Are you even in a team?
“A group is generally 3 or more people who work independently to achieve the organisation goals” “A team can come from different parts of an organisation but all work collectively and collaboratively to achieve a set target, project or goal.” I’ve certainly learnt that there is a huge difference ...
Scantec's Cycle for Sport Relief
We Scantec raise money for good causes Scantec joined the nation to raise money for Sport Relief. We set 2 bikes up in our Head Office and took turns cycling non-stop for 12 hours. We finished on 644km between the 2 bikes. We also had other events to raise money such as a bake sale and a quiz. In...
Recruitment Technology... is it worth the hassle?
It seems every week there is a new product that will “revolutionise” the recruitment industry and to be fair, at least some of these products offer some level of assistance. The issue is recruitment now is the same as it was in the 70s (well before I was born), the industry is based on people wor...
Dream, Believe and you CAN achieve
The picture on the left is me back in 2013 in a drug induced coma fighting off pneumonia. Two weeks, three heart stoppages and a collapsed lung later, they woke me up. Whilst bed ridden, I had a long time to reflect on missed opportunities in my life. I thought about the things I wanted to achiev...
Problem Solvers Vs Problem Finders
On a site tour this week, a client I work with gave me a great Person Specification. He simply said…. ‘We are looking for Problem Solvers … not Problem Finders’ I recruit for Electrical Contractors in a variety of industries; This particular client works in the automotive industry. Within Automot...
Importance of Face-to Face
About 6 months ago I left my role managing Scantec’s Technical and Engineering department and moved across as the new Client Relationship Manager. After more years than I care to admit spent in recruitment, it was time for a change. I missed the interactions with clients and I love to talk, which...
Scantec Sport Relief Cycle Challenge
We can cycle for 24 hours! Here at Scantec we have decided to fund raise for Sport Relief this year by doing a 24 hour Cycle Challenge - we are having employees of the company do a stint each over a 24 hour period. We are aiming to raise £1000+ and all money goes directly to Sport Relief. Any amo...
Fantastic February Awards
An absolutely fantastic February resulted in an abundance of happy staff receiving various awards and recognition. Congratulations and a huge well done to you all.
Claire Bear says "Thank You" to Scantec
Claire Bear from Claire House popped into Scantec Head Quarters last week to say "Thank You" for all the money we have raised with our monthly Dress Down Days. Claire House Children’s Hospice helps seriously and terminally ill children live life to the full by creating wonderful experiences and b...