Contracting as a Career

Contracting as a career choice

Once seen as a way of filling the gaps between permanent jobs, today contracting as a career is a choice made by many. In fact recent data from the ONS (Office for National Statistics) reveals that here in the UK 15% of those in work are self-employed. In the USA, figures from Intuit predict that […]

What can augmented reality in recruitment do?

Augmented Reality in Recruitment

Augmented reality in recruitment? It might seem like a crazy idea or maybe a bit far fetched but as the technology becomes more integrated and common place these types of technologies will be used everywhere. And while most people may think of Pokémon Go, its uses are far greater and can span nearly all sectors […]

Retention of Staff in Recruitment

What is the key to staff retention in recruitment?

There is no denying that the recruitment profession suffers from a high staff turnover rate. So what is the key to staff retention in recruitment? It would be foolish to suggest that it is simply because consultants aren’t up to the job. There are several factors at play with this conundrum – One being the […]

20 Years of Recruiting Excellence

MRL: 20 Years of Recruiting Excellence

In 1997 we started a yet unknown company called Microscape Recruitment Ltd (now known as MRL), setting out to offer the highest levels of specialist recruitment in the technology industry. 20 years on, we now have 3 offices in Europe: Hove, Dresden and Sophia Antipolis delivering the perfect fit candidates in semiconductors and components, software […]

Smart Meter Opportunities In Energy

The smart meters sector: a hotbed for career opportunities in energy

With estimates suggesting that global utility companies will invest $24.3 billion in 2017 on smart meters alone, there’s no denying that the industry is a major player in the energy field. And thanks to advancements in technology, the rapidly evolving arena offers a plethora of career opportunities for professionals across the globe. The evolution of […]

Engineer Shortage In UK

Why is the UK still not producing enough engineers?

You don’t have to be a genius to know that the UK is in the midst of an acute skills shortage which is impacting many sectors.  And here at MRL we are seeing this on a daily basis when sourcing talent for our international client base – particularly relating to engineering.  There simply aren’t enough […]

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MRL – Graduate Recruitment Scheme

The MRL – Graduate Recruitment Scheme helps train young professionals and graduates with technical degrees into world class consultants. With so much negative coverage recently regarding the high levels of graduate unemployment in the UK it would be easy to believe that career prospects for recent university leavers are far from bright. However this bleak […]

MRL - The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For 2012

MRL – Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For 2012

MRL – Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For 2012 winners! As a leading international recruitment company MRL Consulting Group is used to helping people and businesses achieve their ambitions; in fact it is the guiding principal behind everything we do. This is a belief which not only applies to our clients and candidates […]