Wave appoints Kevin Green as Strategic Advisor

Kevin joins Wave having spent 10 years as CEO of the REC ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Kasia Rog

Kasia Rog takes part in the latest Ri5 profile ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Ri5 Profile: Frank Crompton

Jobsgopublic's new 'National Account Manager' Frank Crompton seems to be challenging all comers to a game of beer pong. He joins them to continue to nurture and develop their relationships with ad agencies ... more or comment here

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Recent Appointments

With updates from Adecco Group, EasyWeb Group, Simply Jobs Board, Capita and Jurys Inn ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Sarah Brown

Meet & Engage with Sarah Brown, Client Partner. It's only taken us 19 years to feature her in the Ri5 profile since she first joined this family industry we call recruitment comms ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Ri5 Profile: Simon Crowe

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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Phill Lane appointed MD of ThirtyThree's Bristol office

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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Ri5 Profile: Paul Naylor

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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People News

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

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People News

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

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John Salt joins CV-Library as Deputy Managing Director

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

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Recent Appointments

With updates from British Airways, Alexander Mann Solutions, Hiring Hub, RED Commerce and John Henry Group ... 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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Neil Carberry appointed CEO of the REC

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has appointed Neil Carberry as its new chief executive ... 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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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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Margaret Maclean now Head of HR and Compliance at Energy Assets Group

Energy Assets Group has announced the new appointment of Margaret Maclean as Head of HR and Compliance ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Keith Pilling

Keith Pilling, Chief Operating Officer, Penna. Needs no further introduction ... more or comment here 9 comments

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NSPCC appoints Brett Terry as Director of People

NSPCC has announced the appointment of Brett Terry as Director of People ... more or comment here

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Ri5 Profile: Ali Hackett

We’re delighted to introduce you to Ali Hackett. Grab a big bowl of chips with mayo and ketchup and enjoy with a glass of wine ... more or comment here 3 comments

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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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Jo Davis to join Mitie as Group HR Director

Mitie Group plc has announced that it has appointed Jo Davis as Group Human Resources Director ... more or comment here

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Mornie Robertson now INEOS Automotive HR Director

INEOS Automotive has announced the appointment of Mornie Robertson as Human Resources Director ... more or comment here

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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 Profile: Nicole Law

Nicole Law, Client Relationship Partner at Jobsgopublic, recently joined after previous roles at Hays, Savvy and Nasdaq ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 profile: Kate Wilson

Kate Wilson, Resourcing Lead - Public Sector at Penna, is straight-talking, inquisitive and fresh. Here we take a fresh, inquisitive look at some straight-talking answers ... more or comment here

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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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Mark Dickinson now TalkTalk’s Chief People Officer

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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Ri5 Profile: Stacey-Rebekka Karlsson

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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Dave vs Donal

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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Ri5 Profile: Fraser Chapman

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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2017 PPMA Awards winners announced

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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Agency Bites

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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Coking to retire

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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Ri5 Profile: Sophie Meaney

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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UCAS names new Chief Executive

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

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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Blackbridge appoints new creative director

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

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Small Circle spring event announced

The first Small Circle event of 2017 has been announced, and will take place on 12 April at Camino in Kings Cross. ... more or comment here

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Media Bites

Welcome to our round-up of news and announcements from the media world. ... more or comment here

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Leadership changes at Graduate Prospects and HECSU

Mike Hill has announced he will retire from the Higher Education Careers Services Unit (HECSU) and its subsidiary Graduate Prospects this summer after 17 years as chief executive. ... more or comment here

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Tapping into the power of brand ambassadors:
Mike Hoffman, SMRS

Turning employees into brand ambassadors is a big topic right now, but it’s far from new. The idea of an employee ‘representing’ their employer has been around for years, and organisations have long known that the behaviour of an employee can enhance (or, of course, damage) their reputation. So why is it suddenly in the spotlight? Just blame social media. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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The Ri5 profile:
Deborah McCormick, Sprague Gibbons

Deborah McCormick has been in the recruitment communications industry for a surprisingly (to her) long time since joining Barkers as a graduate trainee. She is now account director at boutique agency Sprague Gibbons in Bristol. ... more or comment here 2 comments

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ThirtyThree event to take a look at the US graduate market

The next 33Presents breakfast session takes place in March, and will be taking a look at some of the differences between graduates in the UK and US, as well as exploring how organisations can tailor their approach to both markets. ... more or comment here

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Agency Bites

Is it too late to say Happy New Year? (Clue: yes it is.) Nonetheless, here we are in early 2017 with the year off to a flyer and one of the industry’s biggest awards ceremonies already done and dusted. You’ll read about some big agency successes on that front in our latest round-up, which also includes the usual news on business wins, new starters and what’s keeping everyone busy. ... more or comment here

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We need to talk about programmatic:
Richard Badley, SMRS

You would have done well to get through the last two weeks without seeing one of the many articles covering the supposed risks associated with online ads, more specifically programmatic. ... more or comment here 2 comments

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The Ri5 profile:
Lindsey Hatten, Metro

Lindsey Hatten is senior account manager across recruitment and education for both the London Metro and Evening Standard. She has worked on the titles for four years and has progressed rapidly through the ranks in that time. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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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 profile:
Ryan Bridgman, Monster

Ryan Bridgman has been at Monster since 2005 and is currently employed as field sales director for the UK, leading Monster’s UK staffing, agency, key account management and enterprise teams. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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Keeping pace with the world of digital: Richard Badley, SMRS

Here, Richard Badley, head of planning at SMRS, offers some insight into how organisations can develop a digital strategy. ... more or comment here 1 comment

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2017 RAD Awards - all the winners

The winners of the 2017 RAD Awards have been announced, with Tonic the big winner on the night, taking home the award for Work of the Year along with three category awards. ... more or comment here 3 comments

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Ri5's industry predictions for 2017

Now, at Ri5 we’ll admit it was virtually impossible to predict what was going to happen in 2016. It was one of the most tumultuous – and unpredictable – years in recent times, and the repercussions are yet to be fully felt. ... more or comment here

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The Ri5 profile:
Marchessa Hollyfield, Wave

Marchessa Hollyfield is client services director at Wave. She has been at the agency over ten years, starting in recruitment marketing as a sales executive before moving into an account exec role, management and currently client services. Her work involves digital communications, employee engagement and internal communications. ... more or comment here

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