Whatever sector a company operates in, its people are its lifeblood. Every business owner wants their company to be a thriving place, full of opportunity and dynamism, and having satisfied employees is a key part of that equation. This realization has led to the rise of the people manager, a role whose importance cannot be underestimated in a hyperconnected world where new employment opportunities are easier than ever to find.
One of the people manager’s key roles is to attract the best and most appropriate candidates to the business. This has sales and PR elements to it, but in some companies the people manager will have the ear of the board, and can influence company policy to better attract the best talent. And once the talent has been won, the people manager will be charged with ensuring they not only stick around, but also grow, thrive and inspire their colleagues through initiatives aimed at reward and satisfaction. Companies with low staffing churn always develop a discernible identity and ethos that ensures everyone is pulling in the same direction. A good people manager can make this happen.
People managers have that rare blend of strength of character and approachability. You will need to be able to communicate with employees, board members and peers in an open and honest way in order to allow the organisation’s message to flow through it and to project to the outside world. Companies who employ people managers are already showing that they are sold on the idea of employee retention and talent attraction as having real long-term value, so to land these roles you’ll need to demonstrate that you’re bursting with ideas and have the experience to see them through.
Experience in the sector of the company will help with your chances. All sectors have their own subtle differences when it comes to how employees respond to certain initiatives and motivations, and sometimes those with a generic knowledge of people management would overlook these factors.
Cast UK recruits HR managers and executives throughout the whole of the UK, for some of the world’s top businesses. Our team of specialist recruitment consultants ensures only the best, most appropriate candidates make it through to the final stages of a company’s search for a people manager. If you are just such a person and you feel that a role you’ve seen would fit you like a glove, do get in touch.
Even if you’re just curious about making a step into a new people management role, it’s always worth leaving your details with us. We might just have a match today, next week or next month that would suit you down to the ground. Call us today on 0161 825 0825 to leave your details.
A part of the country known for the natural beauty of the Yorkshire Dales and the Lincolnshire Woods, Yorkshire and the Humber comprises a number of cities and large towns - like Bradford, Kingston upon Hull, Sheffield, Leeds, Doncaster and Halifax - that offer many opportunities for those seeking People Manager positions.
The region has long been an important part of the British economy, particularly in terms of industrial capability and scientific innovation.
During the 18th century, Benjamin Huntsman pioneered a new technique for crucible steel. This paved the way for Sheffield to become a major player in the steelworks industry for the next 200 years. Stainless steel was also invented in the region in 1913.
These days, Yorkshire and the Humber is home to a number of large companies, such as Tata Steel Europe, Reckitt Benckiser, Ideal Standard and BAE Systems.
Yorkshire has a rich brewing heritage and is home to some big names such as Thwaites, John Smith’s, and Timothy Taylor, as well as being the home of two market leading tea brands, Tetley and Yorkshire. Yorkshire is also the home of Haribo, and the well-known Roundtree Factory. .
A number of financial services companies also have offices here, particularly in Leeds. These include Direct Line, First Direct and an HSBC call centre, as well as Yorkshire Building Society, Leeds Building Society and Bradford & Bingley.
The head offices for ASDA, Morrisons, Arla Foods UK and Clipper Logistics are also in the area.
As recruitment consultants for the procurement, logistics and supply chain sector, the experts at Cast UK are committed to understanding the requirements of each role and finding the best talent for every position.
If you're looking for a new People Manager job in Yorkshire and the Humber, get in touch today. We'll be happy to provide the advice you need to take the next step in your career.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Yorkshire and the Humber or source a new job in Yorkshire and the Humber then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.
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£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Our client is a great company who is expanding their Supply Chain team.
£35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
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£24000 - £26000 per annum
Our client is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated candidate to join their established business in Stockport.
£34000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
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£29000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
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£24000 - £27000 per annum
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