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.

Conference looks to future

Ambitious plans to double Dorset’s economy and create 80,000 jobs were among the key aims highlighted at a major conference. Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)’s annual conference also gave an update about development of its Local Industrial Strategy (LIS) during the event at Bournemouth University. And delegates learned about exciting proposals to capitalise on the county’s rich potential for aquaculture. … Read More

For whom the Berry tolls

A leading recruitment business in South Wales has said the abolition of tolls on the two bridges has increased job applications by around 30 per cent. Berry Recruitment, based in Cardiff, campaigned for the charges to be scrapped and is now benefiting from the increased traffic.

Jobs drive at charitable housing association

Charitable housing association BCHA is launching a recruitment drive to fill a variety of roles within the organisation. The charity, based at St Swithuns House in Bournemouth and employing more than 300 people, has a range of vacancies in a number of departments right across the south west. The jobs drive is being led by BCHA’s in-house human resources and recruitment … Read More

Jobs boom in Brentwood

A recruitment agency in Brentwood has opened a new office to cope with its growth and demand for its services. Berry Recruitment launched locally four years ago and has expanded to a team of six because of the jobs boom.

Berry Recruitment expands across Cornwall

Berry Recruitment’s branch in Falmouth has relocated to Truro as it expands to cover the entire county of Cornwall. The agency – part of the national recruiter Berry Recruitment Group (BRG) – is also looking to add to its team of five. Manager Rebecca Hilling said that there were plenty of good quality jobs in Cornwall and finding suitable candidates … Read More