Rewarding and recognising excellence in recruitment

The REC's Institute of Recruitment Professionals Awards (IRPs) celebrate professional excellence and the inspirational work carried out by the recruitment industry’s brightest and best stars. An IRP Award is the most prestigious recognition an individual or company can receive in the recruitment industry. This year, I am pleased to announce I have been shortlisted for the category of ‘Business Leader of the Year’.

IRP Awards

The IRPs recognise and honour the achievements and best practice of both individual recruiters and recruitment businesses as a whole. The IRPs are unique in raising awareness for the industry's positive role models whose exceptional works and candidate and client care sets the bar for all recruitment professional and business to aspire to. The IRP Awards are the only recruitment sector awards hosted and awarded by REC to recognise the very best individuals and companies within recruitment. Recognising achievement across all levels and different disciplines, the awards are a true reflection of the UK’s recruitment talent (REC Awards 2013).

 

 

 

What does HRS do?

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS) is committed to providing highly compliant and specialist recruitment solutions in the areas of Science, Technology and Engineering. We aim to build long term partnerships with our clients and candidates whilst promoting the image of professional recruitment. Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. Moreover, we are not just passionate about being known as a recruitment consultancy, but being actively involved the science industry.

How are we different to other recruitment companies?

We recognise that each of the specialists skill sets that we support can be very intricate and can differ from one to another. This is why our highly professional and knowledgeable team of consultants have either come from industry or academia thus making us a collaboration of scientists supporting science!

What our candidates mean to us

Here at HRS, we treat all our candidates as individuals. We always do our best to get to know each candidate throughout the recruitment process. No matter how many times a candidate has previously engaged with HRS, it is important to us that they feel like we have their best intentions at heart. There are many recruitment agencies out there but HRS makes every effort to ensure all candidates are represented as accurately and professionally as possible, presenting roles above expectations and offering advice on both CV presentation and interview preparations.

What does it mean to be shortlisted for an REC/IRP award?

Being shortlisted and winning an award can have a significant impact on your career and company. It can enhance your profile by positioning you ahead of your competitors and benchmarking your techniques as an industry leader. I am honoured to be short listed for this award and being recognised for my commitment and dedication towards my company is certainly a great motivator. This will continue to encourage my determination to further exceed expectations.

 

 

The 2013 IRP Awards is taking place 3rd December at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square and will be hosted by the Newsnight presenter, Jeremy Vine.

Congratulations to everyone who has been shortlisted for an IRP Award. I wish you all the best of luck and look forward to celebrating with you at the awards ceremony next month!

The WISE Awards 2013 is a fantastic opportunity to recognise the successes of women in STEM, and this year there has been a record number of nominations across the ten categories. 

 

The WISE Awards 2013 will be held on the evening of 14 November, in the inspirational setting of the Science Museum itself. The winners will be announced and presented with their awards by WISE’s Royal Patron, HRH The Princess Royal.

The WISE Campaign promotes female talent in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, and is passionate about connecting young people with role models, promoting networking events, and providing unconscious bias training and consultancy across the UK.

The WISE Awards developed from the previous “Women of Outstanding Achievement Award”, which began in 2006. Currently in its second year running, the WISE Awards 2013 is set to be the biggest celebration yet, with around 400 guests from a diverse range of STEM backgrounds in academia, business and media set to attend.

In addition, this year the Media Award has been introduced to the 2013 WISE Awards. This award aims to celebrate the dedicated outreach of science communicators across a breadth of modern topics, alongside the Girl Award, for girls and young women who have demonstrated an exceptional potential within STEM in both their studies and their personal interests.

 

Why are we supporting this event?

HRS  is a specialist recruitment company dedicated to the Science, Technology and Engineering sectors. Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. We aim to provide a service to areas of actual need which have an impact on us all. In doing so we have a clear focus of further promoting and supporting the Science & Life Science sector whilst helping to retain key talent across the industry.

Every day we are engaging with and providing career options to some of the world’s best talent, covering a broad range of skills. We treat each candidate as an individual to ensure that the role they are being considered for is right both for their career ambitions and for the specific business’ needs.

Ricky Martin, Managing Director of HRS, is extremley passionate about HRS being known not just as a recruitment consultancy but a real part of the Science industry. Key events such as the WISE Awards, provide excellent opportunities to share knowledge and ideas with many likeminded companies, organisations and individuals in both the business and academic world.

For the Wise Award Categories & 2013 Shortlist click here.

Congratulations to everyone who has been nominated for a WISE award this year, we wish you all the best of luck. We look forward to celebrating with you at this this fantastic event next month.

 

 

The 2013 IRP Awards will take place 3rd December at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square and will be hosted by the Newsnight presenter, Jeremy Vine.

 

Why are we all wearing jeans today?

Jeans for Genes Day is an annual fundraising event that takes place to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by genetic disorders. AND to show our support for this fantastic cause, we are all wearing our jeans today!

What are genetic disorders?

Genetic disorders are caused by an alteration in DNA. This may mean that either a gene or several genes are missing, repeated or in the wrong order. Altered genes can affect a child's senses, movement, ability to learn or appearance.

Did you know? Individually, genetic disorders are rare but together they affect 1 in 25 children born in the UK - that's more than 30,000 babies each year. Their associated health problems mean that genetic disorders are the biggest cause of death of children aged 14 years and under.

For more information about genetic disorders please visit www.jeansforgenes.org.

 

 

 

Hyper Recruitment Solutions, (HRS), is dedicated to placing professionals into new career roles who can really make a difference in the areas of Science, Technology and Engineering and change things for the better. We are passionate about being known not just as a recruitment consultancy, but a real part of the Science industry. Therefore, in line with our company vision and values, we are proud to support scientific research and charities that help to assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. 

 

 I will be taking part in the Alzheimer’s Society Epping Forest Memory Walk on Sunday 15 September 2013.

Dementia is an issue close to the hearts of many of us here at HRS. Dementia can be extremely difficult to live with and sadly, it also has an affect on close friends and family. This Sunday I will be heading through the leafy paths of the beautiful Essex Woodland and taking part in the Alzheimer’s Society Epping Forest Memory Walk.

Memory Walk in partnership with Bupa Care Homes is a series of fundraising walking events taking place across England, Wales and Northern Ireland every September, all raising money to provide vital support to people living with dementia and help our research to find a cure for the future.

The term 'dementia' describes a set of symptoms that include loss of memory, mood changes, and problems with communication and reasoning. There are many types of dementia. The most common are Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. Dementia is progressive, which means the symptoms will gradually get worse.

Every September, people bring their friends an family along to an amazing fundraising event - Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk. Some people walk to be amongst others who truly understand. Others walk to remember loved ones. All walk with one goal: fighting dementia www.memorywalk.org.uk.

For every walker who takes part in the Bupa Memory Mile, Bupa Care Homes will donate £2.50 to Alzheimer’s Society. Memory Walk 2012 raised over £1.4million for the first time ever, hopefully this year that record will be beaten!

HRS  is a specialist recruitment company dedicated to the Science, Technology and Engineering sectors. We are passionate and committed to supporting scientific research that helps to assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. This is our key vision and supporting key charities such as Alzheimer’s in any way we can is something we will always strive to do.

 

 

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