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People First

People First

Multisector recruiter providing a personal level of service across a wide range of sectors.

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Team China

Team China

Specialist recruiters for Chinese speakers, and recruitment solutions for Chinese businesses.

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Team Japan

Team Japan

Team Japan

Specialist recruiters for Japanese speakers, and recruitment solutions for Japanese businesses.

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Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Leading recruiter for permanent, interim and temporary roles in Procurement, Supply Chain and Logistics

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Multilingual

Multilingual

Specialist recruiters for language speakers, and recruitment solutions for international businesses.

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Office Support

Office Support

Office Support

Your local recruiter for office jobs with local knowledge and high levels of personal service.

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News

Japan – Record number of foreign students find jobs after graduating in 2015 (Kyodo News) - 16/11/2016

 

A record number of foreign students took jobs in Japan straight after graduating fromJapanese universities and vocational schools in 2015 as firms actively hired such graduates, reports Kyodo News with data from the Justice Ministry.

The data showed that a total of 15,657 students were employed in Japan, more than double the 5,878 in 2005. The government has recently been acting as a bridge between students and potential employers as the government sought professionals… Read more

Employment remains at record high - 16/11/2016

 

 The UK’s employment rate has remained at record levels, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics, while unemployment also fell.

ONS figures, released this morning, reveal UK unemployment fell by 37,000 to 1.6m in the quarter to September, while the unemployment rate fell to 4.8%.

The number of people in employment increased by 49,000, with the total number of people in jobs remaining at a record high of 31.8m.

Commenting on the… Read more

Europe's first ruling on Brexit: it's masculine, unless you're Italian - 20/10/2016

 

The EU may be agreed on its response to Britain’s vote to leave, but on one key question it remains divided: is Brexit masculine or feminine?

In French, Britain’s decision to leave the European Union is known as le Brexit, either – although the Académie Française has yet to rule on the question – because new words in French are almost invariably masculine, or because nouns ending in “t” mostly are (with a few exceptions: la nuit, la forêt,… Read more

Talent acquisition roles in demand in China - 20/10/2016

 

Talent acquisition managers rank among the top five in-demand HR jobs in China, according to ZW HR Consulting.

The top HR roles currently in demand include:

1. Compensation and benefits manager

2. Talent acquisition manager

3. HR strategic business partner

4. HRIS (Human Resource Information System) leader

5. Learning & development/training managers

The China-based recruiter said in a statement it expects 2016-17 will be a consistent year for HR professionals in China, with significant… Read more

People First helps JETs to further their careers! - 13/10/2016

People First Team Japan consultants, Rie and Taeko, recently attended an event hosted by JLGC in cooperation with the Embassy of Japan at Asia House in the West End to welcome participants in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme who have recently returned from working in Japan. A number of high profile organisations attended the event to highlight career opportunities for JETs, who tend to be graduates with a cultural understanding of Japan, gained… Read more

News from our sponsored child in Myanmar! - 13/10/2016

We're delighted to have received another letter from our sponsored child in Myanmar, telling us all about her best friend at school and this lovely picture. 

As part of our CSR programme, People First supports Action Aid and sponsors 2 children.  In Myanmar, Action Aid have helped to establish a community rice bank which has transformed the lives of many people. Villager Aaw Ar Htoo said, "Our lives used to be… Read more

China – Commercial roles in high demand - 11/10/2016

Candidates with a good command of commercial expertise are in high demand in China as companies look to boost sales amid a slowing economy, according to research from the latest Hays Quarterly Report in China.

“We find that commercial roles are in high demand as companies do their utmost to enhance their competitiveness in the market,” Simon Lance, Managing Director for Hays China, said.

Commercial professionals in sales, marketing and business development are in particular… Read more

People First shortlisted for National Award! - 04/10/2016

People First shortlisted for National Award!

Stop press!! People First has been shortlisted for a prestigious national recruitment award by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) in the category of Best Recruitment Company to Work For. Winners will be announced in December. More news to follow soon...


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People First sponsors Japan Matsuri 2016! - 30/09/2016

 

On Sunday 25th September, London’s very own and much loved festival of Japanese culture – Japan Matsuri – returned to Trafalgar Square. People First was proud to sponsor the event which showcases various aspects of Japanese culture.

 

Now in its 8th year and a regular fixture in the London calendar, this energetic annual event brings people together to enjoy an amazing day of Japanese food, music, dance and so much more. There was… Read more

German tops list of requested languages in UK job ads - 30/09/2016

 

A recent study by job search engine Adzuna highlights German as the most in-demand and highest paid language in the UK.

German has been listed as the most in-demand and highest paid language in the UK, according to a recent study by job search engine Adzuna.

The study, which analysed over one million live job postings, has provided insight into the most in-demand languages by UK employers. Across the UK, German was rated the… Read more

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