City 020 7796 3636
Thames Valley 01784 737 035

People First

People First

People First

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

find out more

Team China

Team China

Team China

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

find out more

Team Japan

Team Japan

Team Japan

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

find out more

Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Supply Chain

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

find out more

Multilingual

Multilingual

Multilingual

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

find out more

Office Support

Office Support

Office Support

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

find out more

News

JAPAN – NUMBER OF NON-REGULAR WORKERS REACHES RECORD HIGH - 17/07/2018

The number of non-regular workers in Japan hit a record high in 2017, according to data from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication. Non-regular workers include contract employees, part-timers and temporary staff.

The data showed there were 66.21 million workers in Japan in 2017, of whom 21.33 million held non-regular positions. The overall workforce grew by 1.79 million from 2012, with non-regular workers accounting for 900,000 of those additions.

The spike in non-regular workers… Read more

CHINA – LINKEDIN LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO OFFER FOREIGNERS UNIQUE JOB EXPERIENCES SUCH AS KUNG FU APPRENTICE AND GIANT PANDA CARETAKER (CHINA.ORG.CN) - 11/07/2018

LinkedIn has launched a global recruitment campaign to offer foreigners unique job experiences in China, reports China.org.cn. The campaign, called the "I'm in China" project, offers unique positions such as kung fu apprentice at the Shaolin Temple, giant panda caretaker, high-speed train maintenance staff, trash collector at Zhangjiajie national forest park, acting dean of Yuelu Academy, beef noodle chef, and others. Registration for these positions are open to LinkedIn's 520 million overseas members for six months. "These… Read more

Procurement - Good weather boosts UK services - 09/07/2018

UK service providers saw business activity expand at its fastest rate for eight months in June – continuing the resurgence following March’s snow-related disruption, according to the latest PMI.

This was accompanied by the strongest increase in new work since May 2017.

Modest rates of job creation, however, reflect difficulties recruiting additional staff or efforts to reduce operating expenses.

Margins came under pressure again across the service economy as respondents reported the steepest rise in… Read more

Meet Ivy - Resourcer for Team China - 06/07/2018

Ivy has recently joined People First Team China. She has worked in various different sectors ranging from teaching, translating to administrative work. She has extensive experience dealing with customers and forging strong relationships with clients. She excels when working as part of a team and has good management skills. She has lived and worked in China, Spain and the UK.

 

Ivy works in the City office as a… Read more

TMI Associates London LLP and Team Japan held a joint HR seminar - 29/06/2018

 

On 28th June, TMI Associates London LLP (“TMI London”) and Team Japan held a joint seminar about recruitment at TMI London’s Offices – we had a very successful seminar on May, and this is the second seminar on the same topic.

TJ’s Business Development Manager, Yoko, explained about the latest trends in the UK’s employment market, and gave an insight into hiring candidates.

Mr Kinukawa, Solicitor (England and Wales) and Attorney-at-law (Japan), Managing Partner… Read more

Employers need to break recruitment traditions to boost diversity - 28/06/2018

 

 

Businesses need to “think outside the box” when recruiting if they want to improve diversity across their workforces – especially in entry-level positions.

According to The 5% Club – an organisation that encourages its members to have 5% of its workforce in earn and learn programmes – only 11.3% of apprenticeship starts are made by non-white applicants and 10% are by people with learning difficulties or disabilities.

Although women represent 54% of apprentices,… Read more

London most desirable city for overseas workers as UK popularity drops - 27/06/2018

London may be the most desirable city for overseas workers worldwide, but the UK as a whole has fallen down the desirability list, according to research from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and totaljobs.

The Decoding Global Talent 2018 report found that London has retained its position as number one since 2014, this year chosen by 366,000 workers from nearly 200 countries.  Despite London remaining the first choice city for workers, researchers found that the… Read more

The Brexit effect and six other languages findings - 27/06/2018

New teacher survey shows that exiting the EU has led to some questioning the value of studying modern languages

The Brexit vote has had a negative impact on parents' attitudes and pupils' motivation to learning modern languages, according to a new survey of teachers.

More than a third of state secondary schools have reported that the decision to leave the European Union has made parents and pupils question the important of learning a language.

The findings comes from the… Read more

UK – PERMANENT PLACEMENTS UP IN MAY, BUT DEMAND FOR TALENT SLIPS - 27/06/2018

Professional recruitment firms in the UK reported that the number of candidates securing permanent roles in May 2018 increased by 9% year-on-year, according to new survey data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).

APSCo’s research, which focuses on professional recruitment, reveals notable variations between the trade association’s core sector groups in terms of hiring activity. While permanent placements within financial services and IT increased by 17% and 15% respectively over the 12month period,… Read more

The 4th round of People First Bake Off - 21/06/2018

The fourth Bake Off is held  in our office  today! Next one will be our final round, and 5 star chefs will be chosen for semi-final!

Read more

‹ First  < 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 >  Last ›