The Glen Callum team will be attending the IAAF (Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation) Annual General Meeting on February 13th 2020, held at the IAAF offices in Birmingham. Director, Kerrie Richards and Senior Automotive Recruitment Consultant, Julian Curtis will be joining fellow IAAF Members attending the meeting to discuss various topics affecting businesses and professionals in the UK Automotive Aftermarket. Continue reading full article
Some recruitment agencies may be tempted into the trap of unethical recruitment, unfortunately this not only hurts their reputation but can affect the reputation of their clients and their candidates’ potential careers. At Glen Callum Associates we are proud to champion ethical recruitment practice. Outlined below are a few of the questions we have been asked by clients and candidates over the years regarding ethical recruitment.
Why do some recruiters approach candidates they have previously placed and been paid for?
We are often asked this question by clients and our proud response is:
We guarantee this is not our approach. We do not actively contact any of our current clients’ staff and we do not solicit candidates we have placed unless they have approached us directly requesting a move. Continue reading full article
Well done, you have been offered a job……now what next?
We are often asked by successful job seekers what to do when they have landed a job offer. Therefore, we have written a guide, using our experience of the process, to ensure that the transition from job offer to start date goes as smoothly as possible.
THE JOB OFFER
Firstly congratulations! You have suitably impressed and it is important at this stage that you continue to do so. It is still imperative that you enter into any post offer communications in a professional and timely manner. Continue reading full article
The Glen Callum Team were delighted to attend the IAAF Annual Conference and Awards Dinner at the Hilton, Milton Keynes. The evening was hailed as the best ever with over 600 aftermarket professionals socialising at the event, the largest of its kind in the automotive aftermarket. Widely regarded as the industry’s premier networking event the team enjoyed catching up with industry faces both old and new.
The 2019 IAAF Conference highlighted the massive technology-led transformation in the global automotive industry and how every business in the independent aftermarket can take full advantage. The opportunities and threats highlighted by new technologies were discussed and from a recruitment perspective the following areas of concern were brought to the fore as being areas for which the industry needs to prepare and evolve: Continue reading full article
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
Whether you love the Christmas festivities or find yourself wincing at the sights and sounds of carols and Christmas jumpers, we can’t deny that the holiday season is well and truly upon us. As the weather gets colder (or wetter!) and the mince pies warm up, the team at Glen Callum get into the festive mood! Not even two weeks into December and there has been plenty of Christmas fun here at Glen Callum Associates.
Christmas Tree Festival
First, we participated in the Annual Christmas Tree Festival at the Red House Glass Cone celebrating the achievements and successes of local businesses and charities within the Dudley Borough.
Do you need support with international recruitment?
Is your business affected by increased competition and globalisation?
As many businesses ensure they are at the forefront of international trading opportunities there has become a heightened need for overseas recruitment.
Specialist Recruiters Glen Callum Associates are successfully assisting clients with their quest to expand their footprint into global markets, by either recruiting staff to work for their businesses’ overseas, or by recruiting staff with language skills to work within their teams in the UK.
Glen Callum Associates have over 21 years of recruiting knowledge within the Automotive Aftermarket, Engineering and industrial sectors and have specifically expanded their international candidate base over the last 5 years by successfully sourcing staff from across the globe, as far afield as Australasia and Asia, whilst also covering many parts of Europe. Continue reading full article
Once again Glen Callum Associates hosted the MMMA Council meeting providing an excellent opportunity for members to network and discuss industry updates.
Glen and the Glen Callum team welcomed members of The Metal forming Machinery Makers’ Association (MMMA) to the Red House Glass Cone in Stourbridge, where the Glen Callum Associates’ recruitment offices are based, for the Autumn council meeting.
The MMMA is a UK Association committed to promoting companies involved in the manufacture and sale of metal forming machinery and ancillary products to the sheet metal forming industry. Services are designed to make the sector more competitive and range from support on the latest legislation, training opportunities and recruitment advice to subsidised exhibition space at MACH and regular promotion of the UK market to enable overseas investment including joint ventures and export opportunities. The dedication and support the MMMA gives to members ensures they can thrive in the international marketplace. Continue reading full article
Are you an Executive Searching for strategic and leadership roles?
As true recruitment specialists in Automotive sales, marketing and operations our team are dedicated in matching key players within the industry to the Executive jobs and Director / Senior level roles that leading automotive companies are looking to fill.
Automotive Director, Sales Director, Marketing Director, Senior Automotive Management – contact Glen Callum Associates…Continue reading full article
Attracting and retaining the right people to your business is key to your success. Ensuring managers and hirers are accessing a recruitment method that enables them to recruit quickly, cost effectively and successfully is crucial.
At Glen Callum Associates we have a tried and tested recruitment method offering a service that has guaranteed us top results, continued repeat clients and most importantly candidates who are happy and successful in their roles. Continue reading full article
The Red House Glass Cone,