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Gig platforms: inspiration rather than competition for the recruitment industry

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While gig platforms have grown exponentially in the past 5 years, have attracted lots of media attention and received heavy venture-capitalist investment, little has been written about their impact on the often forgotten agency workers. What if the gig economy has not had as big an impact on the job market as it’s claimed? Far […]

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Why AI won’t kill the recruitment industry

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After co-founding a business like TempaGoGo, which brings tech to help traditional recruitment agencies, it’s always instructive to take five minutes out now and then to see which predictions of the industry’s imminent demise at the hand of some new technology have been disproved. Take for instance Oleg Vishnepolsky, the Global CTO at DailyMail Online […]

Are gig workers different from temp agency workers?

What are the different types of temporary roles in the UK?

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Zero hour contracts, gig workers, temps, freelancers, interims, contractors, agency workers… enough to get our heads spinning. What’s the difference? Why does it matter? This article explains: What are the 3 different employment statuses in the UK? What are the employment rights of employees, workers and self-employed workers? What is the difference between a gig […]

853 temporary and permanent REC-registered recruitment agencies can help find engineering staff.

How to find great Engineering Recruitment Agencies in the UK?

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The UK has a huge demand for engineering talent but not sufficient supply. “1.8 million engineers” are needed in the UK by 2025 Engineering UK “Anticipated shortages of Engineering & Technical workers causing most anxiety for employers” Recruitment and Employment Confederation In a nutshell, the UK has a big engineering skill gap to fill! This […]

How to choose a good construction recruitment agency

How to find great Construction Recruitment Agencies in the UK?

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There are 39,232 recruitment agencies registered as trading in the UK. We estimate that 9% are recruitment agencies focused on the Construction Sector, i.e., 3,520 Construction Recruitment Agencies. Temporary construction workers represent 6.8% of the total temporary workers on the payroll of recruitment agencies on a daily basis and 4.3% of the total permanent placements by […]

How to Win Business Recruitment Consultant

5 top tips to win more business as a recruitment consultant

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… or what recruiters value in recruitment agencies! If you’re a recruitment consultant or have been in the recruitment industry, especially dealing with temps, you know that it’s a tough industry to be in!  Recruitment agencies suffer from bad press.  They’re under attack from the multiplication of gig economy platforms such as upwork, peopleperhour or […]