Nothing like a glowing client testimonial to beat the January blues! - Wednesday 27th Jan 2016

 

 

Adriana our Chard branch Team leader and winner of One Step Recruitments Top Consultant of 2015 award, was welcomed to work this cold Wednesday morning by an email from one of our new clients we supplied staff for over the festive period.

It read;Adriana was very helpful in helping us with temporary staff at very short notice to assist us with our Christmas rush. 

We had not used a temporary agency staff before and were slightly nervous about their quality of work, how they would fit in, etc. Adriana provided us with very helpful, pleasant temporary staff who worked well within the teams we put them with.

Adriana helped us through all the paperwork in a very pleasant cheerful manner. 

She made a very stressful situation very easy.  She was very understanding of our initial misgivings and proved us completely wrong!

Nothing can take the smile off Adrianas face today! Much deserved and well done gorgeous lady!

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A very good morning indeed! - Thursday 21st Jan 2016

 

 

Back in November we proudly announced One Step Recruitment is working in partnership with Inspired to Achieve (a subsidiary of Yarlington Housing Group), to support Yarlington residents into employment.

Deanna our Yeovil consultant who’s been involved in the project with the rest of the fantastic Inspired to Achieve team, have now made the Western Gazette news this morning!

The article includes the  achievements and success the program has had on the residents including one now in full time employment who hasn’t worked since 2004!

Well done and congratulations to everyone involved in the program!

It doesn’t stop there!

This morning Our Operations Manager, Chris had a great morning at Heathfield School Business Breakfast.

Saving Somerset’s dwindling swift population and refurbishment of the school toilet facilities were the topics of discussion – as well as networking with like-minded business people – a morning very well spent.  And the bacon sandwiches were apparently amazing too!

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Congratulations to our first Temp of the Month winner of 2016! - Friday 15th Jan 2016

It was with great pleasure to surprise Mandy Kay as One Step Recruitments first Temp of the Month for 2016!

Adriana went to Mandy’s work this morning with the famous Temp of the Month certificate, wine and box of chocolates as a massive thank you from the One Step team for all her constant hard work.

Mandy has done several roles for us over the course of the past year, both long term and short term, and always goes the extra mile for the Client she is working for.

In the words of our Chard Consultant Sam “what a woman!!” 

Congratulations Mandy, enjoy your wine and chocolates!

Love the One Step team. 

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First video of 2016 live on Monday 11th! - Friday 08th Jan 2016

Hello all and welcome to 2016!

We know January is a popular time for folk wanting to shake things up and try out a new job or take those first steps towards your desired career…

So to help you all out, check out One Steps “Awkward Interview Questions: Answered” short video on our website, YouTube and Facebook page live from Monday 11th January!

 2015 was the first year we created our fun homemade videos to help you in the working world, from interview etiquette to what to wear for catering roles.

We are not just a Recruitment agency, we want to provide you with all the tools and tips you will need to get where you wanna be!

Check out One Step Recruitment YouTube to view them all!  -Even if you want to just have a good ol’ giggle at our attempts at acting! :-D

Love, the One Step team! 

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Thanks for a great 2015!! - Thursday 31st Dec 2015

 



What a year 2015 has been!

First of all a massive thank you to our Clients and candidates we work with!

As I sit down and write about this year, I realise it is impossible to include everything from 2015, but here are a few highlights!

We expanded to our third branch in Somerset! We opened our 3rd branch in the heart of Yeovil, allowing us to grow as a team. We now have Dee, Bradley, Yasmin, Charlotte, Samantha, Emma, Sally, Ellie, Diana and Matt – These guys have already become invaluable to the company and big personalities who make our company such an enjoyable one to work for!

Our Social Media has grown! We now have Pinterest page, YouTube Channel, Facebook and twitter, all proving successful in outlining what service we provide and offering advise to the working world! (thanks for interacting with us!!) J

Stef, Adriana and James have gained much deserved promotions and now run their respective departments! Massive well done all of you!

Now, then there are the awards! –Competing with hundreds of other agencies, we were finalists for Best Agency under 100 employees, Best Corporate and Social Responsibility Practitioner and Most Inspirational Manager!  All whilst maintaining our IRP Advocate status, Gangmasters license, Healthy workplace award and Workplace wellbeing charter!  

2016 holds a few exciting items in the pipeline to make our candidates and Clients experience with us easier in every way, from working on our website to planning the next successful Careers fair, and a few other projects we shall just have to bite our tongue about for now!! ;-)

We hope 2016 brings you happiness, health and wealth!

Love One Step 

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With Christmas just around the corner, here are a few Christmas facts you have not heard of before! - Tuesday 22nd Dec 2015

 

2,340,000 mph is the speed at which Santa's sleigh would need to travel if he were to reach every home in the world on Christmas Eve.

 

At Christmas, Judge Tom DuBois of Tennessee strikes a deal with minor offenders. He lets them off provided they show up in court and sing a Christmas carol

 

Originally, the first line to Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" was "I'm sitting by a pool in Beverly Hills dreaming of a White Christmas." - A friend suggested dropping the reference to Beverly Hills, and the song went on to become the most commercially successful song ever!

 

Christmas was once illegal in England. In 1643 the Puritans outlawed all Christmas celebrations, banned the keeping of Christmas trees, and criminalized the singing of Christmas carols. 

 

Have a great Christmas everyone, love the One Step team! 

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Best of luck to Dan and Sami! - Monday 14th Dec 2015

 

As our Monday morning starts in the offices (after a very fun Christmas party on Friday an evening full of food, drink and fun.) We find ourselves two valued members of the team down as they begin their new adventures elsewhere!

Dan and Sami the office will be a lot quieter without you both, and you’ll be sorely missed!

Good luck both of you in your new roles!

Love the One Step Family!

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IRP Awards this week! - Monday 07th Dec 2015

Yet again One Step Recruitment is proud to attend the IRP Awards in London this Wednesday (9th December) to see if we have won the IRP Award for Best Corporate and Social Responsibility Practitioner!

It’s a fantastic evening event in Westminster, London. Our Operations Manager Chris Kimmins and our Taunton Industrial Team Leader Stefani Witney are glamming up and heading to the big city to represent One Step and hopefully bring home the award!

Good luck guys and have fun! #itsgreattobe!

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One Step Chard's Christmas Tree! - Friday 04th Dec 2015

We are well and truly in the festive spirit this week, all the trees are up in our three branches!

Sally from the Chard branch made a time lapse video to share the festive spirit!

It's Chrrrrrrrrrrrrriiiistmas!! :)

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