Stuart Gentle Publisher at Onrec

ICE Added To Fire - 08/2000

Clicks & Mortarís On The Up

The days of pure bricks & ,mortar or independent dot-coms may be numbered. First there was Then came Wideyes. More recently VNU and Randstad have created In July, EC International, one of the fastest growing HR Consultancies, launched ICE. Pointing to the red-hot e-cruitment market, ICE will seek to offer an integrated solution to the talent shortage. The new service is to be headed by seasoned recruiter, and technology guru, John Davison-White.

The new service will offer a synergy of e-cruitment and traditional agency based services. Susanne Nyhuus, Corporate Development Manager of EC International explained ìThe explosion in Internet recruitment has actually exacerbated the problem of recruiting the right people. In many ways, it has merely shifted this perennial problem onto the desktop and companies are left sifting hundreds of CVs electronicallyî.