Latest from Venn Group - November 2018

  • Laura de Ste Croix Promotion

    Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2018 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Congratulations to Laura de Ste Croix, who has been promoted to Manager of the Central & East Housing team. We asked Laura and Senior Manager, Mark Steff for comment on this fantastic achievement:   Laura has been at Venn Group for over nine years and I have had the pleasure of managing her for the last three. Over that time I have really seen her develop, from an outstanding Consultant to ...

  • Happy Venniversary Jo Govey

    Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Venn Group’s Payroll and Billing Manager, Jo Govey celebrated a decade at Venn Group yesterday with Deirdra Moynihan and Philip Hanna, at Restaurant Gordon Ramsay. We asked Jo about her time at Venn Group so far: “I started my journey back in the Langley office as a Payroll Administrator. Whilst there I was promoted to Payroll Supervisor and helped to implement Venn’s online timesheet portal ...

  • Social Media vs. Human Interaction

    Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018 by Thomas CoyleNo comments

    In a time where social media has become the most prominent form of networking, it poses a question; what is the best networking technique today? Times change and organisations must adapt, but should they be putting a heavy push on social media as the most effective means of networking? It goes without saying that social media is a very useful tool. Sites such as LinkedIn can give an ...

  • Consultants' Celebration at City Social

    Posted on Friday, November 23, 2018 by Maire GerrardNo comments

    The second of our two celebration lunches took place yesterday, for our highest billing consultants in the last six months, at City Social. Congratulations to all of yesterday’s attendees; Laura de Ste Croix, Sam Goddridge, Tom Hoult, Ross Imrie, Renay Demoore, Brennan Black, Curtis Westley, Elise Lamberton, Andrew Quinn, Daniel Tyler, Bethany Sawyer, Laura Crosby and Frankie Gribben. Also ...

  • Mike Blackburn Promotion

    Posted on Thursday, November 22, 2018 by Maire GerrardNo comments

    Congratulations to Mike Blackburn, who has been promoted to Manager of the North C&I IT team. We asked Mike and Senior Manager, Johnny Shaw for comment on this fantastic achievement:   Having worked for Venn Group for 5 years, Mike first worked within Finance and then moved over to IT. Mike now specialises in the placement of contract staff within IT in the private sector across the whole of ...

  • Why would anyone want to be a locum?

    Posted on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by Kelsey NeilNo comments

    “Why would anyone want to be a locum?” A question my client asked me recently. She had previously never had a need for a temporary member of staff, but now found herself in a situation where a new permanent appointee had rescinded their acceptance of a new role with the firm. The caseload was mounting up and the panic had set in whilst she tried to think of a solution, and that’s when my ...

  • Venn Group attends RIDI Seminar

    Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by Anders Egeland-EriksenNo comments

    Last Thursday, I attended the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative Seminar hosted by RIDI, Guidant Global and Bristol City Council. The event was one of many seeking to help raise awareness of, and overcome, the challenges faced by disabled people in the workplace and seeking employment. Throughout the UK and around the world, disabled people face obstructions to employment that are as ...

  • Happy Venniversary Leo Steeden

    Posted on Friday, November 16, 2018 by Venn GroupNo comments

    Senior Executive Consultant, Leo Steeden celebrated 10 years of working at Venn Group yesterday with Deirdra Moynihan and Philip Hanna, at The Clove Club in London. We asked him for an overview of his time at Venn Group so far: “I started my career at Venn in 2008 in the Milton Keynes office, training initially on Finance before moving to help start what was then referred to as ‘Strategic ...

  • Time for Tolerance

    Posted on Friday, November 16, 2018 by Maire GerrardNo comments

    The International Day for Tolerance is a UN initiative, to remind people across the globe of the importance of respecting each other for our cultural differences. The UK is home to people of all backgrounds. Our communities are extremely diverse and largely operate cohesively. However, there is more to be done. In recent years, we have been witnesses to a surge in violent extremism and ...

  • Recognising our Top Performing Managers

    Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by Maire GerrardNo comments

    To recognise those who showed an outstanding performance over the last six months, Deirdra Moynihan and Philip Hanna are hosting two Celebration Lunches over the next fortnight. The first took place yesterday for members of our management team, at the Shangri-La, The Shard. Congratulations to all of yesterday’s attendees; Jagdish Bal, Philippa Turner, Tom Pugh, Antony Johnson, Jack Sharpe, ...