This week’s appointments include: Adapt Rec2Rec, BIE Executive, Eden Scott, Norman Broadbent Group, Visibility, Volcanic, Woodrow Mercer Finance, Workforce Recruitment

• North Manchester-based rec-to-rec Adapt Rec2Rec has appointed Dawn Parkinson as director, focusing on industrial, commercial, hospitality & catering appointments nationally.

• Interim management specialist BIE Executive welcomes Janet Musgrave as director within its HR practice.

• Scottish recruiter Eden Scott welcomes Lyn Smith as senior consultant and Stephen McDonald as senior technical consultant. New joiners also include Laura Smyth as consultant in the firm’s utilities division, who is supported by trainee consultant trainee consultant Rachael King.

• Talent acquisition & advisory services provider Norman Broadbent Group has appointed Dr Paul Aldrich as managing director, financial services within its executive search practice.

• International recruitment specialist Staffgroup, part of Cordant Group, has appointed Saman Tabrizi as its new managing director. Tabrizi assumes his new position after spending over four years leading the organisation’s German division in Berlin.

As part of his remit, he will oversee both of Staffgroup’s companies, Eurostaff and Earthstaff, in London, Berlin and Hamburg. The firm adds Tabrizi will lead Staffgroup’s plans for expansion as it looks to launch offices across at least five more European countries over the next 12 months.

• Applicant tracking and training management software Visibility Software has appointed Melissa Goolsby as client success manager.

Matt Gallivan moves from data aggregation company Innovantage to recruitment technology provider Volcanic as account director.

Woodrow Mercer Finance, a joint venture between FDYL, a Yorkshire-based financial consultancy and recruitment specialist, and Birmingham-based recruiter Woodrow Mercer, has appointed David Clark as an associate director within its Leeds office.

Clark joins from global recruiter Michael Page, where he was a business manager in its interim finance division in West Yorkshire, recruiting across all industry sectors.

In his new role with Woodrow Mercer Finance, Clark will continue to act as an interim specialist for senior finance appointments at qualified level across Yorkshire, working with partner James Roach, primarily focusing on recruiting for financial controllers, finance directors and project-related specialists.

• Redditch recruiter Workforce Recruitment has appointed locals Jacob Beard and Codie Walker as apprentices to help shape the firm’s social and digital media presence, marketing materials and branch network.

Recruiters in demand as firms rush to hire

Recruiters are in high demand by UK recruitment businesses, perhaps at a 20-plus year high, a leading rec-to-rec practitioner has told a webinar audience.

20 April 2021

Recruiters don’t have confidence in government CBIL loan scheme

Recruiters lack confidence in the government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBIL) due to continuing prohibitive criteria and lack of response.

Financials 27 April 2020

Recruitment veterans urge recruiters not to panic

Veteran agency bosses of the great recession have urged recruiters not to panic and resist laying off consultants due to the coronavirus outbreak.

23 March 2020

Start-up of the Month: Douglas John Recruitment

With an increasing number of recruiters recognising the benefits of flexible working, Lorraine Douglas has launched Douglas John Recruitment, a rec-to-rec agency with a difference.

New to Market 12 March 2020