David Callaghan, CEO,
David Callaghan has 25 + years of experience, leading both large global and more entrepreneurial outsourcing companies. Qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG and a Chartered (Fellow) Manager, David is an inspirational leader.
Combining financial, operational, sales and marketing expertise, he has transformed Centralus into a market leader in employee engagement (EE).
Passionate about EE, David loves assisting clients in revolutionising their businesses through their staff and seeing the amazing benefits.
Richard has spent many years in management, with experience in the military, logistics, sales and then recruitment. He joined the REC in 2009 from a role as a front-line recruiter and business owner and has demonstrated that he is passionate and committed to the professionalism of the industry. Whilst at the REC,
Richard has been instrumental in developing recruitment as a career of choice by designing, implementing and launching the first recruitment qualifications to be accredited by government.
In his present role as the Director of Operations, Richard is focused on ensuring that all REC products work for recruiters, ensuring members receive excellent value in an ever-changing market place.
Samantha Hurley, Operations Director,
I have responsibility for the development of APSCo’s presence and reputation within the UK, ensuring first-class, innovative member services.
I have over 30 years’ experience in the UK recruitment sector, having previously run a legal services company and held management positions within recruitment organisations.
I’m passionate about encouraging recruiters to attain best practice in the art of recruitment, and I’ll be looking for an exceptional understanding of the needs of both their clients and candidates.
Simon Kent, Editor,
The Global Recruiter
Simon Kent is the Editor of The Global Recruiter, online and on paper. He has written extensively across the recruitment industry and more widely in HR covering employment law, technology and pay and benefits.
His work has appeared in the national press and international business journals.
“I’m looking for excitement and innovation. The entries that stand out for me are those that show commitment, enthusiasm and enjoyment for delivering a great service every time.”
Julia Kermode is Chief Executive of the Freelancer and Contractor Services Association (FCSA), the professional membership body for accountants, umbrella firms and CIS service providers.
Since joining FCSA in 2014, Julia has successfully driven unprecedented growth and today FCSA accreditation is widely recognised as the industry gold-standard for compliance. Julia has significant knowledge and insight into issues affecting the temporary workforce, and she has a proven track record with credibility as a regular commentator in national, regional and specialist press.
“I’m excited to be part of the judging panel because raising standards and celebrating success is important for our industry. I’ll be particularly interested in any entries that are innovative and doing something slightly different to the norm.”
Jackie Torr, Managing Director,
Jackie Torr, Managing Director of TEAM has years of experience in the Recruitment Industry having originally managed a number of offices for an independent High Street agency back in the 90’s.
Jackie joined TEAM in 2016 and is committed to growing the TEAM Network and ensuring Members have everything they need to start-up, run and grow their recruitment business.
“It’s always exciting to be involved in the judging of these awards and I am really hoping to see something different this year”
Industry hub, recruitment industry fixer, host of recruitment events and technology showcases as well as a trained psychometric assessor. Louise created and runs the UK Recruiter knowledge network which was established back before recruitment networking even existed.
Having judged awards, including the prestigious Global Recruiter Awards, for over 15 years I have a few opinions on How to write an award winning awards entry: https://ukrecruiter.co.uk/2015/11/19/how-to-write-an-award-winning-awards-entry/
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Entry for the awards closes 31 March 2020