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Six ways to keep your New Year’s resolutions alive

By mid-January, most people are ready to abandon their News Year’s resolutions. Here are six ways to make sure you’re not a quitter
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Seven signs that you need a new job

If you’re feeling uninspired by the daily grind, it may be time to consider a fresh challenge. Here are seven clues that you’re going stale

Five of the best sitcoms to cheer up your winter

It can be tough to keep smiling when the weather’s grey. But these contemporary sitcoms give you plenty of ways to stay chipper
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Once I discovered that “grass-is-greener” syndrome is a thing, I felt a thousand times happier about my restlessness

It’s the time of year when professional dissatisfaction can take hold. But Chloe Brown says it’s important to count your blessings
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Six books that made me

Just Recruitment editor Tim Gibson identifies six books that made him want to be a writer
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Five ways to kick start your career in 2020

New Year, new you? If you want to give your professional prospects a boost, here are five things to do right now
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Workplace dilemmas: should I make my big promotion permanent?

A tricky teaser for our agony uncle this month: what to do if you’re acting up, but want to act down again
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Just testing: Volvo XC40 R-Design T3 Automatic FWD

Volvo’s baby SUV is sharply styled, but does it have the substance to match?
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The Marvelous Mrs Maisel could be the new Mad Men. Here’s why

As Amazon Prime’s drama about a housewife turned stand-up enters its third series, our TV critic examines its merits
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Five tricks anyone giving a speech needs to know

Public speaking is an important skill in the world of work. Here are five things you can do to become better at it
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2019: the year in content

Just Recruitment’s website has been a treasure trove of information, insight and entertainment in 2019. Here are 12 highlights from the year
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Six things to do in the office between Christmas and New Year

Struggling to find ways to fill your working days between Christmas and New Year? Here are six jobs to tick off your list
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Read this to discover the real meaning of “The 12 Days of Christmas”

It’s a famous Christmas song, but do you know what “The 12 Days of Christmas” is really all about? Tim Gibson has the lowdown
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The 10 best Christmas songs… ever!

You may be sick of the Christmas music that’s dominating airwaves just now. But in case you’re not, here’s a countdown of the top 10 – decided by us!
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Give your Christmas a bit of Polish

Just Recruitment’s payroll team explain how Christmas is celebrated in their home country of Poland
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Workplace dilemmas: Help! I’m dreading spending Christmas with my husband

Each month, our agony uncle responds to your concerns. This time: what to do if the Christmas break brings horror, not cheer
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The knowledge: find out what you stand for

Discerning a set of organisational values can be a helpful way of building a sense of identity and staff cohesion. Just Recruitment Founder and Managing Director Jenny Wrightson shares tips on how to do it
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Just testing: Subaru Levorg 2.0i GT Lineartronic

Want to rediscover your love of driving? Tim Gibson reckons Subaru’s latest grand tourer is a good place to start
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Bah Humbug, it’s Christmas

As the big day approaches Peter Foy finds himself in festive mood. Sort of.
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Three singers you’ve never heard of – and they’re all called Josh

What’s in a name? Well, quite a lot if you’re a musician who happens to be called “Josh”, as Tim Gibson discovers
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The benefits of employee ownership just got real

For Just Recruitment, employee ownership is about sharing the fruits of our success with the whole workforce. Which is why every member of our team has received a pre-Christmas windfall of £1,000
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Have a very merry Christmas with these seven great British traditions

Want to enjoy the magic of Christmas in a quintessentially British fashion? Here are seven seasonal traditions to inspire you
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Are you too old to make a career change? Hint: the answer is no!

An astonishing 71% of people see their work as just a job, not a career. If you feel stuck in a rut, is it too late for you to change careers?
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Five ways to make your car ready for winter

The cold months of winter can play havoc with your car. Here are five checks to do now so you don’t get caught in a storm
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How to communicate with your employees

Employee communication. The benefits include enhanced employee satisfaction and productivity, which in turn, lead to bigger profits
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Everything you need to know about “Happy Christmas Ipswich". An evening with Griff Rhys Jones & Friends in aid of EACH.

Just Recruitment Group Ltd has been announced as headline sponsor for a comedy gala evening in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices. Here’s the inside story
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Six of the most wonderful Christmas traditions from around the world

Every nation has its own unique way of celebrating the festive season. Here are six of the best
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“Happy Christmas Ipswich” proves huge success

EACH’s Christmas fundraiser was fronted by Griff Rhys Jones and featured many of his showbiz pals. Peter Foy was there to watch
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Can we trust “facts” when they get in the way of truth?

The general election campaign is awash with misinformation. It’s time to sort the “facts” from the truth, says Tim Gibson
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Want to get into classical music? These five pieces will help

Classical music can seem intimidating to the uninitiated, but repays a closer listen. Here are five great pieces to get you started
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Want to dress like a country gent this winter? Our style tips are here to help

As the temperature and rain start to all, it’s time to finesse your winter wardrobe. Here are six must-have items, offering style that endures for the rural-dwelling gent
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Why smart workers aren’t busy doing nothing

Want to know the secret to success? Peter Foy reckons it’s all about using your energy wisely. Here’s how
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Is home working all it’s cracked up to be?

Flexible working is often perceived as a benefit to employers and employees alike. But is it really such a good idea?
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How to enjoy Christmas without breaking the bank

Christmas is an expensive season, but you needn’t get in a financial pickle. Follow our top tips for frugal festivities to protect your wallet
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We need a better politics, and it needs to happen in person

Passionate political discussion still matters. But social media isn’t the place for it to happen, says Tim Gibson
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How to make extra money with a side hustle

Like the thought of making a few quid extra each month? Read Sophie Cole’s guide to the side hustle and let the money roll in
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Why Just Recruitment supports EACH

Just Recruitment has been raising money for EACH since 2016. One of the company's directors explains why
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Want a good opening gambit? These writers can help

We all know that first impressions count. So how have the world’s most famous writers tackled the task of kicking off their stories?
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How to land a seasonal job

Christmas is coming and the wallet’s looking thin. Sophie Cole advises on how to pick up some earnings through seasonal employment
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A space to be

When your son has a rare genetic condition and needs additional support, EACH provides a place of refuge, refreshment and care
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EACH's chaplain - finding strength through weakness

EACH’s chaplain provides spiritual care for children and their families at the most difficult time. This is her story
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Melodies of life and love: meet EACH’s music therapist

Ray Travasso uses music to bring comfort and hope to patients and their families at EACH. Here’s how his work hits the high notes
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Workplace dilemmas: I just can’t help falling in love

Each month, our agony uncle responds to your concerns. This time: dealing with habitual infatuation in the workplace
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Just testing: Range Rover Evoque D180 First Edition

The baby Range Rover proves a slow burn for our motoring correspondent, but ultimately he’s smitten
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A history of the hospice movement

There are hospices all over the UK, but many people know little of the movement’s origins. Here’s the inspiring story of how it came about
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Everyone preparing for a job interview needs to read this

Getting ready for a job interview can be a nerve-wracking experience, but these top tips will help you nail it
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What are catalytic mechanisms?

Every business wants to achieve its objectives. Catalytic mechanisms are one guru’s recommended way of going about it, as Ernest Richardson explains
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Is it worth going to university?

