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Rhino Site Services enjoys over 35 years' experience in construction recruitment, specialising in temporary and permanent contracts in the Civil, Build, Shopfitting, Utilities and M&E sectors. Devising bespoke recruitment solutions our consultants work with employees and candidates across the UK, helping the industry develop whilst maintaining high standards.

November 2017 BLOG


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Staffing and Recruiting Trends for 2018 

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Here at Rhino Site Services, we have witnessed some huge changes in the recruitment space over the past few years, with 2018 expected to welcome some new trends and innovations that recruiters and HRs must be aware of.  Eager to help steer recruiters into this age of modernity, below are a few reoccurring themes we expect to lord the industry in 2018 

Mobile recruiting  

Though a rather unambiguous term, mobile recruiting refers to recruitment methods carried out through smartphones; a trend that is only rising in popularity. Expected to take a front seat in 2018, the progression of mobile technology will only aid recruiters.  

Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), showed that 96% of 16-24 year olds access the internet remotely. The average for adults as a whole sit at 74%, with 66% using mobile phones to do this. 

With more and more people using the internet 'on-the-go', this means we will see a rise in candidates searching for jobs on mobile-optimised websites and through applications, with recruiters needing to work with mobile-friendly recruitment tools and processes. From liaising with candidates via messaging applications such as WhatsApp to utilising social media's vast talent base, we can expect to see more and more recruiters using their phones in 2018.  

Retention, retention, retention   

Now finding ourselves in generation millennial, retention should be recruiters' focus. Millennials refer to professionals that reached adulthood in the early 21st century; a group that recruiters are finding hard to retain. This is mainly due to the characteristics of the Millennials, not afraid to up sticks and start a new role or opt for long commutes. Putting their career before anything else, by 2015 75% of UK professionals will be made up of Millennials, with recruiters needing to understand what motivates them and how to keep them around.  

Valuing the opportunity to grow and admiring managers that can provide them with feedback, in order to retain the Millennial, you have to allow them to develop, with recruiters needing to find jobs that accommodate such aspirations. 

Shorter hiring processes  

According to a recent SmartRise study, 49 percent of recruiters report time-to-hire to be within a month, with these timeframes expected to shorten even further as 2018 encroaches. This is mainly because of the negative impacts a long recruitment process can have on the recruitment brand. Taking too long to hire results in a downturn in service or product quality, as well as employee morale. Though you would think that a longer process would enhance your chances of finding the best candidate, it can actually see you lose top-tier candidates, being snapped up by a rival firm that acted quickly.         


Many argue that A.I (Artificial Intelligence) will play prominent a prominent role in the future of recruitment. Moving towards a more digital business landscape, with mobile, social, cloud and “big data” transforming the way we work, Artificial Intelligence is expected to streamline the recruitment process, but how? Here are just three ways AI will impact the recruitment space.  

 Saving time -  One of the biggest missions for recruiters is to save time, with productivity being a theme constantly visited. According to many, the introduction of AI will free up a great deal of time for agencies in particular. Passing time-consuming duties such as CV scanning to machines, 2018 is expected to be the year of productivity.   

Response – One of the greatest benefits of AI is the fact that it facilitates engagement and improves responsiveness; an issue that needs to be addressed in recruitment. According to a recent survey, over half of those that apply for a job do not hear anything back, meaning recruiters are tarnishing their reputation, appearing as a lazy organisation. Though AI and automation, such eventualities can be swerved.  

Talent acquisition – As mentioned, AI will improve responsiveness, consequently improving candidate experience as a whole. By giving potential candidates a memorable experience, recruiters will inevitably acquire and hold on to better talent.  

Though it appears AI would solve all of our recruitment woes, it requires a lot of accurate data to be as effective as its human counterpart. However, with huge progressions expected in 2018, we could be well on our way to digitally-focused industry.  

Continuous reviewing  

2018 is expected to rid of the annual review, with recruiters implementing a continuous approach to reviews. As an exercise that aims to spot issues early, offering constant support to employees is an active rather than reactive way of managing staff. Investing in software to track the outcomes of one-to-ones, technology will also be used to make the practice of reviewing more effective.  

This trend is mainly due to Millennials requiring constant feedback, wanting to work for an organisation that is just as invested in their career as they are. According to a recent study, Millennials are currently receiving feedback either daily (19%), weekly (24%) or regularly (23%).  

Workplace wellness  

2018 will be the year recruiters start taking employee wellness more seriously, utilising wellness programs to lower absenteeism rates. Attracting talent and having a stronger hold of sick days, such an approach will also encourage a better employer reputation. From financial wellness to health and well-being, businesses will be placing employee experience at the top of their priority list.  

