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

The cost of a Recruitment mistake!

What is the cost of a bad hire?

Are employers aware of the financial impact to their business?

A recent study by the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) states that 85% of HR professionals admit their business has made poor hiring mistakes.

The key findings of the report:

  • 33% of HR professionals believe hiring mistakes cost the business nothing. (We say thank goodness for the other 67%!)
  • £132,000 is the calculated cost of a poor recruitment hire at mid-manager level. Continue reading full article