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Passionate about people in the workplace

A totally different ball game

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Talent strategy

Dance to a different tune

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Attraction

Because life's different now

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Recruitment

Marching to a different drum

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Performance management

Do things differently

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Retention

A different way of looking at it

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Succession planning

The future will be different

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Passionate about people in the workplace

Nothing excites us more than the right people, in the right place, doing the right thing. And with recruitment at the heart of our business, including niche brands specialising in specific sectors, we’re well-practised in making that happen. But there’s much more to us. A strategic talent solutions company with a difference, our people are expert, dedicated and excited about delivering solutions across every stage of the talent lifecycle. So much so, they’ve won awards doing it for our clients.

On a different level

End-to-end talent lifecycle solutions, delivered globally. Told you we were different. Our industry leading clients trust us to deliver truly tailored, bespoke solutions, whatever the sector. And with complete talent management solutions, we do it all, everywhere. But there is no one size fits all approach.

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Virgin Fast Track 100 logo
Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for logo
LinkedIn Most Socially Engaged logo
GR Industry Awards 2017 logo
Recruiter Awards for Excellence 2015 logo
Recruiter Awards 2017 logo
Recruiter Fast 50 logo
Business Leader Awards 2015 logo
Recruiter Hot 100 logo
Recruitment International Top 250 logo
Recruiter Awards Investing in Talent 2015 logo
Institute of Directors logo
The West Women of the Year 2018 Award logo
Recruitment International Award logo
Financial Times fastest growing 1000 logo
The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 2018 logo
IoD logo
35 Women Under 35 logo
The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 2019 logo

Awards

Award-winning is one thing. If that means we do everything well and to the best of our wide-ranging capability, that’s the main thing. So, yes, we’re competitive and, of course, we’re driven. But we don’t set out to win awards. We set out to deliver solutions.

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Blog, news and social

We are always looking at ways in which we can reward our employees. Back in Feb some of our Bristol team were taken for a wine tasting session - Cheers Gals! 🥂🥂🥂 . . . . #WineTasting #Rewards #Rewarding #Incentives #TeamTrip #TeamDayOut #TeamIncentive #Bristol #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #Cheers #HereComeTheGirls

We are passionately Opus... passionate about our own people, about our clients and our candidates. We may be global, but we are a family and always work together to ensure excellence 💥💥💥#Passion #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife #Team #Passionate #Family #CompanyCulture #TheBest #WorkForUs

Shoutout to some of our fantastic London teams who represented Opus at the #RecruiterAwards2019 where we were thrilled to be shortlisted for best International Recruitment Agency and best Large Recruitment Agency! Congratulations to the winning companies 🌟. . . . . . . #Recruitment #RecruiterAwards #Recruiter #Awards #London #Team #Represent #Global #Shortlisted #OpusLife #TeamOpus

We are constantly welcoming new faces into the business, where our global teams are growing rapidly. Meet some of the latest generation of recruitment consultants in our London team across our Opus RS and JD Ross Energy brands. They have now completed their training, ready to represent our growing list of candidates and clients. . . . . . #Recruitment #Recruiting #NowRecruiting #Careers #NowHiring #CareerGrowth #Career #NewFaces #Team #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #London #OurTeam

We are boldly Opus. Why be like everyone else when you can stand out for the crowd and lead the way? This is down to our team who are all aligned to our vision of 'doing things differently'. Want to join us in doing things differently? Link in bio! . . . . #Careers #Recruitment #RecruitmentTeam #Recruiting #NewJob #NewCareer #Career

Colleagues, friends - it's all the same! We foster a collaborative, friendly and fun company culture that not only allows our employees to reach their professional goals, but personal ones too. Join one of our global teams and you too can reap the rewards. Link in bio to apply! . . . . #Fun #Friendly #CompanyCulture #WorkCulture #Culture #Collaborative #Team #TeamOpus #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife

Lunch Club Fridays 🥂 Our wonderful top performers and employees of the month from our London and Bristol offices have been celebrating their fantastic work! Congratulations everyone 🙌🏼 #LunchClub #Team #HardWork #Rewards #Recruitment #Incentives

