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:
Recipe box company Gousto is planning to more than double its workforce by creating 700 new jobs over the next three years. 300 of these will be based at its headquarters in London and will include analytics, software engineering, data science and user experience positions.
MetaCompliance, a cybersecurity firm based in London, is creating 70 new jobs in Derry in a £4.5m investment.
Sellick Partnership, a professional services recruiter based in London, has reported a 16% year-on-year increase in turnover. The firm is looking to open multiple new offices across the South of England in the coming eighteen months, with new jobs expected.
Accountancy firm Baldwins Group has acquired Gardners Chartered Accountants, growing its staff headcount to over 3,000. New jobs are expected as the firm continues to expand.
Michael Jones & Company
Worthing-based real estate firm Michael Jones & Company is moving most of its operations to its head office in Worthing in a bid to centralise its activities. New jobs are expected.
NetPay, a financial tech firm based in Hampshire, is creating more than thirty jobs after winning new contracts. The new positions will include project managers, software developers, IT systems engineers, account managers and business development roles.
Northern Ireland-based IT service provider Nitec has opened a new office in Coleraine. New jobs are expected at the firm as it continues to expand.
Castle Square Corporate Finance
Castle Square Corporate Finance, a specialist corporate finance advisory firm based in Sheffield, has opened a new office in Leeds. New jobs are expected.