From all at Jo Holdsworth Recruitment we hope you and your family are safe and well.
As we continue to face unprecedented times the Jo Holdsworth Recruitment office remains closed and we will continue to work remotely as a team.
At the JHR office we have found there has been a mixed reaction to remote working, some colleagues are enjoying the freedom and flexibility that working from home brings, to those experiencing the challenge of balancing work with childcare and homeschooling. A definite positive has been the push (we needed) to embrace technology we had in place such as office 365 and virtual meetings via teams.
We would like to reassure our clients and candidates that although we have experienced a huge decline in the number of active jobs in the Yorkshire job market we are still here to support and are looking forward to working with our clients and candidates as the market picks up, we expect remote on boarding and remote working to be a new norm for the future, we expect to continue to use video calls to engage with our candidates and clients and to continue to build lasting relationships in a new working environment. We have seen a number of our clients using video technology to conduct interviews and have seen our clients evolve to remote onboarding.
If there are other ways that we can support you, please let us know and we wish you the very best of health.
National World Book Day is such a fun and creative way to get involved with raising money for Candlelighters Trust . We now have our very own Dorothy from the Oz, Thing 1 and Thing 2 (classic) and Hermione Granger from Harry Potter! To make a donation, here is our charity checkout link: https://lnkd.in/eQdcEEX
Happy 2020 to all our lovely Candidates and Clients!
Back in December, we announced our Partnership with Candlelighters.
Candlelighters is a charity based in Leeds, that supports children with Cancer.
For more information about our chosen charity for 2020: https://www.candlelighters.org.uk/
Furthermore, we have recently had a fund raising page set up, to help towards this cause. All donations are welcome and we are very grateful for any support in advance
Link for donations: https://candlelighters.charitycheckout.co.uk/pf/jo-holdsworth-recruitment
In additional to our funding raising page, we also have a little box in our office at the front desk, filled with pens, shopping coins and pin badges.
All of the proceeds made go towards funding Research, Medication, and Support for families.
So when popping in to visit, please bring some spare change, as these items are everyday essentials! There is always a time that a pen comes in handy!
Jo Holdsworth Recruitment are really pleased to be partnering with Candlelighters Trust throughout 2020!
We’re thrilled to be in partnership with a local charity that adds such value to people’s lives, offering extensive services to families across Yorkshire.
We’ll have more info soon with links to our fundraising page and updates on events that the team here will be participating in, stay tuned!
The Team at JHR are celebrating National Breast Cancer Awareness Day. We honour this day by raising money to contribute to life-saving research and wear the colour PINK to raise awareness.
We wanted to do something fun and creative to raise donations, therefore we decided to bring out our inner-baking side and make some delicious treats to set up a cake sale on the front desk.
Candidates and Clients are welcomed into reception by the smell of sweet treats and decorations, as seen above.
What yummy treats are on offer may you wonder…?
- Raspberry Iced Fingers
- Chocolate Muffins (can’t go wrong)
- Salted Caramel Cake
- Chocolate Flapjack
- Raspberry and Vanilla Buttercream Butterfly Buns
- Vanilla Cupcakes with a Hint of Edible Pink Glitter
We are accepting any donations, every little helps! So, if you’re feeling like indulging on a sweet treat and raising a donation to contribute, come down and see the team!
Happy National Breast Cancer Awareness Day!
What a year it has been so far for our temporaries team so far, Andrea and Kirsty have collectively increased the size of our temporaries division by more than a whopping 200% across summer 2019!!
Andrea joined the team at JHR to head up our temporaries division in July 2018 and has drastically increased our client base and volume of active workers in this time frame due to her continued commitment and hard work. Time and time again she has gone above and beyond for the clients/candidates she supports and we are so pleased to see this level of dedication pays off.
Kirsty joined the team at JHR in May 2019 and has flourished quicker than most whilst working in our temporaries division to provide ongoing support to high volume recruitment drives and ongoing repeat business. Kirsty has built an extensive candidate base in the time she has been with JHR and already has strong relationships with many clients on the temporaries division which is so exciting to see!
From May 2019 – August 2019, Andrea and Kirsty have collectively increased the total hours worked by our dedicated temporary workers by 235% which is an incredible achievement for the team. We are so excited to see how the temporaries division continues to grow over months and years to come, with such a committed team we have no doubt that these impressive statistics will continue to boom!
Congratulations Andrea and Kirsty!
We are really pleased to announce the continued success within the team here at JHR as Emily Binder receives her promotion to Senior Account Manager through her continued hard-work, commitment and support to the rest of the team, as well as the ongoing growth of her client and candidate base.
At the same time Danielle has also passed her probationary period with flying colours and is on the path for success as she continues to support the team on volume customer service and administration recruitment drives.
The whole team at JHR are very proud and happy to celebrate Emily and Danni’s successes with them, well done to you both!
I am very pleased to announce the promotion of Becki Hume who has been promoted into the role of Divisional Manager, this is Becki’s third promotion within her third year at JHR.
Since joining JHR Becki has been hugely successful and has become a pivotal part of our success and growth.
Jo Holdsworth says “It has been a pleasure to see Becki grow during her time with JHR, she has consistently added value by exceeding my expectations time and time again, Becki has high levels of natural commercial acumen and has taken our business forward by influencing a great deal of positive change.
I am very excited about Becki’s growth at JHR and look forward to her reaching her next promotion to Director by the end of 2019.
PLEASE NOTE OUR OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED FROM 2:00PM ON MONDAY 24TH DECEMBER AND WILL BE REOPENING AT 08:30AM ON WEDNESDAY 2ND JANUARY.
WE HAVE AN EMERGENCY LINE AVAILABLE FROM 10:00AM – 3:00PM ON THE 27TH, 28TH AND 31ST DECEMBER (0113 233 7760) SHOULD YOU NEED URGENT ASSISTANCE.
THANK YOU TO ALL OUR INCREDIBLE CLIENTS & BRILLIANT CANDIDATES THIS YEAR, WE HOPE YOU HAVE A WONDERFUL FESTIVE PERIOD AND LOOK FORWARD TO CATCHING UP WITH YOU IN 2019!
Jo Holdsworth says;
Due to further growth of our client base we have recently recruited Emily to join the team as a Candidate Consultant. Emily’s key focus is to source candidates for roles, via job boards, social media and our internal database, Emily joined our team in February and has already made a great impact both internally and to the clients she is working closely with.