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A day in the life of – Marc Orli

This blog is part of a series of personal accounts of working at Essential Recruitment. Marc is the Managing Director of Essential and has been with the company for 8 years. Marc’s up for a laugh and believe me you’ll know when he’s being serious, firm but fair – sort of like a really nice…


A day in the life of – Shannon Beer

This blog is part of a series of personal accounts of working at Essential Recruitment. Shannon is a 21 year old Recruitment Consultant from our Ripley office. Since joining us in 2015,  she has had amazing success in her work, but has also earned the reputation of Class Clown… Today we take a look at…


Northern Engineering get a slice of the action…

It was more dough than d’oh at Northern Engineering last week, as they won our Free Pizza competition and bagged a lunch on us! Michael (pictured below, brown t-shirt) submitted a photo with his team mates and was picked as our winner.    


A day in the life of – Bethany Wragg

This blog is part of a series of personal accounts of working at Essential Recruitment. Beth is a 31 year old Senior Recruitment Consultant from our Ripley office. She’s been with us since 2012, coming back into a full time role after her maternity leave and receiving a promotion to Senior Consultant earlier this year. She’s…


A day in the life of – Summer Caunt

This blog is part of a series of personal accounts of working at Essential Recruitment. Summer is a 20 year old Recruitment consultant from our Barnsley office. In the year she’s been with us, she’s definitely made an impression! She says whatever is on her mind, cracks everyone up and keeps everyone’s spirits high. Here’s…


Should you be tailoring your website to Millennial’s?

As now it’s become something of a phenomenon, unemployment is currently at it’s lowest for almost 50 years. Yet there are still over 1.3 million job seekers out available on the market. Recruiters, HR managers and employers alike have to be at their pinnacle in order to lure these candidates into their grasp in such…


Temp to Perm success in Burton!

  Congratulations to Andrew King and Chris Powell who have successfully completed their temporary to permanent contracts with our Burton office! Chris has worked solidly with our client since registering with us in June, and Andrew started his placement a little earlier, in May. We wish you both the very best of luck for the…


Should companies invest in over 50’s?

In Recruitment the success of business hinges on one simple factor; Can you find the staff to fill your bookings? Recruitment is a struggle at the moment due to Unemployment being at its lowest for over 50 years. Great news for the economy, not so much for recruitment! However what if I told you that the over 50’s bracket are…


Could the future working week become shorter?

We think it’s fair to say no-one likes the 5 day working week. Waking in on a Monday, enduring a grueling 9 hours in the office and returning home – but what if that doesn’t have to be the future? What if we only had to work 4 days and shorter ones at that? Do…


DMW Treat Lunch

So far this year we’ve had our best year to date. This has been marked by some of our largest clients coming on this year! Dmw being no exception.