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Recruitment International’s April blog

Welcome to RI’s April blog!

April’s going to be another busy month for us here at RI. We have our Finance Directors Forum taking place on 21st April and David will be attending our Australasia Awards in Sydney on 28th April. You can find out more about all of our events by looking at the events pages on our websites.

RACS Group are our cover feature for our April magazine. Make sure you check out our latest issue, which is available now!

If you’d like to get involved with any of the features in our May magazine, then this is your last chance to contact us! Comments for our compliance and agriculture Q&A features need to be submitted by 14th April. Make sure you contact us if you’d like to find out more.

New division, management or rebrand?

Our legendary front cover advertorial campaign for July could be yours. It’s a great way to position your business, attract new people and motivate existing staff. Plus, you get the opportunity to tell the rest of the industry what you are up to and why you stand out from the crowd. Benefits include an exclusive front cover, plus four centrefold pages in our print and digital editions. The front cover appears on the homepage of RI’s website, and is also advertised on our social media, so you get maximum coverage throughout the month. We will also provide you with complimentary copies of the magazine you appear in. Contact Teri ( for more details.

Top 500 2016 now open to enter

Our Top 500 Report is now open for entries. This report lists the Top 500 agencies by their UK only turnover. If you have been listed previously, please contact David ( or Teri for your entry to update. If you have not been listed and have a turnover of over £5m, we would love to hear from you!

Calling all marketers!

We are currently updating our image library, to make sure all the images we have to accompany news stories are high quality. Please send over high quality logos and headshots of senior members of staff at your agency to Becky (

Get involved

London mayoral elections: We are looking for TWO CEOs/MDs/owners of London-based multi-sector recruitment companies to discuss the potential impact of the new London Mayor on the recruitment industry (post-election 5th May), for our June issue. We would like your thoughts and insight on what measures the new London Mayor could bring to the capital and what changes could be made to benefit the recruitment industry in 350 words. Contact Rebecca ( post-election if you’d like to be involved.

Staff attraction: In our June issue, we will be running a feature on staff attraction. We are looking for one large recruitment company (£100m+ turnover), one mid-size recruitment company (£40-100m turnover) and one small recruitment company (up to £40m turnover) that offer outstanding staff attraction and retention incentives and have lots of examples of these to share. If you believe your company fits the brief, then contact Becky.

Blogging: If you’d like the chance to be more opinionated about something that matters to you and your company, make sure you contact Becky to find out about blogging with us!

Consultants’ newsletter: RI has recently started up a consultants’ newsletter specifically designed to give you tips and insights on how to make your company and hiring process exemplary. In addition, we have a new ‘Top Temps’ feature celebrating the hard work of inspirational temps! If you wish to contribute either with a story or about a temp you feel deserves credit, email Lauren (

Dates for the diary

19th April – VIP EVENT – Dale Carnegie

Mark de Stadler will be running our second Dale Carnegie event, entitled “Managing stress and dealing with difficult people”. This module will help you confront and deal effectively with stress and the behaviours and attitudes of difficult people, rather than reacting negatively. Managing stress is like managing time: It’s all about managing yourself.

24th April – Finance Directors Forum

This event will provide help, guidance and information on all of the issues currently putting pressure on your finance and accounting department. This forum is now in its sixth year and speakers at this event include: John House, McGinley Group; Jess Coles, Emerson Nash; Kim Collins, Lloyds Bank; Louise Rayner, NumberMill and Keith Boyce, Galago Group.

12th May – Marketing and Branding in Recruitment

Speakers at this event will share their insights and experiences of rebranding, launching new websites, opening in new territories, launching social media campaigns and much more, helping you to learn where to turn and what to spend that precious budget on. Confirmed speakers include: Tim Cook, Group CEO at nGage Specialist Recruitment; Joanna Murphy, head of staffing and search at Glassdoor; Robert Wegenek, partner at Squire Patton Boggs and Richard Turrell, head of marketing at Stanton House.

To find out more about any of these events, or to enquire about becoming a VIP member, contact Teri.

Have you registered?

Make sure you get yourself registered as a supplier on our Supplier Directory online. This is the most comprehensive data base for recruitment companies to use when sourcing for suppliers, both for services and products. Don’t miss out on all that potential business – register today or contact Alex ( for more details!

A FREE basic entry includes: Contact details; logo; up to 100 words for a company profile and up to two sectors.

An enhanced featured listing (only £500.00+VAT for the year) includes: Contact details with links; up to 200 words for a company profile; logo; up to five sectors; logo and contact details on the main search pages and a one off feature on our features page with promotion on our social media platforms.

Don’t forget about our job board

We currently have 210 jobs listed on our job board! If you are recruiting in and around the recruitment industry, you can currently post jobs for FREE! We have also recently set up a LinkedIn and Twitter page specifically for our job board and jobs being posted. Our aim is simple: To connect companies with the right candidates for the job. To find out more, simply register as a recruiter, then call us on 01483 740874 to get your FREE credits. 

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