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Press releases and Media Coverage

HireScores Managing Director and founder, Lisette Howlett can provide comment to the media about the service.

If however, due to your inquisitive human nature you have stumbled upon this section of the HireScores website, but are not a member of the media; by all means, look around.

If you are a member of the media and cannot find the information you require in this section or you would like to arrange interviews, features, opinion articles or presentations from HireScores, please email 10 Yetis Public Relations Agency hirescores@10yetis.co.uk. Alternatively you can contact us by telephone at: 01452 348 211.

Please outline the subject matter, questions you would like to have answered, what kind of piece you are producing (news, feature etc.), your deadline, who else you are talking to about the issue(s) and -if you are from the broadcast media -whether the piece is live or recorded.

Coverage

In recent months, HireScores has been featured in a number of national and international publications such as The Financial Times, Personnel Today, The Mirror and USA Today

Hirescores recruitment press coverage

Press Releases

Press Release Oct 2010: Poll Reveals Top 10 Most Common Lies Told In A Job Interview
New research by the UK's only recruitment agency review site has revealed the top 10 most common lies told in a job interview. Topping the poll is lying about the salary received in the previous job, followed by fibs about grades and qualifications.

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Press Release Oct 2010: The Apprentice Most Inspirational TV Show For Job Seekers
New research by the UK's only dedicated recruitment agency review site has revealed that a third of Britons have been inspired to embark on their chosen career by a television show, with the most popular programme being The Apprentice. A further fifth of women admitted that they would like t... Read More
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Press Release Oct 2010: Half Of Women Believe Their Gender Affects Chances Of Being Hired
New research from the UK's only dedicated recruitment agency review site has revealed that 79% of Brits believe that employers work towards a "candidate brief" when hiring. A further 34% believe that potential employers could be put off by their age, depending on the role.
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Press Release September 2010: Half Of Brits Blame Their Job For A Past Relationship Breakdown
New research from the UK's only dedicated recruitment agency review website has revealed that at least half of Brits blame their job for a past relationship breakdown, with a further 11% of these admitting that they have ended a relationship due to a work-related affair.

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Press Release August 2010: Attractive People Most Likely To Get The Job
Research from the UK's only recruitment agency review site has revealed that those who are more attractive are the most likely to succeed in the workplace, with 67% of employers admitting to being more inclined to give an attractive person a job.

Attractive people are the mo... Read More
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Press Release July 2010: Study Has Found Brits Dream To Work For Coca-Cola
The UK's only dedicated recruitment agency review site commissioned a new study with 1,326 people across the UK to discover what would be the ‘dream companies' people would like to work for.

The research by www.HireScores.com has shown that American companies are t... Read More
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Press Release July 2010: Majority Of Brits Would Like To Be An Astronaut
Research from the UK's only dedicated recruitment agency review website has found that the majority of Brits would like to be an astronaut if they could choose their ‘dream job', closely followed by a doctor.

The UK's only dedicated recruitment agency review sit... Read More
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Press Release June 2010: Office Chatting Costs Employers Over 2bn A Year
The UK's only dedicated recruitment agency review site has today revealed that the majority of Brits spend 67 minutes every day talking about unrelated topics during work time - costing their employers over £2bn a year.

Research was conducted by the UK's only dedica... Read More
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Press Release June 2010: Half Of Women Believe They Perform Better At Work When Dressed Sexily

The UK's only dedicated recruitment agency review site has conducted research and found that 53% of women feel that they perform better at work when they dress ‘sexily', with 69% of people admitting that the weather affected their attitude to work and productivity.
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Press Release May 2010: Slough Least Friendly Place To Work In UK

The UK's only recruitment agency review site has conducted nationwide research and found that more than a third of employees would purposely sabotage a colleague's chance of promotion even if they were better suited for the role, with Slough, where hit TV-show The Office was based, na... Read More

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Press Release April 2010: Lord Alan Sugar Tops Dream Office Poll - With Simon Cowell In HR

Lord Alan Sugar Tops Dream Office Poll - With Simon Cowell In HR

The UK's only recruitment agency review site has today revealed that Lord Alan Sugar is the dream CEO, with Simon Cowell in the HR department.

The UK's only recruitment agency revie... Read More

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Press Release April 2010: Small Businesses Have The Most Loyal Staff As 82% Would Take A Pay Cut...

Small Businesses Have The Most Loyal Staff As 82% Would Take A Pay Cut To Save Their Company

The UK's only recruitment agency review site has today revealed that three quarters of British workers would have considered taking a pay cut or cutting down on their hours ... Read More

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Press Release March 2010: Over Half Of Brits Have Looked For A New Job At Work

Over Half Of Brits Have Looked For A New Job At Work

Research from the UK's only recruitment agency review site has today revealed that just over half of Brits have looked for a new job whilst working at a current or past job.

