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Career Spotlight: The Site Manager
Career Spotlight: The Site Manager
Also known as: Construction Manager, Building Manager, Project Manager, and Site Agent.  The Site Manager. Likely to be wearing a white helmet, hands full of rolled-up drawings and reports, and to be the first person on and last off site. The S...
Posted by: John Kirkham
23/05/17
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Engineering Director, BDP, Major International Architecture, Design & Engineering Practice
Engineering Director, BDP, Major International Architecture, Design & Engineering Practice
Andrew has taken time to thoroughly understand the people, values, working environment and business needs of BDP at the same time as establishing a personal trust with me and key members of our management team. A strong relationship that has been ben...
Posted by: Andrew Kerr
18/05/17
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WRS Interview Advice: The Phone Interview
WRS Interview Advice: The Phone Interview
The phone interview is rapidly becoming a universal vetting system for candidates who have beaten the first stage of looking for a new job: having a relevant and organised CV. But what should you expect during stage two, the phone interview?  Ph...
Posted by: Melanie Walker
12/05/17
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Why aren’t STEM Subjects and Careers Appealing to Girls?
Why aren’t STEM Subjects and Careers Appealing to Girls?
As the baby boomer generation retires, skills gaps are yawning wider and wider across most Engineering industries, and Manufacturing is no different. In addressing this skills gap, one area that cannot be ignored is that of encouraging females into S...
Posted by: Rosie Wilson
05/04/17
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Managing Director, North West England Construction Contractor
Managing Director, North West England Construction Contractor
WRS recruitment's Trades and Labour team have been helping to supply us with blue collar staff and have been consistently able to deliver on our requirements, often at very short notice. The labour sent is of a very high standard which is the main re...
Posted by: Tony Dean
15/02/17
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Chief Operating Officer, large Civil Engineering company in South Africa
Chief Operating Officer, large Civil Engineering company in South Africa
I dealt with David Beckett at WRS and found him professional and helpful. I was initially a little concerned about dealing with someone in the UK, but this did not have a detrimental effect. They introduced a local BEE candidate to us and the service...
Posted by: David Beckett
21/09/16
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Contract Administrator, large international General Contractor
Contract Administrator, large international General Contractor
It is a great pleasure to recommend Ella to fellow candidates who are looking to make the change in their career to work abroad. During the brief time I have known Ella, she demonstrated a high degree of expertise in international recruitment relatin...
Posted by: Ella Cann
21/09/16
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HR Manager, major South African Civil Engineering Company
HR Manager, major South African Civil Engineering Company
I understand that WRS are not based in South Africa however I was very impressed with your local market knowledge and contacts throughout the Construction and Engineering industry. During the recruitment process, I never felt that I was dealing with ...
Posted by: Tony Dean
21/09/16
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Construction - Technical Bid Writer with a New Client
Construction - Technical Bid Writer with a New Client
ProjectA UK Top 5 National Main Contractor was recruiting for a brand new position of Technical Bid Writer. ChallengeThe client was struggling to fill the position and had exhausted their internal processes and PSL agencies. WRS had no previous en...
Posted by: Melanie Walker
19/08/16
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Construction - Market Mapping, Consultancy and Recruitment in the UAE
Construction - Market Mapping, Consultancy and Recruitment in the UAE
ProjectWRS' client, a Chinese Construction company, was looking to establish itself in the UAE. ChallengeSome projects had been delayed and Project Management professionals were sorely needed on all sites to improve delivery. OutcomeWRS utilised Ma...
Posted by: Ella Cann
28/07/16
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