Social recruiting November/December 2022

Fundraising, donating, sponsoring, replanting and employing – you have certainly been busy since the last Recruiter

Better Connect helps people in Yorkshire into the job market

Yorkshire-based non-profit firm Better Connect has celebrated the success of its Action Towards Inclusion (ATI) project at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate. ATI is a partnership between Better Connect and 30 organisations across the voluntary and community sector, helping people across Yorkshire secure employment.

The Better Connect Team (l-r): Joe McKenzie, Hannah Prole, Natasha Babar-Evans, Christine Brass and Alex Kelley

Greenbean helps Smart Works Newcastle support women

Recruitment process outsourcing specialist greenbean has launched donation stations for Smart Works Newcastle, to help the North-East charity make a real difference for women attending interviews. The new donation stations are based in the reception areas of NEON and Q11 at Quorum Park in Longbenton.


Amba helps save the forest in Madagascar

Workplace technology provider Amba pledges £25k towards a new reforestation programme – The Lumina Forest Project – in Madagascar to plant 30,000 trees and support the local community with stable jobs and healthcare benefits. Alongside its own investment, the company is encouraging its clients and partners to join in and maximise the impact The Lumina Forest Project can have.


SR2 takes on the Jurassic Coast

In October, socially responsible recruitment firm SR2 sent a few of its team to the stunning Dorset coastline to run a combined distance of 220km, battling 40mph winds and steep inclines. Huge congratulations to Nath, Marius, Gina, Mike, Steve, Liv, Elliot, and Caitlin and Char (l-r pictured), all who raised just under £2k for the Thames Valley Air Ambulance. SR2 was also the sponsor for charity partner Young Bristol at the National Association of Boys & Girls Clubs Awards. Co-founders Alicia Teagle and Nathaniel Smith were honoured to present the Young Person of the Year Award to an inspiring young lady who had overcome many challenges in her life. In its fifth year, SR2’s total charity donation figure now exceeds an incredible £200k.

Frontline scores with Community Partnership

Careers specialist Frontline Recruitment, with offices across the East Midlands, has signed a landmark partnership deal with one of the biggest amateur football leagues in the UK. The deal is Frontline’s biggest-ever Community Partnership.