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Championing the cause for local libraries!

Sheffield City Council has announced that our under threat local libraries will move into community control. This includes Totley library that our Director Louisa has been campaigning to save. Since October 2013 Louisa and a team of volunteers have been campaigning hard to keep their local library open. This has involved many public meetings, hundreds of consultation response forms being completed, countless petitions being

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All aboard, full steam ahead!

All aboard, full steam ahead! We are delighted to welcome back Melanie B and Amy T who have both had babies recently. They are both looking forward to getting stuck back in, speaking to grown ups and not being covered in baby food! Also welcome to Rebecca Morris who joins our buoyant legal desk, and will be covering legal roles

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Wrigleys Take The Benchmark Approach

Wrigleys take the Benchmark approach to employment WRIGLEYS Solicitors in Sheffield has made two new appointments with the support of a new approach to candidate selection from city recruitment and retention specialist Benchmark. Rachel Disney and Hannah Strafford both underwent Benchmark’s assessment morning of competency-based activities designed to draw out the exact experience required for the job. Rachel, who previously

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Team Assist for Doncaster Rovers!

Team Assist he shoots he scores…. We are delighted to have played a hand, or assisted (!) Jon in securing his dream role at Doncaster Rovers. He beat off stiff competition to secure the role and commented…. Jon said: “I am delighted to have joined Doncaster Rovers at such an exciting time for the club. “I’ll bring with me experience

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Gold at Transform Branding Awards 2013

Benchmark and Attract UK have won Gold at the Transform Awards 2013! After our fantastic rebrand, courtesy of Liam Swift from Attract, we were shortlisted for the Transform Award for the ‘Best rebrand from professional services sector’. Being up against other fantastic nominee’s, Attract were announced winners at the awards ceremony which was held in London this month. We would like

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Placement For BBC’s Young Apprentice Winner

With the support of the award-winning Sheffield recruitment and retention specialist, Rotherham steel stockholders C Roberts Steel Services has appointed Ashleigh Porter-Exley, winner of BBC’s Young Apprentice, as a new sales executive.  Part of the Barrett Steel Group, the Eastwood firm hold in stock the largest range of steel in the country. Ashleigh Porter-Exley, sales executive at C Roberts (pictured

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Benchmark Recruit Makes a Move…

Benchmark have moved to new offices. After six years in Omnia Offices we have taken the plunge and moved to newly refurbished offices in the Workstation. The offices have been kitted out with bespoke interview rooms, great big board room and a smashing open plan main section with plenty of space for expansion. Come check out the picture on the

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Benchmark Rebrand

Rebrand – its all change for Benchmark as we launch our new website and corporate branding. With the assistance of Liam Swift from Attract we have tapped into the essence of what we do – help people achieve their ambitions and realise their potential. All the images relate to childhood ambitions, and if you see our business cards, you will

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Out of the recruitment office…

We may be sharp-suited city slickers…but there’s nothing the team at Benchmark Recruit like more than an escape to the country. And that’s why we have become members of the 480 Club, the business organisation that supports the city’s Whirlow Hall Farm. Whirlow Hall Farm Trust is the unique environmental and educational trust that works with inner city children and young

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Setting the Benchmark in recruitment for Ask 4

Featured in Recruiter Magazine: AWARD winning Sheffield recruitment and retention company Benchmark Recruit has launched an exclusive partnership with city Internet specialist Ask4. The deal, which sees Benchmark, the winner of the Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Award, meeting all Ask4’s recruitment needs, strengthens the company’s position as South Yorkshire’s preferred recruitment supplier. The partnership also highlights Benchmark’s experience in

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Sheffield Business Awards 2011

Chuffed as punch, that is what we were! Shortlisted for young business person of the year Director Louisa Harrison-Walker. We were praised for our fresh approach to recruitment, how we have changed perceptions about the recruitment industry and the graduate scheme we undertook to recruit and train three local people The team celebrated accordingly, and lets just say heads were

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Benchmark Buddies Up With Relocate2!

At Benchmark, we’re really passionate about our fair city, and have found that our knowledge and expertise has been instrumental in attracting and encouraging talent to the area! To build on this, we have teamed up with Sheffield based relocation experts, Relocate2 and our new partnership ensures we’re uniquely placed to offer the finest relocation service in the region. Relocate

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Benchmark’s 4 Peaks Challenge

On Sunday 12th July the Benchmark Bunch took part in a fundraising adventure event for Neurocare – the Edale 4 Peaks challenge which was led by the Fellandtrail Adventure Ltd. Tucked away in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park, the event took in Lose Hill, Mam Tor, Lords Seat, Grindslow Knoll and other Peak District landmarks

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Guide Dogs Annual Recruitment Drive

Guide Dogs for the BlindFollowing on from our successful recruitment drive last year, we are delighted to announce that Benchmark has again been selected as the preferred supplier to assist Guide Dogs for the Blind in the recruitment and selection process for their Apprentice Guide Dog Mobility Instructors on a National Basis. The positions we are recruiting for this year

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Benchmark’s Bucking the Trend

Business Link Yorkshire designed a brand new competition to help companies in our region innovate their way through the recession. Around 60 businesses entered this “Bucking The Trend” competition, designed to highlight the region’s can-do approach to the recession. Companies were assessed on tenacity and innovation, a can-do attitude and an ability to buck the trend of the current economic

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Siobhan’s Medal of Merit!

An initiative rewarding the outstanding achievements of individuals in companies and organisations has honoured its latest winner. Siobhan Hennessey, Office Coordinator at Benchmark Recruit, has been awarded the ‘Medal of Merit’ – a joint initiative between Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and Star Business Monthly. Open to Sheffield Chamber’s 2600 plus member organisations, the award honours exceptional achievements, performances and contributions

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Enneagram Event

Benchmark Director Amy Tingle, who is also the Personal Development Officer for JCI Sheffield, teamed up with Jane and Anne Padget from Eva Consulting to host an interactive Enneagram workshop in February 2009. Hosted at the new Millennium Copthorne Hotel, the workshop was designed to enable attendees to learn more about themselves and their team using the ancient Enneagram tool.

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Networking Events!

Benchmark Recruit hosted a Personal Development & Networking Event at The Quarter Bar and Restaurant in Sheffield city centre. We joined forces with Jon Colman from Training Providers Red Vanilla to host a Goal Setting session to help attendees prioritise their work and personal life, and realise what they want to achieve in 2008! The session was informal, interactive and

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Benchmark Birthday

Not everyone is able to celebrate their birthday as they’d like, and that was certainly the case for us at Benchmark Recruit as we marked our business birthday on a very busy September 4th! We would like to thank everyone who has helped us along the way from our initial start up to where we are today and for your

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