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18 October 2016 Posted by Rachel Williams

Cast UK welcomes 4 new consultants!

We are very pleased to welcome four new associate consultants, Jack Currell, Joshua Walker, Jacob Hurt and Daniel Kirk to our head office in Manchester. We met Jack, Joshua and Jacob earlier this year when recruiting for our graduate intake at a number of University Careers Fairs. The three of them along with Daniel...

14 October 2016 Posted by Kerry O'Neill

Why should you recruit before Christmas?

Its generally assumed that the annual recruitment charge happens in January, but with 73 days to go, while you may be day dreaming of turkey & vaguely considering starting your Christmas shopping sometime soon, others are already ahead of the game, swinging into action and making plans to start their recruitment dri...

13 October 2016 Posted by Rosie Ordman

Why are retailers struggling to keep up with omnichannel expectations?

With the technology available to us today, we are able to shop at any time we want, across all of our devices, wherever we are! This one-click purchase culture has led to market of highly demanding consumers; we want it all and we want it now. In response to this, retailers are expanding their service offering by in...

07 October 2016 Posted by Gary Robinson

How can employers onboard new employees so they have the best start?

As an employer, hiring new staff is an expensive and time consuming process. That’s why it’s important to get it right first time and avoid having to hire for the same position twice at all costs! In today’s candidate-led job market, finding the best talent is increasingly difficult; so when you do find a star candi...

05 October 2016 Posted by Suzanne Elsdon

Dan Rowe on moving from industry to recruitment

We sat down for a chat with Dan Rowe to find out why he chose a career move to the recruitment industry and how his industry knowledge has benefitted him. Dan joined Cast UK in 2010 after working in the Logistics and Transport industry for over 12 years in both operational and commercial roles. Dan has previously wo...

29 September 2016 Posted by Suzanne Elsdon

5 key themes from the Recruitment Agency Expo

Yesterday our Marketing team and our HR and Training team headed down to Birmingham for the 2016 Recruitment Agency Expo. It’s safe to say our teams left the expo feeling inspired after spending the day in seminars with some of the industries experts. We spotted some distinctly common themes arising from all of the ...

27 September 2016 Posted by Dan Bevan

A short guide to evaluating your freight forwarder

If your business moves products it is likely you will have a selected carrier or possibly many different carriers to do this for you. These suppliers are no different to any others, they must be evaluated regularly to ensure that you are receiving the correct level of service and the best value for money. Here are t...

22 September 2016 Posted by Gary Robinson

Planning for Peak at Spectrum - Stuart Fairbairn

Stuart Fairbairn from Spectrum for Arcadia was the second of our expert speakers at our recent Northampton Peak Planning Breakfast Event, talking about Spectrums peak hiring strategy. Stuart is the Head of Human Resources at Spectrum, providing supply chain, logistics, warehousing and distribution solutions to Arcad...

20 September 2016 Posted by Dan Rowe

Peak Planning in the Middle East - Eamonn Boland

At our latest Breakfast Networking Event in Northampton, Eamonn Boland was kind enough to share his experience of peak planning in the Middle East. Eamonn has 28 years of experience in logistics, working for 5 different employers in the UK, Europe, South East Asia and the Middle East. Eamonn recently worked in Saudi...

16 September 2016 Posted by Wayne Brophy FCILT

Cast UK welcome first apprentice!

We are delighted to announce the appointment of our first apprentice, Rowan Kimmins. Rowan joins us at our head office in Manchester as Business Support Executive and will be working within a number of departments to support our wider business, including finance, administration, customer service and marketing. Previ...

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