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Automechanika Birmingham 2019

The doors close on Automechanika Birmingham until the show returns to the UK in 2021, so let’s reflect before we prepare for Frankfurt in September 2020.

Opened by none other than Guy Martin, brand ambassador for Morris Lubricants, Automechanika Birmingham welcomed thousands of visitors from numerous countries. The opportunity was there for companies and individuals to improve business through networking as well as gaining new skills and knowledge by attending the talks, workshops and CPD training provided by the Institute of the Motoring Industry.

Focus on the future…

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Kent are Hiring: Glen Callum are searching for Two Technical Area Sales Managers

19 Years of hiring the BEST raw talent:

Our company is proud to have partnered up with the KENT brand for in excess of 19 years and consistently finding great raw talent for them to train into sales & demonstration experts. The company sell their high performance chemical solutions into the automotive workshop and bodyshop sectors through their national sales team of Technical Area Sales Managers.

Selling through DEMONSTRATION

Seeing is believing. The KENT sales team use many impactful product demonstrations to show the user what can be achieved by using their products across workshop and bodyshop applications. They engage the professional tradesman by understanding their work and matching products to specific applications.

We are hiring NOW

If you are passionate about the automotive sector and enjoy getting hands on with product then checkout our latest KENT vacancies….

Read all about it… The team with over 20 years Automotive Aftermarket Recruitment experience

If you have read this month’s CAT Magazine (Car and Accessory Trader) then you will have seen that Glen Callum Associates is celebrating 20 years in business, 20 years in the automotive aftermarket as automotive recruitment specialists and our full team have a combined total of over 130 years in the Automotive industry!

Julian Curtis has recently celebrated 40 years in the automotive aftermarket, you can watch a video of his views on the changes he’s seen over the decades and where he thinks the industry will go next by clicking here.

Jenny Harris joined the Glen Callum Associates Automotive recruitment team 18 months ago having recruited in the automotive industry for over 25 years and having ran her own automotive recruitment business (JD Recruitment) for 13 years. You can read more about Jenny’s automotive recruitment experience here.

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Automechanika Birmingham 2019 – The dedicated meeting place for the UK Automotive Aftermarket

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Running from the 4th to the 6th of June, Automechanika is back in Birmingham with a huge range of automotive aftermarket companies set to attend the event. With hall space for the Aftermarket, the Garage industry and the Manufacturing / Tier 1 sector, there is sure to be plenty to keep your interest over the three-day event.

Held in Birmingham’s NEC, Automechanika is the pinnacle of the Automotive Aftermarket year, with manufacturers, suppliers and distributors attending and exhibiting.

This year’s Automechanika will have over 500 suppliers exhibiting including Schaeffler, ZF, Bosch UK, Valeo, Mahle, Denso, MANN FILTER, NGK Spark Plugs HELLA, Delphi, YUASA just to name a few.

The Automotive recruitment team from Glen Callum Associates will also be attending Automechanika. Some members of the Automotive team at Glen Callum Associates have been working in the automotive aftermarket for over 25 years. Keen to keep their knowledge up to date, you’ll no doubt see Glen, Julian, Jenny and the rest of the automotive recruitment team keen to check out the innovative Automotive Aftermarket showcases. Continue reading full article

Julian Celebrates 40… Years in the Automotive Aftermarket!

If you have been a client or candidate in the past 15 years with Glen Callum Associates, then it’s likely you have spoken to the friendly voice of Julian Curtis, one of the Senior Recruiters in our team.

After 40 years in the Automotive Industry, Julian is highly regarded as a fantastic source of knowledge for anything Automotive Aftermarket. From candidate names to parts manufacturers and distributors names and locations, there is little that Julian doesn’t know. To this day he still remembers various parts numbers and the different bus schedules he had to catch to get to his first job! Continue reading full article

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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Unemployment rate at it’s lowest since the 70’s!


REC Agency Member

 

As members of the Recruitment Employment Confederation (REC), not only do Glen Callum Associates adhere to their strict code of conduct and recruitment ethics, we are also privy to their latest news and information with regards to the UK job market.

The REC has just published a report on the UK Labour market, noting that permanent placements are still on the rise, which is obviously great news for candidates.

The flip side to this is as demand for staff across the UK remains strong,  candidate availability drops, thus pushing the average starting salaries to their reported highest since April 2015!

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Glen Callum working exclusively with Introcar

Glen Callum working exclusively with IntroCar the home of Prestige Parts…..


The home of…

If you’re an automotive QA professional or have a background in automotive Component Engineering, automotive R&D or automotive Product Development within mechanical automotive components then this could be just the job for you… Continue reading full article