This sunnier weather is getting us very excited for our upcoming mid-year Summer Party! Our teams will be joining us in our Bristol HQ for a festival themed day full of fun and celebration following a great start to the year... 🌞 🌞 🌞 🌞 . . . . #SummerParty #WorkParty #HardWork #Celebrations #Celebrate #Summer #FestivalSeason #OpusFest #Festival #Party

We create more opportunity at JD Ross, linking exceptional candidates with innovative clients within the wind, energy and renewable sector. With this industry growing at a rapid rate, we are at the forefront of talent to enable businesses to meet their growing needs. Visit www.jdrossenergy.com to see how we can meet your needs! . . . . #Energy #RenewableEnergy #EnergyRecruitment #Renewables #WindEnergy #Opportunities #Careers #Vacancies #JobOpportunity

Our Hawaii qualifiers had a fantastic time in Honolulu last week! 🌺 Congratulations to all who made it onto the trip and thank you for your continuous hard work. Where will our super trip be next year...? #Hawaii #Supertrip #honolulu #Incentive #Topperformers

Happy Monday and Bank Holiday to our UK team, candidates and clients. May it be restful and relaxing, ready for another hard-working week! . . . . #BankHoliday #ThreeDayWeekend #BankHols #Rest #Relax #CompanyCulture #OurTeam #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #Laughing #Laughs

Tash heads up our operations and finance team, and has been integral to the businesses success since joining in 2009. She oversees a range of teams, which are all crucial to the smooth running of our recruitment teams. "Opus is the most driven, passionate and hardworking company I have ever come across.". #MeetTheTeam #TeamOpus #OpusLIfe #ThisIsOpus #Team #CompanyCulture

You know you're in the right team when you are smiling throughout the whole day, and work doesn't feel like work! This is the culture we are all about, and have ensured it is present across all our global teams! 🙂🙂🙂 #Smile #Smiling #Work #Fun #Team #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife #AlwaysSmiling #Wellbeing #EmployeeWellbeing

At Opus, we are unsatisfied with being complacent. As a result, we are constantly evolving, growing and developing so that we can stay the industry leading talent solutions company we set out to be. We have come along way since our launch in 2008, and are only just getting started... . . . . #CompanyCulture #GrowWithUs #WorkForUs #OurTeam #Evolution #Growth #Global #Development #BusinessGrowth #GoingGlobal #International

Meet our wonderful Business Operations team (+ Lou!) who went for a spot of bowling this week after a great start to the year. Whilst our recruitment consultants are often the face of our business, the support of our non-sales staff is second to none, and crucial to our success! . . . . #Bowling #TeamNight #Rewards #HardWork #OurTeam #ATeam #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #Team #WorkNight #WorkTrip #Champioms

JD Ross: Data analytics transforming the energy and utility market

As part of Opus Talent Solutions, JD Ross Energy are a specialist Energy and Renewables recruitment brand with experts recruiting across 4 international locations. In this blog they explore how the data analytics industry is transforming the energy and utility market.

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JD Ross: A regional push towards green energy in Southeast Asia

Part of Opus Talent Solutions, JD Ross energy recruits in the energy and renewables market. Renewable energy is predicted to be an essential part of the future energy mix and meeting the rising energy demands in Southeast Asia. This blog sees them exploring the rise of wind energy in Southeast Asia.

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We are constantly striving for excellence, right down to our staff training. We have devised a brand new Personal Development Programme which gives employees the chance to learn new skills both professionally and personally. Check out our careers site to learn more about working at Opus... . . . . #Careers #Recruitment #NowRecruiting #NewJob #Training #Learning #Rec2Rec #LearningAndDevelopment #PersonalJourney #Growth #WorkForUs #JoinUs #GrowWithUs #NowHiring #NewJobs #Career #Recruiting #Consulting #Happy #WorkCulture #CompanyCulture

Our global locations are well thought out to ensure that we are operating in the growing number of global tech hubs. We are built on relationships, where meeting the clients and candidates we work with is important. Want to join us? Our global teams are hiring rapidly! Click the link in our bio to see our current vacancies 🌈 #Global #Hiring #NowHiring #WorkForUs #GrowWithUs #NewJob #Recruitment #Career #NewRole #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus

The Easter bunny paid our Bristol office a visit this morning! Our kind consultants chose to donate and we made a delivery this afternoon to the Bristol children’s hospice ♥️ #Easter #EasterBunny #Charity #Donation #Chocolate #EasterEgg

How mobile development has evolved and the opportunities ahead

Mobile app development is becoming an increasingly larger part of our business in New York, it is a market that is rapidly evolving and changing how we use our mobiles to how we go about life itself. In this blog we look into the opportunities these developments will bring.

