The latest news from Glen Callum Associates, specialist worldwide Automotive, Industrial and Motor Trade recruiters.

Think you’re the bright spark that can lead the sales team of THE automotive battery brand?

We are delighted to announce we are working exclusively with the UK arm of the worlds leading battery manufacturer and supplier, GS Yuasa Battery Sales UK Ltd.

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Seasons Greetings from the Glen Callum Team!

Here is this year’s Festive Funny. We hope you enjoy it and wish you a fantastic 2018, from all the team here at Glen Callum!

Language and its value in your career.

What Second language is the most valuable for a native English speaker?

Having a second language is not only useful for when you go on holiday, it also opens up a whole host of new business and career opportunities.

Research from Euro London has shown that learning a second language can add 10-15% to you wage, that’s a pretty wise investment, but how much will it add?

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Automotive Management Live 2017 Round-up

The Event

Automotive Management Live is the UK’s leading event for retailers in the motor trade.

Hosted at the NEC on 9th November this is only the second ever AML but visitor numbers were already up 50% on last year!

As specialist automotive recruiters, we at Glen Callum feel it’s important to stay one step ahead in industry developments and innovations so we’re best placed for both clients and candidates, so Kerrie and Jenny went along to gather some intel!

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Glen Callum at Mechanex Coventry 2017

As automotive industry recruitment experts we feel it’s always important to make sure we know the latest ‘what’s what’ in the industry, it’s also beneficial to speak to, in person, the companies who might benefit from our services, so we sent our very own Claire and Julian to Mechanex at the Ricoh Arena on the 11th, but what did they get up to? Continue reading full article

The skills gap in the UK Automotive Industry

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First of all, some background, according to the SMMT the annual turnover over the UK Automotive industry is circa £71.6 Billion, with 814,000 employed across the entire industry.

In the UK there are over 3,000 companies that directly manufacture, distribute or design some form of automotive product.

But could the industry employ even more?

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Glen Callum goes to the Recruitment Expo 2017

Recruitment Agency Expo 2017 Round-up

The Expo

The Expo is the biggest trade-only event aimed at recruitment agencies and offers the chance for recruiters to network, view the latest products and get the latest ‘what’s what’ in the world of recruitment.

Being only 30 miles from the Glen Callum office, this gave us the opportunity to attend across both days, giving us fantastic exposure to what is happening in the recruitment market and allowing us to see the latest developments to make sure we are fully prepared for the challenges 2018 will bring.

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This Weeks Aftermarket News

This week in the automotive aftermarket…

A small snippet on purchases and moves within the aftermarket this week

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A day in the life of a Glen Callum Recruiter!

Glen Callum Associates were honoured when Aftermarket Magazine requested to join us for a “day in the life….” article. 

Alex Wells the editor of Aftermarket magazine is a familiar face in the industry. Prior to joining Aftermarket he ran a number of magazines in the industry including Garage & Bodyshop Professional and Automotive Industry Magazine as well as BODY Magazine, covering the crash repair sector.

Alex says: “Aftermarket is a great publication. I’ve greatly admired it as a reader over the years and I’m delighted to be its editor. There are many challenges ahead for the sector and it is vital that the leading publication in the industry covers the serious issues facing garages and suppliers. I will make sure Aftermarket continues to be the destination publication for news and views in our industry.”

 

He adds: “I’m looking forward to getting out and seeing everyone with my new Aftermarket hat on.”

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