Manchester recruitment firm enjoys rapid growth

Education | Employment & Skills | Latest News | North West
Rachel Shorrock and Seb Novak

A recruitment agency based at the University of Salford which helps students, graduates and local residents find temporary and permanent jobs is enjoying rapid growth.

Unitemps has filled 2,020 posts across Greater Manchester since April this year, compared with 1,361 in the year following its launch in April 2017.

Roles it has filled at the university include ones for ambassadors and marshals for open days, examination invigilators, media and administrative positions.

Seb Novak, the branch manager who leads a team of five based at University House, comments: “We have a large pool of motivated candidates from the student population, as well as graduates and workers from the local area, which meet the requirements of employers across many different sectors.”

Unitemps in Salford is part of the Unitemps franchise network, which was established in 1997 by the University of Warwick.

Rachel Shorrock, managing director of SPD, said: “We are delighted at the growth of Unitemps Salford and the positive impact we are having on University of Salford students, graduates and the local economy.

“The university and Salford Professional Development are passionate about providing students with valuable work experience and enhanced career opportunities.”

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