Berry Recruitment has appointed Rebecca Esplin as its new Operations Manager in Stafford – just five years after she joined as a trainee consultant.
Having received in-house training from the national recruiter, promotions followed as did a ‘board recognition’ award that she received from Chairman Tony Berry.
Now she has joined the management structure of Berry Recruitment which has 30 branches across the country and an anticipated turnover this year of more than £70m.
Rebecca said: “When I joined I had no recruitment experience whatsoever, but luckily I received great training.
“I’ve been on many different courses and they gave me a great deal of confidence and I’ve been able to develop my career here.
“Having started as a consultant I’m now in a position where I’m looking to recruit my own.
“We require consultants for the increasingly busy hospitality and catering sector, especially as we approach Christmas. And we also need a consultant for our industrial section.”
The branch covers Stafford and the rest of the county including Stoke-on-Trent and Uttoxeter.
Lee Gamble, Managing Director of Berry Recruitment, said: “Rebecca’s promotion has been fully deserved and we’re pleased that her career has developed so successfully.
“It shows that with hard work and the right training, talented staff can quickly progress within the company.”
Berry Recruitment has nearly 250 staff and has recently promoted a number of them as the company continues to expand.
Lauren Anderson in Sutton and Chloe Barnes in Maidstone, Kent, are now both senior recruitment consultants.
Praveen Goli is now on-site operations manager at Gestamp in Cannock.
Ben Moss in Ilford is now assistant operations manager (Trainee) and Amanda Holmes in Hendon is assistant operations manager.
And Rae Wheeler in Northampton is a trainee recruitment consultant following a successful apprenticeship.
Meanwhile, at the group’s Wild Recruitment branch in Portsmouth, Clare Adaway has been promoted to team leader.
Pic caption: Rebecca Esplin from Berry Recruitment in Stafford has been promoted to Operations Manager. She is pictured here with Chairman Tony Berry.
Notes to journalists:
Berry Recruitment is a specialist recruitment group operating in the private and public sectors from 32 locations across the UK.
Employing more than 200 people, Berry is on track to achieve over £70m turnover in 2016.
There are eight specialist Berry divisions covering office and finance, technical and IT, industrial, driving, rail, construction, care and catering and hospitality.
With its head office in St Albans, Hertfordshire, Berry was formed by recruitment industry experts including Tony Berry, former head of Blue Arrow and Manpower, and Ian Langley, Chairman of infrastructure recruitment specialist, Airswift Holdings.
Berry’s strapline is ‘combining talent with opportunity’.
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