Oxford job hunters are missing out

An Oxford recruitment business has welcomed back its former manager who says job-hunters often miss out on opportunities because they leave details off their CVs. Kathy Rusher and her growing team at Berry Recruitment interview all candidates rather than rely on written information.

Berry Recruitment turns the dial up to Max

Berry Recruitment has appointed a new Regional Director to run its three branches in Southampton and Gosport – an economy with more vacancies than workers. The highly experienced Max Perceau now heads up the Berry Recruitment Southampton offices as well as the branch in Gosport.

Luxury mountains holiday for firm’s high achievers

An expanding Dorset-based SaaS and FinTech executive search firm has flown its top-performing staff to Italy for a relaxing, luxury, all-paid holiday to reward achievement.

Eight members of the team at global software and fintech recruitment consultancy Oakstone International and their partners spent four days in the picturesque and enchanting Dolomite mountains, part of the Alps.

New manager for Birmingham recruiter

Berry Recruitment has appointed a new manager at its busy Birmingham branch, and he says the local economy is doing better than many believe. Chris Cooper has 20 years’ experience in the industry and aims to grow the branch that currently has five staff.

Oly’s Ithaca challenge is on

Dorset’s ‘human fish’ Oly Rush is preparing to take on his next challenge – swimming around the Greek Island of Ithaca. And it has been made possible by recruitment company Green Folk Ltd, based in Hook, Hampshire, which has funded Oly during his training and is covering his costs.

Cyber-star joins top company

An up-coming cyber-star has urged more girls to take her career path after she gained a full-time job with leading cyber-security company C3IA Solutions. Hannah Baverstock, who completed a placement with the Dorset company last year, has now finished her Master’s degree in Computer Science and Information Security.

BRG’s MD helps raise £5,000

The Managing Director of the national Berry Recruitment Group (BRG) and two staff cycled more than 100 miles to raise money for the Royal Marsden Hospital. Chris Chown, Beth Sarson and Jade Smith chose the cancer charity because it was where Tony Berry, BRG’s founder and chairman, received treatment before he passed away last year.