With reports that some students resort to sex work to make ends meet, Lizzie Fletcher wonders if a degree is worth the cost
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Top tips for note-taking success

Effective note taking is a key skill for any professional. Here’s how to get it nailed
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Twelve things you didn’t know about Ipswich

How well do you know Ipswich? Sarah Patten explores some lesser-known facts about the Gateway to Suffolk 
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The art of management: nine steps to appraisal success

Ernest Richardson explores the role of the performance review, and how to maximise its effectivenes
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Banish interview nerves: a four-step plan

You just got the call you’ve been waiting for – you’ve been invited to that interview! After the initial excitement wears off, you begin to feel waves of dread encompass you. Sound familiar? You aren’t alone. Follow our plan to reduce nerves and n...
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This much I know: How to succeed as a working mum

Just Recruitment Consultant Abigail Webb knows a thing or two about the demands of parenthood and work. Here’s the mother-of-two’s inside track on hardest balancing act of all
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When words run out: meet EACH’s art therapist

Sandra Smith has been an art therapist at EACH for six years. She tells Tim Gibson what working for the charity means to her
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Getting things into focus

Local photographer and project coordinator worker Tony Wooderson is curating a very special exhibition this month. He explains how photography has helped addicts develop habits of mindfulness
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Ten of the best winter holiday destinations

The UK may be bracing for winter, but that’s no reason to feel glum. Not with these great winter vacations available
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Martha’s story: why EACH matters to me

Just Recruitment director Peter Foy has a very personal reason for supporting EACH. He shares it here
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Where the light shines in

Far from being a place of sorrow, a children’s hospice is full of hope, discovers Tim Gibson
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How to create the perfect cover letter

A decent cover letter can make all the difference when trying to get noticed by would-be employers. Here’s our guide to getting it right
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Six steps to attracting and retaining top talent

Want to secure the very best people for your team? Here are six things you need to do right now
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Mental health in the work place for employers and employees

Mental health in the work place is more common than you think. Anxiety and depression are the most common mental health problems
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Five of the most unusual places to stay

As bidding opens on an overnight stay in Downton Abbey, we identify five of the coolest places to bed down
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Each Quiz Night

Quiz Night for who? Quiz Night for everyone, feel free to come along and join us! Team's of four.
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Every one of David Bowie’s studio albums rated

David Bowie was one of the most important recording artists of the last 50 years. Here’s a guide to his discography
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The Just Recruitment guide to interview dressing

If you’ve been called to an interview for your dream job, you’ll be eager to make a good impression. Here’s how to dress for success
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These five creatures can harm humans and they all live here

It’s easy to assume that we’re safe from dangerous creatures in the UK. But some species can cause harm, as Lizzie Fletcher reports
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Need to detox from Brexit? Try these five ways to unwind

If the febrile political atmosphere is getting you down, here are five ways to focus on healthier things
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Just testing: Subaru XV 1.6i SE Premium Lineartronic

Subaru’s prize-winning junior SUV impresses in all sorts of ways, says our motoring expert
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How to deal with rejection when job hunting

It can be hard to hear that you’ve not secured a job. Here are five tips to help you bounce back from professional disappointment
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What (not) to wear on dress-down Friday

Lots of employers offer the perk of dress-down Fridays. But what are the unofficial style rules you need to follow?
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Benefits of becoming a Temp

There are generally two types of work with employers – temporary and permanent. Deciding whether temporary or permanent working is for you can be difficult; to help you choose, here's our list on the benefits temporary working could offer you
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From the horse’s mouth: six books about political leaders from 1997 - 2019

As David Cameron’s memoirs hit the shelves, we identify six of the best political books post-Blair
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Why relearning the piano is the best (and hardest) thing I’ve done for years

Tim Gibson decided to mark his fortieth year by returning to a long-forgotten hobby
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Can you separate the artist from their acts?

As She Said hits the shelves, Lizzie Fletcher wonders if it’s okay to carry on enjoying artists who are accused of behaving immorally
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Fleabag stage show: review (NT Live screening)

The original stage play of Fleabag is on in the West End. Evie Prosser caught up with an NT Live screening at her local cinema
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How to use LinkedIn to get your next job

If you’re in the market for a job, the world’s largest professional networking site is the place to be. Here are six ways to maximise your chances of success
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Three things to love and hate about the new Land Rover Defender

After years of waiting, the covers are off the new Land Rover Defender. But is it worthy of the hype?
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Why this has been a wonderful summer of cricket (no matter what happens at The Oval)

England may not have won the Ashes, but it’s still been a memorable summer for cricket fans old and new
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Workplace dilemmas: I feel marginalised for my views about Brexit

Each month, our agony uncle responds to your concerns. This time: how to cope when you’re at odds with your colleagues over politics
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How to create your company’s environmental strategy

The environment is hot news right now. Here’s how to make sure your business has an environmental strategy that really makes a difference
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Why it’s time you got into country music (and eight albums to help)

Modern country music isn’t all about dead dogs and broken hearts. Here’s why you should definitely give it a go
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Six ways to keep the summer spirit alive

As the leaves begin to turn, it’s easy to feel glum about the onset of autumn. But here are six ways to retain the carefree spirit of summer
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Time for tea? Five tips for the office tea round

Office workers around the country dread their turn to make the tea. So here are our top tips to help you get the most out of teatime
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The climate it’s a changin'!

Become better informed about the most pressing issue of the day with Just Recruitment's series on climate change. Our content includes important information and facts, as well as a range of opinions.
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Five goals to achieve within your first year at a new job

The first year in a new job is crucial to laying the foundations for future success. Make your first 12 months count by achieving these five important career goals
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Five podcasts that will change your life

Listening to podcasts enhances concentration, fires imagination and makes you more compassionate. Here’s how
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Saving the planet or salving your conscience?

As part of our series about climate change, Peter Foy challenges us all to make a real difference
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“We just need to get serious about climate change”: a teenager’s perspective on global warming

As teenage activist Greta Thunberg dominates the headlines, our work-experience student offers his own views on climate change
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Why you should give time to volunteering

There are loads of benefits to volunteering. But these aren’t the reason to do it, says Charlotte Bean
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Five quick meals using barbecue leftovers

‘Tis the season to be grilling. But what do you do with the mountain of sausages and burgers afterwards? Our resident foodie has some tips
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Surprising jobs celebs did before they were famous (no. 4 is completely unexpected!)

No one is born famous. But it’s still surprising to hear about the jobs celebs did before hitting the big time
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Why Study Theology?

It may not seem like the obvious degree to kick-start your career. So why bother reading Theology at uni?
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Workplace dilemmas: I’m worried my career is stalling

Our agony uncle offers advice on your problems. This time, what to do when you feel your career has lost momentum
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Want to stop climate change? Here are six things you can do right now

Global warming has never been of more concern. Here’s how you can do your bit to save the planet
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Five things to do after the job interview

So, you’ve prepared for the big interview and nailed it. Should you breathe a sigh of relief and forget about it until you receive a call from your recruiter? Hint: the answer is no!
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What are negative interest rates, and how will they affect you?

Negative interest rates are becoming more common globally. How do they work, and what’s their impact?
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My identity was stolen. Now I can’t remortgage

When Rosie Drayton’s identity was stolen, she didn’t realise the impact it would have on her life
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Just testing: Isuzu D-Max Blade 4x4 Double Cab Auto

Our motoring man gets his hands on a prize-winning pick-up
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John McDonnell berates Sajid Javid. How should he respond?

The new chancellor of the exchequer has been criticised by Labour’s big hitter. How should he respond?
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Why it’s a sweet summer for strawberry lovers

There’s been a bumper crop of strawberries in the UK this year. So if you enjoy a sweet and healthy treat, now’s the time to indulge
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A beginner’s guide to “meaningful travel”

Want to invest your holiday experiences with a bit more emotional charge? Meaningful travel is the way to go
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Why I can’t wait for Series 2 of Whitehouse and Mortimer Gone Fishing

Two middle-aged blokes on a riverbank may not sound like riveting TV, but Tim Gibson reckons it’s the best thing he’s watched in years
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Five habits of great employees

Everyone is keen to impress their employer. Try on these habits for size, and you’ll be on the path to success
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Read this if you’re addicted to your phone

Spending too much time on your phone isn’t doing your health any good. Here’s how to cut down on your screen time
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Three reasons why Killing Eve Series 2 was bound to fall flat (and why it’s actually still amazing)

What’s gone wrong with Killing Eve? That question has dominated water-cooler conversations in workplaces up and down the country over recent weeks.
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How employers can close the social mobility gap

Tim Gibson explores how employers can aid social mobility
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Is it time for us to put on Gorilla suits?

