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We are very proud to be sponsoring the @RYAYouthSailing Team as they compete in the Topper World Championships in China this week. Good luck to all, we hope you have a great time and bring home lots of medals! @toppersailboats @GJWDirectUK @gbrtopper @topper_racing https://t.co/lPcz464gqx
Still have't found a graduate job? Don't panic! Our Graduate Recruitment Manager, Jennifer Hayes, offers advice on how to get your first grad role. You can read it here: #Graduate #Graduation #GradRoles #JobHunting #Employment #ThisIsOpus https://t.co/tHLRVHApVS
Still have't found a graduate job? Don't panic! Our Graduate Recruitment Manager, Jennifer Hayes, offers advice on how to get your first grad role. You can read it here: #Graduate #Graduation #GradRoles #JobHunting #Employment #ThisIsOpus https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-happens-after-graduation-how-get-your-first-grad-jennifer-hayes/
We are taking part in a Tough Mudder UK on Saturday 18th August in aid of The OPERA Global Youth Foundation Please help us to support this amazing charity by donating here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/opustoughmudder We really appreciate any donations - every penny counts!
What Happens After Graduation? How To Get Your First Grad Role
How to stand out in a competitive job market.Read more
Opus Talent Solutions are proud to announce that we are sponsoring the GB Youth Sailing Team as they compete in the Topper World's. The competition will be taking place in Shezhen, China from the 14th to the 21st August, currently with 264 entries from 20 different countries! Good luck to the GB Team and everyone else involved, we hope you have an amazing time! Click here to see what the team got up to in Weymouth last week: #OpusXGBTopperWorlds #GBTopper #China #ThisIsOpus
Our founder, @darren_ryemill, features in @CityAM to explain the steps we're taking at Opus to close the UK tech skills shortage. You can read it here: #tech #STEM #STEMeducation #Employment https://t.co/Zy0LcjiUdF
Con-graduations to every single person graduating over the next few weeks! Follow this link to our careers site for opportunities: https://careers.opustalentsolutions.com/graduates We have roles available in Bristol, London, Hong Kong and Sydney! #ThisIsOpus #Graduates #graduation #graduate #recruitment
Are you struggling to compete on salary with the large tech companies? Our Director, Sam Jenkinson, discusses some staff attraction strategies in competitive markets in his latest blog: https://t.co/duRZMd0npR #blogging #blog #attraction #ThisIsOpus
Our CEO, Amy Golding, has been included in this years 35 under 35, 'The 'multi-hyphen' millennials to watch', what a fantastic achievement. Read The Telegraph article here!
Manchester based graduate? Our office is expanding and we are looking for ambitious trainees to join us. Assessment Day is next week so get in touch ASAP! firstname.lastname@example.org #ThisIsOpus #Graduates #Manchester
Congratulations to our CEO, Amy Golding, for being listed alongside so many inspirational women on the @MT_editorial 35 Women Under 35 list! What an incredible achievement! #MT35u35 #35under35 https://t.co/lxw75KZXgd
This year, we have been placed on The Sunday Times HSBC International Fast Track 200. This accolade recognises the private companies with the fastest growing international sales. You can read more here: https://t.co/yDQqTvzeu1
Last month, we took our highest achievers to the Silverstone Circuit for a day full of celebration. If you’re interested in working for Opus, visit our careers site here: https://careers.opustalentsolutions.com/ #ThisIsOpus #celebrate #achievement #incentives
Last month, we took our highest achievers to the Silverstone Circuit for a day full of celebration. If you’re interested in working for Opus, visit our careers site in our bio! #ThisIsOpus #celebrate #achievement #incentives
Fear will keep us going; AI, technology and people
Are you concerned about Artificial Intelligence?Read more
How To Compete For Talent Against The Big Tech Companies
Staff attraction strategies in competitive markets.Read more
Gareth Southgate’s Management Strategy
Leadership lessons from the man who united a nation.Read more
Now that the dust has settled on the world cup, our Group Managing Director, Nigel Ramana, discusses the lessons to learn from how Gareth Southgate exceeded the nation's expectations. You can read his blog here: #inspiration #management #strategy #itscominghome #blog
Our Group Managing Director, Nigel Ramana, sums up the most important things to learn from Gareth Southgate's inspirational management. You can read it here: #inspiration #management #strategy #itscominghome #blog https://t.co/vCqHS50PAN
We need your help! 22 of our brave employees will be competing in the South West Tough Mudder on the 18th August in order to raise money for Opera Global Youth Foundation. Please help us to support this amazing charity and reach our £5,000 target by donating here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/opustoughmudder
We hope everyone thoroughly enjoyed their graduations this week. If you’re still looking for a grad scheme, visit our careers site in our bio! Here’s what we get up to in our spare time at our Summer Party! 🎉 #graduate #graduation #ThisIsOpus #graduated #recruitment #talent
Con-graduations to every single person graduating over the next few weeks! Follow the link in our bio to our careers site. We have roles available in Bristol, London, Hong Kong and Sydney! #ThisIsOpus #Graduates #graduation #graduate #recruitment
Amy Golding, our CEO, writes her latest blog discussing whether AI will have the ability to replace human interaction. You can read it here: #artificialintelligence #culture #blogging #humaninteraction #AI #technology https://t.co/PIApEUAVc0
Our very own Alex Crass, Head of Marketing, questions why we still feel the need to categorise and label individuals. You can read it here: #ThisIsOpus #Recruitment #Marketing #Labels https://t.co/XkzmTJBKhA
Here are some more photos from our Summer Conference 2018 last week. If you're interested in a career at Opus, visit our careers site here: https://t.co/PHqx1AjY6W #ThisIsOpus #Graduation #Graduate #Recruitment #jobseekers #jobsearch https://t.co/WZswbLpRms
Opus Summer Conference and Party 2018 Teaser
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?Read more
Why Are We So Stuck On Labels?
