Tags: recruitment

Jobseeker branded an ‘oddball’ in failed recruitment process

A company has apologised to a graduate jobseeker for branding her a “home educated oddball” and “left-wing loon tree hugger” in comments accidentally attached to an email. Anna Jacobs, from Horsmonden, Kent, had applied for a position at Tonbridge-based Tecomak Environmental Services. The young jobseeker was left upset and angry when an employer called her a “one…

Interview: Claire Berrett at British Gas discusses apprenticeships and their benefits

In the light of the apprenticeship levy introduction today, HRreview interviewed Claire Berrett, a British Gas qualified engineer and British Gas Apprentice of the Year 2016 on her views on apprenticeships and how her experience helped her to learn new skills. Tell us a little bit about yourself I’m 38 and from Bournemouth, and completed my…