LINK – The University and Education Newsletter from Keystone Employment Group – October 2015

Keystone at COUP 2015 The University of Kent played host to the Conference on University Purchasing (COUP) during September. Delegates reported one of the most successful purchasing and procurement events for the education sector in some time, with useful workshops and opportunities to meet suppliers, as well as colleagues across the education and procurement landscape. Keystone enjoyed a highly successful … Read More

ENGAGE Summer 2015 – The newsletter from Keystone Employment Group

Keystone reach Lightspeed in the retail sector Lightspeed POS recently engaged Keystone to help them launch their point of sale and retail solutions in the UK. Lightspeed POS provide desktop and mobile point of sale, payment and inventory control solutions to bars, restaurants and across a wide range of retail businesses of all sizes. In addition to providing point of sale till and … Read More

We are moving! (but only back to our head office)

Please note that from Monday 5th October 2015 Keystone Employment Group will move from Holborn to our head office at 6-8 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London N1 9DT All correspondence with Keystone Employment Group should be directed to this address from 05/10/2015. This location is more convenient for those workers and candidates who need to undergo compliance and ID checks, … Read More

COUP 2015 Conference on University Purchasing – September 2015 – UPDATE

Keystone are delighted to be exhibiting at COUP The Conference On University Purchasing (COUP) is 2015’s premier event for anyone who works within procurement in the UK Higher Education sector. This year’s theme of ‘Linking Theory to Practice in Purchasing’ will provide valuable insights on the sector’s most relevant and challenging issues. COUP’s programme is suitable for any university or college … Read More

LINK – The University & Education Employment Newsletter from Keystone Employment Group – June 2015

The Student Academic Experience Survey The latest Student Academic Experience survey has been published and suggests 59% of students are “fairly satisfied” with their course – and a further 28% are “very satisfied”. The survey is carried out by the Higher Education Policy Institute and the Higher Education Academy and aims to examine levels of satisfaction among undergraduates.  The survey has also revealed the widening differences in perceptions of value for money between students in England where … Read More

The University Recruitment Revolution

There is a rising tide of educational institutions who have realised just how much time and money they waste on external recruitment services and agencies. A university is just like any other large organisation – it employs a wide variety of part time and full time staff throughout the year and they often need to attract decent candidates in a … Read More

Student Employability – From Learning to Earning

      About Us 50 Years experience in recruitment services Good presence across B2B and B2P Evolved from traditional agency to online solutions provider Leading provider of Talent Bank solutions in Education sector Approved supplier to LUPC and SUPC Employability – Why it tops the agenda HEI’s have recognised the need to provide students with more than academic qualifications to attract … Read More

LINK – The University & Education Employment Newsletter from Keystone Employment Group – May 2015

Positive signs of growth in the jobs market Recent figures are showing promising signs for job prospects in the UK, with more employers indicating they will take on full time staff over the coming quarter. 74% of employers have said that they are likely to take on full time staff during the second quarter of 2015 as the economy slowly improves and businesses start to expand their operations. This is coupled with the … Read More

Employability Matters

Call it overdue, but it now appears that employers, educational institutes and politicians are realising that a modern economy cannot afford to embrace academia without also fostering employability. To overlook employability risks seeing a generation armed with good qualifications but failing to land a job. Perhaps the wake up call has arisen since the onset of higher tuition fees? Maybe the … Read More