We need to bin lazy stereotypes and judge people as individuals.Read more
The skills shortage in tech is getting worse. Confidence in universities delivering the solution is declining, yet the number of jobs unfilled in tech is increasing. Our Founder, @darren_ryemill, discusses a solution in his latest blog: #Technology https://t.co/u4Bi3jQwWq
I’m not sure whether you’ve heard, but it’s coming home! 🌞 here’s a little snippet from the Opus Summer Party 2018. Thank you @kingsweston_house for your stunning venue! #thisisopus #itscominghome #summerparty
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…Read more
Are you looking for candidates that don't exist?
Is your screening process too restrictive?Read more
We are delighted to announce that we have been ranked at number 14 on The Sunday Times International Track 200, placing us amongst high-ranking UK companies with the fastest-growing international sales! This is a huge achievement and we’d just like to say thank you to everyone who has supported Opus over the past 10 years! The link to the league table is in our bio! #ThisIsOpus #TheSundayTimes #achievement #HSBC #inttrack200
Staff Attraction & Retention Tips
Incentives that catch the eye and inspire long-term loyalty.Read more
Congratulations to Cherry Dasig and Stuart Nelson on their well deserved promotions in Sydney last week. Both in the outstanding Infrastructure Team of Heather Bilas! Keep up the great work guys 👏👏👏
6 Inspirational Women in Tech
Trailblazing talent from around the world.Read more
Insight and Experience: Embracing Age Diversity In the Workplace
Ignoring the wisdom of age only narrows your talent pool.Read more
Tech Startup Finance: Who Can You Approach?
If you want to launch a tech company, our rundown of potential investors is a must read.Read more
We consult our clients to help them achieve the best performance out of their employees. Visit our careers site to see our latest job opportunities in Hong Kong. Follow the link in our bio! #HongKong #ThisIsOpus
If you're considering our graduate scheme in Hong Kong, we provide funding, visas and even accommodation to help make that happen. Follow the link in our bio for more information! #Graduates #Uni #ThisIsOpus
Thanks to @bristollifeawards for a fab evening! Congratulations to all winners and nominees 🎉
We're offering our graduate scheme in Hong Kong! If you have ever considered relocating after university, follow the link in our bio for our international graduate scheme opportunities! #HongKong #Graduated #ThisIsOpus #Uni
We are so excited to announce that we have launched in Hong Kong! Keep your eyes peeled for our upcoming job opportunities in Hong Kong, or visit our careers site by following the link in our bio! #ThisIsOpus #HongKong
RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY LAUNCHES GENDER DIVERSITY IN STEM SURVEY
Calling all STEM Professionals! Please participate in our gender diversity survey.Read more
We've constructed a survey to establish an accurate picture of gender diversity in STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths) skillsets and to use this data to inspire positive change. This survey should only take a few moments to complete, and all responses will be kept with the strictest confidentiality. Your participation is greatly appreciated and will go a long way in helping us develop practical solutions to improve diversity. Follow the link in our bio! #STEM #Diversity #Survey #ThisIsOpus
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.Read more
Why I'm training my employees as life coaches
Darren Ryemill explains how he's safeguardi...Read more
Diversity - why it's time to think outside the (tick) box
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.Read more
Time to start thinking younger
It's National Apprenticeships week, which h...Read more
The highs and lows of awards season
The BAFTA's, Brits - awards season is upon ...Read more
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?Read more
Employee Value Propositions: What does yours say about your business?
A Brief Guide to Employee Value Propositions.Read more
In defence of the gig economy
In a time of daily negative headlines about wor...Read more
Talent Lifecycles: Why You Need to Nurture The Whole Journey
How to build a long-term talent strategy.Read more
What's your life score? (And why should employers care about this hippy stuff?)
When it comes to business, we're al...
Why today it's #TimetoTalk
Lucky people - there's an extra blog this w...Read more
Is your business Brexit-proof?
Like most people, I often find the cons...
PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT: DEALING WITH BAD APPLES
A brief guide to turning troublesome talent around.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
THE BUSINESS OF PEOPLE
“If you love someone, set them free”
January is a month...Read more
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?Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
What is talent branding?
Branding is a critical process in any business. It not only allows you to differentiate yourse...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
Diversity in the workplace why should we bother?
Diversity. It’s a topic that’s rife with discussion and seemingly no solid answer....Read more
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 ...Read more