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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Apprenticeships at EY are serious business

Steve Keith, Marketing and Communications Lead – Apprenticeships at EY, updates us in this interview about the great work they’re doing ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview:
Guido Nieuwkamp, SocialReferral

Guido is the Co-Founder and Product Director of SocialReferral, an employee referral and advocacy platform ... more or comment here

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Kerry Foods partners with SMRS to create new employer brand

We joined Kerry Foods and SMRS on location at Kerry Foods in Egham, to witness first-hand how their exciting new employer brand was taking shape ... more or comment here 2 comments

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The Ri5 interview: Claire Herriott, White Label

When Claire set up White Label four years ago, she had modest aspirations. Yet her commitment to faultless client service, developing the people around her and sheer hard work, has meant her business has grown from strength-to-strength ... more or comment here 4 comments

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The Ri5 interview: Julie Towers and Keith Pilling, Penna

Post-acquisition, is it business as usual, or all change? Ri5 talks to Keith Pilling, Chief Operating Officer, and Julie Towers, Managing Director, about their experiences during this period of transition and what the future holds ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview: Rob Walker, Mencap, and James Coyle, SMRS

Head of HR Shared Service at Mencap, Rob Walker, and Client Partner at SMRS, James Coyle, talk about how they’re pushing the boundaries in adult social care recruitment and what makes their working relationship so special ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 Interview: Dan Martin, Broadbean

Ri5 spoke with Broadbean Managing Director, Dan Martin, about how they're helping organisations make recruitment simple ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview:
Philippa Watkins and Anthony Lewis, CIPFA Penna

For several years the public sector has faced significant challenges – budget cuts and headcount reductions, while being required to maintain and in some cases improve its output. It might not seem the ideal circumstances in which to attract people to the sector, but the team at CIPFA Penna are demonstrating how to make a success of it. ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview: AIA Worldwide and Thales

In a relationship that has lasted for more than seven years, AIA Worldwide and Thales have achieved significant milestones in recruitment, innovation and employer branding. ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview:
David Palmer, trendence UK

Data has never been more important for employers looking to engage with potential candidates. It offers crucial insight, helping to form attraction and recruitment strategies. ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Grad DNA app brings disruptive tech to graduate assessment

In a crowded graduate talent market, many recruiters face a challenge. They want to engage with the best candidates available, but are often required to filter through large numbers of applicants in order to find the right ones for their roles. ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview: Jon Porter, TMP Worldwide

Yocto. A unit of measurement denoting the factor of 10 to the power of -24; otherwise referred to as one septillionth. In layman’s terms, the smallest measurement known to man. ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview: Keith Pilling and Roger Juniper, Penna Education

In the summer of last year, Ri5 brought you the news that Penna had acquired 360. More than six months later we caught up with Penna’s chief operations officer Keith Pilling and 360 chief executive Roger Juniper to find out more about the move and to hear how the transition has gone. ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview:
Jayne Cullen, TMP Worldwide

Jayne Cullen, business director, entry level talent at TMP Worldwide, has worked in the emerging talent market for more than 20 years. And the sector isn’t just her area of expertise – it’s also a market she is clearly passionate about. ... more or comment here

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Ri5’s industry predictions for 2016

Unfortunately, here at Ri5 we’re not able to predict the future. If we were, we’d be down the newsagents queueing for Lotto tickets. ... more or comment here 2 comments

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The Ri5 interview: Andrew Wilkinson, TMP Worldwide

Candidate shortages. Skills gaps. The dreaded war for talent. If you believe the headlines, opinion pieces and conference speakers, it’s never been harder to attract and recruit the best people. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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The Ri5 interview:
Talent Works International

Since Ri5 last spoke to Talent Works International, it’s fair to say things have been progressing at a rapid rate for the business. ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview:
Sharon Johal, GAME Digital

In some sectors, recruiting from a passionate audience of consumer-candidates is a fairly straightforward process. And in the case of video gaming giant GAME, this was true - but only to a point. ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview: Looking ahead with CA3

In the recruitment communications world CA3 is, by comparison, a young agency. But as a force in the industry, it’s clearly punching well above its weight. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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2016 RAD Awards interview: John Salt, Totaljobs Group

With preparations for the 2016 RAD Awards well under way, we’re looking ahead to next year’s awards and in this chat with John Salt, group marketing and sales director at Totaljobs Group, we find out why he thinks the RADs are so important. ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Employer branding – creating competitive advantage

As we begin to edge into autumn, Neil Harrison, head of employer brand at TMP Worldwide, suggests it’s time to think about layers again ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview:
Bonita Bryan, TMP Worldwide

When we think about the work done by the big recruitment communications agencies, it’s easy for the eye-catching, creative side of things to take centre stage. But at the same time it’s vital to consider the work that goes on alongside the creative, which plays an equally key role in the attraction and hiring process. ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview: Richard Purvis, Crunch Simply Digital

If you haven’t already heard of Crunch Simply Digital, you’ll almost certainly be aware of some of the work the company has been involved in. Some of the industry’s biggest recent recruitment and graduate campaigns have involved Crunch working its magic, albeit behind the scenes. ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview: Darren Harris, AIA Worldwide and Miranda Davies, Thales

To anybody who attends the many awards evenings that take place in the recruitment industry, the names Thales, QinetiQ and AIA Worldwide will be very familiar. ... more or comment here

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#techingyouout with Pink Squid

How does a creative agency simultaneously rubber-stamp its digital credentials and keep its team members engaged? In the case of Pink Squid, it involves two very eager colleagues, a bespoke social campaign, a specially-created hashtag – oh, and Apple Watches. ... more or comment here 3 comments

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The Ri5 interview: Andy Sumner and Sinead Bunting

It is fair to say that over the years, Monster has been one of the big innovators in recruitment. From its original mission statement of ‘Never settle’, the recruitment giant has always sought to move forward in how it uses technology and how it enables recruiters to engage with candidates. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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The Ri5 interview: David Richardson

When it comes to employer brand expertise, People in Business literally wrote the book. The company coined the term ‘employer brand’ in the 1980s, and followed this with the first book on the topic, published in 2005. ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 interview: Simon Pollard and Sophie Milliken

For a business still in its comparative youth, Smart Resourcing Solutions is achieving great things in its approach to graduate and school leaver talent. It has an impressive list of clients across the corporate and university spaces, and is beginning to turn its attentions overseas. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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A week in the life: AJ Ferriter

Ri5's series of sneak peeks into the working weeks of the industry's finest comes from AJ Ferriter, senior copywriter at AIA Worldwide. ... more or comment here 5 comments

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A week in the life: Ann O'Neill

Our latest look at the working week of well-known industry figures comes from Ann O’Neill, business development director ESi Direct, Evening Standard, Independent, i and London Live. ... more or comment here

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New home, new start for Hodes

As Ri5 reported at the end of 2014, Bernard Hodes UK was in the midst of some major changes, bringing new opportunities for the agency with its new structure, new brand and under new ownership. ... more or comment here 2 comments

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Vorsprung durch Technik, Just Do It, Probably the best lager in the World…

Are we all agreed that I’ve just proved advertising works? Even if you haven’t been able to name Audi, Nike and Carlsberg you at least knew these were iconic advertising tag lines. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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The Ri5 interview: Miles Skelton

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

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The Ri5 interview: Peter Rice

Penna has undergone a number of operational and structural changes in the past 18 months or so, resulting in a shift of strategy and a new direction for the business. ... more or comment here 3 comments

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