In The Spotlight…

In The Spotlight this time is Penny. Get to know Penny and what she gets up to at Jarvis Johnson and in her spare time…. What’s Your Job Title? Recruitment Consultant How Long Have You Worked At Jarvis Johnson? Around 3 years, but not consecutively. I keep coming back! What Does Your Daily Role Involve?

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Top 5 Red Flags When Reviewing CV’s

So you’ve advertised a role and the CV’s have started to flood in.  Before you start scrutinising them to see how they match up to the role requirements, a quick scan of the following areas can help you avoid potential mismatches….  Here’s our 5 Top Red Flags to look for when reviewing CV’s If you

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Jarvis Johnson Comes Of Age!

Jarvis Johnson is 18 Years old!  Much has changed since Jarvis Johnson was incorporated on 1st April 1999. On this auspicious birthday Leanne Sowerby of Virtual Marketing Room  talked to Lisa Johnson, Managing Director about some of the milestones over a glass of fizz and a slice of birthday cake! What made you decide to

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NPD and Process Development Skills Shortage

Are you an NPD professional? Then you have sought-after skills! Several Food Manufacturers are telling us they are really struggling at the moment to secure highly experienced Food Industry professionals with a track record in Process or Product Development – both at Technologist and at Manager level. We have certainly seen an influx of NPD

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How To Attract & Recruit The Best Technical Talent For Your Food Manufacturing Business

Do you struggle to recruit the right calibre of candidates when you have a Technical vacancy within your Food Manufacturing business? The Food Manufacturing industry is a very competitive arena for recruiting Technical professionals, particularly Technical Managers, so if your company wants to attract the best or if you struggle to get candidates to “say

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10 Tips On Becoming A ‘Go To’ Candidate For Food Manufacturing Industry Recruitment Agencies

As we are all well aware, Recruitment Agencies have a poor reputation for communicating with their candidates….period! Jarvis Johnson try to communicate regularly with our registered candidates about potential opportunities in the Food Manufacturing Industry. Once a candidate has been put forward for a role, we endeavour to give prompt feedback, BUT like many agencies we

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Fancy A Career In Australia As A Technical Manager?

It’s no secret that many Brits are swapping the often cold and gloomy UK for the sunnier skies of Australia. Maybe it’s the thought of spending Christmas barbequing on the beach or it could be the more laid back lifestyle that floats your boat, either way Australia is ‘the’ country of choice for the British

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Interim Specifications Technologists In Demand!

In the last couple of years, we have noticed a significant increase in demand for Interim Specifications Technologists/ Writers. Whether Food manufacturers have a dedicated spec writing team in-house or not, at peak times (eg in preparation for product launches), bringing an experienced Interim in can help take the burden off the Technical team. Most

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