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

Are you taking too long to hire? Why that’s bad in today’s recruitment market

A quick Introduction

My name is Greg Kneuss (pronounced n-oi-ss not K-noose), for the past 8 years I’ve been recruiting in the manufacturing sector and during this time I’ve covered a broad range of disciplines across various industries such as automotive, aerospace, automation, engineering and general manufacturing.

I am extremely passionate about seeing candidates through every stage of the process and this has reaped positive rewards with clients choosing to work with me time and time again.

Having been in the industry for some time, I wanted to share my experience and viewpoint on recruitment in the current employment market.

With employment rates at a record high in the UK and the number of live vacancies increasing I feel its time companies were made aware of what is currently a very challenging market.

Throughout this series of blogs, I will discuss a number of key factors which can affect the successful hiring of the right candidate. The first key factor being…

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Could you make it as a Tool Van Sales Specialist with TOOLTRUCK?

Love selling tools? Welcome to TOOLTRUCK…..

From spanner to hammer through to the very latest power tool technology J&S Products have it covered to meet the rigorous trade demands for professionals across the automotive and industrial markets. 

From specifically adapted mobile vehicles with all of their latest livery & branding, the company employ dedicated van sales tool specialists to promote their extensive offering from their mobile showrooms across the UK. Continued investment in TOOLTRUCK allows the business to provide ongoing support to their distributor network and focus on the profit and incremental sales opportunities associated with tool sales through promoting product quality and range at affordable prices.

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Life at Glen Callum Associates: The journey from Trainee to Recruitment Consultant


Why is it so great at Glen Callum Associates?

Glen, Kerrie and the rest of the Glen Callum team really make training fun and effective. While the work can be difficult, we really are a team in every sense, we support one another and push each other to do better. There is a real “hands on” approach to learning here and you will be taught skills and given the freedom to use them. You’re never abandoned or just left to get on with it however you will find that as your skills and confidence grow, so does the freedom you are given to become a fully-fledged Recruitment Consultant.

What happens day to day?

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Glen Callum Associates on the search for a Sales Manager for Amethyst Automotive Components Ltd.

Are you currently a Sales Manager in the Automotive Aftermarket?

Do you want to be close to the decision making?

Are you ready for a role where YOU report into the Managing Director?

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Telephone Interview Guide & Checklist

Congratulations! You made it past the screening stage of selection, now here you are ready for your telephone interview. Read on whilst we guide you through your telephone interview…… your opportunity to make that all important first impression. Continue reading full article

Happy 15th Anniversary Julian!

Julian Curtis, AKA “The mighty Head Hunter” celebrates 15 years at Automotive Aftermarket Recruitment Specialists Glen Callum Associates.

Julian has worked in the automotive industry since 1978 with an early career in Motor Factor and Branch Management.   Julian joined Glen Callum as a consultant with a plethora of industry knowledge and contacts back in February 2004.  Julian is our “go to” guy for all things dates, times, places and names, you could even say he is a directory of the Automotive Aftermarket.

Julian’s passion for excellent service and love of the industry has earned him the honorary title of “The Mighty Head Hunter” (not that he lets us forget!). It’s no surprise with his hardworking attitude and drive that Julian has received many glowing testimonials from delighted clients and candidates alike!

From all the Glen Callum Associates family, thank you and Congratulations!

“I want to express my personal appreciation for your achievement of this 15 year milestone. Loyal and dedicated employees like you are the foundation to any successful company. Thank you for your contribution to our success!”- Kerrie

 “Congratulations Julian, a fantastic achievement! 15 years of dedicated service and success, long may it continue!” – Gary

“Congratulations on your 15 year anniversary Grafter, here’s to the next 15 😉 your drive and enthusiasm is infectious.” -Tom

“Congratulations Julian! 15 years of recruiting the aftermarket’s best talent, it’s a pleasure working with you” – Kayleigh

“Congratulations Julian on such a fantastic 15 years.  I’m sure there are even more achievements and success to come!” – Jenny

“Congratulations Julian – Here’s to another 15!” – Greg

“Congratulations Julian on 15 successful years at Glen Callum! Many thanks for all your enthusiasm, passion and motivational attitude!”  -Claire

 

Well done Jenny – Blooming with pride!

Jenny isn’t one to boast about the thank you messages that she regularly receives from clients and candidates for a job well done, however today her thanks was there for all the Glen Callum team to see following a delivery to the office by Interflora!

Jenny always goes above and beyond in helping clients with their recruitment activity and in this instance she was rewarded for a sterling job providing a leading automotive aftermarket company namely Bluegrasscoms Ltd with “salary benchmarking” information.

Jenny has been a recruitment professional for over 25 years and her knowledge of the sector is top class, great to see Jenny rewarded directly by clients for her continued hard work and professionalism.

Big well done Jenny!.

Have you got the Power? Glen Callum Associates Partner with Ecobat once again to recruit Business Development Manager

Glen Callum Associates have partnered up once again with Europe’s leading battery specialist Ecobat Battery Technologies.

Continuing their growth and success…

To support their continued success across the markets, They are now looking to hire a Business Development Manager.

Leading the way…

Ecobat Battery Technologies

Employees can expect an exceptional working environment, with a fantastic employee retention to show. You will have the ability to feel your influence their business as the Management team adopt a collaborative style for running the business.

Are you a Business Development Manager with great aftermarket connections?…

If you have an energetic approach towards sales and product training, combined with an ability to steer negotiations with key national businesses and aftermarket trading organisations why not take a look at what’s on offer, click the advert below to apply!


Glen Callum Associates are in the Spotlight…

Today, Glen Callum are featured on The Metalforming Machinery Makers’ Association LinkedIn Page as a Member’s Spotlight as they celebrate 20 years of successful business across three sectors… Click the link below to learn more!

Click here to view the post on LinkedIn!