Our client delivers people-focused, intelligence-driven property services offering better outcomes for customers and clients. The company repair and maintain buildings, manage properties, build homes, and support clients with all their property needs.
They require up to 70 Trades and M&E candidates, and 30 active roles to fill at one time.
Here at Multitask Personnel, we pride ourselves on the quality of service we deliver to each client, therefore the knowledge and background of our recruiters is essential to the hiring process. Having experienced recruiters behind us means we can understand and meet our client’s needs, finding candidates to fit their requirements and help them develop a strong work team.
Our Account Manager and resource support personnel, source, and screen suitable candidates for our clients on an ongoing basis to utilise the specialist recruiters within the business, when required.
Each week our Accounts Manager will obtain an up-to-date list of vacancies from each of the nationwide Property Services’ departments, making sure we have full job details, pay grades and benefits for each live vacancy. These will be a mixture of Trades People, Gas Engineers, Electricians, Office Support Staff and Management positions.
Throughout the process we discuss the vacancies in more detail with the relevant managers to ensure that we have covered all requirements; this allows us to identify the urgency of the position and pinpoint key attributes needed from a potential candidate.
With this client being nationwide, we work closely with many different departments and hiring managers old and new. We take the time to get to know each hiring manager and understand what their expectations are for us to help identify the right candidates. The Account Manager will visit each hiring manager on a regular basis to review the candidates we have supplied, and the service received, plus discuss upcoming requirements and changes within the business.
With Multitask Personnel being an established company, we have a huge database of workers. When a suitable role is matched with a candidate, a text will go out advising them of the role. This gives candidates the opportunity to see vacancies before they go on the internet, leading to early application.
It’s impertinent to us that we advertise the roles on numerous job boards and websites, including social media. We aim to advertise the roles in a way that is with the candidate in mind; highlighting the key points we think they want to see. We’re able to utilise online job boards through detailed CV searches. For more specialised roles we also use LinkedIn and ‘head hunt.’
Once we have identified, or have been approached by suitable candidates, they are put through a full screening process with one of our specialised recruiters. This allows us to gather further relevant experience the candidates have, and to fully brief them on the company, role, and benefits on offer. And once they have passed the screening process, we will put them forward for the position and obtain all Compliance Documents required to make the transition into the new role as seamless and as organised as possible.
We would at this stage send the client all the information necessary – including a formatted version of the candidates CV, and a brief bio on the candidate; highlighting their relevant experience, current situation and why we think they fit the role, plus relevant qualifications for the role.
The relationship we have with our client usually allows us to receive feedback on the candidate within 24 hours.
Successful candidates will either be offered an interview with the client which we will arrange, which could be over the phone, video, or face to face. Or in some positions such as trades roles, are offered a start date from the client following our submission of the candidate, as we provide enough information for them to decide.
Once a successful candidate has verbally accepted a position, we put together the confirmation details and email out to the candidate and client. We will remain in contact with the candidate right up to the start date, wishing them luck on the day and checking in to see how they found everything.
Multitask Personnel have recruited thousands of temporary and permanent positions per month for our client over the years, along with providing pre-employment support.
“I have had the pleasure of working with Claire and Multitask for several years now and cannot fault her and the teams professional approach and dedication.”
Assistant Director of Operations, Property Services
As an independent company, we can offer a tailored service to all clients. We understand that one size doesn’t fit all, we listen to the needs of each customer to give a bespoke service. Having this approach allows us to offer flexibility with terms, service level agreements, rebates, and payment options to suit. We have account managers in place to allow a direct contact on hand, offering a prompt service at all times.
If you need support in finding the right candidate for your company, get in touch: email@example.com or 01709 820102
Multitask Personnel, the Rotherham based specialist recruitment consultancy, have promoted Clive Bateman to Branch Manager within the Construction and Mechanical & Electrical teams.
Clive, who has close to 30 years’ experience at various levels within the recruitment sector, joined Multitask as Managing Consultant last year, and has built a successful career providing recruitment services throughout the UK, predominantly within the Construction and Interior Fit Out industries.
Clive comments: “After joining Multitask in the Spring of 2021 as a Managing Consultant, it fills me with great pride to have been offered this promotion to Branch Manager. I have a wealth of experience in recruitment, in particular within the sectors that we work in at Multitask Personnel and coming from a managerial background provides me with the knowledge I need to make a success of my new role.”
