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BBC interview Anna Knight on record staff demand in Scotland.

BBC interview Anna Knight on record staff demand in Scotland.

February 17, 2014

This morning’s Good Morning Scotland radio show featured Anna Knight, team leader in our Edinburgh permanent division, who was invited along to be interviewed on the rising demand for people in the Scottish jobs market. The interview has been transcribed below, but you can also listen t …

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5 Questions with... Jenna Hamilton

5 Questions with... Jenna Hamilton

November 22, 2013

Our latest staff interview features Jenna, Assistant Accountant in the finance team. Have a read about what Jenna has to say about working at Head… What did you do before working at Head? Before working here I studied International Management & Languages at university, it …

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Rising stars: two promotions to head up recruitment divisions

Rising stars: two promotions to head up recruitment divisions

September 20, 2013

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed two of our senior recruitment consultants as team leaders for our recruitment divisions in Edinburgh. As of September 2013, Anna Knight and Charlie Wood will be heading up the permanent and contract teams, respectively, and their promotions have been widely applauded within our business. As part of our people strategy, we launched our Career Deve …

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Head shortlisted for REC Best Company to Work for Award

Head shortlisted for REC Best Company to Work for Award

September 18, 2013

Awards season is in full swing! Following on from our nominations at the Recruitment Business Awards, we are delighted to announce that Head Resourcing Ltd (Head Resourcing and Head Medical) has been shortlisted for the fourth year running for the ‘Best Company to Work for (up to 250 employees)’ award at the REC IRP Awards 2 …

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Head Resourcing: hiring, without firing

Head Resourcing: hiring, without firing

August 5, 2013

By Huw Martin We don’t want to come across as big-headed or overly confident by any means, but we really do pride ourselves on our employee retention. It would be foolish of us to think that we’ll keep everyone that is with us currently for the next ten years as that just doesn’t happen …

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5 Questions with... Roya Manouchehri

5 Questions with... Roya Manouchehri

May 24, 2013

As our resident Business Support Consultant, Roya has been involved in a range of roles since joining the company in 2010. As part of our cracking support team she manages our company reports (aka spreadsheet ninja) and also co-ordinates a range of team-building events every month! Tell us a bit about your job. What do you do? I’m the business support person – I support the c …

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5 Questions with… Lisa McGhee

5 Questions with… Lisa McGhee

April 10, 2013

For today’s blog, Lisa McGhee (Recruitment Consultant in the Contracts team) answers a few questions on what it’s like to work for Head, and offers advice to IT candidates looking for their next contract, as well as those interested in working in the recruitment industry.

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Tech, Startups and Rock and Roll

Tech, Startups and Rock and Roll

March 27, 2013

Back on the events trail with networking enthusiast Kevin Renton… If you haven’t been to IV Tuesday, an event hosted by Informatics Ventures on the last Tuesday of every month, you have been missing out. Headline speakers have included Alistair Brown (CTO of STV), Gareth Williams (CE …

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Sorry Columbo, I’ve got work to do!

Sorry Columbo, I’ve got work to do!

January 28, 2013

I started work here at Head Resourcing at the start of January. I had already shared a few beers with the team at the Christmas do a few weeks previously, so I couldn’t wait to get started after being made to feel like one of the family! On my first day, I was delighted to escape garden leave and more episodes of Columbo than I thought humanly possible. Now, as a recruitment consultant …

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Live to work, or work to live – your choice!

Live to work, or work to live – your choice!

November 16, 2012

By Sam Fergusson. Sitting in the office, at 4pm on a Sunday afternoon, I got to thinking about how my attitude to work has changed and what the differences are between work–life balance in the UK and in New Zealand, where I’m from. Gone are the days where I can leave spot on 5.30pm to cricket training or indoor fo …

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