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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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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

 

Seasons Greetings from the Glen Callum Associates Team!

Christmas is sneaking up on us once again and to bring you a little extra holiday cheer, here is this year’s Festive Funny.

We hope it makes you smile, wishing you a fantastic 2019, from all the team here at Glen Callum!