Working together – The Recruitment Geeks and Growth Partners
This month we hear from Brian Rossiter of The Recruitment Geeks, who have been members for over 4 years.
The employment marketplace has changed dramatically post 2020 and one of the biggest challenges is in helping smaller and medium size employers to compete for the talent that they need. We had been looking for collaboration opportunities with a range of specialist service suppliers, such as trainers, benefits providers and consultants, who could work with us to help our clients improve their image to potential workers; helping them to become an employer of choice. The difficulty we were having, was in bringing all these services together into a unified solution.
We met Sally Stacey of Growth Partners, online during a Your Partnerships Big One event and had a brief chat in a breakout room, where the synergy between their service and our aspirations was clear immediately. This led onto a one2one call.
We agreed to work in partnership with Growth Partners and are rolling out our own version of their service, where we can provide all the benefits of SMART-E (cost and time savings for employers, meaningful team benefits which bring improved employee engagement and morale boosts) while also promoting the other services we can provide within the employer portal. This means that SME organisations can find and access specialist services that can help them overcome many of the challenges they face in one place.
It has helped us to accelerate our own organisational plans and has allowed us to launch an entirely new brand that will operate separately from The Recruitment Geeks, bringing a range of services that can help small and medium businesses. These services range from providing high quality business documentation or writing of bids and tenders, through to specialist services, such as Cyber Essentials and marketing strategy consulting. This new brand will help SME organisations to punch above their weight either when accessing new clients or attracting skilled staff and reflects our passion for small business and the expertise and innovation that SME businesses brings to the market.