Yearly Archives: 2014

Spring Newsletter

Article 1 – Samantha Tipton is the King… Be honest, are you one of the 46m people a month playing King.com’s Candy Crush Saga? If you thought that number was high, here are some more facts and figures about the game we all get invited to ten times a day on Facebook – 61m ‘likes’ on Facebook One in seven people in Hong Kong are regular players In the US Apple iStore, daily revenues are around $630,000 It’s the third most popular free app as well as the highest grossing … Continue reading

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Valentines Newsletter

Article 1 – 2014’s ‘’Must-Have’ Tech for Recruiters Every week there seems to be an 18-month old tech business with three employees and no balance sheet being bought by Google or Facebook for three billion dollars making the business-boy CEO richer than Australia. The trouble is most appear to rely on teenagers taking pictures of each other. Thankfully for the more cerebral, there are a host of applications, tools and software out there that are incredibly useful for recruiters, candidates and clients alike. Here are the best ones to look … Continue reading

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January Newsletter

Article 1 – Jobseekers – How Mobile Are You? 2013 saw a staggering 48% year-on-year increase in jobseekers searching available roles from their mobile devices. Totaljobs.com suggest that 34% (up from 23% y-o-y) of their incoming traffic comes from smartphones or tablets. The same company also report that people completing and submitting applications via mobile device has risen by 68% thanks in part to Google Drive, the search behemoth’s online storage facility. There has been growing demand for greater mobile functionality when it comes to job searching and Google have … Continue reading

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December Newsletter

Article 1 – Say ‘hello’ to Samantha Tipton! Asset Resourcing is growing! At the start of December, Samantha Tipton joined the team as European HR Consultant. Here she is in her own words (mostly…) – AR: What does an average day look like for you?ST: In a word – busy. In some more words, I am involved in the full 360° recruitment service and that includes business development. Building my own desk involves lots of emails, phone calls and working my way through LinkedIn. I’m monitoring who’s recruiting and I’m … Continue reading

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November Newsletter

Asset Resourcing – November Newsletter__________________________________________________________________________________ Article 1 – November Jobs Report Every month, Asset Resourcing’s MD Ben Sweeting contributes to a report detailing the current state of the UKs recruitment, jobs and staffing market. It’s put together by the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation) and auditors KPMG and this month the numbers are as positive as they have been for a while… Overview Highest increase in permanent salaries and overall vacancies in six years Candidate availability is slowing Growth in permanent and temporary appointments Staff Appointments 43% of respondents noted … Continue reading

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October Newsletter

Asset Resourcing – October Newsletter__________________________________________________________________________________ Article 1 – Tech Bites – This Month: Are you taking the P…? We’ve lived through coal, gas and electric power. We’re currently focussing our attentions on wind power, solar power and hydro-electric power, but there’s a new power source that’s taking the world by storm – the power of wee. Don’t expect to see wee-powered cars or homes anytime soon, but the videogames market is about to take a shot across the bows with a new type of game control. Captive Media are a … Continue reading

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