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25th June 2021

Karen tackles Jog 31 Challenge for Cancer Research

From the 1st July, Managing Director at Recruitment Solutions, Karen Reynolds, is taking on the Jog 31 Challenge to raise money for Cancer Research. The challenge tasks runners of all abilities to hit a 31 mile distance target across all 31 days of July. This target can be achieved by…

21st June 2021

Get to know: Our Senior Finance Consultant, Joanne Sizer

After spending time off on maternity leave, Joanne Sizer is now back in the Recruitment Solutions office and back supporting our hiring managers and candidates. We sat down with Joanne to find out what’s important to her as a recruiter, as a colleague and as a new mum in order…

16th June 2021

Recruitment Solutions give Rochdale school a day to remember as England take on Fiji

Ahead of Fiji’s visit to Rochdale’s Crown Oil Arena this October, we’re proud to give a local school the opportunity to attend the game as part of Rochdale Hornets‘ A Day to Remember Experience. The teams are set to clash on Friday 15th October in a warm-up game ahead of…

7th May 2021

UK’s economic upturn sparks demand for temporary workers, says REC

The recent upturn in the UK’s economic outlook is causing a surge in demand for the country’s temporary workers, a survey from the REC has discovered. The Confederation’s JobsOutlook survey found that short and medium-term term temporary hires have risen to their highest rate since mid-2018, with the trend being…

30th April 2021

Get to know: Our Associate Director, Andrew Schofield.

We sat down and spoke with our Associate Director, Andrew Schofield, to find out what values he deemed as important to him both professionally and personally. Of the place of values in the workplace and a career, Andrew says: “It is important to me that my personal and business values…

1st April 2021

Get to know: Our Recruitment Manager, Louise O’Brien

What’s important to you when talking to someone about career guidance or for advice on how to grow your team? Industry-specific experience? A record of building successful teams? Being resourceful when options can sometimes appear limited? Our experience is that most people want aspects of all three of these, which…

24th February 2021

Temporary work creates a more agile economy, REC reports

Following Boris Johnson’s unveiling of the UK’s roadmap out of COVID-19 enforced restrictions, REC are reporting that creating a more productive and inclusive labour market will be key to a return to normality under what they call #RecruitmentForRecovery. The report goes on to detail the role that recruiting plays in…

18th January 2021

Feeling blue today? Here’s why…

If you’ve woken up at any point in the last week or so feeling a little blue and you can’t put your finger on quite why, let us enlighten you. Today, Monday 18th January 2021, is officially Blue Monday – allegedly the unhappiest day of the year. A number of…

13th January 2021

5 ways to make sure you stand out in a video interview in 2021

For most people, 2021 is the poster child of getting back on track after year with more than a few bumps in the road. Whilst this is entirely true (ultimately the year is what you make it), it also inevitably leads to a huge number of people flocking to the…

8th January 2021

The 3 healthiest habits of happy home workers in 2021

Whilst 2020 has been and gone, remnants of it remain in the coming 12 months and one of those factors is the increased importance of effective home-working. Here are some of the habits our team swear by to keep them happy whilst home-working… 1. Maintain a healthy balance of screen…