 A blended workforce  

With many believing we are heading into a 'Gig Economy', the workforces of 2018 are expected to be 'blended', with teams collaborating with freelances on an array of projects. Creating a new kind of diversity, various studies from Intuit to The Freelancer's Union predict that at least 40% of the workforce will be freelancers in the next few years. 

Team intelligence     

Following on from the previous trend, the way teams are built and managed is set to see a shake-up. Where traditionally HR professionals would work with individuals, we are now seeing HR efforts placed on teams, developing team intelligence to encourage productivity in the workplace. Understanding that great things in business are usually achieved by teams and departments, such an approach simply makes sense.  

More competition for recruiters  

Welcoming a diverse set of startups on a constant basis, the recruitment industry is forever on the move. Renowned for its competitive nature, 2018 will be no different, with some of the biggest technology firms in the world now entering the recruitment market. This year, Google unveiled details of its new venture; Google Hire. The new app is geared specifically to small businesses, basting the ability to sync information already in Gmail and Google Calendar. Streamlining the interview process, the tech giants also rolled out a 'Jobs' tab, meaning people can search for jobs through a dedicated space on Google.   

Let us know what you think, will any of the above trends impact you in 2018? 




ARCHIVES OF November 2017 Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their 'Personally Identifiable Information' (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form, Use Live Chat or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

       To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.

       To improve our website in order to better serve you.

       To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.

       To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.

       To quickly process your transactions.

       To ask for ratings and reviews of services or products

       To follow up with them after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries)

How do we protect your information?

We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.

We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.

We use regular Malware Scanning.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

Do we use 'cookies'?

We do not use cookies for tracking purposes

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled. that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.

However, you will still be able to place orders .

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety. 

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.


Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.



Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. 
We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.

We have implemented the following:

       Remarketing with Google AdSense

       Google Display Network Impression Reporting

       Demographics and Interests Reporting

       DoubleClick Platform Integration

We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes:

       On our Privacy Policy Page

Can change your personal information:

       By emailing us

       By chatting with us or by sending us a support ticket

How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?

We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?

It's also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking


COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.

We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:

We will notify you via email

       Within 7 business days

We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.


The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

We collect your email address in order to:

       Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions

       Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders.

       Send you additional information related to your product and/or service

       Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.

To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:

       Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.

       Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.

       Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.

       Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.

       Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.

       Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.


Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

One Caspian Point

Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF10 4DQ

United Kingdom

Last Edited on 2016-10-27

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You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions. 


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[Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed [within your organisation].]


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You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.


You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.


You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without Rhino Site Services Limited express written consent.


[You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.]


[You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without Rhino Site Services Limited express written consent.] 


[Restricted access


[Access to certain areas of this website is restricted.]  Rhino Site Services Limited reserves the right to restrict access to [other] areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at Rhino Site Services Limited discretion.


If Rhino Site Services Limited provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential. 


Rhino Site Services Limited may disable your user ID and password in Rhino Site Services Limited sole discretion without notice or explanation.]


[User content


In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.


You grant to Rhino Site Services Limited a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media.  You also grant to Rhino Site Services Limited the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.


Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Rhino Site Services Limited or a third party (in each case under any applicable law). 


You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.


[Rhino Site Services Limited reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on Rhino Site Services Limited servers, or hosted or published upon this website.


[Notwithstanding Rhino Site Services Limited rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, Rhino Site Services Limited does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.]


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This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied.  Rhino Site Services Limited makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website. 


Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Rhino Site Services Limited does not warrant that:


  • this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
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Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.  [If you require advice in relation to any [legal, financial or medical] matter you should consult an appropriate professional.]


Limitations of liability


Rhino Site Services Limited will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:


  • [to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;]
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These limitations of liability apply even if Rhino Site Services Limited has been expressly advised of the potential loss.




Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit Rhino Site Services Limited liability in respect of any:


  • death or personal injury caused by Rhino Site Services Limited negligence;
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By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable. 


If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.


Other parties


[You accept that, as a limited liability entity, Rhino Site Services Limited has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees.  You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against Rhino Site Services Limited officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.]


[Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph,] you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Rhino Site Services Limited officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Rhino Site Services Limited.


Unenforceable provisions


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You hereby indemnify Rhino Site Services Limited and undertake to keep Rhino Site Services Limited indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Rhino Site Services Limited to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Rhino Site Services Limited legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Rhino Site Services Limited arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions[, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions].


Breaches of these terms and conditions


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Rhino Site Services Limited may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time.  Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website.  Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.




Rhino Site Services Limited may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Rhino Site Services Limited rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.


You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions. 




If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.  If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.


Entire agreement


These terms and conditions [, together with Privacy Notices constitute the entire agreement between you and Rhino Site Services Limited in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.


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