Hero of the Month

Have you heard of Essential’s Hero of the Month award?

Each month, candidates are nominated and our Facebook fans vote for the most deserving winner – supported by a photo and a nomination statement –  and the nominee with the most amount of votes is crowned winner!
Winner’s receive a £50 voucher and a winner’s certificate.
Do you have a temporary worker that deserves recognition? Contact your Essential consultant to nominate them for the next Hero of the Month competition!
See previous nominations and winners below:


Temp of the Month – October 2019

  Congratulations to Kate Bull from Chesterfield, our Temp of the Month for October! VOTES: 35 Branch: Chesterfield Nominee: Kate Bull Nomination statement: “Kate is hard working, conscientious and a great addition to the Wera Team. She brings a great work ethic and enthusiasm to her role here and we are looking forward to seeing…


Temp of the Month – September 2019

Congratulations to our Temp of the Month for September, Julie! VOTES: 78 Branch: Ripley Nominee: Julie Hill Nomination statement: “I would like to nominate Julie Hill for temp of the month as Julie is always happy to help and she performs for 100% every day. Julie is very reliable and never lets us down. Many…


Temp of the Month – August 2019

Congratulations to our Temp of the Month, Ricky from Mansfield! VOTES: 71 Branch: Mansfield Candidate: Ricky Nomination Statement: “Ricky didn’t finish well at DMW last year and we gave him a second chance and he has proved himself this year, turns up on time everyday helps others out and is way above targets, well done…


Temp of the Month – July 2019

Congratulations to our Temp of the Month winner for July, John! VOTES: 54 Branch: Ripley Candidate: John Whysall Nomination Statement: “John is working for one of clients as a production operative. He is reliable, hardworking and will go in at a moments notice.” Runners up: VOTES: 2 Candidate: Noura Whitworth Branch: Rotherham Nomination Statement: “Noura…


Temp of the Month – June 2019

Congratulations to our Temp of the Month for June, Sandra from Barnsley! VOTES: 47 Branch: Barnsley Nominee: Sandra Nomination Statement: “Sandra worked for the previous agency and transferred across to us when they went into administration, she’s worked for us since April, but at Haywood and Padgett for 3 years. She is reliable, has a…


Temp of the Month – May 2019

Congratulations to Laurie, our Temp of the Month winner for May! VOTES: 148 Branch: Barnsley Nominee: Laurie Nomination Statement: “Laurie has worked for us since January. She always does short notice shifts and has not had any time off. She always asks for extra hours and is keen to get stuck in”      …


Temp of the Month – April 2019

Congratulations to Leanne, our Temp of the Month winner for Burton VOTES: 152 Branch: Burton Nomination statement: “Leanne joined Greif a year ago and settled in straight away. She smashes every challenge that gets thrown her way and is only happy to take on more work. Leanne has a polite presence in the office and…


Temp of the Month – March 2019

Congratulations to John from Barnsley, our winner for March! VOTES: 129 Nominee: John Toulson Branch: Barnsley Nomination Statement: “John has worked for our client for over 6 months now, and despite rough orders and a busy warehouse, he’s never failed to meet his 30+ Pick target per hour. He comes into work and gets his…


Temp of the Month – February 2019

Congratulations to our Temp of the Month winner, Sharon from Mansfield! Sharon has won with 77 votes, and messages of luck from her fans!     Her nomination statement stated that “Sharon has been great the whole time she’s been here. Always happy to move onto different sections when required, never complains and gets on…


Temp of the Month – December 2018

Congratulations to Paul from Burton, our Temp of the Month for December 2018! “Paul has been a shining star, from start to finish he has been keen, reliable and I would say a perfect candidate, I cant thank him enough for his service” “Paul has been great and fitted in really well, he goes above…


Temp of the Month – October 2018

Congratulations to our Temp of the Month winner, Jamie Pomorski from our Burton office! We asked our Facebook fans to help us choose the most worthy winner, as we had gotten so many great testimonials it was hard to choose! Jamie started with us in June and had exceeded expectations from day one. He is…


