Margaret can boast a recruitment career of over 40 years, originally working for high st companies such as Brook St, Manpower and Adecco to name a few. She decided to open her own business to provide an innovative service with flexibility and focusing on the matching of candidates rather than KPI’s as other agencies do. This is the 17th year of running A for Appointments successfully and the business continues to grow year on year. Margaret is proud of many things to include winning HIGHLY ACCLAIMED BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR in 2004 and the fact that the majority of clients and candidates using A for Appointments are from recommendation!
Marrie has over 10 year’s experience in recruitment having worked for Blue Arrow before joining A for Appointments. Marrie, previously a student at Leeds University, enjoys the autonomy at A for Appointments & being able to look after her clients irrespective of position and industry! She worked full time for the business up to 2016 when she gave birth to Oscar but has now returned and has taken on more responsibility in terms of the overall running of the business, she is a very valued senior consultant who is passionate about the quality of service she provides to all her clients and applicants alike!
Kevin has overseen the financial side of the business since 2005, his busy workload includes everything from the accounts side of the business to payroll, not just the in-house staff but all the temporary staff working out in the field. His innovative approach , attention to detail and his ability to ‘think out of the box’ has made him a key member of the A for Appointments team. Nothing is ever too much trouble for Kevin, he is always happy to help!
Megan joined A for Appointments after completing her Studies at Sheffield College. Although having no experience in recruitment or an office based environment Megan has certainly found her feet! Megan works alongside Jessica and Corina looking after a number of Sheffield Call Centres. Megan initially started as an Apprentice but soon proved she has the ability to work in this demanding and ever changing business. After working at A for Appointments for 8 Months, Megan won an award for all her hard work within the company. Megan enjoys the challenge and helping candidates with their career search, candidates are also quick to thank her for her service. Megan is a valued member of the team and we can’t wait to see her develop her career at A for Appointments.
Corina joined A for Appointments to begin her Business Administration Apprenticeship after completing her educational Studies at Sheffield College. Although having no experience in recruitment, Corina has two years’ experience working within the service industry. Corina is a new addition to our call centre department and although she is new to the team, Corina has proved she has what it takes to work in this difficult yet rewarding industry. Corina enjoys the challenge’s recruitment has to offer and assisting the candidates with their recruitment process! Corina is a valued member of the team and we can’t wait to see her develop within this new and exciting profession.
Debbie who started her career working for Barclays Bank and then a recruitment company based in Chester, before getting the 'travel bug' and spending the next 20+ years flying all over the world with British Airways as a purser on long haul flights.
After becoming a Mum to 3 boy's she's returned back to recruitment and started with A for Appointments on reception however in 2018 she was promoted to TEMPS CONTROLLER and now manages a very busy temp desk and the SHEFFIELD HALLAM UNIVERSITY contract. She has excelled since taking over this role and loves the variety & the buz of the main office, she is particularly keen on only sending quality candidates and is well respected by her clients and candidates, she is a no nonsense Sheffield girl & loved by everyone!
Jessica graduated from York St John University, after studying for three years and gaining a degree in History. She has worked in a number of customer focused roles, including sales and customer service advisory positions, all of which included administrational duties. It is from here that she found an interest in recruitment initially being taken on as a temp before gaining a permanent status within the team.
The personal and invested touch that A for Appointments offers to both candidates and clients is what made the company stand out to her. Jessica felt she could transfer her skills into this industry helping to deliver a tailored service and ensuring all who use A for Appointments receive an excellent recruiting experience.
Jessica looks forward to growing in the company and continuing to offer the exceptional service A for Appointments is known for.