Claire Lee, Managing Director at Multitask Personnel comments: “It brings me great pleasure in offering Clive the role as Branch Manager for the Construction and Mechanical & Electrical teams. Clive will be responsible for both the temporary and permanent 360 recruitment teams and will be leading from the front, bringing on new business, and assisting me to achieve business growth plans.
“Clive offers great support and motivation for the team and has achieved so much already in his time at Multitask, and I am delighted to see his progress and commitment with this promotion. With Clive taking on this role, it will allow me to be more hands on with the Managed Services team as we look to the future of filling more roles and taking on new contracts.
“I feel very excited about the new structure for Multitask Personnel, and I know Clive will do a fantastic job in his new position.”
The positive demand for recruitment consultancy work has allowed Multitask Personnel to expand on their own team over the past 18 months, with their total head count now standing at 15 members of staff.
Clive, and the team can be contacted on 01709 820102 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The start of a new year has always been one of the best times to look for a new job. However, this year, it’s probably even more relevant as job vacancies hit an all-time high.
According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), there were over 1.1m vacancies in the UK, up to Christmas – the highest level since 2001. And, with vacancies existing across most sectors, our latest estimate is that there are now as many jobs on offer as there were before the Covid pandemic hit.
This is despite the prediction that there would be major unemployment due to Covid-19. This didn’t happen as forecast, mainly due to several other factors that came into play around the same time:
According to insurance firm, Aviva, Covid has been a major decider for many to voluntarily remove themselves from the workforce. In the USA this has been dubbed the ‘Great Resignation’ with over 5m withdrawing their labour with a similar trend now occurring in the UK.
Aviva say that an increasing number of people are now taking early retirement at 60 rather than wait for the official retirement age of 66. This desire to re-assess priorities is nothing new, of course, but there is no doubt the pandemic has spurred on those who had previously been considering this option.
It means new opportunities are opening up as soaring demands and skill shortages start to have an impact on UK employment. There is no doubt, we are seeing increased competition as employers vie to attract talent; this implies that it’s undoubtedly a job seeker led market at the moment.
The introduction of flexible and hybrid working coupled with acute skill shortages, especially in certain sectors, and the ‘great resignation’ means a job boom that currently shows no signs of slowing down.
We believe this is a great time to consider a re-evaluation of your current employment. Covid has changed our attitude to work - for some, early retirement may be an option that could include an opportunity of returning to work on a part time basis. We have a specialist team of recruiters that can help you search out potential part time and / or flexible vacancies.
For many people, the Christmas break was a time for reflection. The possibility of downsizing to a smaller house, the chance to consider landscaping the garden, re-decorating the house, planning a summer holiday and for some, considering their future employment status and career.
The good news is that we have a pool of Employers who are looking for staff, especially those possessing sought after skills (get in touch and we can explain more). For those looking for a move, we recommend researching the current jobs market (again, we can help) to understand what sectors are thriving and what skills are needed to respond to current vacancies.
The starting point is to identify your current skill set. And we are not just talking about accredited or on the job skills. Transferable soft skills such as good communication, leadership, problem solving etc. should be included to give you a complete skills package.
If you’re serious about a career move or employment sidestep, we suggest taking time out this month, to update your CV. Consider what skills and experiences will ensure employment in the future and how you can add value to their business.
These could be applicable to the job description, such as Construction or Building Services, or across the board ‘people skills’. It’s also worth spending time updating your LinkedIn profile. Add new skills, including those you’ve been developing through lockdown, and ensure you are re-connecting with former colleagues, friends and contacts made during the last 18 months. In fact, everyone whom you feel can help you step up to a new career.
Businesses in this area are hiring. The number of vacancies continues to rise across most sectors and there is no doubt, the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in England, has helped open the current jobs market. The period prior to Christmas saw the highest number of job vacancies since before the Covid-19 pandemic hit in March 2020.
As you will see from our job board, we have plenty of vacancies across all industries and throughout the region. However, with a surfeit of redundancies over the past year, there is a lot of competition out there.
Our advice is to prepare well for your next position. Have an open mind when looking for new job opportunities. Do your research to identify growth sectors and match these with your current (and future) skill set.
And most importantly, register with a recruitment partner, such as ourselves, in order to hear first of suitable vacancies as well as receive help and support in your quest to make 2022 the year of opportunity.
For more information on looking for a new job in 2022, contact the team at Multitask Personnel on 01709 820102 or email@example.com and we will help match you with employers best suited to your skills.