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Mike Beament: 1954 – 2017

We’re very sad to announce that Mike Beament, one of the founder members of BLT, passed away yesterday peacefully after a short illness.

Mike and his co-founders established BLT in 1987 as a recruitment company built on a strong ethics, unrivalled knowledge of the niche areas in which we operate and a certain amount of individuality in the way which we do business – values which remain strong to this day. Mike was particularly instrumental in creating a ‘family feel’ to the BLT culture – put simply, it was great fun working with and for him.

All Mike’s colleagues past and present will remember Mike for his tremendous warmth, wit and integrity and we are thinking of his family and friends at this sad time.

The Best Jobs in the UK?

Glassdoor have released their annual ranking of the 25 best jobs in the UK market determined by number of job openings, salary, and overall job satisfaction. Read More

Brexit: A Cautionary Tale

We had some interesting results from the last ‘Have You Got News for Us?’ feature in November’s Snapshot. We asked your opinions on some Brexit related economy issues – and I think it’s fair to say you are not a wholly optimistic lot right now!

On Question 1 – In the wake of Brexit, how confident are you about the health of the British economy as a whole over the next 24 months? - from 5 options starting at ‘Highly Optimistic’ down, a full 100% of you responded as either ‘Somewhat’ or ‘Highly Pessimistic’. Read More

Fear of the Unknown…

2016 seems to be the year of the outsider. The year of the underdog.

As a recruiter, I’ve learnt over the years that there is great value in the unexpected. The candidate who gets the job is never the closest match to the job spec – it’s always the one who looks a slightly interesting alternative on paper, and then wows and convinces everyone face-to-face. Read More

Farewell from Don…

As some of you will know, after (almost) 30 years at BLT I’ve decided to step down from the management consultancy recruitment business here.

So if you’ll indulge me, a few memories from my time as a management consultancy recruiter. Read More

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