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New Starter

DKM welcome Magda Lehmann to our team, Magda has 4 years experience in the recruitment industry and has joined us to fulfil a role in our Industrial team. She will be responsible for sourcing candidates and working with our clients across the warehouse, manufacturing, food and process sectors. Having already had 4 new recruits join […]

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FREE CSCS Course

DKM Recruitment will be holding a FREE CSCS training course and test at our office in Newcastle city centre. It is mandatory that you have a CSCS card/certificate to work on any construction site. The course will run from 19th-30th October, Monday – Friday. To qualify for this course you must be aged 19+, been a UK […]

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New Starter

We have recently recruited a new Senior Consultant, Abdul Bangura. Abdul joins DKM with 8 years recruitment experience with some of the region’s leading consultancies. He is a specialist in recruiting for positons within the engineering and automotive sectors. Director Dale Pearce quotes “Abdul has joined us with a successful background in the engineering sector, […]

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Apprenticeship Success

Our new Apprenticeship scheme is now in full flow and Kyle Pearce has successfully completed his second month with DKM and is already well on his way with his Business & Admin NVQ Level 3 course work. Operations Director Dale Pearce says “ Kyle has settled into the business really well, and his personality is […]

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New Starter – Apprentice

We have further expanded our team at DKM Recruitment with the appointment of our first apprentice, Kyle. Kyle will be assisting in the day to day running of the office while training with Management in Techincal & Industrial recruitment to further his skills, with a long term view of becoming a Consultant. This is an […]

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Preferred Agency to UK Contractors

DKM have signed a preferred agreement to supply all contract management and trades staff onto UK wide design and build projects on behalf of a major national construction contractor for the next 12 months. We will shortly be advertising through our website, social media and national job boards including REED, Total Jobs, CV Library and […]

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New Starter

DKM have recently recruited Joanna Henderson as Training Coordinator. Joanna’s role will be working in our training department booking and managing our vast array of candidates whilst assigning them onto suitable training courses dependant on their skills, experience and disciplines. This is part of our best practice offering our clients a better qualified person onto […]

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Free Training Course

One of our construction clients has recently won a major contract in the North East. As a result of this they are looking for Labourers to start the project in July. Labourers are required to have CSCS card and also Manual Handling, Working at Heights and Face Fit Certs. Due to the high demand for […]

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New Starter

We have expanded our team at DKM with the appointment of Sonia Brabon. Sonia’s background is in Administration, sales and recruitment and she has initially joined the team to support the recruitment team with payroll, administration and resourcing candidates for our clients. This is excellent news for our business as we continue to grow and […]

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Second Food Bank Collection

We are now collecting tins, treats, toiletries and other non-perishable foods for another donation to Newcastle East foodbank. Our last donation totalled 108 meals (not including all the extra toiletries!) which helped many individuals and families in crisis over Christmas. Crisis is: benefit cuts/delays, delayed wages, low income, sickness, debt, homelessness and many other things. […]

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Food Bank Donation

Last month, DKM done a collection for Newcastle food bank. Our collection consisted of food, toiletries and treats which were all used for emergency supplies for individuals and families in crisis around Christmas. Our donation equated to 108 meals! Crisis means: benefit cuts, benefit delays, delayed wages, homelessness, low income, debt, unemployment, domestic violence and sickness, among other things. All food bank clients have been given a voucher from a professional body.

A big thank you to everyone who donated!

Recruitment Resourcer

DKM Recruitment are seeking a recruitment Resourcer / Administrator to join the team, initially on a temporary basis however this will lead to a permanent role for the right candidate. Ideally you will come from a recruitment background or similar sales type industry and be familiar with administration and database type roles. The right candidate […]

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DKM First Tier Agency

DKM this week signed up to become a first tier agency staff supplier to an international engineering company based in Newcastle. They have an outstanding worldwide reputation, carrying out and completing major oil & gas projects in many global locations including the Middle East, Africa and South America to name a few. This will involve […]

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DKM seeking Recruitment Consultants

