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 8 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! In 2017, Marrie relocated to Manchester and currently heads up her own division over there; however, Marrie comes back to Sheffield every Friday to work alongside her longstanding clients.
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 Elizabeth, Madelaine 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.
Jessica relocated to Sheffield from Suffolk to study sociology at the University of Sheffield, and since graduating has stayed!
She has a strong background in luxury retail and consultative based sales, and has been able to transfer her experience and skills to the recruitment industry.
Jessica particularly enjoys the fast-paced environment of recruitment, building great relations with new and existing clients, and finding out what is really important for a candidate in their next role.
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 currently works as a support to all the consultants and the first port of call for new registrations 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 to her administration roots and back into recruitment as it's an industry she always enjoyed! She works part time & enjoys a job share at A for appointments which allows her to maintain a great work / life balance.
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.