If you intend to approach a company directly for an employment opportunity, it makes sense to pick one experiencing growth or a period of investment. Keep your eyes on the newspapers, they are full of good stories if you really look. Here are a few from this week:
Peel Ports Group
Port and transportation operator Peel Ports Group is looking to recruit more than 200 staff in the next twelve months in anticipation of further growth at the Port of Liverpool. There will be a range of roles available, including engineers, data analysts and managerial roles.
The Manchester Airport Group
Transport hub Manchester Airport is increasing staff numbers ahead of the summer period with more than 1000 vacancies available in many areas, including some managerial roles.
Property and planning consultancy Rapleys has opened a new Cambridge office. New jobs are expected as the business looks to capitalise on Cambridge’s position as one of the UK’s fastest growing cities.
Petrochemicals company Ineos Industries will be investing in a new energy plant at its Grangemouth refinery in Scotland and a new petrochemicals facility in Hull. The investment is likely to lead to the creation of around 200 new jobs.
Energy firm ScottishPower will be investing around £2 billion in clean energy development across the UK, a deal which is likely to create up to 300 new jobs in the next twelve months.
Law firm Farleys Solicitors, based in Manchester and Lancashire, will be recruiting a number of specialist solicitors for its six offices, with continued growth in its corporate and commercial client portfolio being one of the key factors behind the expansion.
Technology firm Signifyd is creating 150 new jobs in Belfast following its decision to set up a global research and development centre in the city centre.
Aerospace Engineering Solutions Limited
Aerospace Engineering Solutions has extended its operations in Ireland with the opening of an engineering design office in Shannon, with plans for further growth across the country, creating around 20 new jobs over the next three years.
Source: HN Global