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Our approach to recruitment - why a partnership is the way forward

Bristol Team Leader Haydn talks about why we have changed our approach to recruitment from traditional methods to a partnership between candidates and clients.

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We are more #intrepid, always striving to evolve and provide the best energy recruitment solutions for our candidates and clients. We are JD Ross Energy. See our new website to see our live roles and capabilities... http://www.jdrossenergy.com #Energy #Recruitment #Innovation #Innovate #EnergyMarket #RenewableEnergy #GreenEnergy #Green #JDRossEnergy #Intrepid

How clients are shifting from wanting tech experience over degrees

One of our recruitment consultants discusses how his clients now are favouring practical experience in tech over a relevant degree background. Read on to learn why.

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Why effective recruitment strategies are about retaining talent as much as attracting it

The traditional model for recruitment companies may have been to tick the box but not anymore. Companies that are looking to attract and recruit the best talent need to have the correct strategy in place in order to retain employees.

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How Close is the UK to Full Automation?

Automation is now becoming a prominent topic within the tech and business landscape. Hear our thoughts on the topic and how it might affect our industries.

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The Millennial Dream: The Truth About Becoming A CEO

Our CEO, Amy Golding, gives an honest and open account of her journey to becoming CEO - the highs and the lows.

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JD Ross: The transformation of the energy market with IoT

How can the Internet of Things transform the energy market? Our JD Ross team look at how it could have the capability to enhance business performance.

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JD Ross: How the increased wind development in Australia is creating challenges for regional power networks

Our JD Ross team look into the challenges created by increased wind development in Australia. Have a read to hear their expert opinion.

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JD Ross: Defining Today's Smart City

Our Energy Recruitment brand JD Ross look into the smart city of today, and how various tech devices can enhance the cities performance, transport, environment and infrastructure.

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How the UK can overcome the tech talent shortage

Hear our Bristol Director Tom Ponting's thoughts on ways in which the UK can help overcome the growing shortage for tech talent.

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How new energy tech startups in 2019 can influence the future energy market

Find out the latest trends in how energy tech start-ups may be able to exert influence over the future of the energy market.

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Do Androids Dream of Robotic Recruitment?

The tech revolution is growing rapidly, with many fearing AI will take over a range of jobs. We look into how AI could actually help in the recruitment sector and should be embraced.

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“Breaking Bad habits, creating success”

We look at the habits formed of some of our International Directors, and those which have been essential to our sustained growth.

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Are you Handcuffed to your Desk? The Challenges of Moving Jobs as a Successful Contract Recruiter

Hear why moving across to tech recruitment can be far easier than you might think, and incredibly lucrative too.

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Opus Manchester One Year On

Manchester Director Richard Thexton reflects on Opus Manchester's first year, what they have done to do things differently and their future plans.

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The importance of staff motivation

Keeping staff motivated is about more than just financial rewards. Learn Alex Meahs advice on keeping your team happy.

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Why the future of L&D is like a Wedding

Hot tips on creating a successful and sustainable L&D program for training employees.

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The business of people

The changing face of recruitment - are you in or out?

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How To Overcome Mental Health in a High Pressure Job

How an Opus employee has dealt with mental health whilst working in recruitment. Her real-life tips and motivational words.

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How to Attract and Retain Young Talent

Hot tips for catching the eye and proving yourself to young candidates.

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The CV: Society’s Biggest Blocker?

Is a list of qualifications and previous jobs really the best way to judge talent?

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Why we need to talk about diversity

Let's talk about why diversity is important across the entire talent lifecycle, not in the final appointment.

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Why AI will never replace HR

Will AI ever take over the 'human' elements within HR?

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What Happens After Graduation? How To Get Your First Grad Role

How to stand out in a competitive job market.

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Fear will keep us going; AI, technology and people

Are you concerned about Artificial Intelligence?

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How To Compete For Talent Against The Big Tech Companies

Staff attraction strategies in competitive markets.

