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:
Authenticate Information Systems
Harrogate-based foodtech company Authenticate Information Systems has secured £2.3m in funding. The firm will use the investment to double the size of its software and data research teams, creating 10 new jobs.
TOPdesk, a software provider based in the Netherlands, has announced it is investing up to £2.3m in its Manchester base by moving to new premises. The new office has space for an additional 40 staff, with new jobs expected.
Sunderland-based independent children’s clothing retailer Designer Childrenswear has opened a new office in the city. 12 new jobs will be created as a result of the expansion, including digital marketing, content creation and e-commerce roles.
Key Skills Education
Key Skills Education, a London-based education recruitment agency, has secured a £70,000 funding line. The firm intends to recruit additional staff as a result of the investment.
Cardiff-based video production company Vox Pictures has received funding from Film Cymru which will allow it to hire additional staff in Wales.
The Liverpool Echo is creating at least six jobs as part of a new digital project focusing on Liverpool Football Club. The newspaper is currently recruiting and is looking for a video editor, content editor, features editor, staff writers and multimedia producers.
Electek Solutions, a renewable energy consultancy based in County Durham, has moved to bigger offices. The firm has already hired three new staff with new jobs expected.
Insolvency and business recovery specialist Begbies Traynor is looking for advisers to join its team in Coventry. The company has recently moved to new premises in the city.
Source: HN Global