Recruitment News

1104, 2018

IOSH Recruitment Roundtable with Shirley Parsons

April 11th, 2018|Career Change, Health and Safety, Recruitment News, Shirley Parsons News|

Last week (21st March), Amanda Clarke, Managing Consultant at Shirley Parsons, joined other industry experts in taking part in the IOSH Recruitment Roundtable – “What do you need to know about interview technique and CVs to succeed?”

The discussion, covering all […]

1303, 2018

“Generation Z & the changing face of Safety” – James Pomeroy speaks to Shirley Parsons

March 13th, 2018|Health and Safety, Recruitment News, Shirley Parsons News|

I met with James Pomeroy, Group Health, Safety, Environment and Security Director at Lloyd’s Register, along with Shirley Parsons Director Shona Paterson, to explore the changes they are making to engage with employees and the challenge of connecting with the […]

1302, 2018

Shirley Parsons Partner with CQI to produce the first Quality Workforce Insights Survey

February 13th, 2018|Quality, Recruitment News, Shirley Parsons News|


Shirley Parsons have partnered with the CQI to help create the Quality Workforce Insights survey. The findings range from the differences in pay between the sexes, how age sensitive the sector is and how Quality is defining itself in […]

3110, 2017

Ian Nixon of Costain speaks to Shirley Parsons about the upcoming SHE apprenticeship

October 31st, 2017|Career Change, Construction, Health and Safety, Recruitment News, Shirley Parsons News|

Shirley Parsons are advocates of any training scheme or qualification that fosters the next generation of SHE professionals. Philip Muston, Managing Consultant at Shirley Parsons and I recently met with Ian Nixon, Highways and Nuclear SHE Manager at Costain, to […]

808, 2016

The Graduate Experience: Trial and Terror

August 8th, 2016|Recruitment News|

Okay, so you’ve spent what feels like an eternity pasting parts of your CV into blank boxes. Selected which of your three template cover letters suits this vacancy best, and done. You’re not sure you have the five years’ experience […]

112, 2015

Shorter Working Vote Saves 100 JCB Jobs

December 1st, 2015|Recruitment News|

More than 2,000 workers at JCB have voted to work fewer hours to save another 100 jobs.
Workers at JCB’s four major factories have agreed to reduce their weekly hours from 39 to 34 for the next three months to reduce […]

1811, 2015

Obstacles to Engineering for Ethnic Minorities

November 18th, 2015|Engineering, Recruitment News|

The UK engineering sector is being urged to address obstacles that prevent people from ethnic minorities from entering the profession.
Many engineering firms have developed initiatives to achieve a better gender ratio in the industry, and the Royal Academy of Engineering […]

2509, 2015

Employment On the Rise

September 25th, 2015|Recruitment News|

There has been an increase in the number of those in permanent employment, new research has shown.
A report by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) revealed that permanent placements continued to rise in August.
However, the study also showed that the […]

2506, 2015

UK Manufacturers ‘Set for Productivity Boom’

June 25th, 2015|Career Change, Manufacturing, Recruitment News|

A new report predicts productivity in the UK manufacturing sector will rise considerably over the next five years.
Britain’s manufacturers are set to be at the forefront of a productivity boom over the next five years, according to a report commissioned by […]