Your Recruitment Partner

Managing the Recruitment Process - Your Recruitment Partner The final 3 instalments of this series discuss the recruitment process. This first instalment considers the subject of selecting Your Recruitment Partner.  Whether you will use a contingency recruitment process, where a fee is only paid to the recruiter who is successful in getting their candidate placed.. Or a retained process, where a search consultant is engaged by a company to search the market on their behalf. In both cases...
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Building a Project Management Team

The Problem: We had been working for one particular client, a UK business providing Global Managed Network Services to large International Corporation, for a few months. Working with them on a number of opportunities, in Sales, Presales and Operations. Now they needed a solution for their Project Management Team. Project Management is a key and critical area of their service. Getting the right resource to manage and implement the projects in time had proved problematic. They simply could not...
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VP Engineering – Romania

The requirement for a VP Engineering. Our Client is a specialist in International Payment solutions and approached us to find a VP Engineering. They have a development centre based in Romania but there was a cultural problem in the operation of this site. Their local staff were all very good people, hardworking and very skilled. However they did not understand the way Western and specifically US business was done. Our client had spent some time trying to put this right and came to the con...
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Antal-JFA Two levels of Search Solution

Antal-JFA provides two levels of Search Solution - Retained & Contingency Search The recruitment market is difficult to navigate, with many companies using internal recruitment teams or outsourcing their recruitment. Almost all companies we have spoken to, tell us that they have a great deal of difficulty filling specialised jobs. This is especially so in the technical recruitment market where there is a severe Skills Shortage.   In 2017 in the USA alone there was estimated to be 40,000 unf...
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It might not be a Rolex but I bet it’s not a Timex either?

If you’re a hiring manager in Cyber Security or ICT sectors, what is it that drives your decision about how you recruit, is it Recruitment Costs? And what if the hire you need is critical to your plans for your business success. Or perhaps you need someone that has rare skills and experience? (For both these sectors the talented, highly skilled people you need, are becoming increasingly difficult to find.) Well there is more than one way for sure, you can try to do it yourself. Or maybe yo...
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Mind the Skills Gap

There is a Massive Skills Gap in Cyber Security & ICT that is hurting your business Employment in the tech industry is expected to grow at around 5 times the UK average over the next decade. So unless something is done the skills gap will only get a lot worse. There are many reasons for this but possibly the most worrying is that . This at all levels from schools and colleges to universities and its increased over the past 10 plus years. If this doesn’t change the skills gap c...
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APS Talent Solutions

Leave your technical & senior recruitment to the specialists. There are numerous Blogs and Articles out there about the true cost of recruitment, I have written a couple myself. Its true to say that if you ask most hiring managers and HR Recruiting partners, they will totally underestimate these costs. APS Talent Solutions will help you control these costs. The first and sometimes only cost that is taken into considerations is: ‘How much the recruiter charges’ or ‘How much it costs to ...
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5 Reasons Top Performers Leave Your Business

And this is in order of priority. As search consultants, we are always talking to our market's Top Performers and High Achievers. Key to our role is to get people to leave their current job and move to our clients business. As such, we need a deep understanding of the motivation for a person to leave. There has to be a positive reason why a person will leave their job that's not just dangling a carrot. We have to get under the skin of the job to understand what will push them away! So h...
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MW JFA004 Passive

Technical Pre-Sales Consultant: Very strong knowledge and capability of telecommunications technology which includes Data Analytics, Business intelligence for traffic management and user experience using DPI, Mobile radio and core network technology. As the Technical lead for a UK 3G UMTS mobile network operator customer: Read More; Managed several successful projects in the mobile packet core, including integration with the GGSN and PDN GW for traffic management, Diameter Gx based...
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The Cost of Recruitment

Consider the Cost of Recruitment, if you think Professionals are expensive, wait until you see how much Amateurs cost you!! We have all seen this headline on various posts on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.  Most comments are totally in agreement with the sentiment, until it comes to Cyber Security or ICT recruitment that is! Then it's just about the Cost of Recruitment. It is astonishing how the IT and Tech world seem to be so taken by the Cost of Recruitment that they are totally reluctant...
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