Research was carried ou... Read More

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Press Release Mar 2010: Wanted: Hardworking, Loyal, 168 Hours A Week, Answers To...Mum?!

Wanted: Hardworking, Loyal, 168 Hours A Week, £211,000 - £435,000 pa, Answers To...Mum?!

The UK’s only recruitment agency review site has, in light of Mother’s Day, polled nearly 1,500 people to see what they appreciated their mums doing the mos... Read More

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Press Release Mar 2010: Long Weekends Are Main Reasons For Sickies

Long Weekends Are Main Reason For Sickies

The UK's only recruitment review site has noted a trend in the days that employees are likely to pull a sickie with 34% opting for the Monday and 26% choosing a Friday, the main reason being that they are too hung over to wo... Read More

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Press Release Feb 2010: Half Of Employees Actively Jobhunting

Half Of Employees Actively Jobhunting

February is the month when most people will be looking for a new job says the UK's only recruitment review site, with half of employees admitting to actively seeking another role.

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Press Release Jan 2010: Doctors And Nurses Perceived As The Most Dateable

Doctors And Nurses Perceived As The Most Dateable

A survey by the UK's only recruitment agency review site HireScores.com has today revealed that 3 in 4 people would date someone based on their job.

The UK's only recruitment agency review websit... Read More

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Press Release Jan 2010: Best Recruitment Agencies Of 2009 Named... And The Worst Shamed

Best Recruitment Agencies Of 2009 Named... And The Worst Shamed

The UK's only recruitment agency review website has pulled together a list of the 10 best rated recruitment agencies in the UK, according to candidate scoring - in a bid to help job hunters given the to... Read More

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Press Release Dec 2009: 76% Of Britains Workforce Take Up Hobby To Impress Their Potential Boss

76% Of Britain's Workforce Taking Up A Hobby Just To Impress Their Potential Boss

Hirescores.com, the UK's leading recruitment agency review site, conducted research and found out that 76% of British workers had taken part in extracurricular activities to m... Read More

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Press Release November 2009: Would I Lie To You... Yes If It Means I Get The Job

Would I Lie To You...Yes If It Means I Get The Job

Hirescores.com, the UK's leading recruitment agency review site, has anonymously asked people currently in employment if they lied during the recruitment process with their current and previous jobs and found t... Read More

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Press Release November 2009: Cash in Hand... 46% of Working Brits Say Yes Please

Cash in Hand... 46% of Working Brits Say Yes Please

HireScores.com, the UK's leading recruitment agency review website, has asked people anonymously if they have done work outside of office hours to earn extra money and found that 46% of Brits working specialist job... Read More

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Press Release October 2009: Working Lunch Results In 45 Million Unpaid Hours Worked Every Week In UK

Working Lunch Results In 45 Million Unpaid Hours Worked Every Week In Britain

British workers are too nervous or too busy to take their full lunch break. 28% do not leave the office all day and 14% rarely find time to eat even their lunch. All of this amounts to mo... Read More

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Press Release August 2009: Beauty Vs Brains

Beauty V's Brains

47% of men claim they would be too distracted to work for an attractive female boss. 53% of women on the other hand confess that working for an attractive male boss would intimidate them.  Showing that for the majority of Brits, the more ... Read More

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Press Release July 2009: Recruitment 2.0 - Is This The End For Recruitment Agencies?

Recruitment 2.0 - Is This The End For Recruitment Agencies?

Websites that were designed to be social and for relaxed conversations with friends are quickly evolving into successful recruitment tools, with 1 in 3 m... Read More

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Press Release June 2009: The Apprentice Sparks Rise In Brits Worrying Over CV Lies

The Apprentice Sparks Rise In Brits Worrying Over C.V. Lies

Almost 70% of workers admit to lying on their C.V. but since the recent showing of The Apprentice, where the majority of candidates were caught out lying, an increase in candidates are now seeking professiona... Read More

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Press Release June 2009: A Quarter Of British Workers Too Scared To Take Holiday Allowance

A Quarter Of British Workers Too Scared To Take Holiday Allowance  

Almost 1 in 4 British workers are too scared to take their full holiday allowance this year, because of concerns about job security or claim to be too busy to take time off. 69% of these people wi... Read More

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Press Release May 2009: Holiday Stress

Parents Claim A Holiday With The Kids Is More Stressful Than Work

Almost 65% of parents admit they find it more stressful taking the kids on holiday for a week than working full-time and almost half confess they do not look forward to family holidays, a study from th... Read More

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Press Release April 2009: Rules Brits Hate To Follow

Rules Brits Hate To Follow

The UK's leading recruitment scoring website reveals the rules people hate to obey at work and it seems Brits are a hard nation to please. Internet policies, ‘the customer is always right' policy, dress code and having no rules... Read More

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Press Release March 2009: Almost 50% Of Business Owners Are Cautious About Employing Young Women

Almost 50% Of Business Owners Are Cautious About Employing Young Women

81% of British business managers admit that they would ask female job seekers their future and current family plans if the law permitted it and 49% of managers confess that age and gender does fact... Read More

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Press Release February 2009: 1 In 5 British Workers Would Rather Prove Their Skills......

