Liverpool John Moores University wishes to engage a supplier to work in partnership with them to deliver a step-change in their digital marketing to prospective students. ... more or comment here

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Tender: The Local Government Association (LGA)

May 4, 2017

The Local Government Association (LGA) is seeking to appoint assessment centre services for the provision of online testing, primarily for the national graduate development programme (ngdp) recruitment process. ... more or comment here

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2017 PPMA Awards winners announced

Apr 28, 2017

The Public Sector People Managers Association (PPMA) has handed out its Excellence in People Management Awards for 2017, which celebrate best practice in all areas of HR in the public sector. ... more or comment here

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Brexit. Good news or bad news for Higher Education?

Apr 27, 2017

As we move towards exiting the EU, we explore what the Government is thinking about when it comes to Higher Education ... more or comment here

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Agency Bites

Apr 25, 2017

With the chocolate-fest that is Easter now just a distant bellyache and lots of us a little heavier after the short break, the industry continues to remain buoyant. Check out what agencies across the nation are up to in our round up of news, people moves and more... ... more or comment here

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In these uncertain times, what’s happening to executive pay levels?

Apr 27, 2017

The verdict’s in. Analysis by PwC of the first 40 FTSE 100 companies suggests pay levels are falling in real terms ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Employer Brand Management Awards 2017 winners announced

Apr 26, 2017

The winners of the 2017 Employer Brand Management Awards were announced last night, with Tonic taking home the evening’s Grand Prix of employer brand management. ... more or comment here

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Brexit: UK business rejects need for major change to employment laws

Apr 26, 2017

A survey by GQ Employment Law, recognised as a leader in the field by both Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, has found that the majority of UK businesses reject the need for any major change to employment laws post-Brexit. ... more or comment here

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Students should not have to worry about graduate employment while at university, outgoing head of UCAS says

Apr 25, 2017

University students should not feel compelled to get a job until six months after graduating, the outgoing head of UCAS has said as she warned against the “obsession” with careers. ... more or comment here

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TARGETjobs awards recognise the undergraduates of the year 2017

Apr 24, 2017

TARGETjobs held its 2017 Undergraduate of the Year Awards last week at the East Wintergarden in Canary Wharf, where 120 of the country’s outstanding students gathered to find out who had won awards across 12 categories. ... more or comment here

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Number of UK tech jobs continues to grow

Apr 26, 2017

New analysis carried out by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), the global IT industry body, reveals that the UK technology jobs market got off to a strong start in 2017. ... more or comment here

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Positive growth for UK job market in Q1

Apr 24, 2017

CV Library’s job market report reveals total job applications, vacancies and average salaries all rose in the first quarter of 2017. ... more or comment here

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Morgan McKinley: "the city of London is thriving"

Apr 25, 2017

According to Morgan McKinley’s latest London Employment Monitor, and bucking post-Brexit expectations, the City of London is thriving. ... more or comment here

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UK’s top five in demand "green" jobs

Apr 21, 2017

According to data released today by Indeed, to coincide with Earth Day, three of the five most in demand ‘green’ jobs pay more than the average UK salary. ... more or comment here

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Coking to retire

Apr 18, 2017

After some 49 years working in the Recruitment Advertising industry, Ray Coking is to retire in June this year. ... more or comment here 25 comments

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Milkround partners with UpRising to host event for graduates

Apr 20, 2017

Milkround partnered with UpRising, a youth leadership development organisation, to host an employability event at their Southwark headquarters on 11th April, 2017. ... more or comment here

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GEDC Airbus Diversity Award - call for entries

Apr 21, 2017

Airbus, the leading aircraft manufacturer, and the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC), are calling for nominations for this year’s ‘Airbus Diversity Award’. ... more or comment here

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Competition for candidates heats up

Apr 19, 2017

According to the REC’s latest JobsOutlook survey, 42% of employers experiencing difficulty recruiting candidates have increased the salary on offer in order to compete. ... more or comment here

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UK skills crisis under the CIPD spotlight

Apr 19, 2017

New CIPD report lays bare the extent to which the UK is bottom of the class on key international measures, citing that the UK is sleepwalking into a low-value, low-skills economy post-Brexit. ... more or comment here

