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ABERDEEN has been named as the second-best place in the world for workers in the oil and gas industry to live. http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/aberdeen-second-best-in-the-world-for-oil-and-gas-workers.25877871

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Imagine the scenario. 10 minutes to go in the most important match of the season. You are 1-0 down and as the manager you have a decision to make. Your team are on the attack and look like they might get an equaliser. The fans are screaming for a change and you need to decide to keep things as they are or make a change, do you take off one of the defenders for an attacker and go for it? This is risky as you could lose 2-0 but the draw could turn around your season. What would you do?

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It is no secret within the industry that reports project a large percentage of current oil and gas professionals will retire by 2020, meaning the next generation of skilled professionals must step in and fill this void – but are there enough out there?   This challenge facing the industry is known to many as ‘the great crew change’

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Margaret Richmond, Director, has responsibility for the Glasgow office and over 15 years of accountancy recruitment experience. She has worked with a range of businesses and has a proven track record of recruiting for non qualified, part qualified and qualified staff for finance and accounting teams. Margaret's key focus at present is recruiting for senior qualified accounts staff for accounting teams predominantly within industry. Margaret takes pride working in partnership with her clients and candidates alike. Here Margaret gives us some valuable interview tips.

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PRG in conjunction with HBJ Gateley will be holding an HR Business Breakfast in Glasgow on Tuesday 23 September 2014.

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As training contracts near their end, Fiona James-Martin has some advice for newly-qualified CAs

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PRG are delighted to announce that in partnership with some of our most prestigious clients, we will be hosting a careers evening on Thursday 24 July at the George Hotel, Edinburgh

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Starting salaries rose sharply last month on the back of a surge in demand for staff and an acute lack of available employees, according to a survey of recruiters.

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Nicole Wright has over 7 years IT recruitment experience within the Scottish marketplace. Nicole specialises in working with a small number of clients within the Financial Services (Investment Banking, Insurance, Fund Management & Asset Management) and the SME technology space. She also focuses on helping organisations achieve quality hires using more reliable and science based recruitment methods that take the risk out of recruiting. Here she gives us an insight in to how the industry is performing.

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PRG are delighted to announce that in partnership with some of our most prestigious clients, we will be hosting a careers evening on Thursday 24 July at the George Hotel, Edinburgh

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PRG Construction and Facilities Management is headed up by Emma Steven who has a vast range of experience within this sector. Emma and her team have been successfully recruiting within the construction industry for a number of years and continue to do so with some of the most sought after candidates in the market. Emma and her team are passionate about delivering a high level of service to clients and pride themselves on being able to offer a ‘one stop shop’ service to meet all client and candidate needs.  Here she gives us an insight in to how the industry is performing.

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Team PRG heading for the finishing line of the Glasgow 2014 Kiltwalk! So far over £1500 raised for the Aberlour Childcare Trust.  Well done to everyone who took part.

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Jonathan Donnelly has an in-depth knowledge of the Accountancy recruitment sector  with over 5 years experience recruiting in the West of Scotland  market place.

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The 5 minute interview

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Testimonials:

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"I was recently made redundant and Leanne from PRG contacted me, within 2 weeks of redundancy she had set me up with 4 possible job opportunities and on my first interview that she had arranged I got the job I was looking for!

"Leanne really took on board what I was aiming for, she listened to my needs and was extremely professional in all areas....she looked at companies that would best suit me and that I would be right for them. I couldn't have done it without her, she really took the stress out of an extremely stressful situation.

"Thank you once again Leanne you really are an asset to PRG!”
 

“Having worked with PRG and, specifically, Paul Steven on several assingnments, we have been impressed by their professional approach, strategic input and, most importantly, ability to deliver results." 

"It has been a pleasure to work with Kris Owens over the last few months. He has been a tremendous support to me on some very challenging and neiche roles.  He is genuine and hard working and will always give 110% effort on whatever he is given to do. I look forward to working with him again in the future"

HR | Quintiles

 

 

 

"Paul Steven at PRG stands out among consultants due to his understanding of the Scottish Legal Market and excellent people skills" 

"Maxine McGrath always sends me candidates that most can’t find by head hunting. She uses her her industry knowledge and always get’s it right first time. She thinks out of the box when looking for that special person for us. I consider Maxine an integral part of my team at Mitie. 

PRG really understand our requirements and have a real grasp on the facilities management sector. I know Maxine will go the extra mile to fill my vacancies."

David Cruickshank

Mitie TFM 

 

 

"I have worked closely with Emma Canning for the past two years, we have developed a great working relationship over this period, Emma has come to know exactly what our needs are as a business and has assisted us to fill a number of both temporary and permanent positions for both technical and administration staff. Emma and PRG continually provide a high standard of candidate all of whom are fully vetted before being put forward.

"Emma and the staff at PRG are friendly, helpful and committed to all our enquiries which makes us delighted to continuing using Emma and PRG with future recruitment needs."

Martin Byrne | Operations Manager
FES FM Limited

"Keegans have relied on Emma Canning for many years to provide us with top quality temporary and permanent staff. She has always been very professional with a fantastic attention to detail. Emma has taken the time to understand our business and requirements, so we are able to get the right staff solution with minimum fuss. It’s very reassuring to know that I can pick up the phone and count on excellent support from someone I can trust."

Wayne Howatt
Director Keegans Ltd

“Jonathan's incredible depth of knowledge in the accounting sector allows him to give excellent career advice to Jobseekers at all stages in there accounting career.

"Having been made redundant at the beginning of Feb 2013 and actively looking for work, I am pleased to say that I was fortunate to be put in contact with Jonathan and With his hard work and dedication in advising me in the sector of work best suited to the career I was looking for and also guiding me when selected for interviews I was only unemployed for two weeks.

"I can honestly say I would have no hesitation in recommending Jonathan to anyone actively looking for work in the accounting sector."

Karen Browning

Imperial Commercials

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Glasgow

247 West George Street,
GLASGOW,
G2 4QE

T: 0141 331 9380
F: 0141 331 9381

E: glasgow@prgrecruitment.com

Edinburgh

4th Floor,
14 South St. Andrew Street,
EDINBURGH
EH2 2AZ

T: 0131 550 1460
F: 0131 550 1461
E: edinburgh@prgrecruitment.com