Peter Foy explores how we balance the need for certainty with the need to embrace the new.
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How to switch careers in your 20s and 30s

Do you feel as if your career is drifting in the wrong direction? Take the initiative and make a change. Here’s how
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How to make an impact in your new job

As the new PM takes up his post, Ernie Richardson explains how he can hit the ground running
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Five steps to dealing with professional disappointment

Jeremy Hunt isn’t the only person who’ll be feeling down about a missed opportunity this week. Here’s how to cope if life doesn’t go as planned
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Dylan disappoints, but Neil stays Young forever

Two rock giants, Neil Young and Bob Dylan, shared the bill at Hyde Park. Peter Foy shares his thoughts on a great day out.
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Inspirational people: Billie Jean King, tennis player, equal rights campaigner

It took an impressive person to put women’s tennis on the map. 20-time Wimbledon champion Billie Jean King was more than up to the task
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Workplace dilemmas: my customer is over familiar and it makes me uncomfortable

Tim gives advice on readers' workplace dilemmas. In this article we tackle an over attentive customer.
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How to establish a presence in the digital age

If you want a job, you need to establish your professional identity online. Here’s how to go about it
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Fascinated by the 1960s Space Race? Read our brief history to find out more

Peter Foy charts the history of the highly political race to put a man on the moon
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Just testing: six of the best alcohol-free beers

Hot on the heels of our feature about alcohol-free beers, here’s a taste test of six bestsellers
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Why alcohol-free beer may be the perfect summer tipple

Sales of alcohol-free beer have soared in recent years, as punters flock to enjoy a raft of new products
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Five ways to make your people more creative

If there’s one trait that every employer wants to bring out in their staff, it’s creativity
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How to be the king or queen of time management

Modern life is full of pressure, and there are never enough hours in the day. But with our tips, you’ll rule time, rather than letting it rule you.
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Three reasons why employee ownership is great for the economy

Employee ownership isn’t just good for the companies that adopt it. It also benefits the country’s economy
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Four of the biggest employee-owned companies in the UK

The countdown to Employee Ownership Day continues, and today we’re celebrating by profiling four of the biggest co-owned companies in the UK
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Just five benefits of employee ownership (to businesses)

As our countdown to Employee Ownership Day (28 June 2019) continues, here are five ways employee ownership benefits companies
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Employee Ownership Day 28.06.19: the countdown begins

In the run up to Employee Ownership Day, Just Recruitment will be distilling its expertise on the topic
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Feeling stressed? Try this technique to help you unwind

Modern life is full of stress. Here’s a technique to help you manage the pressure points
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Cyber security

Cyber fraud is major business, what can we do to protect ourselves.
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A beginner’s guide to motorcycling

Paul Allen passed his bike test in Ipswich in the 1970s. He tells us how to do it in the 21st century
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How to make yourself job ready

It can be a shock to start work after full-time education. But as thousands of students leave school, college and university, now’s the time to get in practice
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The best 10 albums from the 1970s (in my opinion)

Once in a while, we ask a member of the Just Recruitment team to name their favourite music from a given era. This time, Peter Foy gives us the lowdown on the 1970s
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What do the phrase “quality jobs” actually mean?

We often hear the phrase “quality jobs” being used by politicians and journalists, but what do they mean by it – or rather what should it mean?
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Workplace dilemmas: I think my colleague has fallen for me

Our resident agony uncle addresses your workplace woes. This time: does your co-worker want to be more than just friends?
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Just gardening: what to do in spring

Just Recruitment’s credit controller earned his horticultural degree in Garden & Landscape design. Here are his spring tips
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Stepping up: how to find your ideal next job

Considering a career move? Tracey Bates, a consultant at Just Recruitment Group Ltd, offers a seven-step guide to making the leap
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Five top tips for branding success

Every business wants to build a brilliantly strong brand, right? We ask the experts how to do it in style
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Why I became a writer: a builder’s tale

After 40 years in the trade, Ipswich-born builder Paul Allen decided to retrain as a writer. Here’s his story, in his own words
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In praise of plastic

Plastic gets a lot of bad press, and there’s no denying its negative environmental impact. But it’s not all bad, as Peter Foy found out
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Workplace dilemmas: do I tell my boss I found his personal document on the work computer?

Each month, our resident agony uncle deals with your workplace concerns. This month, protecting a colleague’s confidentiality
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Five of the best holiday reads

As thoughts turn towards the annual week in the sun, here are five great books that are worth sacrificing your baggage allowance for
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Can’t find the right word to describe how you feel? Reach for The Happiness Dictionary

If words fail you, it may be time to reach for a different language. Peter Foy finds a book that helps you do just that
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What’s the connection between three dead dogs, Bruce Springsteen and a Coconut?

Peter Foy explores the difficult concepts of truth and reality
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Hi-Fi founder gives staff a richer future

The founder of Richer Sounds is celebrating his 60th birthday by turning the company into an Employee Ownership Trust
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How to make it as a YouTuber

Vlogger Henry Gibson is the brains behind Teen Car Reviews. In this guest post, he tells Just Recruitment how it’s done
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Why encouragement is the greatest motivator

Tim Gibson reflects on a life lesson about the power of encouragement to change lives
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Just on mental health and wellbeing

As this is Mental Health Awareness week we thought we would pull together some of our recent articles on wellbeing in the workplace.
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All you need to know about interviews

From how to do the perfect handshake to what to wear, we’ve got it covered.
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Workplace dilemmas: how do I settle back into work after my operation?

Each month, our resident agony uncle deals with your workplace concerns. This month, returning to work after a long sick leave
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Just testing: Subaru Outback 2.5i SE Premium Lineartronic

Cinderella brand or genuine Volvo contender? Tim Gibson weighs the merits of Subaru’s rugged AWD estate
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Six reasons to introduce remote working in your business

The benefits of allowing staff to work remotely are manifold. Here are just a handful of reasons to consider it
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Why, despite limitless playlists, I still listen to Def Leppard

Tim Gibson considers the impact of music streaming on his listening habits
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What’s the value of your degree?

New research reveals the degrees that command the best salaries, and those that are hardest to sell to employers. Peter Foy explores the findings
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How to beat the post-grad blues

As students around the country prepare for their final exams, Sophie Cole considers the fearful question of what happens next
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The tech time bomb that could floor your business

When Microsoft pulls support for Windows 7 in 2020, nearly a half of all Windows PCs will be vulnerable to cyber attack
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All about content

Just Recruitment has launched an all-new website. Read our Q&A to find out why it’s different from other recruitment sites
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Inspirational People

We all know people that have inspired us. Sometimes they are from the world stage of business, sport or politics and sometimes they are everyday folk who have touched our lives; teachers, colleagues or friends.
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Why AI personality testing gives me the creeps

The emergence of computer programmes that predict personality types isn’t something to be celebrated, argues Tim Gibson
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Top tips guide

Want to secure the job of your dreams? Let Just Recruitment be your guide...
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Anyone who wants to work in the media should read this

The media is one of the most competitive industries for would-be employees. Here are six ways to stand out from the crowd
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Just Recruitment's guide to the future

We have pulled together a small collection of articles from some of our regular contributors that look at what changes are on, or just over, the horizon.
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Five ways AI is changing the recruitment industry

Artificial Intelligence is the next big thing in the world of technology. But how can it be used to sharpen recruitment practices?
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Are storm clouds gathering over UK plc?