Temp Of The Month – July 2018

Congratulations Andrei! Huge congratulations to Andrei Cordea on winning this months Temp Of The Month award! Andrei has been working as a Operator at a local company and received a special recommendation from his Team Leader, Kim about his nomination; “I would like to put forward Andrei Alexandru Cordea for Temp of the Month. This is…


Temp of the Month – June 2018

  Congratulations Robert! Well done to our winner this month, Robert Newbold from Long Eaton! Robert currently works for us as a Labourer, and is doing a fantastic job.  Senior Consultant Emma Woodcock says “The client has sung his praises. You give him a job to do and he’ll do it. His attendance is 100%, he…


Temp of the Month – June 2017

Congratulations to Cherry Tsang from Long Eaton! Each month our branches nominate their most hardworking worker for our Temp of the Month award! This month Cherry from Long Eaton has scooped the prize due to her performance, which has received excellent feedback from her client, and her brilliant attendance record. Thanks for all your hard…


Temp of the Month – May 2017

May’s winner is Will Smith from Long Eaton! The Long Eaton team say that Will, who works for us as a General Operative, is doing a ‘Smashing Job’ and has impressed the client he’s working for. Congratulations! Nominees: Branch: Burton Candidate: George Mararu Job title: Warehouse Operative Nomination Statement: ‘George has never had any time off work,…


Temp Of The Month – March

Each month our branches nominate one of their temporary workers to win our Temp of the Month award. This award is given to the candidate that we feel has gone the extra mile – but it’s never an easy choice! This month our winner is Luke Senior from Barnsley – congratulations! We do however appreciate…


Temp of the Month – February!

The winner of February’s Temp of the Month awards is… Carlos Nunez from Burton Our Burton branch say: “Carlos is working for us as a CNC Machinist. He has been brilliant – no unauthorised time off, he is a polite and hard worker and has excelled in his role and is now working by himself”. Congratulations…


Temp of the Month – January 2017

Our Temp of the Month for January is Casimiro Calhabeu from Mansfield! Casimiro is working for our Mansfield branch as a Cutting Machine Operator. He was the first temporary worker we placed with this client, and after only 5 weeks the production manager agreed to increase his pay to match his own workforce! Casimiro has never…


Temp of the Month – November

Congratulations to our Temp of the Month winners for November! Branch: Barnsley Candidate: Glenn Raynor Nomination Statement: “Glenn has been working for us for almost 3 years. He will go to any contract at short notice and is always reliable!” Position: Packer Branch: Burton Candidate: Levis Davis Nomination Statement: “Levis has been there since we…


Temp of the Month – October

Congratulations to our Temp of the Month winners for October! We value each and every one of our temporary workers, we couldn’t do our job without you! Barnsley Branch: Candidate: Jean Tchapda Job title: Order picker: Nomination Statement: “Jean is always willing to do overtime for us.  He has been working 10am until 9pm almost everyday…


Temp of the Month – September

  Our temp of the month winner for September is Joanne O. from Mansfield, who has been working for us as an order picker. Congratulations Joanne! Our Mansfield branch say “We would like to nominate Joanne because since joining Essential she has been our SUPER temp, gone to every single assignment (majority of them last…


Temp of the Month – August

Congratulations to our Temp of the Month winner for August – Andrada Felecan! Andrada has worked for one of our clients in Barnsley since December last year – and due to her impressive work ethic, looks like she will be receiving a permanent contract. Not bad for her first job in the UK! We’re delighted to have been able…


TOTM Special – July

What’s better than being able to pick our Temp of the Month? Not being able to pick our Temp of the Month! This month we couldn’t pick between our nominations – they were all fantastic! For this reason, we’ve decided to break the rules and make ALL of our nominess winners this month! It’s a…


Temp of the Month – June

Our Temp of the Month winner for June has been chosen! Nominations: Branch: Chesterfield Nominee: Allen Redfearn Nomination statement: “Allen turned out to be a superstar, they have tried to find the right person for 3 months unsuccessfully and he has fit right in and doing a great job”. Position: 7.5 Tonne Driver Branch: Ripley Nominee: Sebastian…


Temp of the Month – May

Congratulations to Matthew Cox, our Temp of the Month winner for May! Matthew has worked for our Long Eaton branch as a General Operative. They say “Matthew has been a great temp, we’ve never had any problems with him and have always had good feedback” Nominees: Candidate: Colin Cox Branch: Burton on Trent Position: Pallet repairer Nomination…


