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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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CALLING ALL SERVICE ENGINEERS: GROUP RHODES HIRING

MMMA Member GROUP RHODES team up with Glen Callum in the search for ENGINEERING talent…

We are delighted to announce that GROUP RHODES have engaged us in their quest in hiring SERVICE ENGINEERS throughout the UK. Right now GROUP RHODES have an excellent Field Service Engineer job opportunity for a honed MECHANICAL ENGINEER to join their FIELD SERVICE ENGINEER team. We are ideally looking at individuals skilled in repairing and servicing heavy duty equipment in earth moving machine applications or similar, or maybe even ex-military personnel with a REME pedigree and solid mechanical engineering bias. Sound interesting? Read on. Continue reading full article

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

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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The CV Show 2019

Once again Birmingham’s NEC is preparing to welcome the expected 20,000+ business visitors to this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show. The CV Show is said to be the most comprehensive road transport and commercial vehicle event held in Britain and it provides visitors with a wealth of choice for suppliers and exhibitors.

Innovation plays a big part at the Commercial vehicle show with the industry searching for new ways, with exhibitors leading the way in developing technology and solutions to those operating commercial vehicles. The CV Show is used as a platform for product launches, the unveiling of new vehicles and other global debuts.

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Are you taking too long to hire? Part 3: Time waits for no man… and neither do candidates!

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 record turnover rates in manufacturing and a buoyant jobs market; candidates are becoming far more selective when applying for jobs.

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 two blogs…… The third key factor being…


Time waits for no man (and neither do candidates!) 

Why providing feedback within the agreed timescale is important!

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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

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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