Being able to do a great impression of a hot dog, a fondness for starting arguments and being able to tell if a wine is red or white just by tasting it are just some of the ‘useless’ CV skills jobseekers have listed on Twitter.
Pinterest is seeking to increase its hiring rates for female software engineers to 30%, as part of a range of measures to increase the diversity of its workforce.
Helen O’Neill has joined recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) provider Resource Solutions as manager, strategic projects.
Stephen Burke has stepped down as a non-executive director at global recruiter Matchtech Group.
Temporary labour procurer de Poel has promoted Hannah Holcroft to contract and performance manager.
Legal staffing specialist Douglas Scott has appointed Nick Barrass as consultant for the firm’s London desk.
Multi-sector recruiter Calibre Search has appointed consultants Sam Sykes and Elliot Barwick to strengthen its construction division.
The government is to create a hidden impairments specialist team aimed at helping people with mental health conditions and less visible disabilities into work by September.
On-demand car service Uber is to create 300 jobs at a new centre for excellence in Limerick, Ireland.
Changes to the voluntary graduate recruitment code for trainee solicitors means from September law firms will be able to make offers to trainees who are in their second rather than final year of study.