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Glen Callum Reveal How We Find Your Candidates Faster

Striving for continued success and growth we have implemented a new recruitment software package, bespoke to the needs of the Glen Callum team.
Following a successful trial and training period our team are now completely proficient and utilising the cutting edge recruitment software to its full potential.
The new software suite will give us the edge in the following areas:

FASTER TALENT HUNTING – Immediate access via email and our job portal to the latest candidates that match our job roles as soon as their details hit the job boards. Ensuring we get their first! Continue reading full article

2019 Metal Basher’s Ball – MMMA Dinner Dance

The Glen Callum Associates Team were once again dressed to impress as we joined The Metalforming Machinery Makers’ Association (MMMA) for their annual Metal Bashers’ Ball. The event was held at the Copthorne Hotel in the heart of the Black Country, just 10 minutes from the Glen Callum Associates HQ!

Following dinner, we were treated to a local history lesson from Guest Speaker Carl Chin on the truth of the real Peaky Blinders and the Shelby Clan. For instance, did you know the term “Peaky Blinders” was a generic term referring to any violent gang from the West Midlands area and not just the formidable Shelby family? (Well I do now!).

Finally, finishing the evening off there was some fantastic music and dancing from the Soultown Collective followed by plenty of networking and catching up with clients we have worked with closely over the last year such as Bruderer, Worcester Presses, Schuler to name a few!

Check out some photos of the Glen Callum Associates team and other guests at the MMMA Metal Bashers’ Ball 2019.

Glen, Kerrie, Tom and Greg with clients Bruderer UK and Worcester Presses Ltd

Glen and Tom with clients, Bruderer UK and Schuler.

Glen and Kerrie with Chairman of the MMMA, Adrian Haller of Bruderer UK.

Glen, Claire and Greg at the MMMA Dinner 2019

 

Team Glen Callum race to the finish!

Raising money for Cancer Research Glen Callum Associates have entered a team in the “multi-terrain” 2019 Denso Ironbridge Half Marathon.   With an aim to “finish” the team have worked hard training for the “undulating” half marathon that runs through the historical and picturesque Ironbridge gorge.   With the team of mostly “non runners” staving off multiple injuries it’s likely that any bets will be on who hobbles first rather than who finishes first!   With the competition for first place being hotly contested, as you would expect from our competitive recruiters, the bets in the office are on! (My monies on Kayleigh….unless Tom’s cold suddenly subsides!)

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Are you taking too long to hire? Part 2: Ensuring your Recruiter has a comprehensive brief

My name is Greg Kneuss, 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.

With employment rates at a record high in the UK and the number of live vacancies increasing I’ve been writing a series of blogs on the key factors which can affect the successful hiring of the right candidate, you can read my first blog “Are you taking too long to hire? Why that’s bad in today’s recruitment market- Part 1 Working with Multiple Agencies”. The second key factor being…


Ensuring your Recruiter has a comprehensive brief

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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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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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Fresh and vibrant! The latest Glen Callum Brochures.

It’s new brochure season here at Glen Callum Associates. Now it’s not that we get particularly excited by new stationary (some of us do…) but we are committed to ensuring our image is up to date and at the forefront of automotive, engineering and industrial recruitment… Just look at the logo we had when we started 20 years ago!

At Glen Callum Associates we offer progressive, specialist recruitment services, tailored to meet the needs of the markets we serve.  We pride ourselves in staying ahead of the very latest candidate job searching technologies and engagement practices.  Likewise our image is also important, getting seen and being heard by both candidates and clients ensures our success!

If you are looking to update your career or you need a focused, established recruitment solution then call us today on 01384 485 274 to find out how we can help you!