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Have you made the most of your summer?

It’s the end of August already! Where has the summer gone? We seem to wait around all year wishing the autumn and winter away, then when it finally arrives it’s gone within a blink of an eye. One question that you’re always left asking yourself come the middle of September is did I really made the most of

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A day in the life of Julie Pascoe…

What comes to mind when you hear the word summer? I’m sure one of the first things you’ll think of is probably beaming rays of sunshine. Am I right? Well speaking of beaming rays of sunshine I think it’s very fitting that we should bring to you our very own ray of sunshine for August’s

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Recruitment team expands…

Zenith People would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to the newest member of our recruitment team. Rebecca Hutchinson has joined the business as Commercial Recruitment Manager, and will be further developing our commercial recruitment service. Rebecca has worked in the Commercial recruitment industry for over 13 years and brings with her comprehensive

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AMF lands high profile speaker…

A North East born BBC correspondent is set to return to her roots to talk about the ever escalating skills agenda in the region. Steph McGovern will be speaking at the Advanced Manufacturing Forum’s (AMF) August meeting on the 19th of this month, where the main focus will be tackling the skills agenda and what

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Experienced staff looking for new opportunities…

Zenith People will be helping a number of people find alternative employment after a local manufacturing company plans to cease trading. Essentra, formerly known Filtrona, has announced over 250 redundancies staggered from now up until the beginning of next year. A big decline in cigarette sales is being blamed for the planned closure of the

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MENE Skills Gap Seminar…

As we reported to you last month, Zenith People held a seminar at the Manufacturing and Engineering North East exhibition at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle. Alan Metcalfe presented the panel-style event in both the capacity of Commercial Director at Zenith People and Director of the Advanced Manufacturing Forum. The subject matter of conference was

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Seal of approval…

Zenith People was recently audited as part of the ongoing process to retain their ISO 9001 accreditation. The audit, performed by BSI (British Standards Institution), took place in the middle of June and took in all operational areas of the business including the Zenith People head office in Hebburn and the Rising Star office in South

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A day in the life of Ryan Dermody…

July’s spotlight beams back over from South Shields to the Zenith People headquarters in Hebburn. Under the microscope this month is Recruitment Administration Apprentice, Ryan Dermody, a graduate of our Rising Star programme. Ryan, who is 19, works closely with both the Permanent and Temporary recruitment desks and is involved in the administrative support of

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Running to raise awareness…

With just over three months to go until the 2015 Morrison’s Great North Run, it’s hard to think where the year has gone. Last year five members of the Zenith team ran the world’s greatest half marathon on behalf of Cash for Kids, who raise hundreds of thousands of pounds for local children and young

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Driving careers forward…

Zenith People is looking to recruit Production Operatives for one of the region’s top automotive manufacturers. Faurecia, first tier supplier into Nissan, is Zenith’s longest standing client having worked in partnership for over 10 years. Zenith has supplied Faurecia, who manufacture interior car parts, with their temporary workforce, as well a number of permanent staff

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