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Rising Star plans traineeships

Unemployed youngsters throughout the North East are being offered exciting work experience and the chance to earn some cash. South Shields based youth recruitment agency, Rising Star, in conjunction with South Tyneside Council and several of South Tyneside’s leading employers and training providers are offering ‘traineeships’ to motivated 16-19 year olds who are looking to

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Charity plunge…

Zenith People has raised hundreds of pounds for the Newcastle United Foundation by taking part in a charity zip slide. Five adrenaline junkies from Zenith descended on the home of Newcastle United, St James Park, to take part in the white-knuckle charity event that saw them plunge from Level 7 of the towering Leazes Stand,

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A day in the life of Claire Henry…

Flavour of the month for May is the lovely Claire Henry! Claire is one of our Account Co-ordinators and has been with the business since September 2014. She works on our Temporary Recruitment desk with Recruitment Consultants, Helen Hawes and Faye Turner and manages several food sector accounts, amongst others. Claire has over 16 years

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Sanofi Jobs Fair…

Two representatives from Zenith have recently attended a jobs fair at manufacturing company, Sanofi. Sanofi, who are based at the Fawdon Manufacturing Centre, announced back in 2012 that they will cease production activity by the middle of 2015. 243 employees in total will be effectively made redundant by September 2015, so a number of recruitment

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Exciting new client interface…

In November last year Zenith invested in Microdec Profile, a recruitment software and database CRM system. One of the features that attracted us to the database was the integration possible between Profile and our website – and the functionality that will offer a new, unique and innovative service for clients. Very soon clients will be

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Ford recruits Rising Star’s…

Zenith’s sister company, Rising Star, has recently delivered an Apprenticeship Selection Centre for Ford Component Manufacturing. The company, based in Hebburn, approached Rising Star after hearing a number of good recommendations from employers such as Port of Tyne, Gentoo, Barbour and Wilmott Dixon, who have all employed apprentices through the Rising Star programme. The apprenticeship

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Don’t worry BE happy…

Zenith People has just completed a successful Customer Services recruitment campaign on behalf of BE Group, marking the beginning of what we hope to be a long and fruitful partnership. Seaham based, BE Group, is an independent business services group specialising in the delivery of business information, events and commercial development programmes. BE Group, who

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Welcome aboard Tammy!

Zenith People would like to take this opportunity to introduce you all to the newest addition to our team! Tammy Farrer joins the business as our Accounts and Finance Apprentice and is the third apprentice to join Zenith under our apprenticeship scheme in the last six months. Tammy, who is from South Shields, will be

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A day in the life of Steven Welsh…

Next up for their ‘A day in the life of…’ profile is Candidate Engagement Consultant, Steven Welsh. 21 year old Steven, who is based at our Rising Star office in South Shields, joined Zenith as a Business Administration Apprentice just over two years ago after a brief spell at University. He attended the University of

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NMW announcement for October…

In an announcement made on the 17th March, the Prime Minister and Deputy prime Minister announced that the adult National Minimum Wage will increase by 3%. The increase, effective from October 2015, will see a new a rate of £6.70 per hour and is the largest real-terms increase in adult National Minimum Wage since 2008

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