Hi to all and welcome to my first monthly reflections blog, where l look back on the previous month’s highlights and challenges of life as CEO of IT Works Resource Group. This month I reflect on February which turned out to be quite a wild ride! It all started for me with a trip to see Gary Dytor and the IT Works Recruitment Inc team in Atlanta, accompanied for the first time by Miles Hunt our business advisor and investor and chairman of ASPCo global. Board meetings and all the rest of... read more
IT Works Resource Group, a specialist systems and IT recruitment company based in Fulwood, Preston, has been recognised in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Company to Work For. Following an awards event in London and the official announcement in this weekend’s Sunday Times it has been confirmed that the Group, encompassing IT Works MiTec, IT Works Health, IT Works RecruitmentUK, IT Works Populo and Atlanta-based IT Works Inc. has achieved the highest position of any IT Recruitme... read more
Now that the festivities have come to an end you may have had time to reflect on 2016 and whether you achieved all your professional goals… Are you one of the many career minded individuals who feels that you aren’t reaching your full working potential and are unrecognised and under-rewarded for the effort you put in? If you’re unfulfilled at work, the start of a new year is a great time to look for a new challenge within a company that recognises and supports a... read more
IT Works Resource Group – Our 2016!
IT Works Resource Group, a specialist systems and IT recruitment company based in Fulwood, Preston, has been named by Best Companies as a 3-Star Best Company to work for! Following an intense process through the Best Companies (b.co.uk) accreditation framework, it has been confirmed that the Group, encompassing IT Works MiTec, IT Works Health and IT Works RecruitmentUK, IT Works Populo and IT Works Inc. based in Atlanta, USA, has achieved the highest rating possible. Best Companies is an or... read more
Born Survivor – The Event!
IT Works Resource Group are sponsoring Tom Hunt in his ultra-marathon challenge of running from Lands End to John O’ Groats within the month of September. Tom has the aim of raising £15,000 for the ME Association whilst setting a world record as the youngest person to complete the incredible endeavour at just 18 years old. Running solo for the greater portion of his challenge, Tom was joined by Danny Ramsden, Kieran Bamber and Matt Stanley from IT Works Resource Group's health division, ... read more
My career in recruitment started back in 1993, straight from school at 16 years old. During this time, I gained experience as a contract engineering recruiter, financial services and these roles eventually led me to a Rec2Rec role. A key career milestone came when I was asked to go and work in in-house as a Talent Acquisition Manager by one of my clients. There is no greater recognition of a job well done than when one of your biggest clients wants to hire you themselves! ... read more
Working in Morrisons, a customer approached me and said; “Excuse me, I’ve knocked six cartons of milk off the trolley down there and it’s going to need mopping up.” Nine months after graduating with my degree in Business Studies, this was the moment in which I finally decided it was time to leave the comfort zone of my part-time 'Uni job' and choose a career path that was going to provide for my needs and wants. Having scouted the job boards and read about a few different indust... read more
So, I'm now in America! After almost eight years with IT Works UK and a career so far taking me from a trainee to MD of my own division, IT Works Health UK, Myself, my wife and three children have taken the plunge and gone for a major change of scenery. A few months ago after seeing an internal advert for multiple job postings in our US office I noted my interest to transfer to the CEO and COO and went ahead with the internal transfer process to take me from bonny Lancashire to stunning Atlan... read more