Just Recruitment Group Ltd director Peter Foy examines the latest employment figures from the ONS.
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Business heroes: Ove Arup, Structural Engineer – Shaping the world

Ove Arup wasn’t only the finest structural engineer of his generation. He led the way in forming one of the earliest employee-owned companies, too
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Business insight: Analysing UK employment figures

The ONS’s latest employment survey seems to bring good news. But what happens next in the UK jobs market? By Peter Foy, Director, Just Recruitment Group Ltd
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How to be successful in interviews

The day of your interview has arrived, you really want, you need this job. You’re nervously waiting in reception with all the other candidates for the interviewer to call your name,
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Five success boosting habits to adopt today

To be successful in work, you need to have a high level of discipline. Most successful business people credit daily routines for allowing them to get ahead in their career and stay focussed.
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How to compliment colleagues: a five-step guide

Want to pay a compliment to a workmate? It’s important to get the tone right or you could end up causing offence. Here’s a guide to help
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How to improve your morning commute

No matter how scenic your route to work is, travelling to work every day can become tiresome. In fact, people in East Anglia spend on average 24 days of the year commuting alone. What can you do to make your journeys to and from work more enjoyable?
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How to be social media savvy if you want to score a top job

It is easy to forget that much of what you do online can be seen by anyone. Which makes it very important to curate your profile with care, says Evie Prosser.

An inspired gathering

Just Recruitment has teamed up with local schools to help with their careers programmes. Here’s what happened when two of its staff led a recent assembly at St Alban’s Catholic High School.
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Why it’s time for the recruitment industry to think big

In an era of ever more sophisticated data analysis, it’s possible to gain important insights into business performance. Tim Gibson explores the implications for the recruitment industry
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Training: the best investment opportunity we have

Attend a Job Fair at a College or University and you’ll wait a long time before you meet a student who wants to pursue a career in Recruitment!
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The future of work

A changing employment landscape means recruitment consultants have to show their value to clients and candidates, reports Tim Gibson

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Property Maintenec Administrator
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £19,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Earls Colne
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909600
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Property Maintenance Administrator on behalf of a company based on the outskirts of Colchester.

The primary role of the Property Maintenance Administrator is to provide property maintenance and associated services to the company’s clients and third parties.

Main responsibilities:

  • Receiving and actioning maintenance issues
  • Instruct approved contractors
  • Act as liaison between clients and contractors
  • Respond to telephone and mail enquiries
  • Submit ad hoc reports to clients
  • Build and maintain the database of contractors and suppliers
  • Ensure all suppliers are appropriately vetted
  • Recording and submitting timesheets for each job

Person specification/relevant skills and experience:

  • Ability to apply initiative
  • Team player
  • Adaptable
  • Diligent
  • Resilient
  • Well organised
  • Strong administration – file notes must be kept up to date
  • Good telephone manner
  • Persuasive
  • Tenacious

You MUST have their own transport due to the location of the company.

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Office Administrator
Sector: Public Service and Administration
Salary: £8.72 per hour
Location: Langdon
Role: Part Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909594
About the role

Are you looking for part-time work?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for an Office Administrator on a part-time basis on behalf of a company based in Langdon.

You will be supporting the Office Manager with administrative duties such as pulling off reports, data entry and meeting & greeting visitors. You will also be sorting and franking post, shredding documents and dealing with enquiries.

This is a part-time, permanent position working 22.5 hours per week.

If you are interested then apply today!

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Sales Administrator
Sector: Public Service and Administration
Salary: £17,000 - £18,000 per annum
Location: Tiptree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909592
About the role

Do you have previous face to face and telephone customer service experience?

Do you have a sales-focused approach?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Sales Administrator on behalf of a company based in Tiptree.

Your duties will include:

  • To ensure the sales function operates effectively and that the function's activities are aligned to the departmental and company objectives.
  • To manage workload enabling all enquiries to be dealt with to industry-leading timescales and satisfaction levels.
  • Maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further business and provide clearly identified specifications to the Sales and Commercial team.
  • To give expert advice to customers promoting the products and services.
  • Sustain a positive team environment, displaying high levels of motivation and an excellent team spirit.
  • Participate and contribute to internal team meetings.
  • Promote effective communication throughout all levels of the Sales and Commercial function.
  • To promote the process of continuous improvement in the Sales and Commercial team.

You will be highly proficient in the use of IT software, have a positive attitude and have the ability to manage different tasks.

This is a full-time, permanent position with an early finish on a Friday!!!

If you are interested then apply today!

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Construction Planner
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £35,000 - £44,000 per annum
Location: Saxmudham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909595
About the role

Just Recruitment is working with a leading main contractor who has secured a £20m design and build contract in the heart of Suffolk.

As part of their new team, we are looking for an experienced Construction Planner. In this role, you will be responsible for centralising all of our client's project and labour plans.

Duties of the programmer include:

  • Develop construction/tender programs.
  • Conduct site visits and look through the works and drawings when required.
  • Review contractor schedules and schedule risk analysis.
  • Produce progress/program reports in conjunction with Project and Construction Managers.

Requirement of the role:

  • Operational experience together with previous significant experience of planning within the construction industry.
  • Master programming – design, procurement, pre-commencement, construction, commissioning and production of design schedules.
  • Knowledge of project planning processes and the project life-cycle.
  • Knowledge of the procurement processes necessary for designing and building commercial projects.
  • Must be able to use Asta Gant Chart Software.

Good IT skills with all Microsoft packages including Microsoft Projects or similar version and the ability to pick up new software quickly.

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Health & Safety Manager
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
Location: Saxmundham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909593
About the role

Just Recruitment is working with a leading main contractor who has secured a £20m design and build contract in the heart of Suffolk.

We are looking for a reliable Health & Safety Manager to ensure everyone in the company complies with health and safety laws. You will also be responsible for establishing policies that will create and maintain a safe workplace.

As a Health & Safety Manager, you must have excellent attention to detail to identify hazards. You will also be able to discover opportunities for improving conditions and execute various safety programs. The ability to communicate guidelines to a multidisciplinary workforce is essential.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute health and safety plans in the workplace according to legal guidelines
  • Prepare and enforce policies to establish a culture of health and safety
  • Evaluate practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk and adherence to the law
  • Monitor compliance with policies and laws by inspecting employees and operations
  • Inspect equipment and machinery to observe possible unsafe conditions
  • Investigate accidents or incidents to discover causes and handle worker’s compensation claims
  • Recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measures
  • Report on health and safety awareness, issues and statistics

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as Health & Safety Manager
  • Deep understanding of legal health and safety guidelines
  • Ability in producing reports and developing relevant policies
  • Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment
  • Excellent organisational and motivational skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
  • BSc/BA in safety management or relevant field is preferred
  • Valid qualification in occupational health and safety
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Project Manager
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per annum
Location: Saxmundham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909591
About the role

Just Recruitment is working with a leading main contractor who has secured a £20m design and build contract in the heart of Suffolk.

We are looking for an experienced Construction Project Manager to plan and supervise a wide range of construction projects from start to finish. You will organise and oversee construction procedures and ensure they are completed in a timely and efficient manner.

You will be well-versed in all construction methodologies and procedures and be able to coordinate a team of professionals of different disciplines to achieve the best results. You will also have an analytical mind and great organisational skills.

The goal will be to ensure all projects are delivered on time according to requirements and without exceeding the budget.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with engineers, architects etc. to determine the specifications of the project
  • Negotiate contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements
  • Obtain permits and licences from appropriate authorities
  • Determine needed resources (manpower, equipment and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations
  • Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met
  • Acquire equipment and material and monitor stocks to timely handle inadequacies
  • Hire contractors and other staff and allocate responsibilities
  • Supervise the work of labourers, mechanics etc. and give them guidance when needed
  • Evaluate progress and prepare detailed reports
  • Ensure adherence to all health and safety standards and report issues

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a construction project manager
  • In-depth understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principles
  • Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Familiarity with construction/ project management software
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • A team player with leadership abilities
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Architectural Technician
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £35,000 - £44,000 per annum
Location: Saxmudham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909596
About the role

Just Recruitment is working with a leading main contractor who has secured a £20m design and build contract in the heart of Suffolk.

