Latest from Venn Group - October 2018
Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 by Maire Gerrard — No comments
Stand Up To Cancer is the joint annual fundraising campaign of Channel 4 and our charity of the year, Cancer Research UK, with the headline televised event taking part last Friday.
Several members of our charity committee were lucky enough to receive tickets to an exclusive screening for supporting partners of Cancer Research UK. In addition to watching the show, they heard from representatives ...
Posted on Monday, October 29, 2018 by Maire Gerrard — No comments
Congratulations to Liam Wilkinson, who has been promoted to Manager of the North Public Sector Legal team after four years at Venn Group. We asked Liam and Senior Manager, Sophie Anderson for comment on this achievement:
“Liam’s promotion to Manager of North Public Sector Legal is well deserved and testament to his hard work. He has an excellent knowledge of the public sector legal market and ...
Posted on Friday, October 26, 2018 by Maire Gerrard — No comments
The latest release of the Venn Index points to resilient rate averages, with continuing growth at around 2% quarter on quarter and daily rates in particular breaking the £300 threshold for the first time.
With regards to Banking & Finance and Government & Third Sector, Director Robert McLeod said:
“We’re seeing a marked rise in average hourly rates for Banking and Finance, as financial firms ...
Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 by Maire Gerrard — No comments
Venn Group will be attending the Regent’s University London Banking & Finance Career Fair tomorrow from 2:30pm-4:30pm in Herringham 245.
The following representatives will be attending:
Tom Pugh, Manager of Financial Services
Louis Pearson, Executive Consultant
Alethea Platt, Manager of Education Finance
Frankie Gribben, Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant
With many years of ...
Posted on Monday, October 22, 2018 by Maire Gerrard — No comments
Over the course of the last week, we have covered why a career in recruitment is a fantastic option for anyone with drive, tenacity and an exceptional work ethic. Having been enthused at the prospect of a future in the industry, your only choice now is who to start your journey with.
There are hundreds of recruitment consultancies currently operating in the UK, with this number set to increase ...
Posted on Friday, October 19, 2018 by Maire Gerrard — No comments
Congratulations to Jennifer Brook, who celebrated 10 years of working at Venn Group yesterday with Deirdra Moynihan and Philip Hanna, at La Dame de Pic.
We asked about her time at Venn Group so far:
"I remember walking into Venn Group in 2008 to join Financial Services, thinking Lehman Brothers has just collapsed…do I still have a job?!
2008 was the best time I could have joined, as I was ...
Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2018 by Maire Gerrard — No comments
Over time, the recruitment industry has fallen foul to inaccurate stereotypes and misconceptions about how agencies operate. An unfortunate consequence is that many brilliant potential consultants choose not to consider recruitment as a career.
For this reason, we have challenged some of the most commonly held assertions about the industry to set the record straight:
1. All recruitment ...
Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by Maire Gerrard — No comments
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, with a diagnosis every 10 minutes. Consequently, it is important that the signs and symptoms of this disease are acknowledged and discussed. To serve this purpose, Breast Cancer Awareness Month takes place in October.
Thanks to research and early treatment, more people than ever are surviving this disease. However, while the signs and symptoms ...
Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 by Maire Gerrard — 1 comment
Taking the first steps into a new career is one of the most exciting yet daunting milestones people face. There are seemingly endless opportunities to choose from, making the decision all the harder.
The UK recruitment industry is booming, with a total revenue of £32.2 billion in 2017. Subsequently, there are plenty of opportunities for graduates to explore this career path. But why should you ...
Posted on Friday, October 12, 2018 by Maire Gerrard — No comments
Yesterday, Jade Gorrod celebrated her 10 year anniversary of working at Venn Group at The Ledbury, with Deirdra Moynihan and Philip Hanna.
We asked her about her experiences over the decade:
“Where have the last ten years gone?! I started Venn Group on the legal team in 2008, which was just after the recession hit, so I was very grateful to be given an opportunity to work in a growing and ...