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Date Posted: 30/10/2017

Blast from the past 25th October 1996

Reading Chronicle team up with CEO of the IEC (now REC) for a qualification update


Date Posted: 27/10/2017

MAS Diversity Pledge 2006

MAS commited to the REC diversity pledge in 2006 a joint initiative between UK Job Centre Plus and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation membership.


Date Posted: 25/10/2017

Employers 15 point plan for successful recruitment campaigns


You will often find it useful to think in general terms about the feature of your agency’s services. Here is a summary of the more obvious features which an employment agency can offer clients:

1. A Confidential Service:

2. Additional Method of Advertising: 

3. Newspaper Advertising & Social Media:

4. Suitable Applicants Already to Hand: 

5. Trained and Qualified Consultants; 

6. Advice on the Job Description: 

7. Pre-selection Service: 

8. Testing Facilities; 

9. Cost of the Service: 

10. Rebate Scheme: 

11. Information Service: 

12. Personal Service: 

13. Saving the Clients Time: 

14. Temporary Support: 

15. Agency Initiative: 

Why not use an agency the way in which our service was intended, Since the days of Hiring fairs in the middle ages, a good agency offers more .... Make Absolutely Sure its MAS recruitment


Date Posted: 26/09/2017

Ronaldo at Reading MAD STAD with Man Utd and MAS

Original published 25th September 2006 - Daily Mail and 26th September 2006 - Reading Evening Post


Date Posted: 01/05/2017

Report on Jobs May 2017

Supply of permanent labour declines at steeper rate!
Recruitment consultancies based in the South of England saw a further marked drop in the availability of candidates for
permanent jobs in April. Furthermore, the rate of deterioration was the quickest recorded for five months and the strongest
seen across all monitored regions. Nearly 43% of agencies noted a reduction in permanent staff availability, with
engineers, healthcare workers, legal secretaries and web developers all mentioned as staff in short supply.

Fastest drop in availability of temp labour for 17 months!
The supply of candidates for temporary positions in the South of England declined for the forty-fourth month running in April.
Notably, the rate of reduction was the sharpest seen since November 2015, and the steepest recorded of all UK regions
monitored by the survey.

For more details and full access to data and stats on a regular basis, connect with MAS Recruitment. Make Absolutely Sure you are kept informed and ahead of employment trends across the South East and UK.