We are looking for an experienced Architectural Technician.

As a chartered architectural technologist (MCIAT) you will be expected to lead a project from inception to completion. You will specialise in the technology of architecture, focusing on the design of buildings for use and performance.

Your work will include conception and technical design, development and detailing, construction technology, contract administration, sustainability and creating inclusive environments.

Responsibilities:

  • meet with other professionals and clients at an early stage to agree on the project brief
  • understand how the design aspects of a construction project influence and relate to performance and functional issues so that practical questions can be addressed at the outset
  • evaluate and advise on environmental, legal and regulatory issues
  • contribute to planning applications and other regulatory application procedures
  • identify the surveys (e.g. land surveys) required before work can commence, ensuring they're undertaken and their results are fed into the project
  • develop project briefs and work on these as the project progresses
  • prepare and present design proposals using computer-aided design (CAD) and other design software, as well as traditional drawing methods
  • lead the detailed design process and coordinate design information
  • advise clients on procuring the best and most appropriate contracts for the work they are undertaking
  • liaise with appropriate authorities (e.g. planning enquiries and building inspectors) when producing documentation for statutory approval
  • produce, analyse and advise on detailed specifications for suitable materials or processes to be used
  • carry out design-stage risk assessments
  • administer contracts and project certifications

Requirements:

  • You must be CAD – Stage 4 qualified
  • Have 5 years of practical experience (minimum)
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Site Manager
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum
Location: Saxmundham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909580
About the role

Just Recruitment is working with a leading main contractor who has secured a £20m design and build contract in the heart of Suffolk.

We are looking for an experienced Site Manager to join their team!

As the Site Manager, you will oversee operations on a day-to-day basis, and ensure that work is done safely, on time and within budget to the right quality standards.

The role:

While work is taking place the site manager will monitor progress, oversee the delivery of materials and carry out safety checks and sort out any problems which could hold up work as they arise.

As the site manager, you will also keep in close contact with members of the site team at all times, and liaise with architects, engineers, surveyors and planners. You will also ensure that work complies with building regulations and health and safety legislation as well as other legal requirements.

You will also keep the client updated regularly on progress.

Finally, as the site manager, you will act as the first point of contact for members of the public and sub-contractors.

It is the responsibility of the site manager to make sure that the deadline for completing work is met, and you will at least share some of the responsibility if someone on your site has an accident.

Areas of responsibility and skills required:

  • supervising and overseeing the direction of the project, ensuring that all specifications and requirements are met, reviewing progress and liaising with the team to monitor costs
  • liaising with the client, other construction professionals and sometimes members of the public
  • coordinating and supervising construction workers
  • making safety inspections and ensuring construction and site safety
  • maintaining quality control procedures
  • finding ways to prevent problems and to solve any that crop up
  • writing reports and keeping on top of paperwork
  • must be NVQ Level 6 and SMSTS qualified
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Quantity Surveyor
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per annum
Location: Saxmudham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909590
About the role

Just Recruitment is working with a leading main contractor who has secured a £20m design and build contract in the heart of Suffolk.

The company is looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor who will manage all costs relating to building projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures. Working for the contractor, in an office or on-site, you'll be involved in a project from the start.

You'll seek to minimise the cost of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality. This includes ensuring statutory building regulations are met. You'll prepare estimates and costs of the work and when the project is in progress, you'll keep track of any variations to the contract that may affect costs and create reports to show profitability.

Responsibilities

As a quantity surveyor, you'll need to:

  • prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client
  • undertake cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work
  • assist in establishing a client's requirements and undertake feasibility studies
  • perform risk, value management and cost control
  • advise on a procurement strategy
  • identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks
  • prepare and analyse costings for tenders
  • allocate work to subcontractors
  • provide advice on contractual claims
  • analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports
  • value completed work and arrange payments
  • maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use
  • understand the implications of health and safety regulations
  • advise on the maintenance costs of specific buildings

Experience in commercial/construction design and build projects is essential.

Must be RICS qualified.

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Warehouse Manager - Nights
Sector: Transport, Logistics and Shipping
Salary: £10.14 per hour
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909597
About the role

Are you a warehouse operative looking for a new role?

Would you like to join an exciting company experiencing growth?

A company based on the outskirts of Halstead is looking for a warehouse operative to join the team.

This role requires both a Counter Balance and Reach Forklift Licence.

The hours are Sunday to Thursday - Night shift – 10pm to 7am with 1 hour break.

The following duties apply to this role:

  • Warehouse picker/packer
  • Unloading deliveries
  • Picking
  • Packing
  • General warehouse duties

In order to be considered for this role you must have the following:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reliable and hardworking attitude
  • Reach and Counterbalance experience

This role is offering a competitive salary plus excellent company benefits.

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Surveyor
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £21,153 - £28,500 per annum
Location: Earls Colne
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909589
About the role

Just Recruitment is looking for a Surveyor on behalf of a client based on the outskirts of Colchester.

Key responsibilities:

  • 3D laser scanning
  • Measured building/retail surveys for production of floor plans, elevations and sections
  • Pointcloud registration and processing
  • Liaising with clients (office and onsite)
  • Scheduling works, arranging travel and accommodation

You would be:

  • Hard-working and driven
  • Confident and enthusiastic
  • Have good communications skills
  • Able to work alone or as part of a team
  • Have a good understanding of building construction
  • Able to work to a high level of accuracy
  • Flexible to work away from 1-4 nights a week depending on job locations

Ideal requirements:

  • 2 years of onsite experience
  • Experience using laser scanning equipment
  • AutoCAD experience (Preferred but not essential)
  • CSCS card
  • Full driving licence

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • 20 days holiday (Rising to a max of 25 days based on length of service)
  • Progression opportunities
  • Company pool car available for travel
  • Expenses paid on company credit card
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Sideloader
Sector: Transport, Logistics and Shipping
Salary: £10.00 - £10.50 per hour
Location: Earls Colne
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909449
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for a Sideloader – Fork Lift Driver on behalf of a company based on the outskirts of Sudbury. The company is a market leader within the manufacturing sector and offers an excellent salary, working location and company benefits.

You will be required to work shifts on a rota basis – days only.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Safe, efficient loading of products
  • Operating Sideloaders safely around the site
  • Producing and maintaining documentation
  • Liaising with hauliers and senior management teams

Experience:

You will have FLT and Sideloader licences and good recent experience of working on a busy industrial site.

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Independent Financial Advisor
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per annum
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909055
About the role

Just Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious IFA.

Based in the centre of Suffolk’s busy county town, our client is looking for a level 4 qualified advisor to join a well established and highly regarded team. Dedicated to providing the best advice to their clients, the company invests in its employees providing continuous training and state of the art technology. They have a reputation for delivering individually tailored and innovative financial solutions.

You will be a results-driven professional with experience of managing a portfolio of clients. Used to generating leads and closing new business. You are a self-starter who can also be a team player. You will have excellent communication skills and be a consummate professional.

In return you will receive an excellent base salary and bonus scheme. For the right person there will also be an opportunity for equity. The excellent benefits package includes:

  • Holiday entitlement starts at 33 days growing to 38.
  • Death in Service of 3 x salary.
  • Full BUPA.
  • Great Pension scheme.
  • Company car.
  • Free parking.

If 2020 is going to be your year to make a big career step, then this is a fantastic opportunity.