Permanent Recruitment Consultants. Top salary and package, negotiable dependant on background skills and experience. Best bonus scheme in the industry with possible future share options. We are currently seeking Recruitment Consultants within the permanent placement arena. We are interested in speaking with established Consultants who have a proven background within the recruitment industry and can […]

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Confidence Boost

Employers are optimistic about the year ahead with four out of ten predicting their organisation will fare better in 2014 than in 2013 and a further two in ten saying they expect things to remain the same this year. Asked about their hiring intentions, 65% said they planned to take on more permanent employees and […]

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Trendy Office

According to a new survey by a FMCG recruiter, New Chapter, how an office looks plays a big part in attracting and retaining staff. The research focused on three areas: fun activities in the office, such as chill out rooms and games tables, dress code at work and finally the televised screening of sporting or […]

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ON TOPIC: UK Workforce

Pensions minister, Steve Webb says that UK firms must increasingly “embrace our ageing population and the wealth of skills and experience older workers bring to business” This news arrived just days before TV chef, Jamie Oliver publically criticised the UK workforce, particularly younger workers for being “wet behind the ears”. Oliver claimed that European Immigrants […]

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Optimism Over UK Jobs Market

A raft of data released this week further suggests that the UK jobs market is picking up as the economy recovers, with manufacturing, construction and property showing particular strength. The latest Reed Job Index for August, showed a 16% increase in job opportunities year-on-year. Construction and property lead the way with a 67% rise year-on-year. […]

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One In Five UK Workers

According to HSBC’s The Future of Retirement report, one in five workers in the UK expect they will never be able to afford to retire fully. Despite the Auto-Enrolment for pensions slowly being integrated into the workplace, many workers will not adequately prepare for retirement. Many existing retirees acknowledge they will have to return to […]

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Economic Recovery

The services sector grew at the fastest pace for 16 years in the third quarter of the year, fuelling hopes that the overall economy is on a sustainable path to recovery. There were similarly encouraging reports from the manufacturing and construction industries. Combined with strong performance from other sectors, economists suggested growth for the period […]

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REC Report

The REC and KPMG report on jobs was published on the 8th November providing the most up to date, comprehensive guide to the UK labour market. Here is a summary of the findings: There were increases in both permanent placements and temporary billings in the month of October. Although easing since September, the rates of […]

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Flexible Working

From 1 April 2014, the right to request flexible working will extend to all employees, not just those that have children under the age of 17 or responsibilities as a carer. But what issues will this raise for employers? For example, what if all employees do not want to work on a Friday? Would the […]

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Interview Bluffers

Interview bluffers are candidates who turn up to interview with all the boxes ticked, charisma, experience, confidence, success. However, behind the façade, they just can’t deliver what they promised. So how do you avoid the pit falls of hiring these people? Two words: Hire differently. Here are a few handy tips to demonstrate how… 1.)    […]

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Company Boost

A study has found that a good-looking boss can boost company performance.According to the research carried out by economists, good-looking Chief Executives get paid more, deliver better stock returns and can improve share performance by public appearances.Controversial Yahoo! CEO, Marissa Mayer scored 8.45 out of ten on a facial attractiveness index, putting her in the […]

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UK Jobs Market

The latest report from the recruitment industry body, Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has shown further evidence of a recovery in the UK jobs market. The report for December shows the strongest rise in permanent placements since March 2010 and temp billings increased at their fastest rate in over 15 years.The REC’s head of policy […]

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NE Payrises

According to the latest Barclays Employers Survey, more than 50 per cent of North East businesses will increase wages in 2014. Tony Walsh, Barclays co-head of corporate banking UK and Ireland, said “After an extended period of wage freezes, which have been tough for employees, it’s good to see that so many North East employers […]

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Current Vacancies

Industrial Cleaners – London

We are seeking a number of Industrial Cleaners for a contract based in a variety of locations throughout London, the job role will include water jetting, cleaning windows and polishing floors using a variety of cleaning materials. This contract will run past Christmas, ideally you will have previous Industrial Cleaning experience and you must hold a valid […]

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