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Customer Experience – Putting Employees First

Customer Experience – Putting Employees First

The topic of customer service and customer experience has been coming up in lots of client conversations as well as at networking meetings lately. As my colleague, First Base Director David Tovey, is writing a book on the subject we put our heads together so that we...

Industrial team joined by Nathan Hughes

The week has started well. Nathan, Mags and Andy are ready to take your call and have many temp to perm job roles to fill. They're looking rather bright and bushy tailed ! Call 01453 755330 for more information and a start...

We’re recruiting

We're recruiting for a really switched on person who will hunt down and connect with the right people for us. Magda continues to try all options but she needs...

Five tips that will help you find the best talent

It's a buyers market A client recently described the current recruiting environment  as a 'buyers' market. We understand the sentiment - candiates are no longer desperate for a job, they are discerning about which jobs they will apply for. It’s not easy finding the...

Why should I work for you?

Establishing your Employer Brand By Tricia Hay and David Tovey The ability to attract and retain the best talent in the market is key for any organisation, but never more so than in highly competitive sectors where niche skill sets are in high demand. Right now there...

**Work available**

We are actively recruiting for job roles that we are struggling to fill; finance admin, FLT drivers, reliable packers and warehouse operatives as well as (as always) engineering staff with the following skills: CNC Programmers (milling and turning), Setters and...

Team First Base

    With combined experience of over 40 years in the Engineering and Manufacturing sector our team recruits for many of the leading Engineering and Manufacturing employers in the region and are specialists at finding those hard to find skills. From Warehouse to...

Technical Consultant joins us

  We welcome on board Mr Ian Mayo. Ian recently joined the First Base team as technical recruitment consultant and brings with him a deep understanding of the Engineering sector. With a successful career that included Technical, Purchasing, Operations and General...

CV help and interview advice – free sessions

Join me at our offices in Stroud; 9-10 Rowcroft, Stroud, Glos. GL5 3AZ If you, or anyone you know is looking for a new job, pop in between 11.00am and 2.00pm on a Wednesday for coffee, biscuits and job opportunities! We're a friendly, local, owner managed employment...

Employer Brand in the Social Media Age

Finding the most skilled and talented individuals with the right attitude to help grow our businesses has never been easy. At a time of high employment and high candidate expectations – whether recruiting permanent or temporary staff; it has never been more important...

Forget initiatives, live the philosophy

Does your business suffer from initiative fatigue? I’m really fortunate. I get to work with some great people in great organisations. I frequently get to facilitate off site strategy meetings with senior managers at fabulous locations in the UK and internationally....

The Six Keys To Writing A Fantastic Job Advert

Businesses these days can pick up job candidates through a bewildering number of online channels. Successful job matches have been made through LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and even Tinder (so we’ve been told!) However, there is still no substitute for the traditional...

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