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Social Media/Marketing Assistant
Sector: Marketing, Advertising and PR
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909459
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Social Media/Marketing Assistant on behalf of a client based on the outskirts of Colchester.

The aim of the role will be to assist with the increase in sales both indirectly and directly.
Indirectly will involve generating business leads for exhibition stand sales event sponsorship, print and digital advertising, video advertising.
Directly influencing consumer purchasing decisions of magazines, magazine subscriptions, event tickets and training courses.

Responsibilities:

  • Researching and analysing market trends of the industry sectors in which the company operate identifying target markets and how best to reach them
  • Coming up with marketing strategies
  • Planning campaigns and managing budgets
  • Organising the production of posters and brochures
  • Manage, analyse and improve websites in order to maximise site traffic and sales
  • Designing social media strategies
  • Designing and managing email campaigns
  • Attending trade shows, conferences and sales meetings
  • Making sure that campaigns run to deadline and are on budget
  • Monitoring and reporting on the effectiveness of strategies and campaigns
  • Managing a small team of marketing executives and assistants

The candidate will also:

  • Plan the direction of all marketing activity on a campaign using their creativity and expertise to think of new ways of delivering messages to the customer
  • Work with other organisations to research customer satisfaction and customer expectations
  • Analyse data from market research and use this to think of ways to make the campaign more effective
  • At the end of each campaign, outline how successful it had been and report this back to directors

You will have experience and a track record in marketing, good marketing knowledge and management skills

Also, you MUST have your own transport due to the location of the company.

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Senior Electrical Design Engineer
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £40,601 - £51,551 per annum
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909578
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for an Electrical Design Engineer on behalf of a large manufacturer based on the outskirts of Sudbury.

About the role:

You will work closely with Manufacturing, Quality and Service to coordinate platform enhancements, implement cost reduction projects, drive corrective actions in response to field issues, respond to new regulatory requirements and mitigate manufacturing supply risk and manufacturing quality issues. You will also be responsible for providing electrical support.

Daily activities will include:

  • Investigating hardware complaints
  • Researching and implementing alternative instrument components and designs
  • Identifying lower cost solutions
  • Developing project schedules
  • Defining V&V plans
  • Ensuring on-time execution of plans

About you:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, with significant experience in electronics development
  • Good understanding of basic engineering fundamentals and experience working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Hands-on experience with analogue and digital design, board layout and qualification, programmable logic and control system development, especially for electromechanical devices
  • Medical device experience (desirable)
  • The ability to function well both independently and as part of an integrated team
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with OrCAD, Mentor Graphics PADS, Mentor Graphics Expedition, Microsoft Office or equivalent programs is necessary
  • Experience with stepper motor controls, LabVIEW and Minitab would be a bonus
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Marketing Assistant/Executive
Sector: Marketing, Advertising and PR
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Location: Chelmsford
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909577
About the role

Are you an experienced Marketing Assistant/Executive looking for your next fantastic opportunity?

Have you had exposure to PR?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Marketing Assistant/Executive on behalf of a company who are leaders in their field.

You will be a pivotal team member and be required to get involved with the full marketing mix.

Your duties will include:

  • Working across all disciplines, including online, print, events and social media.
  • Helping to create and manage the company’s marketing campaigns from concept to delivery.
  • Copywriting for a range of marketing campaigns.
  • Supporting the team to ensure deadlines and time frames are achieved.
  • Support and attend events during the day, evening and weekends.
  • Assisting with the production of press releases and blogs for all brands.
  • Assist with the production of the company’s magazine, and providing support on other publications.
  • General marketing support for all branches.
  • Assist with the preparation of the company’s bi-weekly newsletters and managing the distribution of this material, and actively look at new marketing initiatives and avenues for the company including idea generation.
  • General admin tasks.
  • Overseeing the company’s PR activity.

You will be confident in pitching your own ideas and have a strong understanding of marketing trends and platforms.

This is a full-time, permanent position.

If you are interested then apply today!

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Training Officer
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £21,000 per annum
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909575
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for a well-regarded organisation based on the outskirts of Halstead.

Do you have a training background or supervisory experience within food manufacturing? This could be the role for you!

You will be assisting in the implementation of decisions for training made by HR, Technical and Production Management and be the main implementer and completer of Training, including additional projects and tasks issued by HR and Training Manager, or Production Manager.

You will be assisting with the day to day efficient operation of the Training and updating and maintaining the training-related data.

Conversing with all departmental Management and their representatives for training and contributing to the continuous improvement of training systems.

You will provide assistance to HR and Production requests from other departments such as research, providing information and documentation. Including assessing, inputting and compiling data.

Managing training records, keeping and creating new records.

Responsibility for identifying staff training and development needs, and for planning, organising and overseeing appropriate training.

Tasks include:

  • Identify training and development needs within the organisation through job analysis, human resources and production departments on a daily, weekly, monthly and yearly basis. This may be through initial training, retraining or organised externally supplied training.
  • Monitor training needed, or retraining needed.
  • Ensure that those working in specific areas are currently in a training programme, or have already been trained in the position.
  • Train all employees whether they be contractors, agency workers or permanent staff. This includes being on the shop floor and working with production staff on an individual basis teaching procedures and machinery use to the staff.
  • Develop effective induction programmes.

Person specification:

  • At least 4 years of training experience.
  • A professional manner. Makes sensible, intelligent decisions in difficult and deadline driven situations.
  • A confident and positive attitude.
  • Be patient, tactful, diplomatic and approachable.
  • Be able to stay calm in a difficult situation. Be able to deal with people who are stressed and upset.
  • Self-motivated and self-aware - recognises own strengths and weaknesses and is committed to personal development.
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn.
  • Enjoy working with people but have the ability to work alone and as a team.
  • The ability to work accurately with attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal facing skills, Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

Desired attributes but not essential:

  • Food factory and production experience.
  • Food safety knowledge.

Working hours are from 07:30 to 16:30, Monday to Friday.

Salary: £21,000 per annum.

Excellent company benefits and free parking plus an excellent working environment are all on offer.

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Head of Video Productions
Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per annum
Location: London
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909553
About the role

Do you have 3+ years of experience in camera operation and post-production environments?

Do you have previous agency experience?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Head of Video Productions on behalf of a company based in the city.

Your duties will include:

  • Working alongside the in-house team of designers, novice camera operators and self-taught post-production editors to oversee all video output.
  • Planning, overseeing and directing shoot days including managing any approval processes that might be required for the campaign.
  • Script, storyboard, budget, allocate resources, set deadlines and select optimal forms of media for projects for client approval.
  • Plan video shoots entirely; scout, select and reserve shoot locations as well as models/actors suitable for each project.
  • Select and hire additional crew and talent; direct and coach talent; make transportation arrangements for the crew, talent and equipment; and ensure all location power needs are met.
  • Organising the reserving and renting of equipment.
  • Involvement at all stages of the creative process from interpreting the brief, keeping strategy and target audience in mind, working with the team to develop the storyboard, creating a visual style, planning the shoot days or production schedule, and ultimately providing clients with final assets that are suitable for implementation across specific media channels.
  • Ensuring that projects are delivered on time and to the highest standard possible.
  • Working with the client services team and attending client meetings to build relationships with clients and assist in selling video offering by showing the level of expertise.

You will be familiar with professional cameras and be proficient in 3D applications such as Cinema 4D or 3DS Max.

This is a full-time, permanent role working Monday – Friday.

If you are interested then apply today!

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Trumpf CNC Punch Operator / Setter
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909565
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Trumpf CNC Punch Operator / Setter based in Colchester.

This position will be to assist the Production managers with the manufacturing of the goods by use of the Trumpf CNC punching machine and assisting with other factory duties.

