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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

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

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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This morning our London team hosted a ‘Kids work experience morning’, where they had the chance to experience a morning meeting, some sales training from our L&D team and a chance to practice their skills with a sweet selling competition to our consultants! All money is going to a kids charity. Great work guys! 🍭🍬🍫 #WorkExperience #BringYourKidsToWork #KidsAtWork #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus

Manchester Lunch Club attendees for last months incentive! Always lovely to get out the office and celebrate our top performers 🍽 #LunchClub #Manchester #Team #HardWork #Recruitment #Incentives #Rewards #TeamDayOut

Alex is the Director of Marketing here at Opus, and has made a huge impact since joining us in 2017. When asked what she loves about the company, Alex says "Opus truly is an entrepreneurial organisation: new ideas are encouraged, heard and often implemented, quickly with full backing.". Click the link in our bio to find out more about life at Opus! #Team #MeetTheTeam #OpusLife #Entrepreneurial #WorkForUs #Culture #CompanyCulture

Our teams are not just colleagues, they are friends too. We work hard to create a unique working culture built on collaboration and team-work. This is Opus and we are proud of it! See our global opportunities by clicking the link in our bio. #Team #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #Team #Culture #WorkCulture #Collaboration #Friends #Teams #WorkForUs #JoinUs #GrowWithUs

Congratulations to our Sydney top performers for March who secured their place on Lunch Club! Great work guys! 🥂#OpusSydney #OpusLife #LunchClub #Rewards #Incentive #Team

Opus RS is our Tech and Engineering recruitment division - and they are growing, fast. With expert training, our consultants are leaders in their markets, which is what makes us able to grow at the rate we have. As we grow, we need more great people! Click the link in our bio to explore our current global job opportunities... #JobOpportunity #NewJob #Careers #GrowWithUs #JoinUs #WorkForUs #Career #Growth #Global #Team #JoinTheTeam #OurTeam #Opportunity #NowHiring #Hiring #Recruitment

Our Sydney team has quickly become our second biggest of our 7 global locations after launching in 2015. The team is headed up by Craig. He has fostered a close-knit, supportive culture that is truly unique within the Sydney market. Want to join them? See the link in our bio! #Sydney #SydneyCareers #Recruitment #SydneyJobs #MeetTheTeam #Team #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #GrowWithUs #Global #International #Family

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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It’s not just our values that make the difference: it’s how we bring them to work, and life, every day that really sets us apart. We are Opus and proud, and are committed to always ensuring we are having fun whilst doing it! 🎉🎉🎉 #Fun #CompanyCulture #ThisIsOpus #DoingThisDifferently #Unique #Values #StandOut #Leaders

Huge thanks to @linkedin for hosting their marketing labs last week, where some of our marketing team got to learn from experts about how to optimise the platform to reach audiences. Thanks for having us! #marketing #linkedin #strategy #digitalmarketing

With JD Ross, you have the opportunity to excel. Our industry-leading training means all of our consultants are experts in their fields to deliver superior recruitment solutions to candidates and clients. Want to join our innovative and growing global team? Visit the link in our bio to see our current vacancies 🔥#NowHiring #Careers #Hiring #NewJob #Energy #RenewableEnergy #Renewables #OurTeam #GrowWithUs #JoinUs #Excel #Innovative #Recruitment

Meet Rich, our global head of Learning and Development. He oversees the rolling out of our industry leading training which has allowed our consultants to become experts in their markets - meeting and serving the needs of our clients and candidates to a high standard. You get the best start here at Opus, with unrivalled support! #Training #Learning #Support #OpusLife #MeetTheTeam #Team #OpusTeam #OurTeam #Experts

We don't follow the same path as everyone else, we create our own. We have reinvented the recruitment wheel, listening to our people, clients and candidates to provide a service of excellence, built on relationships and expertise. We are proud of who we are! 💥 #Recruitment #OpusRS #Creators #ReinventTheWheel #Relationships #WorkForUs #GrowWithUs #NowHiring #Recruiting

Supportively Opus! 🤝 Whilst recruitment can be competitive, at Opus we are always quick to reward, support and work together - where our teams are constantly there for each other! Find out more about our culture through the link in our bio... 💥 #Team #ThisIsOpus #Supportive #Reward #HighFive #WellDone #Rewards #CompanyCulture #Work

Happy Friday folks! This is how we are feeling going into the weekend after another busy and successful week! 🎉 #TGIF #Weekend #CheersToTheWeekend #Success #Team #Celebrations #HappyFriday #Friyay

Whatever the sector, whatever the tech challenge, you can be assured we have a track record and unrivalled knowledge of tech talent. We are Opus RS, and are creators of exceptional talent that allows us to meet the needs of our clients and candidates 🙌🏽#Creators #WeAreOpusRS #Recruitment #Recruit #Recruiters #Experts #Leaders #Tech #TechRecruitment #TechTalent

Some of our Bristol team headed to the slopes last week for some Skiing, Apres and a well-deserved break! ⛷⛷⛷⛷#Ski #Apres #Skiing #Slopes

More Power! JD Ross recruit in the energy market, focused on matching exceptional candidates with our market leading clients, so that we can provide the world with more power! See our current live roles at http://www.jdrossenergy.com #Energy #RenewableEnergy #Power #Recruitment #EnergyRecruitment #EnergyMarket

Happy Monday! It's a new week, and we are ready for new challenges and work - all whilst having fun doing it. Let's do this team! 💪#HappyMonday #MondayMorning #MondayMotivation #Team #NewWeek #Refresh #LetsDoThis

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

The Business of People Bl...

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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?

The Business of People Blog Series


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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