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Recruitment International’s May blog

The bank holiday marked the start of the new month and with that comes the latest monthly blog from us here at RI!

Tomorrow we have our Marketing and Branding in Recruitment event. Make sure you head to the events page to book your tickets!

NowWeComply are our cover feature stars in our May magazine. Check out our latest issue, which is available to read now!

Have you submitted your entry for the Top 500 Report?

Our Top 500 Report closes for entries on Friday 13th May. This report lists the Top 500 agencies by their UK only turnover. A listing in the Report also allows entry to the RI’s UK Awards, which this year take place on 20th October! If you have been listed previously, please contact David ( or Teri ( to update your entry. If you have not been listed and have a turnover of over £5m, we would love to hear from you!

Interested in advertising in the Report? Contact Alex ( to find out more.

Get involved

June issue: RI are looking for TWO CEOs/MDs/owners of London-based multi-sector recruitment companies to discuss the impact of the newly elected London Mayor for our June 2016 issue. We would like your thoughts and insight on what measures Labour MP Sadiq Khan could bring to the capital and what changes could be made to benefit the recruitment industry in 350 words. Contact Rebecca ( for more details.

Start-up feature: In the June edition of Recruitment International we will be publishing a feature which aims to assist recruitment agencies that are starting up. Initially we will be focusing on the first year and then throughout the rest of the year we will look at years two and three. Contact Alex to find out more.

July issue: IT and technology are essential and ever evolving parts of every business. Skilled candidates are a hot commodity and those with additional specialist skills are highly sought after. We would like to ask IT and/or Technology recruitment specialists for your views on IT and technology recruitment by contributing to our Innovation in Technology and IT Recruitment Q&A feature. The feature will appear in our July issue and the deadline for contributions is 5pm on Friday 10th June. Contact Rebecca to find more information.

Have you thought about…?

Book reviews: Keen reader with a critical eye? If you are interested in writing industry/business book reviews for RI (approximately 250-300 words), please get in touch with Rebecca.

Blogging: Would you like to blog with us? Take a look at some the most recent blogs people have contributed and if you think you’d like to get involved, contact Becky (

Consultants’ newsletter: With RI’s ever growing business, we are now offering more opportunities to develop not only yourself but also your company through our regular bi-weekly newsletter, which will reach consultants of all levels.

Our newsletters contain a vast range of stories and articles for career development, insights and also a number of new career opportunities (which are displayed on our job board).  If you’d like to contribute with a story, email Lauren (

Dates for the diary

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 to 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; Richard Turrell, head of marketing at Stanton House; Richard Whitelock, managing director of ThinkinCircles; Teri Etherington, UK country manager at Recruitment International; Shelley Jackson, director at Teamsales Recruitment and Martin Bramall, managing director at idibu.

16th June – VIP EVENT- Dale Carnegie

Robin Rose will be running this session, which will focus on ‘Employee engagement’. This interactive session will show how engaged employees are an essential aspect of modern successful businesses. Participants will explore the four critical enablers that good businesses use to ensure engagement.

7th July – Start seeing ROI from Awards Events

Lisa Jones, Director at Barclay Jones, will be speaking at this event, which will focus on winning awards being a strategy, not a goal.  Jones will cover what she thinks it takes to get ROI from being a finalist or indeed a winner. It's not the taking part or the winning that counts, it's the ROI!

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

Technology Guide 2016 – Out in August

If you provide any kind of technology to the recruitment industry, this is a must to get into! It will go out with the August issue of RI magazine and there will also be a digital copy on our website. Contact Alex to find out more.

Supplier Directory Online

Make sure you are registered as a supplier to the recruitment industry. You can have a free basic listing, which includes, company name; contact details; logo; 100-word company profile and a listing under up to two sectors.

There is also the option to have an enhanced listing at just £500.00 + VAT for the year. To find out more, contact Alex.

The job board is growing!

Our job board is expanding every week and we now have over 900 vacancies! If you haven’t registered to post internal job vacancies for FREE yet, then what are you waiting for? Simply register as a recruiter and then call us to get your five free credits.

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