Engaging candidates in a candidate driven market

What’s in it for me?

How to engage candidates in today’s candidate driven job market.

It’s all there, the tools at the end of our fingertips to find and engage candidates, we have a plethora of social networking tools both professional and social to allow us to track, find and contact the next generation of employee for our organisation – so where is the difficulty? Continue reading full article

Good News for Black Country Manufacturing Jobs!

The Minister for Cities, Greg Clark, formally signed the City Deal with Black Country local authorities and the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership.

The City Deal signed in February 2014 will in the next four years: 


  • Create 5,800 new manufacturing jobs
  • Leverage around £130 million of private investment to regenerate Brownfield sites across the Black Country
  • Create 1,500 apprenticeships in high value manufacturing jobs
  • Provide intensive support for 2,800 long-term unemployed people in the area to help them find a job

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Interview Preparation – The Forgotten Art

You’ve done the difficult part tailoring your CV and selling yourself to get short-listed for interview against dozens of other eager candidates.  Now is your chance to impress your future employer.

Preparation is the first hurdle and your interviewer will be using this as an indication as to what kind of employee you may become, should you be successful.

Here are the basic essentials to bear in mind: Continue reading full article

The Automotive Aftermarkets version of the Oscars!

Glen Callum Associates were once again proud to be invited to the 2014 CAT awards the automotive aftermarkets industry event aimed at rewarding factors, garages, retailers, suppliers and individuals who have achieved or excelled.,

Held at the prestigious Twickenham Rugby Stadium the event was well represented by the “movers and shakers” of the industry.

The next edition of the CAT will host a full line of up of the winners, so we won’t steal their thunder here,  however the Glen Callum Team were proud to applaud one of their successful recruits taking the “Rising Star” award.

After 16 years of dedicated recruiting within the automotive aftermarket it’s always rewarding to hear that the candidates we place are proving triumphant in their roles!

Well done to all the winners and nominees who were successfully recognised for their efforts within the aftermarket.