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Where are all the good, experienced recruiters?

Why did the recruiter cross the road? To build yet another specialist agency. It does start to feel a bit like recruitment agencies are the new equivalent of a London fried chicken shop, 15 in one small town.

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FMCG News: Nestlé sales rise

Today, we look at how Amazon has retained its title as the world’s most valuable retail brand, how Nomad foods is benefiting from frozen foods and how Nestle sales have risen on vitamins and pet care during the pandemic. Enjoy!

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Lockdown Game Night – Fun for all the socially distanced workplaces

It doesn’t look like we’ll be having many opportunities for office parties this year, does it? Rather like how we had so few last year. There are some advantages to this, of course, especially if you have a history of getting too drunk and hogging the karaoke machine, but ultimately, given most of us have been so utterly fatigued by this who thing, it would be nice to see some familiar faces in the flesh, and not on a screen in the form of a virtual office party.

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Recruitment – More than just a job it’s a lifestyle!

A lot of people think us recruiters just spend all day tapping up the phones, cold calling unaware hiring managers trying to push candidates on them to fill jobs they may or may not be quite fit for or wasting aways hours scraping CVs from LinkedIn and job boards alike, employing a kind of “spray and pray” methodology….in some ways this might be true for some or more than some recruitment companies looking for that quantity over quality model.

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FMCG News: PepsiCo benefits from at-home snacking

Today, we look at how L’Oréal is continuing to rack up the sales despite the pandemic, what Sainsbury’s price matches the Aldi really look like and how PepsiCo is doing well from at-home snacking.

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Workplace trends for 2021

2021 is bringing in new trends to the workplace. Even though we are mostly working from home, the lockdown will someday end, and we will all be allowed back into the office again – and when that day comes, we have listed three of the most intriguing and useful trends to keep a very close eye on through the year ahead.

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What will post-COVID-19 recruitment look like?

COVID-19 has had a substantial impact on the recruitment industry, so it would be naïve to expect things to go back to the way they were once this is all over. Not right away, anyway.

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FMCG News: £750 million deal

Today, we take a look at how grocery sales have been growing during this new year period, how consumers are not in demand of government restricted promotions and how Asda’s forecourt business is in an almost £1 billion pound deal.

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How has lockdown changed the way we work?

The lockdown has had a clear effect on everyone – people stuck in their houses, unable to attended all manner of family events, and all non-essential shopping is forbidden. However, what positives can we take from the lockdown period?

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What makes a great recruiter in 2021

2020 has been a challenging year, but as economies look to rebound in 2021 and companies look to hire again, there are many means and methods recruiters can apply to their existing strategies to ensure a higher level of greatness during the year ahead.

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