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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Because life's different now

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Marching to a different drum

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Performance management

Do things differently

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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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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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Our award-winning learning and development programme will support you every step of the way throughout your career, from entry level to management and beyond. Follow the link in our bio for more information! #ThisIsOpus #Graduates #Graduate #Uni #University #Student

Our uncapped commission structure gives you the potential to earn six-figure salaries within your first year. Our long-standing partnership with HSBC provides you with the best financial planning support, including access to our bespoke mortgage savings fund. Follow the link in our bio for more information! #ThisIsOpus #Uni #Graduates #Graduate #University #Student

We are thrilled to announce our CEO, Amy Golding, has been shortlisted for The West Woman of The Year Award 2018. This award celebrates a century of women's suffrage in Britain, recognising the women in the west who continue to champion gender equality a hundred years on. Please show your support and follow the link in our bio to vote for Amy! #ThisIsOpus #GenderEquality #WomenintheWest #Women #Suffrage #Award

It's more important than ever before to build diversity into your team. #ThisIsOpus #Diversity

We're only happy if our employees are happy so we offer an unrivalled wellbeing programme with free use of our exclusive Tuscan villa retreat, in-house life coaching and our on-site gyms, personal training sessions and boot camp classes. Follow the link in our bio for more information! #ThisIsOpus #Graduates #Uni #University #Graduate

We're only happy if our employees are happy so we offer an unrivalled wellbeing programme with free use of our exclusive Tuscan villa retreat, in-house life coaching and our on-site gyms, personal training sessions and boot camp classes. Follow the link in our bio for more information! #ThisIsOpus #Graduates #Graduate #Uni #University

Our award-winning learning and development programme will support you every step of the way throughout your career, from entry level to management and beyond. Follow the link in our bio! #ThisIsOpus #Graduates #Uni #University

Our Founder, Darren Ryemill, shares his views on what a 'diverse business' really means. Follow the link in our bio to read! 📖#ThisIsOpus

We provide national and international relocation opportunities. We support you emotionally and financially by organising and paying for your visa, ensuring it’s an exciting and smooth transition. Find out more about our international graduate scheme in our bio! #ThisIsOpus

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

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Following the success of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, there has been a huge #PressForProgress over the past year. At Opus, we want to encourage continuity in the change of actions and mindsets. What changes would you like to see and how will you be celebrating women's achievements and progress? #IWD2018 #PressForProgress #ThisIsOpus

It's International Women's Day and what better opportunity to celebrate the global momentum that international movements have inspired. According to the World Economic Forum's 2017 Global Gender Gap Report, gender parity is over 200 years away. Although we have reached the centenary of the first women in the UK securing the right to vote, the fight for pure gender equality is not over. Today we celebrate the movements, but the battle has only just begun. #PressForProgress #IWD2018 #ThisIsOpus


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

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Recent research has found that by having a diverse workforce, companies are more likely to have higher financial returns. #ThisIsOpus #Diversity

Time to start thinking younger

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

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Opus Talent Solutions will be at The Forge this March with The Homegrown Collective Supper Club, Women's Tech Hub Bristol and Street 2 Boardroom who will be gathering business leaders from around the city for a feast of food, music and conversation to inspire collaborative action on increasing diversity in Bristol's board rooms and work places. #diversity #collaboration #bristol #hgcbristol #spring #supperclub #ThisIsOpus

Happy 10th Birthday Opus! We've grown from strength-to-strength over the past ten years, simply, because we are passionate about people in the workplace. But all this would mean nothing, and wouldn't have happened, without you. Thank you for being part of our success! 🎂🎉 And thank you @rachaelskitchen for the delicious cupcakes!! #ThisIsOpus #10thbirthday #TenToday #celebrate #opustalentsolutions

What a great evening last night at the West England Cyber Security Meet-Up at the Engine Shed, Bristol. A huge thank you to Steve Williams, Jamie & Thomas from CyberSmart and our very own Alex Crass for their hugely insightful talks. Some great information was shared and really looking forward to helping Tim Moran, Simon Minton and Lisa Forte growing the Cyber community in the West of England. Look out for the next event which will be announced soon! #ThisIsOpus

Workforces are changing and the industries who are ignoring this are at risk of starving themselves of talent. #ThisIsOpus #Diversity

The highs and lows of awards season

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

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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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Organisations are starting to see the return on having a diverse workforce. #ThisIsOpus #Diversity

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

A Brief Guide to Employee Value Propositions.

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Now hiring recruitment consultants for our HQ in Bristol! Email or follow the link in our bio for more details. 🙌 #ThisIsOpus #Bristol #BristolJobs #recruit #recruitmentconsultant #nowhiring

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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Is your business Brexit-proof?

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

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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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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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“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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