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  • The competition for recruitment jobs across Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland picked up substantially throughout the week of 12-18 May
  • Which sectors are recruiters advertising most in the area this month?
  • April figures from Recruiter’s job board has revealed the number of recruitment vacancies advertised in Greater London fell by 4%.
  • IT most popular sector for recruiters seeking jobs in Greater London, find out what other statistics we have discovered this month!
  • If you’re a Recruitment Professional – working either in an in-house environment or in a recruitment consultancy, check out this advice from these leading expert ‘recruiters of recruiters’.
  • Great recruitment consultants often join the industry after working in other professions. Recruiter editor DeeDee Doke asked leading experts in recruiting recruitment professionals what skills are needed to transfer from an outside industry into recruitment.
  • While the pull of London is as strong for recruiters as other jobseekers, there are options for those seeking work outside the nation's capital. Recruitment industry experts tell Recruiter reporter Sam Sachdeva which regions outside London have thriving recruitment sectors.
  • Psychometric testing, video interviews and business plan presentations are just some of the obstacles that candidates for recruitment consultant positions are now expected to overcome. But which assessment tools are currently popular with recruitment consultancies.
  • As employers look to increase their hiring, they are also building their in-house recruitment teams. Three leading recruiters of in-house recruitment professionals tell Recruiter editor DeeDee Doke about the in-house roles and specialisms in most demand at the moment.
  • If you’re an experienced agency recruiter who wants to move up the career ladder, senior management development may be at the top of your wish list as you look for a new employer.
  • Here’s what some knowledgeable recruiters had to say about current requirements for recruiters who can build businesses and tap into talent in languages other than English.
  • Are you a recruiter who fancies a career shift into a new recruiting sector? See our 'Exclusive for Recruiters' careers advice in which leading senior recruiters offer insight into the hottest sectors at the moment.
  • Are you a Recruitment Consultant who is looking for a change at work, perhaps after a few years in the same role at the same company? Does the idea of a new challenge really excite you?
  • Employers often use psychometric testing to vet potential employees and help them understand a little more about your personality and ability to fit into the role they are offering – and this type of testing is becoming increasing popular.
  • Recruiters obviously know that job interviews are the pivotal moments in any career. As Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen) said just before meeting Gordon Gecko (Michael Douglas) in the 1987 classic Wall Street: “If life comes down to a few moments, this is one of them.”