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About bestheadhunter

Simon Wilkins is 'The Headhunter' for New Homes and Housebuilding Sector. Former Sales & Marketing Director with Crest Nicholson and Head of Sales Redrow Homes SE. Headhunter with Face-Fit Group and founder of the UK's first Housebuilding Jobs Board in 2008 - www.newhomesjobs.co.uk Clients include: Galliford Try/Linden, Berkeley Homes, Crest Nicholson, Miller Homes, St James, Persimmon, Barratt, Bovis Homes, House Group, Taylor Wimpey, Gladedale, Redeham Homes, Harrison Cowley, Bellway and many more. Specialising in recruitment for all personnel within the housebuilding sector from Chief Executives to Site & Sales Personnel. Newhomesjobs cater for all job disciplines within the housebuilding and new homes sector. I guarantee all placements and to-date have a 100% success rate for every placement made with every client. Specialties: Ethical recruitment, loyal to clients and candidates, extremely confidential and professional. Business is for long-term relationships, not the 'bums on seats' mentality. I guarantee all placements and will never poach staff from a client, ever. An enviable record of success, without the need to refund any client for an abortive assignment. Good value too !

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Have you got the X – Factor? Who’s Got Talent? Blah Blah Blah

This is going to be a very short note because of time pressures. The best people with great references are in demand and companies will pay over the odds to attract them. Message ends.

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2013 Countdown

Companies are already preparing for a busy 2013, with site launches and work in progress going full steam ahead. The search for some excellent candidates is still the main focus, as talent shortages are pushing salaries through the roof. The … Continue reading

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What does the financial calendar in your business, mean to you? Does it mean, extra pressure to meet those short term and vital goals? Does it mean having to work extra hours for no…

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Year End? or Dead End?

What does the financial calendar in your business, mean to you? Does it mean, extra pressure to meet those short term and vital goals? Does it mean having to work extra hours for no extra reward or simply time to … Continue reading

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Tax your granny and a pasty !

Why is VAT levied on the renovation of old buildings, but not on the sale of new houses? By adding 20% on the cost of refurbishing or maintaining to improve existing buildings is crazy. The Government needs to bring the … Continue reading

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Cracking start to 2012

I have my ears very close to the ground and with a portfolio of clients ranging from a few units a year to a couple of thousand, I’m quite well placed to not only ask some delving questions, but get … Continue reading

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Time to Leap ?

Look before you leap… If you are considering a move this year, you’d do well to speak with me. Some very exciting un-advertised roles are emerging and knowing the likely moves well ahead of the job market will ensure that … Continue reading

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Busiest year since 2007

For those that have met with me in some hotel for a couple of hours or so, will have no difficulty whatsoever with the headline to this blog. For they will quickly realise that in my usual ‘no-bull” style, that … Continue reading

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Only the best will do.

When a client says, “Only the best will do”, it really means that in order to satisfy the clients’ requirements, I have the task of finding someone very special to join their company. Candidates are hand picked, based upon skill-set, … Continue reading

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