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Brexit impact on workforce trends

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Since the EU Referendum vote in June 2016, the CIPD’s Labour Market Outlook and Resource and Talent Planning surveys have closely monitored the impact of Brexit on employment and workforce trends, as well as market perspectives and expectations. The following digest is compiled from our most recent data and analysis to help employers remain alert to potential […]

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TempRocket entrepreneur makes a bold move to deliver digital recruitment service free for all users

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Innovative temporary recruitment platform responds to growing skills gap by making the decision to continue the current service to all members free of charge, to accelerate its membership growth and make it quicker and easier for businesses to find the talent they need to flourish. Wokingham, UK – February 26th, 2019 – The unique powerful […]

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AI might be everywhere, but it will never take over recruitment

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TempRocket CTO Dr Fraser Greenroyd explains why people, not machines, must always have the final say in recruitment. The topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI) comes up in almost every sector these days, from healthcare imaging to self-driving cars. AI is all around us when we use almost any form of technology in varying forms and […]

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TempRocket ramps up the user experience with a series of software updates

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Digital recruitment disruptor announces a raft of improvements and new features across the platform to speed up the temp sourcing and hiring process further Wokingham, UK – December 20, 2018 – As part of it’s continued evolution and in response to feedback from its various customers, online temporary recruitment platform TempRocket has unveiled its biggest software […]

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4 Trends Set to Disrupt the Temporary Recruitment Sector in 2019

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Digital disruption, blockchain and potential chaos in education… Andrew Johnston, Founder of TempRocket, reveals the four key trends set to transform the temporary recruitment industry in 2019. This year marked a watershed for temporary recruitment, with the first real technology disruptors appearing on the scene as well as organisations across the board turning to temps […]

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New study highlights worrying UK skills gap

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Comparing current vacancies across British business to undergraduate enrolments in 2017, property consultancy Bidwells has uncovered a talent black hole that could prove disastrous for the UK economy. There were more than three times more jobs available than undergraduates studying related courses in construction (9,310 enrolments for 28,000 vacancies) and scientific and technical sectors (72,000 […]

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Temp pay rockets in November

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Last month saw the UK’s temporary workforce receive its biggest average pay rise since July 2007, the eve of the financial crisis, according to figures from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). People working through temp agencies enjoyed the biggest increases, which REC attributed to a less mobile UK workforce due to people being wary […]

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‘Twas the night before Christmas and we were short of a temp…

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With one in five retailers planning to cut their workforce in the run up to Christmas, a recent article in Business Advice suggests that retailers are making their part-time workforce more flexible, offering additional hours instead of increasing full-time roles. The news A fifth of retailers are planning to cut jobs in the lead up […]

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Public sector facing seven-year skills shortage

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A new article in HR Magazine has warned that the public sector will not be able to recruit the staff needed for up to seven years based on current demand, according to The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). The news To maintain the stability of public service delivery over the next decade there needs to […]

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You Asked, We Listened: Introducing TempRocket v2.5

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In our quest to remain at the cutting edge of digital innovation in the temporary recruitment industry, we’re excited to announce the launch of TempRocket v2.5 — bringing a host of new features designed to improve the user experience across desktop and mobile devices. Taking on board feedback from you, our users, TempRocket v2.5 includes […]

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Could temps save UK business from a damaging staff shortage?

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As half of UK employers struggle to hire the right people, new online temporary recruitment platforms could provide the answer, says TempRocket’s Andrew Johnston. The digital disruption currently transforming the temporary recruitment sector couldn’t have come at a better time for UK business, which is staring at a potentially damaging staff shortage at a time […]

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TempRocket ready for take off as the ‘Rightmove’ for temporary staff recruitment

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Revolutionary online start-up brings hirers, agencies and contractors together in one place to streamline the recruitment process for booking temporary staff Company Profile TempRocket View profile » A unique powerful online solution for booking temporary staff, TempRocket has launched today to create a one-stop-shop for hirers, agencies and contractors with the aim of streamlining the […]

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Another new school year, another recruitment challenge

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FROM WARNINGS OF SEVERE SHORTAGE OF TEACHERS IN ENGLAND AND IN SCOTLAND TO A RISE IN DEMAND FOR TEMPORARY STAFF, SCHOOLS ARE FACED WITH INCREASING RECRUITMENT COSTS. THE GOVERNMENT’S RECENTLY ANNOUNCED FREE TEACHER VACANCY WEBSITE WILL GO A LONG WAY TO ALLEVIATING THE FORMER, IT IS LESS APPLICABLE TO THE LATTER. THIS IS WHERE DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY COMES […]

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Temp placements rise in July

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Following a dip in June, temporary placements rose strongly in July, according to the latest IHS Markit/Recruitment & Employment Confederation ‘Report on Jobs’. However, agencies reported that the number of candidates fell sharply. The growth of temp billings was broad-based across the four monitored English regions during July, with the sharpest rate of increase seen […]

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Meet the TempRocket Management Team

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Despite being the most innovative digital temporary recruitment platform, like all great companies the most important part of TempRocket is its people – so let’s meet them. Self-made entrepreneur and TempRocket Founder Andrew Johnston started developing the business back in 2016 when he noticed a gap in the temporary recruitment market for a digital solution […]

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TempRocket ready for take off as the ‘Rightmove’ for temporary staff recruitment

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London, UK – July, 2018 – A unique powerful online solution for booking temporary staff, TempRocket has launched today to create a one-stop-shop for hirers, agencies and contractors with the aim of streamlining the recruitment process. Harnessing the power of online technology, TempRocket simplifies temporary recruitment for all parties involved. The entire hiring process can be […]