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Survey suggests gig economy jobs not the future of the workforce

Apr 19, 2017

Research by Glassdoor has found that while there has been a 14% increase in the number of gig-style roles, more than three quarters of the UK workforce would prefer permanent employment. ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Sophie Meaney

Apr 13, 2017

Sophie is Managing Director, Consulting Solutions & Strategic Development at Amberjack. If you were a client, you’d get to choose the restaurant to hear tales of rescues at sea. ... more or comment here

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New Scientist sale

Apr 19, 2017

Reed Business Information (RBI) has sold its New Scientist magazine to Kingston Acquisitions Ltd ... more or comment here

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IET guide outlines how employers can address skills shortages

Apr 12, 2017

At a time when skills shortages present the main challenge in many sectors, a new guide from the IET and Prospect proposes that employers should prioritise supporting returners to STEM in their workforce strategy. ... more or comment here

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Monster thinking on programmatic

Apr 11, 2017

Monster will be hosting Monster Thinking | Programmatic: Buzzword or the Future of Recruitment, an afternoon discussion on all things programmatic with industry experts. ... more or comment here

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CIPD People Management Awards open for entries

Apr 11, 2017

The 2017 CIPD People Management Awards are in their 21st year and are now open for entries across all 19 categories. ... more or comment here

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Men more confident than women about career success in 2017

Apr 12, 2017

According to research carried out by job search engine, Adzuna, around a third of the UK workforce plan to actively secure extra pay AND a promotion in 2017. ... more or comment here

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Scott Edgar Reunion

Apr 10, 2017

A Scott Edgar 30th anniversary reunion has been arranged for Tuesday 9th May. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Ri5 Fantasy Football update

Apr 11, 2017

With six game weeks to go and an Easter weekend looming, the top of the Ri5 Fantasy Football table is looking tight. ... more or comment here

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UCAS names new Chief Executive

Apr 5, 2017

Professor Sir Steve Smith, UCAS Chair, has announced that Clare Marchant will succeed Mary Curnock Cook as UCAS Chief Executive on 3rd July, 2017. ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 profile: Dan Birmingham, Talent Works International

Apr 3, 2017

Dan is Creative Director at Talent Works, where he leads a team of Art Directors, Copywriters, Motion Graphics Specialists, Digital Designers and Web Developers based in both the UK and the US. ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Op-ed: Julie Towers

Apr 5, 2017

Thoughts from Julie Towers, Managing Director, Penna, on recruiting ... more or comment here

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PPMA awards 2017 shortlist revealed

Apr 5, 2017

The shortlist for the Annual PPMA Excellence in People Management Awards 2017 were announced at an event at The Guardian ... more or comment here

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UK employers unprepared for gender pay gap reporting

Apr 3, 2017

With new legislation set to come into force in the new financial year, totaljobs are reporting that around a third of employers are still failing to review salaries in terms of gender to safeguard against discrimination and 82% have no plans to carry out a review. ... more or comment here

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Penna puts VR at the heart of immersive assessment

Apr 3, 2017

Penna is using virtual reality (VR) as part of a revolutionary immersive assessment centre experience for a public sector client. ... more or comment here 3 comments

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BigChoice Group appoints new Head of Consumer Brands

Apr 5, 2017

BigChoice Group has appointed Gerry Nixon to the role of Head of Consumer Brands at The National Student. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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The gig economy: it's not all rock'n'roll

Apr 6, 2017

Research by ADP, one of the world’s leading providers of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, reveals that while employees across Europe are ready to embrace the gig economy, the appetite for this type of freelance work varies dramatically from region to region. ... more or comment here

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TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2017 winners announced

Mar 31, 2017

The winners of the 2017 TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards were announced last night, with Allen & Overy the evening’s big winner. ... more or comment here

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Research highlights impact of discrimination in promotion decisions

Mar 30, 2017

A fifth of UK employees say they have felt discriminated against in promotion decisions, according to research by Lee Hecht Harrison | Penna. ... more or comment here

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Blackbridge appoints new creative director

Mar 29, 2017

Blackbridge has announced the appointment of AJ Ferriter as its new creative director. ... more or comment here 3 comments

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