Glen Callum Associates’ 10 best Interview questions and tips

Job Interview tips

Congratulations, you got the interview, now get the job with The Glen Callum “Top 10 tips for Interview Preparation”!

Top interview tip #1: Research the company

Do your research and bring those notes! You worked hard on that research, show it off in a subtle way by referring back to them during the interview (it will help make a great impression!).

Top interview tip #2: Arrive on Time

We’d love to tell you that this goes without saying but you’d be surprised! Traffic, route diversions, car problems, simply getting lost. We know these things happen but they seem to happen even more on interview day. Continue reading full article

How to recruit staff simply and effectively

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

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

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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What’s the score? Football World Cup guidance for employers…….  

Some of the recruiters at Glen Callum Associates have been eagerly counting down the days to the start of the world cup, well today’s the day!  Many other employees will be exactly like our team, excited about the prospect of watching the games and joining in with the World Cup spirit.   So how does this affect the workplace?

Just in time for kick off!

Whilst attending an ACAS presentation yesterday, on the latest HR legislation, the much anticipated world cup was raised, thus aside from sharing with you our sweepstake results, I thought you may be interested in reading ACAS guidance released to help employers avoid World Cup related staff issues. Continue reading full article

This Weeks Aftermarket News

This week in the automotive aftermarket…

A small snippet on purchases and moves within the aftermarket this week

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A day in the life of a Glen Callum Recruiter!

Glen Callum Associates were honoured when Aftermarket Magazine requested to join us for a “day in the life….” article. 

Alex Wells the editor of Aftermarket magazine is a familiar face in the industry. Prior to joining Aftermarket he ran a number of magazines in the industry including Garage & Bodyshop Professional and Automotive Industry Magazine as well as BODY Magazine, covering the crash repair sector.

Alex says: “Aftermarket is a great publication. I’ve greatly admired it as a reader over the years and I’m delighted to be its editor. There are many challenges ahead for the sector and it is vital that the leading publication in the industry covers the serious issues facing garages and suppliers. I will make sure Aftermarket continues to be the destination publication for news and views in our industry.”

 

He adds: “I’m looking forward to getting out and seeing everyone with my new Aftermarket hat on.”

And that’s exactly what Alex did when he joined the Glen Callum Team! Continue reading full article

Fantastic new role with Schaeffler

TECHNICAL PRODUCT MANAGER
IDEAL LOCATION – HEREFORD & WORCESTERSHIRE
(RE-LOCATION SUPPORT PACKAGE AVAILABLE)
££ COMPETITIVE – BASIC SALARY + BONUS
+ CAR + EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE

Are you a Category Manager or Product Manager with great technical capabilities
and experience gained within the Automotive Aftermarket or OEM / Tier 1 Supplier
to the automotive sector? Do you have excellent attention to detail combined with
great man-management skills and an ability to get the best from your team?

If the answer is yes and you are ready for a unique senior technical challenge then read on –
as this could be just the opportunity you have been looking for.

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Welcome Jenny from JD Recruitment

We’ve bagged a superstar in aftermarket recruitment!

The team at Glen Callum are proud to announce that Jenny Harris (Formerly Jenny Danks) of JD Recruitment has joined the Glen Callum Team.  Further strengthening our Automotive Aftermarket knowledge and expertise.

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