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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

Ryan heads up our Amsterdam division, after launching it in 2015. He has grown an incredibly international workforce (10+ languages spoken) that is genuinely making a huge difference in the tech markets we support. Ryan's team is growing rapidly... If you want to join the team, see the link in our bio! #MeetTheTeam #Amsterdam #OpusAmsterdam #WorkForUs #AmsterdamCareers #Benelux #Dach #EMEA #Europe

At just under 5 years old, our Sydney team have quickly become one of our biggest and is one of the fastest growing tech recruitment companies in Australia! This is testament to the awesome team that has been built who have driven the business forward. #Sydney #Australia #SydneyRecruitment #Tech #Technology #OurTeam #MeetTheTeam #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus

Some of the Bristol team today at Cheltenham Races as part of their Q1 incentive, celebrating all of the Bristol top performers. Have a fab day - well deserved! 🏇🏽🏇🏽🏇🏽🏇🏽#CheltenhamRaces #Cheltenham #Incentive #Races #DayOut #Team #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #reward #IncentiveTrip #Bristol

We are Opus RS, we are growers. Opus Recruitment Solutions was born in 2008, 11 years ago this month! Since then, we have expanded globally, invested into new brands and grown our headcount, all whilst sticking to what we know - recruiting exceptional tech candidates for our growing list of clients. Happy 11th Birthday to Opus RS! 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉#Birthday #Growth #Global #HappyBirthday #NewBranding #Rebrand #Leaders

Some of our wonderful marketing team today at Cheltenham Races, courtesy of our fantastic creative agency - @wearednabristol who we work closely with on a number of projects! Thank-you DNA for the wonderful experience and all you do for us! 🏇🏽🏇🏽🏇🏽 #CheltenhamRaces #Races #Cheltenham #Appreciation #MarketingTeam #Team

Here come the girls 💪🏼 Some of our lovely ladies who made it onto the #Bristol Lunch Club this month! All of our employees have the opportunity to go on Lunch Club, whether it is through achieving targets or being nominated by managers - we reward all hard work! 🎉#LunchClub #TheIvy #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #Incentives #Reward #Rewards #HardWork #HereComeTheGirls

Introducing our fantastic Sydney team! Since launching in 2014, these guys have become our second biggest office, and have achieved an astounding amount. Like what you see? The team are growing rapidly! See current vacancies through the link in our bio! 🙌🏼 #Sydney #Career #CareerShift #Team #OurTeam #MeetTheTeam #CompanyCulture #Culture #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus

Globally, our Energy & Renewables brand are recognised for their expertise in their market. We not only know how to recruit, our team are highly knowledgable in the niche fields that they operate in to best serve our clients and candidates - and we are regularly recognised for doing so! #Recognition #Energy #GreenEnergy #RenewableEnergy #EnergyMarket #Service #Renewables

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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We are thrilled to launch of our new branding for our Energy & Renewables brand, JD Ross. As part of Opus, JD Ross are experts in their field, and always evolving in order to adapt to the market they operate in. Visit http://www.jdrossenergy.com to see the new website and find out how we can help you! ⚡️ #Energy #Recruitment #Recruiting #EnergyRecruitment #EnergyMarket #GreenEnergy #RenewableEnergy #Green

Happy #InternationalWomensDay! Today and always we support the campaign to #BalanceForBetter and create an equal workplace and society. International womens day means different things to different people, but the global focus on equality and celebration is clear. Meet some of Opus’s women from around the globe, today we celebrate them. All of your strength, voice and work ensures we are constantly evolving and challenging the status quo. By working together, we can ensure there are no invisible barriers that by design or default prevent talented women from reaching their true potential. #IWD2019 #IWD #InternationalWomensDay2019 #Women #Balance #Equality #Celebrate #OpusLife #OpusWomen #Team

Whichever of our 7 international offices you are in, we challenge you to find a more hard-working, expert led group of staff. Our expert L&D ensures all of our team are able to go above and beyond to meet the changing needs of our clients, candidates and markets. Go team go! #OpusLife #Team #OurTeam #Sydney #SydneyTeam #Australia

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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Happy 1st Birthday to our fabulous Opus Hong Kong team! In just a year the team has already made a huge impact in the Hong Kong market, and continue to grow and evolve. Great work team! 🎂🎉🌟 #Birthday #FirstBirthday #Team #HongKong #Recruitment #Recruiters #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife #Celebrations #Rec #Growth

We are developers, always changing, adapting and moulding our expertise to meet the needs of the markets we operate in. We are Opus RS, and as the IT, technology and engineering sectors we serve continue to advance, we continue to grow, expand and evolve at a rapid pace 📈 #Recruitment #Recruiters #Developers #Evolution #Evolve #Excel #Adapt

Training up some of our team in First Aid - part of our personal development program to give our employees valuable skills beyond just their job training. We are Distinctly Opus and always looking to upskill and keep learning! #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #FirstAidTraining #FirstAid #Training #PersonalDevelopment #DistinctlyOpus #Courses

Happy 11th Birthday to the OG - Opus RS. Launching in March 2008 with just 4 staff in Bristol, the company has now expanded into 7 locations globally, with over 250 employees and an amazing array of candidates and clients! Here's to the next 11 years... 🎉#HappyBirthday #OpusTurns11 #11Years #Global #OpusRS #WeAreOpusRS #NewBranding #Rebrand #Birthday

Our #QOTD comes from our Marketing Manager, Hatti. We give everyone the scope to grow, evolve and carve their own career path with our bespoke progression pathways! #QuoteOfTheDay #EmployeeQuotes #Testimonials #Team #Teams #Evolve #Explore #Excel #Marketing #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus

We love to look after our staff and ensure they are thanked for all their hard-work. Here are our Manchester team enjoying their Q3 incentive trip to Budapest last year! Learn more about joining team Opus by clicking the link in our bio. We want to hear from you! #Budapest #Incentive #Incentives #Team #Manchester #Buda #TeamIncentive #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife #WorkHardPlayHard #Reward

Great to see our CEO @girl_founder featured in @thetimes today. She talks about her career, Opus and her passion for tech which inspired the launch of tech training course @_nology.io 💁🏼‍♀️💻 #Tech #Press #PR #Technology #Career #Careers #Success

Opus RS, our recruitment division, has undergone a refresh - and we are so happy with the results, including our brand new website! We are celebrators, constantly innovating, looking forward and adapting to stay at the forefront of our industry 💥 #NewBranding #OpusRS #ThisIsOpus #NewBrand #Rebrand #NewWebsite #Celebrate

Meet Opus's trained Fire Marshals - safety first! #FireMarshal #Training #Safe #FireTraining #SafetyFirst

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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Is your business Brexit-proof?

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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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