Temp of the Month – April

Congratulations to our Temp of the Month for April, Andris! Our Mansfield branch say that ‘Andris works 7days a week where he can. He’s never let us down has worked for us and has only had one day of abscence’ Andris is currently working for us a General Operative. Nominees: Barnsley Candidate: Andre S. Nomination statement: “Andre worked…


Temp of the Month – March

  Congratulations to our March winner, Gabriela Needham! Gabriela is a Mail Room Sorter who was nominated by our Worksop branch. They feel she is a brilliant worker – she never causes any issues or takes unnecessary time off work. We’re really proud to say you’re an Essential Temp Gabriela, thanks for all of your hard…


Temp of the Month – February

Congratulations to our February winner, Paul Blakemore from Barnsley! Paul works for us as a General Operative. Our Branch Manager Alison Wilby says that Paul “Works over 50 hours every week, agrees to change shift when ever they require, worked for us at 6 different sites since June 2014. He never has time off and…


Temp of the Month – January 2016

  Our January Temp of the Month winner is David Nanson from Ripley! Branch Manager Lisa Hadfield says “Dave has not let us down and always works hard, he works full weeks and helps out short notice when required. He has been with our client for 16 months and there has never been a problem….


Temp of the Month – December

                This month we have awarded our Temp of the Month award to our very own Paula Askew! “Paula has been a part of the Ripley team for over two years. She has been an integral part of our team doing tasks that most consider boring and would…


Temp of the Month – November

                                                Our November Temp of the Month has been awarded to Elliott Hill, who works for us as a Dye Lab Operative. Lisa Hadfield, Branch Manager at Essential’s Ripley branch commented on…


Temp of the Month – October

                Congratulations to our Temp of the Month winners this month…   Wendy Lucas – Burton on Trent. Wendy has worked for us since March 15’ and she has been an asset to Essential recruitment for her attendance. She hasn’t had any time off  sick and always gets her timesheets…


Temp of the Month – September

We’d like to say a huge congratulations to our Temp of the Month winners this month: Ed Marchment – Long Eaton. Unfortunately Ed was a little camera shy on this occasion! The team at Long Eaton are so appreciative of your hard work for us.   Daniel Mutchell –  Chesterfield Daniel is currently working for a…


Temp of the Month – August

  A huge congratulations to the following candidates – you’ve worked really hard this month and we are so grateful!   Worksop – Branislav Lenca Worksop – Keith Wetherhall Ripley – Janet McDonald, featured below.                


Temp of the Month – July

This month (just like every month!) we’re saying a huge congratulations to our Temp of the Month winners and nominees. Here’s a nominee from our Ripley branch – Alan Matthew Davis. Congratulations Alan, we’re proud to call you an essential Temp!                         Here’s a…


Temp of the Month – June

  Here’s Chris Logan from Long Eaton – a Temp of the Month for June. Chris received his Mug, certificate and £20 voucher as a thank you for being such a great temp!                     Here’s Dave Seal, our Temp of the Month in Ripley. He is pictured here…


Temp of the Month – May

  We’re proud to announce this month’s Temp’s of the Month! Thank you for all of our your hard work for Essential Recruitment. Enjoy your certificate, mug and £20 gift voucher! Winners: Will Austin – Ripley – An outstanding temporary to permanent candidate who also recommended five other candidates Robert Milner – Worksop – A…


Temp of the month – April

                David Airlie – Worksop Pictured is our Mansfield Temp of the Month nominee David Airlie, pictured with Alan Millott, Assistant Manager @ Mansfield Brick in Forest Town.                         Paul Gilder “We would like to nominate Paul…


Temp of the Month – March

  Each month we celebrate our hard working temps with our ‘Temp of the Month’ certificates. Below is a selection from March – two of our nominees from Worksop, and two selected winners From Chesterfield and Burton. Congratulations guys, we appreciate everything you do for us – we couldn’t run our business without candidates like…


Temp of the Month – May ’12

Congratulations to James who is pictured above receiving his certificate and voucher from our Mansfield branch consultant Jade Davis and John Elliott Operations Manager.