1 In 5 British Workers Would Rather Prove Their Skills In The Bedroom Than Their Skills In The Office

A study commissioned by the UK's leading recruitment scoring website has found that 1 in 5 British workers would rather have sex with their boss for a quick prom... Read More

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Press Release January 2009: Workplace Bullying Is A Problem For Most Brits

Workplace Bullying Is A Problem For Most Brits

More than 70% of British adults feel as though they have been bullied or witnessed bullying of some sort in the workplace and over 30% were too worried about the repercussions to report the problem.

A study ... Read More

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Press Release December 2008: Office Workers Are Biggest Liars

Office Workers Are Biggest Liars

82% of office workers admit to lying for their manager on a daily basis, compared to just 19% of retail workers and 13% of labourers, officially making office workers the biggest liars.

A study of 1,322 British wo... Read More

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Press Release Sep 2008: Brits Waste 1/3 Of Their Working Day Pretending To Be Busy

Brits Waste 1/3 Of Their Working Day Pretending To Be Busy

Almost half of British workers waste around 1/3 of their day ‘pretending' to work and a massive 32% admit to wasting around 3 ¼ hours every day, on non-work related tasks. Surprisingly, 96% o... Read More

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Press Release August 2008: Downturn In Economy Results In The Death Of The Jobhopper

Downturn In Economy Results In The Death Of The Jobhopper

Results revealed today show that the days of temporary office workers may be over due to the downturn in the economy. People are no longer jumping from job to job and workers are becoming increasingly afraid o... Read More

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Press Release August 2008: HireScores.com Celebrates First Birthday

HireScores.com Celebrates 1st Birthday

A leading independent recruitment agency scoring website celebrates its 1st birthday this month; demonstrating record levels of professional help and advice for... Read More

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Press Release May 2008: Acknowledging The Importance Of A Tea Break

Acknowledging The Importance Of A Tea Break

The leading independent recruitment agency scoring website has today launched a perfect distraction for job seekers and recruitment consultants; taking them away fr... Read More

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Press Release April 2008: PCG Joins Forces With HireScores.com

PCG Joins Forces with HireScores to Provide Members with an Insight into the Current Practice of Recruitment Agencies

April 23 2008:  The Professional Contractors Group (PCG), the non-profit professional body that represents the UK... Read More

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Press Release April 2008: Londoners Are The Most Unhappy Workers In The UK

Londoners Are The Most Unhappy Workers In The UK

Workers in the capital city are the most unhappy with their current job and think about trying to find another role at least once a day whilst workers in the South West of England are the happiest in their work according to ... Read More
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Press Release August 2007: Recruitment Agency Survey Shows Interesting Results

Recruitment Agency Survey Shows Interesting Results

An independent recruitment agency scoring website has discovered that 70% of people asked who had looked for work through an agency felt they had been lied to.

Despite the best efforts of the rec... Read More

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Press Release June 2007: Recruitment Agencies Ready To Be Scored By Performance

Recruitment Agencies Ready To Be Scored By Performance

People looking to find their new job have been given a timely boost by the launch of the world's first recruitment agency scoring website formed by a... Read More

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Press Release March 2007: New Recruitment Forum Brings Together Job Seekers, Recruiters and Employer

New Recruitment Forum Brings Together Job Seekers, Recruiters and Employers

It's rare to see job seekers, recruitment agencies and empl... Read More

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Press Release December 2006: New Site Helps Job Seekers Navigate the Recruitment Maze

New Site Helps Job Seekers Navigate the Recruitment Maze

December 2006, London - Finding your way around the job market has never been easy. A good recruitment firm ... Read More

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Media Information -

Lisette is the Managing Director of HireScores.com. Hire Scores is the first independent website that allows people who have been through the recruitment agency process to score and give feedback on their experiences.

Lisette is a confident and articulate media professional who has a track record of working for some of the world's largest companies in a range senior human resource roles.

Lisette is an expert with over 20 years experience in all areas of personnel from hiring to firing and has taken part in a number of media interviews both in print and broadcast format.

Contacts

All media enquiries are managed by 10 Yetis Public Relations Agency

Andy Barr, PR Manager - andy@10yetis.co.uk - 01452 348211
Lisette Howlett, Managing Director - lisette.howlett@hirescores.com - 020 7512 9878

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