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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

Across all divisions of the business, we are energetically Opus. Always restless to evolve and grow! As a result, our progression pathways are bespoke and tailored so that everyone can grow in the direction that suits their goals and ambitions. Learn more about our progression by clicking the link in our bio! #Progression #Energetic #EnergeticallyOpus #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #Goals #WorkForUs #Careers #CareerOpportunity #JobOpportunity #Jobs #Vacancy

Happy Friday! Another week of hard work done. We reward bravery, loyalty and kindness, and ensure that everyone gets out what they put in. Hope everyone has a fabulous weekend!🥂 #TGIF #HappyFriday #Weekend #Cheers #CheersToTheWeekend #HardWork #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife #Sydney #Careers #Career #WorkForUs #JoinUs #GrowWithUs

The talent team feeling the love today in the Opus Bristol HQ! Happy Valentines to all our staff, clients and candidates 💚 #ValentinesDay #OfficeLove #Sweet #HappyValentines #Galentines #Love

Work hard, play harder! Some of our Bristol team doing something a little different for lunch club, visiting a local wakeboarding park for a bit of water action! Whilst our work is serious, we always like to have fun whilst doing it, with employee wellbeing being a top priority! #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #Wakeboarding #Wakeboard #WorkHardPlayHard #Bristol #Team #Fun #LunchClub #Wellbeing

We are keen to support our staff in whatever progression pathway suits them. We give our consultants a real sense of autonomy and empowerment to drive success, supported by our award winning learning and development. Want to join our team? We are recruiting in roles across all of our global locations - click the link in our bio to learn more. #Supportive #Progression #Autonomy #Learning&Development #Global #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife #Recruitment #WorkForUs #JoinUs #GrowWithUs #Careers #Career #CareerOpportunity #JobOpportunity

Meet Lewis, the newest regional Director of Opus Talent Solutions, heading up the New York region. He is particularly passionate about recruiting in the Tech and Energy sectors in the USA, which covers our two recruitment brands Opus Recruitment Solutions and JD Ross Energy. Welcome to the team Lewis! 🎉 #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #MeetTheTeam #TeamOpus #NewYork #NewYorkTeam #Director

Lunch club last Friday with our London teams top performers for January 🥂 #LunchClub #Incentive #Rewards #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #Team #London

When your Marketing team are so in sync they even dress the same 💁‍♀️ #blacktopbluejeans #insync #team #marketing

Passionate about people in the workplace, whether it is our own, our clients or our candidates. Through our talent solutions offering we are ensuring that more people are passionate about people in the workplace too! #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #Talent #Passionate #PassionatelyOpus #EmployerBranding #Passion #Fun

#Throwback to being awarded 14th place on the UK's fastest growing international companies list - The HSBC International Track 200. Since going global in 2015 we have already grown rapidly and show no signs of slowing! See the link in our bio to explore all of our exciting global opportunities! #IntTrack200 #Global #GoingGlobal #Growth #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife #Grow #GrowWithUs #JoinUs #WorkForUs #International #GloballyOpus #Awards #Winners

Meet Jack, the Managing Director of JD Ross, Opus's Energy and Renewables recruitment brand... "I Founded JD Ross Energy and have been busily growing the business and getting grey hair! Today I am overseeing growth in our London, New York, Sydney & Amsterdam offices. Opus is constantly changing in a positive way, keeping us fresh by constantly improving." #Energy #Renewables #MeetTheTeam #Growth #Team #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife #Global #Recruitment #WorkWithUs

Our Sydney Contracts team celebrating winning team of the year at the 2018 awards ceremony 🏆🏆! Having launched in 2014, the team have very quickly become one of the most successful and fast growing in the entire business. They are growing rapidly too, so if you want to join the team, please visit the link in our bio to see our exciting opportunities! #Sydney #TeamOfTheYear #Celebrations #OpusSydney #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife #Team #JoinUs #WorkForUs #SydneyTeam

Today marks Chinese New Year and the beginning of the year of the pig for all of our Hong Kong team, their candidates and clients. We hope this year brings prosperity, wealth and good fortune! Happy Chinese New Year! 🏮🎉 #ChineseNewYear #YearOfThePig #HappyChineseNewYear #CNY #Celebrations

We have carved out an incredibly unique company culture, and are proud of it. From our close-knit relationships, to our award winning learning & development, we have a unique environment that fosters collaboration, fun and hard work! Want to join us? See the link in our bio for our current global vacancies! #Vacancies #GlobalOpportunities #Culture #CompanyCulture #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #L&D #Training #Family #Inclusive #Collaboration

Meet Rory, our Regional Director of Opus Recruitment Solutions London... "I joined Opus in the Summer of 2016 and its fair to say I have found everything I was looking for - autonomy, high standards & genuine learning opportunities." #ThisIsOpus #Recruitment #OpusRecruitment #Team #MeetTheTeam #London #OpusLondon #OpusLife #CompanyCulture

Breaking boundaries, reinventing the industry and being Boldly Opus is exactly what we are about. We refuse to sit back, and so are constantly evolving to be at the forefront of talent solutions, whether it is with a new international location, or a new Learning & Development programme, we listen and we adapt. #Bold #Evolve #ForwardThinking #Leaders #BoldlyOpus #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife #BreakingBoundaries #Recruitment #

Giving our new starters a bit of motivational reading on their first day, signed by our APAC MD, Craig! Want to join our Sydney team? Click the link in our bio to see our current opportunities... #SydneyJobs #Jobs #SydneyCareers #Careers #Career #WorkForUs #JoinUs #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #Sydney #Australia #GrowWithUs #Recruitment #Motivation #Motivational

Some of our Manchester team went on a trip to Budapest as part of their Q3 incentive. Congratulations to Hannah, Sam, Kelly and Jake who all got a place! Lots of fun had at the famous spa, the ruin bars and exploring the city! #Budapest #Incentive #Incentives #Team #Manchester #TeamTrip #TeamIncentive #Buda

Meet Rich, our regional Director of Opus Recruitment Solutions Manchester..."I have over 8 years of experience in technical recruitment across multiple UK markets, and have built the Manchester office scratch. Opus is a rapidly growing, entrepreneurial and innovative company, always looking to set new records and raise the bar. To sum up my northern roots - I once won the highly coveted 'Bonniest baby in Bolton' competition in 1988!"

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

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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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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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We’re not only active in your marketplace or sector, we’re in your area. So we not only have local presence, we have local knowledge too. Get in touch to find out what else makes us different – and how we can make a difference to your talent lifecycle.

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