Lack of awareness hits recruitment industry

A lack of awareness about jobs in the recruitment industry means many people are missing out on a promising career path, a leading business has claimed. Lee Gamble, managing director of Berry Recruitment, said part of the reason is because there are no compulsory formal qualifications.

Baran joins Berry

Berry Recruitment has appointed a highly experienced new manager at its growing branch in Kent. Jane Baran has worked in the industry across the county and London in a 20-year career.

Bright sparks graduate at Wessex Group

The latest crop of apprentices at Dorset’s Wessex Group has graduated ready to embark on their careers within Wessex Electricals and Wessex Fire & Security.

New Directions graduates find work

Charitable housing association BCHA is celebrating the success of its second cohort of 23 graduates following the completion of the 12-week New Directions programme designed to identify routes into employment or further education. A graduation ceremony, also attended by employers and trainers, was held at The Factory, BCHA’s premises in Alder Hills, Poole, where the course was predominantly delivered. Already, … Read More

The email of the species is more deadly than the male

A leading cyber security company is calling for more women to enter the industry – after taking on a third year university student. Lucy Dalley is from the first intake of students to go through Bournemouth University’s cyber security management degree course and has joined C3IA Solutions for the year.

Elton’s 30 years at Yellow Buses

After spending two weeks on work experience at Yellow Buses, Elton Musson was offered a full-time job – and he now has been with the company for 30 years.

Laurie drives bus

Bus driver Laurie Blewer has notched up a remarkable 40 years’ service working for Yellow Buses – and he only joined for a temporary job. In that time the popular 69-year-old has driven approximately 865,000 miles around Bournemouth, Poole, Christchurch and East Dorset. That is equivalent to driving 35 times around the earth.

Rebecca joins cyber firm

Cyber-security company C3IA Solutions based in Poole, Dorset, has appointed Rebecca Rogers as its new ‘Cyber Essentials and Security Management Plan delivery manager’.

Stellar growth for Stellamar

An employment solutions specialist in southern England has signed up to a further year at an innovation hub in Southampton as part of its expansion plans. Stellamar has grown over 30 months from two desks at Ocean Village Innovation Centre (OVIC) to five open-plan offices with 11 staff. Led by managing director Alasdair MacMillan, a former University of Southampton student, … Read More