In the most recent issue of CAT, GCA director, Glen Shepherd, advised on best practice for hiring the right people, looking at the cost of a bad hire and offering top tips on attracting the very best talent.
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 looking forward to summer sunshine and the next holiday season.
Well we’ve decided we want to put our own label on the day and call it Opportunity Monday!
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 2021 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 I can do this mode! Continue reading full article
Market research by P&S intelligence maintains that the global automotive aftermarket is expected to grow from $78.18 billion in 2019 to $145.07 billion by 2030.
The factors instigating this growth are:
- The rising number of vehicles,
- Escalating demand for electric vehicles in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East, and,
- Installation of connected aftermarket instruments.
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. Continue reading full article
This week’s Hot Sales Jobs at Glen Callum Associates
If you are looking for your next challenge as a UK Sales Manager and have Bodyshop and refinish experience, then call and speak to Julian Curtis 01384 485274. This position not only offers an OTE of £60- 70k along with excellent benefits, but is also an exciting opportunity for a motor trade professional with experience selling to the Automotive, Bodyshop and Refinish sector who demonstrates top man management skills.
Julian is highly experienced in the Automotive parts retail and distribution sectors. Having worked for Glen Callum Associates for 15 years, he has a high level of knowledge recruiting in the Automotive Aftermarket, OEM and Refinish markets.
Kayleigh is currently searching for a Business Development Manager to cover Scotland for a distributor of top-quality OE Branded products. If you are a Business Development Manager or Area Sales Manager with a proven record of developing and maintaining accounts within the automotive aftermarket, then CALL Kayleigh today on 01384 485274! Continue reading full article
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…
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….
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!
If you are still waiting to receive your copy of the CAT Magazine you can view our page below! Continue reading full article
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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, Kerrie and the rest of the automotive recruitment team keen to check out the innovative Automotive Aftermarket showcases. Continue reading full article
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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