The lion tamer, the football agent and the recruitment firm
20th July 2016
No this isn’t a modernised version of the C.S. Lewis classic, but David Leen discusses the similarities between football agents and recruitment consultants.
Job titles – should they matter?
27th June 2016
David Leen, Grovelands Director, takes a look at what is in a job title? Do we get consumed by what job title we have rather than just getting on with the actual job itself.
How Grovelands helps our clients in the fight against Financial Crime
1st June 2016
Explore our advice on reducing risk of financial crime in your business, understand what the FCA hopes to achieve this year and how they intent to do this.
Collaborisation – you heard it here first
26th May 2016
The new vogue idea of Collaborative Hiring is about a team of individuals generally at different levels running the rule over a candidate. David Leen discusses the different approaches to collaborative hiring, and the benefits of doing so.
Sorry is the hardest word to say…
18th May 2016
I’ve been reading and watching developments around Sebastian Coe with a horrible sinking feeling. I can’t emphasise what a hero he was to me when I was growing up. The rivalry with Steve Ovett (Boo! Hiss!), how he glided effortlessly across the track, the world records that tumbled, the gold medals, I could go on. […]
Grovelands’ Management Development Programme: A Crate Day Out
3rd May 2016
At the beginning of the year we rolled out a new Management Development programme. This programme was designed to equip our Recruitment Consultants with the skills we see as crucial to becoming a successful Managing Consultant at Grovelands. The training course runs for 16 weeks, and covers a range of skills including performance management, coaching, […]
New Grovelands Graduate Insights Report
25th April 2016
Here at Grovelands we are always pleased to provide as much market info and analysis to our clients, contacts and associates as possible. With this in mind, we have developed a series of Insights reports that examine a different aspect of the recruitment market each year. As we are a small company, we produce the […]
Grovelands launch charity partnership with Sussex Oakleaf
25th April 2016
We’re a charitable bunch at Grovelands, and love an excuse to don our fancy dress, host a bake sale, or put our running gear on to raise some pennies for worthy causes. Over the years we’ve donated to a whole host of different charities, which has been brilliant. Wanting to make more of an impact […]
Will you be automated out of a job?
14th April 2016
With more and more businesses streamlining their processes using technology, job automation is a risk for many workers. David Leen explores how businesses are dealing with this, and which types of jobs are more at risk.
Rebranding – what is it all about?
23rd March 2016
I have to start by admitting that I don’t know much about rebranding, or ‘marketing’ as I think the kids call it. However, not knowing much should not be confused with not much experience; that I have loads of. I have been asked to be part of and often asked not to be part of […]
Grovelands is changing – find out how we are redefining recruitment
16th March 2016
What’s going on? You may have noticed a rather different look to our website and corporate identity… we have just relaunched our brand and website! Why? Although we are only in our 7th year, we felt that the time was right to really recognise the niche that we have carved in the financial services and […]
Leicester City who?
3rd March 2016
I am very fond of Leicester. One of our first and longest-standing Grovelands’ customers are based there and I am often in those parts. The football hierarchy in England has been turned on its head with Leicester City leading the Premier League by 3 points (at the time of writing). It’s the most remarkable turnaround […]