We have posted a number of articles over the last three weeks – looking at how recruitment has fared over lockdown, what lessons can be learned and shared some valuable insights from our clients & candidates. Many thanks to everyone who has contributed and shared their stories.There is no doubt that there are some big challenges in the employment market that have established themselves and will continue to grow;
Like many others, I was concerned back in March that the biggest issue would be the number of people whose health would be directly affected by COVID-19 (or those in their immediate family). Thankfully, the scale of my concerns has not materialised – the majority of businesses I speak to have had very few people affected in that way to date (and with the outlook looking a lot more positive at this point)Our articles showed how the finance and HR business communities have overcome a lot of the obstacles placed in front of them during COVID-19. There have been many stories of success and lessons for a future “best practice in recruitment”. This best practice includes;
Confidence in the recruitment sector is slowly returning and that is very much the case in Pratap Partnership. We have had our fair share of dark days over the past few weeks, but memories of the good days are already far outweighing the bad.Covid-19 and its impacts are far from over, but I am very proud with how our team have managed themselves and performed (special comment to Karen Caswell who joined us during lockdown and we still haven’t met up together yet!). We have already learned a lot (about ourselves, our market and some new technology) and have made some key adjustments to our immediate business plan - all of which help us get even more excited about the future.I hope that our growing confidence and fortitude is reflected in most of our clients and candidates. I also hope that we will be able to meet up again very soon!
Andy has been Finance Director at Construction firm, AmcoGiffen since June 2019. Big Four trained and ACA qualified, he has broad experience covering group and commercial finance roles in plc, private equity and owner managed environments.
Extremely talented, driven, and passionate about what she does, the traits for success were always there for Helen.
From manufacturing, distribution, direct sales to FMCG and now house building, Liz Kaplan has done it all.
A review of the market between September and November
Another proud moment in our business