The RADs 2019: Chair of Judges announced

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

The RADs 2019: Chair of Judges announced

Jupiter acquires Sparks Advertising

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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The RADs 2019: four new categories

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

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Talent Works moving to new Northampton office

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

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SMRS launch new youth market data insight tool

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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Recruitment Marketing Awards 2018: deadline extension

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

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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That Little Agency is already growing up...

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 31 comments

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Amberjack’s Race to the Stones

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

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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Amberjack shortlisted for two ISE Student Recruitment Awards

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

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New high-profile campaign for The Royal Navy

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

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Agency Bites

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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Havas London wins three-year Department for Education contract

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

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

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Wave acquire recruitment website provider Recwebs

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

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SMRS and The Student Room launch Firsthand

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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Picking Pink Squid’s brains on early talent

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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Rolls-Royce partners with Blackbridge Communications

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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Turning employer branding on its head?

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

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Amberjack win a Fantastic Four Recruiter Awards

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

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Alexander Mann Solutions sold for £820m

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

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SMRS and Mencap: The follow up

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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Recruiter Awards 2018: winners announced

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

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

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Symphony Talent is growing thanks to new business wins

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

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Ri5 Profile: Robert Dickinson

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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Employer Brand Management Awards 2018 winners announced

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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2018 PPMA Awards winners announced

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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Google’s Play for Jobs

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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New home for Penna

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

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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StepStone files for acquisition of Universum

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

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SMRS: Capturing the character of B&Q

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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Havas People partners with BP

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

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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Happy birthday to you ...

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

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Amberjack: Bringing Situational Judgement Tests (SJTs) to life

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

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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The FIRM Awards 2018 - all the winners

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

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‘Talent Demand Generation Through Digital’ breakfast briefing

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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SRS appointment: Barry Davison

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

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Penna appointment: Ben Cox

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

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Employer Brand Management Awards 2018 shortlist announced

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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Amberjack to host recruitment masterclasses

A masterclass programme has been developed to give Senior HR, Talent and Recruitment professionals access to the latest insights, innovations and hot topics influencing the world of recruitment ... more or comment here

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"It’s an impactful and sensible HE review we need not a political point scorer…"

Dan Beynon, Head of Education for SMRS, talks to Ri5 about the review of HE funding in England ... more or comment here

Ri5 Profile: Louise Grimes

Louise is the University Partnerships Manager at Smart Resourcing Solutions where she supports universities with the hugely popular large-scale assessment simulations that they run, usually at Premier League football stadia ... more or comment here

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Agency Bites

Welcome to 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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Hype for a new agency

London-based Hype Collective is a new agency aiming to help brands engage with 16-25-year olds ... more or comment here

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Nationwide selects Alexander Mann Solutions to provide end-to-end talent acquisition solution

Nationwide Building Society has appointed Alexander Mann Solutions to deliver an end-to-end talent acquisition solution for its contingent workforce programme ... more or comment here

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Havas People announce March Talent Bites event

Havas People’s Talent Bites returns on 8 March, focusing on the subject of 'how can employee engagement improve performance?' ... more or comment here

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RAD Awards 2018 - all the winners

The winners of the 2018 RAD Awards have been announced, following last night’s awards ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. ... more or comment here

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Tackling emerging talent effectively – Deloitte and Pink Squid

A brief to fill 1,400 graduate, apprentice + undergrads, internships positions across six service lines is no mean feat. Here’s how the team went about it ... more or comment here

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Strategic partnership announced between Wave and the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC)

Wave joins forces with the REC to provide its members with top-level candidate attraction services ... more or comment here

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Graduate Promotions becomes part of Havas People

Havas People have completed the acquisition of Graduate Promotions ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Penna raise £1,000 for Barnardo’s proving they’re no scrooges

For the second year running, Penna wanted to raise awareness – and money – by doing something meaningful for Barnardo’s ... more or comment here

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We need to talk (more) about UK higher education

Dan Beynon, head of education at SMRS is launching a new online hub which will include engaging real-life stories about the positives of Higher Education. Here he explains why it’s needed and how you can be involved ... more or comment here

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2017 Review of the Year

2017 came and went in a bit of a blur, although the year saw numerous events that few people could have predicted ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Agency Bites

Welcome to your festive – and final – edition of Agency Bites for 2017. It’s been quite a year and, despite all the talk of austerity and Brexit doom-mongering, it certainly feels like many agencies have been confidently growing their client lists and their teams. The continued rapid evolution of technology continues to evolve recruitment and employer comms across the board and bodes well for opportunities in 2018. For now, let us get you up to date with who’s been up to what and where – all packed into a 5 minute read! ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Ben Nunn

As Christmas fast approaches we offer you an early gift in the form of an entertaining profile from ThirtyThree's Head of Digital, Ben Nunn ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Paddy Power Betfair: EVP from the horse’s mouth

Blackbridge created four new careers websites for Paddy Power Betfair that would bring to life their newly-defined EVP ... more or comment here

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Small Circle Awards 2018 winners

Tuesday 5th December saw the inaugural Small Circle Awards, taking place during the Christmas networking event ... more or comment here 4 comments

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SMRS: Virtual reality in recruitment

Xuan Hoang, creative copywriter at SMRS, gives her thoughts on the role of virtual reality in recruitment ... more or comment here

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Together, The AA and TMP are ready for anything too

Meet Craig Morgans – Head of Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development for The AA and Colin Barnett – Client Partner for TMP. Often finishing each other’s sentences, it’s clear they share a great working partnership, with business talk and banter in equal measure ... more or comment here

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Personnel Today Awards 2017 winners announced

The winners of the 2017 Personnel Today Awards were announced last night at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, with The Metropolitan Police Service taking home the evening’s big prize, the Overall Winner Award. ... more or comment here

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In-house Recruitment Awards 2017 winners announced

All the winners, along with judges comments ... more or comment here

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RAD Awards 2018 shortlist unveiled

The shortlist for the 2018 RAD Awards has been announced via live Twitter feed, ahead of next year’s awards ceremony set to take place in January. ... more or comment here

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Small Circle Awards launched

Small Circle announce the first annual Awards and are looking for nominations ... more or comment here

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Are people a company’s greatest asset?

Havas People, in conjunction with Conran Design Group recently hosted an event “You say people are your greatest asset. How do you prove it?” ... more or comment here

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What matters to candidates?

SMRS and reed.co.uk have joined forces to probe into what candidates want ... more or comment here 1 comment

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LGRP awards supplier status to Penna

The Local Government Recruitment Partnership (LGRP) have awarded Penna supplier status for their Framework Agreement ... more or comment here

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Agency Bites

With summer well and truly over and Christmas looming in the not too distant future (don’t panic), our agency friends are busy on all fronts. Here’s our latest round-up of news, announcements, people moves and awards from the agency world. ... more or comment here

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Peak Talent Works

A team from the Talent Works Northampton office will be undertaking the three peaks challenge this weekend in aid of KidsAid ... more or comment here

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