Fantastic new role with Schaeffler

TECHNICAL PRODUCT MANAGER
IDEAL LOCATION – HEREFORD & WORCESTERSHIRE
(RE-LOCATION SUPPORT PACKAGE AVAILABLE)
££ COMPETITIVE – BASIC SALARY + BONUS
+ CAR + EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE

Are you a Category Manager or Product Manager with great technical capabilities
and experience gained within the Automotive Aftermarket or OEM / Tier 1 Supplier
to the automotive sector? Do you have excellent attention to detail combined with
great man-management skills and an ability to get the best from your team?

If the answer is yes and you are ready for a unique senior technical challenge then read on –
as this could be just the opportunity you have been looking for.

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Welcome Jenny from JD Recruitment

We’ve bagged a superstar in aftermarket recruitment!

The team at Glen Callum are proud to announce that Jenny Harris (Formerly Jenny Danks) of JD Recruitment has joined the Glen Callum Team.  Further strengthening our Automotive Aftermarket knowledge and expertise.

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Automotive Jobs on the rise

Job openings in the automotive industry have rocketed by 12.3% in the last month, with the Automotive industry placed at number six in the top ten according to the latest CV library report.

However, it’s not all good news…

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VACANCY: New Senior Appointment – Vice President Of Sales – Aftermarket (UK & Europe)

The search is on….I am working with ALLDATA Gmbh to find and appoint their new Vice President Of Sales for the UK and Europe.

This is a newly created role with exciting times ahead…

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Owl My Gosh!

Have you heard who’s on the front page of this issues Aftermarket magazine?

In addition to this you might be wondering Hoo are our latest recruits, Harry and Tom? You can find out on page 64.

Keep an eye out in the next issue for another Hoo-gue announcement!

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Extra, Extra, read all about Glen Callum!

Do you have the latest copy of Aftermarket Magazine? If so have you had a look at our feature on page 64?

The feature introduces the latest additions to the growing Glen Callum team, Harry Wardrop, our social media superstar (I can call myself that can’t I?) who is taking care of our growing online presence and Tom Gould, who had a taster of recruitment for a temporary agency and is looking to use his fantastic customer service skills he learnt as a retail manager to deliver a world class talent finding service.

Keep an eye out in the next issue for another huge announcement!

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Ethical Recruiting the Glen Callum Way!

Why do some recruiters approach candidates they have previously placed and been paid for?

We are asked this question often by clients and our proud response is “We guarantee that is not our approach!  We do not actively contact any of our current clients’ staff and we do not solicit candidates we have placed unless they have approached us directly requesting a move”.

Why do some recruiters send a batch of CV’s to employers without having spoken to the candidates or without having been instructed by the employer to work on the role?

Our view on this is two fold…”the recruiters that do this are acting unethically towards their candidates by sending out their CV details without checking their interest, gaining their permission or even assessing their suitability for the role.  Likewise they are also acting unethically by creating “a race” between recruiters. An unfair position for an ethical recruiter who has obtained their candidates permission, spent time briefing the candidate only to find an unscrupulous recruiter has just gathered CV’s, pressed the send button and thus beaten them to it!  Hopefully employers who advocate this practise will understand over time that selecting unscreened candidates could very well be a time consuming and costly exercise.  Continue reading full article

2017 Meet the Boss man….and what you didn’t know….

Glen Callum Associates was established over 18 years ago and continues to flourish, excelling in supplying leading automotive, industrial and engineering businesses with tailored recruitment solutions throughout the UK, Europe and now other parts of the globe…..But what has been the businesses driving force in its success and what’s the story so far?

Well let’s start with the companies co-founder and current Director Glen Shepherd…. 

 

The start 1971….from humble beginnings….

Born in the heart of the Black Country, the home of the industrial revolution and the son of a steel works engineer, our Glen endured a humble upbringing.  Schooled in a tough Midlands estate school and belonging to a family with a staunch tradition of making steel and working within gutsy heavy industry ensured he became streetwise at an early age.  He adopted a stringent attitude towards hard work, toil and grafting.  You can say hard work was ingrained into his DNA. Continue reading full article

Understanding Millennials when recruiting!

#OpenLetter to companies that plan on existing in 25 years’ time

Understanding Millennials when recruiting

Dear companies,

Here I am, Claire Thomas, 24, a classic Millennial. I’m a Kick ass trainee recruitment consultant by day and a self-confessed social media addict and Netflix Junkie out of office hours. But not all Millennials are like me. Funnily enough, we aren’t all the same (I know right? Who would’ve thought?). Continue reading full article

Congratulations, you’ve secured an interview!

Job Interview tips

Now get the job with The Glen Callum “Top 10 tips for Interview Preparation”!

Research the company

Do your research and bring those notes! You worked hard on that research, show it off in a subtle way by referring back to them during the interview (it will help make a great impression!).

Arrive on Time

We’d love to tell you that this goes without saying but you’d be surprised! Traffic, route diversions, car problems, simply getting lost. We know these things happen but they seem to happen even more on interview day. Continue reading full article