11 months ago
Our Managing Director, Michelle Mellor participated in the panel discussion at the ‘Scale Up’ event on 25th April 2017.
‘Scale Up Live’ was held at Dorset House in London and ran in partnership with Indeed and the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation). The event addressed customer experience from both a Client and Candidate perspective and supported the REC’s latest report on how to deliver customer service excellence, which was launched on Thursday 6th April 2017.
Michelle, who is an experienced Recruiter of over 20 years, was joined in a debate surrounding Customer Excellence for candidates by Paul Sharpe from Interquest, James Rook from Sanctuary Personnel and Wayne Hodgson at Red Eagle Recruitment, facilitated by Dave Hazlehurst (aka Google Dave).
The discussion was based around how providing a great candidate experience is essential in times of talent shortage. Being able to differentiate your service offering to your candidates is a way to make your business stand out from the crowd, increase loyalty and deliver sustainable growth.
Before attending the event, Michelle Mellor said; “As a business which has been recognised nationally for our exceptional candidate care, I’m proud to be a part of this event. We’re talking about the very real struggle recruitment businesses face during this skills shortage and highlighting how making a brave decision to re-structure your business around the candidate can help to combat this. Established in 1990, we’re also keen to share the expertise and knowledge we’ve acquired over the last 27 years to help employers execute a successful candidate experience strategy“
Attendees were also addressed by the Keynote presentation from Brian Weston, Head of Research & Insight at the Institute of Customer Service on how great customer service delivers superior business results.
March 28, 2018
A career transition can be a daunting prospect; especially if it’s following a long and successful career within a particular industry or sector.Read full story
March 9, 2018
The event welcomed 2000 students from 14 different schools across Blackburn & Darwen. The showcase was organised by Hive, Inspira, FutureU and DACA, and formed part of National Careers Week, increasing engagement with students, businesses and schools.Read full story
January 29, 2018
We held an employability skills workshop for a group of students from Blackburn College in their final year of study. Having decided not to pursue further education, the group were keen to pick up some advice on where to start with their careers.Read full story
September 14, 2017
The event was organised in partnership with Blackburn with Darwen Council, Cummins Mellor, Blackburn College, The Hive business network, Northcote, Lancashire Employment and Skills Executive Partnership and Organic Insurance.Read full story