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Your approach to attracting, developing and retaining people isn't working.

Your approach to attracting, developing and retaining people isn't working.

May 14, 2014

We have been writing a lot recently about the need for a change in how we think about attracting, retaining and developing people in the ever-changing business world. This goes way beyond the recruitment industry, and it is more than just theoretical pondering or hyperbolic futurist thinking. This is affecting businesses at all levels, in all industries across the globe. The simple fact is …

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An open letter to unfulfilled recruiters everywhere

An open letter to unfulfilled recruiters everywhere

January 8, 2014

By Huw Martin I’ve been in recruitment for longer than I would like to admit, and as I sat over Christmas with a large glass of red wine quietly celebrating the success of Head Resourcing in 2013 I started to think. As we look to continue to expand our team I contemplated the state of the recruitment …

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5 Questions with... Jenna Hamilton

5 Questions with... Jenna Hamilton

November 22, 2013

Our latest staff interview features Jenna, Assistant Accountant in the finance team. Have a read about what Jenna has to say about working at Head… What did you do before working at Head? Before working here I studied International Management & Languages at university, it …

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The worst thing about being a recruiter

The worst thing about being a recruiter

October 30, 2013

By Amanda MacDonald Placing people who are perfect for their new job gives me a brilliant feeling. Finding someone who is actively looking because they have either lost their job or they are not enjoying their current place of work, and getting them into a place they love, is great – I do …

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Rising stars: two promotions to head up recruitment divisions

Rising stars: two promotions to head up recruitment divisions

September 20, 2013

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed two of our senior recruitment consultants as team leaders for our recruitment divisions in Edinburgh. As of September 2013, Anna Knight and Charlie Wood will be heading up the permanent and contract teams, respectively, and their promotions have been widely applauded within our business. As part of our people strategy, we launched our Career Deve …

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Head shortlisted for REC Best Company to Work for Award

Head shortlisted for REC Best Company to Work for Award

September 18, 2013

Awards season is in full swing! Following on from our nominations at the Recruitment Business Awards, we are delighted to announce that Head Resourcing Ltd (Head Resourcing and Head Medical) has been shortlisted for the fourth year running for the ‘Best Company to Work for (up to 250 employees)’ award at the REC IRP Awards 2 …

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Head Resourcing: hiring, without firing

Head Resourcing: hiring, without firing

August 5, 2013

By Huw Martin We don’t want to come across as big-headed or overly confident by any means, but we really do pride ourselves on our employee retention. It would be foolish of us to think that we’ll keep everyone that is with us currently for the next ten years as that just doesn’t happen …

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5 Questions with... Roya Manouchehri

5 Questions with... Roya Manouchehri

May 24, 2013

As our resident Business Support Consultant, Roya has been involved in a range of roles since joining the company in 2010. As part of our cracking support team she manages our company reports (aka spreadsheet ninja) and also co-ordinates a range of team-building events every month! Tell us a bit about your job. What do you do? I’m the business support person – I support the c …

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5 Questions with… Lisa McGhee

5 Questions with… Lisa McGhee

April 10, 2013

For today’s blog, Lisa McGhee (Recruitment Consultant in the Contracts team) answers a few questions on what it’s like to work for Head, and offers advice to IT candidates looking for their next contract, as well as those interested in working in the recruitment industry.

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Tech, Startups and Rock and Roll

Tech, Startups and Rock and Roll

March 27, 2013

Back on the events trail with networking enthusiast Kevin Renton… If you haven’t been to IV Tuesday, an event hosted by Informatics Ventures on the last Tuesday of every month, you have been missing out. Headline speakers have included Alistair Brown (CTO of STV), Gareth Williams (CE …

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