Fiona Wilson (Managing Director and Headhunter, FJWilson Talent Services) writes: Our clients are organisations for professionals. They include membership organisations, awarding bodies, and learning providers.
Clients use our solutions to help them recruit fresh talent and also to make the best use of the talent they already have, specifically in senior and mid-level roles.
Illustrations of how we add value for our clients are available in the form of case studies.
Clients may meet us either at their offices, over Zoom (or alternative video platform) or at a local branch of the Institute of Directors (IoD) or Regus. IoD and Regus locations are accessible for wheelchair users (though please notify us in advance if you have any special requirements).
Candidates typically meet us over Zoom, Skype, Facetime or Google hangouts. This enables us to provide a highly flexible service outside the traditional working day and week. We’re also happy to meet candidates in person, at an accessible location to suit any special requirements.
Portraits of our team members, comprising employees and long-term associates, are provided in PDF here.
The functions they fulfil are as follows:
Administration: Hannah Olsen
Business development: Anth Mckeown
Candidate researching and sourcing: Lina Beynar; Phil Wolfenden
Coaching and leadership development: Denise Taylor
Communications: Anthony Haynes; Karen Haynes
Interviewing and screening candidates: Amanda Bishop; Gill Wilson
Management: Dilly Clack
Service delivery and sourcing candidates: Heidi Frost
Strategy and account management: Fiona Wilson
To contact members of the team by email, please use firstname at fjwilson dot com.
Reminders of good HR practice: how a talent agency can add value
Anthony Haynes writes: This is the second in our monthly series of posts dealing with key issues in talent acquisition. The series is inspired by the well-known quotation from Dr Johnson, that we “more frequently require to be reminded than informed“. Rather than showcase novel ideas, our aim here is to curate reminders of what… Read More
Reminders of good HR practice: candidate experience
Anthony Haynes writes: Today we begin a new, monthly series, of posts dealing with key issues in talent acquisition. The series is inspired by the well-known quotation from Dr Johnson, that we “more frequently require to be reminded than informed“. Rather than showcase novel ideas, our aim here is to be provide accessible reminders of… Read More
Anthony Haynes writes: Happy New year! 2020 begins with an interview with our MD, Fiona Wilson, in which she tells the FJ Wilson story — why she founded FJ Wilson Talent Services, how the business has developed to date, and what makes her tick. The interview is published on the Crown Talent Assets (US) blog,… Read More
The Perfect Cafe for Working Remotely Has These 29 Things
Originally posted on Josh Smith Digital Design: There’s something energizing about working remotely from a cafe. The aromas of coffee and baked goods waft through the air. Caffeinated patrons read books until their dates or business associates arrive. Writers wearing headphones pound away on laptops. Why is everyone here? What makes the perfect cafe? by…
Professional communication: the contribution of archives
Anthony Haynes writes: Our main market consists of organisations for professionals, They include membership organisations, awarding bodies, and learning providers. Many of these organisations, especially the larger, long-established, ones maintain archives. The degree to which they disseminate knowledge of or from archives, however, varies. A role model here is the Institute of Engineering and Technology… Read More
If you depend on gut feel while interviewing, you are relying on dumb luck.
Originally posted on VA@VictorHRConsultant.com | 707 331 6740: Luck is never enough. Instead, double your hiring success by using effective interviewing techniques, validated assessments, and reference and background checks. If you believe that it sounds like a lot of work and money, it is cheaper than the cost of turnover from bad hires. Many CEOs and executives…