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Recruitment

Growth Planning

Attract the best graduates

With everywhere from Bedford to Bolton boasting a university and almost 60 per cent of all school leavers trooping off to study for a degree, there are around 300,000 fresh-faced graduates entering the workforce every year.

Entrepreneurs

Freshminds is taking a fresh approach to recruitment consultancy

Research and recruitment consultancy FreshMinds, founded six years ago by two bright young graduates, Caroline Plumb and Charlie Osmond, has never looked back. It has doubled in size every year, reached £5 million turnover and lists 30 of the UK’s top FTSE 100 corporates among its clients.

Human Resources

Q&A: Hiring a foreign national

What paperwork is required to employ a foreign national?

Entrepreneurs

Diversity cues Bond revival

Back in late 2001, recruitment industry software developer Bond International Software was a business on the up, but then things started to stall.

Human Resources

A guide to headhunting

There are three main reasons to employ the services of a headhunter: you need a high-performing individual at management level or above; the role to be filled can only be done by a few specialists; or, if the person currently occupying the post is as yet unaware that their days are numbered.

Human Resources

Why I use psychometric testing when recruiting

When Simon Wadsworth founded his first digital marketing company in the early 90s, the industry was in its infancy and few people had experience of working with the internet. Recruiting staff was therefore a huge challenge.

Growth Planning

Recruiting a second-in-command for your business

Deciding to recruit a second-in-command is a difficult choice to make – and finding the right person can prove just as trying. But, if you get it right, it can radically transform your business.