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Bluestones Staffing celebrates first anniversary

Specialist staffing and training provider, Bluestones Staffing is celebrating its first anniversary throughout the whole of February. 

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Bluestones Staffing welcomes new consultant

We’re very pleased to announce Christina Wroot has joined the Bluestones Staffing team. Christina has joined us at a time of business growth and will be running our industrial desk in her role as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant. 

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Bluestones Staffing partner with Henderson Foodservice

Specialist training and staffing provider Bluestones Staffing NI has partnered with a leading food service provider and The Grocer Employer of the Year to offer people throughout the Newtownabbey, Larne and Greater Belfast area with industry-recognised qualifications and employment opportunities.

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Seasonal Opening Hours

Here at Bluestones Staffing, we understand that just because it’s the Christmas period our candidates and clients don’t stop and neither do we. So, over the seasonal break, we are fully contactable – either via email or on our main office number 028 95 219313.

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Don’t be scared: Why newly trained staff are great

We know it can be scary to employ newly trained staff or qualified workers – are they up to the job? Do they have enough experience? But trust us, it doesn’t have to be a terrifying experience. The positives of bringing a newly trained or qualified candidate into your team far outweigh the negatives.

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Why it’s great to live and work in Northern Ireland

Obviously, we’re biased, but we think it’s great to live and work in Northern Ireland. Not only are the people brilliant (again, we’re biased!), but the job opportunities in the country are booming and it’s the “happiest place” to live in the UK.

This is why we think Northern Ireland is the best place to work and live.

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Benefits of working with small agencies

There are over 100 recruitment agencies in Northern Ireland, so for a company looking to pick an agency to help them with their staffing needs, it can be difficult to choose between the many options available. Is it better to go with a large-scale company or a boutique agency? Having worked in large and small companies, Bluestones Staffing Directors, Debbie McDermott and Kieran Allmark know that both small and large agencies have their advantages. “In our experience, clients often seek a mixture of smaller and larger agency suppliers for their business.” Debbie says, “This means that they can benefit from the strengths of both models, and ultimately it is up to the agency supplier to source the best candidates for them.” Just like David v Goliath though, sometimes small triumphs and comes out on top for clients.

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Bluestones Staffing and Lemis + partner

Specialist recruitment and training provider, Bluestones Staffing NI has launched a programme to help the unemployed back into work and combat the logistics driver shortage in Northern Ireland.

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Why should you attend a recruitment open day?

What’s the point in attending a recruitment open day, anyway? There are so many reasons why attending a recruitment open day is beneficial and could be the key to starting your new career.

People may see recruitment open days as a tool companies use to get as many applicants for a job as possible, but they are so much more than that and can be a positive experience for both the company and prospective candidates.

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Bluestones Staffing launches Warehouse Operative training programme

Bluestones Staffing has launched its unique 4-week training and employment programme in conjunction with The Department for the Economy.

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