Responsibilities:

  • Prioritise production runs to assure customer orders are concluded on time, maximise machine run time plus productivity.
  • Operate fabricator, begin machine and supervise projects, machine operation and to identify malfunctions.
  • Maintain and manage machine as well as tooling cleanliness and in good physical shape.
  • Inspects all manufactured parts following work in process inspection methods and ensure to accomplish engineering specifications.
  • Resolve quality as well as mechanical problems and repair minor issues along with equipment adjustments as required.
  • Ensure to setup sheet for accessible for parts being established or complete.
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Driver
Sector: Transport, Logistics and Shipping
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909560
About the role

Do you have an up to date DQC card and full CPC training?

Do you have a full, clean and current driving licence?

Are you able to leave early in the morning, and commit to flexible working hours?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Driver on behalf of a company based in Colchester.

Main duties include:

  • Driving a 7.5 tonne or Luton van across the South-East to deliver products to showrooms or houses
  • Planning delivery schedules and routes with other transport supervisors
  • Helping to load and unload goods in the factory and at the customer’s site
  • Making sure loads are safely secured
  • Completing delivery paperwork and vehicle check sheets
  • Routine maintenance
  • Taking vehicles to and from servicing appointments

You must be able to follow traffic reports, be capable to lift and move heavy units and have knowledge of towns and roads in the South-East of England.

If you are interested then apply today!

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Engineer – Rotating Shifts
Sector: Production and Stock Control
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909558
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer, for a well-established business on the outskirts of Halstead.

You will be required to provide immediate support in the event of machinery breakdowns and maximise the plant availability on a range of process and packaging lines.

Proactively improving equipment operation to reduce machine downtime and increase production efficiency is certainly a key element of this role.

You will be carrying out tasks with minimal supervision and conducting work appropriately and safely - ensuring all machinery and services are in good working order, ready for production use, including servicing and repairs of all equipment on site.

Person specification:

  • Flexibility, honesty and team working.
  • Provide support to all departments.
  • Have the skills and knowledge required from an Engineer.
  • Willing to learn.
  • Excellent communicator.
  • Communicate with all departments across the site with any relevant issues or information.
  • Provide accurate statistical information to other departments where requested.
  • Ensure that you maintain safety in line with the company policy’s and strive to improve safety in all departments.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Lead by example, behaving appropriately with a “Can Do” attitude at all times in line with the company values and work policy.
  • Committed.
  • An aspiration to bring the company forward.
  • Empowered.
  • Strong team skills.
  • Forward-thinking.
  • Part of a team.
  • Excellent timekeeper.

Working hours are from 22:00 to 06:00, Sunday to Thursday for 1 month, then an 8-hour shift between 06:00 to 22:00, Monday to Friday for 1 month, with other shift patterns as and when required to cover holidays or other absences.

Salary for this role is £35,000 plus company benefits and free parking.

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Housekeeping Manager
Sector: Hospitality and Events Management
Salary: £26,000 - £28,000 per annum
Location: Gosfield
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909555
About the role

Are you an experienced Housekeeping Manager and looking for your next role?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Housekeeping Manager on behalf of a prestigious client based in Gosfield.

You will be responsible for ensuring that the house is immaculate and ready for guests on both show round and wedding days.

Your duties will include:

  • To ensure the highest standards of cleanliness at all times
  • To “set up” the house for show rounds on show round days in consultation with, and as required by the Sales Manager
  • To oversee the Guest Reception on wedding days ensuring that wedding guests are greeted in a friendly, professional manner when they arrive in time to check-in and to ensure that guests are shown to their rooms, providing assistance with their luggage
  • To check every bedroom in advance of guest check-in at midday on wedding days
  • To manage the Housekeeping Team
  • To produce rotas
  • To set up and maintain a programme of spring cleaning
  • To deal with any staffing problems and queries within the Housekeeping Team
  • To train Housekeeping Supervisors
  • To adhere to budgets as set on all product ordering and staffing levels
  • To conduct regular laundry inventories to maintain the highest quality of laundry and reasonable levels
  • To conduct monthly stocktakes on all cleaning products and guest supplies
  • To attend monthly Venue management meetings and quarterly Group Housekeeping meetings
  • To train the Housekeeping Team on Health and Safety matters, including manual handling, risk assessments, product knowledge and fire awareness
  • To ensure the smooth running of each wedding, event and the venue, maintaining high standards
  • You will ensure the safety of the building and the people in it with full awareness of health and safety procedures and you will operate at all times in accordance with your employer’s health and safety policies

This is a full-time, permanent role.

If you are interested then apply today!

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Quality Inspector - Nights
Sector: Production and Stock Control
Salary: £9.95 per hour
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909557
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a well-regarded business on the outskirts of Sudbury - to add to their team.

To oversee all quality duties on the night shift - you must be highly organised, able to multi-task and perform all associated tasks as required - excellent communication skills and IT skills are essential for this role.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Conducting internal checks, including hygiene, GMP, glass. maintenance of audit schedules.
  • Ensuring hygiene standards in the factory is maintained. This will include undertaking a regular swabbing regime.
  • Scale check.
  • Control of allergens, including allergen swabbing.
  • Monitoring CCP’s.
  • Control each recipe.
  • Record and control times and temperatures.
  • Through close interaction with production staff, maintaining and improving quality standards.
  • Monitor documentation for rotation numbers and batching.
  • Check product labels and the printing of product labels.
  • Control of quarantined goods.
  • Work to a daily task list.
  • Daily reports/handovers to the Quality Manager.
  • Help with stock control ensuring the right quantities are recorded onto Sage 200.
  • Managing packaging control systems.
  • Helping to prep for external audits such as BRC.
  • Responsible for pest control and managing the internal non-conformance system.
  • Working on a method to drive down the number of customer complaints.

Working hours are from 22:00 to 07:00, Sunday to Thursday - some overtime may be available.

Pay rate is £9.95 per hour plus £5 attendance bonus per shift following the passing of your 3-month probation.

Company benefits, free parking and discounted goods are available.

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Social Media Executive
Sector: Marketing, Advertising and PR
Salary: £16,010 per annum
Location: Feering
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909551
About the role

Do you have experience of using Social Media for a brand or clients?

Do you have a keen interest in Social Media Marketing?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Social Media Executive on behalf of a company based in Feering.

Your duties will include:

  • Developing social media content ideas and executing them effectively for multiple platforms.
  • Supporting the Social Media Manager against the agreed KPIs.
  • Supporting the Social Media Manager with writing and developing content for monthly content plans. Includes writing social-friendly and engaging copy.
  • Boosting content on multiple platforms within the agreed monthly budget.
  • Researching and keeping on top of social media updates for client content calendars.
  • Responding to communities daily on multiple platforms for all clients.

You will be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of all social platforms, have strong English and writing skills, with good attention to detail.

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday – Friday 09.00 – 17.30.

If you are interested then apply today!

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Office Administrator
Sector: Public Service and Administration
Salary: £17,000 - £18,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary to Permanent
Job ref: 909547
About the role

Are you highly organised and looking for an admin position?

Do you drive and have your own transport?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for an Office Administrator on behalf of a company based in Colchester.

You will be organising and coordinating the entire order process from the point at which an order is sent to a supplier, to the time the product is manufactured and then to the point of delivery and after-care service.

You will also be encoding and ordering products from plans and specifications received from regular retailers/developers.

Other general duties include:

  • Tea/coffee making
  • General housekeeping in office and kitchen
  • Filing, faxing, answering phones
  • Preparing and taking items to post office and courier
  • Weekly invoicing
  • Daily schedule print out and distribute to factory
  • Jobs that may arise over time to meet the needs of the business

The company is looking for someone to stay long-term, and progression opportunities are available!

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday – Friday 09.00-17.30.

If you are interested then apply today!

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Labourer / Yard Person
Sector: Warehouse
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909545
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Labourer / Yard Person on behalf of a company based in Braintree, Essex.

