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:
Technically Compatible, a Sunderland-based recruitment technology company, has secured a £500k investment from the North East Venture Fund, allowing it to double in size. The firm is planning to create 10 new jobs.
Egress Software Technologies
Cyber security specialist Egress Software Technologies is moving to bigger offices in Sheffield. 30 new jobs will be created as a result of the move.
Paragon, a Manchester-based independent building and project consultancy, has opened a new office in Bristol city centre. The firm is planning to recruit further staff next year.
First Response Group
Leeds-headquartered security and facilities firm First Response Group has acquired Aberdeen-based counterpart Apardian. The deal is part of First Response’s expansion plans and new jobs are expected.
Hull-based digital agency Strawberry has announced it is opening a new base in Manchester. The firm is looking for local talent to join the new business, with jobs including digital designers, account managers and developers.
Opal, an IT company based in Newcastle, has increased revenues by £1.2m over the last six months after securing a number of lucrative contracts. The firm is currently recruiting.
West Yorkshire-based digital marketing agency Vizulate Digital is planning further business growth after a successful year. The firm intends to hire additional staff next year.
UK rocket developer Skyrora has signed a five-year lease on new, larger offices in Edinburgh. New jobs are expected as the firm continues to expand.
Source: HN Global