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

IAAF Annual General Meeting 2020

IAAF, IAAF Annual General Meeting 2020, Independent automotive aftermarket federation, glen callum associates, uk, automotive industry, automotive news uk, The Glen Callum team will be attending the IAAF (Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation) Annual General Meeting on February 13th 2020, held at the IAAF offices in Birmingham. Director, Kerrie Richards and Senior Automotive Recruitment Consultant, Julian Curtis will be joining fellow IAAF Members attending the meeting to discuss various topics affecting businesses and professionals in the UK Automotive Aftermarket. Continue reading full article

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Adding Strength to our Technical Recruitment Team

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We are excited to announce we have enhanced our Recruitment team with the addition of an experienced Technical Recruiter in Robert Cox.

Robert brings to Glen Callum nearly 22 years of combined Sales, Account Management and Recruitment experience. He has worked with a wide range of Candidates across all levels and Clients across many different sectors.

Starting his career within Telesales in 1997, Rob excelled and was quickly promoted into a Field Sales Executives role, finally progressing into a Key Business Account Management Role for a multi-national business. Robs previous sales experience ensures he has a deep understanding of the Sales arena and can therefore offer advice and empathy to both Clients and Candidates. Continue reading full article

Ethical Recruiting the Glen Callum Way!

Some recruitment agencies may be tempted into the trap of unethical recruitment,  unfortunately this not only hurts their reputation but can affect the reputation of their clients and their candidates’ potential careers. At Glen Callum Associates we are proud to champion ethical recruitment practice.   Outlined below are a few of the questions we have been asked by clients and candidates over the years regarding ethical recruitment.

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

We are often asked this question by clients and our proud response is:

We guarantee this 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. Continue reading full article

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Matter of Perspective: Is it Blue Monday or Job Opportunity Monday?

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Today has been labelled Blue Monday, the day when post-Christmas blues finally take hold,  Christmas has gone leaving us with the burden of our excesses; both in our pockets and around our waistlines!  Dark nights and cold days are still upon us and those who aren’t happy in their jobs are wishing for the summer hols!

Well we’ve decided we want to put our own label on the day and call it Opportunity Monday!

monday, blues, sad, job, hunt, search, selection, cv, resume, new, jobs, apply, january, money, Monday IS THE DAY when you welcome the opportunities that the new year brings…January is the month when new job prospects are at their highest, a wealth of job opportunities are appearing and if you have the will to kick start 2020 with achievement at the top of your agenda then it’s the ideal time to get your CV out there and land yourself a new job.   Banish those January blues, spring forward and find yourself in celebration mode! Continue reading full article

Hot Automotive Aftermarket Sales Jobs

It’s the NEW Year and are inundated with NEW Automotive Aftermarket Sales Jobs.

If you have started your new year with the promise of finding your dream job, then check out our list of the latest Motor Trade jobs.

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Managing Director – Automotive Sub-Assembly, Retro-fit & Automotive Aftermarket – 3380GS

£70K – £75K + Bonus + Share options (Based upon performance)

Glen Shepherd, Automotive Director, is searching the UK for an inspiring and influential Managing Director with knowledge and experience of the vehicle conversion market and vehicle retrofit sectors such as automotive mobility, LCV, PSV vehicles. Is this you? Call Glen today on 01384 485274 or send your CV and covering letter to jobs@glencallum.co.uk Continue reading full article

Top Automotive Industry Events you should be attending in 2020

If you work within the UK automotive industry, then your 2020 diary is probably filling up fast!

To help you stay up to date with the “go to” events in the UK automotive aftermarket or OEM calendar read on…..

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What to do after accepting a job offer?

Well done, you have been offered a job……now what next?

We are often asked by successful job seekers what to do when they have landed a job offer. Therefore, we have written a guide, using our experience of the process, to ensure that the transition from job offer to start date goes as smoothly as possible.

THE JOB OFFER

Firstly congratulations! You have suitably impressed and it is important at this stage that you continue to do so. It is still imperative that you enter into any post offer communications in a professional and timely manner. Continue reading full article

IAAF Annual Conference and Dinner

The Glen Callum Team were delighted to attend the IAAF Annual Conference and Awards Dinner at the Hilton, Milton Keynes.   The evening was hailed as the best ever with over 600 aftermarket professionals socialising at the event, the largest of its kind in the automotive aftermarket.   Widely regarded as the industry’s premier networking event the team enjoyed catching up with industry faces both old and new.

The 2019 IAAF Conference highlighted the massive technology-led transformation in the global automotive industry and how every business in the independent aftermarket can take full advantage.   The opportunities and threats highlighted by new technologies were discussed and from a recruitment perspective the following areas of concern were brought to the fore as being areas for which the industry needs to prepare and evolve: Continue reading full article

Something to shout about: Glen Callum join the IAAF: The voice of the Independent Automotive Aftermarket

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Automotive aftermarket recruitment specialist, Glen Callum Associates have joined the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF).

The IAAF is a trade association that represent its members on both a national and international platform, lobbying on behalf of the independent automotive sector. They are passionate in their aims to promote the future of the independent automotive aftermarket and offer a wealth of networking opportunities enabling its members to share ideas; keep abreast of current developments, whilst also keeping on the pulse with the latest industry news.

What can Glen Callum offer the IAAF Members?

A name you can trust

Given that Glen Callum Associates have recently celebrated 21 years as a specialist automotive, manufacturing and technical engineering recruiter, their specialism is their ability to quickly find in demand skills and talent, drawing on vast experience, advertising reach and innovative search technology.Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation, General Meeting, Julian Curtis, Kerrie Richards, Glen Callum Associates, Recruitment Practises, ethical recruiters, ethical recruiting, IAAF, Glen Callum Ethical recruiting, News, Industry, Continue reading full article