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Meet the founders: Jenny and Zena

Jenny Rosser and Zena Clark founded Be. Recruitment in June 2018 to deliver affordable, high-touch recruitment services to the social care sector. Zena explains:“We felt that there was a gap in the market for a high-touch recruitment company specialising in community services. “We knew that at the lower end of the the salary scale, a

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Theo Venables
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Meet the team: Theo Venables

Theo Venables brings valuable professional experience working in the social care space in both Australia and the UK, across mental health, disability, and child, youth and family services. “I enjoy supporting people to work in the industry,” he says, “and finding the right people, knowing what type of person it takes to do each specific

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Three things everyone should do before the end of the year

Whether you’re happy with your job or looking for a change, the following three tips will help you wrap up the year well and head into 2022 with confidence. Read on to discover how to stay up-to-date with what’s happening in your sector and start next year ahead of the game. Update your resumé and

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Meet the team Lauren Roobottom
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Meet the team: Lauren Roobottom

One of the key reasons that Be. Recruitment consultants are so capable at recruiting for roles in social care, is that many started their careers working in the industry. Lauren Roobottom is one of our Principal Consultants. Her heart for the social care sector goes back to her early working years in the U.K. where

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Avoid the great resignation with great conversations

As you’ve probably already heard, large numbers of workers (maybe you too?) are expected to quit their jobs in the coming months in what’s been termed ‘the great resignation’. Many have enjoyed working from home and don’t like the idea of returning to the office full-time. Others are just plain tired and are in need

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How to get the best out of your recruitment agency

The more recruitment agencies working on your vacancy, the faster it’s filled, right?  Actually, the opposite is usually true!  According to Louise Archer from Retrained Search, inviting multiple recruiters to try and fill a role (called ‘contingent recruitment’) has an average fill rate of below 25%.  In contrast, fill rates are up around 95–100% for agencies engaged exclusively on a retained basis.  Read on to discover why, and learn how to get the most out of your

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