When we initially found out about the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), like many businesses we were apprehensive. As a Recruitment company we hold a lot of personal data, so we knew that a thorough audit was required. We’ve always taken candidate and client confidentiality seriously and CVs have only ever been sent with express
Held annually in September, the Speciality & Fine Food Fair showcases speciality food and drink products from across the world. The Jarvis Johnson team travelled down to London to find out what the latest trends were, what the future holds for the Industry, to meet new and existing contacts and of course to sample a
The Jarvis Johnson Team joined in with the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning last week and master bakers Liz, Lynn and Kirsty got their bake on and created some very beautiful but calorific cakes for us to sell to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. We managed to raise £214 in total…thanks to everyone that donated!
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
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?
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
We are as busy as ever placing Interim Managers. The reasons clients need interim support usually follow a common thread; often they need interim support whilst they recruit, they may have a project or specific piece of work to complete to a deadline or perhaps they have sickness / absence to cover. However, in the
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
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
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