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Gareth Southgate’s Management Strategy

Leadership lessons from the man who united a nation.

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We Must Teach Our Students to be Fluent in The Language of Tech

We're on a mission to close the current UK tech skills shortage. Do you want to become a part of our _nology movement?

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Why Are We So Stuck On Labels?

We need to bin lazy stereotypes and judge people as individuals.

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BOSSES TALK A GOOD GAME ON TALENT -- THEY NEED TO BACK UP THEIR WORDS

"People are this company's most important asset", says every CEO that's ever lived. Do they actually mean this or is it just a politically correct nicety that they say…

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Are you looking for candidates that don't exist?

Is your screening process too restrictive?

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Staff Attraction & Retention Tips

Incentives that catch the eye and inspire long-term loyalty.

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6 Inspirational Women in Tech

Trailblazing talent from around the world.

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Insight and Experience: Embracing Age Diversity In the Workplace

Ignoring the wisdom of age only narrows your talent pool.

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Tech Startup Finance: Who Can You Approach?

If you want to launch a tech company, our rundown of potential investors is a must read.

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RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY LAUNCHES GENDER DIVERSITY IN STEM SURVEY

Calling all STEM Professionals! Please participate in our gender diversity survey.

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Gender Diversity in STEM

In partnership with the Women's Tech Hub, we've launched a survey to explore gender diversity issues within STEM skillsets. Participate here.

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Why I'm training my employees as life coaches

The Business of People Blog Series

Darren Ryemill explains how he's safeguardi...

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Diversity - why it's time to think outside the (tick) box

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ARE YOUR JOB ADS SEXIST?

If you’re serious about building a diverse team, it’s imperative to avoid unconscious gender bias in recruitment drives.

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Time to start thinking younger

The Business of People Blog Series

It's National Apprenticeships week, which h...

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The highs and lows of awards season

The Business of People Blog Series

The BAFTA's, Brits - awards season is upon ...

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WHERE ARE ALL THE WOMEN IN WESTERN TECH?

The gender imbalance in western tech simply doesn’t exist in other parts of the world. How can we shake up the status quo?

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Employee Value Propositions: What does yours say about your business?

A Brief Guide to Employee Value Propositions.

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In defence of the gig economy

The Business of People Blog Series

In a time of daily negative headlines about wor...

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Talent Lifecycles: Why You Need to Nurture The Whole Journey

How to build a long-term talent strategy.

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What's your life score? (And why should employers care about this hippy stuff?)

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When it comes to business, we're al...

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Why today it's #TimetoTalk

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Lucky people - there's an extra blog this w...

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Is your business Brexit-proof?

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Like most people, I often find the cons...

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PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT: DEALING WITH BAD APPLES

A brief guide to turning troublesome talent around.

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Sir Alex Ferguson’s Talent Strategy: How to Build a Successful Team

Fergie oversaw the most prolonged period of success in English football history. Here's what you can learn from his recruitment strategy.

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PASSING THE BATON: WHY YOU NEED A SUCCESSION PLAN

It pays to be proactive about promotion rather than reactive to people leaving. Here's why you need a succession strategy.

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THE BUSINESS OF PEOPLE

“If you love someone, set them free”

January is a month...

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The Gig Economy in 2018: Can temporary work play a role in your Talent Strategy?

Much debate surrounds gig work, but can a flexible model work for you?

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Exit Interview Guidelines for Improved Staff Retention

Having a clear exit interview policy is key to business success, identifying issues that turn talented staff away. Here's how to ask the right questions.

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Rules of Attraction: The Changing Face of Company Benefits

From additional paid leave to full-on festivals, how can you attract top talent? Here's a rundown of company benefits packages to consider.

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What is talent branding?

Branding is a critical process in any business. It not only allows you to differentiate yourse...

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Generation Z: Do we need to change our recruiting strategies?

Born between 1994 and 2010, Generation Z are soon to be the new batch of talented employees re...

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Placement or Graduate Student heres how to find a job

It's about this time of year when students all over the country start thinking about their...

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Diversity in the workplace why should we bother?

Diversity. It’s a topic that’s rife with discussion and seemingly no solid answer....

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Why an employer rebrand doesn't have to be like a bad sequel!

Employer branding and its importance is everywhere and when it goes through a re-brand it can ...

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