A good week for lady Dee! - Thursday 28th Jul 2016

Earlier this week a candidate brought in thank you chocolates for Dee's help landing her a job AND this week is also Dees one year anniversary at One Step WOOP WOOP

Dee ( our Yeovil Industrial Consultant) has been a huge part of our Yeovil offices success and built a fantastic relationship with Yarlington Housing Group to support the residents into employment.

That’s our gal! 

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a HOT week at One Step - Friday 22nd Jul 2016

It's safe to say this week has been a scorcher in the One Step offices with temperatures rising to 30 degrees! Our Commercial Manager James took the opportunity to get his legs AND his sunnies out for the occasion, completing the look with his hi-vis fire marshal vest.

Remember - Safety First.


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Make your recruitment budget go further with our Annual Somerset Skills and Careers Fair 2016. - Thursday 21st Jul 2016

We are well known for successfully sourcing high quality, local candidates to fill your vacancies.

Now, we would like to introduce you to the One Step Foundation and an event which can work in addition to traditional recruitment.

The One Step Foundation is best known for the annual Somerset Skills & Careers Fair, which takes place this year on Wednesday 12th October.  Over 3,100 people from across the county attended the Somerset Skills & Careers Fair last year, making this the largest of its type in the south west.  This year we are aiming to increase numbers further and we’re including a dedicated recruitment feature for adult job seekers.

The One Step Careers Fair offers exhibitors a whole day to showcase courses, apprenticeships and vacancies to thousands all under one roof (and promises to be informative yet fun for visitors)

Below is a few of our booked exhibitors so far this year. Over 75% of our space has sold, however plenty of time if you want to get involved!  

  • Armed forces – Army, Navy, Marines
  • Beauty – Avon, Forever Living, Hair & Beauty Academy South West
  • Colleges – Bridgwater, Somerset, Huish, Yeovil, Cornwall College Group, Exeter, Kings, Sexeys, Strode, The SPACE, Weston
  • Universities – Bournemouth, Exeter College (Oxford), Plymouth, What Uni
  • Care – Brunel Care, Musgrove Park Academy
  • Gap year specialists – Challenges Worldwide, Frontier, Outposts, Project Trust, Camp America
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Training companies – L&F Training, Prospects, Somerset Skills & Learning, Somerset You Can Do, Support Services for Education, Train4All, Acacia
  • Professions – EDF, Laing O’Rourke, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Milsted Langdon, Old Mill Accountants, Royal Society of Chemistry, UK Hydrographic Office, 1610
  • Thera South West (supporting adults with learning disabilities)
  • Young Enterprise – supporting business and enterprise in schools


For further information and to download a booking form visit www.onestepfoundation.co.uk or email info@onestepfoundation.co.uk.

 We hope to see you soon! 

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Congratulations to Shaun Larcombe our proud winner of July's Team player of the Month award! - Monday 18th Jul 2016


Adriana and our Chard office have been working closely with Shaun for a few weeks and placed him in a temporary contract with our family run, local client.

Our client says they are beyond impressed with Shaun. He's a delight to work with and a strong team player, exactly what they were looking for - So much so, they are going to offer Shaun a permanent contract and Shaun is over the moon!

Well done chap, you’ve made us all at One Step really proud and it's been a pleasure to help you get your dream job. 

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It's official - We're delighted to announce that Miss Adriana Brito-Brito has been promoted to Branch Manager - Monday 11th Jul 2016


We are delighted to announce that Miss Adriana Brito-Brito has been promoted to Branch Manager, she has been carrying out the role around a year and now its official!

Adriana joined us nearly 4 years ago part time working in the Chard office in the days when Steve Eagle ran the branch alone. Now Miss Brito- Brito has developed into a brilliant consultant, a strong and motivated leader who has built the branch with great support from Sally Light, Sam Scriven and more recently Sam King -guiding the team to “Branch of the year” as a result.  

Well done Girl, we are all very proud of you. 

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MORE Birthday Fever! - Friday 01st Jul 2016

A large happy birthday to James 'Tuckshop' Tuckett and Deanna 'Dee' Hughes this week! Dee was lucky enough to go on Holidays today to spend her special day away, while James got spoilt by all in the Taunton branch!

Birthday wishes to them both!

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Double celebration in the One Step house! - Wednesday 22nd Jun 2016


Angie our Payroll Manager has been with One Step for 2 years today! Ms Hartland is constantly diligent, determined and devoted with the added skill of making our colleagues jaw drop with how fast (and accurate) she is with her calculator- Trust me it's a sight to be seen if you haven't witnessed it yet! 

Today is also our new Chard branch Receptionists Samantha’s Birthday WOOP WOOP

Bring on the Birthday cake!


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One Step Foundation- Inspiring the workforce of tomorrow #inspiresomerset - Monday 20th Jun 2016


The Somerset Skills & Careers Fair is now the most sizeable + interactive of its type in the South West. 2016 will be the fourth year of this event, attracting over 3,000 students, 1,000 adult job seekers and 100 exhibitors.

Last year Sue Williams at Richard Huish College said following the event  “One of my students has been offered an interview to discuss work experience as a result of attending the careers fair! Great opportunity to network.”

Free to attend, come and join the fun! #inspiresomerset 


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