Candidates with Counterbalance Forklift Licence preferred but not essential.

The role will require close coordination with various departments including, Goods In/Out and the factory.

Your main responsibilities in this role are as follows:

  • Loading and unloading delivery vehicles manually or with counterbalance fork trucks.
  • Using industrial hoover to clean areas.
  • Labouring.
  • Operating cranes to weigh and move parts.
  • Coordinate with various teams to ensure jobs are completed as planned.
  • Completion inspection of incoming materials or refer to the relevant responsible person.
  • Work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Participate in company safety initiatives.
  • Work to provide results in a timely manner in accordance with planned dates/times.
  • Assist with improvements (Lean 5s) procedures, equipment, operating methods to increase efficiency.

The successful candidate will ideally display the following attributes -

  • Hard-working and self-motivated.
  • Ability to use initiative to plan workload when required.
  • Strong team working and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in Quality Assurance and process control
  • Used to working in a heavy Industrial Engineering Environment

Hours of work

  • Monday to Friday - 39 hours per week: Mon – Thurs 6.00am – 2.30pm, Fri 6.00am – 1.30pm.

 

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Web Developer
Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per annum
Location: Chelmsford
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909541
About the role

Do you have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Web Development?

Do you have solid front-end development skills in HTML, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Web Developer to a company based on the outskirts of Chelmsford.

The company is looking for someone to craft flawless code and demonstrate a thorough understanding of markup compliancy. You should also be familiar with all major web applications and technologies.

In return, you will receive excellent benefits such as regular social events, free onsite parking, and the opportunities to progress.

If you are interested in this amazing opportunity then apply today!

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Warehouse & Factory Assistant
Sector: Warehouse
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909543
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Warehouse & Factory Assistant on behalf of a company based in Braintree Essex to assist in the storage and distribution of raw materials.

You will work a permanent dayshift. Daily duties will be aligned with operational needs for the appropriate raw materials to be available at their point of use as scheduled by production. The team will comprise of two employees.

Role:

  • Loading materials (in bar or billet form) to the Lathes and moving bar stock from our High Bay Warehouse Facility to the Turning Cell.
  • Palletising finished work in preparation for shipment to Heat Treatments and protecting using waterproof film.
  • Clearing swarf and chips from machines and emptying chip bins into scrap metal skips.
  • Assisting with Unloading/loading Commercial vehicles as and when required.
  • Occasionally Machine minding and carrying out fettling and deburring operations to certain turned products.
  • Verifying incoming raw materials by checking weight, bar sizes and specification (full training Essential to the role).
  • Excellent eyesight with no history of colour blindness issues. (Our Bar Stocks are colour coded to prevent misuse on products).
  • Excellent concentration ability and attention to detail.
  • Previous experience in the use of counterbalance forklift vehicles (even if certification has lapsed) and also as a Banksman. Willingness to be trained in the use of a Combi Lift truck in the future.

*Please note that you will need a current driving licence.*

Hours of Work:
Monday – Thursday: 07.30 – 16.00
Friday: 07.30 – 15.00.
39-hours per week.

Additional hours at overtime rate are available to suit business demands.

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Machine / Assembly Operator
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: discussed on application
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909542
About the role

Due to a substantial increase in business and high customer demand, Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Machine / Assembly Operator for their client based in Braintree, Essex.

This role is a critical function in operating a component wash machine on a rotational basis. Full training will be provided for you, along with opportunities to learn new skills and enhance existing.

Scope:

  • To operate a component wash machine on a rotational basis.
  • Must be physically fit as repetitive lifting/moving is required.
  • Assembly of components to high standards.
  • Quality inspection of parts.
  • Use of hand tools and bench mounted equipment.
  • Ability to complete quality and productivity records, some written and PC entry required.

Role:

  • Ideally, a background in manufacturing, production-based roles, would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Manual dexterity is an important factor for handling and assembling our components.
  • Ability to lift and lower (manual handling) within capabilities and using lifting aids.
  • Use of pre-set meters and gauges to check the conformity of the product.
  • A willingness to learn and constantly improve.
  • Good team worker.
  • Training provided for suitable candidates.

Hours of Work:

Day Shift:
Monday-Thursday: 7:15am - 15:45pm
Friday: 7:15am - 14:45pm

Additional hours at overtime rate are available to suit business demands.

Benefits:

In return, we offer a competitive salary, after a qualifying period health care cashback scheme and company pension contributions, a holiday allowance of 25 days per year (full-time allocation) plus bank holidays and free on-site parking.

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Production Operative
Sector: Warehouse
Salary: £8.21 per hour
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 909540
About the role

Are you available immediately to start a new position?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Production Operative on behalf of a company based in Braintree.

You will be printing labels using a computer, assemble components and doing other general duties.

If you are interested then apply today!

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Facilities Maintenance Operative
Sector: Warehouse
Salary: £8.21 per hour
Location: Braintree
Role: Part Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 909539
About the role

Are you available immediately and looking for temporary work?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a part-time Facilities Maintenance Operative based in Braintree.

The role will involve maintenance of grounds and building, floor polishing, decorating, changing oven filters etc.

If you are interested then apply!

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Fork Lift Driver
Sector: Warehouse
Salary: £8.75 per hour
Location: Earls Colne
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 909528
About the role

Do you have a Counterbalance Fork Lift licence and are available immediately?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Fork Lift driver on behalf of a company based in Earls Colne.

You must have a valid licence and be able to drive due to location.

If you are interested then apply today!

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Warehouse Operative
Sector: Warehouse
Salary: £8.21 per hour
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 909529
About the role

Are you available immediately?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Warehouse Operative on behalf of a company based in Braintree.

You will be preparing moulds, cleaning castings and other general warehouse duties.

If you are interested then apply today!

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Aircraft Component Repair Technician
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: discussed on application
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907062
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for an Aircraft Component Repair Technician to work across both water & waste and seats/electrical inserts for their client based in Braintree, Essex.

You will be required to proceed with the operations using the appropriate tools and methods in order to meet the required output.

The role is workshop based and will involve the complete tear-down, cleaning, inspection, repair, overhaul, functional testing and troubleshooting of aircraft components.

You will offer general workshop skills, be able to follow technical diagrams, strip down, overhaul, repair and re-build. 

Skills and experience required:

  • Electro-mechanical background
  • Aircraft component overhaul (ideal but not essential)
  • Quick to learn new skills (and willing to learn)
  • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team
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Graduate Thermal Engineer
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909405
About the role

Due to the expansion of our client’s development capability, Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Graduate Thermal Engineer to be based in Colchester, Essex.

You will provide key design inputs to the electronics hardware team, and be involved in the verification stages of product development, as well as providing on-going support to the design teams in all three countries including the UK production team.

Your responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Designing, developing and testing thermal solutions for both convection and conduction-cooled products.
  • Liaising with the hardware and PCB design engineers to agree on optimal layout and construction of the boards.
  • Simulating and analysing the thermal performance of the products, and implementing any necessary corrections.
  • Thermal and mechanical testing of new products and components.
  • Developing and improving our mechanical and thermal design procedures and practises.
  • Maintaining awareness of new technologies.

Qualifications:

You will ideally be an engineering graduate in a relevant discipline – previous design and analysis experience in an industrial environment is not required. They must be able to demonstrate an ability to learn quickly and should ideally be familiar with some or all of the following:

  • An understanding of the principles behind designing thermal solutions for both convection cooled and conduction-cooled electronic products.
  • Thermal simulation using Flotherm or Flotherm XT or similar product.
  • Analysis of thermal characteristics at the component level in excess of 40W, and at board level in excess of 60W.
  • Mechanical design skills, ideally using SolidWorks, for creating or at least modifying solid model designs for heat sinks and other items.
  • Following a thermal design process.
  • An appreciation of general production machining processes.
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